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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 >

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 >

Geocaching: An easy outdoor adventure

As a young adult, I’ll do anything for the adventure. In the past that habit has lead me to mountain biking the Rockies, rock climbing canyons in Kentucky and even cliff diving in Mexico. However, if you’re a fellow thrill-seeker 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 >

The Three “B’s” of Broad Ripple

When it comes to quick eats in Central Indiana, there’s no better destination to cure your appetite faster than Broad Ripple Village. Whichever direction you choose to enter from, North, South, East or West, this mecca of food and drink Read more >

Are you Ready for a Change?

Have you been interested in getting a tattoo or piercing for a while but don’t have a clue as to where to get it done? Well, Metamorphosis full-service tattoo and piercing studio has been meeting the needs of many individuals Read more >

A Taste of Zest! Exciting Food Creations

A few weeks ago I was able to visit one of my favorite restaurants in SoBro, Zest! Exciting Food Creations. Zest! was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives in 2009 and is one of my favorite locally-owned restaurants in Indy. Read more >

Flavor by the Monon

This past weekend my boyfriend and I were looking for a place for date night. Wanting something nice, but still within our price range, we chose Fire by the Monon. We pulled up to the restaurant uncertain if there would Read more >