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…]

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…]

Bridges and Sidewalks and Roads, Oh My!

March 21, 2020 0

UPDATED by Thomas P. Healy It’s springtime, and the community’s attention turns to…infrastructure! Since asphalt plants opened in March, the City of Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) street maintenance team has switched from using […more…]

ALKHEMY in a Great Place

February 24, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Surveying the diverse crowd that packed Maple Crossing’s Concord building at 38th and Illinois streets on a cold February night, Kheprw Institute’s Imhotep Adisa smiled as he took the microphone. “When […more…]

Walkable Urban Places

February 8, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy Walkable urban places around the country are emerging as a highly desirable alternative to suburban sprawl, according to nationally recognized “smart growth” advocate Christopher Leinberger. For three decades, he has been […more…]

Two Historic Schools at Risk of Relocation

January 5, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy A recommendation from a task force hastily convened by the Indiana General Assembly could result in closing both the Indiana School for the Deaf (ISD) and the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually […more…]

2019: An Electric Year for IndyGo

January 5, 2020 0

by Thomas P. Healy The year 2019 marked the beginning of the most significant investment in public transportation in the city’s history. With the launch of the Red Line bus rapid transit (BRT) service, improved […more…]

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