Archives for February 2013

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Meets, Exceeds $5 Million Goal

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra will not being shutting down anytime soon, thanks in large part to strong financial support from the local community. Since a 5-week lockout that concluded in mid-fall, the Symphony’s 70 musicians had been working under a bridge agreement, with the understanding that a new 5-year contract would be contingent upon the […]

New Orleans’ Super Bowl Attraction Attendance Pales Compared to Indy’s

New Orleans’ version of the NFL Experience failed to draw even half as many visitors as it did in Indianapolis in 2012. According to NFL officials, just 90,000 visitors made their way through downtown New Orleans leading up to Super Bowl XLVII. This is nowhere near the 265,000 people that flooded Indianapolis’ Super Bowl Village […]

See a World of Wheels at the State Fairgrounds

It’s the 54th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, starting on Friday, February 8 and lasting through Sunday, February 10, 2013. There’s just something about classic, American hot rods. Products of American ingenuity, and works of art in their own right, these wonderfully restored machines are a testament to […]

Greater Indy Metro Real Estate Market Improves Significantly in 2012

It’s easy to get lost in the short-term market fluctuations that occur from one month to the next. But in the world of statistics, it is the bigger picture that matter most. With this in mind, we look at the greater Indianapolis metro real estate market and the nine counties that comprise it, including Boone, […]

Expect Physical, Low-Scoring Affair as Pacers Take on Bulls

Thus far, the Indiana Pacers have managed to stay atop the Eastern Conference’s Central Division by playing excellent defense. Ditto for the Chicago Bulls. While it is true Chicago currently holds a one-game lead over Indiana, the Pacers are looking to change that on Monday night in a game that is a makeup for a […]

Woof! Woof! It’s the 2013 Indy Winter Classic Dog Show

As many as 2,300 dogs will compete for Best in Show at this year’s Indy Winter Classic Dog Show at the Indiana State Fairgrounds starting on Thursday, February 7. This 4-day competition is a great opportunity to witness some of the most beautiful, intelligent, well-trained and happiest dogs you’ll ever see, all gathered under the […]

Locally Grown: The Indy Winter Farmers Market in Downtown Indy

Now is a great time to take a stroll through one of the city’s most historic buildings and connect directly with 55 local farmers and producers. It’s the Indy Winter Farmers Market and it’s taking place at the Indianapolis City Market in downtown Indianapolis now through April 27, 2013. Choose from a wide array of products, […]

Now Playing: A Royal Affair

A Royal Affair is playing at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinema & Indie Lounge in Indianapolis through February 22. This Danish film, directed by Nikolaj Arcel, is set in the late 18th century, circa 1771. It’s an historical romance based on the true story of a dangerous and illicit love triangle between Queen Caroline Mathilda, her […]

Objets d’Art: The10th Annual Indiana Art Fair

Join in the celebration at the Indiana State Museum’s 10th Annual Indiana Art Fair in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s juried show will feature 63 artists from the Hoosier state, representing 22 counties, each offering their work for sale. With a diverse selection of art in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, […]