• Indianapolis Celebrates Veterans Day November 11

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Veterans Day Council of Indianapolis invites Circle City citizens to join in honoring the nation’s veterans on Monday, Nov. 11 with a special service and parade for Veterans Day.The Veterans Day Service will be held on the north steps of the Indiana War Memorial, 431 N. Meridian St., in downtown Indianapolis. A patriotic musical prelude provided by the Indiana National Guard’s 38th Division Band begins at 10:30 a.m. The memorial service starts at 11 a.m. with
  • Monument Circle Lights Up With Unique Show

    INDIANAPOLIS — Monument Circle in the heart of Indianapolis will come alive with patriotic light and sound presentations beginning on Saturday, Nov. 9. There will be a five minute patriotic program projected from the northeast quadrant on to the IPL and Circle Tower beginning just after dusk every evening. The patriotic theme will continue until a new holiday themed program begins Friday, Nov. 29 with the Circle of Lights festivities.Funded by a Lilly Endowment grant, the Shining a Light p
  • IMPD East District Meets Bottlecap Goal

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Police Dept. East District recently sent out a request for bottle caps that will be recycled to create a Peace Bench to be placed in East District.Residents collected and delivered over 600 pounds of plastic bottle caps to the project within a couple of weeks, and they have been turned over to the recycling company to create the bench.Residents are asked to not deliver any more bottle caps to the East District headquarters.
  • Demolition Begins at Oaktree Apartments

    INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday, Oct. 30 the city began  the demolition of the Oaktree Apartments, located off of 42nd Street and Post Road. The property, which was condemned in February 2014 by the Marion County Health Department, has long since been a hot spot for crime, as well as a drain on city and county resources. The demolition project is being coordinated by the Department of Business and Neighborhood Services (BNS) and is the culmination of years of code enforcement activity. Thi
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  • Meet an Author, Be an Author at Central Library Nov. 9

    INDIANAPOLIS — Aspiring writers are invited to enhance their literary skills, learn about the publishing industry, and meet notable Hoosier authors during “Meet an Author, Be an Author” on Saturday, November 9 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Central Library, 40 E. St. Clair St.Attendees can join fellow writers for a day devoted to Indiana’s talented authors and participate in free workshops led by local authors and experts from the Indiana Writers Center. In addition, the
  • Plainfield Connector Buses Operating 7 Days a Week for Holiday Season

    INDIANAPOLIS — Demand for workers at seasonal jobs in Plainfield is so high that the Plainfield Connector shuttle buses will operate seven days a week starting Nov. 9.The Plainfield Connectors are operated by the Central Indiana Regional Transportation (CIRTA) and funded through the Plainfield Economic Improvement District. They pick up riders at IndyGo’s Route 8 stop on Bridgeport Road and circulate on two routes — North and South — through the industrial parks in Plainf
  • Capra Film Kicks Off New Vintage Movie Nights Season

    INDIANAPOLIS —The Battle of Russia, a 1943 film directed by the legendary Frank Capra, will kick off the 11th year of Vintage Movie Nights at Garfield Park Arts Center. Film historian Eric Grayson will screen the film at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Center, 2432 Conservatory Drive, Indianapolis.Capra oversaw this wartime documentary effort, which stitched together newsreel and archival film to explore relations between Russia and the United States. The film also recounts Russia’
  • Crowdfunding Campaign for District Theatre on Mass Ave.

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis residents will soon have a new place to gather on Massachusetts Avenue if a crowdfunding campaign reaches its goal to raise $30,000 by December 31. The campaign, led by the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF) is using the CreatINg Places program sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) to make façade improvements to the District Theatre. Formerly Theatre on the Square, it operated by IndyFringe, and features yea
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  • Applause!: Nov. 8-14

    • Emerson Heights Roots is a group of residents who have been meeting to discuss issues around the new trees in the medians. The community is invited to attend a meeting for information and discussion on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 7-8:30, at the Emerson Avenue Baptist Church, 308 N Emerson Ave.• The Indianapolis Public Library and Indy Pride, Inc. will unveil a new LGBTQ+ collection and exhibit at Central Library during the Indy Pride’s Annual Meeting on Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Indiana Landmarks Seeks Volunteers for Tours, Other Programs

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Landmarks is looking for people who’d like to know Indianapolis in a deeper way and show it off to visitors as a volunteer tour guide. At a volunteer recruitment session on December 5, the nonprofit will offer information about leading tours of Indianapolis for school children, residents and visitors to the city, including convention groups.Docents will receive training to lead a variety of walking tours including Historic Downtown and Capital City Critters tou
  • IMPD and City Launches “B.Link Indy”

