Ethel Winslow’s Story Archive

IndyFringe Celebrates Lucky 13 Aug. 17-27

For 11 days, Mass Ave. will be a glorious creative carnival of theatre, dance, music, comedy, street performers, magic, and a hint of chaos at IndyFringe. This, their 13th year, follows on the heels of a wildly successful 2016 Fringe. So what is a Fringe Festival? The first Fring popped … Read More

Pilot Crisis Team Program Launched on East Side

On July 31, Mayor Joe Hogsett, IMPD Chief of Police Bryan Roach, IEMS Chief Dr. Charles Miramonte, officials from Eskenazi Hospital, and others celebrated the launch of the City’s pilot Mobile Crisis Assistance Team (MCAT) in front of East District headquarters. The program marks the start of an innovative approach … Read More

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