Ethel Winslow’s Story Archive

Store Closures, Lack of Access Drive Food Insecurity on East Side

The closure of many east side Marsh supermarkets in the past several months has made the “food desert” even worse say many residents. As the grocer goes into Chapter 11 bankruptcy and hopes to be bought by another company, the odds of all the Marsh stores closing are getting worse. … Read More

City Re-Launches Indianapolis Violence Reduction Partnership

Local, state, and federal law enforcement officials announced a re-launch of the Indianapolis Violence Reduction Partnersship (IVRP) on May 15. The partnership, beginning with the first meetings with the Executive Law Enforcement group in IVRP, will be focused on creating new initiatives to combat crime on city streets. Mayor Joe … Read More

Dial “M” for Murder at the IRT

The final production for the Indiana Repertory Theatre in the 2016-17 season is the suspense play Dial “M” for Murder by Federick Knott. The film adaptation in 1954 by Alfred Hitchcock may be familiar to audiences, and the IRT’s staging of the play reflects some of the film version. However, … Read More

Miranda at the IRT

The complexities of the Middle East are a metaphor for the internal emotional and spiritual conflicts of the title character in Miranda, the latest Indiana Repertory Theatre production. Playright-in-Residence James Still has crafted an intriguing play that at its heart is about the secrets we keep from ourselves, as well … Read More

East Side will be Wearin’ the Green March 17

Indianapolis knows how to do St. Patrick’s Day up properly. This year, St. Paddy’s Day falls on a Friday, and we can expect much revelry and rousing tunes and green beer to flow. It doesn’t hurt that the east side has the oldest Irish pub in Indiana (McGinley’s Golden Ace), … Read More