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The Broad Ripple Gazette

Vol. 10 No. 7

Including the Cultural Districts and Midtown: Meridian-Kessler, Butler-Tarkington, and Meridian St.

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Sudoku page 10

Apr 5 - Apr 25, 2013

Special Three Week Issue - Next BR Gazette will be delivered to our 200+ locations on April 26

Rainbow Bridge

The new wall is in place and the original ovals are being re-installed on the west side of the Guilford Avenue bridge over the canal. Page 24

Broad Ripple Village Association’s


Find out what your neighborhood association is doing for you!

Lynn and Bob Easterling

Robert Easterling biography - ISB & Cummins By Mario Morone


Robert Easterling graduated from the Indiana School for the Blind in 1965. He recently discussed his time there as a student and his career. “I would say that the school provided me with an educational opportunity that I wouldn’t have received anywhere else. I was a partially sighted student. People don’t recognize that we have a visual impairment. In the public schools, it was hard to get the same instruction. Among the courses that I took were advanced math and science classes. There were many extra curricular activities like the Key Club (Kiwanis), chess, photography, ham radio clubs, track and wrestling that many students, including myself, participated in,” he recalled. “At ISB, we had the benefit of classes with small student-to-teacher ratios that permitted very interactive and highly effective learning. In math classes, we had the opportunity to gather very close to the blackboard where we could collectively participate in and follow problem solving. All of our teachers were not only skilled in their field of study, but also in how to accommodate students with limited or no vision. It was obvious that the teachers were highly committed to our success and created a learning environment where students could reach their full potential. My math teacher, Arlo Mock, took time out of his summer to teach an advanced trigonometry class where I was the only student. I needed

the class to get into Purdue University. He was not only a dedicated teacher, but also was a special mentor to me. We became good friends and stayed in touch the rest of his life. I consider myself fortunate to have had a mother who was also a public school special education teacher. She had the wisdom and courage to send me to ISB where I would have the best opportunity to prepare myself for college,” he said. After graduating from ISB, I went to Purdue University where I studied Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology and took additional computer science courses,” he mentioned. “After graduating from Purdue in 1969, I was recruited by Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, Indiana mainly due to my interest in computer-based automation technology. When I started there, most manufacturing processes were manual and I had the opportunity to help develop their manufacturing technology. My unique combination of knowledge in manufacturing engineering and computer science acquired at Purdue was key to my advancement to management positions in manufacturing and quality engineering at Cummins largest engine production facility during the first half of my career,” Easterling noted. “Cummins was and is a very forward thinking company and allowed me to build a new organization of computer specialists, mechanical engineers and electrical engineers that introduced many new automation technologies. Robotics, automated engine test systems, 3D laser measuring systems, material management systems put computers on the shop floor controlling machines for the first time at Cummins. During the second half of my career, I worked in a corporate capacity to continue the development of manufacturing technology and propagate it worldwide throughout the company,” he explained. Easterling played a key role in helping advance and transform Cummins’ manufacturing processes in a similar way that ISB provided a quality education for him. He worked for Cummins 31½ years before retiring in February of 2001. “One of the things you look back upon is that when you’re a student at ISB is you become part of a family - a family of friends. The friendships that a student acquires there are life-long bonds. You look back on those times at what you have learned and experienced together. The world is changing and that’s where the school helps you. You make good friends in learning to cope with the changing world that we live in. We all understand each other’s situation. It’s a group of friends that we wouldn’t have any other way. Durward Hutchinson (ISB Superintendent from 1959 to 1988) was the head of a very special family of


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6 Random Rippling BRHS tree 10 Hidden History / Sudoku

