Through a print publication and a website with stories celebrating Indy’s quirky residents, neighborhoods, and attractions, No Mean City aims to inspire more people to live in Marion County.
Lindsey Stevens2 min read
Brian Payne’s Next Big Idea
“Sure, I talk to people who say, ‘You’re an outlier. People don’t want transportation to be an adventure,’” Payne says. “But plenty of folks agree with me.”
Daniel S. Comiskey19 min read
No, Really—Pence Could Be Trump’s VP Pick
If Pence is chosen, next Wednesday through Friday could become three of the most interesting days in the history of Indiana politics, setting off a ‘Game of Thrones’–like power scramble within the state GOP.
Adam Wren5 min read
Will Ballard’s Cycling Agenda Leave Office When He Does?
“Coming into office, I knew we were way behind many other cities,” Ballard says.
Robert Annis8 min read
Mayor Ballard to Lead IN Pride Parade
The first time in the parade’s history that a sitting mayor has served as grand marshal.
Dylan Lee Hodges2 min read
Pat McAfee on Being a Hoosier in May
“I love Indiana,” said McAfee. “It’s my home. I stay here year round and will always stay here.”
Heather Lloyd2 min read
Photos: 500 Festival Month of May ‘Kickoff’ on Monument Circle
IM staff photographer Tony Valainis was on hand to capture the moments.
IM Editors1 min read
RFRA: What You Might Have Missed
RFRA has sparked widespread outrage.
Michael Rubino1 min read
RecycleForce Can’t Lose*
It puts ex-cons in jobs and off the street, but the nonprofit has funding issues that might undermine its mission.
Adam Wren23 min read
Under the Gun: Indy’s Tale of Two Cities
Indianapolis does not have a gun problem or a homicide problem or a crime problem or a socioeconomic problem or a drug problem. It has an all-of-the-above problem.
Michael Rubino4 min read
Tweets of the Week: Obama Does Indy Edition
Via @GoIndyGo: “You know Indy is a world class city when we can handle the President of the United States and @DaveCoulier on the same day.”
Jonathan Scott2 min read
Tweets of the Week: A Manning Thanksgiving, Circle of Lights & More
Ever wonder how holidays play out in the House of Manning? This looks about right.
Jonathan Scott1 min read
Deborah Paul Talks Retail Politics
Given my experience and obvious affinity for Keystone at the Crossing, no one is better qualified to be mayor of the area than I.
Deborah Paul5 min read
Indy Church Youth Sports Program Turns 90
“We were one of the biggest and best church-sponsored programs in the country,” says Byers. “Race was never really an issue.”
IM Editors2 min read
Local Notables Paint the Town Yellow for Lemonade Day
“There is no doubt in my mind that we’ll be hearing about these kids down the road,” Jones said, “doing extraordinary things in our community and beyond.”