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A Message from the Mayor of Carmel

Named #1 in “America’s Best Places to Live” by Money magazine, Carmel is a vibrant city – a place people are excited to call home and establish their businesses. Its safe and attractive neighborhoods, quality schools, unique retail areas, as well as arts and cultural opportunities make Carmel one of the fastest growing communities in the nation.

James Brainard Mayor of Carmel

There is so much to explore in our growing community. Carmel offers terrific entertainment and shopping opportunities for residents and visitors alike. One of our assets is our friendly welcoming citizens. We are proud of our city’s positive progress and excited about the national attention we have received as a result. If you want to learn more about what Carmel has to offer, please take a few minutes to read through Carmel City Magazine. Very truly yours,

Jim Brainard Mayor


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17 Urban Living In Carmel: Sophia Square 33 What’s New In Dining 48 Holiday Gift Guide 59 Holiday Decorating In Kid Style 77 One Of A Kind: Beauchamps Antiques 89 Eye Design 97 Chill Out & Stay Fit 103 Deer In The Headlights


Art & Antiques 76 Calendar of Events 73 Cultural Offerings 84 Dine, Wine & Food 28 Fitness & Recreation 94 Health & Beauty 86 Home & Garden 54 Lodging/ Hotel Hotspots 110 Main Attractions 106 Maps 62 Meeting, Convention & Wedding Services 108 Parks 98 Pet Care 53 Professional Services 100 Real Estate Services 22 Seasonal Events & Festivals 93 Shopping 44



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Our feature this month on Carmel’s number one status in CNN Money’s “America’s Best Places to Live” prompted some memories of how it used to be. We moved here in 1974 with one infant and a hyperactive dog, so felt good schools and a fenced yard were priorities. We got the first part anyway, and since there was so much country in Carmel, the dog just roamed. Living way out off 116th Street close to the White River meant that trips to the grocery involved logistics and planning. With one Marsh and one O’Malia’s, choices might have been easy but getting there took time. Main Street wasn’t exactly buzzing either, unless you counted the hedge trimmers you could buy at White’s Ace Hardware. Along with a barber shop and a small theater, that was pretty much all she wrote. Corn fields stretched forever and hitting a night spot meant heading south to Indianapolis. Carmel was at the end of the road on the way out of town. Fast forward to now and the differences are hard to comprehend. For a profile of our new, improved city, read “We’re Number One.” There’s more to come in upcoming issues with parts two, three and four on “Living in Carmel.” This topic was too big to cover in only one article. As you prepare for the upcoming months, don’t miss “Holiday Decorating in Kid Style” for clever tips to get the younger set involved. After they’ve decked the halls, treat the entire family to a visit at one of the restaurants featured in “What’s New in Dining.” We loved sampling the dishes and who cares about calories? A nice segue to “Chill Out and Stay Fit,” with advice on how to exercise despite the cold. Enjoy this last edition of 2012. All of us at Carmel City Magazine wish you a wonderful holiday season! Editor-In-Chief Jackie Holloway


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F i rst i n a Fo u r Pa rt S e r i e s By Jac k i e H o l lo way

The news

flew over computers, cell phones and televison. In CNN Money Magazine’s September issue, Carmel had been named the #1 best place to live in America for 2012 with a population between 50,000 – 300,000. To quote the article, “…this formerly sleepy burb – which clocked in at No. 14 on our list two years ago – has transformed itself into the ideal place to work and play.” According to the Carmel Chamber of Commerce, “Money Magazine staff members knew we were developing a vibrant walkable community because of earlier visits, but it was the completion of many projects, the growth of urban areas, the thriving business community and the liveliness of the Arts & Design District and City Center that helped move us into number one.”

The magic of Seward Johnson is on display throughout downtown Carmel, with 14 figures from his “Man On the Street” series creating the largest outdoor walking exhibit of his sculptures in the country. Internationally recognized for his painted trompe l’oeil bronzes, Johnson delights in featuring everyday people engaged in activities that “draw attention to the simple pleasures, to show how much fun life is.” Pictured here is “First Ride.” 12

carmel arts & design district gives visitors and residents an opportunity to stroll through a dynamic downtown that includes interior designers, showrooms, art galleries, specialty shops and restaurants and bars with both indoor and outdoor seating.


coxhall gardens is one of 15 parks scattered throughout Carmel which offer a variety of outdoor activities as well as those found indoors at the spectacular Monon Community Center, a state-of-the-art facility nestled on 161 acres.

“…this formerly sleepy burb – which clocked in at No. 14 on our list two years ago – has transformed itself into the ideal place to work and play.” –CNN Money Magazine

How CNN Money picked Carmel as its

top city was the result of hard data and reporting. They started with 744 U.S. towns whose population fell within the targeted range and cut them down to 401 based on the following criteria: delete places whose median family income was more than 200% or less than 85% of the state average, as well as those with more than 95% of one race, and those with poor education and crime scores. To reach a total of 360 candidates, retirement communities and towns with major job losses were eliminated, while the remainder were picked based on job growth, home affordability, school quality, health care, arts and leisure, safety and “several ease-of-living” measures. 100 towns were then chosen after economic factors plus jobs, housing and happiness were evaluated. Each one of these 100 towns was visited and residents interviewed “to assess traffic, parks and gathering places, and consider intangibles like community spirit.” The winner was selected from a final pool of 29.


Carmel Best Place To Live In America Statistics courtesy of 2010 Census demographic profile and CNN Money Magazine.

Financial Median family income (per year) State sales tax State income tax rate (highest bracket) State income tax rate (lowest bracket) Job growth % (2000-2011)

The Main Street Galleries in the District feature 11 studios that exhibit a wide range of styles from local, regional, national and international artists. A Gallery Walk provides sophisticated viewing the second Saturday of every month from 5 – 10 p.m. the center for the performing arts is a haven for local theater, dance and music organizations, and plays host to the globe’s most gifted performers on three of the world’s finest stages: The Palladium, a 1600 seat concert hall, The Tarkington, a 500 seat multi-purpose theater, and The Studio Theater, a 200 seat venue ideal for intimate productions.

who calls Carmel home! In this issue as well as the following three, we’ll explore four different living environments that help make our city so appealing to residents. Each comes with its own features and benefits and all offer a range of lifestyle choices unique to our community. We’ll start with one of the newest developments, the spectacular multi-use Sophia Square in downtown Carmel. From there we’ll examine planned communities such as The Village of West Clay, followed by profiles of diverse single-family neighborhoods, and finally complete the tour in a revitalized Old Town Carmel.

3.40% 26.44%

Housing Median home price $268,750 Average property taxes (2010) $2,203 Education Colleges, universities and professional schools (within 30 miles) 12 Test scores reading 35.4% (% above state average) Test scores math 33.4% (% above state average) % students attending public/private schools (located within town limits) 93.8/6.2 Quality of life Personal crime incidents (per 1,000) Property crime incidents (per 1,000) % population walk or bike to work Leisure and culture Movie theaters (within 15 miles) Restaurants (within 15 miles) Bars (within 15 miles) Public golf courses (within 30 miles) Libraries (within 15 miles) Museums (accredited by AAM; within 30 miles) Meet the neighbors Median age Completed at least some college (% of residents) Married % Divorced %

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Carmel city center is the exciting new downtown and landmark destination on the Monon Greenway. Home to the Center For The Performing Arts and the Carmel Farmers Market, Carmel City Center entices visitors with its vibrant shops, dining and entertainment. Future plans include additional residential and commercial spaces, as Carmel City Center continues to evolve into the place to be for living, working, playing, dining and shopping.

indiana design center welcomes both professionals and visitors with its shops, designers, artists and endless resources for residential and commercial interiors. The public is invited to visit all first floor showrooms, with many providing in-house design services. The second floor to-the-trade shops are also open to clients with their own designer, or check online for a list of professionals who have access to the trade showrooms.


Part One:

Urban Living in Carmel Sophia Square i n t e rv i e w b y J a c k i e H o l l o way


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Welcome to Sophia Square!

Located at the corner of Main Street and the Monon Greenway, this stunning multi-use facility blends shopping, dining, a state-of-the-art workout facility and a luxury spa with a collection of premium apartments. It’s like a slice of New York has arrived to add a little razzamatazz to Main Street. We visited this summer and sat down for a conversation with Alison Melton, Real Estate Services, to find out how it all came to be. The name “Sophia Square” sounds very cosmopolitan. What was its genesis? Sophia means wisdom in Latin and is also the name of Ersal Ozdemir’s daughter. Ersal is the developer of Sophia Square. Because of its personal relevance and origin, the name seemed like a perfect fit for this European style development.

What was the inspiration behind its construction? Keystone wanted to create a well-designed structure that would improve the overall quality of living for its tenants while contributing to the surrounding area. The central location,


Residents are diverse in nature and range from those in small size families to high end executives, middle aged professionals and empty nesters looking for simplicity. The community provides an appealing lifestyle to anyone seeking a location where you can be active and enjoy dining, shopping and a wonderful night life within a city block.

green features and first floor retail shops were all important factors in the planning phase. The fun and entertaining features found throughout the building were also key components to give tenants the chance to enhance their leisure time and social interactions by eliminating the need to travel and/or pay for such amenities. How many apartments are available in Sophia Square? How successful have rentals been and what are the demographics of its residents? There are a total of 202 apartments in Sophia Square which are currently 97% leased. Four of these are three bedroom/three bath units, while the rest are two bedroom/two bath or one bedroom/one bath units. All are named after European locales in keeping with its architecture. 18

Describe some of the amenities that Sophia Square offers its residents. Sophia Square takes pride in its exciting menu of amenities. The expansive Mezzanine level Playdeck was designed to inspire and complement every taste, from the artistic and adventurous to the business executive, amateur chef and movie buff. Some of our features include:

• Teaching kitchen

• Lounge with seating

• Business center and conference room • Wii gaming space • 3-D cinema

• Billiards salon with card tables

• Heated saltwater swimming pool with spacious party deck and outdoor grills • 24 hour fitness club - membership available

• Wireless capabilities in all amenity areas

• Virtual golf

• Electric car charger in underground garage • Wine cellar

Additional parking for the downtown area is a real boon for visitors. How many cars does the underground garage accommodate? There are over 400 parking spaces located in the two-story garage directly beneath Sophia Square. Word about its existence has reached more and more Carmel residents as evidenced by its increased usage. How has proximity to the Monon Greenway benefitted Sophia Square? The Monon Greenway has been fantastic for residents who enjoy walking, running, biking and skating on a designated safe path. Since we are a community with many pet owners, they love the convenience of a pet-friendly trail right outside their door.

“The atmosphere is casually luxurious with interesting people and a great staff who hosts fun events for things like Colts games and seasonal celebrations. And everything is within walking distance.” –Diane R., Sophia Square Resident


Sophia Square is a LEED community. Tell us what that means and why it’s important. LEED is an acronym for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Homes and buildings are certified as LEED based on a rating system that encompasses a broad spectrum of criteria. Everything is considered from the location and size of the building to materials and the process used to install them. The result is a building that is very livable, healthy, sustainable and has less impact on the environment.

Sophia Square was designed to easily adopt smart, responsible green living practices through convenient transit options, sophisticated environmental controls and helpful conservation features. This eco-friendly approach is also apparent in the sustainable details found throughout the building, such as the green roof system comprised of ten individual roofs on the second floor, and Carmel’s first electric car charging station found in the underground garage.


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Prime Downtown Carmel Retail or Office Space For Lease • New construction • Wired for internet and phones • High drive by traffic count • Walk to downtown restaurants and shopping • Plenty of parking • New apartments one block away • 1,600 sq ft • Thousands of drive by traffic daily • High open ceiling • Large front windows

• Reserved parking • Perfect for art gallery or specialty shop or office where street level visibility is a plus For additional information and private showing, contact Steve Holloway 317.696.0674

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Providence At Old Meridian Rose Walk on Main Sophia Square The Residences at Carmel City Center The Village on Spring Mill

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5859 Sandalwood Drive - $193,900 This stylish Carmel home in desirable Plum Creek Farms will impress! Exciting design features family room with soaring ceilings, gas fireplace and natural light galore! Kitchen has new flooring and countertops, upgraded cabinetry, kitchen island and huge walk-in pantry! Loft upstairs could easily be 4th bedroom. Impressive master suite with garden tub, separate shower, double vanities and walk-in closet. Oversize garage with storage. Contact: Stephanie Holloway Kirk Phone number: (317)418-0012 Email: website:

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Love Living in the Village of WestClay Large estate home on cul-de-sac with rare walk-out basement. This home offers a laundry area on the main level as well as the upper floor. Open floor plan, large kitchen with granite, prep sink, 2 dishwashers, gas cook-top & more. Great lower level with plenty of entertain-ment options, wet bar & stairs to garage. 12503 Bellingrath St. in Carmel, IN 46032. Offered at $784,500. Contact: Joe Kempler / Jennil Salazar Phone: (317)523-6405 / (317)610-6252 Email: website: LISTING NUMBER: 21193679

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106th Street Grill

Mudbugs Cajun Cafe (See ad p. 42)

A2Z Café (See ad p. 40) Albatross Grille at Prairie View Golf Club Big Mike’s Café Americana (See ad p. 41) Blu Moon Cafe Bub’s Bugers Carmel Burgers (See ad p. 41) Chappie’s Detour An American Grille (See ad p. 41) Divvy (See ad p. 67) Eggshell Bistro Granite City Food & Brewery Grille 39 Restaurant (See ad p. 43) Kincaid’s Fish, Steak & Chop House

coffee, Tea & sweets Auntie Em’s Frozen Custard & Cupcakes Blu Moon Cafe Chappie’s Eggshell Bistro Holy Cow Cupcakes Hubbard & Cravens Coffee & Tea Rascia’s Creative Cakes (See ad p. 42) Simply Sweet Shoppe (See ad p. 47) TeaBuds Brewing Co.