1 Robert Easterling bio

6 Mistakes winner

11 Random Rippling Applebee 14 Frog's Random Rippling

21 Random Rippling BizDiv

2 Random Rippling Sigman's

7 Local Contacts

11 Random Rippling BW3

15 Historic Ad / Crossword

21 Breakfast Optimists

3 Calendar

8 Classified Ads

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16 Zoning meeting

21 Diesels win game

4 Buzzing Around Town

8 Public Notices

12 Random Rippling D&D

16 Kiwanis scholarships

22 Gettin’ Ripped in Ripple

9 Poetic Thoughts

13 Coloring winner

17 Business Directory / Maps 23 Right in my Own Backyard

14 Random Rippling Blue II

20 From the BRMHS anncmts 24 BRVA Village News & Views

5 Transit update part 2 5 BR Brewpub Quiz

10 Where in the Village?

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students and faculty,” he reflected. “Durward did a lot to promote the education of the teachers to help students that were attending public schools. He introduced the idea that ISB, as a center of excellence for educating the blind, could broaden its reach and effectiveness by creating programs and seminars for students and teachers in public schools statewide. He also expanded ISB’s on-campus facilities and curriculums, including the ability to better accommodate blind students with additional disabilities. He was a really special person, very thoughtful and very nice. Durward was a 2008 recipient of the Hofsteter Award (Hank Hofsteter was a member of the American Counsel of the Blind of Indiana). This award is not given annually, but only on rare occasions to sighted individuals who have made an extraordinary lifetime commitment to serving the Blind of Indiana.” Easterling emphasized. “Durward had the vision to develop ISB’s curriculum inside and outside the classroom with sports, which was kind of unheard of at that time. D.J. Dunkin was a popular history teacher and Dan Wolcalski pioneered the wrestling and track team and athletic facilities. James “Moe” Haralson continued that legacy and was principal of the school. He took over the wrestling program after Dan retired and led them to numerous NCAA championships,” he said. “When I returned to ISB for a meeting many years later, I ran into Durward in the main building. He asked me if he could submit my name to the Governor to serve on the school’s advisory board. I said ‘yes’ and soon received an appointment to the board. I served from 1982 almost continuously until resigning from the Board around June 17, 2002. Easterling accepted a second invitation to return as a board advisor. “People like Durward and James Haralson were among many teachers and individuals who left their mark on ISB and the students’ lives. They collectively made the fabric of exceptional leadership that made this a great place. There is a sense of family here that is rededicated during Alumni Weekend where students and faculty return to get reacquainted. Anybody attending ISB has a second family here they will never forget. We are like brothers and sisters who learn together how to cope with our disabilities and survive in this world,” he noted. As a member is ISB’s Scholarship Committee, Easterling recently saw a student’s application that aspires to study engineering at Purdue and is acting as a mentor to him. The student will benefit from Easterling’s insights and experiences as Purdue student. “The gesture is in the culture of a vital process of helping people survive. At this point in my life as I look back at my days at ISB, my career and my own family, which includes two college-educated sons with careers and families of their own, clearly our lives would have been vastly different had it not been for the school and its incredibly dedicated staff. I feel a debt of gratitude that is far beyond words,” he concluded. Robert Easterling’s career and life-long friendship with Durward Hutchinson are among many inspiring stories in ISB’s history.

Apr. 6


Village Cleanup

Apr. 9


Spirit & Place Festival kick off

Apr. 12


NPR puzzlemaster Will Shortz (see page 9)

Apr. 13


A Day Away - Joy's House caregivers event

Apr. 16


BRVA Public Bi-Annual Meeting (next mtg 10/15)

Apr. 20


National Record Store Day

Apr. 23


BRVA Land Use and Development Meeting

Apr. 25


Maya Angelou - Butler University's Diversity Lecture Series

Apr. 26 & 27

Fri. Ripples - student written and directed plays Broad Ripple HS 1115 Broad Ripple Ave 7 pm /Sat.

May 4


Broad Ripple Farmers Market Opening Day

May 7


BRVA Board of Directors meeting

May 10


Spring Gallery Tour

CTS 1000 W. 42nd St

9 am to noon

6:30 pm

(see page 8)

Atherton Union Reilly Room - Butler Univ The Riverwalk 6729 Westfield Blvd.

