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Shaun T. Experience Giveaway

FEBRUARY 17, 2017 • CHERIE LOWE
On Saturday, February 25 at the J.W. Marriott, from 9 am to 12 pm, you won’t want to miss the Shaun T. Experience, sponsored by Julie Voris Fitness. It will be a morning filled with inspiration, motivation and fun. Of course, there will be a workout led by Shaun T. himself and a Q&A session where you can pick his brain!
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Five Ways to Celebrate Presidents’ Day

FEBRUARY 16, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
Have the day off in honor of Presidents’ Day? Take the opportunity to plan a family fun day. Many of the city’s museums will remain open, giving you and the kiddos the chance to discover Indiana’s presidential heritage.
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Bluebeard

FEBRUARY 15, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For each drink, I sat down to catch up with the bartender who crafted it, asking him or her a series of questions about what inspired the drink. This week is a Q&A with Ryan Gullet from Bluebeard. 
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Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas

FEBRUARY 10, 2017 • SARA CROFT
If you’re staying downtown while in town, there are many places to celebrate a Valentine’s Day dinner with a menu that offers an experience through atmosphere, fine dining and hospitality. And if you live here like I do, you’ll find these options unique to your everyday Indy eats and worth exploring. Good luck picking just one.
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12 Nontraditional Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

FEBRUARY 9, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
Not into candlelit dinners? Not to worry. When it comes to Valentine’s Day, Indianapolis is abuzz with different activities. Here are some nontraditional things you can to do celebrate Valentine’s Day.
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Ball & Biscuit

FEBRUARY 8, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For 11 weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to try these Vonnegut-inspired cocktails. For each drink, I sat down to catch up with the bartender who crafted it, asking him or her a series of questions about what inspired the drink. Next up, is a Q&A with Kendall Lockwood from ball & biscuit.
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Beer and Ballet III Preview

FEBRUARY 7, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
On February 10 and 11, Beer and Ballet III will take over the Basile Theatre at the historic Athenaeum. This year, the performance includes excerpts from the classic La Bayadère.
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Experience Art & Soul this February

FEBRUARY 3, 2017 • CHI SHERMAN
If you’re looking to soak up some great culture from über-talented African-American artists, Art & Soul is the month-long event series for you. Poetry, dance and drumming, jazz/soul/R&B, and theatrical performances await you – and, of course, your friends and family.
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Spoke & Steele

FEBRUARY 1, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For 11 weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to try these Vonnegut-inspired cocktails. This week we're sipping with Garrett Smith at Spoke & Steele.
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Plan-Ahead Pricing at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

FEBRUARY 1, 2017 • CHERIE LOWE
Did you hear? The Children’s Museum just announced their brand-new pricing structure—Plan-Ahead Pricing! It offers you more ticket options that fit within your budget. By buying tickets at least a day in advance, you WILL save money.
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10 Indianapolis Hashtags on Instagram

JANUARY 30, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
For Instagrammers, hashtags are a second language. So, it’s no surprise ‘grammers have created hashtags unique to Indianapolis. Here are 10 tags that celebrate Circle City, not including two of our favorites — #visitindy and #loveindy.
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Closing Soon: Don’t Miss These Four Exhibits

JANUARY 24, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
Check out these four Indy exhibits that are closing soon before they're gone!
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Order Up! Six Historic Places to Grab a Bite

JANUARY 18, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
Out with the old and in with the … older? To complement Indy’s fast-growing food scene, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite historic restaurants. These tried-and-true establishments include a more-than-100-year-old deli, a café inside a cathedral, and a diner originally manufactured in New Jersey. Go ahead; order up! (Er … read on.)
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Magically Delicious: 2017 Indianapolis Winter Magic Festival at Wake Up at IndyFringe

JANUARY 17, 2017 • GUEST
Almost as much fun as watching a magic trick is watching the expressions on the faces of other audience members. That wide-eyed look of amazement from seeing something that defies logic and explanation is priceless. Expect to see that look a lot at the 2017 Indianapolis Winter Magic Festival at IndyFringe.
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MLK Day in Indianapolis

JANUARY 11, 2017 • CHERIE LOWE
MLK Day in Indianapolis offers a number of fantastic experiences (most of them free!) for your family to celebrate a courageous and life giving civil rights activist, living out his dream of bringing people together to realize a dream of acknowledging the beauty of the human family.
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What We’re Excited for in 2017

JANUARY 3, 2017 • JAIME ROBBINS
Travel + Leisure named Indy one of the “Best Places to Travel in 2017” and we could not agree more. Here are a few reasons Indy should top your travel list this year.
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New Year's Eve with Kids

DECEMBER 23, 2016 • KATY MANN
Celebrating New Year's Eve in Indianapolis can be done with kids! With so many place to party as the clock hits 12 o'clock, you won't want to leave anyone behind.
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Looking Back: 2016 in Indy Instagrams

DECEMBER 21, 2016 • CHRISTINE ZETZL
20 Instagrams that sum up 2016 in Indy.
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9 Must-See Shows in Indianapolis This Winter

DECEMBER 16, 2016 • GUEST
Yeah, it’s winter, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had, especially when it comes to Indianapolis concerts. From massive country stars to longtime rock ‘n’ roll greats, several notable acts are coming to town between now and the end of March.
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Photo Blog: First (Real) Snowfall This Winter

DECEMBER 14, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
Vermont may be beautiful this time of year (#AllThatSnow), but Indy looks nice in white, too. After yesterday's snow, the city is feeling pretty festive. A winter wonderland, indeed.
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10 Locally-Made Stocking Stuffers

DECEMBER 9, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
With the holiday season in full swing, there’s a good chance you’ve already hung stockings by the chimney with care. But why wait for Santa to fill them? Here are 10 locally-made goodies that make for perfect stocking stuffers.

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