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The Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival at Military Park

While Central Indiana is no Napa Valley, there nevertheless exists a thriving wine culture, one that appreciates the paring of great wine and food. For anyone who falls into this category, the Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival is the place to be. Now in its 14th year, the Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival […]

Enjoy Food, Fun and Rides at the Little Flower Parish Festival

The Little Flower Parish will host the Little Flower Parish Festival from May 31 to June 2. This annual festival has taken place for over 10 years, and offers a little something for folks of all ages. A $5,000 raffle prize will be awarded to one lucky guest. There will be fun rides, poker tournaments, […]

Third Man Rolling Record Store Stop

A giant golden van followed by a long line of people might have caught your attention today had you been near the corner of N. College Avenue and 52nd Street in Broad Ripple from 11AM-5PM. However, this is no food truck selling ice-cream or afternoon lunch. Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, The Third Man Rolling Record […]

Pacers Overcome the Heat with 99-92 Win, Even Series at 2-2

The Indiana Pacers exacted revenge upon the Miami Heat at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse on Monday, thanks to a strong performance by Roy Hibbert. The importance of Game 4 for the Pacers cannot be overstated. They did not want to fall 2 games behind a team like Miami. The 99-92 win evens the series at 2-2. […]

Gardens for Growth

The community surrounding Englewood Church on the near Eastside has always amazed me with their generosity and the way they work as neighbors to share life together. On any given day you’ll find the neighborhood kids outside playing tag or ring-around-the-rosie, each week they hold a dinner that’s open to the community, and it’s not […]

Annual Memorial Day Ceremony – Crown Hill Cemetery

This Memorial Day marked the 145th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Crown Hill Cemetery on the Northwest side of Indy. Hundreds of people gathered to honor the courage of heroes both past and present. The afternoon started with a performance by civil war reenactors and cannon salutes. Both young and old, men and women, married […]

Tim McGraw’s Two Lanes of Freedom Tour Comes to Klipsch Music Center

Country superstar Tim McGraw is bringing his Two Lanes of Freedom 2013 tour to Indianapolis on Thursday, May 30 at the Klipsch Music Center. Indianapolis is one among 29 other cities that McGraw will visit before concluding his tour in September. The set list spans 20 years of his career, and includes signature songs like […]

Don’t Miss the Open Wheel Collectables & Sports Memorabilia Show

The Open Wheel Collectables & Sports Memorabilia is taking place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds’ Dupont Pavillion from May 23 – 25, 2013. The event is sponsored by Heritage Auctions from Dallas, Texas, and hosted by hobby show promoters John and Joyce Douglas, long time hobby show promoters. Visitors will be treated to a wide […]

The Motorsport Art of David Lord AFAS: An Artsgarden Exhibit

“The Motorsport Art of David Lord AFAS” exhibit is on display at the Indianapolis Artsgarden now through May 29, 2013. Lord calls his style “interpretive realism,” which he describes as “a constant attempt to combine reality with the freshness and freedom of the brush stroke.” He says, “By capturing an image in time, I feel […]

Zumba Classes at Bishop Chatard High School

Looking to add something new to your fitness routine? Every Monday and Thursday Jessica Daugherty, a certified Zumba instructor, leads an energetic and exciting Zumba class in the gym at Bishop Chatard High School. What I love about Jess’s class is the mix of ages, fitness levels, and abilities. There really is something for everyone. […]

Crucial Coaching Decision Gives Heat Last-Second OT Win

The Indiana Pacers proved they have what it takes to hang with the NBA’s elite on Wednesday night as they faced the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs. But an ill-fated decision by Pacers coach Frank Vogel to take Roy Hibbert out of the game allowed LeBron James to beat Paul […]

Former Colts QB Jim Harbaugh to Drive Indy500 Pace Car

The man who once played quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, who coached Andrew Luck in Stanford University before eventually becoming the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, will return to Indianapolis, only this time it has nothing to do with NFL football. Instead, he has been chosen to drive this year’s Indianapolis 500 pace […]

Zoopolis 500: The Slowest Spectacle in Racing

Everyone has heard of the Indy500. Far fewer have heard of the city’s other greatest spectacle in racing, the Zoopolis 500 tortoise race. Presented by the American Dairy Association, the Zoopolis 500 is a tortoise race that runs at a decidedly slower pace. This year’s event, which marks the 33rd annual running, is set to […]

Former Colt Dwight Freeney Signs 2-Year Deal with Chargers

Indianapolis Colts games just won’t be the same without ol’ 93 out there, terrorizing opposing quarterbacks. Colts all-time sack leader Dwight Freeney signed two-year deal with the San Diego Chargers on May 18, 2013. It is reportedly a two-year deal worth as much as $8.75 million. Under the terms of the contract, he will be […]

Enjoy Breakfast at the Brickyard and Take a Lap

For $60 a ticket, race fans can enjoy a delicious breakfast with Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and INDYCAR Team Owner Chip Ganassi. Guests will also enjoy the privilege of taking a lap around the world famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway in their own car, weather permitting in addition to taking a tour of the garages. Immediately […]

George Locks Down Anthony as Pacers Take 3-1 Series Lead

The New York Knicks were a team that averaged 100 points exactly during the regular season. So yeah, they were pretty good. But that was then and this is now, and lately they have not looked like the team that was heavily favored to win this series. Maybe the odds makers need to reappraise the […]

Asia Fest 2013: Just One Stop Along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail

Asian American Alliance, Inc. held its 6th annual Asia Fest at the White River State Park in downtown Indianapolis last Saturday. The event lasted from 11am to 5pm and was designed to bring into mass awareness the rich cultural heritage of Asia that exists in the American Midwest, particularly in Central Indiana. The turnout was […]

Star Wars Exhibit: Where Science Meets Imagination

Will the fictional Landspeeders that first appear in Star Wars Episode IV ever become a reality? Might the X-wing Starfighters used to protect the Rebel Alliance one day become a staple of the United States Air Force? “Where Science Meets Imagination” explores the possibility of someday creating real-life versions of the fictional technologies depicted in […]

Hibbert Fuels Pacers to 82-71 Win Over Knicks in Game 3

The Pacers are an interesting team. They are arguably the league’s best defensive team, and yet they have not a single player on the roster who finished higher than 8th in defensive player of the year voting. Not that anyone in the Pacers front office cares, especially after how the team played in Game 3 […]

Zest ‘n Zing – A Foodie Event for the At-Home Chef

This year’s Zest ‘n Zing was hosted at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center on May 7th, 2013. Chef Jason M. Anderson & purebread Simmental farmer, Ginny Tauer (Team Beef) went head-to-head against Chef Greg Schiesser & pork producer, Nick Sommers (Team Pork). Though Team Beef ultimately took home the victory, both sets […]