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About Mariel Wilding

Mariel is a Butler University student originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She plans to graduate in 2012 with degrees in Integrated Communications and Gender Studies. Being a college student from out of town, she is always looking for new, exciting, and inexpensive things to do in Indy and will share them with you here. Click here to find out more about our Butler Bloggers program and the bloggers or click here to read posts written by the Butler students.

Chocolate Cafe on the Circle

On Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis there is a quaint shop called the Chocolate Café. The serve the best hot chocolate I have ever had, and I definitely suggest you check it out. They also have coffee, ice cream, and Read more >

Christmas at the Zoo

Friday, December 10th my roommates and I went to the Indianapolis Zoo with about 15 other Butler students. Luckily, it was free for us because we went with school, but otherwise it’s under $10 and well worth it. The entire Read more >

The Bagel Deli Experience

There are so many places to eat in Broad Ripple and it seems a little overwhelming. I’ve noticed that I tend to keep going to the same places instead of choosing from the multitude of options available. But, a few Read more >

Holiday Cheer for Children

I went to the Yuletide Celebration performed by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra hosted at the Hilbert on Monument Circle. I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect from this show, but I was definitely surprised throughout the performance. I assumed that Read more >

The Birds: a NoExit Adaptation of a Classic

On Halloween, NoExit Performance Inc. put on an adaptation of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds at the Wheeler Arts Community, located in Fountain Square in downtown Indianapolis “NoExit is a collaborative group of artists who strive to provide provocative theatre and Read more >

Screamtastic Indy ScreamPark

October 24th, a warm night in Indianapolis, I drove the 30 minutes to Indy SreamPark with two of my roommates. The park is located near Anderson Indiana, so it’s a bit of a drive from campus.  I am always skeptical Read more >