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Indianapolis, Indiana Real Estate Statistics December 2009

Here are some fast figures for home sales in Marion County. There were 728 sold listings with an average sales price of $103,210 Average price per square foot was $53, compared to the $45 per square foot in December 2008; that is an increase of 16.3%. Asking price averaged $156,000, which is up 1.3% from […]

The Indianapolis Colts: Looking to Recreate That 2006 Feeling

I always wondered what it’d be like the second time around. I’d long marveled at fan bases that rooted for teams like the Patriots, Steelers, Cowboys and 49ers.  They all supported teams that won multiple championships in a short span, and while I always knew the Indianapolis Colts would someday join that group, what I […]

Indianapolis Colts Game Day in My Household

As my family awaited the impending Indianapolis Colts game Sunday, we were hoping that a stray football would find a way to conk Coach Jim Caldwell in the head, we were all so mad that he let the Jets into the playoffs by resting his starters in the 16th regular season game.  We made our snacks, […]

This Weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds (1/29/10 to 1/31/10)

The Indiana State Fairgrounds, near Indianapolis downtown, offers exciting Indianapolis events every weekend. Hoosiers that don’t take advantage of the wonderful opportunities at this Indianapolis attraction don’t know what they are missing. With a variety of Indianapolis events happening at the Indiana State Fairgrounds this week including the Indianapolis Home Show, Indy Circle Track Expo […]

Indianapolis Colts Should Throw Super Bowl XLIV, Give Little Guy a Chance

Maybe the Indianapolis Colts should let the New Orleans Saints eke out a victory in Super Bowl XLIV this year. After all, by now Indianapolis fans are probably pretty sick of seeing Peyton Manning, Joseph Addai, Dallas Clark, and the rest of the Blue Crew show the door to their opponents with the greatest of […]

African American Quilts: A Hidden Gem Celebrates Black History Month

The Indianapolis Art Center in Broad Ripple Village celebrate Black History Month with the Indianapolis art exhibit African American Quilts: A Hidden Gem. The Indianapolis art gallery features quilts from five African American women and will open on January 29, 2010. This month long Indianapolis event is FREE to all Indianapolis people. The folk tradition […]

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Teams Up with Symphonic Choir and Butler Chorale for Faure’s Requeim

Several Indianapolis performing arts organizations will team up this weekend for a unique Indianapolis music event. The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra along with the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and Butler University Chorale present Faure’s Requiem January 29 and 30. The first ever Indianapolis performance of the Faure Requiem at Hilbert Circle Theatre will be preceded by Antonin […]

Indianapolis Colts Players Too Busy For 2nd Half of Pro Bowl

The NFL is beginning to wish it had not moved the date of the Pro Bowl. This year’s Pro Bowl game will be played the weekend before the Super Bowl, in a desperate attempt to boost ratings for the game. Apparently, the seven Indianapolis Colts players selected to play in the Pro-Bowl won’t stay through […]

Duelin’ Quarterbacks at Super Bowl 44

For only the tenth time ever, the Super Bowl will be hosted in beautiful Miami this year, where the average temp in the daytime is nearly 80 degrees, even in February, and the nights rarely get below 60 degrees. It’s going to be a spectacular setting for a spectacular battle, centered around two legendary quarterbacks […]

IMA Screens “Happy Go Lucky”

The Indianapolis Museum of Art will screen Happy Go Lucky on Thursday, January 28, 2010 as part of their Winter Nights Film Series in Indianapolis. The film starts at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $9.00 for Indianapolis people, $5.00 for members of this Indianapolis art museum and $7.00 to Indianapolis kids with a valid student ID. […]

Slaying the Dragon, A New Play

Avenging Orange Productions is back with another hilarious original script, Slaying the Dragon, at the indyFringe Building on Mass Ave in Indianapolis downtown. The play runs January 30 through February 7. Performances are Thursdays at 7:00 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 5:30 pm. Tickets are $13.00 for Indianapolis people and […]

Faure Piano Quartet at the Indiana History Center, Wednesday

This Wednesday, January 27 the Indiana History Center will host the Faure Piano Quartet in Indianapolis downtown. Tickets to this Indianapolis music event are $30.00; the concert starts at 7:30 pm. As part of the Ensemble Music International Chamber Series, the Faure Piano Quartet comes to the Circle City straight from Germany, where their journey […]

Learn about Will Hays Jr. at the Indiana State Library

This Wednesday January 27 the Indiana State Library presents the life of Hoosier Will Hays Jr., son of the “Czar of Hollywood” and born in Sullivan, Indiana. As one of the most noted Indianapolis people, Will Hays Senior was instrumental in the movie industry during its formation. His son, Will Hays Jr., is a published […]

Ceramist Dick Hay Now at University of Indianapolis

The Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery of the University of Indianapolis presents ceramist Dick Hay through February 12, south of Indianapolis downtown. Hay’s is an award winning Indianapolis artist, who has been working in the field of ceramics and teaching for decades. Admission to the gallery is FREE and open Monday through Friday from […]

Review: Bus Stop at ICT, Simple and Sweet

Saturday night I attended the Indianapolis Civic Theatre’s production of Bus Stop, playing now through February 7 on their stage at Marian University. The latest Indianapolis Civic Theatre offering is a timeless script by playwright William Inge, who wrote in the vein of Frank Capra’s populist style during the time of Tennessee Williams. Inge’s work […]

Review: IRT’s Rehashed Romeo and Juliet

Last Friday evening I attended the Indiana Repertory Theatre’s latest main stage offering, Romeo and Juliet, in Indianapolis downtown. Upon hearing the play’s concept of casting the Capulets as African American and the Montagues as Caucasian, I was extremely skeptical about the success of such a tired concept. When West Side Story pitted a Puerto […]

Devour Downtown, Great Deals at Indianapolis Restaurants

Devour Downtown in Indianapolis starts January 25 and runs through February 6, offering Hoosiers a unique dining deal at many downtown Indianapolis restaurants. Forty four restaurants in Indianapolis downtown participate in this two week long Indianapolis event, where Indianapolis people can sample Indianapolis restaurant menus at special rates. Each participating Indianapolis restaurant offers a $30 […]

Indiana High School Basketball Report

CLASS 4A #2 North Central High School (Indianapolis, Indiana) FRIDAY: North Central’s Terone Johnson was unstoppable in Friday night’s rematch with Lawrence North. Johnson, signed to play ball at Purdue University next season, hit his first seven shots on his way to scoring the Panthers first 19 points. His hot shooting must have rubbed off […]

Photo of the Ramblin’ Rose Boutique in Mooresville, Indiana

Photo of the Ramblin’ Rose Boutique in Mooresville, Indiana. This is a popular Mooresville shopping spot in downtown Mooresville. See more Mooresville Photos & Pictures.

Home Staging Top Ten List

De-clutter. This should actually be numbers one through five. It is really that important. Begin evaluating your personal belongings by whether you want to move them to your new home. If not then it’s best to get rid of them now. This may seem overwhelming, but just take it one room or closet at a […]