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Why Indiana’s GOP Can’t Be Trumped

If the Trump-era Republican Party experienced a public, messy identity crisis, somebody forgot to tell its Indiana chapter. Like it or not, they’re remarkably unified—and set up to continue an unprecedented electoral winning streak.

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Meet Me In The Middle

Even in a small town like Danville, there’s room for civility between the two Americas.

Phil Gulley appreciates the power of spring smells like Dairy Queen ice cream, fresh cut grass
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Scents And Sensibility

I once underappreciated the emotional power of smell, but I’ve come to my senses.

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Indianapolis Monthly Earns Seven 2022 CRMA Award Nominations

Indianapolis Monthly received seven finalist nominations in the City and Regional Magazine Association’s annual national awards competition.

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Photos From The Return Of Indy’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

All eyes were on a variety of performances from school bands, bagpipe corps, first responders, floats, local figures in vintage cars, and area clubs. Afterward, some people from the crowd visited the green-dye-colored canal.

Children's Museum CEO Jennifer Pace Robinson in from of the t. rex at the dinosphere
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Q&A: Children’s Museum CEO Jennifer Pace Robinson

This month, The Children’s Museum’s new chief executive debuts a massive renovation of the institution’s Dinosphere exhibit.

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Head In The Cloud

Phil Gulley’s laziness and distractibility? There should be an app for that.

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Q&A With Hotelier Robin Staten

This summer, Robin Staten will open Tiny Urban Escapes, a hotel made from shipping containers in Haughville.

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Next Stop: The Purple Line

Construction on the Purple Line, Indy’s second bus rapid transit route, is scheduled to begin this month.

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Photos From Indy’s Snowy Weekend

As road conditions improve, it has us wondering: Will there be another snow day this season?

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Jim Irsay Is On The Road Again

Irsay’s massive and still-growing collection went on a nine-city, two-continent touring exhibition looking for a “public-private partnership” in establishing a home for his items.

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Q&A With Indy Chamber Deputy Director Susanna Taft

The city’s go-to person for keeping businesses afloat during the pandemic.

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Shooting The Breeze In The Screenhouse

The timing to build his screenhouse could have been better, but for Phil Gulley there are few problems a good screenhouse can’t solve.

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The Pacers’ “Happy” Daze

The Indiana Pacers are nearly halfway through what will again be a playoff-less campaign.

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Hoosier Bright Spots

As bad as 2021 was, a few Hoosiers renewed Phil Gulley’s faith in humanity.