Kona Grill


Matt the Miller’s Tavern (See ad p. 31)

Café St. Tropez Divvy (See ad p. 67)

MCL Cafeteria


Michael’s Family Restaurant (See ad p. 42) Mo’s - A Place For Steaks Mudsocks Grill

delicatessen Great Harvest Bread Company

Nipper’s Grill & Tap

Harvest Fresh Market & Delicatessen (See ad p. 45)

PJ O’Keefe’s Ale House

Honeybaked Ham

Soho Café & Gallery

McAlister’s Deli

Sunrise Cafe

Shapiro’s Deli

Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Pizza (See ad p. 32)

Vine & Table Gourmet Market

When Eddie Met Salad Which Wich Woody’s Library Restaurant (See ad p. 40) Zacky’s Hot Dogs & More (See ad p. 43)

La Hacienda Sonata Cafe Bar & Art

asian A Taste of Sensu (See ad p. 40) China Garden Eastern China Kings Garden Mandarin House

Greek Cooking Greek Michael’s Family Restaurant (See ad p. 42)

Indian Amber Restaurant

Italian Donatello’s Italian Restaurant J. Razzo’s Mangia! An Italian Restaurant

Mark Pi Ming’s Wok Miyagi’s Sansui


Mexican Bajio Mexican Grill Cancun Mexican Restaurant The Toros Mexican Restaurant

Pizza Bazbeaux Pizza (See ad p. 41) Bella Pizzeria Greek Tony’s Pizza & Sub Shop Luca Pizza Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers (See ad p. 29) Pizzology Pizzeria & Pub Puccini’s Smiling Teeth Pizza Roselli’s Pizza Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Pizza (See ad p. 32)

Pub fare ThreeD’s Pub & Cafe Dooley O’Tooles Matt the Miller’s Tavern (See ad p. 31) Muldoon’s Nipper’s Grill & Tap Old Town Tavern Stacked Pickle Woody’s Library Restaurant & Bar (See ad p. 40)

Seafood Kincaid’s Fish, Steak & Chop House Kona Grill

Steakhouse Kincaid’s Fish, Steak & Chop House Kona Grill Mo’s - A Place For Steaks ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––

catering A Cut Above Catering Woody’s Library Restaurant (See ad p. 40)

wine & Liquor 21st Amendment Classic Spirits & Liquor Hamilton Beverage Vine & Table Gourmet Market


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does its baking in a custom-built, 1000 degree anthracite coal-burning oven for about four minutes per pizza, just the way they were first made in Napoli. The “Capo” is the number one favorite, shown with a crispy Antipasto Salad. All are available for lunch and dinner, along with a variety of sandwiches, beer and wine. Too good to miss.

Divvy comes to Carmel with a big city atmosphere and enchanting views of the Palladium. It serves contemporary American small plates meant to be shared so that patrons can enjoy a variety of items. “Sip, share and savor” defines dining that becomes its own form of entertainment…. delicious, diverse and meant to indulge. Call 317.706.0000 or visit

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Hubbard & Cravens has expanded from coffee into a large selection of premium beverages, including a fresh juice and smoothie bar and a finely crafted menu of premium wines and craft beers. Local and organic foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in an uptown setting, which makes it a great place to enjoy fine dining or hang out with your favorite cup. Call 317.805.1888 or visit

Rustic Chicken Artisan Baguette Sandwich

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Caprese Strata


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Eggshell Bistro can be described as a warm, European-like café with an eclectic mix of bright colors and vintage industrial surroundings. Its savory menu includes “Caprese Strata,” composed of brioche and ciabatta bread, accompanied by slow-roasted tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and a trilogy of basil varietals. Magnifique! Call 317.660-1616 or visit 36

J. Razzo’s Italian Restaurant offers a truly delicious selection of dishes in a neighborhood atmosphere reminiscent of Salvatore’s, where owner John Perazzo worked for 23 years. Prices are reasonable and the service is friendly and attentive. Best of all are the fresh “old world flavors” in pastas such as their Lasagna, layered with mouth-watering ingredients. A must-visit. Call 317.844.9333 or visit

Fresh Barramundi

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Classic Lasagna

Matt the Miller’s Tavern buzzes with activity, conversation and great platters of food that will satisfy the heartiest appetite. One of their most popular classics is a specialty flatbread called the “Ahi Tuna,” a creamy miso mousse topped with avocado slices, Asian slaw, rare sliced ahi tuna, toasted sesame seeds and wasabi aioli. Yummy! Call 317.805.1860 or visit

Ahi Tuna Flatbread



Donatello’s Italian Restaurant has recently added a full service Coffee Lounge connected by an arch to its dining area. Classic Italian cuisine is prepared by award winning chef Patrick Aasen, the owner/chef at Arturo’s in Indianapolis for more than ten years. Everything is homemade in this romantic destination located in the heart of Carmel’s Art & Design District. Call 317.564-4790 or visit

Roman Chicken Marsala

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Established in 1998, Woodys is an independently owned & unique eatery that occupies Carmel’s historic Andrew Carnegie Library. Woodys serves an assortment of familiar favorites Wednesday thru Saturday & chef specials for lunch & dinner with the choice 11am - 3am of casual dining or a neighborhood pub atmosphere Sunday thru Tuesday to relax & enjoy. 11am - midnight 40 E. Main Street ▪ Located in Carmel’s Arts & Design District ▪ 317.573.4444 Look for this symbol and go to

Dining Options OD = Outdoor Dining CK = Casual with Kids NE = Nightlife & Entertainment BK = Breakfast BR = Brunch L = Lunch D = Dinner LNS = Late Night Service RA = Reservations Accepted C = Catering

Entree Prices - Average price of an entree (lunch, if dinner is not served) $ = Less than $10 $$ = $10-$15 $$$ = $16-$20 $$$$ = $21 or more Credit Cards accepted AE = American Express MC = Master Card V = VISA DV = Discover

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A Taste of Sensu Taste of Sensu is an upscale Asian fusion restaurant that offers a full service sushi bar. Indulge in the exotic and ignite your sense of adventure at Taste of Sensu. Inspire. Indulge. Ignite. Located in Carmel’s Art & Design District next to the Monon Trail in downtown Carmel. $$-$$$, OD, D, RA / AE, MC, V, DV 110 W. Main Street (317)571-0331

A2Z CAFé Family-owned restaurant that is a great spot for a business or casual breakfast or lunch every day of the week. Forty delicious over-stuffed omelets, French toast, pancakes, hot breakfast bowls and more. Generous portions, quality food, friendly atmosphere. Free Wi-Fi. Catering. Private Parties. $$, OD, CK, B, L, D, RA, C/AE, MC, V, DV Hours: Now serving breakfast, brunch and lunch until 2 p.m. seven days a week. 4705 E. 96th Street - 96th Street & Gray Road (317)569-9349

Enjoy our fresh pizza inside our comfortable restaurant – if it’s nice out, you can sit on our deck and sip some beer or wine while watching the trail traffic go by. Can’t stay? Call ahead for pickup or to-your-door delivery. On the Monon at 111 W. Main St. • 848-4488 (Visit our other locations in Broad Ripple and Downtown Indy!)

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BAZBEAUX PIZZA People’s choice – Best Pizza by Indianapolis Monthly every year since 1986. Bazbeaux Pizza is famous for fresh made delectable pizzas. Located in Carmel’s Arts & Design District, where Main Street and the Monon Trail intersect. Our Carmel location features ample indoor seating, a wine bar, and a large trail side patio. Carry out and delivery are available. $$, OD, CK, NE, D, LNS, C (See ad p.above) 111 W. Main Street (317)848-4488

big mike’s CAFé americana All American food in a casual neighborhood setting offering a full breakfast menu and a wide array of sandwiches and pasta for lunch. Dinner menu includes pizza, chicken, pork and shrimp specialties. $-$$$, OD, CK, BK, L, D / MC, V, DV Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 4:30 p.m.-9 p.m.; Closed Sunday 9611 College Avenue (317)571-1000


Hours: Open 7 days a week 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 5790 E. Main Street - On the roundabout at Hazel Dell Parkway (317)848-5060

Detour an American Grille Detour is a family friendly restaurant just steps off the Monon Trail featuring menu items made from scratch. 37 50” flat screen TVs, outdoor patio dining, and live entertainment. Located in Carmel’s Art & Design District immediately near

Hours: Open daily 11a.m. 110 W. Main Street (317)571-0091 Twitter: @detourcarmel Facebook: Detour an American Grille

divvy Divvy is located at Carmel City Center and is a sharing plates restaurant offering a unique dining atmosphere for guests 21 and over. Divvy’s menu features contemporary American small plates focusing on a dining experience to be shared. The concept allows patrons to experience and share a variety of items by ordering multiple plates. Menu items are in the range of $5-$14 and accommodates a variety of dietary needs including vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free as well as traditional entrees. The name ‘divvy’ was chosen because of the phrase ‘divvy it up.’ Our guests enjoy the social atmosphere and the camaraderie of sharing the dining experience with their friends. $-$$, OD, CK, L, D, LNS, RA, C / AE, MC, V, DV (See ad p. 67) 71 W. Circle Center Drive (317)706-0000

GRILLE 39 RESTAURANT Discover an inspired way to dine. Hotel dining has been taken to entirely new heights at Grille 39 Restaurant at the Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel. A 2008 recipient of Marriott International’s Food and Beverage Excellence Award, Chef Phil Kromer brings local cuisine to life with his own interpretation of American favorites. Here, whether relaxing in comfort by the fireplace or socializing with friends at a table, Grille 39 provides an elegant, unique, sophisticated yet casual atmosphere that inspires you to linger. BK, L, D / AE, MC, V, DV (See ad p. 43) 11925 N. Meridian Street (317)814-2550


This locally owned casual spot serves up handpattied 100% Angus beef burgers as well as turkey and bison burgers, veggie burgers, gyros, allbeef kosher dogs, ice cream and more. Everything made to order. Beer is served. Free Wi-Fi. Carryout. Catering available for groups. $, OD, CK, L, D, C / AE, MC, V, DV

gallery shops, the Indiana Design Center and The Center For The Performing Arts with a convenient 400 spot parking garage below. $$, OD, CK, NE, L, D, LNS, C / AE, MC, V, DV

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Michael’s F a m i ly R e s tau r a n t

Home cooking at its best for breakfast and lunch

Carmel’s favorite for eggs benedict, pancakes, omelettes, sandwiches and Greek specialties. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 840 W. Main Street, Carmel, IN 46032 (317)574-1918

Matt the Miller’s Tavern

Rascia’s creative cakes

Matt the Miller’s Tavern is a comfortable restaurant with great food, an extensive beer selection, and an impressive wine and cocktail list. We are the place to bring family and friends for good times. $$-$$$, OD, CK, BR, L, D, RA / AE, MC, V, DV (See ad p. 31)

Rascia’s is your place to find that elegant wedding cake, extraordinary groom’s cake, mouth-watering birthday cake, gingerbread houses, cookies and so much more. Rascia is locally recognized as one of the best cake designers in Carmel. Her cakes are works of art in sugar; as good tasting as they are looking. Rascia custom designs your cake according to your dreams. Each cake is individually baked and decorated using fresh ingredients to create the perfect cake for a perfect event. (See ad above)

11 W. City Center Drive (614)760.0432 Twitter: @MTMTavern

MELLOW MUSHROOM The most unique pizza restaurant in town. Spring water dough makes for mouth watering pizza, calzones and pretzels. Gourmet recipes like the Kosmic Karma, House Special and Thai Dye Pie sets Mellow Mushroom apart from others. Large draft beer selection and great music always on tap. Outdoor dining and TVs complete the experience. Dine-in, delivery, catering, to go. $, OD, C, L, D, LNS, RA, C / AE, MC, V, DV (See ad p. 29) 2340 E. 116th Street (317)846-2400

Mudbugs Cajun CafE Mudbugs Cajun Cafe offers authentic and affordable Cajun food. The menu features Louisiana staples such as: po’boys, crawfish casserole, jambalaya, étouffée, hush puppies, Abita beer and seasonal crawfish boils. For dessert, pair beignets with coffee or café au lait. Located a mere block off the Monon Trail and in the heart of the Carmel Arts & Design District, Mudbugs is situated conveniently for residents and visitors alike. $, OD, CK, L, D, C / AE, MC, V, DV Hours: Mon-Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun closed 20 W. Main Street (317)843-8380


328 W. Main Street (317)677-4515

Tony Sacco’s Coal Oven Pizza Tony Sacco’s was started by three friends whose mission was to bring back the original taste and quality of pizza the way it was made when the first pizzerias were opened in the early 1900’s. This required the use of a coal burning oven, homemade sauce, dough and fresh, hand-cut toppings. By combining years of restaurant experience and using old family recipes, they have achieved success! Everything served is prepared fresh daily using no freezers, fryers or microwave ovens. $-$$$, OD, CK, NE, L, D, / AE, MC, V, DV (See ad p. 32) Hours: Sun-Thurs 11 a.m.10 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-11 p.m. 14405 Clay Terrace Blvd., Ste. 150 (317)574-3473 Twitter: @saccoscarmel Twitter: @saccosgreenwood

WOODY’S LIBRARY RESTAURANT & BAR Independently owned serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Sunday breakfast 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monthly chef choice specials. Gluten free and vegetarian menu items. Private dining and off site catering. Downstairs pub with Direct TV sports packages. $$, OD, NE, L, D, LNS, RA, C / AE, MC, V, DV (See

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Zacky’s hot dogs

Family owned and locally operated, Zacky’s Hot Dogs brings nostalgia to you in a fun and friendly atmosphere. Serving Vienna Beef, you can enjoy your favorites; The Chicago, Cincinnati, Chili Cheese and Slaw Dog - and that’s not all! Try our Italian beef, Philly cheesesteak, veggie burgers, corn dog or sweet potato fries just to name a few. There’s a smile in every bite! $, CK, L, D / AE, MC, V, DV 1315 S. Range Line Road (317)848-5088



Always fresh. Locally grown. Naturally healthy.

Harvest Fresh Market is a unique, family-owned marketplace that features fresh, naturally healthy foods from local family farms. Some of our offerings:

Deli: Full service deli, featuring made-from-scratch salads with no added preservatives. Apple wood smoked BBQ.

Butcher Shop: USDA Choice beef including

hand-carved steaks; flavorful roasts; fresh ground lean beef; Indiana pork and double smoked bacon; all natural, free-range chicken, humanely raised on small Amish farms.

Produce: A wide selection of fresh, locally grown, seasonal fruits and vegetable. Bakery: Hand-made baked goods and fresh baked artisan breads.

Dairy: Award winning organic milks, cheeses and farm fresh eggs. Wine & Beer: A unique selection of domestic and

imported wines and craft beers. Try some new wines at our monthly wine tastings and cook-outs.

Party Trays & Picnic Baskets Full-Service Catering Dinners To Go: Order ahead and we’ll make a tasty

and nourishing dinner for you from family recipes, using the finest and freshest ingredients. Check out our weekly menu on-line. Reserve your dinners by 4:00pm. so we can have them ready for you to pick-up on your way home.

