• Posted in: At Your Leisure At Your Leisure: Hoosier Hysteria in Indianapolis

    It’s the first week of March in Indiana. Snow covers the ground in what will hopefully be the last stand of winter. This also marks the beginning of the Indiana State Tournament in boy’s basketball....

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  • Posted in: At Your Leisure At you Leisure: At the Game

    As the Indiana Pacers tip off the new season, fans are anxious to see if the team can overcome adversity and match last year’s whirlwind winning pace to get back to the Eastern Conference Finals....

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  • Posted in: In the Park In the Park: Washington Park

    There’s nothing better than a sunny summer day at the park and there’s no better place to enjoy the summer’s most beloved activities than at George Washington Park.  When arriving at this 128-acre community park...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Tab Recreation

    Reader’s Question: I played several different sports at Tabernacle Presbyterian Church back in the 1950s.  I remember hearing that Tab’s recreation program was one of the oldest and largest church-sponsored athletic departments in the country.  Can you provide a little...

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  • Posted in: In the Park In the Park: Arsenal Park

    Just one block east of where the Monon Rail Trail meets 46th Street, you’ll find Arsenal Park.  The 13-acre neighborhood park at 1400 East 46th Street was originally named Haverford Park, since Haverford Avenue forms...

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  • Posted in: What’s in a Name? What’s in a Name? – Hinkle Fieldhouse

    Hinkle Fieldhouse at sunset – photo by Ryan Hamlett Hinkle Fieldhouse Location:  Butler University Campus Named for: Paul D. “Tony” Hinkle, multi-sport coach and athletic director, Butler University The iconic Butler fieldhouse takes its name from...

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  • Posted in: Flashback Fridays Flashback Fridays: Walter Smith

    Indianapolis history is not just made up of buildings, historic homes, and age-old events. After all, it IS people who make history happen, so what better way to know Indianapolis history than to hear from...

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  • Posted in: What’s in a Name? What’s In a Name: Oscar Robertson Boulevard

    Oscar Robertson Blvd. Oscar Robertson, Hall of Fame Basketball Player Oscar Robertson, who grew up in Indianapolis and graduated from Crispus Attucks High School, is one of the greatest high school, college, and professional basketball...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite: George McGinnis

    With basketball being all the local talk these days, it seemed a good time to feature a beloved home-grown favorite.   Turns out my mom sat next to George McGinnis in her Government class at...

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  • Posted in: A Room with a View A Room with a View – Municipal Gardens Park

    This week’s A Room with a View is really more of an Area with a View, in two parts. After scoping out the Lohrmann House at 16th and White River that Sharon Butsch Freeland highlighted in...

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  • Posted in: Ladies Lounge Ladies Lounge: Girls played hockey in 1932 Indianapolis?

    With the excitement of the current Olympics, and all the inspiring USA and worldwide competitors, it’s hard to escape thoughts of sport this week. As barriers are broken: record-breaking times, ages–old or young, and the...

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