Archives for February 2010

IMA Screens “Safety Last!” and “One Week” with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

This Friday, February 26 the IMA and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra join forces to present Harold Lloyd’s Safety Last! with Buster Keaton’s One Week. This annual event at the Tobias Theatre in the Indianapolis Museum of Art is a favorite in Indianapolis music and film. This double feature brings to life the old fashion movie […]

Martinsville Indiana Real Estate Report

If there’s any good news to report for the Martinsville real estate market it’s that the total number of listings has pretty much kept pace with the total number of homes sold.  This is a good thing since too large a gap between these two metrics would tend to create a disparity in a market […]

Indianapolis Real Estate Report

The capitol city of Indianapolis, Indiana boasts an impressive number of homes, 6,959 of which were listed for sale in the month of January, 2010, according to m.s.Woods, a local real estate brokerage.  This represents a slight increase from the previous month’s total of 6,778, which marks the end of a steady, 4-month decline in […]

Greenwood Real Estate Report

At least the New Year brought some good news for the Greenwood real estate market as the total average days spent on the market dropped to a 6-month low of just 73 days.  The not-so-silver lining is that there was a bit more ‘give’ than ‘take’ on the part of home sellers as the average […]

Enjoy “Groovin on Ice” February 2010!

The last weekend of February is finally upon us, and the Circle City is more than ready to usher out the cold and snow in exchange for some sunshine and milder temps. But before March sweeps into Indianapolis, you can send out February with a final chilly hurrah this Saturday at Easley Winery. Located in […]

Covered Bridges of Parke County

Parke County Indiana is home to more than 30 covered bridges, located 80 miles west of downtown Indianapolis. Looking for a scenic road trip, or an exciting day trip from Indianapolis? Come visit the beautiful and historic covered bridges of Parke County. It’s nice to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city […]

NFL Football Combine Takes Over Indy

All right all you Indianapolis sports fans, it is time to talk some football. I know, you still might cringe when forced to relieve the painful ending to the Indianapolis Colts season earlier this month. But, with the National Football League’s Scouting Combine taking over downtown Indianapolis for the next week, it is time the […]

St. Patty’s Day Fun at the Rathskellar

Do you have plans yet for March 17th? If you’re wondering what March 17th even signifies, then you’re not quite in the Irish spirit yet. If that’s the case, check out the Rathskellar’s website to get you in a celebratory mood. This much-loved Indianapolis restaurant may specialize in German food, but that doesn’t mean it’s […]

IRT’s Going Solo Opens Final Show: “After Paul McCartney”

The Going Solo Festival a spans the months of February and March at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. In this unique Indianapolis festival, three one actor plays take over the IRT’s upper stage in a rolling repertory format. The first to open, Pretty Fire starring the IRT’s own Milicent Wright, was a spectacularly joyful piece about […]

Indiana State Library Offers Access to PERSI for Genealogists

Discovering your family’s genealogy can be an exciting adventure and a fulfilling hobby. If you are currently on the treasure hunt for your family roots, listen up. This Thursday, February 25 the Indiana State Library offers access to PERSI (The Periodical Source Index) to amateur genealogists in Indianapolis. This introductory course on PERSI will help […]

Jazz Kitchen Honors Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” With Steve Allee, Rob Dixon, Steve Houghton, and More

Everybody knows that Indianapolis is a great jazz city. Founded on the broad and capable shoulders of the many great musicians–like Pookie Johnson, Freddie Hubbard, and Wes Montgomery–who prowled Indiana Avenue, the thriving hub of mid-20th century Indianapolis nightlife, the Indianapolis music scene has always thrived on the sounds of bebop pulsing through the Indianapolis […]

Money Talks: The Economics of Art in Europe

The Indianapolis Museum of Art hosts a tour through their galleries titled “Money Talks: The Economic of Art in Europe” on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 1:00 pm. This Indianapolis art museum offers FREE admission to all Indianapolis people every day. This tour is only one of the many Indianapolis events the IMA offers to […]

This Weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds (2/25/10 to 2/28/10)

As February winds down, things at the Indiana State Fairgrounds heat up. This weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, the Annual Indiana Motorcycle Expo, a Midwest Reptile Show and the Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show continues. These Indianapolis events will wow the whole family, with entertainment for all. Don’t miss another exciting weekend […]

Bio: Casey Brackney

Casey Brackney was born and bred in the Hoosier state. More specifically, in the small town of Greencastle, Indiana, which is home to the greasy spoon and international phenomenon known as Marvin’s Restaurant. That’s in addition to being the home of DePauw University, which mainly exists to stock Marvin’s with ravenous 2:00 a.m. customers. If […]

Beth Johnson, Everyday Hoosier Powerhouse Director of the Ronald McDonald House for Indiana

What makes a house a home? Ask Beth Johnson, a Hoosier woman from a family of ten kids who today heads up a 52-room facility and treats it as the safe haven it truly is. Indianapolis‘ own Beth Johnson is the Executive Director of the Ronald McDonald House of Indiana. This philanthropic organization provides a […]

Rolling Premiere of Sunlight

The Phoenix Theatre, on Mass Ave in Indianapolis downtown, presents National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Sunlight, a new play by Sharr White. The show begins this Thursday, February 25 and runs through March 20 on the main stage of the Phoenix Theatre. This Indianapolis theatre event presents a never-before-seen script in full […]

Craig Shoemaker at Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple

Craig Shoemaker takes the stage in Broad Ripple Village at Crackers Comedy Club Wednesday, February 24 through Sunday, February 28. This incredibly successful comedian is known throughout the country for his hilarious impressions and stand up routines. Tickets for this Indianapolis event range from $10.00 to $22.00; show times are as early as 8:00 pm […]

Greenfield Indiana Real Estate Report

The total number of Greenfield homes for sale, which had held steady from August through October of 2009, finally began its descent in November only to reach a 6-month low of 289 listings in January, 2010. During this same time period the total of homes sold dropped 42 percent from a 6-month high of 47 […]

Mark Sweeney at Crackers Comedy Club Downtown

Wednesday, February 24 through Saturday, February 27 catch comedian Mark Sweeney at Crackers Comedy Club in Indianapolis downtown. This funny guy has been making audiences crack up for decades with his straight forward humor. Tickets to this Indianapolis event range from $10.00 to $20.00; show times are as late as 10:30 pm to as early […]

Ensemble Music Continues with Brooklyn Rider at the Indiana History Center

Brooklyn Rider takes the state at the Indiana History Center this Wednesday, February 24 at 7:30 pm as part of the Ensemble Music International Chamber Series. This New York based string quartet offers a repertoire that combines contemporary, classic and even modernist composers, from Philip Glass to Claude Debussy. Tickets for this Indianapolis music event […]