Located in the Village of WestClay 12770 Horseferry, Carmel (317)660-7333 Monday thru Saturday 9 am to 8 pm Sunday 10 am to 6 pm

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shopping: quick guide antiques



Antique Emporium of Carmel (See ad p. 81)

Christian Science Reading Room

Carmel Music Center

Beauchamp Antiques, Inc. (See ad p. 79)

Dry Cleaners

Bella Chic Interiors Carmel Old Town Antique Mall Midland Arts & Antiques Market

art Artisan Masterpiece, Inc. ArtSplash Gallery Atlas Fantasy Art House Coats Wright Art & Design Evan Lurie Fine Art Gallery Eye On Art Gallery Frame Designs French Bleu Fine Art Gallery Galleria Studios (See ad p. 81) Magdalena Gallery of Art Mary Johnston Studio Gallery Renaissance Fine Art & Design Gallery (See ad p. 81) Soori Gallery

Carmel Cleaners

Shopping Centers


Carmel City Center (See ad p. 66)

541 Salon (See ad p. 88) Artisan Masterpiece, Inc. Bedazzling Boutique Carmel Consignment (See ad p. 52) Designer Men’s Room (See ad p. 52) In Vogue Consignment Boutique Mary and Martha’s Exceedingly Chic Boutique PillowTalk The District Exchange (See ad p. 52)

floral Carmel Florist

home decor

Trilridge Fine Art (See ad p. 81)

Accent Details Consignment Studio

Abreu Motors Butler Toyota Dreyer & Reinbold BMW Dreyer & Reinbold Infiniti Ed Martin Acura Enterprise Car Rental Integrity Automotive Penske Chevrolet Penske Honda Tom O’Brian Chrysler Dodge Jeep Tom Wood Audi (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Ford (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Jaguar (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Land Rover (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Lexus (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Nissan (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Porsche (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Subaru (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood Volvo (See ad p. 9) Tom Wood VW (See ad p. 9) Worldwide Motors/Mercedes


Piano Solutions

Classic Cleaners - 5 Carmel locations (See ad p. 105)

The Great Frame Up


Meridian Music Company

Amanda’s City Chic Consignment (See ad p. 52) Artisan Masterpiece, Inc. Chateau Design Centre Conceptual Kitchens (See ad p. 56)

Carmel Art & Design District (See ad p. 71) Carmel Old Town Shops Indiana Design Center (See ad p. 57) Old Town On The Monon Shops Sophia Square Village of West Clay

specialty shops Amanda’s City-Chic Consignment (See ad p. 52) Authentic Sports Collectibles Bath Junkie (See ad p. 67) Brides of Carmel Carmel Cyclery Bicycle Shop Carmel Tattoo Ink Edible Arrangements (See ad p. 43) Great Harvest Bread Company Harvest Fresh Market & Delicatessen (See ad p. 45) Honeybaked Ham Izzy’s Place - A Dog Bakery

Drapery Street

Jack & Jill Children’s Shoppe (See ad p. 67)

Godby Home Furnishings

L’Evento Boutique: Gifts & Guidance

Holder Mattress Home Collection

Moody’s Butcher Shop

J. Baker Interiors, LLC

Nature’s Karma (See ad p. 67)

Jack Laurie Home Floor Designs

Play It Again Sports

Kilpatrick Traditions

Rise Skateboard Shop

Marble Uniques

Simply Sweet Shoppe (See ad p. 47)

O’Malias Fireplace & Outdoor Living

The Bike Line

Premier Custom Audio & Video

The Wedding Studio

Rich’s of Carmel

Uber Boutique


Wine & liquor

Artisan Masterpiece, Inc. Mary and Martha’s Exceedingly Chic Boutique Pierce Jewelers (See ad p. 2)

21st Amendment Classic Spirits Hamilton Beverage Vine & Table Gourmet Market

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making your list RAISE A TOAST/ $32 Glass with Chocolate Olives Make merry with a hand-painted stem by Debbie Slack, an artist who creates and customizes designs on site at the Shoppe. Filled with chocolate olives, it’s perfect for a celebration any time of the year. Call Simply Sweet Shoppe at 317-818-9866 or visit

GIVE BACK TO THE EARTH/ $24 Lg. Tea Leaf & Jasmine $15 Med. Litsea & Basil $8 Sm. Bergamot Mandarin “Tis the season so go green by burning green. Enjoy the natural glow of 100% soy candles along with many other unique, sustainable and environmentally gentle goods. Call Nature’s Karma at 317-843-9999 or visit

DRESS UP/ $53 Top & Bottom Your own holiday angel will look divine in this irresistible ensemble. Three store locations in Frankfort, Zionsville and Carmel City Center. Call Jack & Jill Children’s Shop at 317-805-1880 or visit


ENTERTAIN AND ADORN/ $164 A Chinese Ming vase is cleverly formed by a set of stackable bowls. Made of melamine by iBride, each piece has a different print on the inside for guests to admire. Call Uber Boutique at 317-564-5638 or visit

MAKE A STATEMENT/ $246 An Angela Caputi acrylic necklace sparkles with her trademark blend of colors and textures. Made in Florence, Italy from one of the most recognized names in high fashion costume jewelry. Call 14 Districts at 317-818-4585 or visit

GO IN STYLE/ $164 For haute couture at a bargain price, check out this Coach bag. It’s one of many items in a store filled with gently used merchandise sure to please your budget and your tastes. Call Carmel Consignment at 317-573-4400 or visit


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making your list TAKE A BATH/ $25 Bath Crystals • $20 Shower Cap Bubble your troubles away in a customized blend of bath crystals. Available in an array of scents and colors from one of the newest shops in Carmel City Center. Call Bath Junkie at 317-805-1850 or visit

LET IT SNOW/ $55 Watch Santa ride ‘round a snowy North Pole station as Deck the Halls plays in a charming musical globe. Elegantly packaged for gift giving and storage. Call Pierce Jewelry at 317-574-3333 or visit

TINS ARE IN/ $38 & $28 Stash your stuff in cheery canisters for a brighter way to clear your counters. You’ll find lots of eclectic gifts in this charming cottage located north of downtown Carmel. Call 541 Salon at 317-580-0541 or visit 50 for coupons, discounts and special offers.

bath junkie Bath Junkie is a handmade bath and body studio. Our products include phosphate-free bubble bath, paraben and mineral-oil free moisturizers, spa tub-safe bath crystals, SLS-free gels and much more. You pick the products, scents and colors— we custom blend them for you. We also offer a line of home and pet products that can be custom fragranced. Our premium spa accessories will complete your experience. You can even host a celebration at Bath Junkie and get hands-on in building your perfect bath products. (See ad p.67) Hours: Mon-Thurs 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m. Carmel City Center 741 Hanover Place (317)805-1850

CARMEL City center A destination like no other in central Indiana, Carmel City Center offers the appeal of a neighborhood and the vibrancy of a downtown. It features luxurious residences, specialty retail and restaurants. (See ad p.66) 100 City Center Drive (866)892-8990

CARMEL CONSIGNMENT Women’s and junior’s name brand to designer label clothing, accesssories, handbags, shoes, fine and fashion jewelry. New arrivals daily. Follow us on Facebook: Open daily for consigning and shopping. (See ad p. 52)

13686 N. Meridian Street (317)573-4400

designer men’s room A premier consignment shop for business attire, casual clothes, shoes, jewelry and accessories. (See ad p. 52) Hours: Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri - Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m.

edible arrangements Welcome to the World of Edible Arrangements. We are the creator and leader in the fresh fruit bouquet category. Our handcrafted fruit arrangements and gourmet chocolate dipped fruit bring happiness to all occasions. The very first Edible ArrangementsTM store opened in East Haven, Connecticut in 1999 and has grown to over 1,277 stores in 14 countries worldwide. Call us, visit one of our stores or shop on our website to enter our world of Edible Arrangements. Three convenient locations at 17 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, 2602 E. 62nd Street and 2001 Greyhound Pass. For a complete listing of products, visit (See ad p. 43) 2001 Greyhound Pass (317)259-7794

harvest fresh market & delicatessen A unique, family-owned marketplace that offers fresh, naturally healthy foods from local family farms. We strive to offer the freshest possible, locally produced fruits and vegetables, Amish raised, all natural chicken, fresh ground meats and hand-carved steaks, Indiana pork, wildcaught seafood, fresh-baked artisan breads, homemade baked goods, a full-service deli and select wines and beers. We also offer nightly Dinners to Go. Visit the Market, meet some of the farmers and artisans, share their stories, and savor the Harvest fresh difference. Always fresh. Locally grown. Naturally healthy. (See ad p. 45) Hours: Mon-Sat 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 12770 Horseferry, Village of WestClay (317)660-7333

indiana design center Discover Indiana Design Center’s showrooms, design professionals, artists and endless resources for residential and commercial interiors. The Indiana Design Center welcomes design professionals and the public. The public is welcome to shop in all first floor retail showrooms; second floor to-thetrade showrooms may be accessed with a design professional. (See ad p. 57) Hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m.-6 p.m.. Showroom hours vary. 200 S. Range Line Road (317)569-5975

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Hours: Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m.



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Jack & Jill Children’s Shoppe Jack & Jill Children’s Shoppe offers a broad range of children’s apparel and baby gifts as unique as your child. We offer brands such as Mayoral, CachCach, Kate Mack, and ZaZa Couture from newborn to size 12! Visit our newest location in Carmel City Center. (See ad p. 67)


for your home your style your life

727 Hanover Place (317)805-1880

PIERCE JEWELERS Pierce Jewelers has been handcrafting jewelry originals since 1968 using the latest technology to create an eclectic mix of old and new styles. Our quality jewelry and gift items are exceeded only by our service and support. (See ad p. 2) 114 E. Carmel Drive (317)574-3333

SIMPLY SWEET SHOPPE Filled with classic treats and sophisticated sweets, Simply Sweet Shoppe is sure to evoke memories of your favorite neighborhood candy store. The warm, whimsical decor will delight your eyes while sparkling jars of colorful confections will entice your sweet tooth. Our inviting and eclectic cafe seating lets you savor your treats in comfort while our extensive assortment of gift and specialty items means you can share the fun and flavors with others. (See ad p. 47) 30 N. Range Line Road (317)818-YUMM(9866)

The District Exchange A premier consignment shop for girls and guys clothing located in the heart of the Carmel Arts & Design District. (See ad right)

Hours: Mon-Wed 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m. 210 E. Main Street (317)573-0012

Amanda’s City Chic Consignment 317.573.0061 522 S. Rangeline Road, Carmel Mon - Wed: 10-6 Thurs: 10-8 Fri - Sat: 10-6 Sun: 12-5 furniture • home decor • gifts

The District Exchange 317.573.0012

thedistrict 210 E. Main Street, Carmel Mon - Wed: 11-7 Thurs: 11-8 Fri - Sat: 11-7 Sun: 12-5 girl’s & guy’s clothing & accessories

Carmel Consignment 317.573.4400 13686 N. Meridian Street, Carmel Mon - Wed: 10-6 Thurs: 10-8 Fri - Sat: 10-6 Sun: 12-5 women’s clothing • handbags & shoes • jewelry & accessories

Designer Men’s Room 317.253.2533 720 E. 65th Street, Indianapolis Mon - Wed: 10-6 Thurs: 10-8 Fri - Sat: 10-6 Sun: 12-5 business attire • casual clothes • shoes • jewelry & accessories 52

Pet care pet care: quick guide pet boarders & Daycare

pet shops Izzy’s Place - A Dog Bakery

Best Friends Pet Care Camp Bow Wow Companion Animal Medical Center Doggie Daycare & Spa

Pet sitters & Walkers There’s No Place Like Home (See ad below)


pet groomers

Companion Animal Medical Center

Best Friends Pet Care

Hazel Dell Animal Hospital

Camp Bow Wow Companion Animal Medical Center

There’s No Place Like Home We provide tender loving care pet sitting. Servicing Carmel for over 20 years. We help your pets feel safe and comfortable in their home while you’re away. Check us out on Angie’s List. Our Services Include - but are not limited to walking your pet(s), feeding and picking up after them,

brushing and playing with them, administering medication, crime preventive services, watering plants, and spending quality time with your pet(s). Bonded, insured and references. 634 Ash Drive (317)845-4140

home garden home & garden: quick guide home decor Amanda’s City Chic Consignment (See ad p. 52) Artichoke Designs Chateau Design Centre Conceptual Kitchens (See ad p. 56) Drab To Fab Decorating (See ad p. 58) Drapery Street Godby Home Furnishings Holder Mattress Home Collection Indiana Design Center (See ad p. 57) J. Baker Interiors, LLC Jack Laurie Home Floor Designs Kilpatrick Traditions Luxe Home Interiors Marble Uniques O’Malias Fireplace & Outdoor Living

Premier Custom Audio & Video Rich’s of Carmel The Emporium The Great Frame Up

interior design Drab To Fab Decorating (See ad p. 58)

landscaping Altum’s Rosie’s Gardens & Nursery Salsbery Brothers Landscaping, Inc. Sundown Gardens

residential remodeling Case Design/Remodeling (See ad p. 55) Conceptual Kitchens (See ad p. 56)

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LEAVES YOU SPEECHLESS. Design that speaks for itself.

From the custom portfolio of Rob Klein, award-winning designer and owner of Conceptual Kitchens & Millwork.

Have a consultation at our showroom, located at 200 South Rangeline Road, Suite 116, Carmel, IN 46032. Please call for an appointment at 317.846.2090.

home & garden Stacia Heinrich Interior Designer

express your style with color!

Color Consults Starting at $25

F Faux Finishing, Murals & Wallpaper F Full Service Interior Design F Accessory Shopping F Window Treatments

317.213.1107 Look for this symbol and go to for coupons, discounts and special offers.

AMANDA’S CITY-CHIC CONSIGNMENT Model home furniture, estate, fine consignments of home furnishings, decor, lamps, and artwork. Open daily for shopping and consigning. New arrivals daily. Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook. com/amandascitychicconsignment. (See ad p. 52)

Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri - Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m. 522 S. Range Line Road (317)573-0061

Conceptual Kitchens Hand crafted fixtures, stunning cabinetry, unique countertops, all important ingredients in a custom built kitchen and completed by award winning designer, Rob Klein. (See ad p. 56) Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. by appointment 200 S. Range Line Road (317)846-2090


Drab to fab decorating Drab To Fab Decorating offers a new direction in interior design and home staging. We have created innovative a la carte decor services tailored to any budget and any level of assistance needed. Make sure to ask about our color consult special. (See ad above) (317)213-1107

indiana design center Discover Indiana Design Center’s showrooms, design professionals, artists and endless resources for residential and commercial interiors. The Indiana Design Center welcomes design professionals and the public. The public is welcome to shop in all first floor retail showrooms; second floor to-thetrade showrooms may be accessed with a design professional. (See ad p. 57) Hours: Mon-Sat 8 a.m.-6 p.m.. Showroom hours vary. 200 S. Range Line Road (317)569-5975

Holiday Decorating in Kid Style

Kids often have a different decorating sensibility than parents. The younger set may choose blinking lights and giant snowmen, while grownups might prefer simple ribbons and silver bells. Now is the time to embrace these differences so that decorating with children becomes a cherished holiday event. Keep in mind that seasonal decorating with kids initially requires a lot of help from parents. As they grow older, however, less direction and especially compromise are required. Let your kids’ creativity shine and don’t expect PERFECTION. These easy Christmas decorating ideas will jump start your imagination with your own children for the holidays.