    INDIANAPOLIS — Recently, the city launched B.Link — or Business Link — Indy. This effort leverages technology to connect IMPD with security camera systems owned by residents and businesses to improve police response, further investigations, and deter crime.Much of the announcement centered around B.Link Pro, which harnesses cloud-based technology to connect professional security camera systems directly with intelligence detectives located at IMPD’s Incident Analysis Cente
  • Open Enrollment for Healthcare Begins Nov. 1

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Insurance reminds Hoosiers that open enrollment for 2020 Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans will begin on Friday, Nov. 1, until Sunday, Dec. 15. In order to have an ACA Marketplace or Off-Marketplace plan for 2020, you must enroll in a plan and pay the first month’s premium by December 15.Those who currently have an ACA plan or need one in 2020 should take the time to shop for plans. If you already have coverage through a Marketplace plan, review
  • Spirit & Place Festival Runs Nov. 1-10

    INDIANAPOLIS — The 2019 Spirit & Place Festival is a city-wide event that celebrates, explores, challenges and reflects on the meaning behind revolution and evolution, creating the unique theme of R/Evolution from Nov. 1-10. Exploring the idea of change in the world, whether it’s sudden and abrupt, or gradual and unfolding, this year’s festival offers the public a chance to share in experiences that build community.Now in its 24th year, the Spirit & Place Festival conti
  • Jeff Brandes Named MVMS Assistant Principal

    MOUNT VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation has announced that Mr. Jeff Brandes has been named as a Mt. Vernon Middle School Assistant Principal, effective October 21. Prior to this appointment Mr. Brandes served as the Director for Christel House Schools in Indianapolis. Before that position, he has 10 years experience as the Associate and Assistant Principal with Anderson and Marion Community Schools. Mr. Brandes was part of the team that led Marion High School’s sta
  • IndyGo Red Line Ridership Reaches Nearly Quarter Million in September

    INDIANAPOLIS — Riders along the Red Line boarded the route 230,651 times in the month of September, and total system ridership was up thirty percent over last month.  In an effort to continuously improve Red Line reliability, schedule adjustments and additional layover time at both ends of the rapid portion of the route are being incorporated to improve on-time performance.With the new route changes in effect Sunday, October 27, Red Line buses will continue service north of the 66th S
  • Applause!: Nov. 1-7

    • It’s time to FALL BACK and set our clocks to Standard Time on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 2 a.m. Set your clocks back one hour before bedtime on Saturday (your cable box, computers and cell phones will auto-magically set the right time).• November 5 is election day. In Marion County, citizens can vote for the city-county council and mayor. Beech Grove can vote for the BG mayor as well as the Indianapolis mayor.• Tuxiliary to Community Hospital East will hold a $5 Masquerade Jewelry
  • Finding A House With Character

    You’re newly single and eager to start dating. You’ve always had a thing for older gents, so charming and old-fashioned in all the good ways. You decide to search for a new beau on Match.com. You fill in your various preferences from location to political bent. When you get to age, you hit 75+.Bingo! The first gentleman that pops up seems to check all your boxes: He’s handsome, witty, loves piña coladas and getting caught in the rain. Best of all, he’s 97 years old
  • BMV Announces Hours for Election Day

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) announced today most branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, Nov. 4 and Tuesday, Nov. 5. Branches in counties holding elections in the November general election will be open to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses to be used for identification at a polling place. Branches hours on Monday will be from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.As required by state law, branches with extended hours will o
  • Scrooge Gives Back Nov. 8

    INDIANAPOLIS — Join the Indiana Repertory Theatre for Scrooge Gives Back on Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 140 W. Washington St. This annual event allows the nonprofit the chance to support other nonprofits in Indy. The IRT invites the community to donate to the Versiti Blood Center of Indiana and The Salvation Army as they collect their most needed items for the holiday season.Stop by the IRT to drop off your donations or schedule an appointment to give blood during the event. The
  • Let Eskenazi Health Help You Make the Best Health Care Insurance Decisions

    Trying to make the best health care insurance decisions for you and your family can be incredibly frustrating and confusing, which is why the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, and two additional Eskenazi Health Center locations, will host a special opportunity for Central Indiana residents to learn about and sign up for various health coverage plans on Enroll Indianapolis Day on Saturday, Nov. 16.Whether you and your family are buying health insurance for the first time or you have questions
  • Countdown to a Spooktacular Halloween 2019

