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MMMM …. Cake!

Have you heard of The Cake Bake Shop in Broad Ripple (a trendy, hip community on the north side of Indianapolis)?Delectable Cake. Check.Adorable location. Check.Insanely incredible (albeit girly) atmosphere. Check. I can’t begin to describe what this place encompasses. It Read more >

Peaceful Relaxation Awaits You at Willowfield Lavender Farm

If you are looking for a peaceful, relaxing experience around Indy, I found your place. Nestled just 45 minutes southwest of Indy lies Willowfield Lavender Farm.Let me first introduce you to Kiernan and Elizabeth … the wonderfully adorable owners of Read more >

Discover History in the Indianapolis City Market Catacombs

Have you ever visited the Indianapolis City Market? The market is home to over 25 locally-owned and operated small businesses and is your choice of ethnic eateries, from-scratch snacks, boutique goods and more … BUT what you might not know 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 >

Take in Sacred Journeys at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

It’s no secret that I’m a regular visitor to The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. The combination of living 15 minutes away, having a child living at home and a membership card in my wallet makes it an easy decision … Read more >

Explore the Indy Cultural Trail

Long story short, in 2004 the city of Indianapolis gave permission to the cultural development commissioners to use the city right-of-way to build a walking/biking trail through the city. Local legends (Eugene and Marilyn Glick) committed $15 million, grants came Read more >

More Pumpkin, Please

We only get pumpkins in our lives for a short time, so it’s time to go into full-on-pumpkin-mode for the entire month of October. Yelp has gathered up every pumpkin-themed object we could think of and put them into categories so you can kick back and Read more >