Chase Away the Winter Blues

December 10, 2019 0

While the holiday season can bring joy for many people, it can also bring on a case of the winter blues. Lack of sunlight, shopping pressures, family issues, and setting unrealistic expectations during the holidays […more…]

Helping Native Plants Thrive

November 18, 2019 0

by Thomas P. Healy Adam Schmutte, urban naturalist manager at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, leads a team that completed a major habitat restoration project along Fall Creek’s 30th Street bridge embankment. Once overrun by honeysuckle and […more…]

Women4Change Indiana

January 2, 2019 0

by Chris Bavender Two years ago, immediately after the 2016 election, Sandy Sasso, rabbi emerita at Congregation Beth-El Zedeck, and Jennifer Williams, funeral director and president of the Aaron-Ruben-Nelson Mortuary, had a conversation. The two women had had […more…]

Change-Maker Grant for Homeless Program

August 24, 2018 0

Trinity Haven, Indiana’s first transitional housing sanctuary for LGBTQ teenagers, has received a Change-Maker grant of $100,000 from Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis. A charitable women’s giving circle, Impact 100 targets arts and culture, education, environment, […more…]

Forward Cities: Innovation and Equity

July 20, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Social entrepreneurs seek to solve broad social, cultural, and environmental problems by establishing enterprises that measure success by the change they foster. Christopher Gergen’s career in education, media, arts, and public […more…]

Midtown Oasis: Pocket Parks

July 13, 2018 0

By Chris Bavender Stroll through Midtown and you’re likely to happen upon a small slice of heaven—a greenspace with benches and plants, maybe a picnic table or two, or even a thriving garden—a little oasis […more…]

Little Free Library

May 14, 2018 0

Little cabinets full of books are popping up all over Midtown to promote a culture of reading and foster neighborly interactions. Chris Bavender has the story. […more…]

NeighborLink Helps Seniors in Need

May 3, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Seniors on fixed income are often strapped for cash to cover modest home repairs. NeighborLink, a Midtown-based nonprofit organization, is there to help. According to director David Withey, NeighborLink spent $70,000 […more…]

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