    Halloween is the second-most celebrated holiday in the United States, surpassed in spending only by Christmas. On the east side of Indianapolis, kids and adults look forward to dressing up and having a good time at a variety of events.The biggest place to get your Halloween on is Irvington, which is holding its 73rd Annual Halloween Festival and Street Fair. On Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m., check out A Night in Sleepy Hollow at Irving Circle Park in the 300 block of South Audubon. Spooky stori
  • City Seeks Neighborhood Food Champions

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Office of Public Health and Safety (OPHS) and the Centers of Wellness for Urban Women, Inc., announced the opening of applications for the 2019-2020 Neighborhood Food Champion program, designed to support residents in the community who are engaged in addressing food access issues in their neighborhoods.Each Neighborhood Food Champion selected will receive comprehensive training to sustain a community project, as well as a funding award to support the project’s impl
  • New Tech Company to Move to Near Eastside

    INDIANAPOLIS — SupplyKick, an Indianapolis-based technology company, will move from its current location near Mass Ave. into the former Angie’s List site on the near eastside. The company works with other companies to optimize their presence on Amazon.The former Angie’s List site, now known as Elevator Hill, was purchased by a group of investors led by former Angie’s List CEO in 2018, with an eye to attract dynamic tech and creative companies. Earlier this year, Ball Stat
  • East District Captain Receives Leadership Award

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) East District Captain Karen Arnett received the 24th Neal-Marshall Alumni Club (Indiana University) Outstanding Leadership award on Saturday Oct. 12.“I am very proud and honored to have been nominated as one of two recipients to receive this prestigious award. It means a great deal to me to be recognized by the IU Alumni Association – National Board of Managers of the Neal Marshall Alumni Club,” Captain Arn
  • 2019 Irvington Founder’s Awards

    IRVINGTON — The Historic Irvington Community Council bestowed their annual Founder’s Awards on Sunday, Oct. 20 in the Bona Thompson Memorial Center. The Founder’s Awards are given to Irvington area individuals, businesses, and organizations that have made significant contributions to the overall quality of life in the neighborhood. The HICC has given the awards since 2011. Artist Laura Hildreth created each unique certificate, inspired by the individual or business contribution
  • The Black Hat Society Presents Check to Charity

    On October 20, just before the The Black Hats had dance practice for the “Night Out in Sleepy Hollow” event, they presented a check for $4,520.31 to Ascent 121. The money had been raised during the Black Hat Strut (Fashion Show Fundraiser) event  October 6th. Ascent 121 is a nonprofit that provides recovery services for central Indiana teen survivors of commercial sexual exploitation. Nancy Lynch (coordinator of the Fashion Show) and Karin Mullins (founder of the Black Hat Socie
  • Talk to Explain Central Avenue Bridge Renovation Process

    INDIANAPOLIS — How do you disassemble and reassemble more than 2,000 pieces of limestone, strengthen three century-old structural arches and prepare a heavily traveled bridge deck for its second hundred years … all while countless daily commuters complain about how long the job is taking?On Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. at Indiana Landmarks Center, engineers and planners involved in the recently completed renovation of Central Avenue Bridge over Fall Creek in Indianapolis will describe the year
  • And So We Walked at the IRT

    The Trail of Tears, when the U.S. government forcibly relocated Native Americans from the southeast to what is now Oklahoma in 1838, remains a dark spot on the soul of the nation. Forcing the Cherokee into boats and then a march over 900 miles long, thousands died of starvation, exposure, and disease. DeLanna Studi, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, is the creator an performer of an extraordinary piece currently playing at the IRT, And So We Walked.The play recounts Studi’s journey on the
  • Applause!: Oct. 25-31

    • Congratulations to the Warren Central Gold Brigade Marching Band & Guard for winning Best Percussion, Best General Effect, Best Visual, Best Music, and earned First Place in Class AAAA at the Centerville Invitational in Centerville, OH.• Brookside Park Haunted House will be open Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25 and 26 from 4:30-6:30 (lights on), and 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Brookside Park Family Center 3500 Brookside Parkway S. Dr. There is a $3 admission charge.• The Heartland Fil
  • God’s Acre

    Dead, but not buried; for thirty years the sealed coffin had been stored in the back of the receiving vault at Greenlawn Cemetery. Discovered on a November day in 1886 by undertaker Charles Kregelo while clearing the vault, the coffin bore the inscription “Mary D. Milliss” and revealed the “remarkably well preserved” features of the corpse of a young woman, visible through a glass plate. The curiosity drew thousands of people to the cemetery vault, at 10ȼ a peep, bef
  • Weekly View Featured on CBS 4 Indy

