May 4th, 2017

Throwback Thursday with Ray Wyatt, the 500 and Porch Parties

by cgindy

  Do people TBT on blogs? They do now. 😉  On the eve of our 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Porch Party at the Harrison Center, we thought we’d revisit the 100th Running, when this partnership between the racing community and porchers across the state began. Last year, we invited you to open your […]

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July 21st, 2016

Your Porch Parties!

by cgindy

Sunday, July 10 was a gorgeous day for the 3rd annual city-wide Porch Party. Your stories and photos are starting to trickle in and we are loving the myriad ways you celebrated. So, if you haven’t shared your story and pictures with us yet, please send them in. We still have several months of pleasant weather, so keep on porching! Indianapolis […]

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May 26th, 2016

The Thomases, Settling in Indy

by Brie Stoltzfus

The tale of Grant and Beth Ann Thomas’ time in Indianapolis is a complex one; in one year, they have collectively lived in four different homes and worked for five different places. Between being freshly out of undergrad (Grant graduating in 2014, Beth Ann in 2015—both art majors) and newlyweds as of March 2016, their […]

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April 26th, 2016

Our Favorite Things

by Pam Allee

What do you get when you cross Lemonade Day, the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 and Porch Parties? If you answered “A few of our favorite things” or “A perfect day,” you are correct! And with the help of artist Kyle Ragsdale’s paint brush and imagination, that’s what you will see depicted on the […]

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September 8th, 2015

Porching in Little Flower

by cgindy

We do things a little differently on the Near Eastside. We walk to the beat of our own drummer… In fact, who needs a drummer? When the idea of participating in the citywide porch party popped up on Facebook, we decided not to do it as individuals, but as a neighborhood. Thus, the Little Flower […]

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August 14th, 2015

Our First Porch Party

by Andrew Christenberry

  My wife and I moved to Indianapolis from Chattanooga, TN in May of 2014 just a couple of weeks after our college graduation. We heaved our very few belongings into a 500 square foot apartment in Fall Creek Place and began our life together in our new city. It wasn’t long before we realized […]

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July 28th, 2015

Porching – A Herron Morton tradition

by cgindy

Being a college student in another city, it doesn’t feel quite natural being back home in Indy during the summers. I would say most people my age feel the same way and are always looking for an excuse to do something fun or make new friends. Thankfully, Indianapolis is an exciting place to live… I […]

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July 21st, 2015

Porching in Mapleton Fall Creek

by cgindy

submitted by Nathan Foxton I had no idea who was going to show up. The news had forecasted rain earlier in the week, and if it did rain, my porch was potentially going to accommodate a crowd of refugees seeking comfort. My housemates and I use our porch pretty regularly, and it’s perfect for intimate conversations with a […]

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July 10th, 2015

“Swing” by Luke Tuttle (feat. Hannah Hadley)

by Andrew Christenberry

  “Grads”, Kyle Ragsdale  This week, in eager anticipation for 2015’s citywide Porch Party on Sunday, July 12th, the City Gallery is excited to add to our Porch Party playlist with “Swing” by City Gallery resident singer/songwriter Luke Tuttle, and also featuring Hannah Hadley. Tuttle, after his first porch party experience in Herron-Morton Place, found […]

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July 3rd, 2015

Porching at 16th & Delaware

by Andrew Christenberry

American author Henry James once said, “Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” With this in mind, we are happy to present the next installment of our billboard series at the intersection of 16th and Delaware. In an effort to capture the seasonal magic […]

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