• Posted in: Mailbag HI Mailbag: Lux Laundry Fire

    Reader’s Question:  I have recently moved back to Indianapolis after living most of my adult life in Virginia.  I still have vivid memories of a fire in a business near my family’s home, when I was about...

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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: 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: In the Park In The Park: The Monon Rail-Trail

    Springtime brings blooming trees, March Madness, and longer days to Indianapolis.  It also means increased traffic at one of Indy’s most popular parks, the Monon Rail-Trail.  You may not think of the nearly 17-mile paved...

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  • Posted in: Friday Favorites Friday Favorite Spot in Washington Township

    Don’t blink as you drive north on Westfield Boulevard from 86th street or you will miss Al Wood Place. The Curious Case of Al Wood Place (and other Washington Township Mini-Miracles) Occasionally history isn’t about...

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  • Posted in: Auto Indy Recycling the National Motor Vehicle Company site

    1906 National Model E Touring The saga of the National Motor Vehicle Company spans nearly a quarter century from 1900 to 1924.  Over 100 years later, there have been some attempts to revive the National...

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