A win-win for you and your pet: Doggie daycare in Indianapolis
Do you feel guilty about leaving your pup alone all day while you’re at work? Does he fill his alone time by chewing up your brand-new shoes or ripping apart your throw pillows? Does he have extra energy that can’t be burned up ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on December 16, 2018 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on September 19, 2018 in Indianapolis
Fill September with Indianapolis fall festivals and events!
We love this time of year for many reasons (changing leaves, crisp air, pumpkin spice everything), but mostly because it brings with it a wide variety of Indianapolis fall festivals and events! Here are some of the Indy-area fun events we plan to ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 27, 2018 in Indianapolis
Foodies, rejoice! Devour Indy is back
With both the Indiana State Fair and Devour Indy taking place, August is a tough time for Indy waistlines! But oh, the food! If you’re a foodie or just looking to contain your dining-out budget, Devour Indy is a can’t-miss event....
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 9, 2018 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on May 18, 2018 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 29, 2018 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 13, 2018 in Relocation
Introducing the BEST Indy real estate website - the NEW IndyHomes.com
After many months of hard work, we’re thrilled to introduce you to the NEW IndyHomes.com. Chock-full of information you won’t find anywhere else and cutting-edge functionality, we’ve built the site around you, our end user. ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 22, 2018 in Indianapolis
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, ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 17, 2018 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on October 19, 2017 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 8, 2017 in Indianapolis
Indianapolis is a seller’s market and your home is in demand!
If you’re a homeowner who’s been thinking about selling, NOW is the time! Demand for homes is high, and the Indianapolis real estate inventory is sparse—which means you’re in a good position to sell your home for a nice ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 27, 2017 in Selling a home
Enjoy these Halloween events in Indianapolis with the kids!
Looking for kid-friendly Halloween events in Indianapolis? You’re in luck—Indianapolis’ parks, museums and organizations offer a full month of fun for the kids. But these Halloween events aren’t just about the ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on October 3, 2016 in Indianapolis
Easter brunch, baskets and gratitudes
This year my husband and I will be staying in Indianapolis for Easter. Not sure if we will make a yummy brunch or venture out to one of the amazing restaurant brunch choices around town.
For those of you who are all-in with Easter festivities for ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 20, 2016 in Kristie Fun
What do craft beer and real estate have in common?
Just over a year ago, I had a single conversation (over a couple of beers) that altered my seemingly predictable future. Who would have guessed that today I would be passing out business cards for Indy’s newest craft brewery, Tow Yard Brewing? ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on March 20, 2014 in Entrepreneurship
Indy’s 2013 Summer Devour Downtown – August 19-September 1
Do you love to eat out, try new restaurants, and not break your pocketbook? Mark you calendars! Aug 19-Sept 1, 2013 it’s Devour Downtown Indianapolis, Indy’s premier dining event. This is a bi-yearly two-week long event where over 45 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 14, 2013 in Indianapolis
August 2013 events in Indianapolis
August in Indy is loaded with the hottest events that can help end your summer with a bang! Make memories galore by attending some of the best events that this fine city has to offer.
First on our recommendation list is Marsh Symphony ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on August 2, 2013 in Indianapolis
Indianapolis 2013 July summer concerts
Summer is a fun time to be a music lover in central Indiana. Whether you enjoy the quaint music venue where you can get up-close-and-personal with the artists, a 50,000 seat arena with screaming fans, or if the outdoor concert scene is your ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on July 5, 2013 in Indianapolis
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 ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on February 13, 2013 in Indianapolis
Indy’s 2013 Winter Devour Downtown – January 21-February 3
Do you love to eat out, try new restaurants, and not break your pocketbook? Mark your calendars! Jan. 21-Feb. 3, 2013, it’s Devour Downtown Indianapolis Winterfest event. This is a bi-yearly, two-week-long event in which over 45 participating ...
Posted by Kristie Smith on January 21, 2013 in Indianapolis