Archives for February 2010

Franklin Indiana Real Estate Report

There wasn’t much of a change in the total number of Franklin homes for sale in January, 2010 compared to last month.  In fact, the Franklin real estate market has remained fairly stable over the past six months in this particular metric. The figures weren’t quite as good in the category of homes sales, with […]

Madame C.J. Walker Revealed at Indiana State Library

This Wednesday, February 24 the Indiana State Library shares a very special Black History Month event in Indianapolis as they tell all about Madame C.J. Walker. From 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the History Reference Room of the Indiana State Library, learn about the life and times of Indianapolis’ most notable African American woman […]

Fishers Indiana Real Estate Report

The number of Fishers homes for sale in January 2010 was up from its December total of 550, closing out at 555 total units.  This, for the most part, follows a trend that started in September of 2009 wherein the number of homes for sale has decreased from month to month.   Following this same pattern, […]

Slainte! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Indianapolis With the Shamrock Run and Walk

Indianapolis loves a good holiday, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. Celebrate this fun day in the Circle City by lacing up your running shoes for the Shamrock Run and Walk on Saturday, March 13th. This annual Indianapolis event is one of the most eagerly anticipated of the spring season, and you can expect […]

Review: The Year of Magical Thinking

The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s Going Solo Festival continues. I had the honor of attending the IRT’s second festival style offering, The Year of Magical Thinking, last Saturday evening in Indianapolis downtown. Though parking was a pain due to multiple events downtown (motocross at Lucas Oil Stadium and an IHSAA wrestling tournament, among other things) wading […]

Danville Indiana Real Estate Report

The number of Danville homes for sale increased from 90 in December, 2009 to 98 in January, 2010. While the average total number of days spent on the market went from 74 in December to 90 in January, 2010 it still a ways from the 6-month high that was set in November of 2009.  If […]

Indianapolis Cultural Trail Earns $20.5 Million in Federal Stimulus Funding

Pedestrians, nature lovers, and members of the Indianapolis art scene just got a little boost from the United States government: a $20.5 million boost, to be exact. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, an in-progress network of pathways, Indianapolis businesses, Indianapolis art, and other Indianapolis attractions was awarded the $20.5 million in stimulus funding as part of […]

College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana

Pop Quiz: Can you name the first Heisman Award winner? Want to see the evolution of college football up close? Head on up to South Bend, Indiana and visit the College Football Hall of Fame. If you’re a college football junkie, or if you’re just looking for a fun day trip from Indianapolis, come see […]

The Cherry Orchard

Butler University’s Theatre department presents Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard this Wednesday, February 24 through Sunday, February 28. Tickets for this Indianapolis theatre event are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. Performances are at 8:00 pm February 24 through 27, and 2:00 pm on February 27 and 28 in Lilly Hall Studio Theatre 168. […]

International Circus Hall of Fame and Museum in Peru, Indiana

The history of the traveling circus lives in Peru, Indiana at the International Circus Hall of Fame and Museum. This exciting Indiana attraction makes a great day trip or family getaway, located less that 70 miles north of Indianapolis. The museum is open in the summer months, during circus season, from May 1 to October […]

Art Installation by Heather Rowe at the IMA

You only get one chance at a first impression. The Indianapolis Museum of Art is constantly striving to make a great first impression on patrons, making its lobby space one of the most coveted and widely seen places for art exhibits in the entire museum. Whether you are at the museum to scope out the […]

Indiana High School Basketball Report

With the Indiana High School basketball state tournament quickly nearing, let’s take a look at the weekend that was for  some of the area’s top teams, as well as how their sectional draw shapes up. CLASS 4A #2 North Central High School (Indianapolis, Indiana) FRIDAY: The North Central Panthers had won 11 consecutive games, including […]

Third Annual UIndy Jazz Week Coming Right Up

The University of Indianapolis is proud to present its Third Annual UIndy Jazz Week, starting tomorrow, February 22, and running through Saturday, February 27, 2010. “UIndy,” as the University of Indianapolis is most often fondly referred to, is one of Indiana‘s premier institutions of higher education and an important member of the Indianapolis schools which […]

19th Annual Indiana Motorcycle Exposition

Opening on Thursday, February 25, 2010 the 19th Annual Indiana Motorcycle Exposition is set to overlap and coincide with the last weekend of the Boat, Sport and Travel Show, also at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. This large-scale motorcycle display will span across the weekend, from Thursday through Sunday, and will be attended by […]

IZOD IndyCar Series: Changing the Future

The IZOD IndyCar Series has undergone massive changes since the last time we saw the likes of Helio Castroneves, Graham Rahal, and Scott Dixon racing around tracks in excessive of 200 miles-an-hour. For starters, the series finally has a title sponsor, something they haven’t had since the 2001 season. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway also announced […]

St. Patrick’s Day: Never too Soon for Green Beer at Indianapolis Irish Pubs

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up in a few weeks. In the grand city of Indianapolis, and in many of the nearby suburban cities in Indiana, Hoosiers love this fun, once-a-year opportunity to party down. They tend to take their green beer every bit as seriously as they take their blue beer while cheering on […]

IMA Film: The Last Picture Show

Head to the Indianapolis Museum of Art on Friday, February 19, 2010, for the 1971 classic The Last Picture Show. This Indianapolis art event screens a cinematic classic with performances from young Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepherd. The film begins at 7:00 pm in the Tobias Theatre at the IMA. Tickets to this Indianapolis event […]

Storytelling Arts of Indiana Hosts Annual Benefit Saturday

Storytelling Arts of Indiana hosts their 10th Annual Benefit Talk of the Town this Saturday, February 20 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm. Indianapolis Business Journal’s Arts and Entertainment writer Lou Harry is set to be the master of ceremonies at this Indianapolis nonprofit event. The evening will feature world renowned storyteller Carmen Agra Deedy. […]

Chevelle with Sick Puppies

This Friday, February 19, Chevelle takes the stage at Murat Theatre Center (Old National Centre) following their opening act Sick Puppies in an anticipated Indianapolis music event. The performance begins at 8:00 pm in Indianapolis downtown, near the Indianapolis cultural district called Mass Ave. Tickets for this Indianapolis event are only available at the Murat […]

Carmel Indiana Real Estate Report

Near the end of 2009 the Carmel real estate market experienced a steady decline in the number of new listings, going from 765 in October to just 633 in December.  The new year marked a reversal of this trend with 663 new listings. Meanwhile, the number of Carmel homes sold reached a new 6-month low, […]