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2021: A Look Ahead

DECEMBER 17, 2020 • GUEST
Editors canvassed the globe to identify the best places to visit and named Indy to both Condé Nast Traveler’s list of “Best Places to Go in 2021” and Travel + Leisure’s “Best Places to Visit in 2021.”

Enjoy ‘The Nutcracker’ Live From Your Couch

DECEMBER 14, 2020 • GUEST
“Nutcracker Sweets,” a condensed version of “The Nutcracker” will bring the merriment of the season right to your living room.

Three Online Gift Shops to Visit Virtually

DECEMBER 12, 2020 • GUEST
This year, you can still visit your favorite Indy museum’s gift shop safe from the comfort of your home.

Condé Nast Traveler Names Three Indy Hotels in their Best of the Midwest

OCTOBER 26, 2020 • MORGAN SNYDER
Indy is home to three of Condé Nast Traveler's top hotels in the Midwest, including the Ironworks Hotel, JW Marriott, and The Alexander.

A Fall Break Getaway in Indy

OCTOBER 24, 2020 • BECCA SCHMIEGEL
Even if you and your family are planning on staying close to home this Fall, add some excitement to your autumnal vacation and visit Indianapolis for a weekend adventure. [Image: Scott Crone]

Indy's Best Kept Secret: Indiana War Memorials

OCTOBER 21, 2020 • GUEST
As summer quickly disappears and fall begins to emerge with cool mornings and changing leaves, Indiana War Memorials wants to invite you back Downtown, to visit the Indiana War Memorials Historic District.

‘THE LUME Indianapolis’ Coming to Newfields in 2021

OCTOBER 7, 2020 • SETH JOHNSON
An extraordinary multi-sensory experience created by Australian-based Grande Experiences, The Lume will occupy the entire fourth floor at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, making it the largest continuous exhibition space in Newfields’ 137-year history.

Hitting the ‘Easy Button’ with the New Indy Attraction Pass

OCTOBER 6, 2020 • MORGAN SNYDER
Indy is launching what’s called the Indy Attraction Pass. With a click of a button, you can buy one pass to get you into five of Indy’s top cultural attractions for one discounted rate. The only decision left to make is whether or not you have one-day or three-days to explore the Circle City.

Annual Fall Festival Kicks Off at Conner Prairie

OCTOBER 1, 2020 • DAWN OLSEN
From family-friendly corn mazes to haunted hayrides to adult blacksmithing classes, there's something for everyone at Conner Prairie this fall.

Harvest Returns to Newfields for a Month-Long Celebration

SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 • DAWN OLSEN
Harvest – an annual celebration of autumn – returns for a month-long celebration! From October 1-25, the whole family can enjoy a cornucopia of pumpkins, festive fall beverages, Instagram-worthy moments, and dynamic horticulture displays.

New Football-Bowling Game Opens at Circle City Industrial Complex

SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 • DAWN OLSEN
"Fowling" first appeared at the Indianapolis 500 a few years ago. Now, thanks to Fowling Warehouse, the combo football-bowling game is back in Indy and settling into the Circle City Industrial Complex.

Banned Books Week Goes Virtual

SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 • MARISSA RENALDI
The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library's Banned Books Week is a national celebration sponsored by the American Library Association that raises awareness about censorship.

Barbie World: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

JULY 29, 2020 • GUEST
A brand new Children's Museum exhibit the celebrates the iconic doll's many occupations, but with a broader goal in mind.

Start Your Engines: #BackyardBrickyard

JULY 1, 2020 • BECCA SCHMIEGEL
Though the iconic races will run without live spectators this Independence Day Weekend, you can still cheer on your favorite Grand Prix and Brickyard 400 drivers with the Indianapolis Motor Speedways collection of activities.

A Look Inside Two Chicks District Co.

JUNE 25, 2020 • DAWN OLSEN
Karen Laine and Mina Starsiak-Hawk have built their brand around rehab projects in southeast Indianapolis. Now, the mother-daughter duo behind Two Chicks and a Hammer has a new retail store in the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood.

Virtual Attractions and Programs in Indianapolis

MAY 6, 2020 • KATY MANN
Just because the buildings have to stand empty, doesn't mean these Indy museums' programming had to end.

Supporting Our Friends on the Front Lines

APRIL 7, 2020 • MARISSA RENALDI
As we observe World Heath Day, here are five Indy businesses that are going above and beyond for healthcare professionals.

Presenting the Winners of the 29th Annual ROSE Awards

MARCH 12, 2020 • MORGAN SNYDER
The 29th Annual ROSE Awards, which stands for Recognition of Service Excellence, allows us to honor 75 of the nearly 83,000 people that make up our hospitality workforce. Meet the eight individuals who were selected to take home the award for demonstrating exceptional service.

Favorite Spring Break Activities for Families

MARCH 7, 2020 • JESSICA YOUNG
When spring break hits, everyone is ready to get out and about. Luckily, Indy has tons to offer local families and visitors. 

Exploring the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library

FEBRUARY 27, 2020 • SETH JOHNSON
The famed Indy author lives on through charismatic brick-and-mortar space on Indiana Avenue.

Nine Things We Love About the Mo Willems Exhibit at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

FEBRUARY 20, 2020 • KATY MANN
The Pigeon and Pals! A Mo Willems Art and Play Exhibit opened with a smash and will remain at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis through May 10, 2020.

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