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Year in Review: Indy in the News

DECEMBER 5, 2017 • MORGAN SNYDER
Not only did Indy rack up top accolades like “Best Places to Travel in 2017” from powerhouse travel authorities like Travel + Leisure, but Indy’s story on our growing food scene, attractive niche neighborhoods, impressive trail scene and our top-tier family friendly destinations grabbed the attention of media from around the country. Here’s our top ten list of articles you may have seen about our favorite city from this past year (consider this our humble brag and reason for you to read them one more time):
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Tiny Wonderland to Arrive in Zionsville

NOVEMBER 22, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
From Dec. 8-10, Tiny Wonderland will inhabit Lion’s Park in Zionsville, with builders from various states displaying tiny houses for visitors to tour and purchase.
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Insider Tips to Circle of Lights

NOVEMBER 20, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
This Friday, more than 100,000 people will head to Monument Circle for the annual Circle of Lights celebration. Plan on attending? Here are some tips and tricks to help you make the most of your evening downtown.
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Small Business Saturday

NOVEMBER 18, 2017 • MIKE GILLIS
Indy has a community of people who support everything local – restaurants, retail stores, breweries, food trucks, and more. This Saturday, November 25 aims to extend that community and encourage all to Shop Small and Shop Local.
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10 Places to Get Your #NationalSandwichDay Fix

NOVEMBER 2, 2017 • MARISSA RENALDI
From tasty local traditions to flavors from across the sea, Indy’s sandwich scene is not only diverse…but delicious. Celebrate #NationalSandwichDay the right way, by supporting Indy’s sandwich artisans.
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A Taste of Tinker Street

OCTOBER 27, 2017 • JEFF ROBINSON
The stretch of 16th Street jogging east of Indy, once known as Tinker Street, is transforming in a burgeoning center of food and drink pioneers. Take a tour as we showcase some highlights of this up-and-coming neighborhood.
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Celebrating 100 Years of Central Library

SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 • CHI SHERMAN
Central Library turns 100 on October 7 and they're throwing one heck of a party!
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The Hoodie Allen Hype Surrounding The Hype

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 • NATE SWICK
Indy, a ‘no-brainer’ for hip-hop artists. Visit Indy's Nate Swick caught up with independent American Rapper, Hoodie Allen this week to chat all things Indy, his upcoming tour and new album, sushi, sports and even country music.
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9th Annual IUPUI Regatta

SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 • MIKE GILLIS
A carnival-esk celebration, see more than 10,000 people on the canal watching live performances, eating, and shopping in a marketplace, or participating in the family fun and contest!
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Gen Con 2017 Food Truck Schedule

AUGUST 16, 2017 • SARA CROFT
Dozens of food trucks will be steps from the Indiana Convention Cente to keep your gaming fueled all day long.
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“Columbus” Movie with Local Ties Set for Indianapolis Premiere

AUGUST 11, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
For years, Columbus, Indiana has been praised for its illustrious architecture. And now, that architecture will be on display to the world, thanks to a new movie that was 100 percent shot in the city just 45 minutes south of Indianapolis.
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Portraits of Our City

AUGUST 2, 2017 • CLARE LEONARD
Discover the soul of our city and take part in a dialogue on what a portrait can reveal about a person’s hopes, fears, and memories. In turn, discuss what these things tell us about Indianapolis.
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Indy Cultural Trail Tours

JULY 5, 2017 • CHERIE LOWE
Now through September 30th, you can pedal your way through Indianapolis each Saturday while learning all about the culture and history that makes the Circle City unique. Join a group for an 8 mile, 2.5 hour tour along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail.
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Indy Welcomes New Bike Route USBR50

JUNE 29, 2017 • CLARE LEONARD
Calling all cyclists! The U.S. Bicycle Route System announced a new Indiana bike route.
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6 Places to See Fireworks in Indy

JUNE 26, 2017 • LESLIE BAILEY
It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July in Indy without seeing downtown skyline light up with booming fireworks. But that’s not the only place you can catch a show that night. Here are six places where you can see displays in and around the Circle City.
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Canal Nights at ISM for the Whole Family

JUNE 7, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
Every Wednesday this June and July, the Indiana State Museum invites you to enjoy a family-friendly night out downtown with Canal Nights.
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Balling at the Wicket World of Croquet

MAY 19, 2017 • JEFF ROBINSON
The 26th Annual Wicket World of Croquet takes place on June 3 and I encourage you to participate in my favorite annual Indy event.
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Five Reason You Want to be in the Snake Pit

MAY 8, 2017 • GUEST
Five reasons you want to be at the biggest party in racing: The Snake Pit.
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Inaugural (Coffee) Indianapolis Cup

APRIL 11, 2017 • SETH JOHNSON
On May 6, the Inaugural Indianapolis Cup will arrive at Garfield Park’s Tube Factory artspace. Organized by Indianapolis’ own Tinker Coffee Co., the Indianapolis Cup is equal parts coffee cupping, coffee festival, and straight-up block party, with a slew of interactive coffee presentations going on throughout the day.
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Spring Blooms at the IMA

APRIL 6, 2017 • KATY MANN
Now, with nearly a quarter of a million spring bulbs in bloom, the fireworks of color and fragrance draw art enthusiasts, nature lovers, and gardeners to the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Thunderbird

MARCH 8, 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 Brian Brissart with Thunderbird.

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