Archives for August 2013

Inspiring Youth to Give and Serve

This Indy Talks event, a collaboration between Giving Sum and the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana, was created to develop the next generation of philanthropists and help families create a culture of philanthropy and service. Hosted at Carpe Diem – Meridian School, families were given the chance to participate in hands-on activities, talk to several […]

Graeter’s Ice Cream to Open First Indiana Location in Butler-Tarkington Area

Residents of the Butler-Tarkington area will soon have new food establishment to frequent. The historic Cincinnati-based ice cream shop, Graeter’s, plans to seek a zoning variance to take over the space located at 5560 N. Illinois St., formerly occupied by Curley’s Cleaners. It will be the company’s first store in Indianapolis, let alone Indiana, and […]

Greek’s Pizzeria Review: A Slice of Downtown Fishers

I recently stumbled upon a neat little pizza place in Fishers, Indiana called Greek’s Pizzeria one afternoon. I’ve always thought that if you’re going to run a successful pizza place then there are two things you need to get right: crust and sauce. And as far as I could tell, Greek’s Pizzeria succeeded on both […]

The 2013 Indiana State Fair: Fun at Every Turn

It’s that time of year again, when the smell of roasted corn on the cob and hot dogs permeates the summer air, and high-pitched screams and laughter can be heard from the midway. Yes, we are talking about the Indiana State Fair, and it’s happening now through August 18 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This […]

Savor the Southside: 3-Course Meals on a Budget

Savor the Southside is officially underway. The annual event, which is designed to showcase both independent and upscale restaurants on the city’s south side, officially runs from Monday, August 5 – Sunday, August 18 – 2013. Participating restaurants offer special “prix fixe” menus whereby diners can enjoy a 3-course meal at a special fixed price, […]

Colts Defensive Coordinator Manusky Pleased with Defensive Progress

All the reports coming out of Anderson University suggest that Indianapolis Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky has been quite pleased with the defense thus far. In contrast to last year, when they lacked the right personnel to be effective in a 3-4 defensive alignment, the Colts spent $140 million in free agency and then added […]