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Free Westside Family Health Fair, Indianapolis Health Education For All

Wishard Health Service is partnering with Channel 13 WTHR of Indianapolis to provide free health screenings, flu shots and other medical advice in October. Mark your calendars now for Saturday, October 17 when Indianapolis health care professionals will be on hand at the Westside Family Health Fair from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. This Indianapolis […]

Indiana Education is the Topic on the Floor of Congress Today: “When Should Indianapolis Kids Start School?”

Today Indiana lawmakers will face a group of Indianapolis parents lobbying to move the start date of Indianapolis public schools back to the end of August. The Senate Education Committee and the House Education Committee intend to hold a joint session today in which they discuss the positives and negatives of such a proposal to […]

Riley Festival 2009 Starts Tomorrow

The Riley Festival is reputed to be one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in all of Indiana. It’s coming around again, starting October 1 and going through the weekend, ending October 4, Sunday, at 4:00 PM. This year’s Riley Festival is the 40th annual occurrence, so if you attend, you’ve hit the bigtime. […]

Oct. 28 Service Set for Myles Brand of Indiana University

For Immediate Release: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The NCAA and Indiana University will host a tribute for former President Myles Brand AT 6:00 pm on October 28, at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis downtown. The service will be on eastern time. The NCAA and Indiana University are providing friends, family and colleagues the opportunity to pay tribute […]

Indiana Business Ranks High According to the National Tax Foundation

Indiana is #12 in the United States when it comes to doing business; the National Tax Foundation found that Indiana in the top 24% for business climate. Indiana is better than %76 of the rest of the country at attracting business to Hoosier-land! The National Tax Foundation goes through an arduous process each year to […]

Mortgage How-to For Indianapolis First-time Home Buyers

If you are a first-time home buyer looking for Indianapolis homes for sale and trying to take advantage of the $8000 First-time Home Buyer Tax Credit, you may have questions about how to obtaining a mortgage in Indiana. Attempting just about any task for the first time can be frightening. Add on to that what […]

Grant approved for $4.9 Million to Buy Franklin Homes Affected by Flood

June, 2008 brought devastation to several Indiana communities when record-breaking rainfalls hit southern Indiana. Although areas of Indianapolis were affected, the hardest hit communities were located south of the Indianapolis real estate market. While many cities felt some kind of impact, some of the hardest hit were in the Edinburgh real estate market which recorded […]

Indianapolis Restaurants | South East

Southeast Indianapolis restaurants as a whole offer a nice range of cuisine, styles and prices for those in the area, from sleepy Midwest cities in Indiana such as Shelbyville to suburbs within the borders of metropolitan Indianapolis, such as Beech Grove. Here are some of the favorites among Southeast Indianapolis restaurants, with links to detailed […]

Indianapolis Restaurants | East

East Indianapolis restaurants provide more than just plain old sustenance for the Hoosiers in the region. While most restaurants in the area just east of Indianapolis, Indiana serve up your basic, home-cooked meal in an atmosphere akin to Grandma’s kitchen, there is still something to please everybody on the menus of Indianapolis restaurants in that general […]

Indianapolis Restaurants | South West

Southwest Indianapolis restaurants boast some of the best down-home dining in the greater Indianapolis area, perhaps in all of Central Indiana. These Midwest dining establishments offer so many choices you’ll be hard-pressed to choose a favorite. Below is a representative list of some of the finest greater Indianapolis restaurants in the southwestern Indy sector, including […]

Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival in Noblesville: It’s Fall on the Farm

Stonycreek Farm Nursery & Landscaping proudly presents the 37th Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival this year through October 31st, every day from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. This is one of many outstanding events in Indianapolis and its immediate environs celebrating the colors and harvests of Fall. The Stonycreek Farm Pumpkin Harvest Festival is also a […]

Cole Porter Radio Hour Presented by Encore Vocal Arts in Indianapolis Saturday, Oct. 3

Encore Vocal Arts presents the Cole Porter Radio Hour, a one night only Indianapolis event on Saturday, October 3 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for Indianapolis kids with a student ID. The performance is set to take place in the Caleb Mills Auditorium at Shortridge High School at 3401 North […]

Dos Fallopia: Deja Poo this Weekend Only

The Phoenix Theater welcomes Dos Fallopia: Deja Poo back for one weekend only Thursday, October 1 through Sunday, October 4. The curtain goes up at 7:00 pm on Thursday, 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 2:00 pm on Sundays. Ticket prices vary from $15.00 to $25.00. Dos Fallopis: Deja Poo has played Indianapolis in […]

The Rape of Europa at the IMA

The Indianapolis Museum of Art presents The Rape of Europa on Saturday, October 3, 2009 and again on October 23, 2009 as part of Butler University’s Mahler Project. The film begins at 1:30 pm on October 3 and 7:00 pm on October 23. Tickets are $9.00 for Indianapolis people, $5.00 for museum members and FREE […]

46th Annual Haunted House: Tomb of Doom Lost Mummy Spook-Tacular

The Children’s Museum Guild Presents the 46th Annual Haunted House Tomb of Doom: Quest for the Lost Mummy October 16, 2009 – October 31, 2009 The “spook-tacular” event of the year will soon arrive at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. A maze of mummies awaits inside an eerie Egyptian labyrinth. Tomb of Doom: Quest for […]

The Comedy of Errors Starts at University of Indianapolis Friday, Oct. 2

The University of Indianapolis kicks of its theater season this Friday, October 2 with William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors. The show runs October 2 through 4 and October 15 through 17. Curtain rises at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday performances and 4:00 pm on Sunday performances. Tickets are available through the University of […]

Jason Dorsey Shows at Harrision Center for the Arts Oct. 2

The Harrison Center  for the Arts and Indianapolis Public Schools present new work by Jason Dorsey.  Dorsey, a Seattle native, uses a crisp and bold watercolor technique, cultivated over decades as he painted the Pacific Northwest, to explore both the beauty and brokenness of Indianapolis. You can see this artists for FREE this Friday, October 2 […]

Biloxi Blues Premieres at Spotlight Players in Beech Grove, Indiana

The curtain is about to rise on The Spotlight Players of Beech Grove, Indiana as they open the first show of their season, Biloxi Blues, Friday, October 2. The show runs through October 18. The lights go down at 8:00 pm on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 pm on Sunday. Tickets prices are $12 for […]

The Future of First-time Indianapolis Home Buyer Real Estate Tax Credit

Time is running out for first-time Indianapolis home buyers to take advantage of the $8000 First-time Indianapolis Home Buyer Real Estate Tax Credit currently being offered. The deadline is to close on your Indianapolis home before December 1, 2009. So far, the tax credit has been a fair success. Nearly 1.5 million people have taken […]

The State of New Indianapolis Home Sales

As we near the close of 2009, Indiana homeowners are anxious to see how the numbers turn out for the year. While we have several months to await the ending of our last quarter, let’s revisit how the numbers for 2008 new homes sales looked across our nation. 2008 was not a good year in […]