New Leaders for Midtown Nonprofits

May 6, 2021 0

Veteran fund development officer, volunteer coordinator and youth development professional LaNisha Clark has been named the new executive director of Freewheelin’ Community Bikes. The Mapleton-Fall Creek neighborhood-based nonprofit supports hundreds of Indianapolis area youths with […more…]

Homeowners Concerned About New 5G Towers

September 26, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Many Midtown residents have recently received notification of multiple requests for a variance of development standards to install wireless cell structures near their homes. During Mayor Joe Hogsett’s Sept. 22 virtual […more…]

Broad Ripple High School

August 17, 2018 0

by Thomas P. Healy Last year’s vote by the Indianapolis Public Schools Board of Commissioners to accept the IPS administration’s recommendation to “reinvent” the number and location of its high schools resulted in the shuttering […more…]

(Almost) For Sale

October 27, 2017 0

by Thomas P. Healy Two historic Midtown schools were affected by the City of Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners’ September 18 vote to “reinvent” Indianapolis public high schools. [PDF] Beginning with the 2018–19 school year, […more…]

Broad Ripple High School Facing Closure

August 17, 2017 0

by Jim Grim The Indianapolis Board of School Commissioners is scheduled to vote September 18 on a plan to move Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) to an “all-choice model” for the district’s high schools. The school […more…]

A Tale of Two Stations

April 26, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Faced with the closure of Fire Station 16 at 5555 N. Illinois, Butler-Tarkington neighborhood tempers are running hot. Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Chief Ernest Malone attempted to put out the fire at […more…]

Civil Rights and Uncivil Wrongs

March 3, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming marriage equality seemed like a cause for celebration. Singing, dancing and awards-giving ensued among the newly validated and their many allies. Then, in short order, […more…]