No one expected Victor Oladipo to be great. Not in high school. Not in college. Not when the Pacers acquired him. But Oladipo anticipated it. Maybe that’s because he has so much of the thing that elevates a person above predictions: Drive.
Taking Their Shot: What’ll it be: whiskey, gin, or moonshine? Be still our hearts, Indiana’s emerging crew of craft spirit-makers offers all that and more. To find the cure for what ails you, we visited some of the area’s finest and collected a few knee-knocking cocktail recipes along the way. Have a sip—it’s on us.
This month, the Bloomington author publishes his latest book, How It Happened. Like all of his New York Times best-sellers, it’s a mystery. As the writer explains here, however, this novel draws its inspiration from a local event that has dogged him his entire career: the disappearance of Jill Behrman, and the confession that promised closure.
As one of the city’s most successful real estate developers, Ozdemir oversees a billion-dollar portfolio and rubs shoulders with the city’s elite. But he’s losing his shirt as he pursues his quest to bring a Major League Soccer team to Indianapolis. For perhaps the first time in his life, will the Indy Eleven owner end up short of the goal?
The Elton John–approved chocolate cake is just the beginning. This snowglobe of a patisserie offers a magical experience, from the moment you swing open the white cottage door until the last crumb is devoured.