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The Future Of Downtown

It’s no secret that downtown has a skyline-sized problem brought on by the pandemic. But a historic slate of development is underway that may revitalize the city’s core to its Super Bowl–era glory. Here, a tour of what’s working, what’s not, and what remains to be seen.
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Monon 30 Breathes Life Into Urban Blight

Ten local companies pooled their resources to purchase 50 acres of abandoned Indianapolis property with big plans to revitalize the area.
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Inside The Stutz Controversy

Everyone loves the Stutz Building redevelopment except the departing artists.
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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The Retaking Of Richmond Hill

It was an “everybody remembers where they were” moment. The devastating explosion in a quiet suburb shattered lives. Ten years on, we revisit the tragedy and the people who rose to the occasion in unprecedented ways.

Charles Harrison Of Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition On Indy’s Gun Violence Epidemic

The Rev. Dr. Charles Harrison of Barnes United Methodist Church is one of the founders of Indianapolis Ten Point Coalition, which dates back to the late 1990s as a community group that patrols the streets of high-crime neighborhoods in an attempt to defuse and de-escalate violent crime. As those crime rates creep back toward levels […]

A Conversation With Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears

Mears reflects on the city’s homicide problem, decriminalizing marijuana, and the death penalty.

Ask Me Anything: Randal Taylor IMPD Chief

The city’s top cop reflects on recent police shootings, protests, and how his career prepared him for the current crisis.

Red Ball Retreads Old Ground In Burger Chef Case

Red Ball offers little more than a red herring.
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Michael McRobbie Is Leaving Bloomington With No Regrets

While much of the IU president's tenure was spent in the shadow of Purdue’s headline-making Mitch Daniels, McRobbie has scored just as well on the leadership test.
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How Christel House Is Keeping Its Founder’s Vision Alive

Christel DeHaan built her schools like businesses so they could thrive as nonprofits, helping them survive an inevitable hardship: her recent death.
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Is IPS Doing Enough To Protect Kids’ Privacy During Remote Learning?

The apps students are required to use are frequently lacking in transparency, or worse.
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How IPS Plans to Bridge the Digital Divide

This school year, IPS estimates it will spend $12 million to provide every student with a device.
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Indy Pride And Prejudice

On June 11, Indy Pride returns with its first in-person festival in two years. But a controversy involving the group and IMPD highlights how much the world has changed since 2019.

Photos Of Indy’s Spookiest Houses

As we enter Halloweekend, we’re spotlighting houses across Indianapolis that are ready for goblins and ghouls to knock on their doors ... if they dare.

Photos From The Indiana State Fair

Photographer Ted Somerville spent several days at the Indiana State Fair capturing a glimpse of what is possibly the best people-watching opportunity of the year.

The Benjamin Harrison Home’s Big Agenda

Changes that draw on the past and look toward the future are underway this year at the Old Northside home of Benjamin Harrison, the Hoosier state’s sole U.S. president.

Photos From The Indy Juneteenth Celebration

We were on location to capture the moments from the fifth annual Indy Juneteenth Celebration.
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I’ll Do It Tomorrow

I have a long to-do list, and getting started on it is probably on there.
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The Elephant In The Room

Our political incumbents are about as legitimate as my claim to be a Republican.
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Tipping Point

It's canoeing season in Indiana, but not for Philip Gulley.
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The Royal Treatment

Despite Phil Gulley's contempt for royalty, he thinks the governor should be overthrown by a queen, preferably a Black one.
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What Comes Next For Mitch Daniels?

This month, former Gov. Mitch Daniels begins his last semester as Purdue’s president, stepping down in December after a decade at the school. But he likely won’t be riding off into the sunset anytime soon.

Q&A With State Senate Candidate Andrea Hunley

The future looks bright for political newcomer Andrea Hunley.

Q&A With Zionsville Mayor Emily Styron

We talked with Mayor Styron about public opinion of her rant, double standards for female politicians, and Democrats’ “wokeness problem.”

Rep. André Carson Talks Congressional Hearing On UFOs

The Indiana congressman has had an interest in UFOs since his adolescence and a concern about potential security risks they pose today.

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.