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Jim Nabors’ Sings ‘Back Home In Indiana’ for Last Time at Indy 500

Jim Nabors sang “Back Home Again In Indiana” for the last time at this year’s Indianapolis 500, the same song he has sung before the start of the Indianapolis 500 since 1972. Jim stopped in at the Economacki Press Room Read more >

Indiana: Home to the 8th Wonder of the World

Corn. Hoosiers. Indianapolis. Basketball. Farmland. Midwest. Eighth wonder of the world.   Wait…what? Did I read that right? Yes, yes you did. All of the above are just a few words that may come to mind when one hears the Read more >

A Couple of My Favorite Things…to do in Indiana

Hi, I’m Brooke Deady, and I am a junior at Butler University in Indianapolis. I am originally from Fort Wayne, IN. I have family members who live in Carmel, Terre Haute, Warsaw, and Tipton, so I’ve definitely gotten my fair Read more >

Planning Your Month of May

While I think being a Hoosier is pretty great all year round, I have to say that May is my absolute favorite month. Not just for the beautiful spring weather, but mostly because the shrill sound of some of the Read more >

Two New Attractions at the Indianapolis 500

Last Friday, my dad and I headed to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for an afternoon of fun in the sun and fast cars. As usual, the IMS delivered both in abundance. While I consider myself a regular around the track, Read more >

Strut Your Stuff for a Good Cause

Do you have a best pal with a ton of energy and walks on four legs? I’m talking about your family pet dog, of course! If so, support the Humane Society of Indianapolis on it’s 8th Annual Mutt Strut.  This Read more >

Mutt Strut: The Greatest Spectacle in Dog Walking!

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tristan Schmid: Tristan Schmid is Director of Communications and Marketing for IndyHumane and oversees their website, Facebook, Twitter, and public-relations initiatives. In his free time, Tristan produces music, walks his dogs, and runs Lead Read more >

Speed Your way to the Speedway Museum

A few weeks ago I went to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum. I never thought I’d got to the museum, but once I got there I had a surprisingly good time. Admission was inexpensive, only $5, and Read more >

Motorcycles Take Over Indianapolis

Don’t be surprised if you see motorcycles all over Indianapolis this weekend because Saturday is the 3rd running of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP. There are still tickets available (order here) for the race and kids under 12 get in Read more >

Brickyard 400 Discounts Fuel the Weekend

The Indy 500 is over but racing season is just revving up in Indianapolis! This weekend, July 25, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host the Brickyard 400 as part of NASCAR’s 2010 Sprint Cup Series. In honor of the speedway’s Read more >