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Create a holiday ritual by having your children come up with the theme for this year’s tree. Design a concept tree around what they love the most. Some motifs include ballet, video games, snowmen, favorite colors, favorite Disney character, monogram tree with personal photos, or going natural with homemade. By adding both handmade and purchased decorations every year, you’ll soon build up a collection of family heirlooms.

and labels? With some creativity you can design packages that are unique and different. Your kids’ gifts will be sure to stand out! Here are some thoughts:

sired, tie a bow on top.

Here are some other ideas:

cars theme tree • Race Baby’s first Christmas tree • Huggable stuffed animal tree • Candy Christmas tree •

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Imaginatively wrapped presents can be just as much a part of the Christmas setting as the tree they are piled under. So why not make your own wrapping paper, tags


childrens’ drawings into de• Make lightful and inexpensive gift wrap. out various size snowflakes and • Cut place on top of gifts. warm appeal to holiday presents • Add by winding yarn around them. If de-

• packages in solid color paper • Wrap and a wide band ribbon. Photocopy Recycle holiday gift cards as monogram labels for gifts.

a picture of you or a loved one onto heavyweight paper, cut out and attach photo to ribbon.

Forget If you’re having Don’t le ds Tab Christmas at home, The Ki one area that is important to consider is the kids’ Christmas table. Children feel the excitement even

more deeply than adults, so plan to set their table in a way they’ll really enjoy. There are endless possibilities for decorating a kids table but the main elements are as follows:

a theme, such as candy, snow• Pick men or Santa Claus. the placemats, napkins • Personalize or backs of chairs. Kids love their

names on things.

Have a little craft they can work on. I made a small mailbox that I placed at the end of the kids’ table. My kids write their letters to Santa and put them in the mailbox, which goes under the tree for Santa to read when he visits.

craft paper as a table cloth so • Use that little ones can draw and write on

decorative napkins, paper plates • Use and unbreakable cups that kids can


Make centerpieces in various heights to fit your theme, usually grouped in threes.

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Homemade presents that come from the heart are the most treasured gifts of all. Help your child make her own Christmas gifts this year using basic materials found around the house or at the art store. Bookmarks, gift mixes in a jar, homemade holiday bags filled with cookies from your kitchen, or bubbled favorite ornaments are all simple, inexpensive craft projects that become cherished keepsakes for friends and family. Have a merry holiday season!

Stacia Heinrich, Owner Drab to Fab Decorating Call 317-213-1107 or contact for more information regarding these ideas. 61

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The Carmel City Center and Arts & Design District, combined with lures such as highly ranked public schools, meticulous streets and sidewalks and a negligible crime rate, have helped Carmel evolve from a town on the outskirts of Indianapolis into a city in its own right. Its 161 acre Central Park includes the popular Monon Greenway, a water park and fitness center which are state-of-the-art facilities. With its own symphony orchestra and community theater, not to mention a gleaming public library, art galleries and one-of-a-kind boutique shopping, Carmel is no longer just a premier suburb. It has emerged as a destination city with a hometown atmosphere where residents can live the American dream.


carmel facts & figures • Estimated population of about 85,000 • City named one of “best places to live in America” by Money Magazine • 6th highest per capita income in US • 58.5% of residents hold bachelor’s degree or higher • Lowest overall tax rate in the state for city this size or larger • Carmel High School has 94.7% graduation rate • 93% of Carmel High School students attend college • Carmel Clay Public Library is ranked 6th nationwide

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66. National Assoc. of Miniature Enthusiasts 68. Flair Hair Design 72. Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services 74. Cottage Animal Clinic of Carmel 76. Seven Gables Barber and Styling Shoppe 77. Carmel Old Town Bed & Breakfast 78. Platinum Realty 79. Carmel Florist 85. Tickle Your Fancy 87. BeDazzling Boutique 91. 541 Salon and Home Design 92. Rangeline Chiropractic Clinic 99. PNC Bank 102. Woody’s Library Restaurant 104. Carmel Symphony Orchestra Admin. Offices 105. Carmel Repertory Theatre 106. The Ginkgo Tree 109. The District Exchange 111. Wyant Fine Art Photography / Ami Gallery 114. Carmel Clay Public Library 116. Museum of Miniature Houses 117. Blue House Bridal 118. Savvy Décor/Home Details 120. Favorite Finds 123. Integrity Auto Service 124. Drs. Lauck & McLean 125. The Great Frame Up 126. Indiana Design Center 127. Conceptual Kitchens 130. Stream Three Creative 131. Computer Troubleshooters of Carmel 132. Carmel Chiropractic Health Center 134 Carmel Clay Historical Society 136. Bub’s Café 137. Bella Chic 138. J.L. Strader Artisans 139. Health Post 140. The Hair-Quarters 151. Kilpatrick Traditions 152. Carmel Trophies Plus 153. Marshall, Meunier, Sever - Attorneys at Law 154. Miller Auto Care 155. Cafe St. Tropaz 156. Detour - An American Grille 157. Sensu Restaurant 158. Canine Cloud Nine 159. Huddle’s Frozen Yogurt 160. Sophia Square Apartments 162. Harrison Co. 163. 14 Districts 164. Adara Day Spa 165. Hair Razor’s Ltd.

1. Hamilton County Visitors Center / Hamilton County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau 2. HCCVB Welcome Center 4. Soori Gallery 5. Sonata Café Bar & Art 6. Mary Johnston Studio Gallery 7. Magdalena Gallery Of Art 8. Pillow Talk 9. The Wedding Studio 10. Artisan Masterpiece 11. Trilidge Fine Art 17. Renaissance Fine Art & Design 18. Galleria Studios 19. Westlake Design 20. Carmel Chamber of Commerce 22. CK Designs 23. Donatello’s Italian Restaurant 25. Christian Science Reading Room 26. 28 Star Studio 27. Old Town Tavern 28. Edward Jones - Kelly Hindman 29. Main Street Barber Shop 30. Carmel Tattoo INK 32. Muldoon’s 33. Joe’s Butcher Shop and Fish Market 34. TeaBud’s Brewing Co. 35. Mary & Martha’s Exceedingly Chic Boutique 36. Old Town on the Monon Loft Apartments 37. Auntie Em’s Frozen Custard & Cupcakes 38. Barrett Eye Care 39. ArtSplash 40. Eye on Art Gallery 41. French Bleu Fine Art Gallery 42. Bazbeaux Pizza 43. Shiraz Wine Experience & Art Bar 44. Midwest School of Voice 45. Rascia’s Creative Cakes 46. The Beauty Lounge 47. Atlas Fantasy Art House 48. Artichoke Designs Showroom 49. Kurr Med Spa & Skin Care 50. Thompson Law Office 51. Bub’s Burgers and Ice Cream 52. World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery 53. Carmel Old Town Antique Mall 54. Evan Lurie Fine Art Gallery 55. Carmel Redevelopment Commission 56. Carmel Music Center 57. Mudbugs Cajun Café 58. Darren’s Ballroom Dance Studio 59. Curtis J. Butcher Law 60. L’Evento Boutique: Gifts & Guidance 61. Simply Sweet Shoppe 62. Circle City Tuxedos


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Calendar of october 26th - november 10th

november 9th

The Woman In Black/Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. This spine-tingling chiller is one of the longest running plays in London’s West End: “a truly nerve shredding experience.” Prepare to be haunted by one of the best horror stories you will ever see on the stage. Mrs. Drablow lived alone for more than 60 years in a gothic mansion on an island accessible only by a causeway at low tide. Something awful happened there and when Kipps arrives at the house himself, awful things start to happen, including an appearance of the Woman in Black. This thriller contains all the ingredients of a classic ghost story, complete with deserted mansion, haunted graveyards, and locals who don’t dare breathe a word of the horrors they have witnessed. The Tarkington at The Center For The Performing Arts 3 Center Green Times: Thurs-Sat 7:00 p.m. (last Saturday at 5:00 p.m.), Sunday 2:00 p.m. Wed, Oct. 31st 2 p.m. (317)923-4597 for tickets

Veterans Day Ceremony/City of Carmel. A community event in honor of our veterans. The ceremony pays tribute and thanks to those who served our country in order for us to enjoy the freedoms that we have today. All area students are involved in this event through a poster and essay contest. This event is free and open to the public. Tarkington Theater at The Center for the Performing Arts 3 Center Green Hours: Begins at Noon

october 26th - november 18th Route 66/Actors Theatre of Indiana. The High Energy Musical Revue by Roger Bean. Take a dollop of “Grease”, mix in some “Pump Boys and Dinettes” and add a generous dose of “Forever Plaid” and you’ve got the high-octane fun of “Route 66”. Beginning with the sounds of 1950s Chicago and traveling along the “Main Street of America” to the California coast with the surf music of the 1960s, this exciting musical revue features 34 of the greatest “Rock ‘n’ Road” hits of the 20th century! Songs include “Dead Man’s Curve,” “King of the Road,” “Little Old Lady from Pasadena,” “Beep Beep,” “Six Days On the Road,” “Little GTO,” “Fun, Fun, Fun” and many more. Get your kicks with this smash hit musical revue! Studio Theater at The Center For The Performing Arts 4 Center Green Times: Wed-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8:00 p.m., Sun 2:00 p.m. Box Office: (317)843-3800


IU Health North Hospital Gallery Walk/Carmel Arts & Design District. Come to the Arts District for an evening of culture, art and fun! Visit with local and visiting artists while enjoying unique refreshments at each gallery. Carmel Arts & Design District Hours: 5-10 p.m. (317)571-2787

november 16th - 25th Legally Blonde/Carmel Repertory Theatre. The Tarkington at The Center For The Performing Arts 3 Center Green (317) 767-3973

every saturday Nov 17 - Jan 26th (excluding December 22 and 29) The Winter Farmers Market. 719 Hanover Place at Carmel City Center Hours: 9 a.m. - noon

november 17th Holiday On The Square/City of Carmel & Carmel Arts Council. This event kicks off the holiday season in Carmel. Holiday entertainment, Santa, his elves, and live reindeer provide a festive atmosphere for the City’s Holiday lighting ceremony (5:45 p.m.) on Civic Square. The Mayor officiates this event and children can get their picture with Santa. 1 Civic Square Hours: 4:30-6:30 p.m.

november 30th november 2012 Indiana’s Emerging Glass Artists Exhibition. ArtSplash Gallery will feature works by the Best of Show winner of the 2012 Indiana’s Emerging Glass Artists Exhibition, which is sponsored by the Indiana Glass Arts Alliance and the Arts Council of Indianapolis. ArtSplash Gallery 111 W. Main Street, Suite 140 (317)564-4834

The Radloff Endowment Program Presents Lori Borgman. Author, Columnist and Speaker Lori Borgman will discuss her new book The Death of Common Sense and Profiles of Those Who Knew Him. She is also the author of four previous books. Lori’s newspaper column is distributed to more than 300 papers throughout the United States and Canada. Her topics range from the truth about nagging to the hazards of upper arm flab. This program is free and open to the public thanks to the Vic and Rita Radloff Endowment, which was established in 2007. For more information about the program, call the library’s Foundation office at 814-3905. Carmel Clay Public Library


World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery Exhibit. Woodbrook Elementary School art student display. World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery 40 W. Main Street Time: 2-4 p.m. (317)844-4989

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November 30th & December 1st 16th Annual Holiday Home Tour/Carmel Clay Historical Society. This year’s homes include charming Old Town residences, an 1860s brick I-house, and an early1900s lodge. Guests travel by bus to each home, where a guide will tell them en route about their history and furnishings. Participants tour homes at their leisure and receive souvenir booklets containing additional information about each as well as sketches by a local artist. Friday and Saturday evening tours will begin with heavy hors d’oeuvres; Saturday day tours include only the homes. Tickets go on sale in November. All tours leave from Carmel Christian Church 463 E. Main Street Tour times: Friday 6:00 p.m.; Saturday 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. for more information

December World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery Exhibit. Orchard Park Elementary School art student display. World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery 40 W. Main Street Time: 2-4 p.m. (317)844-4989

DECember 7th - 23rd Joseph And Mary/Carmel Community Players. 1991 winner of the New Harmony Project (New Harmony, IN), this re-telling of the nativity focuses on the destiny of Joseph and Mary as a couple. This award-winning musical brings light to the Christmas story in song and word. Music by Randy Courts. Lyrics by Randy Courts and Mark St Germain. Directed by Lori Raffel. Carmel Community Playhouse at Clay Terrace 14299 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Suite 140 Hours: 8:00 p.m. Fridays- Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays. (317)815-9387

DECember 7th - 23rd Scrooge/Carmel Repertory Theatre. Studio Theater at The Center For The Performing Arts 4 Center Green (317) 767-3973

december 8th IU Health North Hospital Gallery Walk/Carmel Arts & Design District. Come to the Arts District for an evening of culture, art and fun! Visit with local and visiting artists while enjoying unique refreshments at each gallery. Carmel Arts & Design District Hours: 5-10 p.m. (317)571-2787


december 8th IU Health North Hospital Holiday in the Arts District. Visit a unique santa house beautifully hand-decorated by local artists. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will be arriving by an antique fire truck to visit with the children in the house. Elves, reindeer and Silly Safari, carriage rides, local choirs and singers from the Midwest School of Voice, a giant 30 ft. Christmas Tree and more at the PNC lot at Range Line Road and Main Street. Be sure to enjoy the beautiful Christmas windows decorated by merchants for our holiday window contest! Carmel Arts & Design District Hours: 3-6 p.m. (317)571-2787

december 8th Candlelight Evening Tour/The Museum of Miniature Houses. Enjoy the beauty of miniature houses and other displays lit by candlelight! Refreshments will be served. Special admission: $3.00/per individual (adult or child) The Museum of Miniature Houses Hours: 6-8 p.m. (317)571-2787

