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Notable Names Performing at the Circle of Lights This Year

It’s definitely an all-star cast at this year’s Circle of Lights in downtown Indianapolis. Every year, people from all over Central Indiana (and visiting friends and family) gather around Monument Circle to watch the Mayor and a helper throw the Read more >

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 15 & 16, Downtown Indianapolis

March 17 is just around the corner, and that means St. Patty’s Day, the wearing of the green, and the pinching of anyone who isn’t. It’s green beer, the green canal in downtown Indianapolis, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Read more >

Monument Circle Idea Competition Judges’ Choice revealed

A six-judge panel has chosen the People’s Choice public exhibit, “From Inertia to Inner Circle” as the winner of the Monument Circle Idea Competition. The winning entry was submitted by Jean-Baptiste Cuelle and Francois David of Paris, France. Their entry Read more >

Chocolate Cafe on the Circle

On Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis there is a quaint shop called the Chocolate Café. The serve the best hot chocolate I have ever had, and I definitely suggest you check it out. They also have coffee, ice cream, and Read more >

Event: Circle of Lights

“Did you know that Indianapolis is home to the largest man-made Christmas tree in the world?” I share this little gem of information with all of my friends back east in New Jersey. Their response is usually something along the 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 >

Lighting the Circle of Lights

After writing about the Circle of Lights last month, I was determined to take my family this year to this annual Indianapolis tradition. When I saw that they expect 100,000 people to the event, and it’s the busiest shopping day Read more >

The Circle of Lights on Indianapolis’ Monument Circle

I’ve never seen the lighting of the Indiana Christmas tree, the Circle of Lights. I do have an excuse, in that I’ve only lived in Indianapolis for two Christmases. The rest of the time, I either lived in Muncie (Delaware Read more >