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Colts Trounce Jaguars in 37-3 Road Victory

The Indianapolis Colts more than made up for a sluggish start. After falling behind 3-0, they proceeded to trounce the Jaguars 37-3 on Sunday. But the numbers aren’t as good as they first appear. They’re better. You see, had the Colts held the Jags to just 205 yards of total offense that would have been […]

Pacers Sign Rising Star Paul George to $90 Million Contract Extension

The Indiana Pacers made it official on Wednesday when they announced a multi-year contract extension for veteran guard/forward Paul George. The contract will reportedly pay him between 80 million and $90 million, and contains an escalator clause which could earn him even more. The move follows a new contract for David West that will pay […]

Obama’s Health Insurance Marketplace Opens October 1

Get ready. The Health Insurance Marketplace, a cornerstone of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, officially opens October 1, 2013. What is the Health Insurance Marketplace? The Health Insurance Marketplace is an online portal through which uninsured Americans can shop for, and enroll in, health insurance plans. It is a health insurance exchange through all […]

16th Annual Carmel International Art Festival

Over 125 juried artists exhibiting watercolor, oil, 2D, jewelry, photography, 3D, wood, sculpture, pottery, and more will be featuring their work at the 16th Annual Carmel International Arts Festival this weekend. Artists throughout Indiana and the US had to apply and be accepted to be featured at the event. Along with artists there will be […]

Fall Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish & Irvington Brew Fest

This is without a doubt my favorite time of year! Lots of fall festivals, farmers markets, pumpkin patches and corn mazes. This coming Thursday through Saturday there will be a fall festival held in the heart of Historic Irvington. Come celebrate the start of fall at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish from 5 pm – […]

Colts Run Over ‘Niners, Win 27-7

There would be no biceps kissing for Colin Kaepernick on Sunday. That’s because the normally mobile and elusive quarterback who helped lead the 49ers to a Super Bowl last season was under constant duress by a stifling Colts defense. Despite playing without two ket starters, safety Laron Landry and linebacker Pat Angerer, the Colts’ defense […]

The Legend Classic Irvington Cafe is Legen– Wait for it… Dary

Season 9 of How I Met Your Mother premieres tonight and I’ve got Barney Stinson on the mind. Though it’s no MacLaren’s bar, I’m sure if Barney visited The Legend Cafe in Irvington he would deem it Legen–Wait for it…Dary. Located in the little strip across from the historic Irvington Theatre  sits this quaint cafe […]

IndyJazzFest Still in Full-Swing, Block Party

IndyJazzFest will be in full “swing” for 3 more days. This annual festival has already seen some outstanding performances. The Blues Side, a sextet consisting of Cynthia Layne, Tad Robinson, Gordon Bonham, Rob Dixon, Kevin Anker and Frank Smith performed on Tuesday at the Jazz Kitchen. Ravi Coltrane, son of the legendary jazz saxophonist John […]

Colts Acquire RB Trent Richardson in Blockbuster Trade

“Next man up” is the guiding principle at the Colts complex. Problem is, the “next man” wasn’t on the roster when starting running back, Vic Ballard, went down with a season-ending ACL injury in a no-contact practice drill, at least not as far as the front office was concerned. That all changed Tuesday, when the […]

Art Squared – Fountain Square

Make Art. Be Art. Buy Art. In Fountain Square this Saturday, September 21 you’ll get three amazing art events for free. Pedal and park will be available at 1015 Virginia Avenue. Make Art: Participate alongside artists, students, and neighbors to create your own work of art with Masterpiece in a Day. It is a free […]

Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience

Grab your family and head over to Fort Harrison State Park this weekend for the ultimate Hoosier Outdoor Experience. On September 21 – 22 from 10 am – 6 pm you’ll be able to experience over 50 activities and 120 grassroots partners for free!  The weather should be perfect to get outside and experience everything […]

Painting Indiana III Art Show & Sale

In the market for some new Indiana art to decorate your home or office? Want to learn more about plein air (on location) painting? Come to the Indiana Landmarks Center on Friday, September 20 between 7 and 10 pm to browse through the works of art selected for inclusion in a coffee-table book published by […]

Wine & Dine at Northside Nights

You’ve probably heard of Devour Downtown, Chow Down Midtown, or Savor the Southside. Now it’s time to taste some of the best cuisine a little further North. Great deals will be available at several participating Northside restaurants from September 16-29. These restaurants span from Zionsville to Noblesville and will offer a prix fixe dinner menu […]

Indy Sister Cities Fest

Head downtown to Georgia Street tomorrow, September 14th for a free cultural experience. The Indy Sister Cities Fest will showcase the vision of Indy as a global city and create awareness of the Indianapolis Sister Cities International (ISCI) program. There will be plenty of hands-on activities and global learning opportunities for families from noon-6pm. Check […]

Indy 5×5’s Final $10,000 Prize Awarded

This past Friday, 5 finalists participated in the last Indy 5×5 event of the year. Funded by CICF, the Efroymson Family Fund, and the Christel DeHaan Family Foundation, Indy 5×5 was formed to award $10,000 to winning ideas that foster community building and art-focused innovations in the city of Indianapolis. This year-long idea-pitching series calls […]

Colts Eke Out 21-17 Win, Raise Concerns

The good news is that they won. The bad news is that they looked just average in doing so against an opponent widely considered to be one of the worst teams in the league. But as Andrew Luck said, “A win is a win is a win.” The Colts eked out a 21-17 win following […]

Whale of a Sale: Children’s Consignment Event

If you have a child or know someone who has one (obviously everyone), then this is the sale for you! From Saturday, September 12 – Monday, September 14 the Indiana State Fairgrounds Ag/Hort Building will be the place to be for Indiana’s largest upscale childrens consignment event. You’ll find 47,000 square feet of clothing, toys, […]

Annual Indy Irish Fest

The 18th Annual Indy Irish Festival kicks off September 12th and runs through Sunday, the 15th at Military Park in Downtown Indianapolis. Over 30,000 people are expected to attend and experience the sights and sounds of live Irish music, step dancing, shopping, food, cultural and children’s activities, and sporting events. This year’s festival includes a […]

Penrod Arts Fair Kickstarts "Indiana’s Nicest Weekend" on Friday Night

Indiana’s Nicest Day has become Indiana’s Nicest Weekend says Penrod Society PR Committee Chair Blake Koriath. That’s because this year’s installment of the Penrod Arts Fair will commence a day earlier than usual, or more specifically, an evening earlier, on Friday night. For the first time ever, the 47-year old annual event, which runs every […]

United Way of Central Indiana’s Big Kickoff Event

Yesterday, hundreds of community members and Colts fans gathered on monument circle to celebrate the kickoff of United Way of Central Indiana’s campaign and the Colts football season. It felt like one giant party with Dave and Rae providing the live music, Applebee’s offering $5 boxed lunches (proceeds benefited United Way of Central Indiana), free […]