Complete Streets Fight Cancer

February 1, 2019 0

February is National Cancer Prevention month by Caleb Levell To prevent cancer, the best medicine is often as simple as reducing cancer risk by modifying daily lifestyle behaviors. In Indiana, death rates from all cancers […more…]

Grants Support Two Midtown Nonprofits

January 15, 2019 0

Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnerships (INHP) has announced ten recipients for a total of $900,000 in grants to help create or preserve affordable, sustainable housing opportunities. Two recipients work in Midtown: Near North Development Corporation (NNDC) […more…]

Midtown’s Architectural Gems

January 10, 2019 0

Three Midtown structures are included in a new statewide database of architecturally significant buildings. The Indiana Architectural Foundation’s list of 50 includes Hinkle Fieldhouse, Newfields/IMA and the former St. Vincent Hospital that has been retrofitted […more…]

Monon Bridge Repair Requires Detours

January 7, 2019 0

The Monon Trail bridge over Kessler Boulevard is undergoing repair that will necessitate closing a portion of the popular greenway from 61st Street south to Northview Avenue until January 15.  IndyParks reports that more than […more…]

Creative Cafe is Coming

January 2, 2019 0

A co-working and event/performance space proposal for the Kheprw Institute, 3549 Boulevard Place, is moving forward thanks to a successful $30,000 crowdfunding effort. Dubbed the Creative Cafe, the space will host performances by local artists […more…]

Newfields Receives Lilly Grant

December 20, 2018 0

In December 2018 Lilly Endowment announced the winners of its competitive grant program, Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation. While several projects are citywide in scope and therefore could include Midtown locations, one of […more…]

Create Indy Funds Midtown Artists

November 30, 2018 1

Two artists with Midtown connections received funding from the Create Indy Fund, an effort by the City to advance local cultural industries. Musician and digital artist Diop Adisa, who is affiliated with the Kheprw Institute,  […more…]

White River Vision Plan Update

November 27, 2018 0

The White River Vision Plan process is flowing along and the Phase One report is now available for review and comment. It provides an in-depth study of the river corridor’s history, industry, river access, hydrology, […more…]

Mitigating A Case of the Vapors

November 7, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The U.S. Environmental Projection Agency (EPA) has completed an interim cleanup plan for part of a Superfund site located within Midtown’s Fall Creek watershed. “This project is what we refer to […more…]

Hoosier Workforce Shrinks As Baby Boomers Retire

October 22, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Looming in the background of efforts to improve workforce quality is the demographic reality of diminished workforce quantity. Matt Kinghorn, senior demographic analyst for the Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) at […more…]

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