Archives for June 2010

Play It Again Sports: Sporting Equipment For Everyone!

If you’re tired of dealing with the high prices and unknowledgeable staff that accompany shopping at one those major chain sporting goods stores, Play It Again Sports in Carmel, Indiana, offers an excellent alternative.  Featuring new sporting goods and fitness equipment from major brand name manufacturers, AND high-quality used gear and equipment, Play It Again […]

Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana

Nature lovers, outdoorsmen and vacationers enjoy visiting Clifty Falls State Park because of its 1,416-acres of uninhibited natural beauty. The park and surrounding lands survived the Ice Age, and even has rocks formed more than 425 million years ago. The hiking trails, nature preserve and observation tower inside this Indiana park offer breathtaking views. The […]

Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans in Columbus, Indiana

Twenty five limestone pillars stand in Columbus, Indiana‘s courthouse square to honor the 171 local veterans who died in America’s 20th Century wars. The fort foot pillars list names and personal stories of the county’s military heroes. The Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans was designed as a silent tribute that appears to be standing in […]

Southern Indiana Center for the Arts in Seymour, Indiana

John Mellencamp is not only a famous musician and actor, he’s also a great landlord, according to his tenants at the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts in Seymour, Indiana. In 1989, Mellencamp bought the property while filming his motion picture Falling from Grace. He then struck a deal with the arts council and began […]

Grouseland in Vincennes, Indiana

Before he became the ninth president of the United States, William Henry Harrison lived in the south central Indiana town of Vincennes with his wife Anna and their 10 children. Harrison built the home in 1804, while serving as the governor of the Indiana Territory. Harrison’s home was built on 300 acres and they named […]

Indiana Pacers 2010 NBA Draft Class

With a gaping hole in the back court and a valuable spot in the draft, many thought the Indiana Pacers would be dealing the 10th pick to acquire a point guard who could immediately bolster their chances of becoming a playoff team.  I know I certainly did.  It all made perfect sense.  We had something […]

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2010 Brew-Ha-Ha Festival on Mass Ave: An Indy Photo and Picture Blog

Saturday marked the 2010 Brew-Ha-Ha Festival. Brew-Ha-Ha, an annual fundraiser for the Phoenix Theatre in Indianapolis downtown, brings together brew houses from across Indiana to quench thirsty Hoosiers. Hoards of Indianapolis people crowded the Indianapolis cultural district, Mass Ave, as one block of the Chatham Arch neighborhood played host to this Indianapolis festival. In an […]

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Sullivan’s Steakhouse Restaurant in Indianapolis: Fine Fare at Fashion Mall

Sullivan’s Steakhouse Restaurant in Indianapolis is an award-winning restaurant in Indianapolis‘ northeastern corner by the Fashion Mall at Keystone shopping center. It is one of a chain that consistently puts out some of the best steak you can find in Indiana and across the United States. Avid fans, and there are many, place it in […]

Capri Italian Restaurant: The Old Country Comes Home to Indianapolis, Indiana

Capri Italian Restaurant owner Arturo Dirosa has started and carefully nurtured a dynasty among the Italian restaurants in Indianapolis. Besides the Capri Ristorante, he also owns Amalfi Ristorante nearby in northwest Indianapolis, his brother owns Matteo’s Italian Restaurant in the Indianapolis suburb of Noblesville, Indiana, and he brought his mother over from the Old Country […]

Morton Goes the Distance in Indians Win

Thursday night was a good night to be an Indianapolis sports fan. The sun was shining bright, the heat was almost enjoyable and Victory Field was rocking as the Indianapolis Indians dismantled the Durham Bulls 9-1 to gain a 2-2 series spilt. The tribe delighted the nearly 10,000 fans in downtown Indianapolis on both sides […]

Indianapolis Restaurants by Cuisine: The Flavor of Indy

For your convenience, Fun City Finder‘s exhaustive collection of photos and articles about restaurants in Indianapolis is cross-referenced by geographical location, city and types of cuisine. Jump into our directory of Indianapolis restaurants by cusine, and you’ll find yourself immersed in the tempting culinary offerings in and around Indianapolis and Central Indiana. Indianapolis Restaurants by […]

Indianapolis Mediterranean and Greek Restaurants: Opa!

Greater Indianapolis Mediterranean and Greek restaurants dedicated solely to that type of cuisine are few and far between, but they do exist. Some of them would make a terrific destination for a day trip from Indianapolis, such as the Nile Mediterranean Restaurant in Anderson, a nice-sized city northeast of Indianapolis, in Central Indiana. But there […]

Burnt Ones: “Electric Sleaze” Creates Tidal Wave of Buzz in Indy

For a long time, My Old Kentucky Blog was strictly an aggregate for hip new music coming into the Circle City. The popular Indianapolis blog posted Indianapolis events worth seeing, singles from new bands, live videos, and mp3’s that would blow your socks off. Recently, however, My Old Kentucky Blog got into the business of […]

Woven Bones, We Are Hex, and Burnt Ones: Psych Sludge Punk at the Vollrath on June 27

This week in Indianapolis, there’s been a bevy of mega storms that have rocked the Circle City. These things bring high winds, dark, hanging clouds, dazzling lightning galore, and an ominous air to our peaceful little Central Indiana city. After one of these displays of nature’s fury, denizens of Indy are often left feeling brooding, […]

Greater Indianapolis Delicatessen Restaurants

Everybody loves a great delicatessen. On the long list of excellent Indianapolis restaurants, a huge percentage offer some scrumptious deli food. But there are several delicatessen restaurants in Indianapolis‘ inner city and expanded metropolitan area that concentrate almost exclusively on serving irresistible, pure deli food. Below is our list of great Indianapolis delicatessen restaurants. If […]

Indianapolis Cajun and Creole Restaurants: Back to the Blue Bayou

There are many occasions when one might yearn for the pungent flavors of the bayou, even if one is in the Midwestern United States. Indianapolis Cajun and Creole restaurants recognize this unique longing and provide a culinary solution in Indiana equal to those from Louisiana. You can find items like etouffe, po’ boys, jambalaya, gumbo, […]

Indianapolis Music Events 6/24 to 6/27: Ween, Tortoise, Styx, Woven Bones, and More

This weekend in Indianapolis music, a heavy dose of technicolor 90’s alt rock magic comes to Broad Ripple Village, genre hopping Chicago founding fathers get busy in Bloomington, and the Verizon Wireless Music Center turns into an 80’s prog rock arena. Yes, it’s another busy music weekend around the six Indianapolis cultural districts, whether you’re […]

Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bret Michaels at Verizon Wireless Music Center

Verizon Wireless Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana is a hot spot for Indianapolis music this Summer as big names tour in and out of the venue all season long. Sunday, June 27, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s God and Guns Tour featuring Bret Michaels from Poison will take the stage at Noblesville’s Verizon Wireless Music Center. Tickets to […]

FREE Family Summer Fun at Indy Parks (6/24 to 6/27)

Indy Parks and Recreation aims to make Summer both fun and affordable for Indianapolis people. With tons of great concerts and entertaining movies at affordable prices for the whole family or even for FREE, Indy Parks has the entire Summer programed at Indianapolis parks. This weekend Indy Parks hosts concerts at Holliday Park, Eagle Creek […]

Indianapolis, Indiana Restaurants with American Cuisine: Best of the Midwest

What’s the staff of life in and around Indiana‘s capital city, Indianapolis? The Circle City is so diverse, one could almost point to its great Italian, Mexican or even Asian dining establishments to answer the question. But there are, in fact, dozens of restaurants in Indianapolis given over to the preparation and service of real […]