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Natalie Eisele

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Indy’s IMAX Again Best Screen for New Star Wars Film

You don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to experience Rogue One: A Star Wars Story the way it was intended.

Indiana State Fair advertisement
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Backtrack: The State Fair’s Original Exhibition Building

Revisiting the original home of summertime’s most beloved event.

Indiana State Fair livestock competition
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Speed Read: High on the Hog

At the Indiana State Fair swine show, if you want to fill your piggy bank, you need to shell out some bacon.

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Gen Con: Worlds Collide

Gen Con will be held at the Indiana Convention Center August 4 to 7. This instruction manual to the multiverse of cosplay—dressing up as fictional characters—will help you tell an orc from a drow when they descend on downtown this month.

Breaded tenderloin from The Mug
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Swoon: Loin King

There’s nothing delicate about eating The Mug’s breaded tenderloin, a sandwich so proportionately out of whack that it makes no sense as a hand-held meal.

Gen Con Steampunk Oc3
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August Events in Indy: 10 Reasons to Get out During the Dog Days of Summer

Indy Monthly sifted through the city’s top events—there’s plenty going on all month long.

Exhibition hangar at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
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Traveler: Air Apparent

More than eye candy for engineering geeks, the museum offers fun sorties into history and pop culture.

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This Map Proves You Don’t Need a Car for Indy’s Top Restaurants

Our July 2016 profile on Payne illuminated his next big ideas, but we are still in awe of the Trail, so we compiled a list of some of those must-stop restaurants along the Cultural Trail.

Protesting Riverside Amusement Park
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Backtrack: Riverside Amusement Park

From the moment the venue debuted, it became a must-do for Indy residents in the summer, but Riverside was not without its controversy.

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Late-Night TV Takes a Look at Mike Pence

“If you’re a lady Hoosier, you may recognize him as the governor who inspected your reproductive organs every 30 days to make sure you weren’t using them in ways that would make Jesus sad.”

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Top 5 Chow Down Midtown Dishes

We scoured the Midtown menus and foodies’ Instagrams for the best looking Chow Down Midtown plates.

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Spread the Word on ‘Nduja

Born on the Calabrian coast of southern Italy, the spreadable salami ’nduja is made of ground dried hot peppers blended with fresh pork before curing. Where to find it in Indy.

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Lil Bub Makes Big-Screen Debut

Lil Bub, working alongside Kevin Spacey and Jennifer Garner, makes her big screen debut next month in “Nine Lives.”

The Chocolate Moose in Bloomington
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Top 5 Quintessential Indiana Ice Cream Shops

Whether it’s a simple vanilla shake at Ivanhoe’s or a Moose Horn from The Chocolate Moose, these treasured ice-cream haunts stand the test of time.

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The Ultimate Chow Down Midtown Path

We compiled the ultimate Midtown route with some of our favorites based on our popular Best Restaurants and Best Bars lists.