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500 Festival Mini-Marathon and 5K

It’s May, and for Indianapolis that means Indy 500 hundred all the time! The 500 Festival is a month-long celebration of the race and our city. It kicked off this weekend with the 38th annual 500 Festival Mini Marathon. I ran the accompanying 5K. Okay, so ran is a subjective term. Still, I finished, and […]

Hearthside Suppers at Conner Prairie

Take a trip back in time and discover what dinner looked like in the early 1800s at one of Conner Prairie’s Hearthside Suppers. Now in their 31st year, Hearthside invites guests to share in a traditional 19th-century feast at the Conner household. Hearthside Suppers: IMAX from LODGE DESIGN on Vimeo. The evening begins with one […]

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 […]

Going…Going…Gone: A Fun, Improvisational Comedy Act at IndyFringe

Poor old Ed, the owner of Ed’s Auction House, has died. And now all his quirky, weird, kitschy and basically crappy possessions must be auctioned off, quite literally, to the audience. Care to place a bid? Going…Going…Gone is a unique, improvisational comedy act that takes place the first Sunday of each month at IndyFringe. What […]

FunCityFinder’s Top-10 Things to Do on New Year’s Eve

Three…two…one…Happy New Year! Almost. Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight? Under the mistletoe? At home with friends? Out and about? Here’s a look at 10 New Year’s Eve celebrations that will take place in Indy. New Year’s Eve at the IMA. From 9 pm – 1 am in the Pulliam Family Great […]

2-Day Big Ten Fan Fest Starts Friday on Georgia Street

It’s not exactly the Super Bowl, but the sold-out 2013 Big Ten Football Championship Game is shaping up to be one heck of a weekend, even for fans without tickets. An estimated 100,000 college football fans will descend on downtown Indianapolis, selling out hotels, filling restaurants and generally doing their part to make the planned […]

The 2013 All-American Classic Horse Show at the State Fairgrounds

Few animals possess a rarer combination of traits than horses. Words like big, powerful, nimble, graceful, cooperative etc. don’t normally describe the same thing. Yet when it comes to horses, it is precisely this combination of traits that have made them such valuable contributors to human society. From September 3-7, 2013 the 2013 All-American Classic […]

Lucas Oil Raceway Smokin’ as NHRA Concludes Chevrolet U.S. Performance Nationals

Lucas Oil Raceway was smokin’ as the NHRA wrapped up the last day of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Monday. It was the 59th installment of what is perhaps the most celebrated, oldest, richest, and most prestigious drag race in the world. It is also the final event of the NHRA’s regular season, with […]

Storytelling on Wednesdays at the Glendale Public Library

“Everybody has a story to tell,” says Ken Oguss, a storytelling facilitator for the As I Recall Storytellers Guild. Care to share yours? Long before human knowledge was formalized in printed form there were stories—happy stories, fictional stories, educational stories, and just about any other kind you can imagine. In fact, for a very long […]

Devour Downtown Summerfest: A Break from the Routine

Eating out on Fridays can become an all-too familiar routine. If you’re like most people you have a list of personal favorites, places you go to because you know they’re good. Maybe you even order the same thing every time. But life is about variety and new experiences too. Problem is, there are so many […]

Brilliant Ideas for Valentine’s Day this Sunday in Indianapolis

Whether you’re in love and single, in love and married or already a loving family, you know that Valentine’s Day this Sunday is one day you simply can’t miss. In the Indiana capital city, Indianapolis, you’ll find lots of wonderful places to go for Valentine’s Day. And all around the grand Circle City are charming […]

Monstrous Halloween Happenings for Hoosiers in and Around Indianapolis, Indiana

Halloween is special for most Hoosiers in the stalwart Midwest state of Indiana, where very little truly horrifies the residents. After all, if Hoosiers were easily terrified, they would not have stayed in the Wild West to make a home in the pioneer days. In the state capital, Indianapolis children and their families comprise the […]