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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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Cabrewing on the Canal

JULY 20, 2017 • CLARE LEONARD
Nothing screams a summer in Indy more than floating down the Canal on a hot day with a beverage in hand. Grab your friends and family and join Downtown Indy and Yelp on Sunday, August 20 as they host Cabrewing on the Canal.
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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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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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Perfect Companions Never Have Fewer Than Four Feet

MARCH 2, 2017 • LARA NEAL
This month we have the opportunity to explore two great new exhibits focusing on our long-standing relationships with our pets.
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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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Looking Back: 2016 in Indy Instagrams

DECEMBER 21, 2016 • CHRISTINE ZETZL
20 Instagrams that sum up 2016 in Indy.
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Big Expansion Annouced at the Indiana State Musuem

NOVEMBER 3, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
Between now and the museum's 150th anniversary in 2019, all of the museum's core science, culture, and history galleries will be renovated. 
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Father’s Day Weekend in Indianapolis

JUNE 7, 2016 • CHERIE LOWE
Father’s Day weekend in Indianapolis gives you oh-so-many options to display your love this year. From the racing enthusiast to the music lover, from super hero fanatics to sports fans, every unique father figure can be honored this year.
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200 Objects Tells 200 years of Indiana history

MAY 9, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
In honor of Indiana’s bicentennial celebration, the Indiana State Museum is presenting a special exhibition, Indiana in 200 Objects. The exhibition, which features rare and priceless artifacts highlighting the history of the Hoosier state, now open and runs through January 29, 2017.
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Mother's Day in Indianapolis

MAY 2, 2016 • CHERIE LOWE
If you’re looking for ways to honor your mom this Mother’s Day, skip the overused sentiments and check out these great ways to celebrate your love for her in Indianapolis this Sunday.
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200 Years of Indiana Art at the Indiana State Museum

APRIL 19, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
The exhibition, 200 Years of Indiana Art: A Cultural Legacy, runs through Oct. 2 and marks the state’s bicentennial celebration.
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Save Money on an Indy Spring Break

MARCH 15, 2016 • CHERIE LOWE
Hooray, spring break is on its way! Our family has two full weeks of time to relax and recharge this March and we’re beginning to plan some quick trips and special outings to celebrate a brief break from the regular routine. But the vacation fund is running low and we don’t have too many dollars to spare. Enter Indianapolis – one of the most affordable cities to entertain the kids on Spring Break without breaking the bank.
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13th Annual Indiana Art Fair at the Indiana State Museum

FEBRUARY 3, 2016 • SARA CROFT
From 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, February 13, the Indiana State Museum will become a shoppers delight as guests have a chance to browse and buy from over 60 Indiana artists at the 13th Annual Indiana Art Fair.
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Celebrate MLK Day in Indy

JANUARY 14, 2016 • NATALIE CLAYTON
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a great time to reflect on one our nation’s greatest civil rights leaders. There are many ways to celebrate his legacy in Indy this coming MLK Day on January 18. Celebrating Dr. King’s legacy is the perfect time to reflect on how we as a community – a city – treat others and can be welcoming to all. 
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Looking Back: 2015 in Indy Instagrams

DECEMBER 21, 2015 • CHRISTINE ZETZL
The #LoveIndy campaign ended up inspiring some of the unforgettable photos that defined our year. To date, more than 50,000 photos have been shared with our three NDY sculptures, making this round-up of our favorite photos of 2015 a tough choice. The photos in the list below highlight some of the year's biggest moments. 
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Indy is One of America's Most Patriotic Cities

NOVEMBER 6, 2015 • MORGAN SNYDER
Indy is one of America's most patriotic cities, after all, we are the Crossroads of America. With Veteran's Day coming up on November 11, here are eleven reasons why Indy shines as the perfect place to visit in order to honor those who have served.
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New this Fall: Public Art Bike Tours

OCTOBER 9, 2015 • NATALIE CLAYTON
ActiveIndy tours at a “human pace”- or moving from one place to another at a speed that allows you to see and find things you wouldn’t have found otherwise. ActiveIndy offers walking, biking and running tours- their daily tour covers Mass Ave, the Wholesale District and the Central Canal at White River State Park.
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Explore the Rad Science of Skateboarding

SEPTEMBER 8, 2015 • SETH JOHNSON
In physics class, terms like velocity and inertia seem like commonplace. But in the skate park? Not so much. Unless of course, you’re checking out the Indiana State Museum’s latest Rad Science: Skatepark Physics exhibition.




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