Archive for June, 2015

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June 29, 2015

Mystics and scientists alike have often found that there’s a strange algebra to the universe.  From tiny cosmological beginnings, we have the immensity of all that is, says the Big Bang Theory.  A host of old creation stories concur. In […]

Indianapolis Collected Revisted: The Fall and Rise of the Old Northside

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June 27, 2015, 5 Comments

“In my opinion the way to beautify Indianapolis is to make its people happier,” Mrs. Albert Metzger told The Indianapolis Star in 1911, when asked ...

At Your Leisure: Inn the Huddle

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June 26, 2015, 13 Comments

A twenty-four hour restaurant tends to bring out some of the more interesting examples of mankind — especially in the wee hours of the morning. ...

Misc Monday: The Magnetic Woman who Overpowered Indy

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June 22, 2015, 3 Comments

For almost a whole week in December 1884, one of the most famous traveling entertainers of her time — fifteen-year-old Lulu Hurst, the “Ge ...

  • At Your Leisure: The Fading of the Orange Roof
    June 19, 2015, 4 Comments

    We often look towards chain businesses with a bit of disdain. Large corporations sending profits out of state while serving up conveniences with little to no sense of place. It’s easy to think of theses behemoths as being too big [&hellip ...

  • At Your Leisure: An Evening in Merry England
    June 12, 2015, 2 Comments

    Have you ever walked down the street and noticed a particular building that seemed completely out of place? Although commonly found in residential neighborhoods throughout Indianapolis, the Tudor Revival style of architecture is almost com ...

  • Penny Post: First Presbyterian Church
    June 10, 2015, No comments

    Postmarked: INDIANAPOLIS, IND    AUG 14, 1908   1:30 PM Message: 14/8/08 Dear Jeannie Received package Thank you very much for apron  Tell Lucy I will fix her collar as soon as possible I have been very busy between Arnold being sick ...