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Escape Winter: Garfield Park Conservatory

Escape Winter: Garfield Park Conservatory

I am a winter person. As most people groan and whine about below-freezing temperatures and snow, I keep my mouth shut and silently gloat about how much of a winter person I am. Love bundling up? Check! Unbothered by eternally grey skies? Check! Happy to jump outside at the merest hint of a snowflake? Check! But even I have my …

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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 …

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Downtown Indianapolis Street Art Walk

Downtown Indianapolis Street Art Walk

I’d been waiting patiently for a break in the foot traffic for several minutes before the good-natured heckling from the group of men a few doors down reached its peak. “What are you doing standing around here?” “Do you need some help crossing the street?” “Girl, that wall hasn’t changed for a while.”Sensing a lull in the crowd, I ignoring …