December 8th - 22nd 4th Annual Gingerbread house Scavenger Hunt/Carmel Arts & Design District. Merchants in the Arts District will decorate the houses which can be seen in each of their windows. Pick up a clue sheet at TeaBuds and The Simply Sweet Shoppe or download at www.carmelarsanddesign and find the answers to each clue on the festive houses. Participants will be entered into a drawing for wonderful baskets filled with gingerbread treats. Each child who participates will also receive a goody bag. Be sure to vote on your favorite house! Sponsored by Rascia’s Creative Cakes and the Museum of Miniature Houses. Carmel Arts & Design District (317)571-2787

december 14th - January 5th Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat/Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice’s musical adaptation of the well-known Biblical tale returns for the holidays! The trials and triumphs of Jacob’s favorite son is told entirely in song, blending 50s Rock-n-Roll, Country Western, Calypso, Pop and French Chanson. This musical spectacular is the perfect holiday treat! The Tarkington at The Center For The Performing Arts 3 Center Green Times: Thurs-Fri. 7:00 p.m., Saturday 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m., Sunday 2:00 p.m. (317)843-3800 for tickets

january 12th IU Health North Hospital Gallery Walk/Carmel Arts & Design District. Come to the Arts District for an evening of culture, art and fun! Visit with local and visiting artists while enjoying unique refreshments at each gallery. Carmel Arts & Design District Hours: 5-10 p.m. (317)571-2787

february 1st - 14th The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!/Actors Theatre of Indiana. With book, music and lyrics by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart. Sometimes one musical is not enough! In this comic Off-Broadway satire of musical theatre genres, the same story, “You Must Pay The Rent”, is told five different ways - each in the distinctive style of a different master of the form...Rodgers and Hammerstein (Oklahoma, South Pacific), Stephen Sondheim (Company, Sweeney Todd), Jerry Herman (Hello Dolly, Mame), Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom of the Opera, Evita), & Kander and Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret). There is truly something in this show for everyone! Studio Theater at The Center For The Performing Arts 4 Center Green Times: Wed-Thurs 7:30 p.m., Fri-Sat 8:00 p.m., Sun 2:00 p.m. Box Office: (317)843-3800

February 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23 at 7:00 PM February 10, 17 & 24 at 3:00 PM

february 8th - 23rd The Fox on the Fairway/Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre. Monkey business and water hazards collide in this madcap adventure about love and golf! With a ridiculous personal wager at stake, two arch-rival country club execs go head-to-head over their annual golf tournament. Hopes are dashed and domestic happiness threatened when the star player switches sides at the last minute – until a hilarious chain of events leads to missing valuables retrieved, secret liaisons revealed, and an unlikely golfer is recruited, one who just might save the day! You won’t want to miss this charmingly madcap adventure – about love, life, and man’s eternal love affair with… golf. (Contains sexual situations and may not be suitable for children.)

february 9th IU Health North Hospital Gallery Walk/Carmel Arts & Design District. Come to the Arts District for an evening of culture, art and fun! Visit with local and visiting artists while enjoying unique refreshments at each gallery. Carmel Arts & Design District Hours: 5-10 p.m. (317)571-2787

february 28th - March 10th Steel Magnolias/Carmel Community Players. A remarkable play in many ways – particularly because it has such a tender women’s point of view despite being written by a man. Part comedy of manners and part heartfelt tearjerker, the show features non-stop witty banter. Steel Magnolias tugs at the heart while making us laugh and is much more than merely a “girl’s play.” Written By Robert Harling. Directed by Jason Gloye. Carmel Community Playhouse at Clay Terrace 14299 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Suite 140 Hours: 8:00 p.m. Fridays- Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays. (317)815-9387

Youth As Resources United Way of Central Indiana Do you know of a youth organization that could use grant funding to lead a community service project? Youth as Resources would like to help! Youth as Resources (YAR) makes grants to youth who identify community needs and design projects that use their skills, creativity and energy to help others. Groups may apply for up to $1,000 to cover project expenses, materials, transportation and youth recognition. Youth groups must have an adult advisor and a nonprofit sponsor, which may be a school, church, youth-serving or community agency. Youth groups and adult leaders interested in applying for a grant must attend a workshop in Hamilton County. An online grant application process is being used. Login information and how to apply will be given at the following workshops: · Tuesday, November 6, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at University High School, Carmel · Tuesday, November 20, 7:00-8:00 p.m. at Fishers Public Library, Fishers · Thursday, November 29, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Noblesville Public Library, Noblesville Register for workshops at Friday, January 25, 2013 is the Hamilton County grant application deadline. For more information, call 317.566.6721, email, or visit


Alice and her Bizarre Adventures in Wonderland/Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre. GHDT takes a gothic turn into artistic delirium with a wonderful fulllength retelling of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”. Mad Hatters, Queens, and Caterpillars lead the way through this terrific journey through a dark and strange world. Receiving rave reviews throughout its tour in Latvia, ALICE… will be even more entrancing in this up-close and interactive style. Reserve your seat at the Tea Party (due to limited seating, reservations are required) and follow Alice down the rabbit-hole! Be aware, this is not your parent’s fairytale. $35 per person (includes the concert and refreshments). The Academy of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre 329 Gradle Drive, Carmel, IN 46032 Reservations required: 317-844-2660

The Tarkington at The Center For The Performing Arts 3 Center Green Times: Thurs-Sat 7:00 p.m. (last Sat. at 5:00 p.m.) Sunday 2:00 p.m. (317)843-3800 for tickets

art antiques art & antiques: quick guide antique stores

French Bleu Fine Art Gallery

Antique Emporium of Carmel (See ad p. 81)

Magdalena Gallery of Art Mary Johnston Studio Gallery

Beauchamp’s Antiques (See ad p. 79)

Renaissance Fine Art & Design Gallery (See ad p. 81)

Bella Chic Interiors

Soori Gallery

Carmel Old Town Antique Mall (See ad p. 81)

Trilridge Fine Art (See ad p. 81)

Midland Arts & Antiques Market

Worlds Smallest Children’s Art Gallery

art galleries

art associations

Artisan Masterpiece, Inc. ArtSplash Gallery Atlas Fantasy Art House Coats Wright Art & Design Evan Lurie Fine Art Gallery Eye On Art Gallery

Carmel Arts & Design District Gallery Associationt (See Carmel Gallery Guide p. 82) Carmel Arts Council National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts

museums Museum of Miniature Houses and Other Collections, Inc.

Photograpy CW Photography (See ad p. 109) Galleria Studios (See ad p. 81) Wyant Fine Art Photography

specialty arts Carmel Tattoo Ink

One Of A Kind Beauchamp antiques Interview by Jackie Holloway Once you’ve found Beauchamp Antiques, it can easily become a favorite haunt. Located on over 45 acres in Westfield, it sits at the end of a scenic drive that meanders through woods, pastures and over streams with perhaps a few deer along the way. Is this Indiana? It’s so darn picturesque. But wait until you step inside the shop; that’s when your trip really gets exciting. It was here on a spectacular fall day that I recently sat down with Bob Beauchamp

and his manager Guy Markusfeld to talk about their business. Michelle, Bob’s wife and buying partner, joined us briefly as well.

When did Beauchamp Antiques open? Bob: It was in downtown Indy over 40 years ago that I opened my first shop on East 10th Street. There was a concentration of antique stores in that area selling everything from vintage clothes to nice antiques. I actually started out in 1969 buying antique brass beds from rural areas throughout the Midwest and restoring them for clients. In 1976 I moved to 14th and Alabama in the Old Northside Historic District before expanding to my current location in 1983.

How did you establish contacts in Europe for your buying trips? Bob: It did take several trips to discover the out-of-the way wholesale dealers who work in any given area, but gradually we discovered the best wholesale sources, the dealers who actually do house calls and estate buying. We became well known as buyers and got lots of references. It takes time to find high quality merchandise at fair prices and it’s a challenge to blend artistry with business sense. I pass on 90% of the merchandise that is offered to me.


Guy: Occasionally we have clients who travel on their own to the Paris flea markets, only to find the piece they loved and purchased is falling apart when they receive it. So much more is involved than looking for dovetails and wooden pegs. Authenticity and age can be challenging even for experts, but shipping is an art in itself. Our merchandise comes by semitrailer size shipping containers. It pays to supervise how items are packed and Bob watches every step of the way.

Where are your favorite locales when you go abroad? Bob: France and England have the market cornered on anything ‘country.’ Usually I’ll head north of Paris into more rural areas to find unique pieces, then travel on into Belgium and work our way to Holland. We stop at markets and sources all along the way. We also love visiting Italy; the people are great and the food is so fresh and delicious. Michelle: I remember traveling to Belgium in April 2010. Of course that’s when the volcano in Iceland erupted and we were stuck in a small town for a week. That turned into a very pleasant detour because Bob and I had filled the container and finished shopping, so we had time to visit museums and eat out in nice restaurants every meal. We became known as the “Ash Cloud” people.

Beauchamp Antiques

Importers of Fine European Antiques The regions largest selection of quality antiques 16405 Westfield Blvd. Westfield, IN 46074 (317)896-3717

Thurs - Sat, 12 - 5 or by appointment

You’ve talked about shopping in Europe. Do you also restore pieces that people already own? Guy: We have done and still do a lot of top shelf restoration by staying true to the age of the piece. Our approach stresses ‘restoration, conservation and preservation.’ Once upon a time it was strip and refinish, but people now want to retain the ageless appeal and patina that comes with antiquity. We have three expert craftsmen at Beauchamp Antiques that specialize in restoration. Matt Parker is the Clockmaker, and Eugene Dubnitsky and Ryan Henry specialize in Furniture Restoration. Bob: Between us we have almost 150 years of experience. Michelle: Wait, counting me there’s well over 150 years. (An iPhone confirms the tally and Michelle heads off to babysit with grandchildren.)

What do you each like best about your careers?

Bob: It sounds simple but I’m happiest when I’m buying and selling antiques, I love the search for fine pieces and I love finding that piece a new home and owner. It’s also great not being on the clock. The biggest pleasure involves the risks, joys and daily conflicts of owning a large, multi-layered business. Every day I say thank you for such a rewarding business life, one that is still growing and changing. For instance, I never dreamed that I would spend a sizeable portion of each day on the computer. We have a very robust website – www. – that has been instrumental in growing our business nationally and internationally. Guy: Since I live next door to the property, I love the commute. Seriously though, there is a lot of gratification that goes along with placing beautiful antiques in people’s homes. Our pieces are unique hand-crafted 18th and 19th Century European antiques. The quality of construction ensures centuries of future use, enjoyment and value. If we’ve 80

done our jobs correctly, then our clients’ lives are enriched as well. Bob: And we make sure our clients stay satisfied; customer service is paramount to our success. This is where I tell my part of the story. Years ago we needed something to go between a couch and an entry. There was a perfect trunk (or, as it’s known in the trade, coffer) sitting at Beauchamps that must have an amazing history; it came from the Flemish region of Belgium and dated to around 1680. After delivery the next day, the first thing I did was carefully put the key inside, close the top and….permanently locked it. How embarrassing, but not a problem. Someone came out immediately, maybe it was Ryan, and found one from a series of ancient keys to unlock the chest. Eureka! And we lived happily ever after. For store hours, directions and photos of Beauchamp Antique merchandise go to: 16405 Westfield Blvd. 317.896.3717 for coupons, discounts and special offers.

ANTIQUE EMPORIUM Small upscale group shop specializing in customer service, wide variety of antiques and collectables, art of display. Located just 5 blocks south of the Arts & Design District on Range Line Road. Hours: Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed till 7 p.m.; Sun 12-5 p.m. 1055 S. Range Line Road (317)844-8351/(317)408-0200

Beauchamp antiques Beauchamp Antiques has the area’s largest selection of 18th-20th century European antique furniture, art, clocks, lighting, accessories and outdoor garden items. With over 20,000 sq. ft. of the finest quality antiques, finding the right piece is easy. (See ad p. 79) 16405 Westfield Boulevard, Westfield (317)896-3717

Carmel Old Town Antique Mall Located in the heart of the Carmel Arts & Design District in a 103 year old building with a colorful cityscape mural on the side. We feature 60 shops and 30 showcases in 12,000 sq. ft. Open 7 days a week 10-7 with specialty dealers featuring toys, dolls, lighting, coin-ops, ladies clothes and furs, linens, jewelry, pottery, glass, furniture, books and advertising. Celebrating 10 years in Carmel. Hours: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 38 W. Main Street (317)566-1908


21 S. Rangeline Road, Suite 100 (317)945-3851

Hours: Tues - Sat 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and beyond or by appointment 1 S. Range Line Road (on the corner of Main Street & Range Line Road) (317)506-8477 Facebook: Renaissance Fine Art & Design

trilridge Fine art The Trilridge Fine Art Gallery features the photography of Terry Gentry. Depicting the profound beauty of our nation while capturing the best of nature and light is our aspiration. Large scale, limited edition acrylic images are featured. The images are of landscapes as well as cityscapes including the city of Indianapolis. 15 E. Main Street, Suite 100 (317)430-6087

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RENAISSANCE FINE ART & DESIGN gallery A gallery with a unique and personal approach of bringing original Artwork into your life. Award winning Artist and Designer Kathleen O’Neil


A boutique photography studio and fine art gallery that captures and preserves life’s milestone moments, featuring works by artist Dawn Fisher. We specialize in weddings, boudoir, family, maternity, newborns, teens, and corporate photography. Located in the center of the Carmel Arts & Design District, we invite you to stop in and browse our gallery.

Stevens knows that perfectly placed evocative artwork can change the entire mood of an area, transforming lives from within. Established national and locally emerging artists including traditional, contemporary, impressionistic, portraiture, sculptor and so much more. Offering many workshops and classes. Please check website for current exhibit, workshops and classes.

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Main Street Galleries in the District ArtSplash Gallery • Atlas Fantasy Art House • Coats Wright Art & Design Evan Lurie Gallery • Eye On Art Gallery • French Bleu Gallery Magdalena Gallery Of Art • Mary Johnston Studio and Gallery Renaissance Fine Art & Design Gallery • Soori Gallery • Trilridge Fine Art

see art • buy art • live art • ArtSplash Gallery

317.564.4834 111 West Main Street Suite 140

• Atlas Fantasy Art House

317.364.0833 246 West Main Street

• Coats Wright Art & Design 317.569.5980 200 South Range Line Road Suite 122

• Evan Lurie Gallery

317.844.8400 30 West Main Street

• Eye On Art Gallery

317.752.1172 111 West Main Street Suite 150

• French Bleu Gallery

317.331.3734 111 West Main Street Suite 145

• Magdalena Gallery Of Art 317. 844.0005 27 East Main Street

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• Mary Johnston Studio and Gallery 317.730.7221 27 East Main Street Suite 300

• Renaissance Fine Art & Design Gallery 317.506.8477 1 South Range Line Road

• Soori Gallery

317.843.2787 (ARTS) 33 East Main Street

• Trilridge Fine Art

317.430.6087 15 East Main Street Suite 100

Actors Theatre of indiana Actors Theatre of Indiana (ATI) is Hamilton County’s only professional equity theatre company and is the city of Carmel’s resident professional theatre company presenting productions at The Studio Theater at The Center For The Performing Arts. ATI celebrates the power of theatre and contributes to life in Central Indiana by offering high quality professional theatre performances that engage, inspire, educate, and entertain.


