20 October

Opening tomorrow: Center for Black Literature and Culture

Opening tomorrow: Center for Black Literature and Culture

On October 21 (that’s tomorrow!) from noon- 3pm, Indianapolis Public Library is celebrating the grand opening of the Center for Black Literature and Culture at Central Library, downtown. Created with a vision dedicated to celebrating the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots, the CBLC features a special collection highlighting […]

11 August

Be a VIP at Passport to the Arts

If you’re reading this, you’re probably already familiar with the mission of IndyHub. They have so many programs– from Hello Neighbor to Passport to the Arts– to help each of us (new residents and those born & raised here) become better connected with the city we all love. I happen to be one of those […]

19 July

Exploring Indy in the summer

Greetings, Indy! These last few weeks have been bright and warm – let’s get out and engage with nature! There are so many scenic areas here in town. I’m going to share some interesting attractions and events coming up this summer/early fall. Indy’s next major outdoor event is the Indiana State Fair beginning August 4th […]

7 July

Lights, camera, action! Unique spots to enjoy movies in Indy

Where are my popcorn lovers, movie trivia buffs and non-stop movie quoters? Raise your hand if you’re in for some unique summertime movie fun! I’ve put together a list of my favorite out-of-the-ordinary movie spots for you to check out. Tibbs Drive-in Theatre – What summer would be complete without a visit to a drive-in? […]

21 June

Invest in the arts, invest in Indy’s future

I believe that we are of a generation that has the potential to show unprecedented support for the arts in Indianapolis and I hope you will consider joining the effort. I moved to the Indianapolis area about a year ago and the most profound thing that has struck me is how accessible the arts are […]

5 June

Check out downtown’s newest homes at Indy Rama

Summer is officially upon us, and there is no shortage of things to do in Indy. This past Sunday, we had the opportunity to check out Indy Rama during its opening weekend and let me tell you, it did not disappoint! The weather was gorgeous, so we decided to ride our bikes. All the homes […]

30 May

Midday Croquet at Wicket World

Last year was my first experience attending and playing in the annual Wicket World of Croquet : A Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Event. When the invitation slid across my desk and I read “most fashionably unique event, complimentary beverages…all to support high-impact educational programming,”  I immediately signed up and began ordering my best white attire! It […]

10 May

Student Voices: Poetry, please

Student Voices: Poetry, please

I’d bet most people look at poetry the same way they do modern art; that is, squint at it, baffled, and walk away shaking their heads. While I’ll admit I’ve had that experience with modern art, poetry remains something special to me. I don’t know when I discovered poetry, but it feels like it’s been […]

14 April

What to do when April showers spring in Indy

What can you do when Indy’s April showers bring *more* showers and you’re looking for something fun to do that won’t break the bank? Here are a few of my favorite indoor activities for when the rain clouds roll in! Indiana War Memorial This monument is majestic on the outside and has some amazing hidden […]

10 March

Student Voices: A New Side of the Zoo

One summer when I was a kid, my mom bought a season pass to the Indianapolis Zoo. More days than not, I remember my mom and I donning bikinis and flip flops, lathering up with baby oil and marching our backpack-laden booties through the front gates like we owned the place. It was always hot. […]