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Archives for December 2009

Bobby Knight Making News Again: Says NCAA lacks Integrity, sites Calipari

While making a rare appearance in the Hoosier State, long-time University of Indiana basketball coach Bobby Knight was making headlines with his mouth…somethings never change. Knight was speaking at an Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame fundraiser in downtown Indianapolis a few days before calling the Butler University/Xavier basketball game Saturday from Hinkle Fieldhouse. The man […]

Indianapolis Hotels | East

Along the eastern curve of the I-465, which encircles the Circle City like a lariat, weary travelers will find many good east Indianapolis hotels in which to revive and relax. Whether you’re on your way in or out of the great city of Indianapolis, you’ll find comfort and hospitality all along the way. Here is […]

Indiana High School Basketball Recruiting Prospects

Leaving no stone unturned, funcityfinder.com takes a look at the area’s most talented high school hoopsters. (rank: denotes national rank) Class of 2010: Terone Johnson, North Central High School (rank: #46): Purdue University -The 6’2″ shooting guard has led #4 North Central to 3-1 record. The Purdue recruit is averaging 26.2 in the four games, […]

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FCF Hoosier Holiday Gift Guide Day 14: Music Mania

Tis the season for giving, right? So we here at funcityfinder.com in Indianapolis felt that on top of giving you the best we’ve got when it comes to what’s going on in the Circle City, we will give you a little help in trying to find that perfect gift for the special someone on your […]

Indianapolis School of Ballet’s Nutcracker Sets the Stage for a Happy Holiday Season

Christmas is a time for giving. On Friday night, inside the Scottish Rite Cathedral‘s breathtaking theater, the Indianapolis School of Ballet gave the Circle City the gift of joy. Presenting their third annual production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, the cast comprised mostly of ISB’s students ensured no one left downtown Indianapolis without a smile on […]

Fishers,Indiana Home Sales November 2009

Homes sales were up for November compared to the same time period last year. In November 2008 the Fishers, Indiana real estate market had 71 homes sell.  In 2009 that number rose to 102 sales. That is an incredible 43% increase.  Pended sales were also up from 67 in 2008 to 82 in 2009.  The […]

FCF Hoosier Holiday Gift Guide Day 13:Giving Feels Good

Tis the season for giving, right? So we here at funcityfinder.com in Indianapolis felt that on top of giving you the best we’ve got when it comes to what’s going on in the Circle City, we will give you a little help in trying to find that perfect gift for the special someone on your […]

Colts Jolt Jags: Remain Perfect

The stage was set for the biggest party in Jacksonville Jaguars recent history. The team had ups and downs all season, yet still controlled their playoff destiny. If the Jags could win out their three remaining regular season games, they would guarantee themselves a spot in the 2009 postseason. The city of Jacksonville spent over […]

Indiana Medical History Musuem Open for FREE Saturday

Do you have a young scientist or doctor in your family? An Indianapolis kid who aspires to work in medicine? The Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association is offering an Indianapolis event just for them as part of their twelve FREE days of Christmas in Indy. This Saturday, December 19th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm […]

FREE Concert at the Indianapolis Artsgarden Downtown

What could be better than the gift of free music? That is exactly what the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association are giving to the people of Indianapolis this weekend with their twelve free days of Christmas. On Saturday, December 19, the Indianapolis Artsgarden will host a free concert by the Tommy Wills Orchestra, featuring Christmas […]

Conner Prairie Open FREE December 19, 2009!

Indianapolis history comes alive at Conner Prairie Living History Museum in Fishers, Indiana. As part of the twelve FREE days of Christmas, Conner Prairie will be open for FREE to all Indianapolis people on Saturday, December 19, 2009 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. With tons of special activities and cool exhibits for Indianapolis kids, […]

President Benjamin Harrison Home Open FREE Sunday

The Twelve Free Days of Christmas in Indy, sponsored by the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association continues Sunday. The President Benjamin Harrison Home will open its door to Indianapolis people for FREE on Sunday, December 20. This Indianapolis museum preserves the legacy of the twenty third President of the Untied States of America. With Christmas […]

NCAA Hall of Champions Open FREE Friday!

The Twelve Free Days of Christmas, sponsored by the Indianapolis Convention and Visitors Association continues this weekend. The NCAA Hall of Champions will open its doors to Indianapolis people for FREE this Friday, December 18 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Located along the Canal Walk and White River State Park in the heart of […]

Handel’s Messiah

Music lifts our spirits and connects us to a higher spiritual plane. Whether it is rock, rap, country or classical, music has the ability to change our emotions with the change of a key. During the holidays, music takes on the important role of reminding us of our traditions and cheering us as the weather […]

Barbie®: The Fashion Experience

For many young girls, Barbie® is a best friend. The lady in pink empowers children and helps them use their imagination. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis opens the Barbie®: The Fashion Experience Friday, December 19, 2009 to celebrate Barbie® and decades of her fashion sense. This Indianapolis museum provides Indianapolis kids with tons of fun […]

Indianapolis Music Events 12/17 to 12/20: Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Hips from Hell, and The Half Rats

In Indianapolis music this weekend, Indianapolis bands are gearing up for the excitement that is Christmas in the Circle City. There aren’t as many shows going on in Indianapolis music venues as there usually is, but there should be plenty of Indianapolis events going on to keep even the most casual music fan interested. If […]

Indianapolis Children’s Choir Presents 3 Holiday Concerts This Weekend

The voices of children never cease to amaze with their purity, innocence and heavenly sound. The Indianapolis Children’s Choir has been harnessing the power of young vocalists for more than two decades. Whether in an ICC produced concert or along side some of the greatest Indianapolis music organizations in the Circle City, these kids are […]

FCF Hoosier Holiday Gift Guide Day 12: Butler’s Best

Tis the season for giving, right? So we here at funcityfinder.com in Indianapolis felt that on top of giving you the best we’ve got when it comes to what’s going on in the Circle City, we will give you a little help in trying to find that perfect gift for the special someone on your […]

IMA Throws FREE Winter Solstice Celebration

Celebrate the real reason for the season on Thursday at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The IMA is hosting a free Winter Solstice Celebration on Thursday, December 17, 2009 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Lilly House and in the Greenhouse parking lot. Though their party is a bit early (a full four […]

“Month of May” Changes Announced at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Month of May is changing once again for Indianapolis racing enthusiasts. Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials announced the schedule leading up to the 2010 Indy 500, and it features a shortened schedule with just one weekend devoted to qualifying. The track, located in Speedway, Indiana, will open its doors on Saturday, May 15, 2009 for […]