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Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, the principal resident theatre company at the Center for the Performing Arts, is the largest of more than 70 Indiana community theatres and one of the 10 largest of over 7,000 active community theatres in the United States. Civic also is considered the nation’s longest continuously operating community theatre. Founded in 1915, Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre has been a vital part of Central Indiana’s cultural landscape for nearly a century, providing superior live theatrical entertainment for a broad-based audience. 3 Center Green, Suite 200 (317)843-3800

carmel community players Carmel Community Players providesquality live dramatic and musical entertainment presentations that expand and develop creative, cultural and educational opportunities for the entire community. The new Carmel Community Playhouse provides a medium between theater and art enthusiasts and the performers and artists themselves. Clay Terrace 14299 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Suite 140 (317)815-9387

carmel repertory theatre The Carmel Repertory Theatre is a community arts collective that encourages self-expression through theater, music and dance. The CRT cultivates a thriving community of artists and promotes an appreciation of art. Classes, lectures, performances, and exhibits are facilitated in an effort to enrich lives and unleash the artistic potential of every community member.

484 E. Carmel Drive (317)767-3973

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Founded in 1975 as a community orchestra, the Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has grown into a full arts organization with an 85-member orchestra, a professional administrative and artistic staff, and a talented and dedicated governing board. The CSO has earned a regional reputation for excellence in artistry and community service. Unique nationally in its hybrid of paid and non-paid musicians, the CSO focuses on both high artistic standards and serving families, as the majority of CSO musicians are also involved in the demanding profession of music education.


Palladium Ticket Office: 2 Center Green • CSO Office: 11 1st Avenue NE (317)844-9717

Cultural Offerings children’s art gallery In September 1999, the Children’s Art Gallery was designated as the World’s Smallest Children’s Art Gallery by The Guinness Book of World Records. The gallery displays artwork from a different Carmel school each month. Open Sundays from 2-4 p.m. except holidays. 40 W. Main Street (317)844-4989

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre (GHDT) is Hamilton County’s only professional dance company and is the resident professional dance company at The Tarkington at The Center for the Performing Arts. The company has garnered an international reputation for presenting high-quality dance performances that are emotionally compelling and visually stunning. By combining various and contemporary dance forms, together with theatre, music and costuming, GHDT is able to reach new depths of emotion and expression and are able to weave a glorious tapestry of movement, legend and fire. 329 Gradle Drive (317) 844-2660

Midwest school of Voice As the only organization of its kind, Midwest School of Voice seeks to enrich its community through civic engagement. Salon concerts are held to provide community members with opportunities to learn from and engage with gifted artists in a relaxing lounge setting. At the same time, the school spends time with each student individually to build the total musical performer - one who is engaged, creative, and professional. The school offers a variety of educational opportunities for all ages, skill levels and musical interests. 336 W. Main Street (317)660-1372

Monon depot museum Sponsored by the Carmel Clay Historical Society, the museum is housed in the former Monon Railroad depot built in 1883. Exhibits include many aspects of local history, from the founding of the village of Bethlehem (Carmel), to the mid twentieth century. There are also displays of railroad artifacts and memorabilia. Hours: The Cottage Office open all year every Tuesday-Wednesday 9 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Monon Depot Museum & Gift Shop open April-November Friday-Saturday 1-4 p.m. and Sundays 2-4 p.m. 211 First Street SW (317)846-7117

Museum of miniature houses and other collections Enjoy viewing antique and modern doll houses, miniature scenes, hand-crafted miniature art, and private non-miniature collections at the museum. The gift shop offers fine and unusual miniatures, books and periodicals about miniatures and doll houses. Visiting children can play the Museum Treasure-Hunt Game. Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. 111 E. Main Street (317)575-9466


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health beauty health & beauty: quick guide barber Butler Barber Shop Classic Barber Shop Main Street Barber Shop

chiropractor Chiropractic Wellness Center of Indiana

dental care Carmel Comprehensive Dental Care Contemporary Dental Concepts Contemporary Dentistry Associates Fleming Family Dentistry Hazel Dell Dentistry Indy Dental Group Keystone Dentistry (See ad p. 87) Kristoff & Family Dentistry

hospitals Community Health Pavilion

Franciscan St. Francis Health (See ad p. 116)

Eppley Plastic Surgery

Methodist Sports Medicine / The Orthopedic Specialists

Gillum Facial Plastic Surgery

eye care Barrett Eye Care (See ad p. 88) Lauck & McLean Optometry (See ad p. 88)

nail salon

Facial Plastic Surgery Jerrold A. Laskin Plastic Surgery Sando Jones Aker The Plastic Surgery Group

salon & spa 28 Star Studio 541 Salon (See ad p. 88) Adara Day Spa (See ad p. 72)

Nails II

Flair Hair Design & Nails (See ad p. 92)

personal training

Kurr Aesthetic & Med Spa

The Next Step Fitness (See ad p. 95)

Plastic surgeon Carmel Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeons Chegar Facial Plastic Surgery (See ad p. 3)

La Dolce Salon and Spa Meridian Design Group Michele A. Finley, MD - Cosmetic Medicine (See ad p. 92) Salon01 (See ad p. 91) The Beauty Lounge (See ad p. 72) The Ginkgo Tree

A Dental Connection to Overall Health. (It’s deeper than you might think)


I’m Wayne. I have a different idea. Your dental health goes far beyond the basic condition of your teeth. The connection between health and dentistry is significant—from migraines to heart disease, diabetes to strokes, the health of your mouth impacts the health of your whole body. That’s why I built a comprehensive practice that balances compassion and trust with cutting-edge technology and craftsmanship. We provide a wide range of care, including regular check-ups, cleanings and maintenance. However, with options like IV sedation and 3D imagery, we also offer a sophisticated menu of services like same-day crowns and laser-assisted fillings and root canals, as well as complicated cosmetic restoration. We coordinate diagnoses and treatments with your other physicians, when needed, to make sure you get the best possible care. We believe in educating our patients about the dental component so vital to your overall health. Now that’s a different idea. And a better one. Call us at (317) 525-1120. Let’s talk.

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LASIK Laser Vision Correction • Glasses / Contacts Comprehensive Eye Exams • Pediatric Eye Exams • Diabetic Eye Exams Glaucoma Screening • Cataract Surgery • Eyelid Surgery Mention This Ad and Receive 10% Off All Frames with the Purchase of the Lens. Carmel All Health Insurance Accepted 111 W. Main Street, Suite 135 Same Day Appointments Available Carmel, IN 46032

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541 SALON & DESIGN 541 Salon & Design is a salon and store located in the heart of downtown Carmel. We have an incredible staff of designers and stylists ready to win you over! Take some time out of your hectic day for shopping and relaxing at 541. It will be a great treat for you! 541 N. Range Line Road (317)580-0541

Adara Day Spa

Adara Day Spa offers professional salon spa services for those who enjoy being pampered and relaxed. Our services include massages, manicures, pedicures, facial skin treatments, hair waxing removal and spa parties. Please ask about our spa packages and gift cards. Please follow-us on Facebook. (See ad p. 72) Carmel Arts & Design District 110 W. Main Street, Suite 175 (our suite is located on First Ave. Northwest on the east side of the Sophia Square building) (317)816-9090

BARRETT EYE CARE Barrett Eye Care is a full service, comprehensive, ophthalmology office. We are equipped to handle the full spectrum of eye problems, ranging from complex medical eye diseases to routine eye exams. We also offer a large selection of glasses and contact lenses. (See ad above) 111 W. Main Street, Suite 135 (317)571-9292


Fishers 11845 N. Allisonville Road, Suite 300 Fishers, IN 46038 Phone: 317.585.9295

CHEGAR FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Chegar Facial Plastic Surgery specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery of the eyelids, face and neck as well as low downtime procedures including laser skin rejuvenation, Botox and filler injections. Aesthetic skin care services include skin peels, microdermabrasion, dermaplaning, permanent makeup, laser hair removal and photofacials. (See ad p. 3) 12065 Old Meridian St., Ste. 175 (317)818-5438

flair hair design & Nails Flair Hair Design is located in Carmel’s Arts & Design District. The salon is a professional Redken hair color center and offers the latest in expert cuts, styling and color techniques including Balayage and Ombre. With our careful attention to customers and cutting edge stylists, Flair is a most coveted beauty destination. A full nail spa and precise waxing service complete the experience. We love to pamper our clients and we are waiting for you. (See ad p. 92) 230 N. Range Line Road (317)846-4247(HAIR)

Lauck & Mclean Optometry For nearly a decade, Drs. Lauck & McLean have been providing premier quality eye wellness and vision care services. We value the opportunity to take care of you and your family’s vision needs. Exclusive for the district: Tiffany & Co., Prada, Maui Jim, Oakley, Burberry, Bulgari, Gucci, Fendi, Ed Hardy, and Lafont. Hours: Mon 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues-Thurs 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 30 1st Street SW (317)848-9081 Twitter @lauckandmclean

Eye Design Unless I’m seated in a dark theater squinting at the screen, I’ve always avoided putting on a pair of eyeglasses. Looking around at today’s fashionistas convinced me it’s time to dump that particular prejudice and invest in chic eyewear. Armed with a prescription, I headed to Barrett Eye Care in downtown Carmel. Here’s what I learned about picking out frames. First, it helps to know what goes into making the right selection. Jim Bridenstine, the optician at Barrett with over 40 years of experience, kindly walked me through the basics. “Some clients come in knowing exactly what they want, which may or may not be correct. Others have no idea. In both cases, the major considerations are face shape, skin tone, personal taste and budget. With over 300 styles to choose from, I guarantee we’ll come up with one that works.” Where to start? Jim suggested that we look at shapes. “Eyewear should ideally contrast with your facial structure and be in scale with its size. To make a round face appear thinner, try narrow glasses with a rectangular design. An oval’s natural balance should be emphasized with frames that are as wide as or even wider than the broadest part of the face and not be too deep or too narrow. Square faces, on the other hand, need frames that soften the angles with more width than depth. Above all, it’s important not to overpower small features with large frames or ‘lose’ frames that are too small on a bigger face.” Okay, I’ve got the shape. Now what about color? According to Jim, “hair and skin tone offer the best clues as to what will work best for you. There are so

many variations in eye color that unless you want to emphasize blue eyes with blue frames, they are considered a secondary element. Most of us in the Midwest have ‘cool’ complexions that are blue-based rather than the somewhat rarer yellow-based ‘warm’ ones. Colors that work well with cool complexions are silver, black, plum, pink and tortoise. Warm skin looks good in golden tones such as camel and khaki as well as fire engine red, copper or blue.” When it comes to style, are fashion trends important or should it be a more personal statement? “Well, that also depends on your budget,” Jim comments. “If you can afford to add to your inventory every year, then we’d love to help you pick out the latest. Most of us, though, stick to what we’re comfortable with. If your look is classic, eyewear choices will favor subtle shapes and colors. ‘Geek chic,’ on the other hand, is back after decades of dust with bold, black frames. Rimless glasses have become very popular with every age group. If you know your tastes, style is easy.” Something that has come to the computer near you is a ‘virtual mirror.’ Jim recommended that I read an article about this innovation in the making. Developed by Marc Ecko, ‘Virtual Try-On’ is a program that allows interactive fitting with Ecko eyewear. To quote, he is attempting to make the “face-to-screen as effective as the face-to-face” when it comes to choosing glasses. “It isn’t intended to replace mom and pop and it’s only quirky if you’re nostalgic about mirrors. It is real technology and it’s here to stay. It’s not quite Stanley Kubrick time yet… we still need humans to drive that visceral emotional connection. You can’t program that!” Yet one more foray into cutting edge technology. Me, I’ll take the live shopping experience any day.

Thanks to Jim Bridenstine, Optician Barrett Eye Care, Carmel 317.571.9292 or Interview by Jackie Holloway Marc Ecko comments from 20/20 magazine, August 2012.

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SALON01 An award winning full service salon committed to excellence. Salon01 is pedestrian friendly and located on the Monon in the heart of Carmel across from the new Palladium. Discover your personal style at Salon01:....on a budget in our NEW TALENT area...with our Barber...or with one of our level 1-5 stylists! (See ad p. 91) 200 City Center Drive (317)580-0101!/Salon01 Twitter: @Salon01Carmel

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The Beauty Lounge The Beauty Lounge believes that getting beautified should be a fun, unique experience - not an assembly line. We offer full-service hair, nail, makeup, eyelash extensions and spray tanning treatments. Treat yourself to our beverage center or hang out in our Party Lounge, alone or with your best group of girlfriends. Let us find the inner diva in you. Located in the vibrant Arts & Design District townhomes near the fountain. Eva Harris, Owner. (See ad p. 72) 324 W. Main Street (317)569-6448

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Carmel farmers market One of the city’s most popular events is the Carmel Farmers Market held Saturday mornings Spring to Fall. Neighbors enjoy socializing while strolling through the market to purchase fresh produce, baked and canned goods, flowers and more from local vendors. Live music also adds to the pleasant atmosphere of the market. Firehouse cook-offs, a Veggie Art Contest, cooking demonstrations and more are planned throughout the summer. Center Green Corner of City Center Drive and S.W. 3rd Street Hours: 8-11:30 a.m.

carmel concert series at the gazebo This free summer concert series offers weekly a wide range of family entertainment on the lawn of Carmel Civic Square in June, July and August. Families are encouraged to bring picnic suppers and enjoy the outdoor music. Carmel Civic Square

Carmelfest This annual 4th of July festival celebrates our nation’s heritage with music, a parade, the best fireworks in the area, and a wonderful party situated right in the heart of Carmel at Carmel Civic Square. This fun family event has become a great community tradition. Carmel Civic Square


Carmel Farm

Carmel artomobilia collector car show The Carmel Arts & Design District promises to stimulate your senses by celebrating the art and design of the automobile. Artomobilia marries the beauty of classic, vintage, exotic and rare car collections with artists inspired by automotive design. From historic Ford Model As to late model Lamborghinis, Artomobilia celebrates decades of engineering and craftsmanship. Guests are invited to stroll the District and enjoy refreshments, shopping and music. Carmel Arts & Design District

