In the Spotlight
John Green Finally Goes to the Movies!
The Fault in Our Stars film releases nationwide on Friday. Before that, see Julia Spalding's profile on the man behind the story: "Whatever happens next, fans of Green’s video blogs, YouTube channels, Tumblr accounts, Facebook pages, and Twitter feeds can be sure of one thing: He will keep us posted."
Greenlight! His Next Blockbuster Film?
We're flipping through (and casting) the author's other novels in search of a future hit movie.
Turning the Page
Four decades after a businessman from Indianapolis saved The Saturday Evening Post, his daughter, Joan SerVaas, faces an even tougher challenge: getting America to read it again.
The Survivor: Kaw Lah's Story
One blood transfusion, two refugee camps, and 8,000 miles later, he is among thousands who have fled war-torn Myanmar to find peace (and a home) in Indy.
Speed Read: 'Bad' Boy Dean Norris
First, Breaking Bad. Now, Under the Dome. How the Hoosier actor conquered TV.
Show and Tell: Norris's High-School Years
Before he became a TV star, he was a big man on campus at South Bend's Clay High School. See yearbook pics from a time when Norris still had a full head of luxurious locks.
Where the #!*% Is Midtown?
This month’s Chow Down Midtown event begs the question: Where, exactly, is the emerging area? Depends on whom you ask.
SEE WHAT THE EXPERTS SAY
Street Savvy: 16th Street Downtown
Heading to the Herron-Morton neighborhood's Talbot Street Art Fair? Make time for these revitalized surroundings, too.
Realty Check: $625K in the Old Northside
Four bedrooms, a backyard pool, and tropical landscaping.
Eat + Drink
Rocks Star: A Review of Thunderbird
In a revamped 1950s music club, the establishment offers craft cocktails, Southern fare, and Fountain Square’s coolest new hangout. As consulting chef, Carlos Salazar assembled a menu of modified Southern dishes that are surprisingly complex for the bar-centric format.
READ IT AND EAT
Recipe for Success: Mike Cunningham and Co.
By striving to be familiar rather than chic, Cunningham Restaurant Group eats the competition’s lunch.
Philip Gulley Talks Terrible Travel Ideas
A few places to cross off your list before ever visiting. For one: “Going on vacation in South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore is like spending a week with your ex in order to see your children.”
HEAR HIM OUT
The Hoosierist: Bone Appetit
Answers to queries about dogs in restaurants, lifeguards, and cricket. Are you harboring a question about Indy or Indiana life, culture, and history?
SAM STALL TAKES YOUR QUESTIONS
Deborah Paul Mourns Our 'Amazing' Disgrace
When it comes to language—show, don’t tell. Together, we must resist latching onto what is popular merely because it's easy.
MULLING THE OVERUSE OF CERTAIN WORDS
Edited by Jonathan Scott