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One-tank getaway: Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

Looking for a fun and easy getaway with the kids this summer? Named one of the top 10 zoos in the country by TripAdvisor, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is just a 2.5-hour drive up I-69 from Indy and offers a day of fun for the entire family in ...

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Home trend: Dog showers

Last month, we listed and sold a lovely 1961 French provincial-inspired ranch in Indy’s popular Devonshire neighborhood. Among its many amenities, this home featured a fully updated walkout basement that opened to a heavily wooded private ...

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Offline chats: Connecting more deeply

Where do you have your most intimate conversations with those that you love, where your deepest emotions and most personal thoughts come spilling out? For my husband AJ and I, it’s our swimming pool! This habit of using the pool as a place to ...

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Home trend: Craftsman-style houses

A new construction Craftsman-style home Craftsman-style homes are hot! So hot, in fact, that a recent study by RealEstate.com showed that entry-level homes with the word “craftsman” in the listing description fetched a 34-percent ...

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Treat your dog: Indianapolis dog bakeries

We remember when Three Dog Bakery popped up on Broad Ripple Avenue in 2000 and what a novelty it was at the time. Times have certainly changed! Today, pet owners spend more on their pets than ever (upwards of $86 billion every year with that figure ...

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Enjoy Indianapolis’ June events, festivals and fun!

While the month of May in Indianapolis is spectacular, June in Indy has its own delights. As summer takes hold, the festivals, cultural standbys and arts events are plentiful, and plenty fun! This list we compiled reflects just a fraction of all ...

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2018 Indianapolis home tours and garden walks

If you’re into watching the shows on HGTV, you probably love a great home and garden tour, too. You’re in luck, because Indianapolis offers a wide variety of tours all year long. Need home décor inspiration? Check. Have a green ...

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Home trend: Master-on-main floor plans

Home building trends come and go, but the master-on-main floor plan seems to be here to stay. This doesn’t just go for upper-end homes—you’ll find master bedrooms on main floors across every price point. (Scroll down for a full ...

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Pamper your pooch at an Indianapolis dog park!

Dog parks are good for doggies’ bodies and souls, allowing them to burn off excess energy, learn proper socialization with other dogs and humans, and gleefully run and play with their dog friends. Seriously, have you ever walked past a dog ...

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Eliminating blood cancers: Someday is today

A world without blood cancers. No more leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma. This is the vision of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and I’m proud to have supported such a noble cause for many years. You may know that in 2011 ...

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Celebrate May with Indianapolis 500 events and more!

It may be hard to imagine now (please, no more snow!), but May and its springy warmth will soon be upon us. And Indianapolis will be festooned with not only new flora, but black and white checkerboards as well. Drive through a neighborhood or ...

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Live near the Monon Trail

Given the popularity of Central Indiana’s Monon Trail (more than 1.3 million people use it annually!), it’s hard to imagine that some homeowners in the mid ‘90s/early ‘00s were opposed to having the trail run along their ...

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Translation, please? Understanding Indy-speak

Like any city, Indianapolis has its own vernacular. We’ve compiled this glossary to help demystify this jargon for Indy newbies. Study and practice—in no time, you’ll sound like a local! Boilermakers—The nickname for Purdue ...

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Starbucks addiction: The struggle is real

Is there a Starbucks 12-step program?! Literally as the baristas at my new neighborhood Starbucks were getting to know me by name, my doctor told me that I needed to stop ingesting dairy. I really don’t eat that much dairy to begin with, but ...

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