Arsenal Park Upgrade Continues

April 7, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Because public works construction is considered an essential activity, work continues on the Arsenal Park splash pad upgrade that was approved by the Metropolitan Development Commission (MDC) in January. Missing from […more…]

Indy Parks Closes Bark Parks

March 25, 2020 0

Indy Parks announced the closure of the popular Broad Ripple Park Bark Park, along with three other locations, effective April 18. The protective measure will last until further notice. “This is a challenging time for […more…]

Arsenal Park Upgrades

January 8, 2020 0

Indy Parks is prepared to invest some of its limited capital budget in Arsenal Park, 1400 E. 46th St. Plans call for replacing a dated splash pad and adding amenities like shade structures, benches, and […more…]

Tarkington Park Café Opens

June 25, 2019 0

Three years after completion of the café building as part of Phase I improvements to Tarkington Park, Broad Ripple Ice Cream Station has assumed management of the space for the year. BRICS co-owner Kirstie Hayward […more…]

Embracing a Treasure: White River

July 10, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy The White River watershed is Central Indiana’s defining geographic feature. Since the founding of Indianapolis, the river has gracefully served as a source of drinking water, recreation, wildlife habitat, and greenspace. […more…]

Big Plans Ahead for Two Midtown Parks

February 27, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Expect 2018 to be a transitional year for two of Midtown’s most popular public spaces: Tarkington Park, 45 West 40th St., and Broad Ripple Park, 1550 Broad Ripple Ave. TARKINGTON PARK […more…]

Task Force Making Strides on Riverwalk

February 13, 2018 0

By Thomas P. Healy In January 2017, a small working group of Broad Ripple community members began reanimating the conversation about a long-desired project to strengthen the connection between Broad Ripple Park and the Monon […more…]