7 pm

call (317) 254-0828

Indianapolis Art Center 67th and Ferguson 7 pm

events at many record stores in Midtown Broad Ripple United Methodist Church 6 pm Clowes Hall - Butler Univ

7:30 pm (rescheduled date)

Broad Ripple HS 1115 Broad Ripple Ave 8 am to noon location to be announced

6 pm

Throughout the Village 5 pm to 9 pm

Calendar items are subject to change without notice.

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meet at Fire Station 9 am

Apr. 9


Broad Ripple Toastmasters

Apr. 9


Broad Ripple Kiwanis Mtg.

Apr. 9


North Side Optimist Club Meeting

Apr. 10


BRVA Business Division Meeting

Lutheran Church 526 E. 52nd St

Tuesdays at 7 am (no Binkley's mtg.)

Binkley’s Kessler & College [KK23] Tuesdays at 11:45 am (2nd/4th Tues)

Kennington Amer. Legion 6440 Westfield Blvd [D5] noon (2nd Wed.)

time/location announced at

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Visitors always welcome at the

Broad Ripple Kiwanis Club

Meeting Day: Lunch meeting every Tuesday 11:45-1:00 Meeting Place: Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar Camaraderie! Service! Friendship! Fun! Food! --------------------------------------

UpcomingWeekly Programs & Guest Speakers

Apr. 9 – NO MEETING at Binkley’s Apr. 16 – Paul Puzzello, People for Urban Progress Apr. 23 – Fund raising boutique of handmade items. Proceeds go to Eliminate Project For information about Broad Ripple Kiwanis, please visit our website at


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Apr 5 - Apr 25, 2013

Record Store Day Saturday, April 20 Indy CD & Vinyl, LUNA music, Vibes - all-ages, free

This is the sixth year for Record Store Day, an event created to celebrate independent record stores. According to the Record Store Day website Indianapolis has seven indie record stores and three of them are in our neighborhood. How cool is that? Indy CD & Vinyl, Luna music, and Vibes are all participating. Recording artists produce special offerings (records, CDS, EPs) that can only be sold at the independent stores. In the first year of RSD ten musical artists participated, last year there were over 400. Not only do the stores have the RSD exclusive music they host in-store concerts and other activities from artesian craft fairs to cookouts. Record Store Day marks the start of springtime for me. It’s great to see everyone enjoying the day and our neighborhood. Check individual store Web sites for specific details. 317-722-0073

Buzzing Around Town with Nora Spitznogle

Benefit Party for Jude O’Dell Saturday, April 6 Harrison Center for the Arts - 1505 N. Delaware Street all-ages, 6:00 – 10:00 pm, donations accepted

If you don’t know Jude O’Dell, you’re missing out. She’s a wildly talented musician and artist. She’s a treasure-trove of old-timey music and fun. Her friends are throwing a party to show her just how much her community loves her. If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting Jude yet, this is a good chance to do that. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting some wonderful and delightful people over the years, and this musical lineup includes a whole bunch of them: Michael Beck and John Alvarado Duo, Witch Hazel Valley People with Robin Harrison, John Barney and The Passengers, New Augusta Bluegrass Band with Dave Schroeder, The Chromatics, Dave Duvall and Allen Stratyner. There will be wine, beer, soft drinks, and snacks available. Bid on a range of goods and services offered in the silent auction and dance and laugh. Kick off the spring season with Jude and friends. This party promises to be as fun as Jude is – and that’s pretty darn fun!

Midnight Spin and hotfox. Saturday, April 6 Birdy’s Bar & Grill - 2131 E. 71st Street 21+, doors 8:30 pm, show 9:30 pm

Remember those talented high-school kids that I started writing about in 2008 or so? They called their band “Sanuk” in the beginning and changed their name to “hotfox.” shortly after that. Not only are they old enough to play in bars – and have been for a few years – they are sharing the stage with Brooklyn’s Midnight Spin. Midnight Spin is wrapping up a coast-to-coast tour after releasing their critically acclaimed record, Don’t Let Me Sleep. Midnight Spin and hotfox share a local connection - Cathedral High School. Oliver Hopkins and Michael Preuschl of hotfox. are CHS alumni, as is Ben Waters, Midnight Spin's bass player. The show promises to be great – say hello to the guys before they leave for summer internships and such.

