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Archives for September 2014

Donaldson’s Offers World-Class Chocolate in Small Town Indiana

#LebanonIN — Donaldson’s Finer Chocolates has been making milk and dark chocolate candies for nearly 50 years. Their secret recipe and consistent placement on various central Indiana “best-of” lists, including the 2014 Indy A-List for Best Chocolate, convince most that their creative confections will be good; but bite into a cracker sized sea-salt caramel and milk […]

Coming Soon in Westfield

#WestfieldIN – Westfield, Indiana has been rapidly growing for as long as I’ve been around. We chose Westfield because my husband had fond memories of the town from a short period of time his family lived here. When we first visited and started searching for a home, he was floored by all the new businesses […]

6 Reasons to Buy 2015 Indians Tickets Now

#Indianapolis – The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up their 2014 season with win and record crowds. Now that the 2015 calendar has already announced, you should plan to be a part of it next year! The Indianapolis Indians 2015 schedule kicks off in April with 9 straight days of home games. That means the Indianapolis Indians […]

Sigler’s: Where a Taste of the Past Is a Real Present

Sigler’s Restaurant, located off State Road 39 between Lebanon and Mechanicsburg, Indiana is minutes away from better-known Boone County restaurants and miles from the trendy eateries found in Indianapolis. But when you walk into the 70-year old former bank, you’ll be dining in the past. And it’ll taste better than you remember. I must have […]

Hussey-Mayfield Library Offers Plenty for Adults

Maybe it’s because as a child, I would walk to our local library every week to check out a new stack of books. Maybe it is because as a parent, I’ve spent time in libraries for story time, summer reading programs and research for school projects. Whatever the reason, I was happy to learn that […]

Arts and Design District Hosting First PorchFest

#CarmelIN – very first Carmel PorchFest is happening this Sunday, September 14 in the Arts and Design District. Located just north of Main Street, a variety of bands will be performing. Instead of performing on a stage in park, these bands (43 in all) will be performing- you guessed it- on porches! Earlier this year, a […]

Microsoft Store Welcomes Destiny With Midnight Launch Party

#Indianapolis – The Fashion Mall at Keystone usually doesn’t allow patrons in its doors at 10 p.m., but on Monday the mall let patrons enter after hours to attend the Microsoft Store‘s “Destiny” midnight launch party. Attendees of this launch party were greeted with food, drinks, games and prizes. With “Destiny” being available at midnight, […]

Fall into Fun in Fishers

#FishersIN – The air has turned cooler, but the town of Fishers doesn’t slow down because the weather changes. In fact, there’s just as much, if not more, fun happening in September. Between Fall Movies in the Park, a Glow Party like you’ve never seen before, and a scavenger hunt of sorts, families in Fishers […]

Top Five Things To Do At the Zionsville Fall Festival

Labor Day is an event which signifies the end of summer and the coming of fall. But in Zionsville another event also signals fall on the horizon, the annual Lions Club Fall Festival. This year marked the 61st Zionsville Fall Festival which serves as the largest fundraiser for the cities’ Lions Park. An event that […]

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Habitat for Humanity of Hamilton County is tucked away in Westfield, just north of US 32, behind the new Taco Bell. And just a little further back is a hidden gem you’ll want to track down. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a thrift shop for building supplies and home appliances. They work primarily through […]

The White River Festival: Celebration of an Ecosystem

Indianapolis wouldn’t be Indianapolis if it weren’t for the White River. The city was founded on the White River, and although it turned out not to be navigable, it’s still an important part of city’s history. The first half of September marks the fourth annual White River Festival at various venues across the state. Tomorrow […]

7 Tips for a Successful Color Run

#Indianapolis #Indiana – Color Me Rad is happening in Indianapolis this Saturday, September 6th, at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Registration ($50) is still available for waves at 9:00 and 9:20am, so it’s not too late to sign up for this fun race. A color run is a little different than your typical 5K. For starters, […]

8 Things You Can Buy at a Children’s Consignment Sale

#Indianapolis #Indiana – It’s September in Indianapolis, and football is not the only thing that happens around town. Several large children’s consignment sales happen this month. With the right planning, you can save big on everything a child might need. Most shoppers go to the sale thinking about finding clothing for their kids. There is […]

Grand Junction Brewing Co.

When Grand Junction Brewing Co. opened in Westfield earlier this year, I didn’t give it much thought. I didn’t drink beer even before I was forced into gluten free living. A few weeks ago, I attended a meeting in the back room and learned it is so much more than just a brewery! Grand Junction […]

Indianapolis Ranked #2 in the U.S. for Culture

#Indianapolis #Indiana — Recently, BusinessInsider.com ranked the top 20 cities in the U.S. with the most activities dedicated to culture and recreation, including museums, libraries, theaters parks, and stadiums. Indianapolis came in #2 in the country.  The website cited the fact that Indy has one cultural attraction for every 705 people, a total of 1,184 […]

The Beauty Bar at Geist Serves Up Relaxation

#Geist- Geist residents are now able to enjoy a beauty salon with a twist. The Beauty Bar at Geist opened earlier this summer, and it’s the first of its kind in the Indianapolis area. The focus at the Beauty Bar is two-fold. First and foremost, it’s a hair salon and spa. Secondly, it’s a bar […]