August 30th, 2013

Food, Culture and Community – Bluebeard

by Bryan Enas

  It is hard to believe that a liquor license obtained in an auction gave the impetus to Ed Battista and best friend John Adams to start Bluebeard, the Kurt Vonnegut inspired, James Beard Award nominated restaurant located within the historic Fletcher Place neighborhood in Indianapolis. When Ed and his father, Tom Battista, purchased the […]

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August 23rd, 2013

The Bindery

by Emily Vanest

This summer, we have been lucky to have Pattern Magazine operating out of our Gallery No. 2.  At first, we were a little intimidated to have a group of fashion professionals sharing space with us (it takes “What do I wear today?” to a whole new level), but the gracious men and women who work […]

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August 13th, 2013

Food, Culture and Community – Goose the Market and The Smoking Goose

by Bryan Enas

photo by Andrew McGaha When Christopher and Mollie Eley moved back home to Indianapolis from Chicago to start Goose the Market, the odds seemed stacked against them. Driven by a passion to provide their hometown with quality products direct from local food sources, the Eleys opened up shop during the Fall of 2007 in Fall […]

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August 9th, 2013

Little Flower Neighborhood

by Emily Hinkel

  When Bethany Warner first contemplated embarking on the adventure of homeownership, she had no idea that the very first house she visited would be the one that would eventually become her home.  Though she looked at many other houses after that, she never quite forgot the quaint, two-bedroom bungalow in Little Flower.  She eventually […]

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August 8th, 2013

Food, Culture and Community – Foundry Provisions

by Bryan Enas

Most of us have a favorite hangout spot in our neighborhood. A place where we not only enjoy being but one that makes us feel connected somehow to the community in which we live.  It might be where our friends meet up, where our neighbor works, where we can get some work done or where […]

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August 2nd, 2013

The Neighborhood Ballad Project

by Emily Vanest

from left: Andrew Christenberry, Brandon Lott, Tucker Krajewski “Poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars.”   Aristotle Andrew Christenberry, a Harrison Center intern from Alabama, was looking for a summer project, and initially started writing poetry, […]

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