Archives for October 2008

Dating – Romantic Ideas

Indianapolis is a vibrant cityand there are a number of exciting things to do in Indianapolis that are a perfect fit for any romantic and dating ideas. The downtown Indianapolis area offers many dining options including many five star Indianapolis restaurants that would be perfect for a romantic evening out on the town. Imagine sharing […]

Maggiano’s Little Italy: Molto Italiano Restaurant at Keystone

Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant is a real favorite among the many fine Indianapolis restaurants. The establishment is located at Keystone at the Crossing, in the northeastern quadrant of Indianapolis, just south of the Interstate-465 between Fishers and Carmel, two of the fastest-growing cities in Indiana. Maggiano’s is a beautiful and spacious authentic Italian restaurant that […]

IUPUI Softball: Queens of the Mound

Maggie Calcaterra is leading the IUPUI Softball team as head coach for the third straight season in 2008.  Assisted by Owen Chew and Kristin Zacher, Calcaterra brings expertise from her BS in Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, which she earned in 1997.  She later went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Educational […]

Festival Music Society of Indiana: Promoting Early Music

Established in 1966, the Festival Music Society of Indiana is an Indianapolis musical organization. The Society has produced the Early Music Festival, an Indianapolis festival, since 1967. The organization and festival’s mission is to educate and develop a public understanding and appreciation for “early music”. Indianapolis‘ Festival Music Society was only the second such organization […]

Ensemble Music Society: International Music for Indianapolis

The Ensemble Music Society is an Indianapolis musical organization that was established in 1944 by Leonard Strauss and other Indianapolis residents who displayed a love for chamber music.  Volunteers organized the Society’s first concert at the Indiana War Memorial located in downtown Indianapolis; a performance that was to set the stage for a series devoted […]

Classic Ragtime Society: Reviving the Past in Indianapolis

If you’re planning to be in Indianapolis over the summer months, a fun Indianapolis event for the entire family to attend is the Classic Ragtime Society of Indiana’s annual festival.  Every August, the organization comprises a series of concerts, dance demonstrations and seminars to spread the enjoyment of class ragtime music in Indianapolis. It is […]

Heartland Film Festival: Heartwarming Films in Indianapolis

The Heartland Film Festival is celebrating 16 years of bringing films that celebrate the positive aspects of life to Indianapolis this October. Heartland Truly Moving Pictures is the Indianapolis non-profit organization that works to organize and conduct the festival each year. The Heartland Film Festival features provide Indianapolis kids and adults nine days of fun […]

The Circle City Classic: Always a Game for the Ages

The Circle City Classic is one of the two major events produced by the Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis. Held on a weekend in the fall, it is a showcase featuring the best of black college football. During the Circle City Classic, more than 175,000 visitors enjoy the incredible tradition, talent and energy of African-Americans […]

Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

The Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration is one of the biggest events in Indianapolis and the largest African-American affair in the nation. This impressive 11-day annual celebration is one of two main fundraising events organized by the Indiana Black Expo, an Indianapolis nonprofit whose mission is to address past, present, and future pressing issues that African-Americans face. The first Indiana Black […]

Indy Pride Festival

Since 1996, the gay and lesbian community of Indianapolis has come together each June, in harmony with Pride festivals all over the country, to celebrate who they are and raise awareness of tolerance. The Indy Pride Festival is an eagerly anticipated Indianapolis event that has grown dramatically in size over the years. According to Indy […]

Petry’s Place: Indianapolis Party Paradise

Indianapolis kids love a great party, but then who doesn’t? In Indianapolis there’s only one place kids can party seven days a week, and that’s Petry’s Place. Petry’s Place is a party paradise, where theme parties are the specialty. Birthdays and other celebrations are made special at Petry’s Place, where guests pick their favorite theme […]

Adam’s Mark Hotel: Sumptuous Indianapolis Hotel

The Adam’s Mark Hotel at the Indianapolis International Airport offers more than 400 guest rooms, including 20 exclusive, spacious suites, and has a reputation as a premier provider of accommodations for Indianapolis business, corporate and social events. The Adam’s Mark makes for a comfortable stay for the business traveler, corporate meeting attendees or wedding party […]

VSA Arts of Indiana: Very Special

VSA Arts of Indiana, Inc. (VSAI) makes its home in the Harrison Center for the Arts in downtown Indianapolis. This is Indiana’s spearhead organization for promotion of the arts among people of all ages who have disabilities. Part of what they’ve accomplished, over the years, is to raise the consciousness of the public in general […]

Circle of Lights Downtown: Illuminate your Heart

The Indianapolis Circle of Lights is the holiday high point of the bustling downtown Indianapolis region of the great metropolis. Located in the heart of the heart of the city at Monument Circle, this holiday festival draws hundreds of thousands of spectators every year. Live entertainment precedes the culmination of the event, when the Soldiers’ […]

Crackers Comedy Club: Downtown Indianapolis Hilarity

The Crackers Comedy Club is such a popular Indianapolis attraction that they had to open up two Indy locations, one in the Broad Ripple Village sector and the other in downtown Indianapolis. Both neighborhoods make up the bulk of the six distinct cultural districts in Indianapolis. The Crackers Comedy Club Downtown has a nice, smallish […]

City Market – Homegrown, Homemade Indianapolis Shopping

The Indianapolis City Market goes all the way back to 1821, when its original building was constructed for a central town marketplace in what is now bustling downtown Indianapolis. It grew in size and stature, attracting merchants from various different cultures to sell their farm-bought produce and meats in the precursor to today’s big grocery […]

Fort Golf Course: Historic Indianapolis Golf

The Fort Golf Course is a major Indianapolis attraction for golfers as well as nature and history buffs in Indianapolis. Situated inside the tranquil setting of 1700-acre Fort Harrison State Park, this Indiana golf course utilizes all the impressive beauty of the park in its 18 hole course, a fact that isn’t missed by Indianapolis sports […]

Landsharks: Vivacious Dance Club in Broad Ripple

If drinking and dancing in Indianapolis, and only drinking and dancing in Indianapolis, is your thing, you must try Landsharks, one of Broad Ripple Village‘s best clubs.  Do your talking on the car ride over because this club is about enjoying the great sounds of favorite Indianapolis music, the drinks, dancing and of course, people […]

The Jungle: Terrifying IUPUI’s Opponents Since 1982

The Indiana University – Purdue University (IUPUI) Gymnasium, also known as The Jungle, was constructed in 1982 and now serves as home to IUPUI’s basketball and volleyball teams. Located on the main concourse at the IU Natatorium in downtown Indianapolis, the gym is known for its intimate and artistic setting. It’s one of many great […]

National Institute for Fitness and Sports

The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) is located at 250 University Boulevard in downtown Indianapolis, on Indiana University – Purdue University (IUPUI)‘s campus. The non-profit facility opened its Indy doors in 1988 to serve thousands of members in its 117,000-square-foot Institute and Fitness Center. Doing Indy video about National Institute for Fitness and […]