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Good Pickin’s in Brown County

Come fall, the property at Kelp’s Greenhouse and Pumpkin Patch becomes a russet-hued Bob Ross painting, with pumpkins and gourds arranged in tidy stacks according to shape, size, and color.

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Historic Indianapolis Blogger Is Having an Estate Sale

Our favorite finds from a treasure trove of fur wraps, costume jewelry, and Art Deco furniture—ending Wednesday.

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For Sale: The Inventorialist’s House

This 2BR/1BA on the east side is as impeccably curated as the owner’s beloved, recently closed store.

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Indiana Backroads: Book Markers at Gene Stratton-Porter Sites

Explore unique locations in the area loved by Gene Stratton-Porter, the famous Indiana novelist.

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Hot List 7.27.15

French flatware, Sriracha fashion, sweet notecards, bad-karaoke coasters, and more.

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Hot List 6.29.15

The must-have Fourth of July tee, collectible Indiana pottery, a changeable summer scarf, Gucci slides, and more.

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Street Savvy: Arcadia

The most surprising thing about Lisa’s Pie Shop in nearby Atlanta isn’t the signature pie in a jar. It’s that owner Lisa Sparks doesn’t like pie.

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Unspoken Rules: Indie Arts & Vintage Marketplace

Walk counterclockwise through the market. Most people do the opposite.

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New in Town: Verdigris Antiques

This new shop bucks the chalk-paint trend with grown-up pieces that will turn into heirlooms.

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Hot List 9.5.14

With the Colts’ Sunday opener and Monday Night Football kicking off 24 hours later, truer words than these have never been stenciled.

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War Torn: On Owning Nazi Loot

Dusty knickknacks were removed from glass-fronted cabinets and plopped down on the living-room floor to await future placement. I took the opportunity to clean and discard. That’s when, after 22 years, I came upon relics stolen by Nazis in World War II.

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Picker's Paradise: Indiana Landmarks Treasure Hunt

On July 12, Indiana Landmarks hosts its annual Treasure Hunt. Above, a few of the items we’d like to add to our chest.   Photos by Tony Valainis This article appeared in the July 2014 issue. 

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What’s Old is New Again

Indy’s salvage shops are packed with cool finds and vintage inspiration.

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Street Savvy: Mooresville

In Pioneer Park, the new Soaring Eagle Zip Line gives riders two thrills for the low $5 cost of one: load at the bottom, slide up the 600-foot cable, then zoom back down.

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Society of Salvage Proves a Picker's Paradise

Most of the finds here require imagination, but not everything—like a double-sided apothecary cabinet, perfect for kitchen storage.