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Archives for July 2011

Jerry Seinfeld at the Murat: A Show About Nothing

In 1989, Jerry Seinfeld became an American pop icon. With the creation of his brilliant sitcom about nothing, he rocketed from the stand-up world to international stardom. Now this comedy king comes to Indianapolis. Catch Jerry Seinfeld at the Murat (Old National Centre) in Indianapolis downtown Saturday, July 23 at 7:00 pm. Tickets for this […]

Tour de Indy: Indy Criterium Takes Cylcers By Storm

Cyclers of Indianapolis unite! It’s Tour de France season, and there is something big brewing in the Circle City. Do you watch that famous French race unfold on T.V.? Do you take your bike to the trails pretending to ride for Team USA? Fantasize no longer about your moment of cycling glory! The Indy Criterium […]

Crown Hill Walking Tour: Dillinger and Eastside Notables

Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis downtown is a treasure trove of notable Indianapolis people. This Indianapolis attraction is the final resting place for Jefferson Davis, Benjamin Harrison, James Whitcomb Riley, Booth Tarkington and more. Crown Hill Cemetery hosts a walking tour titled Dillinger and other Eastside Notables on Saturday, July 23 at 7:30 pm with […]

2011 ComedySportz World Championships: Deadly Wit to Wit Combat in Indianapolis

People tend to scoff when you try to introduce a new sport into the canon of officially approved recreational games. People still debate about whether NASCAR is a true sport (“how can they be athletes if they just drive cars?”), and don’t even get some people started on the viability of cheerleading as a sport. […]

Black Francis Rocks Out, Breathes Life into Clay at Radio Radio

His name isn’t really Francis and he’s black in musical mood only, but Black Francis has certainly made a name for himself in the music industry over the past twenty plus years. Most people won’t recognize his name, but they will recognize the famous punk/proto-grunge band he formed in the mid-80’s: the Pixies. The band, […]

Things to Do for July 18-21, 2011

July is the month of Independence in America and the time when most of the 4-H fairs are scheduled in Indianapolis and other cities in Indiana and the Midwest. When you glance through the list below of things to do in Greater Indianapolis for the upcoming weekdays, you’ll find all that and much more, from […]

Detour: An American Grille and Restaurant in Carmel

Detour – An American Grille is a unique, family-friendly restaurant in the Indianapolis suburb called Carmel, Indiana, located between Westfield and Broad Ripple Village. This is one of those spiffy high-gloss Greater Indianapolis bars and restaurants that dot the Circle City, the kind that strike you immediately as oh-so-modern and yet oh-so-casual at the same […]

Things to Do for July 15-17, 2011

The summer of 2011 is going to be a memorable one for many Hoosiers from Indianapolis. Take a look below at all the cool goings-on around the Circle City. Don’t miss out on the fun; there’s something for everyone’s future journey down their own personal memory lane. Greater Indianapolis Things to Do July 15-17, 2011 […]

Dogzplot Literature Party Raises Funds for Second Story

Nothing illuminates a child’s mind like discovering the power of their imagination through books. Second Story is an Indianapolis not for profit organization that promotes literacy for Indianapolis kids and in Indianapolis schools and the Indianapolis community. Vouched Books teams with Big Car Gallery’s Service Center to present Dogzplot Literature Party, a free fundraising effort […]

Hip Hop Under the Big Top: UniverSoul Circus at Black Expo

The UniverSoul Circus melds traditional circus acts with the flair of hip hop and African American culture. This unique circus consists entirely of black performers and harkens back to the old school days of vaudeville with a splash of hip hop musical. The UniverSoul Circus rolls into Lafayette Square Mall July 15 to 17 with […]

Sparkle and Shine at Indiana State Fairgrounds: GemStreet USA

Gem Street USA hits the Indiana State Fairgrounds July 15 to July 17, bringing Indianapolis people a range of beautiful jewelry to purchase. Tickets to this Indianapolis event are only $7.00. Students and seniors will be admitted for $5.00, and Indianapolis kids get in for free. The event runs from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm […]

Country Powerhouses at Verizon: Tim McGraw and Luke Bryan

Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan and The Band Perry break it down at Verizon Wireless Music Center Sunday, July 17, offering Hoosiers a glimpse at country royalty. Tickets to this Indianapolis music event range from $39.50 to $79.50 plus applicable fees. The concert starts at 7:00 pm and is part of the Midwest leg of their […]

Experience the Mid East: 2011 Middle Eastern Festival

We hear about the Middle East in the news everyday. Between the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, it can be easy to make assumptions about an entire region based on very little information. The Middle Eastern Festival at St. George Church, July 15 to 17, offers Indianapolis people a chance to experience the food, music […]

16th Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival: Toast and Taste in 2011

The Brewers Guild of Indiana throws a festival each year to help raise funds for Indianapolis not for profits and charities. In past years, the group has donated more than $200,000 to the Indianapolis community. While this is all well and good, the real reason we all attend their Indianapolis festival is to try the […]

Duets in the Round: It Takes Two to Trill at Locals Only

One of the most treasured traditions in folk music is that of the duet, when two singers get together to croon to and with each other. Many times these arrangements are between a man and a woman (with entirely different vocal ranges), so there are often some really soul stirring harmonies that crop up; duets […]

Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant

Among the lush natural surroundings in the Northwest corner of Indianapolis, you will find, if you look, a little jewel of a dairy farm and Greater Indianapolis restaurant called Traders Point Creamery and The Loft Restaurant. A jaunt in the car with the whole family will net Hoosiers from Indy and other nearby cities in […]

Harry Pottery Party at Half Baked Pottery in Broad Ripple

June 30, 1997 changed the world of children’s literature forever. When J.K. Rowling released her first novel, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, she unleashed an obsession on the world. Young and old readers alike eagerly turned pages to find out what happened next to “The Boy Who Lived.” Now more than a decade later, […]

Attention Real Estate Agents: Learn to Manage HUD Transactions like a Pro!!!

Where: MCL Cafeteria at 82nd/Allisonville Rd. When: July 20, 2011 Offered by: msWoods Real Estate LLC Topics we will cover: Online bidding Agent registration Do’s and don’ts Contract jargon Inspection scenarios Commission bonuses HUD regulations Please mark your calendar for our next Lunch n Learn event…we are super excited to have secured an approved HUD […]

Find a Career at the 2011 WTHR Employment Opportunity Fair

It’s time to update your resume, shine your shoes and dress for success! The Indiana Convention Center in the heart of Indianapolis downtown hosts the 2011 WTHR Employment Opportunity Fair as part of the Indiana Black Expo. Meet with employers, apply for jobs and network for your career at this important Indianapolis event. Thursday, July […]

You Can Do It! (See Rob Schneider at Crackers Comedy Club, That Is)

“You can do it!” Doubtless, the audience at Crackers Comedy Club will throw out this old chestnut at least once a night during Rob Schneider‘s three night run at the classic Indianapolis stand up venue. The line is one of Schneider’s most famous, first uttered by his character in the 1998 Adam Sandler film The […]