Chad Mills and The Upright Willies Album Release Party Saturday, April 20 Birdy’s Bar and Grill - 2131 E. 71st Street 21+, doors 8:30, show 9:30, $10 (includes CD)

The Upright Willies are, Chad Mills (vocals, acoustic guitar), Bob Stewart (drums), Grover Parido (cello), William Rood (upright bass). Their sound is big fun, roots rock. I recently had the chance to hear Chad Mills play a few songs from the new Upright Willies album. I’ve come to expect great things from Chad’s songwriting and I wasn’t disappointed. He does a great job writing introspective songs chronicling the battles between head and heart. He balances those with lighthearted tap-yourfeet happy tunes too. “Lucy” is one of the fun songs, re-telling the tale (or is it tail?) of a doggy chase. I can’t wait to hear the whole record!

Barfly Comics 10 Year Anniv Party – with a bonus wedding! Saturday, April 20 Radio Radio - 1119 Prospect Street 21+, 9:00 pm, $10 donation to Second Helpings

Wayne Bertsch is the mad talent behind the Barfly Comics in NUVO newsweekly. He is celebrating his tenth anniversary of drawing the strips by a stellar lineup of bands that have been featured over the last decade. With over 500 comics drawn and several awards won, Wayne is celebrating in a unique way – by getting married. Yep, he and fiancé, Carol Ellison, are getting hitched on stage, and you’re invited! Wayne and Carol chose four of their favorite musical acts to help them celebrate. Five Year Mission have carved out quite a name for themselves writing a song for every episode of classic Star Trek series. Whether you know them from their many local concerts, their appearances on Indy Style, or their music video birthday message to George Takei that went viral, you are sure to be blown away by these guys. Up! Scumbag are easily the most prolific punk band to come out of Indianapolis. They released five full lengths records, and a split CD with Hate the Drake in the span of six years. They epitomize the DIY punk band ethics and never fail to get the walls shaking with their brand of stripped down, energetic, garage punk. Jenn Cristy came to attention as a back-up singer for John Mellancamp before wowing crowds as a great songwriter and musician in her own right. Her skills on the keyboard seem super-human and her soulful vocals are cut from the same cloth that made Adele, Duffy and Amy Winehouse critical darlings. The Danny Thompson Trio are the current project of Danny “Dr Roadkill” Thompson formerly of the Sloppy Seconds. No other musician in town is more associated with the Barfly Comic than Danny who has headlined the Elvis Birthday Bash every year. The trio concentrates on the later years of Elvis’ career bringing by covering favorites like “Suspicious Minds” and “Walk a Mile in My Shoes”. In lieu of wedding gifts, Carol and Wayne are asking for donations to Second Helpings, donating 100% of the ticket price to the nonprofit agency that rescues surplus food from the community, trains adults for meaningful careers in the foodservice agency, and prepares and delivers thousands of meals every day to other social service agencies – all at no cost. Carol and Wayne have asked me to collect money and tickets at the door. I that task is similar to being the guest book attendant, and I have some good practice at that, mostly from the early 1980s. (tickets) (to donate to Second Helpings is Wayne and Carol’s name)

I’ll see you out and about! -Nora Not-for-profit director by day, music writer by night, Nora Spitznogle reviews music that happened and previews music and events around Broad Ripple Village. Nora managed CATH Inc coffeehouse at 54th Street and College Avenue for seven years. During that time she hosted hundreds of local and touring musicians, both at the coffeehouse and her home. When CATH closed in 2004 and the music was no longer coming to her, she had to wander from her corner of Broad Ripple to see what is happening elsewhere. You can find her at Second Helpings during the work day, waitressing at the Red Key on Saturday nights and prowling Broad Ripple music venues the rest of the time. Visit Nora’s Web site, send any questions, comments or suggestions to

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New rapid bus route planned to serve BR By Bill Malcolm Second in a two part series on transit options in the Ripple: At the March 19 meeting of Indy Connect, held at the Hebrew Congregational building, attendees heard about proposed transit enhancements including a doubling of local bus service and the creation of five express routes (SEE MAP). Indy Connect is a partnership of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Central Indiana Regional Transportation Authority, and IndyGo.

