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The Dadball Era’s Guide To The Holidays

“I’m tired of trekking out to the Speedway to see the lights, but not the same lights we saw at Newfields. Different lights. Different nights. Same idea.”

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Churn, Baby, Churn

Whip it good!

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Take a Holiday Gift–Shopping Break at R & R

New event offers restorative fun in the midst of the holiday season.

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Letters to Santa Claus (Indiana)

“So the reindeers want carrots and you want Pepsi and pasta for Christmas this year. Great choice!”

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Hot List: Sweaters

Five fresh sweaters, from pullovers to dresses to fisherman styles.

Circle of Lights
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Unspoken Rules: Circle of Lights

Radio stations set up booths and give away free stuff. Reindeer antlers!

holiday shopping Shambora Studios
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Six Handmade-Gift Fairs

If you want unique gifts, here’s where to get your holiday shopping done now.

Toasting two generations of the Golden Ace lineage: John, Chuck, Jimmy, and Jim McGinley
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The Buzz: Golden Ace Inn Does St. Pat’s in Style

It’s hosting one of the city’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day blowouts, celebrating a tradition as old as itself.

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10 Valentine’s Date Ideas for Indy Lovers

Day and night options to act on before it’s too late

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IPL Marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Light Display

Its Monument Circle building marks his namesake holiday with an “I Have a Dream”–themed light display.

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At Your Service: Amy Smith, Personal Shopper

She takes her services to another level during the holidays, even scouring the city for hot items before they sell out.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Toys & Games for Grown-Ups

Coloring books, vintage toys, and board games of the moment

Brown County State Park
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Traveler: Branching Out in Brown County

Autumn isn’t the only time it shines. Nashville proves equally enchanting when strewn with twinkling white lights.

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Day Trip: Scuba Santa's in Cincinnati

Take in one of the weirdest holiday traditions around.