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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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School spotlight: Allisonville Elementary School

Washington Township has excellent public schools, and we often get questions about one of its elementaries, Allisonville Elementary School. In fact, we’ve helped many families move within the school’s boundaries for the specific reason ...

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Buy your next home on an Indianapolis golf course!

If you’re enthralled with the game of golf and take every chance you can get to smack a few balls at the nearest course, you probably don’t need much persuasion to consider living on a golf course. However, you don’t have to be a ...

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Dine well during Devour Indy, Jan. 22-Feb. 4!

One of our favorite Indianapolis events is quickly coming up—Devour Indy! The 2018 winter edition of this restaurant extravaganza begins Monday, January 22 and runs through February 4. If you haven’t experienced Devour Indy yet, ...

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My New Year's resolutions for a saner life

It’s probably an understatement to say that 2017 was crazy for me. Between finalizing the build of our home and a busy year in real estate thanks to the HOT Indianapolis market, I sometimes didn’t know if I was coming or going. I salute ...

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Find an Indianapolis gymnastics program for your child

One of the best-loved Olympic sports, gymnastics offers kids tremendous benefits—including physical fitness, confidence, time management skills and self-discipline—as well as a progression that can keep them motivated and fulfilled as ...

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Find Indianapolis dance programs for kids

Whether your child dreams of being the next Misty Copeland or just has extra energy to burn, dance offers numerous benefits that will be advantageous to him or her throughout their lifetime—including better overall physical health, social and ...

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Find cheerleading programs in Indy's north suburbs

If your child has energy to burn and is interested in tumbling, dance and teamwork, the sport of cheerleading could be for him or her!  Isn’t cheerleading a school extracurricular? You’re no doubt familiar with cheerleaders who ...

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What I wish I had known before buying my first home

I bought my first home in 2004, I was only 24 years old at the time. I believed that I had a firm grasp on “adulting,” and when I look back it is rather silly the things I thought I knew about homeownership that I really had no clue ...

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New Thanksgiving traditions

Do you and your loved ones have special traditions for the Thanksgiving holiday beyond watching football, stuffing yourself and taking an afternoon nap? If you’re looking to shake up your routine or add more meaning to the holiday, all these ...

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Tired of the Chicago grind? Give Indianapolis a look

We get it—Chicago is an amazing city with so much to see and do. But it can be impersonal, expensive, frustrating and COLD! If you’re re-thinking the rat race of Chicago living, we invite you to give Indianapolis a look. Indy offers a ...

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New beginnings in Zionsville

We officially closed and moved into our new Zionsville home at the end of June! It has been a long two years since our house fire, and it feels inexplicable to have reached this milestone! So many feelings flood my heart—pure joy, ...

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Why we love fall in Indianapolis

OK, we know it’s been quite warm lately, but believe it or not, sweater and bonfire weather will soon be upon us, which means the best time in Indy is coming! Here are our four favorite things about fall in Indianapolis, and some events and ...

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A farewell to 121 E. Ohio St. and downtown Indy

As many of you know, my husband AJ and I lost our home to a devastating fire two years ago. Although we finally moved into our newly completed home in Zionsville recently, it was very bittersweet to say goodbye to the home we had been renting in ...

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