Archive for May, 2015

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May 30, 2015

On the surface, George J. Marott would seem to have nothing in common with Ray Kinsella, the fictional farmer in Field of Dreams who built a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield.  First of all, Marott was a […]

In the Park: Canterbury Park

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May 30, 2015, No comments

Welcome to Canterbury Park!  This picturesque 1.7-acre neighborhood park is east of Meridian-Kessler and south of Broad Ripple at 5510 North Carve ...

At Your Leisure: Pardon my French

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May 29, 2015, 1 Comment

When Indy residents head out of the city on State Road 67 towards Vincennes, they may notice an aging sign advertising a French restaurant fronting a ...

Then & Now: Meridian Park on Penn

May 28, 2015, 1 Comment

Historic Meridian Park is small but mighty in its vintage housing stock–which you can examine more closely this coming weekend, May 30 and 31, ...

  • Penny Post: The Road to Fort Ben
    May 27, 2015, 1 Comment

    Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS, IND    APR 7, 1909    2 – PM Message: I send you a picture with Ed. you have to go to Britton for it You have to excuse me from not answer yer letter but i have […]

  • At Your Leisure: The Greatest of All Time?
    May 22, 2015, No comments

    Memorial Day weekend brings about another exciting edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” The ninety-ninth running of The Indianapolis 500 has many exciting story lines to follow. Can Ryan Hunter-Reay become the first re ...

  • In The Park: Forest Manor Park
    May 16, 2015, 1 Comment

    Welcome to Forest Manor Park on Indianapolis’s east side. This 18.8 acre neighborhood park was established in 1937, to meet the needs of families moving out of the heart of downtown and into the city’s growing suburbs.   The park is ...

  • At Your Leisure: Congratulations, Seniors!
    May 15, 2015, No comments

      The end of May is quickly approaching, and for those who grew up in Indianapolis, thoughts of warm weather and race cars quickly come to mind. Most importantly, this month signifies the end of school! One of the most […]

  • At Your Leisure: The Hoosier Grand Prix
    May 8, 2015, 1 Comment

    This weekend, the month of May heats up at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. For the second straight year, fans will be treated to the Angie’s List Grand Prix as a precursor to the ninety-ninth running of The Indianapolis 500. The [&hellip ...

  • Penny Post: Aerial View of Downtown
    May 6, 2015, 1 Comment

    Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS. IND.  16 DEC, 1963  10:00 AM Message: Dear Folks – Few words to let you know its been very cool down here. We got snow on the ground, and it was a -5 last nite. So far we […]