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

    The Carmel Christkindlmarkt 10 Center Green, Carmel, IN  The Christkindlemarkt kicks off Saturday on the green-space between the Palladium and the Tarkington Theatre. The event will being Old World charm from Germany to the heart of Carmel. There will be traditional German foods, gifts, as well as an outdoor ice skating rink. The event runs every Wednesday-Sunday until Christmas Eve (closed on Thanksgiving). Click here for more info. Mass Ave Midnight Shopper Massachusetts Avenue Shop local and shop late at […]

  • Downtown Doggie brings 10,000 square feet of puppy paradise to Indy’s Holy Cross neighborhood

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – With the amount of people looking to live downtown on the rise, and the amount of green space at a premium, more and more dog lovers are in need of a place to take their pets to stretch their legs. That’s where Downtown Doggie comes in. Located in the Holy Cross neighborhood at 925 East Vermont Street, Downtown Doggie has already earned many fans on Yelp for being a great one-stop-shop for dogs. They offer doggie daycare, […]

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

    Heroes, Health, and Hope 5K at Eagle Creek 7840 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN Get up and running for a good cause Saturday morning at 8:30. Hosted by the Pike YMCA, this family friendly walk/run race features fun prizes and a chance to be part of an event that gives back to the community. A percentage of the proceeds go to the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation of Indianapolis, to help homeless Veterans. Click here for more info.   Sweets with […]

  • Metazoa Brewing Company makes animals a priority as a favorite pup-friendly spot for local brews

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Over the past few years, there has been a rebirth in the Fletcher Place neighborhood, especially within the strip of College Avenue between Massachusetts Avenue and downtown. One of the pioneers of that movement was Metazoa Brewing Company, located at 140 S College Avenue. When you read through the Yelp reviews, the praise goes beyond the beer selection. Folks love their events, incredible downtown views, welcoming atmosphere, and above all, the fact that they are pet friendly. […]

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

    Billy Joel at Bankers Life Fieldhouse 125 S Pennsylvania Street Friday at 8 p.m.,  legendary musician Billy Joel will return to the circle city for his first solo appearance in Indianapolis in 18 years. He will take the stage at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Click here for more info.  Lady Gaga at Bankers Life Fieldhouse 125 S Pennsylvania Street  Lady Gaga’s Joanne World Tour makes a stop at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse this Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Nearly every stop on her […]

  • Rachel’s Roundup: The best of what’s happening in and around Indy this Halloween Weekend

    Looking for some ideas for things to do this Halloween weekend in and around Indianapolis? No worries, I’ve got you covered. Here’s my roundup of the best local events, festivals, and activities this Halloween weekend. IRVINGTON HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL Irvington Historic District  The Historic Irvington Halloween Festival is a week of events including a run, masquerade ball, contests, Halloween-themed movies, storytelling, ghost tours, live theater, bike rides, roller derby, a haunted puppet show and dozens of other events. The Festival culminates […]

  • Buddhist nuns help Chao Vietnamese Street Food bring the best of authentic and vegetarian Vietnamese cuisine to Fishers

    FISHERS, Ind. – Over the past few months, it seems as if you can’t talk about Fishers without mentioning their biggest, flashiest new resident: IKEA. But in this booming community, some local businesses are making noise of their own. Just one or two exits south of the Swedish furniture and meatball mecca, located just off I-69 at 7854 E 96th Street, is Chao Vietnamese Street Food. Local Yelp reviewers celebrate this fast casual restaurant’s ability to execute both traditional and […]

  • EatThai makes authentic, fresh Thai cuisine more accessible by bringing fast casual option to Traders Point

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – When the grilled cheese and tomato soup spot “Tom and Chee” closed in Traders Point, people wondered what would replace it. Now, occupying half of that old space at 5650 W. 86th St Suite 128 is EatThai. EatThai is a family owned restaurant who’s mission is to make authentic Thai food more accessible on the northwest side. Although they only opened in early August, the 5-star reviews almost immediately started rolling in on their Yelp page. So, […]

  • Da Blue Lagoon brings their island vibes and authentic Caribbean cuisine to Lawrence

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – If Da Blue Lagoon restaurant sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Folks might remember them as a popular Broad Ripple restaurant frm 2005 to 2011, turned into one of the city’s most popular food trucks. But now, they have a new brick and mortar location, this time in Lawrence. “If you’ve ever been to the Caribbean or Jamaica, we want it when you walk through those doors, instantly you are reminded of that experience,” said Graham Levy, […]

  • Family-owned Caplinger’s Fresh Catch brings a taste of the coast to newest location in Whitestown

    WHITESTOWN, Ind. – What do you get when you combine a fish market, a restaurant and a family with plenty of passion and over a century of experience? You get Caplinger’s Fresh Catch. Here, at their newest location in Whitestown at 6685 Whitestown Pkwy Whitestown, Indiana 46075, they receive seven or eight deliveries of fresh seafood each day. With a top-notch selection, it’s easy to see why local Yelpers rated them the No. 1 place to eat in the state […]