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  • City Breaks Ground on Addiction & Mental Health Treatment Facility

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Assessment and Intervention Center (AIC), a flagship mental health and addiction treatment center, will be the first facility to open at the new Community Justice Campus being constructed on the City’s southeast side. The AIC is expected to open fall of 2020, ahead of the 2022 scheduled openings of the new jail and courthouse facilities.The AIC will be the first facility of its kind in the state of Indiana. It will create a channel to divert non-violent, low-level
  • Neighborhoods Benefit From Generous Donations

    INDIANAPOLIS — JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced the donation of a former bank branch to Englewood Community Development Corporation (CDC) and a $500,000 commitment to Local Initiative Support Corporation (LISC) Indianapolis and IUPUI. Together, these investments aim to drive economic development and inclusive growth in Great Places 2020 neighborhoods.The donation of a former bank branch at 3000 E. New York Street to Englewood CDC. Englewood made the property available to local busine
  • New Pleasant Run Destination Unveiled

    INDIANAPOLIS — Residents living in neighborhoods along Pleasant Run celebrated a yearlong effort to create a new community space as they unveiled new seating, fencing and sculpture at Spruce Street at Pleasant Run Parkway South Drive. The event was held Sunday, Oct. 13 and is the third beautification destination the neighborhood has created to bring connection to the waterway, quality-of-life for nearby neighbors, and improve habitats.This celebration comes at the same time that the neighb
  • Jiffy Lube Mural Project Wins Award

    INDIANAPOLIS — Jiffy Lube of Indiana was honored recently with the Americans for the Arts’ national Arts and Business Partnership Award, one of only ten U.S. companies being honored and the first company in Indianapolis to receive this award.Jiffy Lube of Indiana’s “Every Part Matters” project started as a way to cover up graffiti at a local store and has progressed into partnership with the Arts Council of Indianapolis. In addition to supporting and hiring local ar
  • Applause!: Oct. 18-24

    • The Irvington Artists Show and Founders Award Presentation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 20 from 2-4 p.m. at the Bona Thompson Memorial Center. Everyone is welcome to see local art, and stay for the presentation of awards that recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses that contribute to the overall quality of Irvington. This year’s recipients are the Weekly View (Paula Nicewanger, Judy Crawford and Ethel Winslow), Jan Deferbrache of the Magic Candle and executive director
  • Little Shop of Horrors at Beef & Boards

    INDIANAPOLIS —Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is ready to satisfy your appetite for some deviously delicious fun this fall with Little Shop of Horrors. This Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash hit musical is on stage for audiences to sink their teeth into through Nov. 17.Meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” after his coworker, Audrey, on whom he has a crush. The R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and for
  • Heartland Film Festival Reviews

    reviews by CJ Woods III and Ethel Winslow
    “Barefoot: The Mark Baumer Story” — Mark Baumer, a writer and self-described environmentalist who made witty and quirky films that he posted online, decides to walk barefoot across America to raise awareness of climate change. He chooses a charity to endorse and establishes a goal of raising $10,000 for it. He records his daily trek and at the end of each day, shares with his audience the condition of his feet. His walk coincides with t
  • Not-So Silent Halloween Oct. 25

    INDIANAPOLIS — The 1955 cult cla  ssic Bride of the Monster (starring Bela Lugosi and directed by Edward D. Wood, Jr.) sets the tone for an evening of campy horror fun at Indiana Landmarks during Not-So Silent Halloween on Oct. 25 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.Beginning at 7 p.m., concert organist Mark Herman conjures atmospheric musical selections on the historic 1892 Sanborn organ inside Grand Hall at Indiana Landmarks Center, and he’ll provide an entertaining score for an early si
  • Indy Mural Festival Debuts Oct. 26 & 27

    INDIANAPOLIS — The third weekend of October, Indy Art Scene’s Jordan Thomas and local artists Nick Smith and Levi Jamison present the first ever Indy Mural Festival.Featuring commissioned walls in various locations around Indianapolis, over 50 local artists will participate and create new pieces over the course of the weekend. The festival will feature mural, street, and graffiti artists in many styles and genres.On October 26 from 2-6 p.m., there will be an official celebration with
  • Yoga in the Catacombs Returns

