The Indiana Insider Blog

Walking the IMA

When I chose Butler University, I was eager to find local spots to visit that are both affordable and close to campus. So, it’s no surprise that I always plan on visiting the grounds and gardens of the Indianapolis Museum Read more >

‘Tis The Season For Tradition

Growing up, adventuring to cut down the family Christmas tree was always a family-bonding trip. We would all get bundled up in our boots, snow pants, warm and fuzzy jackets, hats gloves, and scarves in order to face the cold Read more >

Bites of Bloomington

Most people only know Bloomington for Indiana University, basketball, and what’s ever on the main strip, but if you travel just off the beaten path you’ll find all of the delicious hidden treasures that Bloomington has to offer.  Bloomington’s very Read more >

12 FREE Days in Downtown Indianapolis

And on the 3rd day of Christmas my true love gave to me…12 free days in Downtown Indianapolis! Come downtown and save some money this holiday season by taking advantage of the following deals {courtesy of Indianapolis Downtown, Inc.}: December Read more >

#FeedIndy

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    Looking for a great way to make a difference this holiday season? Get involved with your local community and help Second Helpings #FeedIndy. Second Helpings, located downtown Indianapolis, is unlike any other hunger relief program in Indianapolis. Second Read more >

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 >

Zydeco’s

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My husband is from Mooresville (just southwest of Indy) and my in-laws rave about Zydeco’s Cajun Restaurant. They go there quite frequently and while I had been there years ago, I was able to visit again just last weekend and Read more >