About Tony Kummer

Tony is our lead editor and website administrator. He moved to Hanover in 2005 and has been a fan of Madison ever since. info@madisonindiana.us

“Buy-Sell-Trade” on Main St

The Madison Buy-Sell-Trade store has quickly become a popular shopping spot in downtown Madison. It’s a cross between an antique store, a pawn shop and the coolest yard sale ever. You’ll find things for the kids, cool collectible items, and tons of cheap DVDs. There is really something vintage for everyone. They turn over the […]

Golden Kitchen Restaurant

The owners of the Hong Kong Kitchen are opening a second location on the Madison Hilltop. Driving downtown is not a big deal, unless you’re on lunch break and need to eat fast. So here is one more reason to eat Chinese food in Madison, Indiana. Address: 630 Clifty Dr. Madison, IN. 47250 (former Wendy’s and […]

Downtown Italian

I’ve been hooked on Franco’s Family Restaurant for several months. You won’t find a better lunch menu Madison. But this place really comes alive at night. The pictures below are your free sample. Franco’s Italian Restaurant – 119 East Main St. Madison, Indiana. 47250 Phone Number – 812-265-5626 (on Facebook)

Smoothie Bar?

Yes, this is finally happening. A member of our downtown network tipped us off about a new offering at the Cultivate Nature Shop. 108 East Main St. Madison, IN 47250 Holistic smoothie and juice bar. #Aces The pictures below speak for themselves, will check it out at first possible opportunity. Open 10:30 – 430 Monday […]

Wild Thing

You’ve already heard the talk. Maybe you’ve even seen this river monster in action. Wild Thing Jet Boat Rides in Madison, Indiana. See their website for more information or try their phone number 812-701-1155. Hours vary, but they are open every day through September. Call to reserve your spot. Do it today. Just make sure […]

“Civil War Days” at Lanier Mansion

Every June, the Lanier Mansion State Historical site hosts a two day event called “Civil War Days.” This small festival is a fun way to connect with the 1860s and learn a little more about the war between North & South. The highlight of the event is the mock battle, complete with cannon fire and […]

Music at the Broadway Fountain (Summer Concert Series)

One highlight of summertime in Madison is the monthly free concerts at the Broadway Fountain. These downtown events are organized by Visit Madison and the Madison Main Street Program. They offer local resident another great reason to come out and enjoy Madison’s Historic District. Browse our pictures below for a sample of the fun. Bedsides […]

Farmer’s Market in Downtown Madison

From April through October, you can find local produce (and much more) beside the Broadway Fountain in Historic Madison Indiana. The Madison Farmer’s Market is open every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Most booths are open by 8:30 AM and stay until Noon. We claim the oldest farmer’s market in Indiana, operating since 1809. For more details, […]