The winners of the March 26 quiz were I See London, I See France, I See Through Lululemon Yoga Pants with 18 points. The winners of the Best Team Name Competition were Gay Marriage Is An Oxymoron. Gay Means Happy, Right? Film Noir 1. In what 1944 film noir classic does Barbara Stanwyck plot with Fred McMurray to kill her husband and collect the insurance? 2. Who starred as Mexican Narcotics Officer Mike Vargas in the 1958 Orson Welles film Touch Of Evil? 3. What real life married couple starred in the 1948 movie Key Largo? 4. In the 1955 film Kiss Me Deadly, based on a story by Mickey Spillane, Ralph Meeker plays what character? The Big Dance - Early Rounds Losers 1. The James Madison Dukes who lost to IU in the second round beat The Blackbirds in the round of four. What school do The Blackbirds represent? 2. What team that lost to a Big Ten team in the third round is coached by a former shooting guard for the Indiana Pacers, who was drafted by them in 1995? 3. A loss by what team allowed a fifteen seed, Florida Gulf Coast, to get to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time ever? 4. Gonzaga were the first number one seed to be knocked out of this year’s tournament. In what Washington state city is the university located? Foreign Words Crossword Clues 1. Enjoying the misfortune of others (German)? Thirteen letters - third letter is "H". 2. Hairstyle (French)? Eight letters - seventh letter is "R". 3. Expert (Spanish)? Ten letters - fifth letter is "I". 4. Praise for excellence (Greek)? Five letters - fourth letter is "O".

photo by Bill Malcolm

Public comment hearing held recently near Broad Ripple at the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation on Meridian Street.

The new express bus routes would have fewer stops, have more frequent service, and use special buses which would have WiFi. Other enhancements include serving both Marion and Hamilton Counties as well as other counties in the region. One such route, dubbed the Red Line, would run from Greenwood to Carmel and serve Broad Ripple via College Avenue coming from downtown. It would continue north on College or possibly go north on Keystone after a stop at Glendale Mall. (SEE MAP) A final route for the Red Line is under study but will be decided by the end of the year according to Indy Connect. The plan requires enactment of enabling legislation by the state legislature. HB 1011 would allow voters in the region to authorize regional transit. The bill passed the Indiana House and is now pending before the Indiana Senate. The legislation itself would not raise taxes nor approve transit -- it would only allow regional voters to make such a decision. At a hearing held recently in the Senate Local Government Committee, over 140 organizations appeared in support of the bill. Appearing against were the Hamilton County Patriots who sponsored a conservative anti-transit witness who urged transit be contracted out to private companies and noted that transit project cost estimates always

Kid Literature 1. Fern is a main character in what novel for children published in 1952? 2. In Goodnight Moon, published in 1947, what kind of animal is saying good night to the moon and a host of other things prior to going to sleep? 3. What is the name of the dragon in J. R. R. Tolkein’s 1937 novel The Hobbit? 4. Poky Little Puppy, Saggy Baggy Elephant and Tawny Scrawny Lion were all published as part of what series? Musical First Names 1. What singer, musician and songwriter’s first two names were Robert Nesta? 2. Claude is the first name of what French composer known for his work Clair De Lune? 3. What are the first names of one time country music duo Brooks And Dunn? 4. What were the first names of the members of a folk group whose last names were Yarrow, Stookey and Travers? The Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz is held at the 65th and Cornell Avenue pub every Tuesday at 7pm. Teams up to six people each compete for weekly prize ($25 gift card) and a prize given to the best team name ($15 gift card). The questions and answers from a previous quiz night are printed here. To enter the quiz, just show up at the Brewpub on a Tuesday and start or join a team. Call the Brewpub at 253-2739 for more info.

