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A Bizarre Park Called The Idle Is Planned For Downtown

A path will lead from the Cultural Trail to the park, where people will be able to watch traffic merge from two interstates, sometimes harrowingly so.

Fun With Dick And Jane (In Clinton County)

Zerna Sharp never had kids of her own, but her children, as she called them—Dick, Jane, and Baby Sally—became American icons as the main...
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The Hoosierist: Tight Rein

So that’s why we don’t have carriage drivers up in our grills screaming, “Hey, buddy! Carriage ride! Twenty bucks!”

The Hoosierist: The Dirt On Donating Plants To The Zoo

For an outfit that keeps some 31,000 plant specimens on its property (someone, probably an intern, actually counts them), the Indianapolis Zoo is pretty discriminating when it comes to donations.

Indiana Gay-Marriage Ban Is a No-Go in 2014

A question remains: Is Freedom Indiana here to stay? “What I am willing to say is that we are certainly in a good position with HJR-3,” says campaign manager Megan Robertson. “Hopefully this is the last we hear of it, but if it's not, then we will be back to fight it.”

Local Museums, Libraries Collaborate on '60s Flashback

Five museums and archival sites will show us their take on the 1960s beginning this month in a joint exhibition called “A Change Is Gonna Come.”
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Calling Tom Brady’s Bluff

What was Tom Brady hiding on his mobile phone? Probably a lot.
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The New Hoosier Farmer: Is Kind of a Big Deal

Having a 20,000-acre spread, one of the largest farms in one of the nation’s most productive farm states, buys some clout.
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Under the Gun: Indy’s Lost Boys

“It seems like every other day, there’s an incident,” says Vernell Miller. “Shootings happen so frequently that folks in the community develop an apathy. That’s alarming to me.”