May 30th, 2014

How to be a good neighbor this summer

by Emily Vanest

I think we can finally say that summer is officially here.  It’s been great to trade boots for sandals, get out our bikes and rediscover the Cultural Trail, spend an afternoon at the zoo, begin harvesting the salad greens and strawberries from our backyard garden, and play outside more.  If you’re looking for some new […]

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May 27th, 2014

Food, Culture & Community: South Circle Farm

by Bryan Enas

When thinking of a farm, especially in the midwest, one typically imagines a country road that leads to a long driveway at the end of which is a barn with some animals scattered about the property, surrounded by large fields of corn or soybeans along with other vegetables. While this certainly does apply to many […]

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May 23rd, 2014

The Changing Face of Fountain^2

by Adeleine Sinsabaugh

When I first moved to Fountain Square, nearly ten years ago, I moved onto a very different street than the one I live on today. I haven’t moved to a new area, a new street, or even into a new house. Fountain Square has changed. When we first moved in, our house was egged by […]

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May 22nd, 2014


by Jon Berg

  Bergs like to host parties. We don’t have to be asked or have a special occasion. We once hosted a dinner party simply because we had just found a great set of green plates, bowls and cups at Goodwill!  When the idea of a porch party came up we jumped on the chance. The […]

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May 16th, 2014

Indy’s Roadmap to the Future

by Alex Miser

Downtown Indianapolis is brimming with positive momentum. New residential developments, a robust food scene, strong urban neighborhoods and Bikeshare have downtown riding high. While downtown’s population and momentum is soaring, some other areas in our city are losing residents and face growth issues. Land in Marion County is also at a premium. We can’t expand […]

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May 9th, 2014

Keeping Indianapolis Beautiful

by Matt Wakefield

Matt Wakefield is the new Community Engagement Coordinator for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, one of our favorite local organizations working to create a beautiful, thriving, vibrant downtown. When Matt found out he was moving to Indianapolis, he contacted the City Gallery for help finding a new home.  We were able to connect him with a great […]

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May 2nd, 2014

Looking Glass – through the Lens of Mary Lyon Taylor

by Elizabeth Guipe Hall

Teachable Moment  I stumbled across the photographs of Mary Lyon Taylor completely by accident.  I was searching the internet for subject matter for a body of work that had a connection to the King Park neighborhoods.  Much of my past work revolves around the use of digital photographs that I shoot specifically for a particular […]

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