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February 2015

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New in Town: Cake Bake Shop

Getting this gorgeous sweets palace up and running didn’t come without a fair share of roadblocks.

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Culture Q&A: Jim Belushi

“What we do is similar to Whose Line Is It Anyway?—we make it up on the spot. We ask the audience for scenes, and then we go from there.”

February 2015
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Under the Gun: Has Kansas City Found a Cure?

In 2014, Kansas City, historically one of the 10 most-violent U.S. cities, was headed for its lowest homicide rate in five decades.

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The Hoosierist: Pronounced Flaw

During his Southern Indiana childhood, The Hoosierist freely used this pseudo-word.

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Phil Gulley: Strong Foundation

Sometimes you have to live in a house for a while before she trusts you enough to reveal her secrets.

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Under the Gun: Tracking One Deadly Crime Spree

Nathan Trapuzzano was set to celebrate his one-year wedding anniversary with wife Jennifer a month after the shooting. She gave birth to their child weeks later.

February 2015
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Editor’s Note, February 2015: Guns

As tempting as it might be to turn past such a tough subject, I encourage you to take a moment to absorb the effect one year of gun violence has had on our city.

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Executive Decision: Will Mike Pence Run for President in 2016?

His apparent lack of presidential planning at this stage puts him behind where his predecessor, Mitch Daniels, was in 2010.

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Money Ball: How Some NFL Players Might Make a Quick Buck

Some NFL players could be going back to school—at Indiana University—instead of packing for vacation.

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Street Savvy: Washington Street

If Pearings’s 80-plus toppings can’t bring you to eat a cup of sea-salt–caramel–pretzel froyo this time of year, try a crepe.

The flavored popcorn gets a blast of nitrogen.
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Eat Play Love: A Review of Revery

Salvaged barn wood, weathered to a fine patina. A hostess stand behind an ancient baling press. Servers in crisp denim aprons. Are we really in Greenwood?

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Unspoken Rules of Adult Swim

Booze lines are long, and mixed drinks take time. Be a hero and order beer.

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Realty Check: What $520K Gets You in Brown County

This charming cottage served as the perfect getaway from builder and designer Lynn Smith’s permanent home.

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12 Notable Nods to Indiana on Parks and Rec

Keen watchers here might have noticed some subtle Hoosier winks among the blatant ones.

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