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  • All eyes on Traders Point as area’s first-ever salt therapy room opens

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind— The health and beauty industry is all about “the next big thing.” Lately, trends have leaned toward more alternative treatments. First, there was cryotherapy. Then, float therapy, and now salt therapy. I’d heard of Himalayan salt lamps, but an actual salt room was something I had only heard about during a trip to the west coast. Then, earlier this month, Indy’s first-ever salt lounge opened its doors. Just off 86th Street and Zionsville Road, tucked behind Traders Point […]

  • Rachel’s Rundown: The best of what’s happening in and around Indy this weekend

    64th Annual Boat Sport and Travel Show Indiana State Fairgrounds The Boat Sport and Travel Show kicks off this weekend at the Indiana State Fairgrounds and runs through February 25th. Officially the state’s largest indoor event, you will need multiple days if you are trying to see everything. RVs, boats, power sports, watercraft, seminars, and even a dog show called the K-9 Games! Click here for more info.   Indiana Motorcycle Expo Indiana State Fairgrounds The Indiana Motorcycle expo is […]

  • The Wine Market brings new life to former Skips Market building, quickly becomes Fountain Square’s favorite wine shop

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – If you head down Virginia Avenue through Fountain Square, you may notice some new scenery. After 12 years of sitting vacant, the funny-shaped angular building on the corner of Woodlawn Avenue was transformed. Then, in October of 2017, The Wine Market (located at 1031 Virginia Avenue) officially opened for business. If you check out their Yelp profile, you see photos of a welcoming interior: gender neutral, no kitschy décor, a very cool wine barrel theme, and even an […]

  • Rachel’s Rundown: The best of what’s happening in and around Indy this weekend

    Mardi Gras on Main Main Street, Speedway, IN. Head to Main Street in Speedway on Friday night for Mardi Gras on Main! This event features plenty of entertainment, food, and drink by Speedway favorites like Dawson’s on Main, Big Woods Speedway, Daredevil Brewing, and Foyt Wine Vault. The best part: admission for this event is FREE! (This event is 21+) Click here for more info. Bullie-Tine Party and Butler Basketball Watch Party Metazoa Brewery It’s a double-dose of bulldogs at […]

  • Alexander Rossi reveals what he wouldn’t do for $1 million on ‘The Amazing Race’

    Each Wednesday, viewers can cheer on Conor Daly and Alexander Rossi—also known as Team IndyCar—as they crisscross the globe in hopes of winning one million dollars on The Amazing Race. Our Rachel Bogle sat down with Rossi as he shared his biggest fears not only in the competition itself, but also in the dreaded reality TV editing process. Rachel: Were you nervous about the whole editing process? Rossi: Oh absolutely. First of all, I was concerned about it just because of […]

  • Taxman Brewing Company’s newest location adds a Belgian touch to Fortville’s Main Street

    FORTVILLE, Ind. – When Taxman Brewing Company started in Bargersville back in 2014, its owners—a trio of accountants—sought to create a unique brand and style. Their unmistakable logo consisting of a skull wearing a top hat and bow tie was inspired by the famous Benjamin Franklin quote, “In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes.” Luckily, when you walk inside Taxman’s second location, which opened a little over 6 months ago at 29 S. Main Street in Fortville, […]

  • Rachel’s Rundown: The best of what’s happening in and around Indianapolis this weekend

    Sense and Sensibility Tarkington Theatre It’s opening weekend for Civic Theatre’s playful adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility at Carmel’s Tarkington Theatre. It’s the timeless tale set in gossipy 18th century England, but this version is presented through a fresh female voice. The show begs the question: When reputation is everything, how do you follow your heart?  Audience members can expect bold theatricality and plenty of humor.    Click here for more info.   Inaugural Chili Cook-off Market District  On Saturday from […]

  • Women entrepreneurs take center stage as driving force behind Daniel’s Vineyard in McCordsville

    MCCORDSVILLE, Ind. – More than seven years ago, folks in McCordsville were a bit confused when they realized something was being planted on a 24-acre lot and it wasn’t a farm. However, that confusion quickly turned to excitement when they realized it was going to be a vineyard. Then, in April 2017, Daniel’s Vineyard opened their much-awaited tasting room, just across the bridge from Geist Marina near 86th Street and Carroll Rd. Instantly, rave reviews rolled in on Yelp and everyone […]

  • Rachel’s Rundown: The best of what’s happening in and around Indy this weekend

    Celebrate the Chinese New Year The Children’s Museum Grab the family and celebrate the year of the dog at the Children’s Museum on Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM. You’ll discover why this traditional Chinese holiday is important and take part in some fun activities like building your own dog shadow-puppet, creating a red envelope for the Chinese New Year tradition of gift giving, and you can even have your name written in Mandarin by a Chinese calligraphy master […]

  • Mi Hacienda brings authentic family recipes, colorful, Instagram-worthy dishes, and warm hospitality as one of Carmel’s newest hidden gems

    CARMEL, Ind. – Hamilton County is full of hidden, blink-or-you’ll-miss-it gems. For instance, if you turn off North Meridian Street to West Carmel Drive, keep your eyes peeled for an unassuming, yet flavorful new hot-spot located at 819 W. Carmel Drive, called Mi Hacienda Not to be confused with other generic Mexican restaurants, Mi Hacienda is family-owned and their staff will warmly tell you that they are all connected as sisters, brothers, cousins, or family friends.  All with one mission: […]