Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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The Hoosierist: Ice Skating On Monument Circle

“Today’s urban planners would call it a great way to ‘activate’ the space. But while it was fun, it wreaked havoc on the Monument itself.”

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Programming The Circle Is A Monumental Task

The geographic and cultural heart of the city. But where is the bustle? Where can you buy a beer?

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Top Five Places to Visit on Veterans Day

Whether you’re into fantastic city views or learning something new, stop by these locations for a unique Veterans Day experience.

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#IndyIsHappy Makes the City Smile

IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden definitely dances best in the clip. He impresses with or without his helmet, as he bounces on the IMS track’s pavement and then in front of the Pagoda.

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The Monument's Freed Slave: A Brief History

It appears in a group of sculptures on the west-facing side of the monument known as “Peace.” In the center, a robed Liberty holds a shield inscribed with the Latin “E Pluribus Unum.” A man sits at her feet, shirtless, gazing at her as he holds out a set of broken shackles.

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50 Things Every Hoosier Must Do!

What makes this Columbus institution really sweet is the counter-side charm of Wilma Hare and her fellow soda jerks, who will pull you an ice cream soda the way it was in 1900 and serve it with a side of sass: “When that ice cream hits the carbonation, it will explode like a volcano. And I will laugh at the look of panic on your face.”