• Posted in: In the Park In the Park: Douglass Park

    Indianapolis is a city rich in sports tradition.  We have the Indianapolis Indians, minor-league baseball’s second oldest team; the Indiana Fever, who won their first WNBA title in 2012; the Pacers, three-time American Basketball Association...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Beach & Arthur, Inc.

    Reader’s Question: I’d love to know what Beach & Arthur, Inc. was, which was located in an industrial building at 2906 Columbia Avenue.  ~ Jeff C., Indianapolis HI’s Answer: The deserted looking building at 2906 Columbia Avenue belies the many years...

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  • Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Building at E. 16th Street and Columbia Avenue

    Reader’s Question: I’m interested in knowing about some of the uses, businesses, or people connected with 1236 E. 16th Street over the years.  Any idea when it was built?  ~ Larry Gregerson, Indianapolis HI’s Answer:...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Prayers Sunday Prayers: Public School 38- Dillinger’s Elementary

    A few months ago, the search was on for John Dillinger’s beginnings; he was born here after all. The house in which he was born is no longer standing, but the elementary school he entered...

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