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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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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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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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Relocating with Eli Lilly? We can help!

If you’re an Eli Lilly and Company new-hire or are thinking about taking a job with Lilly, the Indy Homes Team offers a full menu of relocation services that will help you become familiar with Indianapolis, find a new home in a neighborhood ...

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Enjoy Indianapolis’ June events, festivals and fun!

The month of June in Indianapolis has its own delights. As summer takes hold, the festivals, cultural standbys and sporting events are plentiful, and plenty fun! This list we compiled reflects just a fraction of all the things taking place in Indy ...

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5 reasons to buy a Carmel home on a golf course

As the weather warms up, avid golfers hit the links on any day above 50 degrees, golf leagues kick off and the fairways turn emerald green. It’s a magical time for golf course communities in Carmel. Now, I’m not a golfer, but I love ...

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The time for Indianapolis mass transit is now

Is it possible for Hoosiers to trade in their cars for mass transit? A friend of mine who recently moved from Indianapolis to Chicago eschews her car in favor of taking the train to her job in downtown Chicago. She avoids the snarl of morning ...

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Does home ownership in Indianapolis matter?

Regularly I am asked, “Why do you work so much?” or “What motivates you?” Well, if you know me, you know that I’m not strongly motivated by money. So, why do I continue to work long hours and oftentimes nights and ...

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June brings fun events to Indianapolis!

This compiled list just reflects a fraction of all of the fun events happening in Indy this month! Get out and ENJOY! Symphony on the Prairie: Friday and Saturday nights throughout the summer—Sit back, relax with some wine and enjoy the ...

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May chock-full of fun Indianapolis 500 events

With the Indianapolis 500 Mini Marathon run last weekend, the month of May in Indianapolis is officially under way. (Check out what celebrities have to say about May in Indy in the video below.) In addition to all the 500 events happening throughout ...

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Should Indianapolis embrace Naptown?

I just came across this interesting Indianapolis Star article about Indianapolis and the history of its (in)famous nickname, Naptown. In the article, Duncan Schiedt, a well-known Indianapolis/Naptown photographer of jazz musicians, including those ...

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Indianapolis, you nailed it!

And I can say that completely without bias, since the country’s media and the 150,000 visitors that descended on the city for Super Bowl XLVI agree. Just a few raving headlines from various media: “Super Bowl XLVI’s Real Winner? ...

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