Ethel Winslow’s Story Archive

Youth Summer Jobs Program Fosters Work Skills and Leadership

INDIANAPOLIS — On Monday, Mayor Joe Hogsett joined Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s (KIB) Youth Tree Team for a work day in the Martindale Brightwood neighborhood. Work will include watering and maintaining trees, and counting pollinators to kick-off KIB’s week-long Pollinator Count effort. Throughout the summer, the Youth Tree Team works to … Read More

Big Fish: The Musical at Footlite

Fans of the 2003 Tim Burton film Big Fish may be surprised to find out that it has been made into a musical. In 2013, Big Fish debuted on Broadway, where it opened in September and closed at the end of December after receiving mixed reviews from critics. Nevertheless, the … Read More

NEAR Moves Forward in New Space

The  Near East Area Renewal (NEAR) organization has been around since 2003, starting life as Indy-east Asset Development, then changing its name to NEAR. The organization’s focus has always been on improving the near-eastside of Indianapolis by investing in its people and often untapped creative energies. NEAR has also committed … Read More

87th Annual Marion County Fair June 16-25

A waterskiing squirrel, athletic dogs and racing pigs are among entertainment in store for visitors to the 87th annual Marion County Fair, Fri., June 16 through Sun., June 25 at the Marion County Fairgrounds, 7300 East Troy Avenue (located just east of the I-465 & Southeastern Avenue interchange). Throughout the … Read More

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