June 24th, 2014

A Neighborhood Facelift and a Little Bit of Rest

by Andrew Christenberry

Well, my friends, with the passing of June 21 we have officially crossed the seasoned bridge into summer, and I’m sure you all know what that means…summer porch parties! There are few things that cultivate such rich times, lively conversations, and delectable culinary creations as porch parties, and we at the Harrison Center for the […]

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One Way Streets

by Emmett Gienapp

I think that I’ll get used to one-way-streets eventually. Whether I can avoid a head-on collision until then remains to be seen. My problem is that the Indianapolis roadmap is unusually… efficient. Everything is clear and orderly—a testament to the German organizational influence Indianapolis shares with a large portion of the American midwest. It’s a […]

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June 23rd, 2014

More Porch Parties!

by Emily Vanest

  Our newest billboard — Porch Party — went up today.  We are loving summer and the chance to be out on our front porches again.  Most nights find us outside . . . sometimes by ourselves with a book and a glass of wine, and sometimes with neighbors who serendipitously gather there.  The City […]

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June 19th, 2014

Turkeys and Walking Canes

by Emmett Gienapp

What do garden gnome shaped candles, alligator skin shoes, elegant fur coats, handcrafted ceramic vases, and piles of vintage clothing all have in common? Well, apart from sounding like the props for an upcoming Macklemore music video, they’re all sold at Queen Bee Vintage. As the owner, Jennifer Shirk put it, shopping for vintage clothing […]

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June 13th, 2014

Porch Party, Fall Creek Place Style

by Kate Brumbaugh

  My front porch has saved me.  As an extrovert, I love getting out of the house to meet new people and explore new places. However, as a mother of two small children, it’s hard to get out as often as I like. But my front porch seems to satisfy my fix. Living on a busy […]

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June 6th, 2014

Meanwhile, A Few Doors Down…

by Emily Vanest

I confess . . . I’ve been looking forward to Chad Campbell’s new City Gallery show for months.  Chad’s work has always been one of our family favorites . . . his pieces make us stop and think in a different way and we have a nice little collection of “Chad Campbells” at our house. […]

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