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December 22, 2016

Hi Friends and Fans! It has been quiet on the front side of our website for a little bit, but not on the inside! Elves have been working like mad to get a new, more user-friendly (and web-responsive) website together, […]

Sunday Ads: Greetings for all Occasions

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November 20, 2016, 1 Comment

Business:  Stationers  Date of Ad:  March 11, 1956 Location:  Downtown, 38 North Pennsylvania Street Years of Operation: 1932-1997 Notable: Before ...

Sunday Ads: We’re All Nuts

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November 13, 2016, No comments

Business:  Morrow’s Nut House Date of Ad:  December 30, 1945 Location:  46 West Washington and various downtown locations Years of Operation: 193 ...

First Fridays- Art & History, the two tastes that go great together...

Friday Fave: Indy loves vets

November 11, 2016, No comments

Hoosiers will never be said to lack in appreciation for the veterans and heroes who have served our nation. Beam with pride wherever you encounter a v ...

  • Sunday Ads: Your Savings Store
    November 6, 2016, No comments

    Business:  S.S. Kresge and Company Date of Ad:  October 28, 1923 Location:  Downtown, at the southwest corner of Washington and Pennsylvania Years of Operation: 1911- 1987 Notable: Founded by Sebastian Spering Kresge, the company began a ...

  • Sunday Ads: Goodbye City Life!
    October 30, 2016, 2 Comments

    Business:  Glendale Shopping Center Date of Ad:  December 2, 1958 Location:  Keystone Avenue and 62nd Street Years of Operation: 1958-present Notable: Even though it’s only Halloween, shoppers around the Circle City will notice Chr ...

  • Sunday Ads: Nifty Needles!
    October 23, 2016, No comments

    Business:  G.C. Murphy and Company Date of Ad:  December 10, 1920 Location:  Downtown, 33 North Illinois Street Years of Operation: 1906- 2001 Notable: Before K-Mart, Wal-Mart and the plethora of big box retailers, there was G.C. Murphy ...

  • Sunday Ads: Be a Secret Agent and Win the Jackpot!
    October 16, 2016, 1 Comment

    Business:  Burger Chef Systems  Date of Ad:  April 6, 1966 Location:  1300 West 16th Street and across the nation Years of Operation: 1958-1996 Notable:  Over a dozen years before the Happy Meal, local fast food stalwart Burger Chef wa ...

  • Sunday Ads: Music to Your Ears
    October 9, 2016, No comments

    Business:  Wilking Music Company  Date of Ad:  October 13th, 1940 Location:  120 East Ohio Street, near Massachusetts Avenue Years of Operation: 1922-1995 Notable: For over 70 years, Wilking Music Company was the place to go if you want ...

  • Sunday Ad’s: We’ve got you! Hook, Line and Sinker
    October 2, 2016, No comments

    Business:  Hook’s Drugs Date of Ad:  July 29, 1906 Location:  Various Locations, Originally Prospect and East (demolished) Years of Operation: 1900- 1994 Notable: What was once a household name across Indiana had humble roots. Started ...