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Carmel International arts Festival

The International Arts Festival held every September features a juried art exhibit of artists from around the world. Visitors of all ages also can enjoy concerts, dance performances and hands-on activities for children. The festival takes place in the Carmel Arts & Design District, an area dedicated to the arts in Old Town Carmel. Carme Arts & Design District

holiday on the square

This event held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving ––––––––– kicks off the holiday season in Carmel. Holiday entertainment, Holiday On The Square Santa, his elves, and live reindeer provide a festive atmosphere for ––––––––– the city’s holiday lighting ceremony on Carmel Civic Square. The Mayor officiates this event and children can get their picture with Santa. Carmel Civic Square (317)571-2400


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Anytime Fitness Better Bodies, Inc. (See ad p. 95) Carmel Total Fitness Fit Body Studio Monon Community Center (See ad p. 96) Reforming Indy Pilates Studio The Next Step Fitness (See ad p. 95)

Carmel Ice Skadium (See ad p. 95) Carmel Racquet Club Carmel Skate Park (See ad p. 95) Five Seasons Sports Club Waterpark at Monon Community Center (See ad p. 95)

golf Brookshire Golf Club Mohawk Hills Golf Club Plum Creek Golf Club Prairie View Golf Club Sunrise Golf Club Woodland Country Club

fitness & recreation The Next Step clients train with professionally certified trainers in a one-on-one setting inside private exercise rooms using cuttting edge equipment. We take your fitness goals, analyze your body’s needs, and help you carry out a customized plan of action to help get you where you want to go. The Next Step Fitness


Bart Richwalski, Elizabeth Dickey & Jeff Sidwell

720 S. Range Line Road

BETTER BODIES, INC. State-of-the-art facilities in three locations. An elite core of Master’s degree level personal trainers. A high energy and positive atmosphere. Extremely flexible hours. Please call for class times or visit our web site. 12775 Horseferry Road (317)818-1432


MONON COMMUNITY CENTER Monon Community Center is a 146,000 sq. ft. facility that offers state-of-the-art amenities that are unsurpassed anywhere in the state. (See ad p. 96) Monon Community Center 1235 Central Park Drive East (317)848-7275


MONON COMMUNITY CENTER WATERPARK The Waterpark features a zero-depth activity pool with a tot slide, beach-like entrance and a sand playground, a lap pool, a lazy river, two water slides and concession stands. Monon Community Center 1235 Central Park Drive East (317)848-7275

SKATE PARK AT CENTRAL PARK A 10,000 square feet, urban style skate park. Central Park North of 111th Street between College Avenue and Westfield Boulevard

The Next Step fitness Our approach, ActiveEX, is the first training methodology that revolves solely around the lifestyle you want to achieve. We meet you where you are and progress you to where you want to be through stretch, strength, and core training. Call us today to set up an appointment and let our professional trainers help you take your next step toward your fitness goals! (See ad above) 720 S. Range Line Road (219)218-1415


Visit the Zotec Partners Carmel Ice Skadium for family fun. We offer public and cosmic skating, learn to skate classes, youth and adult hockey, birthday parties and much more. For more information on our schedule or programs go to our web site or call. Come see us at the coolest place in town and have an ice day. Zotec Partners Carmel Ice Skadium 1040 3rd Avenue SW (317)844-8889


Get fit, have fun, and enjoy your escape! Escape Pass benefits include unlimited access to: • Indoor Aquatics • The Waterpark (seasonal) • Fitness Center and Gymnasium • KidZone (childcare) • Group Fitness Classes

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Winter is an easy time to let your fitness routine take a back seat in your life—but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Knowing how to stay motivated is more important than you might think. Now is the time to step up, meet those resolutions, and take action! The cooler air is sometimes hard to face. Fortunately for those living in or around the Carmel area, keeping your fitness routine is easy with places like the Monon Community Center. With several amenities to offer, there is no shortage of healthy escapes. Not only are there areas devoted specifically to weight machines and fitness, but there are other options such as lap swimming and water exercise in comfortable indoor pools, shooting hoops in the three-court gymnasium, and participating in a wide array of recreation classes. 97

Carey grove Park Break out your walking shoes and learn about plants in this quiet neighborhood park. Open greenspace, playground, single goal basketball court, soccer field, baseball diamond, interpretive trails, paved trails, and picnic shelter. 1401 N. Carey Road

central Park At 161 acres, Central Park is the largest park in Carmel featuring natural wetlands, lagoon, boardwalk, an urban-style skate park, four miles of trails that connect to the Monon Greenway, a woodland garden, beautiful groves of trees, and a variety of complimentary seasonal and special events. 1010 E. 111th Street

Don’t want to do it alone? Get the skinny on fitness from a Personal Trainer. Personal Trainers can help reduce your stress levels and are there to assist you in achieving your fitness goals. You’ll appreciate their patience and willingness to work with you as they develop an effective, client-specific program just for you. From there, make a custom plan as to how often you want to get together in order to meet your fitness goals. For those training for a 5K, half-marathon, or marathon, leave the thermal layers and Yaktrax® at home; the 1/8-mile Indoor Running/Walking Track is a perfect location to bring your workout inside. Working out can also be more fun with a group rather than alone. Group Fitness classes provide you with a plethora of aerobic activity, equipment, and supervision. Motivate yourself this winter and keep up those fitness routines! Writen By: Lindsay Labas Marketing Manager Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

Coxhall Gardens A modern 125-acre Hamilton County park that includes the elegant centerpiece twin 90-feet bell towers, recreation lake, a childrens garden, sun dial and Tiki huts. The centerpiece is available for rental for weddings reunions and special gatherings. 2000 W. 116th Street

Flowing well Park People come from far and wide to fill their jugs with water from this artesian well. Natural areas on 18 acres, open space, 1.5 mile walking trail, wetlands, interpretive signage, picnic shelter and access to Cool Creek. 5100 E. 116th Street

founder’s Park Martin Marietta donated this 37-acre park site. The name, Founder’s Park, was selected to honor those people who had the vision to make Carmel what it is today. 11675 Hazel Dell Parkway

hazel landing Park Plan to bring your canoe and launch it from the banks of the White River. Find a beautiful, primitive natural setting under mature trees lining the shore. Fishing, open greenspace and picnic area. 10601 Hazel Dell Parkway

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Japanese style garden

prairie meadow park

A serene park that brings together nature inspired elements associated with Japanese gardens. Koi fish swim in the large pond where children and parents can watch the wildlife. A beautiful garden path, a cove with crane and lantern sculptures, benches, pond edge boulder groupings and lush weeping willow vistas.

Walk, hike or bike through this neighborhood wildflower extravaganza. You will find a protected wellhead and five acres of blooming native Indiana fun. Paved trail.

Just south of Carmel City Hall and accessible from the Monon Trail.

Lawrence W. Inlow Park Grab your swimsuit and prepare to get wet at Inlow’s interactive fountain at this award winning park. Discover tree-house play structures tucked into the woods or relax in the lush garden. Open greenspace, playground, nature trail, paved trail and picnic shelter. 6310 E. Main Street

Lenape trace park Fly a kite in the wide-open spaces, then hike the connecting trail to the Monon Greenway. Playground, paved trail and picnic shelter. 9602 Westfield Boulevard

Meadowlark park Make time for a quick pick up game of basketball or practice your soccer skills in the large open fields. Take off your shoes, dangle your toes in the pond, and enjoy quiet serenity right in the heart of Old Town Carmel. Fishing, playground, paved trails and picnic shelter. 450 Meadow Lane

5282 Ivy Hill Drive

river heritage park Roll your wheelchair up the ramp at Everybody’s Playground - a special playground for the physically challenged. Bring your family and a picnic lunch to the summer “Kid Koncerts” at the outdoor amphitheater. Adjacent to White River. Sand volleyball, fishing, open greenspace and natural trail. 11813 River Road

West park Crawl through a gopher tunnel or slide out of a silo. Let your child’s imagination run wild in acres of farm theme family fun. Hike through the woods or play a game of checkers in the Prairie Maze. Water feature, open greenspace, soccer field, interpretive trail, paved trail and picnic shelter. 2700 W. 116th Street

White river greenway Take the kids or the dog to enjoy miles of paved trail winding through the White River corridor. Relish the natural beauty of the mature trees bordering the mighty White River. Take time to relax at the scenic overlooks. 13410 River Road

monon Greenway Bike with the family, roller blade with friends, walk for health or stop by a cafe for a snack. When the snow falls, try cross-country skiing!

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Carmel Cleaners

CW Photography (See ad p. 109)

ACT Services, Inc. (See ad p. 105)

Classic Cleaners - 5 Carmel locations (See ad p. 105)

Galleria Studios

Indianapolis Executive Airport

Financial & Estate Planning


attorney at law

Diamond Capital Management (See ad p. 24)


Campbell Kyle Proffitt LLC (See ad p. 101) Curtis J. Butcher Law Hollingsworth & Zivitz, P.C. (See ad p. 5) Jeffrey O. Meunlier Knowles & Associates P.C. (See ad p. 105) Thompson Law Office (See ad p. 105)

banks The National Bank of Indianapolis (See ad p. 7)

Computer Services Computer Troubleshooters of Carmel (See ad p. 102)

Kelly Hindman, CFP速/Edward Jones (See ad p. 102) Shepherd Insurance (See ad p. 114)


Wyant Fine Art Photography

Cathedral High School (See ad p. 10)

web site designers Westlake Web Site Design

travel agencies Travel Leaders

Shepherd Insurance (See ad p. 114) State Farm Insurance/Teresa Chapman

Marketing/internet Services Alpha Graphics Printing & Direct Mail Blaze Communications Stream Three Creative (See ad p. 105)

video production Stream Three Creative (See ad p. 105)


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At Campbell Kyle Proffitt, we know something about great performance. We’ve been providing legal solutions to businesses and individuals since 1915, and we continue to pride ourselves on building and maintaining relationships based on trust, candid advice and an appreciation for each client’s unique concerns. Our clients come from all walks of life, and they all benefit from the highest level of legal services. Learn more at Practice areas: Family Law / Civil Litigation / Probate Litigation Personal Injury / Business Litigation / Estate Planning / Corporations Estates and Trusts / Real Estate / Criminal Law / Guardianships

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act services, Inc. A full service CPA firm catering to the small to midsize company, as well as the startup business. Our experienced staff will assist you in developing strategies to respond to your business challenges from inception and beyond. We provide a wide range of services, including accounting, tax reporting and planning for both individuals and businesses, payroll and software implementation and training. We work hard to earn and maintain our clients’ trust and confidence and take pride in our excellent customer service. Our values determine how we treat our customers and each other. Achieving business excellence starts with developing the right relationships. (See ad p. 105) 600 E. Carmel Drive, Suite 156 (317)280-2277

diamond capital management Diamond Capital Management offers fee-only portfolio management services for individuals and institutions with $500,000 or more to invest. With over $1 billion under investment, Diamond Capital Management creates customized portfolios of individual equities or fixed income quality investments to fit specific objectives of growth, income, etc. Our staff has rich experience, with each of our professionals averaging over 20 years in helping clients reach their investment goals. Diamond Capital Management provides both proven expertise and uncommon service. (See ad p. 24) (317)261-1900

Campbell Kyle Proffitt LLP At Campbell Kyle Proffitt, we know something about great performance. We’ve been providing legal solutions to businesses and individuals since 1915, and we continue to pride ourselves on building and maintaining relationships based on trust, candid advice and an appreciation for each client’s unique concerns. Our clients come from all walks of life, and they all benefit from the highest level of legal services. Practice areas: Family Law, Civil Litigation, Probate Litigation, Personal Injury, Business Litigation, Estate Planning, Corporations, Estates and Trusts, Real Estate. (See ad p. 101) 11595 N. Meridian Street, Suite 701 Carmel: (317)846-6514 Noblesville: (317)773-2090

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computer Troubleshooters Computer services center specializing in business and residential PC & Mac repair, maintenance and sales, including hardware/software, Internet, networking, and security solutions. Visit our retail and service center for your next computer diagnosis, repair or purchase! Hours: M-F 9-6, Sat. 10-3 316 S. Rangeline Rd., Suite C (317) 867-0900

HOLLINGSWORTH & ZIVITZ, P.C. Hollingsworth & Zivitz, P.C. is dedicated to providing its clients with high quality and cost-effective legal representation. The firm has established itself as a leader in assisting clients with all types of family law issues, including matters involving divorce, child custody, child support, estate planning and education. To speak with a Hollingsworth & Zivitz attorney, call 317.569.2200. (See ad p. 5) Two Penn Mark 11555 N. Meridian Street, Suite 530 (317)569.2200

Kelly Hindman, CFP®/Edward Jones When it comes to your financial future, it’s important to work with someone who takes time to understand you and your situation. We take a step-by-step approach to identify your goals and help develop specific strategies to help you achieve them. Contact me today to see how personal service can make a difference. 39 W. Main Street (317)843-2455 html&CIRN=313718

KNOWLES & ASSOCIATES P.C. This firm, with three attorneys, welcomes your questions as many people aren’t sure when to get legal advice. New Indiana residents should have existing estate planning and business documents reviewed under Indiana law. (See ad p. 105) 811 S. Range Line Road (317)848-4360

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Deer in the Headlights

According to, the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA) reports there are approximately 1.5 million car crashes each year as a result of deer. Deer are especially active during fall, which coincides with their mating season. Although we cannot stop them from entering roadways at inopportune times, there are steps we can take to diminish the chance of having an accident if a deer should cross our path while driving.

Be vigilant while driving in wooded areas. Although deer can be found almost anywhere, city or suburb, it is

important to be extra cautious when driving through heavily wooded areas. Look on the side of the road for the reflection of their eyes in your headlights.

Use high beams whenever possible. Using high beams can help better illuminate deer and also make it easier to see the reflection in their eyes as discussed in tip #1. Be cautious with high beams though. If a deer does cross your path, it may freeze in your headlights. Be sure to turn them off quickly and beep your horn to help scare the deer away.

Watch for deer crossing signs. When you see a deer crossing sign be sure to pay even more attention to your surroundings. These signs are placed at well-known deer crossing paths and indicate an increased likelihood of coming across deer in a posted area.

Drive in the center lane whenever possible. If you are travelling down a multi-lane road, be sure to stay in the center lane as much as you can. This will give you just a little more reaction time if a deer darts in front of your vehicle. If on a single lane road, then stay as close to the center line as is safely possible.

