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Archives for October 2010

Stonycreek Farm’s 38th Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival: It’s Not Too Late!

Stonycreek Farm’s 38th Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival has become a family tradition across the generations for many Noblesville and greater Indianapolis Hoosiers, with no end in sight. Stony Creek itself bubbles along through this property in Central Indiana, lending its name and personality to the friendly place. Visitors get to wander some 50 acres of […]

Mayor James Brainard, Carmel

Born in quaint Bristol, Indiana, Mayor James Brainard grew up only moments away from the Michigan border. His father was a band director at the nearby Elkhart schools, where Brainard attended. He dawned the French horn early in his schooling, and attended Butler University with hopes to play his instrument professionally. Butler’s robust performing arts […]

Frightening Things to Do for Halloween in and Around Indianapolis

Indianapolis and Central Indiana are well known for offering a great variety of Indianapolis things to do for Halloween and haunted houses, scary haunted bridges and spooky haunted trails, not to mention the many terrifying legends and ghost stories passed on over generations through word of mouth. Here’s a collection of fun and frightening things […]

Colts’ Bye Week: Wounded Soldiers in Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Colts have staged a war through the first 6 weeks, and the strife certainly hasn’t come without casualties. 15 players on the active roster for the season opener have missed at least a game, and prepare for that number to climb as Dallas Clark’s injured wrist has put him out for the remainder […]

Skeletown! The 47th Annual Haunted House

PRESS RELEASE The “spook-tacular” event of the year has arrived  at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. A maze of skeletons awaits inside the creepy city streets of Skeletown. The 47th annual Haunted House organized by The Children’s Museum Guild and presented by PNC Bank is sure to be the biggest Indianapolis haunted house event of […]

Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, a Perfect Gem at the University of Indianapolis

For current show information at Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, visit the website. The Ruth Lilly Performance Hall is one of the brilliant gems among the many Indianapolis performance venues that comprise the real treasure of Indianapolis. Located in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center inside the University of Indianapolis, the facility is recognized throughout the […]

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Goes Polar! with Polar Bears to Penguins Exhibit

PRESS RELEASE: As the weather is getting ready to cool down outside, inside The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis it is getting a whole lot colder – polar in fact! Opening Oct. 9, 2010, the new exhibit Polar Bears to Penguins invites children and families to explore the polar extremes and learn about the ways these […]

Athenaeum Theatre: Atmospheric Performance Venue in Downtown Indianapolis

To see current performance information for the Athenaeum Theatre, visit their website. The Athenaeum, in downtown Indianapolis, is a very special place. And the Athenaeum Theatre is unique among Indianapolis performing arts venues. A historic cultural center for the German-American community in Indianapolis, the Athenaeum Theatre and its many related facilities have exerted a great […]

Ruth Fertel: The Grande Dame of the Steakhouse Business

We all know that Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers one of the finest meat eating experiences in Indianapolis, but few people know of the sacrifices, ingenuity, and desperation that came into play for the creation of this ubiquitous chain. Forty five years after its inception, Ruth’s Chris Steak House has over 120 locations spread throughout […]

Marilyn Glick Tours Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Building Site

Indianapolis philanthropist Marilyn Glick had her first glimpse of the interior of the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute on the Indiana University School of Medicine campus during a tour on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at the construction site, 1160 W. Michigan St. “Of all the philanthropy that we have given, our gift to build this […]

Fourth Annual Broad Ripple Music Fest Shows Indy Which Cultural District is the Loudest

Ultimately, the six Indianapolis cultural districts are all about community. They were designed to show off the many facets of Indianapolis culture and give residents a unique sense of place. From the Indianapolis art galleries of Fountain Square to the jazz legacy of Indiana Avenue, these cultural districts are active little slices of the city […]

Last Chance to Audition for this Year’s Circle of Lights in Downtown Indianapolis

Each year, musicians, dancers, actors and performers of every ilk gather at downtown Indianapolis‘ famous Monument Circle to show the world that Indianapolis has talent, and lots of it. The purpose, of course, is to audition for the year’s most sparkly event in Indianapolis, the annual Circle of Lights. The 2010 auditions were scheduled for […]