Life on the Lake: 5 Hoosiers Talk About Those They Love
“Like so many of the families on Wawasee, we’re diving into our fourth generation there. And the water remains very inviting.” —Katie Zarich
IM Editors6 min read
Pack Mentality: 5 Great Monon Trail Groups
Including Westfield Police Chief Joel Rush, who is now turning the idea of running from the cops on its head.
Adam Wren2 min read
Trail Mix: A Survey of the Monon's Best and Worst
The Good (Carmel): “You don’t have to stop every five feet.” The Bad (23rd St.): “That Thomas Skinner factory blasts its stench at the trail.”
IM Editors2 min read
100 Monon Trail Lovers Say …
“Nope. Wait, do other people get asked out on the Monon? Am I missing out?!”
IM Editors2 min read
Monon Trail Dog-Lover's Guide
Your best buddy can party in Broad Ripple, too: The deck and patio at Plump’s Last Shot is a happening scene for sociable dogs, with water bowls and servers who’ve been known to bring biscuits.
Evan West3 min read
Monon Trail Rookie's Guide: 10 Dos and Don'ts
Don’t try to make new friends. Even so, the people-watching is first class. Just don’t gawk.
Amanda Heckert5 min read
Monon Trail Eater's Guide: Best Food on the Path
Craving something salty? Locally made beef jerky at Joe’s Butcher Shop delivers a surprising lemon-peppery kick.
Megan Fernandez3 min read
Dear Miss Monon: Trail & Error
Question: A friend says my Instagramming is disruptive to other trail-users, but everyone “hearts” my tilted shots of trees and bridges. What’s the verdict?
Lindsay Fisher2 min read
Photos: Summer Solstice Yoga on Monument Circle
The purpose of the gathering was agreed upon by most—to enjoy yoga (if in sweltering 90-degree heat) and to join in the worldwide summer solstice celebration.
Jennifer Burnham1 min read
At Home: Barbara Shoup's Writing Room
Shoup surrounds herself with an eclectic assemblage of colorful mementos reflecting the people and experiences that have inspired her.
Trisha Brand1 min read
Next Stop, Stardom: Famous Hoosiers Turned New Yorkers
Who’s who among Indianans on the fast track in NYC, from breakout designers to NBA bigwigs.
Trisha Brand5 min read
13 Things We Love Most About the Monon Trail
1. It’s an advertising-free zone.
2. Barbecue sandwich at Locally Grown Gardens.
4. Spying cool bikes. …
Megan Fernandez2 min read
Natural Beauties: Indiana Native Plants
While some Indiana wildflowers can be quite showy, many of the blooms are more subtle than the hybrids bred to turn heads at The Home Depot; loving them is like looking past the prom queen and falling for the girl with glasses who reads poetry.
Evan West4 min read
Photos: Mass Ave's "Tour de Tire"
This year’s tire art was unveiled on First Friday this month, May 3, in conjunction with the usual art gallery openings. Two winners in the al fresco art show were announced, with Global Gifts taking the top judged honor for its owl display.
Michael Schrader1 min read
Indianapolis Monthly Wins CRMA Award
On Monday, May 20, the magazine took home a City and Regional Magazine Association award in the category of Leisure/Lifestyle Interest for our October 2012 “Fall Drives: Lost and Found” feature.