Do not swerve. If a deer does come out at you from the side of the road, be sure to hit the brakes and avoid swerving. Deer will typically move and if you swerve you may put yourself right back into its path. Also, sharp turns can increase the likelihood of losing control of the vehicle and causing an accident with another vehicle, tree, etc. Watch for relatives. If you see one deer, rest assured there are more nearby. If a deer does jump in front of you, be on the lookout for others that could cross your path as well. Deer do not travel alone. This is another reason swerving is a bad idea. Swerving to avoid one deer may put you in the path of another. Deer are one of the animals most dangerous to man because they cause so many auto accidents. Taking simple precautions can be the difference between having an accident with a deer and almost having an accident with a deer. There are products out there such as deer whistles, which when attached to your car emit a high-pitched whistle that notify deer of your oncoming vehicle. There are conflicting reports as to their effectiveness, however. Just be sure to take all necessary precautions when driving, especially at dawn or dusk, when deer traffic is highest. Are there any other safety measures you can add to my list? Let me know how you’ve avoided a close call with a deer.


Written by Jamie Ianigro Sales Executive Shepherd Insurance & Financial Services (317) 846-5554 or

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THOMPSON LAW OFFICE Andrew J. Thompson brings 23 years professional experience as a former Trust Officer, tax adviser, business consultant and attorney, to his new office on Main Street in Carmel. The Thompson Law Office proves legal services for business and family needs including real estate, wills and trusts, divorce, custody and support, agreements and contracts of every kind, courtroom and trial representation. 216 W. Main Street (317)564-4976

stream three creative Stream Three Creative is an Indianapolis based video production company. We create video messages that amplify your marketing efforts. If you use print, web, social media, or any combination; video is a powerful tool you should consider as well. Our talented team will help you craft your message, shoot and edit your video, then distribute it for maximum effect. Customer testimonials, product demonstrations, business profiles, and lead generation pages are all powerful video tools that will grow your business and spread your message. Visit our site to see examples and think about what your customers need to hear from you. When you’re ready to experience how fun, effective, and affordable professional video can be, give us a call. 200 S. Range Line Road, Suite 207E (317)489-9195

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Main Attractions


Carmel arts & Design District Stimulate your senses in the Carmel Arts & Design District. Its vibrant shops consist of interior designers, art galleries, showrooms, specialty shops and restaurants. While in the district, visit the collection of sculptures by J. Seward Johnson. His life-like sculptures have earned him the title of “The Norman Rockwell of American Sculpture.” Range Line Road and Main Street

Carmel City Center Experience Indiana’s exciting new landmark destination when you visit Carmel City Center, a pedestrian-oriented city within a city. Stunning architecture, entrancing water features, lush green spaces and beautiful piazzas combine to create an attractive and welcoming ambiance. It offers shopping, dining, cultural and civic programming. S. Range Line Road & City Center Drive


sign District

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carmel clay public library So, you’re away from home, but you need to do a little work. Here’s the spot. Free internet access is provided. The library offers a vast array of services such as: the latest books, magazines and newspapers; computers; DVDs, videos, children’s cassettes, audio books and compact discs; resources for students, hobbyists and business men and women; summer reading programs; story time and author visits. Hours: Mon-Thurs 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1 p.m.-5 p.m. 55 4th Avenue SE (317)814-3900

Carmel clay veterans memorial The plaza was established by the Carmel Clay Memorial Corporation to create a place to honor veterans. It proudly displays a beautiful bronze military sculpture by Indiana artist William H. Wolfe. Funds for the sculpture were raised through private donations from local businesses and individuals who purchased engraved bricks to honor loved ones. Be sure to take the time to visit and remember the many veterans who fought for our freedom. To the west of the Memorial, you can take a stroll around the city’s reflecting pool.


Carmel City Center

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West side of 3rd Avenue SW just south of City Center Drive

Central Park/Monon Community center At 161 acres, Central Park is the largest park in Carmel featuring natural wetlands, lagoon, boardwalk, an urban-style skate park, four miles of trails that connect to the Monon Greenway, a woodland garden, beautiful groves of trees, and a variety of complimentary seasonal and special events. The Monon Community Center is a 146,000 square foot facility that offers state-of-the-art amenities that are unsurpassed anywhere in the state. The Monon Community Center features a fitness center, indoor aquatics center, gymnasium, walking/running track, banquet and meeting rooms and an outdoor aqua park. The facility hosts hundreds of recreation, fitness, aquatic, dance, art and educational programs as well as workshops and events for all ages, skill levels and interests. 1235 Central Park Drive East (317)848-7275

Monon GREENWAY Formerly, the Monon Railroad, this popular trail serves walkers, joggers, runners, bicyclists, roller bladers and nature enthusiasts. This Monon Greenway is a “rails to trails” project that runs 15.7 miles from 10th Street in Indianapolis to 146th Street in Carmel and continues into Westfield.


Monon Community Cen



From 96th Street to 146th Street between College Avenue and Westfield Boulevard/Range Line Road

the center for the performing Arts

The Center For The Performing Arts is the focal point of Carmel’s cultural and entertainment district. This state-of-the-art facility is a haven for local theater, dance and music organizations and plays host to the globe’s most gifted performers on three of the finest stages in the world: a 1600-seat concert hall named The Palladium, a 500-seat multi-purpose theater named The Tarkington and the 200-seat Studio Theater. The Palladium is one of only a dozen true concert halls in the US making it a major local, regional, national and international destination.

The Indiana Design Center Discover the Indiana Design Center’s retail shops and showrooms, design professionals, artists and resources for residential and commercial interiors.

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A Cut Above Catering

CW Photography (See ad p. 109)

Kahn’s Catering

Galleria Studios (See ad p. 109)

Brookshire Golf Club

Rascia’s Creative Cakes (See ad p. 42)

Sara Ackerman

Monon Community Center (See ad p. 96) Plum Creek Golf Club Prairie View Golf Club Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel (See ad p. 109) The Fountains Banquet & Conventions Center Woodland Country Club

Bridal Boutiques The Wedding Studio

Woody’s Library Restaurant (See ad p. 40)

event planners Boldly Chic Indy Soiree L’Evento Boutique: Gifts & Guidance

floristS Carmel Florist

Wyant Fine Art Photography

Rentals Circle City Tuxedos DC Designers Tux Shop

wedding cakes Rascia’s Creative Cakes (See ad p. 42)

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CW PHotography CW Photography specializes in wedding, family, children, seniors, and babies. (See ad above) (317)679-6323


21 S. Rangeline Road, Suite 100 (317)945-3851


Rascia’s creative cakes Rascia’s is your place to find that elegant wedding cake, extraordinary groom’s cake, mouth-watering birthday cake, gingerbread houses, cookies and so much more. Rascia is locally recognized as one of the best cake designers in Carmel. Her cakes are works of art in sugar; as good tasting as they are looking. Rascia custom designs your cake according to your dreams. Each cake is individually baked and decorated using fresh ingredients to create the perfect cake for a perfect event. (See ad p. 42) 328 W. Main Street (317)677-4515

RENAISSANCE INDIANAPOLIS NORTH HOTEL When every detail must be perfect, you can count on our advanced facilities and expert meeting professionals to deliver a productive and successful outcome. From joyous celebrations to fairytale weddings, we bring your visions to extraordinary reality. Dream weddings don’t just happen, they’re planned. Renaissance Certified Wedding Planners are trained to help. 11925 N. Meridian Street (317)816-0777/(800)-marriott(627-7468)


A boutique photography studio and fine art gallery that captures and preserves life’s milestone moments, featuring works by artist Dawn Fisher. We specialize in weddings, boudoir, family, maternity, newborns, teens, and corporate photography. Located in the center of the Carmel Arts & Design District, we invite you to stop in and browse our gallery.

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lodging lodging: quick guide Hotels Comfort Suites Country Inn & Suites Courtyard by Marriott IndianapolisCarmel Doubletree Guest Suites IndianpolisCarmel Extended Stay America (See ad p. 111) Hampton Inn North Hilton Garden Inn (See ad p. 111) Holiday Inn Indianapolis North/Carmel Jameson Inn Old Town Carmel Bed & Breakfast Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel (See ad p. 111) Residence Inn by Marriott (See ad p. 111)

Springhill Suites by Marriott Staybridge Suites (See ad p. 112)


Residence Inn Indianapolis-Carmel

By Marriott

317-846-2000 • Full In-Room Kitchen • Studio, 1 Bedroom, and 2 Bedroom Suites • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Buffet • Complimentary Wi-Fi • Meeting Space Available • Special Group Rates Available Through Sales Office

11895 N. Meridian Street Carmel, IN 46032 Restaurant and Bar. Evening room service. Complimentary HSIA, wired and wireless. 1,200 sq. ft. of meeting/banquet space. On-site catering. Indoor pool/hot tub. Sun deck. Fitness center with Precor equipment. Business center. Guest laundry. Convenience pantry. Hilton Honors reward program. (See ad left) 13090 Pennsylvania (317)581-9400

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stay hgi tonight. Guest rooms feature self-adjusting Garden Sleep System® beds, complimentary high-speed wired and wireless internet access, a flat panel TV, microwave, refrigerator and coffeemaker. Plus, our Great American Grill restaurant, workout facility, indoor pool and flexible function space for weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, reunions, meeting and community events. You’ll find everything you need for a relaxing and affordable stay. Everything. Right where you need it.®

13090 Pennsylvania Carmel, IN 46032


Our hotel is designed especially for longer stays! With studios featuring fully-equipped kitchens and plenty of work space! Kitchen with refrigerator and stovetop. All cooking utensils provided. In the heart of Carmel. Rates starting at $32.99 per night plus tax on a stay of 30+ nights. Call Erin today, 317-843-1181. 9750 Lakeshore Drive (317)843-1181

Hilton Garden Inn Guest rooms feature Garden Sleep System® beds, refrigerator, and microwave. Great American Grill

The first Renaissance Marriott Hotel in Indiana is an upscale, sophisticated hotel inspired by Carmel’s Arts & Design District. We boast a modern, energetic design and creative spaces that blend unique style with advanced technology. 11925 N. Meridian Street (317)816-0777/(800)-marriott(627-7468)

Residence Inn Marriott Indianapolis Carmel If you need a week or more in an extended stay hotel, or just want a great place to spend a few days, the Residence Inn Carmel is for you. Our spacious suites, fully-equipped kitchens, and free in-room Internet access make this pet-friendly property perfect for business travelers and families. The Residence Inn Carmel provides a complimentary hot breakfast buffet daily and a manager’s reception Mon-Wed evenings. (See ad above) 11895 N. Meridian Street (317)846-2000

Staybridge suites Come and get comfortable at the Staybridge Suites Indianapolis - Carmel, featuring 119 beautifully appointed suites and meeting space for up to 40. Amenities include an indoor pool and spa, complimentary hot breakfast buffet, free guest laundry, fully equipped kitchens, business center and a beautiful outdoor terrace complete with fireplace and gas grills. (See ad p. 112) 10675 N. Pennsylvania Street (317)582-1500


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A Comfort Suites 15131 Thatcher Lane Country Inn & Suites 9797 N. Michigan Road Courtyard by Marriott Indianapolis/Carmel 10290 N Meridian Street Doubletree Guest Suites Indianapolis/Carmel 11355 N. Meridian Street Extended Stay America (p. 111) 9750 Lakeshore Drive Hampton Inn North 12197 N. Meridian Street Hilton Garden Inn (p. 111) 13090 Pennsylvania Holiday Inn Indianapolis North/Carmel 251 E. Pennsylvania Parkway Jameson Inn 10201 N. Meridian Street Old Town Carmel Bed & Breakfast 521 1st Avenue NW Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel (p. 111) 11925 N. Meridian Street

n 2 Bazbeaux Pizza (p. 41) n 111 W. Main Street 3 Detour An American Grille (p. 41) n 110 W. Main Street 4 Divvy (p. 67) n 71 W. City Center Drive 5 Grill 39 Restaurant (p. 43) n 11925 N. Meridian Street 6 Matt The Miller Tavern (p. 31) n 11 W City Center Drive 7 Mellow Mushroom (p. 29) n 2340 E. 116th Street 8 Michael’s Family Restaurant (p. 42) n 840 W. Main Street 9 Tony Sacco’s Oven Fired Pizza (p. 32) n 14405 Clay Terrace Boulevard, Suite 150 10 Woody’s Library Restaurant & Bar (p. 40) n 40 E. Main Street shoppinG

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Residence Inn by Marriott (p. 111) 11895 N. Meridian Street

1 Carmel Arts & Design District (p. 71) Main Street & Range Line Road

Springhill Suites by Marriott 11855 N. Meridian Street

Carmel City Center (p. 66) City Center Drive & Range Line Road

Staybridge Suites (below) 10675 N. Pennsylvania Street

- Bath Junkie (p. 67)

- Jack & Jill Children’s Shoppe (p. 67)

- Nature’s Karma (p. 67)

Art & Antiques

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Antique Emporium (p. 81) 1055 S. Range Line Road

restaurants & bars

1 A Taste Of Sensu (p. 40) 110 W. Main Street


3 Indiana Design Center (p. 57) 200 South Range Line Road

Beauchamps Antiques (p. 79) 16405 Westfield Boulevard, Westfield Renaissance Fine Art & Design Gallery (p. 81) 1 S. Range Line Road Trilridge Fine Art (p. 81) 15 E. Main Street, Suite 100


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1 Adara Day Spa (p. 72) 110 W. Main Street, Suite 175 The Beauty Lounge (p. 72) 324 W. Main Street


Carmel’s newest hotel…spacious suites, convenient location, exceptional value. 10675 N. Pennsylvania Street (317)582-1500 •


Detailed Arts & Design District Map on pages 68 & 69.

Indiana Design Center



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We have moved from Carmel Drive to our new location at 111 Congressional Blvd. Our new home is right inside the main entrance on the first floor. We can’t thank our clients, friends and family enough for their continued support! (317)846-5554

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The real estate market requires professionals that understand the wants of buyers and “needs” of sellers … but most importantly … the market conditions, communities, schools and lifestyles. Vist or office in the Village of WestClay or let us meet you for an opportunity to experience true service at its best.

Serving the North Metro Indianapolis areas including Carmel, Westfield, Noblesville, Fishers, Zionsville, Broad Ripple and the Kessler-Meridian corridor.

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12811 E. New Market St. Carmel, IN 46032 Office: (317)575-0400

The future of health care is branching out. Franciscan St. Francis Health is happy to be part of Carmel. Top-notch physicians and expert specialists are your new neighbors. Short-stay inpatient care and a wide array of outpatient services are just some of the features we offer with your busy schedule in mind. Wait less, travel less, get more. When you’re close to Franciscan St. Francis Health, you’re close to high-quality, personalized care.

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dining and shopping in Carmel, Indiana

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