Healthy Summer in Tarkington Park

June 10, 2021 0

Kick-off the Healthy Summer in Tarkington Park series with the Juneteenth Freedom Celebration, June 19 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Tarkington Park, 40 W. 40th Street. RSVP online. This free Great Places Bicentennial […more…]

Community Gardeners Dig Midtown

April 23, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Midtown’s community gardeners enjoy working with plants in the commons. But they share more than seeds, plants, chores, and harvests—they share a vision of connection. Rocky Ripple’s Burkhart Community Garden has […more…]

Fire Destroys Butler-Tarkington Building

April 13, 2020 0

Four businesses at the 40th and Boulevard Place commercial node were evicted by a Sunday, April 12, fire that destroyed the single story building at 3965 Boulevard Place in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood. According to the […more…]

Nonprofits Add Affordable Housing Options

October 12, 2019 0

Midtown embraces housing built specifically for low-income households as part of an equitable development strategy to sustain mixed-income neighborhoods. From its Midtown headquarters on Washington Boulevard, the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership (INHP) helps increase affordable […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…]

Plant Trees and Spread Happiness

March 20, 2019 0

Citizens Energy Group, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, and the Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) have formed a long-term partnership to plant 10,000 trees across the city as a way to create greener neighborhoods and reduce […more…]

Midtown’s Opportunity Zone

April 26, 2018 0

On April 19, Governor Eric Holcomb nominated 156 census tracts in the state to the U.S. Department of Treasury for designation as Federal Opportunity Zones. “This new program provides one more tool to attract investment […more…]

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