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Archives for December 2008

Marian University: Well-Grounded Catholic Indianapolis University

Marian University in Indianapolis is a private, non-profit Catholic liberal arts college that has kept the Franciscan tenets as their foundation since it was established in 1851. At that time, the school’s home was in Oldenburg, Indiana, a small town between Indianapolis and Cincinnati. It was the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg who started […]

Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant Indianapolis, Indiana

Have a special date, and nowhere special to take her? Not anymore! Head to Mama Carolla’s Old Italian Restaurant, the perfect spot for the quintessential date night, a combination of the elegant atmosphere, good food, and good wine promises a memorable dining experience. Located in Broad Ripple Village in North Central Indy, Mama Carolla’s represents […]

Madame Walker Theatre Inspires Indianapolis

For current show information at the Madame Walker Theatre, visit its homepage. Located inside the Madame C.J. Walker Building, the Madame Walker Theatre is a part of Madame Walker’s legacy and is at the forefront of the artistic and cultural community of Indiana. Celebrating art forms from the African-American perspective, the Madame Walker Theatre showcases […]

The Mac Tools U.S. Nationals: Hot Rods for Big Bucks

The Mac Tools U.S. Nationals, the oldest and most widely known drag racing event in the world, is held annually on Labor Day weekend at O’Rielly Raceway Park in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The Mac Tools U.S. Nationals has the largest payout for the winner of any NHRA (National Hot Rod Association) sponsored event, with a prize […]

Luxor Restaurant, Ethnic Egyptian Eats in Indianapolis

On the south side of vibrant downtown Indianapolis near the Indianapolis cultural district known as Fountain Square, sits Luxor Restaurant. This is an upscale Egyptian café serving traditional Mediterranean fare in one of the most popular ethnic restaurants in Indianapolis. On Friday and Saturday nights, they also serve up live entertainment. And it’s not just […]

Joseph Addai Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis Indiana

Since he was drafted in the first round of the NFL 2006 draft, Joseph Addai, Jr. has been making a name for himself as a running back for the Indianapolis Colts. Named Offensive Rookie of the Month for November of his first pro year, Addai was professional football’s number one rookie in rushing yards, racking […]

ITT Technical Institute: Creating Techies in Indianapolis and Beyond

ITT Technical Institute is a private technical academy founded in 1946, with headquarters in Carmel, Indiana, a suburb on the northern edge of Indianapolis. The Institute has expanded throughout the United States; there are over 100 ITT Technical Institutes in 37 states, and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Video about the […]

Marriott Downtown Indianapolis Hotel

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, recently renovated, is connected via skywalk to Circle Center Mall and the Indiana Convention Center. Within walking distance of Lucas Oil Stadium and White River State Park, the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown is a prime hotel spot for out-of-town visitors looking for a classy and luxurious experience. With 622 renovated guest rooms featuring […]

India Garden Restaurant Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis is a city filled with unique eateries; that being said India Garden Restaurant is one of the most distinctive restaurants in Indianapolis. Located in Broad Ripple, just a few miles from downtown Indy, it’s a favorite to many locals who are bored with burgers and subs. Offering authentic succulent Indian fare, it’s topped the […]

Iaria’s Italian Restaurant, Indianapolis, Indiana: Italian Fare with Flair

Voted “Best Italian” in Indianapolis by AOL’s 2005 City Guide, Iaria’s Italian Restaurant lives up to its reputation and holds its own among the onslaught of chain restaurants in Indianapolis. Since 1933, Iaria’s has been serving up traditional Italian fare with its own flair and tradition that patrons look forward to and expect at each […]

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en ROUTE Gallery: Lifting Up the Emerging Indianapolis Artist

As part of VSA Arts of Indiana (VSAI), the en ROUTE Gallery in Indianapolis was established in 2003 to feature emerging and burgeoning original Indianapolis artists. Using varying mediums such as glass, paint, print, sculpture, ceramic, photos and mixed-mediums to create inspiring pieces, local talent is given the opportunity to share their work with locals […]

Elements Restaurant in Indianapolis, Indiana’s Arts District, Mass Ave

RESTAURANT CLOSED Combining art with dining is a delicate matter. Those who attempt such a feat open themselves to criticism on two fronts, so there had better be more than just a casual effort. Fortunately, Elements restaurant in Indianapolis excels at both. They understand and possess an acute appreciation for art that pleases both the […]

Dorman Art Studios Downtown

Dorman Art Studios, located in downtown Indianapolis, houses a convergence of several Indianapolis artists‘ works. The gallery is within a historic cottage in an old city neighborhood, creating a distinct aura and feel to the space. History meets modern and contemporary influence through multiple media forms of local expression. The intimate setting in Dorman Art […]

University of Indianapolis Women’s Swimming and Diving Indianapolis, Indiana

The University of Indianapolis women’s swimming and diving team, colloquially known as the Lady Greyhounds, competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Team members, year after year, are known for their determination and will to win, their distaste for defeat, and their fiercely competitive natures.   The University of Indianapolis women’s swimming and diving team […]

University of Indianapolis Women’s Soccer: Lady Greyhounds Rock

The University of Indianapolis women’s soccer team regularly takes on a lot of tough teams in the highly competitive Great Lakes Valley Conference and is considered by many to be in the running for a conference championship title every year. The Lady Greyhounds, as the team is known to their many adoring fans, give one […]

University of Indianapolis Women’s Basketball: Lady Greyhounds, Sleek and Fleet

TheUniversity of Indianapolis women’s basketball team, the Lady Greyhounds, have had their work cut out for them in past seasons, but with some key starters returning to competition, the team should be able to handle anything that comes their way. There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that past superstars like Deanna Thomson, a forward […]

University of Indianapolis Men’s Track and Field: Tough Competition

The University of Indianapolis men’s track and field team competes each year for the coveted Great Lakes Valley Conference championship title and has a reputation around Indianapolis for being a tough team to beat.  The Greyhounds are led by Head Coach Scott Fangman and Assistant Coaches Giles Davis, Dave Holman, and Kathy Casey.   This […]

University of Indianapolis Men’s Swimming and Diving: Perpetual Dark Horse

The University of Indianapolis men’s swimming and diving team is an Indianapolis sports team that competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and is known throughout the league as tough competition for any team.  The Purdue University Boilermakers, a Division 1 team, learned that lesson just this past November, when the Greyhounds gave the West […]

University of Indianapolis Men’s Soccer: Tearing Up the Pitch

The University of Indianapolis men’s soccer team competes in the Great Lakes Valley Conference and is considered by the Indianapolis sports community to be in contention for the conference championship title every year. They make Indianapolis proud with their hard work and determination, both on and off the pitch. The Greyhounds have an air of […]

University of Indianapolis Men’s Basketball: Go Greyhounds!

The University of Indianapolis men’s basketball team, the Greyhounds, is an Indianapolis college basketball team with a unique local flavor; nearly 50% of the players call Indianapolis their home. The UIndy Greyhounds are pitted against some ferocious competition this season, taking on the mighty Tennessee Volunteers and Great Lakes Valley Conference giant Findlay University. With […]