Illustration by Kyle Scott

John Mellencamp Ain’t Even Done

As John Mellencamp turns 70, the Indiana icon reflects on a career that has transcended his "Pop Singer" beginnings and now represents what rock and roll was supposed to be all about: doing whatever he wants.

On the Rise: Comic Book Hero

Indy's Gavin Smith has landed in the graphic-arts big time, lending his talents to such household names as Star Trek and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
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Day Trip: Barrels of Fun at Bourbon Classic

Pour yourself into a weekend of cocktailing, food pairings, meet-and-greets, and more.

On Stage with Taylor Swift

Getting on stage during Swift’s 1989 tour is an A-List badge of honor. Who will get the invite in Indy?

The Hoosierist: Collector’s Items

Q: I’VE GOT A BOX OF ARROWHEADS AND STONE TOOLS MY GRANDFATHER PICKED UP IN HIS FIELDS. IS KEEPING THESE LEGAL?A: Owning Native American...
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70 Years of Scares in Irvington

A look back at the Irvington Halloween Festival’s beginnings—and the spooky fun in store this month.

Could Autonomous Cars Give IndyCar Drivers A Run For Their Money?

Last year saw a surreal Indy 500 without fans. But researchers were already working on the truly unimaginable: an IndyCar race with no drivers.

Partners In Crime

In 1900, Tazewell County, Illinois, farmer Samuel Moser murdered his wife and their three children. One of Indianapolis’ leading actors, Mark Goetzinger, grew up...

Holiday Road

It’s our third consecutive ride on the Holiday World carousel.The third go-round with the same calliope version of “Over the Waves” (yes, that  song...

January Best Bets

(1) Festival of Trees Ongoing through January 6 It’s not too late to enjoy the 10th anniversary of this annual winter wonderland at the Indiana Historical...