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    Saluting Local Health Care Workers on the Frontlines Fighting COVID-19 Photography Provided Remember the days when the notion of shaking hands with a rock-n-roll star or rubbing elbows with an NBA player made your heart aflutter? Remember the way your children watched superhero movies with their eyes wide and their mouths agape as they sat, ...
  • Adventure Park

    City of Firsts Adventure Park Features Revamped Facilities and New Amenities City of Firsts Adventure Park is gearing up for its second season of affordable family fun. Located at 409 Arrow Street on the site of the old Kokomo Raceway, it is a destination where both residents and visitors to the area can enjoy a variety of activities ...
  • Your'e In Control

    You’re In Control Business Spotlight Photographer / Jim Hunt Tara Galles, a registered occupational therapist who specializes in pelvic floor therapy, has a goal. She strives to help every client of her business, You’re In Control, to feel like a natural woman again. Recently, the facility has moved to a larger location in order to accommodate the ...
  • Main Street Cafe

    New Owner Teri Rose Aims to Continue Eatery’s Success Photographer / Heidi Pruitt If it’s not broke, don’t try to fix it. That’s Teri Rose’s philosophy so far as the new owner of Kokomo’s Main Street Cafe. “The previous owners have done a fabulous job,” says Rose, who was born and raised in Kokomo. “The ...
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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 ...