If you're part of the millennial demographic, you'll definitely want to read this. Especially if you live in Chicago, because that means you're a millennial living in the fourth-best city in the United States for millennials.
In most cities, what's happening in the private sector alone won't be enough to get the job done, and civic and philanthropic investment is needed to jump-start the process of becoming vital again.
For all the car culture that surrounds Indianapolis when it's time for the Indy 500 or the Brickyard 400, you might be surprised that one of best ways to explore this midwestern city is on foot.
I have always relied on the kindness of strangeness, so 24 hours of shrimp cocktail, beer and whiskey in Indianapolis required a stumble to the dark side, with some nice folks along the way. As a city on the competitive eating circuit, Indy has often confounded me.
The call was answered. Last month 52 cities self-organized to compete in a nation-wide competition designed to address one of our nation's great challenges. I am honored today to announce the finalists of the US2020 STEM Mentoring City Competition.
This Sunday, Manning returns to Lucas Oil, the Death Star, for the first time since he put on a Broncos uniform. Manning will play the Colts and have something to prove.
Americans are packing up and heading out of town over the long weekend that traditionally marks the end of summer. The top 10 most searched Labor Day destinations are...
It's a well-known fact that when the Indianapolis convention center was built and later greatly expanded, the eye on the main prize was, not surprisingly, the Republican National Convention.
(photo: Paul Specht/Boston Children's Museum) While plenty of adult museums offer specific exhibits with kid appeal, there is a whole genre of museum...
And Scatter's tangential message? Just as profound: In the words of Carl Sagan (a quote I have used before and will use again and again) we are such "...an interesting species. An interesting mix. (We) are capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares."
Travelers, if you're in these cities and need some suds, consider these well-brewed destinations for a flavorful pint of repose.
I don't believe Speedy used the quaint phrase "queer the deal" innocently, any more than he was "stunned." Perhaps he could look up "stunned" in his Funk and Wagnalls.
In his later years, you could find Dan Kiley with his wild hair and pants hiked up to his waist always brimming with opinions and ideas - or as the ce...
Once considered one of the most conservative cities in the country, and known largely for its industrial manufacturing history, Indianapolis may seem like an unlikely leader in the movement to create more vibrant, healthy, equitable communities.
While this year's best-picture winner may in fact have played at TIFF 2012, there was no huge critical groundswell around a realistic contender, the way there was last year.
For art and artists, for community and country, for the affirmation of "public" in "public art," we can't have a better model of decision-making and decision-taking than the latest drama in Indianapolis.