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Pacers, CIB Agree to 10-Year Extension


The Indiana Pacers aren’t going anywhere—not after agreeing to a 10-year extension that will help the team remain financially competitive in what is one of smallest markets in the league. The deal is certainly a victory for the Pacers, who just one day prior clinched the NBA’s Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed by beating the […]

Flowers…and Beer? Don’t Miss the 2014 Indiana Flower & Patio Show


Ah, the fresh scent of blooming flowers! And beer. OK, so flowers and beer don’t normally go together, but they do at the 2014 Indiana Flower and Patio Show, which takes place now through March 16 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. 2014-indiana-flower-and-patio-show Yes, you can enjoy over 400 flower and patio exhibits AND a taste […]

Colts Sign Former Cleveland Browns Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson


Colts general manager Ryan Grigson didn’t wait long to make a splash in free agency. The latest acquisition: Former Cleveland Browns inside linebacker D’Qwell Jackson. The price tag: $22 million with $11 million guaranteed over 4-years. There will be skeptics who argue this was too much to pay a 30-year old player who the Browns […]

Ford 60th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show


With temperatures on the rise, outdoor enthusiasts are gearing up for spring in a major way. The Ford 60th Annual Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show has been underway and drawing huge crowds. ford-60th-annual-boat-sport-and-travel-show This massive 15-acre show, which is the largest consumer show of its kind in the nation, runs now through February 23, […]

Attention Bikers: Don’t Miss the 23rd Annual Indiana Motorcycle Expo


For many motorcycle enthusiasts, spring can’t get here soon enough. But while winter is not over yet, you can be sure the forecast calls for 70 degrees and sunny inside the Indiana State Fairgrounds, as the 23rd Annual Indiana Motorcycle Expo comes to town February 14-16. The show, which kicks off the opening weekend of […]

Pacers Blowout Nuggets 119-80, Still Own League’s Best Record


After a huge letdown in in Orlando on Sunday, the Pacers rebounded—no pun intended—on Monday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, turning in their best offensive performance of the season in a 119-80 over the Nuggets. It all started with David West, who came ready to play from the start. He put up 25 points in […]

The 2014 Indy Winter Classic Dog Show


Dogs are such amazing creatures. They bring so much love and happiness to their human companions, it’s no wonder they are the most popular pet in America, with 36.5% of households owning at least 1 dog, compared to 30.4% owning at least one cat according to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). For anyone who […]

"King Richard" to Appear at 55th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts "World of Wheels" Car Show


The 55th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels car show takes place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds now through Sunday, February 9, 2014, and will feature special celebrity appearances by former Colts linebacker Gary Brackett, and none other than 7-time NASCAR champion, Richard Petty, a.k.a., “King Richard” himself. FunCityFinder was on site as they […]

Pacers Thrash Orlando Magic 98-79 with Dominant Defense


Lost in the glare of the Indianapolis Colts’ almost premature return to contention is an Indiana Pacers team that has unequivocally become a contender. Moreover, a case can be made that this team has rebuilt itself into the NBA’s version of the Seattle Seahawks: A game-wrecking defensive team capable of shutting down even the best […]

Local Food Company "Relishes" National Exposure on Parks and Recreation


Companies usually pay big bucks for TV product placements, but not Cara Dafforn. Her local food company, U-Relish, which makes healthy, just-add-water meals for the crock pot, was recently featured on the hit TV show Parks and Recreation. When the show’s producers decided to stage an indoor farmer’s market scene, Dafforn saw an opportunity. By […]

Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths and Mastodons


It’s amazing to think a massive sheet of ice once covered Indiana, and most of North America, over 80,000 years ago. Even more amazing is what lay preserved beneath this massive ice sheet. ice-age-exhibit-indiana-state-museum Mammoths and Mastodons fossils have been found on every continent except Australia and South America. Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of […]

Plenty to See and Do at the 2014 Indianapolis Home Show


Whether you’re a home improvement junky or just someone who appreciates fine architecture and style, the 92nd annual Indianapolis Home Show is an extravaganza of home-focused information and exhibits, including a fully-constructed, decorated and landscaped home built entirely inside Exposition Hall at the Indiana State Fairgounds. indianapolis-home-show The show, which opened Friday with a ribbon-cutting […]

Spice Box Review: A New Way of Doing Indian


I’ve always been somewhat ambivalent towards Indian food. But if my first experience at Spice Box was any indication of what to expect from the rest of the menu, then I can easily see how this place could become addictive. It would be fair to say it was unlike any Indian food I’ve had before. […]

Coming to Bankers Life Fieldhouse: Disney On Ice – Princesses & Heroes


Unlike folks in Florida, who can get their fill of live Disney shows basically anytime they want, life in the north comes with no such luxury. Which is why the upcoming Disney On Ice – Princesses and Heroes show is worth marking on your calendar. This enchanting Disney production arrives in Indianapolis January 22-26, 2014 […]

Now Playing at the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre: Lend Me a Tenor


What happens when a world-famous tenor shows up late for a performance at the Cleveland Grand Opera Company? Just about everything! Ken Ludwig’s farcical comedy, Lend Me a Tenor, now in its 25th year, is playing at the Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre on the city’s northwest side now through February 2, 2014. The story […]

Artist Matt Kenyon’s Glass-Blown Sculptures Now on Display at the Indianapolis Art Center


Though the art of glass-blowing is an ancient one dating back to the Roman Empire, it is still very much alive and well thanks in part to artists like Matt Kenyon. His exhibit, Matt Kenyon: 2013 Faculty of The Year, can be seen now through February 2, 2014 at the Indianapolis Art Center on the […]

Celebrate MLK Day with Free Admission All Around the City


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is day to reflect on, and celebrate, the birth of the most iconic and influential civil rights leader in American history. And for anyone in the Indy area, it is also a day to enjoy free admission to several area attractions, many of which can be found downtown. Picture from […]

The Indiana Experience: Step into a Photograph…and More!


If you’ve ever wanted to step into an old-time photograph to experience what was happening when the shot was taken, and what life was like back then, now’s your chance. The Indiana Experience, presented by the Indiana Historical Society, offers visitors different 4 ways to learn about Indiana history. you-are-there-exhibit-at-indiana-historical-society You Are There You Are […]

Harlem Globetrotters Bring High-Flying Antics to Bankers Life Fieldhouse January 20


There’s regular basketball, and then there’s the Harlem Globetrotters. It might as well be the difference between C-SPAN and TMZ, because these guys take basketball to a whole new level, with a game that is as comedic as it is mesmerizing. Their 2014 tour includes a stop at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday, January 20. […]

Opening Reception for Ann Luther Exhibit to Take Place Thursday at JCC


It’s not your typical engineer who loves to quilt. But then again, it’s not your typical engineer who climbs Mount Kilimanjaro and then creates a beautiful quilt to commemorate the experience. Meet Ann Luther, a civil engineer who got hooked on quilting after taking a class in 1994, and never looked back. Her quilted designs […]

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