exceed projections. Ron Gifford of Indy Connect countered that Indianapolis has gone forward with other projects (stadium, airport, etc.) and has managed to stay within budget. Even if the bill fails, two routes serve Broad Ripple today: The "#17 College" which runs from downtown, along Mass Avenue, up College to Broad Ripple and then onto Glendale Town Center (and the #17A which runs up College then turns at Kessler to go to Glendale Mall). The "#18 Nora" which runs from downtown up Meridian to Broad Ripple and then continues to 91st and Meridian (with the #18A going to Keystone at the Crossing). Note this route does not run on Sunday. Also, IndyGo is building a new transit station just south of the City County Building. They are also adding a new east-west line on 86th Street. These service enhancements are not dependent on Indy Connect going forward. For more information on Indy Connect, visit their website, Bill Malcolm is a freelance writer based in Broad Ripple. He can be seen on the Monon Trail with his bicycle or on one of the IndyGo routes serving the Ripple.

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The large tree in the courtyard of Broad Ripple Magnet High School was recently removed. The tree was dead and had become a safety concern. While we love trees, and plan to help plant a new tree at the school, the Gazette has received comments that BRMHS looks great now that the courtyard is open and the school can be seen.


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Neighborhood Associations

Non-emergency IPD calls

Broad Ripple Village Association Brooke Klejnot, Executive Director 251-BRVA (2782) 6311 Westfield Blvd, Suite 101 Indianapolis, IN 46220-1789


Mayor’s Action Center: (317) 327-4MAC

Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Assn Caroline J. Farrar, Executive Director 283-1021

Samantha White

Arden Neighborhood Association Norm Tucker, Liaison 317.514.4360 Kesslerwood Civic League Whitney Kinkel 317-726-1606 Oxbow Estates Homeowner Association Matt Brooks, President

Your IPS Contact IPS School Board Member, District 3 317-225-1626

Your Wash. Twnshp. Contact Don Kite School Board President

MSD Washington Township 317-624-1306

Broad Ripple Park

Kathy Fitzgerald, Park Director 317-327-7161

Your Neighborhood Liaison Mark Warner

Canterbury Neighborhood Association Ruth Clark, President P.O. Box 20165 Indianapolis, IN 46220

Mayor’s Neighborhood Liaison

Warfleigh Neighborhood Association

911 Communications Liaison

Rocky Ripple Community Association Karen Stone, President 930 W. 54th Street College Ave Neighborhood Dev. Org. Sarah Larkin, President (CAN DO!) Midtown Indianapolis, Inc. Michael McKillip, Executive Director, 340-3014 Keystone-Monon Neighborhood Partnership David Eckert, (317) 251-5965 Ravenswood/White River Neigh. Assn. Susan Stamm, president (317) 255-1070 Butler Tarkington Neigh. Assn. Jeremy Stewart, President

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City of Indpls 317-429-7807 (work hours only) Deputy Diana Vanarsdall

Marion County Sheriff’s Dept 317-327-4934

Your IMPD Contact Sgt. Alan Leinberger

Community Resource Liaison North District, Indpls. Metro. Police Dept.


Indy Crime Watch

Questions about starting a group 317-327-6100

Your City-County Councillor Will Gooden 317-319-4398

District 3: Bounded roughly by:

Spring Mill to Keystone and 52nd to 96th

The items in the Local Government section are listed for information only and are not considered to be legal notices. No judgments, for or against, implied. Items are selected from public records as space provides. We are not responsible for errors or omissions.

