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. Mammoths and Mastodons fossils have been found on every continent except Australia and South America. Ice Age Giants: The Mystery of Mammoths […]

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. The show, which opened Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, […]

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 You Are There […]

Fearless Furniture: Design Meets Art at the Indiana State Museum

Who says you have to go to the east or west coast to find cool furniture, when some of the most innovative and clever-yet-functional furniture designs you’ll find anywhere are on display right now at the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis? Fearless Furniture is a must-see collection of furniture made by modern-day artisans within […]

The Gingerbread Village Competition at Conner Prairie

It’s Lucas oil Stadium as you’ve never seen it. That’s because it, along with 75 other edible creations, are made of gingerbread! The 21st annual Gingerbread Village competition is underway now through Sunday, January 5 at the Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana. This fun event, which takes an entire week to set […]

The 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show at the Indiana Convention Center

Ah, that new car smell. Care to take a whiff? If so, you’ll find plenty of it at the 2014 Indianapolis Auto Show in downtown Indianapolis. This massive auto show, which is the second oldest in the country, behind only the Chicago Auto Show, is celebrating its 100th anniversary at the Indiana Convention Center now […]

Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure at the Eiteljorg Museum

Enter a world of chugging locomotives, bridges and tunnels, and incredibly detailed replicas of national treasures, such as Yosemite National Park, Aspen Colorado and Mount Rushmore to name a few. Now through January 19, 2014, Indianapolis, Jingle Rails: The Great Western Adventure is a must-see exhibit at the Eiteljorg Museum in downtown Indianapolis. Naturally, no […]

“Take Santa Home” Train Ride Offers Christmas Closure for Kids

One fun thing to do this time of year is take a holiday train ride at the Indiana Transportation Museum in Fishers, Indiana. Not only is a train ride a break from the usual pass times, such movies, eating out, etc., it’s an opportunity to see the local area from the unique vantage point of […]

Christmas at the Zoo: A Lights Celebration to Remember

In a way, Christmas is as much about making memories as it is giving presents. For after all the shopping, gift-giving and holiday celebrations have come and gone, it is the memories that endure. What memories will you make this holiday season? Here’s a suggestion: Christmas at the Zoo. Now through December 30, 2013 the […]

Ocean Prime in Review: High-End Dining at Keystone at the Crossing

“Gestalt” is a German word used to describe the ‘wholeness’ of a thing, as something greater than the sum of its parts. It is also a word that sums up what I liked most about my recent dinner experience at Ocean Prime. You see, it wasn’t just this or that aspect, it was how everything […]

Circle of Lights 2013: Where Will You Be when the Switch is Flipped?

It’s that time of year again, when Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis comes to life with an unmistakable sparkle— it’s pretty hard to miss a 242-ft tall Christmas tree, after all! The Circle of Lights® happens on each year on the first Friday following Thanksgiving, and for 51 years and counting, it remains one of […]

Canal Pointe Project One Step Closer to Becoming a Reality

The Broad Ripple village is not exactly known for its high-end rental market. On the single-family residential side, there are smaller rental homes, most of which are short on space and lacking in modern upgrades, even though they don’t come cheap. On the multifamily side there are moderately-priced apartments, none of which would qualify as […]

Late Harvest Kitchen Review: Contemporary Comfort Food

I’d been hearing good things about Late Harvest Kitchen for a while. Problem was, until last Friday, my addiction to the convenience of dinner at home was a hard one to break. But in the end, my desire for a good meal at a nice restaurant prevailed, and I had the pleasure of eating at […]

Marianne Glick Gallery Tour at Clowes Memorial Hall

This evening marks the opening for renowned local artist, Marianne Glick’s, gallery tour that will run from October 7th through November 17th at Clowes Memorial Hall. The opening reception is open to the community and will be held from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Don’t forget to register for the event here. The tour, titled Let the […]

41st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival at Stonycreek Farm

Stonycreek Farm owner, Loren E. Schmierer and grandson. The 41st Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival will run from Saturday, September 28th through October 31st, 2013 at Stonycreek Farm. For the full article, head over to our Noblesville page click here.

United Way of Central Indiana’s Big Kickoff Event

Yesterday, hundreds of community members and Colts fans gathered on monument circle to celebrate the kickoff of United Way of Central Indiana’s campaign and the Colts football season. It felt like one giant party with Dave and Rae providing the live music, Applebee’s offering $5 boxed lunches (proceeds benefited United Way of Central Indiana), free […]

Feast of Lanterns

Full of life, color, and a bit of quirkiness, the Feast of Lanterns at Spades Park is a festival that shouldn’t be missed. The celebration started with a parade down East 10th Street complete with fire trucks and a marching band. Neighbors marched side by side past front porches decorated with brightly colored lanterns. Ending […]

Swag Truck: A Mobile Brand Experience

With the exponential growth of food trucks and pop-up shops, now more than ever, we are witnessing companies taking their business to the streets. It’s all about bringing your product to the customer which makes it easy and convenient for them and also makes your business stand out amongst competitors. Kelly Elsner, the founder of […]

Lantern Making Workshop

Want to design and create a lantern for the Annual Feast of Lanterns Festival? Lantern making workshops are the first and third Mondays of the month at the Chase Near Eastside Legacy Center from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Local artists will help you create a unique one-of-a-kind lantern that will proudly be displayed and […]

Read. Tutor. Mentor. Kickoff at Monument Circle

Hundreds of readers gathered throughout Central Indiana on Thursday, June 6 to help kickoff United Way of Central Indiana’s second annual Read. Tutor. Mentor. Event. The locations included Monument Circle, Fishers YMCA, Boone County Courthouse, Hancock County Courthouse, and the Morgan County Courthouse. Adults and children sporting a shirt with the word “Read,” “Tutor,” or […]