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There are so many great places to go shopping in the Indianapolis area, from the Circle Center Mall in downtown Indy to the Fashion Mall and Castleton Square Mall on the city's north side. Below are the latest shopping related headlines.

The Best Chocolate in Indianapolis

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#Indianapolis – Chocolate and I go way back. I can’t ever remember life without a chocolate stash nearby. Now that it’s Halloween candy season, there are no shortage of options right next to my bed. I like caramel chocolates, peanut butter chocolates, and even tootsie rolls. Which, for the record, aren’t even real chocolates. But […]

SEE Eyewear at Keystone Fashion Mall in Indianapolis

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#Indianapolis – I had the opportunity to check out the SEE Eyewear at Keystone Fashion Mall last week. It was fun to try on the fashion-forward glasses throughout the store and see this unique, new take on eyewear. The store is full of fashionable designs in an array of vivid colors. They’re fun, hip, and […]

LEGO Store at Castleton Square Mall (Photos)

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#Indianapolis – The LEGO Store in Castleton Square Mall is a magical place right here in Indianapolis. It’s far more than just a store, though there’s plenty of shopping to be done for the LEGO fan in your life. Take a quick photo tour of the Castleton store, then make plans to visit soon: LEGO […]

Local 240 Sweet Artisan Marshmallows Make Extra Sweet S’Mores

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#Indianapolis – On Saturday night, we spent the evening on a farm with fellow bloggers. The highlight for me was the 240 Sweet marshmallows over the campfire. The unique flavors are even more amazing when slightly roasted. And, the handcrafted vanilla marshmallows are perfection on a s’more. I love s’mores so much, I’ve hosted entire […]

Att’n Home Shoppers: 4 Open Houses to be Held Sunday, June 22

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When it comes to home shopping, there’s no substitute for seeing a home up-close and in-person. Local real estate brokerage, msWoods Real Estate, LLC, will present 4 different open houses on Sunday, June 22, 2014. They are as follows: 70 Florence St, Carmel IN 46032 Price: $219,000 Date: Sunday June 22nd 2 – 4pm Beautiful […]

Whale of a Sale: Netting Great Deals on Children’s Items

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Wednesday night a friend and I were able to shop the presale event at this spring’s Whale of a Sale at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. We braved rush hour traffic, scattered showers, and crowds for this event, and our spoils were well worth the effort. We were confronted with aisles and aisles of clothing for […]

Super Savings On the Southside

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Some of the first things I look for when I’m new to an area are the consignment shops, yard sales, and thrift stores. I’ve learned over the years that your family and your home can look it’s best without items at brand name prices. It’s easy to shop for name brand items at greatly reduced […]

Celebrate Spring at Frazee Gardens in Brownsburg

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Spring is here and for me that means visiting as many garden and landscape stores as I can. I wouldn’t say that I have a “green thumb”, but I do delight in purchasing flowers and garden items. Just walking in a garden store puts me in a happier mood and gets me thinking about warm […]

Homespun Has a New Home on Mass Ave

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The north end of Mass Ave in downtown Indianapolis welcomed a new neighbor recently when Homespun: Modern Handmade opened the doors of its new digs. Homespun isn’t new to Indianapolis; its previous location was in Indy’s historic Irvington neighborhood. The move to Mass Ave gives the boutique a larger space for more product and for […]

Can’t Wait ’til Black Friday? Mass Ave Midnight Shopper Starts Nov 22

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For some people, Christmas can never come soon enough. For anyone who falls into this category, Mass Ave in downtown Indianapolis is THE place to be on November 22. This year marks the 12th anniversary of Mass Ave Midnight Shopper, an annual event in which stores along Mass Ave keep their doors open until midnight […]

Whale of a Sale: Children’s Consignment Event

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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, […]

Woodruff Place Annual Flea Market

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Since 1977 the Woodruff Place neighborhood has hosted an annual flea market the first weekend in June. The expanse of the market is huge! With over 80 acres of bargains, food, and entertainment you’ll be sure to want to wear comfortable shoes. You could literally spend all day perusing the yards in this neighborhood for […]

Locally Grown: The Indy Winter Farmers Market in Downtown Indy

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Now is a great time to take a stroll through one of the city’s most historic buildings and connect directly with 55 local farmers and producers. It’s the Indy Winter Farmers Market and it’s taking place at the Indianapolis City Market in downtown Indianapolis now through April 27, 2013. Choose from a wide array of products, […]

Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show

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The Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, in the South Pavilion, Jan. 18-20, 2013. For 25 years, countless gun and knife enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals have come together to make this show one of the most successful of its kind, and one of the largest gun and knife […]

It’s One Heckuva Garage Sale at the State Fairgrounds

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If you find yourself having to resist the urge to pull over at the first sight of a garage sale, then the 37th Annual Greater Indianapolis Garage Sale is for you. With winter upon us, why brave the cold weather and drive all over town looking for garage sales when you can have them all […]

Great Bob Vila’s Ghost! It’s the 2013 Indiana Home and Garden Show

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For most of us, the word “home”, in its most idealized form, connotes a space of comfort, security and beauty. Ever since Bob Vila’s show, This Old House, first aired on PBS television in 1979, millions of homeowners have tried to realize the dream of the perfect home. Not surprising, the home improvement industry has […]

Broad Ripple Farmers’ Market: Fresh Fruits, Veggies and More

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The Broad Ripple Farmers Market is an annual Summer tradition in Indianapolis, featuring locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and more. Run by a group of Indiana farmers and growers, the Broad Ripple Farmers Market has high standards that connect Hoosiers with the very best locally grown and produced foods. Starting in the beginning of May […]

The Ripple: Surf and Board Shop in Broad Ripple

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The Ripple Surf and Board Shop in Broad Ripple is the one stop shop for all your boarding activity needs. From surfing to skating to snowboarding and more, The Ripple has all the gear and apparel you need. What started as a wake board shop in Cicero, Indiana in 2008 has bloomed into an amazing […]

The Good Earth: Natural Food Store in Broad Ripple

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The Good Earth Natural Food Company offers the best natural products at the lowest prices in Broad Ripple Village. This family owned Indianapolis business has been pleasing healthy palates in Indianapolis since it opened in 1971.  At Good Earth shoppers will find a distinctive and broad selection of natural and organic foods, supplements, beauty products […]

The Bungalow: Interior Design for Your Abode

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The Bungalow, in Broad Ripple Village is hard to miss… just look for the mural of the big red couch with yellow polka dots. This Indianapolis shop offers baubles and knick-knacks galore to help deck your halls. Their innovative design elements are both new and re-purposed items. Get an old bike chain that serves as […]