Delphi, Indiana: the Monon High Bridge

Abandoned bridge Delphi, Indiana

As I peered through the gap left by a rotten railroad tie, the lazy waters of Deer Creek swirled and eddied some 60 feet below. While heights don’t usually bother me, there’s something about rotting wood and a nearly-collapsed foundation that makes every step a little shaky. Such is the Monon High Bridge. Why do you care about the Monon …


Fountain Square street art tour


Some people may be hesitant to say it, but I’m not afraid to admit it: I’m a location snob. It’s true: I have some very specific preferences for the ‘hoods where I spend most of my time because let’s be honest, sometimes downtowns can seem a bit passe with all of its deference to commerce and mainstream tourism. The suburbs… …


Exploring NYC in Indianapolis ruins

Exploring NYC in Indianapolis ruins

Holliday Park (and no, that’s not a misspelling, it’s someone’s name) is a quiet piece of public space just off of northern Meridian’s palatial houses. Given to the city of Indianapolis on Indiana’s centennial in 1916, Holliday Park is a lovely space with plenty of green trails, an arboretum, and a sense that you’ve somehow managed to escape the city …