    INDIANAPOLIS — A YMCA instructor-guided back-to-back sessions of sell-out crowds through mindful yoga techniques and poses will be accompanied by the eerie musical stylings of a local musician. Hundreds of “yogi’s” fill the historic space for calming and unique class experience.This year, three yoga instructors will lead three beautifully choreographed sessions followed by a guided tour of the catacombs led by City Market staff. Spots filled up in just one week last year,
  • Near Eastside Named Third Lift Indy Neighborhood

    INDIANAPOLIS – Lift Indy is a comprehensive community development investment program aimed at propelling revitalization in Indianapolis neighborhoods. The Near Eastside’s 10th street corridor is located just east of downtown and is the 2019 Lift Indy investment area which will receive an anticipated $3.5 million over the next three years.Since 2017, the City of Indianapolis has designated a new Lift Indy area every year through a data-driven and competitive process. The selected area
  • Rivoli Park Named Neighborhood of the Month

    INDIANAPOLIS – Mayor Joe Hogsett announced this week that Rivoli Park is the city’s Neighborhood of the Month for October 2019. The Neighborhood of the Month program highlights Indianapolis neighborhood initiatives, recognizes outstanding community engagement, and uplifts investments in the area.Rivoli Park is part of Indianapolis’ near eastside neighborhoods. Until the 1980s, Indianapolis’ Near Eastside was home to a booming manufacturing sector where generations of neig
  • City Extends Pathway to Employment Program

    INDIANAPOLIS — The “Pathway to Employment” workforce development program has been extended through the end of the year. A partnership between the Department of Public Works (DPW), the Office of Public Health and Safety (OPHS), and Keys to Work, the program has so far connected 43 individuals with paying jobs and work skills that could help lead to long-term employment. The program was made possible by the City-County Council’s dedication of revenue to employment support a
  • Whispers From the Grave on Sat., Oct. 19

    IRVINGTON — The Irvington Ghost Tours presents “Whispers From the Grave,” a testimony of Irvington’s most infamous crimes, on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 2-4 p.m. at the Irving Theater (5505 E. Washington St.). This is an afternoon of dramatic readings of courtroom testimony, depositions, and witness statements from crimes taking place in Irvington. Due to the adult nature of some of the content, parental discretion is advised. Admission is free, but a $5 minimum donation is s
  • Community Hospital East 1st Title Sponsor for Irvington Halloween Festival

    INDIANAPOLIS — This year, the Irvington Halloween Festival has a title sponsor. The event will now be called “Community Hospital East presents the Irvington Halloween Festival.” Community Hospital East has been a vital part of the Irvington Halloween Festival for years.The hospital offers a free flu shot clinic, giving away hundreds of vaccines. The hospital leadership was honored to be offered the opportunity to sponsor this amazing festival that drew 67,000 people to the east
  • Next Indiana Campfire Book Features Indiana Authors

    INDIANAPOLIS — Next Indiana Campfires: A Trail Companion is a collection of prose and poetry from Indiana Humanities’ award-winning Next Indiana Campfires series. The book features a reprint of a Scott Russell Sanders essay; contemporary and classic works by Indiana, Midwestern and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors; and a trail journal to record notes about the weather, what was read and discussed, and more.The book includes 30 readings, including Scott Russell Sanders’ essay &ldq
  • Applause!: Oct. 11-17

    • The last Irvington Farmer’s Market of the year will be held Sunday, Oct. 13 from noon-3 p.m. at Ellenberger Park, 5301 E. St. Clair. Lots of produce will be out this time of year, with seasonal favorites like apples and squash. Also check out the local artisans who will have their autumn wares out for sale. The Irvington Garden Club has done an amazing job keeping this popular market alive and thriving over the years!• Heartland Film Festival kicks off this weekend and runs unt
  • IFD to Hold Open Houses

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Fire Department will hold open houses for several stations on Saturdday, Oct. 12 from 1-4 p.m. There will be lots of activities for children and adults, including hands-only CPR demonstrations, apparatus displays, discussions on fire safety and family escape plans, and more.Local stations that will be open include Station 9 at 6260 E. 86th St., Station 11 at 1715 E. Washington St., Station 20 at 1452 N. Emerson, Station 35 at 4155 E. Stop 11, and Station 44
  • Indiana Farm Bureau Donates Books to Local Students

    INDIANAPOLIS — Marion County Farm Bureau donated a copy of Indiana Farm Bureau’s 2019 Book of the Year to 800 Marion County school children. The book, “Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth,” was hand delivered to 25 classrooms at five elementary schools within Marion County.The schools with students who received books are:• Hornet Park Elementary, Beech Grove• Brookside School, IPS 54• James Russell Lowell School, IPS 51• Francis W. Parker Scho
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