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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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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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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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Introducing the Ironworks Hotel

SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 • LISA WALLACE
We're excited to introduce the gorgeous new boutique hotel coming online on Indy’s north side.
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Visit Main Street Speedway this Race Week

MAY 24, 2017 • DAWN OLSEN
Speedway may be “The Racing Capital of the World,” but there are plenty of places to slow down, too.
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7 Ways to Celebrate National Potato Chip Day in Indy

MARCH 14, 2017 • SARA CROFT
On March 14 we celebrate National Potato Chip Day and remember that we fought hard for potato chips and we deserve to eat the best.
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Cheers to Vonnegut with Plat 99

FEBRUARY 22, 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. This week is a Q&A with William Mohring with Plat 99.  
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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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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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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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Celebrating Repeal Day in Indy

DECEMBER 5, 2016 • NATALIE CLAYTON
Today is THE day – the day of the 21st amendment, aka the day Prohibition was repealed. Discover the best ways to celebrate in Indy.
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Five Perfect Date Nights

NOVEMBER 18, 2016 • GUEST
We’ve all been there before. From single and ready to mingle to trying to get a night away from the kids, a date can be a great way to cut loose and have some fun.
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111 Year Old Restaurant Provides Melting Pot of Cuisine & Culture

NOVEMBER 11, 2016 • CHRIS GAHL
The first time I dined at the now 111-year old iconic Shapiro’s restaurant, I was only seven years old.  I went with my dad ahead of going to my first Pacers game. I vividly recall the eclectic gathering of people, a melting pot if you will, all speaking different languages, all enjoying food.
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Perfect Date Night in Fletcher Place

JULY 19, 2016 • LESLIE BAILEY
Move over, Mass Ave and make room, Fountain Square - there’s a new date night hot spot in Indy. With new restaurants, bars and breweries popping up on the reg, Fletcher Place is a one-stop spot for a night out on the town.
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Drive Into Summer

JULY 5, 2016 • KATIE UTKEN
Picture this: you pull your car into a drive-in diner, and a roller skating carhop appears at your window, ready to take your order of a burger, fries, and root-beer float. Think this is an experience of the past? Think again!
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The Revitalization of Speedway

MAY 25, 2016 • KATIE UTKEN
The town has taken its slogan, “More than a day in May” to heart and given its main drag new life with exciting new attractions and eateries. Celebrate the month of May in Indy by taking a pit stop and checking out the new additions to the scene in Speedway.
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James Beard Award Semifinalist: Alan Sternberg

MARCH 25, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
At age 17, Alan Sternberg was a dishwasher. And now, at age 29, the executive chef of Cerulean is a 2016 James Beard Awards semifinalist.

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