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Newfields CEO Colette Pierce Burnette
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Q&A With Newfields’s New CEO Colette Pierce Burnette

Newfields’s new CEO Colette Pierce Burnette has been tasked with restoring the museum’s reputation. She chatted with us about her vision for the institution, her unconventional background, and that infamous job posting.

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Tipping Point

It’s canoeing season in Indiana, but not for Philip Gulley.

Outside the Old Hickory factory pallets of lumber
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The Deep-Rooted History Of Old Hickory

A lot has changed since Shelbyville’s Old Hickory was founded in 1899, but you wouldn’t know it from their furniture. Pull up a seat and admire the craftsmanship that has kept them in business for so long.

The Royal Treatment for a black queen of indiana shaking hands with Phil Gulley illustration
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The Royal Treatment

Despite Phil Gulley’s contempt for royalty, he thinks the governor should be overthrown by a queen, preferably a Black one.

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Photos From The Indiana State Fair

Photographer Ted Somerville spent several days at the Indiana State Fair capturing a glimpse of what is possibly the best people-watching opportunity of the year.

Mitch Daniels in a graduation cap
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What Comes Next For Mitch Daniels?

This month, former Gov. Mitch Daniels begins his last semester as Purdue’s president, stepping down in December after a decade at the school. But he likely won’t be riding off into the sunset anytime soon.

A waterway leading to a downtown
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The Future Of Downtown

It’s no secret that downtown has a skyline-sized problem brought on by the pandemic. But a historic slate of development is underway that may revitalize the city’s core to its Super Bowl–era glory. Here, a tour of what’s working, what’s not, and what remains to be seen.

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Monon 30 Breathes Life Into Urban Blight

Ten local companies pooled their resources to purchase 50 acres of abandoned Indianapolis property with big plans to revitalize the area.

An illustration of Gulley reaching out to Parent Trap his kiddos
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The Parent Trap

People should stay close to home where they belong, particularly when those people are my kids.

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Inside The Stutz Controversy

Everyone loves the Stutz Building redevelopment except the departing artists.

Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site at night, showing the former home of the only U.S. President from Indiana
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The Benjamin Harrison Home’s Big Agenda

Changes that draw on the past and look toward the future are underway this year at the Old Northside home of Benjamin Harrison, the Hoosier state’s sole U.S. president.

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Photos From The Indy Juneteenth Celebration

We were on location to capture the moments from the fifth annual Indy Juneteenth Celebration.

A man welcoming people on boats from an Indiana beach due to climate change
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Sea Change

Global warming is real, but maybe Florida’s loss will be our gain.

Mayor Joe Hogsett walks in the Indy Pride Parade
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40 Fabulous Photos From The Indy Pride Parade

On June 11, Indy Pride returned with its first in-person festival in two years.

Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron
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Q&A With Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron

We talked with Mayor Styron about public opinion of her rant, double standards for female politicians, and Democrats’ “wokeness problem.”