• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Ads: Goodbye City Life!

    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 Christmas decorations...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Christmas, A Century Ago

    Reader’s Question: Could you provide some details about the ways in which Christmas was celebrated in Indianapolis, a century ago? ~ Mary A., Indianapolis  HI’s Answer: Many of the facets of Christmas as it is celebrated today...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Happy New Year 1915

    The more things change, the more they stay the same.” In exploring a local newspaper from 100 years ago, one thing seems obvious: not much has changed. Oh sure, the photographic and type styles are...

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