It wasn’t just the year of the e-scooter in Indianapolis. It was the year of the luxury mattress, destination coffee shop, boozy food hall, Amish doughnut, experiential boutique, daring theater company, Kimbal Musk restaurant, and offbeat park. These are among the 97 life essentials exalted in this edition of our annual toast to the city’s latest and greatest.
This month, the Bloomington author publishes his latest book, How It Happened. Like all of his New York Times best-sellers, it’s a mystery. As the writer explains here, however, this novel draws its inspiration from a local event that has dogged him his entire career: the disappearance of Jill Behrman, and the confession that promised closure.