January 30th, 2015

The Hasper Family: From California to Indy

by Shannon Hasper

As my husband finished his Skype interview, and walked upstairs quietly, I felt a sense of peace, a sense of something big, new and adventurous in the air.  “Freewheelin Bikes wants to bring us out to Indianapolis in 2 weeks, to meet the Board, see the shop and tour the city”, he said with a […]

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January 27th, 2015

Michael in the Window

by cgindy

Listen to “Michael In the Window” by Chad Caroland here. Featured this week by City Gallery resident songwriter Chad Caroland is one of the Old Northside’s most notable neighborhood relics: “Angel of the Resurrection.” In an effort to keep the story of the “Angel of the Resurrection” alive, Caroland has created a wonderfully didactic song […]

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January 23rd, 2015

Get on the Bus

by Andrew Christenberry

According to the Indy Star, in 2014 the number of passengers on IndyGo buses topped 10 million, the most riders in a year since 1991. For IndyGo, 2014 was characterized by seven monthly ridership records, which translate into an increasing desire among Indianapolis Hoosiers for more public transportation in Indy. While this story is fantastic […]

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January 20th, 2015

Wildwood Market

by Jeshua Harris, high school intern

Recently opened, and located in the heart of blossoming Fountain Square stands the refreshing, and nutrient rich Wildwood Market. This new, and local market stands to nourish the culinary needs of the surrounding Fountain Square neighborhood, a grocery store carrying a diverse range of local produce, dairy, farm fresh eggs, meats, prepared foods, and house-made items. […]

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January 16th, 2015

Creative Placemaking

by cgindy

In our latest video, learn how the City Gallery is connecting people to culture, community and place through our creative placemaking efforts. Creative Placemaking from Harrison Center for the Arts on Vimeo.

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January 13th, 2015

Indy on the Rise

by Andrew Christenberry

We hear it said often that the world is changing. From the constant ebb and flow in our respective worldviews, to the perceived progression (or perhaps perceived digression) of our respective cultures, change is happening. While the majority of us undoubtedly know this to be true, it can often seem abundantly generalized to the extent […]

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January 8th, 2015

New Neighborhood Banners in Herron-Morton Place

by Andrew Christenberry

As a recent Indianapolis immigrant, one of the first things I noticed about my new city was a bit surprising to me. There is a deep pride among Indy’s downtown urbanites taken in where they live. When you ask anyone where he or she is from, you will almost never hear anyone simply reply, “I […]

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January 6th, 2015

City Suppers, Meridian-Kessler Style

by cgindy

My boyfriend, Zach Reller, and I have thrown a number of parties and get-togethers since moving into our Meridian-Kessler home nearly three years ago. All modesty aside, we’re getting pretty darn good at putting good people together with good food and good brews for a great time. At least we think so—and we’ll use pretty […]

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January 2nd, 2015

City Suppers in Brookside, Holy Cross & Mapleton Fall Creek

by cgindy

Tonight Sarah Shaw and I had the great privilege of hosting our neighbors Frank & Dori Morton for dinner. The Mortons moved from Carmel to Brookside three years ago, and in 2014 the Shaws followed suit.  Now Frank and Dori live on the 1400 block of LaSalle Street, and the Shaws live on the 1500 […]

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