“I’d love to get Taylor Swift on our stage, which would endear me to my daughter. We’d sit Taylor down with a guitar and have her sing some old country songs.”
Michela Tindera2 min read
Unspoken Rules: Indiana State Fair
Want to haggle on a hot tub? Wait ’til the last day. Vendors would rather not haul them off.
Megan Fernandez1 min read
Swoon List 8.12.14
Including the toffee-coated German chocolate cake from Three Wise Men.
Taylor Ellis1 min read
How to Dine at the Indiana State Fair
As one of the perks of landing a summer internship at Indianapolis Monthly, two members of the 2014 college crew spent a day at the fair “doing research.”
Mary Bradley5 min read
Q&A: Phillip Phillips Plays Indiana State Fair
We caught up with the singer before the show.
Armon Siadat1 min read
Speed Read: Josh Kaufman, Pitch Man
After headlining the 31-date Voice tour that wraps August 2, Kaufman will start recording his major-label debut album. Not bad for a guy who was performing solo at Potbelly on Monument Circle earlier this year.
James Layne2 min read
Indiana State Fair Barrels Forward with Beer
The ultimate taste test may come soon at the State Fair. Though only Indiana breweries and wineries have been invited to participate this year, Carmichael would like to add the much-larger brands.
Michael Rubino10 min read
All Hail the County Fair!
The beribboned road leading to that neon-lit crescendo of summer, the Indiana State Fair, may provide an even better reflection of our agricultural heritage—and inspire the next generation to embrace it.
Amy Wimmer Schwarb18 min read
26 Great Indy Dates
From summertime fireworks to Holiday festivities, we’ve got you covered on what’s happening in the Circle City.
IM Editors5 min read
The New Indy Must-Do List: 26 Experiences to Try
No doubt, Indy has quite an array of intriguing things to explore, but here are 26 of the city’s most noteworthy musts.
IM Editors18 min read
Our Top 5 Photo Albums of 2013
Meet the Flockers—Indy’s urban chicken farmers—plus look back on Indy 500 Snake Pit hijinks, the State Fair food romp, and a pair of brew-drenched events.
IM Editors1 min read
Our Top 10 Dining Stories of 2013
Including Indiana State Fair (fried) food porn, a celebrity’s surprise visit at a downtown eatery, a buzzworthy drink prepared 10 different ways, and much more.
IM Editors2 min read
The Hoosierist: Bricks & Mormon
Question: How much do those fancy helicopters the TV stations use cost?
Sam Stall6 min read
Photo: The Indiana State Fair Is in the Rearview, and So Is This Fantastic Hat
Sartorial decisions aside, here’s a by-the-numbers look at this year’s fair attendance and much more.
Jonathan Scott1 min read
10 Reasons to Hit the DuPont Food Pavilion at the Indiana State Fair
Earlier this month, IM reported that the Indiana State Fair—that bastion of deep-fried butter—was taking baby steps toward appealing to a more refined class of locavores and epicureans, primarily at the DuPont Food Pavilion.