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Two-Wheeled Day Tripping in Indianapolis

This is a guest blog from Tina Schmidt of My City Bikes public health alliance. My City Bikes’ mission is to help people discover better health and quality of life through biking. If you’ve never experienced Indianapolis by bike, you’re in Read more >

Big Ten Basketball Madness Descends on Indy This March

Indianapolis plays host to the Big Ten Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments this March, marking Indy’s 10th time hosting the men’s championship and the 19th time hosting the women’s championship. The women’s tournament will be held from March 2-6 and Read more >

Chocolate for the Spirit- Valentine’s Day Trip Idea

On a recent visit to the Indianapolis City Market  a friend and I spied the Chocolate for the Spirit vendor.  Being chocolate aficionados, naturally, we had to check it out. What immediately caught our attention with Chocolate for the Spirit was the Read more >

Indy’s Modern City Market with a History

When a friend and I first visited City Market in downtown Indianapolis recently, I didn’t expect to be impressed. But I was! There are two levels in City Market. Vendors sell their wares on the main floor. When it’s time to Read more >

Immature Food for Mature People

There’s no reason to be ashamed of cheesy-mac cravings or Pop-Tarts penchants. Several Indy eateries are offering a sophisticated spin on these childhood staples, because let’s be honest, kid’s food trumps all. 1. Scratchtruck “Scratch Grilled Cheese, oh how I love Read more >

IN Repertory Theatre: To Kill a Mockingbird

Back when I attended Taylor University in Upland, I joined a group of students who enjoyed theater and traveled to downtown Indianapolis to view shows from the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT). I don’t know where we found the money or Read more >

Christmas Dining with an Ethnic Twist

The first Christmas after my mother-in-law passed away, our family felt discombobulated. We didn’t feel like trying to handle the plethora of kitchen tasks she had performed with aplomb—cooking the turkey, making fluffy mashed potatoes, setting a gorgeous table. So Read more >