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City Market

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The Indianapolis City Market is a hidden gem. After visiting myself I was surprised that I had not heard of it. Not only is it located in the center of downtown but it is also in the original, historic city Read more >

Sweet Surprises

Just before Thanksgiving break I was in downtown Indianapolis and decided I needed a little pick-me-up, and nothing gets you in a good mood like chocolate. I knew just the place to stop to satisfy this craving: South Bend Chocolate Read more >

Embrace Your Punk Roots at the Irving Theater

You’ve been to shows at Klipsch Music Center and the Egyptian Room at Old National Centre, but if you’re looking for a more intimate concert experience, look no further than the Irving Theater. Located in Irvington, a historic neighborhood on Read more >

The Nutcracker is Dancing Through Indiana

Tis the season! Once again the beautiful lights are hanging from the Soldiers and Sailors monument, lighted trees line the streets and holiday wreaths are hanging from street light poles. A cherished tradition by many families this time of year Read more >

When Dad Comes to Indy, We Drink Beer

I think most people can look back and remember the first beer they had with their dad. Watching a game? Relaxing in the living room? Thanksgiving dinner? Once you’re twenty-one your parents start becoming more like friends than authority figures, Read more >

Veggie Friendly Spots in the Steak Capital

In the city known for St. Elmo’s steak and shrimp cocktail, vegetarians often come to the city thinking they have a week of pasta in front of them. However, vegans and vegetarians will be pleasantly surprised that with just a Read more >

Christmas at the Zoo

From now until late December the dull of a hump day evening is no more! Let your imagination come to life as you enter the Indianapolis Zoo this holiday season where you and your family can enjoy the festive side Read more >

12 FREE Days of Christmas

Christmas shopping got your toy sack in a pinch? There are free things to do in downtown Indy, from Friday, December 13 to Tuesday, December 24, for the Free 12 Days Of Christmas. For more information, visit the Downtown Indy Read more >

Holiday spirit invades the ISO

As downtown celebrated the Circle of Lights last week, the luminescence of the city isn’t the only sign that Indianapolis is ready to ring in the holiday spirit. Kicking off on December 6th, the 28th annual Duke Energy Yuletide Celebration Read more >