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    Kokomo, the “City of Firsts”, now has a mobile app available from the Kokomo Magazine designed to help connect residents to local businesses and events. Smartphone users (Apple or Android) can now download “The Kokomo App” that enables users to check-in at local retailers and obtain special discounts or offers. Check-ins appear on the app, ...
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    Anomalous Concepts Crafts Custom Bar & Pub Tables Photographer / Heidi Pruitt Those acquainted with longtime Peru resident Tonya Byrum know that she isn’t interested in sitting still. Even though she works outside the home and is the mother of two sons, she’s always coming up with unique, creative ideas. Her latest endeavor is Anomalous ...
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    Three Generations of Women Own & Operate Successful Jewelry Store 30-Plus Years & Counting Photography Provided More than three decades ago, Cleta Hunt and her husband lived in St. Thomas Virgin Islands where they managed a business. After moving to Kokomo, Cleta chose to open a jewelry shop because her brother was a wholesaler and ...
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    Ray’s Drive-In Has Stood the Test of Time Photographer / Jim Hunt Inside Ray’s Drive-In late on a winter afternoon, the sun lazily creeps through the pick-up counter window, bearing silent witness to conversations that have taken place at this location for more than seven decades. There is a voice behind the counter asking a ...
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    Local Restaurant Is Quickly Becoming a Kokomo Favorite Photographer / Jim Hunt From the Mozart burger to Thomas Edison’s Stuffed Breadsticks, the menu at Kokomo’s Prodigy Burger Bar & Grill is packed with delicious dishes inspired by historic figures. “We specialize in paying homage to those greats of the past who were prodigies of their ...
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    Photographer / Heidi Pruitt JR and Lois McIntire founded Crystal Wand Creations back in 1992, but they rooted themselves in downtown Kokomo in 2012 as a spiritual, cultural and holistic gift shop. Within the shop you can find various incense items, gems, candles, religious relics, tapestries and other unique and spiritual products. As one of ...
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    Timothy Boor Recalls Unique Journey to Opening the Award-Winning Bohemian Tattoo Club Photographer / Jim Hunt Timothy Boor takes his art seriously. Very seriously. As founder of Bohemian Tattoo Club in downtown Kokomo, Boor and his staff approach every tattoo job fully aware that what they’re doing will be part of their customers’ lives forever. ...
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    Amber & Todd Jordan Have Collected a Big Following at Kokomo Toys & Collectibles Photographer / Jim Hunt Since its 2014 opening on East Sycamore Street, Kokomo Toys & Collectibles has been a local, regional and national shopping destination for all ages. And it’s not difficult to see why. The shop carries a staggeringly extensive ...
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    We Care’s Annual Tradition Brings Hope to Others Writer / Sarah Shutt Photography provided Hope, the doll that is at the center of the We Care tradition, has been a staple of We Care since she was found in a bag of donated items. Hope was originally created in 1965 by Hasbro Inc, with the ...
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    Popular Christmas Light Display Returns to We Care Park Photography Provided Growing up, Mike Wyant was one of 16 children. While circumstances weren’t always ideal during the holiday season, he still remembers looking forward to Christmas. “Christmas with 16 children was still Christmas, even though we maybe only got one gift,” Wyant says. “When you ...