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#FeedIndy

    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 >

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 >

Downtown Indianapolis Presents City Sidewalks for Free Downtown Holiday Experience

Anyone who loves A Christmas Story will remember the family’s trip downtown to see the Christmas parade and to see Santa Claus. Back in the 1930s and 1940s, this type of holiday event was a regular tradition in most cities. Read more >

Watch “It’s A Wonderful Life” on IMAX at Indiana State Museum

For some people, their favorite Christmas movie is “A Christmas Carol.” For others, it’s “Miracle on 34th Street.” For me, it’s “A Christmas Story” and “Charlie Brown Christmas.” But for many people, the quintessential Christmas movie is the 1946 black Read more >

Downtown Indianapolis Discoveries

“One…two…..no, just one two-headed eagle guarding the cathedral,” my friend said, shielding her eyes from the sun and gazing up at the towering Scottish Rite Cathedral above us. My other friend wrote the number down on our packet of papers Read more >

Do317 Lounge: Indy’s Hidden Music Venue

A city boasting intimate music venues isn’t something that rolls off the tongue when recommending Indianapolis to travelers. Quite frankly, Indianapolis isn’t even on the radar for many concertgoers when it comes to live music. Sure, downtown caters to large Read more >

Best Fireworks in Indiana? Downtown Indianapolis

In my opinion, the best place to be in central Indiana on July 4 at 10 pm is within a couple miles of Region’s Bank Tower in Downtown Indianapolis. Oh sure, there are fireworks around Geist, in Plainfield, or in Read more >

Going to the Theat-ah in Downtown Indianapolis

After a recent trip to downtown Indianapolis with my 12-year-old daughter, and a chance to see “The Lyons” with her at the Phoenix Theatre, she asked me about the different theatres around Indianapolis. And she pronounced it with the British Read more >