Loose Change: A Local Alternative to Athleta Stretches Your Dollar

“I go more for what feels good and what lasts,” says owner Shelly Petrowski, “because I know that these days, what we work out in is our outfit for the entire day.”

Lacquered Up: Northside's Little Nail Shop

For Tinseltown-style digits, add blingy Minx decals like fishnet, houndstooth, and metallic lace.

My Look: Gingham Dress

"This aqua is a quintessential midcentury color. It reminds me of that time when everyone had a whole pink or blue kitchen."
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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.

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.

Best Gift Shops

Find the best picks for the book-club member, the city-chic niece, the snowboarding son, the choosy mother-in-law, and the domestic-goddess pal in your midst.
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Pattern Magazine's Perfect Formula

Polina Osherov, 41, photographer (at far left)
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Barbie? G.I. Joe? Vote for Your Favorite Toy

Dust off those old boxes in the attic and try to unearth that favorite childhood item—The Children Museum’s new interactive project, “100 Toys (& their Stories) that Define Our Childhood,” is taking votes from the public to decide which should earn the title of best plaything of the past 100 years.
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46 Super Reasons to Love Indy

I. The Vonneguts were here (and still are). The new Kurt Vonnegut mural along Mass Ave has made the likeness of Indy’s most famous...