2020 will be a year we never forget, even if we would like to! Through all the hurdles, the SoIN community still found ways to come together, support each other, and even have some fun along the way!

Check out some of the highlights from southern Indiana and see how hope conquers all!

New mural on the Schmitt Furniture Store in downtown New Albany by Key Detail
New mural on the Schmitt Furniture Store in downtown New Albany by Key Detail.

Recbar 812

Recbar 812
Recbar 812 opened in February 2020 in downtown New Albany.

Downtown New Albany. 📸: Lawless116
Downtown New Albany. 📸: Lawless116

Parlour Pizza in downtown Jeffersonville added additional outdoor heated seating. 📸: parlourpizza
Parlour Pizza in downtown Jeffersonville added additional outdoor heated seating. 📸: parlourpizza

Carnegie Center for Art & History graffiti exhibit.
Carnegie Center for Art & History graffiti exhibit. 

Strolls on mansion row in downtown New Albany 📸: missscarlettalexandria
Strolls on mansion row in downtown New Albany. 📸: missscarlettalexandria

Donuts as big as your head from Jeff’s Bakery. 📸: eatlovelouisville
Donuts as big as your head from Jeff’s Bakery. 📸: eatlovelouisville

Deam Lake Hammock greg_prototype

Deam Lake Horses windy_withers

Kayak at Deam Lake windy_withers
Weekends spent at Deam Lake Recreation Area in Borden. 📸: windy_withers & greg_prototype

Family walks to Louisville across the Big Four Station Bridge. 📸:breeleighouse
Family walks to Louisville across the Big Four Station Bridge. 📸:breeleighouse

New mural on MESA, A Collaborative kitchen honoring great chefs by Carrie Johns Art.
New mural on MESA, A Collaborative Kitchen honoring great chefs by Carrie Johns Art.

NoCo Arts and Cultural District

NoCo Arts and Cultural District 📸: igerslouisville

NoCo Arts and Cultural District  📸: new_view_ai
NoCo Arts and Cultural District continued to grow! 📸: new_view_ai & igerslouisville

The always beautiful Big Four Bridge! 📸:wongtail
The always beautiful Big Four Bridge! 📸:wongtail

Georgetown Drive-In
Georgetown Drive-In was rediscovered by many! 📸: new_view_ai

Geraldine's Kitchen Masks

DADA Shopping Masks

DADA Mask Shopping

Fairfield Checking in Masks

Maxwell's House of Music Masks

SoIN Mask

Orange Clover Masks

Vintage Fire Museum Masks
SoIN partners masked up and signed the Hoosier Hospitality Promise to keep our visitors and community safe!

Yoga at the New Albany Amphitheater by Heart & Wellness.
Yoga at the New Albany Amphitheater by Heart 2 Heart Wellness.

U-Pick pumpkins at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards. 📸: rjsart
U-Pick pumpkins at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyards. 📸: rjsart

Golden Hour in downtown New Albany. 📸: mircominstrel
Golden Hour in downtown New Albany. 📸: mircominstrel

Lovely fall colors at Mount Saint Francis Sanctuary.
Lovely fall colors at Mount Saint Francis Sanctuary. 📸: Luanne Mattson

True North Coffee House really pumpkin spiced it up this fall! 📸: truenorthcoffeehouse
True North Coffee House really pumpkin-spiced it up this fall! 📸: truenorthcoffeehouse

Parlour Pizza in Jeffersonville got creative with Halloween themed drinks! 📸: Parlourpizza
Parlour Pizza in Jeffersonville got creative with Halloween themed drinks! 📸: parlourpizza

The 1894 Lodge’s Smoked Blood Orange Maker’s Mark Old Fashioned was the winner of the cocktail competition at the first Southern Indiana Burger Week in October.
The 1894 Lodge’s Smoked Blood Orange Maker’s Mark Old Fashioned was the winner of the cocktail competition at the first Southern Indiana Burger Week in October.

New Albany Sugar Shoppe

New Albany Sugar Shoppe opened its doors in October.
New Albany Sugar Shoppe opened its doors in October. 📸: New Albany Sugar Shoppe

Holiday Odd Shop 📸: Duke Marsh

Mariposa Holiday Window 📸: Duke Marsh

HIM Boutique Holiday 📸: Duke Marsh

Mariposa Holiday Windows 📸: Duke Marsh
The holiday window decorations of downtown New Albany did not disappoint. 📸: Duke Marsh

U-pick trees at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyard.
U-pick trees at Huber’s Orchard, Winery & Vineyard.

Bicentennial Park all spruced up for the holidays in downtown New Albany. 📸: Batacusphoto
Bicentennial Park all spruced up for the holidays in downtown New Albany. 📸: Batacusphoto

The view from SoIN never gets old! 📸: tmkelleyphotography
The view from SoIN never gets old! 📸: tmkelleyphotography