Eight Broad Ripple Collector pins now available! See all 8 pins in the set in color at or at Chelsea's (902 Westfield Boulevard)

I am a life-long resident of the Broad Ripple area. My family has been in Broad Ripple for many generations. Jacob Coil platted and named Broad Ripple in 1837. Two of his daughters married into my family in the 1870s. My grandfather was a mail carrier at the BR post office and a charter member of the American Legion Post. My grandmother Helen Dawson Hague worked at the Broad Ripple National Bank in Mustard Hall that became Fletcher Trust, then AFNB, then Bank One, and now Chase. My uncle Glen Hague worked at TV News and at Hoster-Roberts Ford, which is now Passwater’s and the Old Pro’s Table. My great-grandfather, grandmother, uncle, father, sister and son all graduated from BRHS; I am class of 1978. My son John is BRHS class of 2006, and works with several bands in IPS. I am currently the organizer of the BRHS reunions for the classes of the 1930’s and 1940’s. For many years, I have wanted a newspaper that answered my questions. Where did that store go? Why were those people digging on the corner? When is the BRHS Homecoming Parade? What happens at that business? The Gazette is that paper. You will get an unbiased look into what is happening in Broad Ripple because I have no financial interests in Broad Ripple, nor am I affiliated with any of its organizations. I am simply a resident who is passionate about the area. You will also read about the history of Broad Ripple. This history continues to expand as I uncover new sources of stories and photos. The Gazette’s area of coverage has no real boundaries. Historically, the town of Broad Ripple extended down to 54th Street. The goal of the Gazette is to share with readers stories that are within 10 minutes or so from the heart of Broad Ripple - covering events in the Midtown region. Also, Broad Ripple is one of the six Cultural Districts recognized by the City of Indianapolis. We try to let you know what is going on in the other five districts as we can. One question I often get is how an article gets into the Gazette. We do not accept payment for articles. Article subjects are picked by me for inclusion based on the interest to the residents and visitors to the Broad Ripple area. Since this is a bi-weekly paper, we will not be able to cover news as it happens. Rather, our focus is on issues that are not time sensitive. You will probably never see these stories anywhere else, so getting them a week or so later will be much better than not at all. We try to include a new/recently opened business or long-time business feature article in each issue. I have hundreds of stories planned, but if there is something you want to read about, please let us know. I think you will enjoy the Gazette. I know I enjoy bringing it to you. -Alan Hague

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Air-Tan Celebrates 10 Years in the Broad Ripple Area

Local business Air-Tan is celebrating 10 years of business in the Broad Ripple area. Owner Angela Alney started the business with the intent to provide a healthy alternative to tanning beds and sun tanning - and the trend continues to move forward. “People love to be tan – and Air-Tan offers them a safe, healthy, instant alternative to UV rays” Alney said. “Air-Tan is a member of the community – with happy customers, long term employees and a thriving business”. Air-Tan has developed compelling differentiators to set itself apart from the crowd including: 1. A highly trained technician applies the tan to the customer (as opposed to a machine that sprays customers at other salons). 2. There is obsession about customer service and ensuring customer satisfaction 3. The salon is solely focused on providing airbrush tanning services The Air-Tan approach has proved so popular with its customers - that the company expanded in early 2013 with a second location in the Fishers area. Over the last 10 years, Air-Tan has serviced over 12,000 clients and provided approximately 75,000 spray tans at it’s Broad Ripple location. The company employs anywhere from 6-10 people at any time depending on the season. “We’re focused on air-brush tanning and giving our customers the best experience they’ve ever had”, Alney said. “Customer service is a priority for us and I believe it’s a competitive advantage – people want to be treated well” About Air-Tan Air-Tan is a salon experience that specializes in providing its customers with a safe, even looking tan in one 10-15 minute session. Air-Tan’s commitment is simple: provide the best service possible in a high quality, technician-applied, ultraviolet-free tanning experience in a salon environment. Air-Tan has salons in Broad Ripple (317.254.TANS) and Fishers (317.576.TANS). For more information please visit or

Spirit & Place Festival kicks off year-round series April 9

The annual Spirit & Place Festival begins its 18th year with “Living Into the Edge,” the start of a new, year-round Signature Series of events, at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 at the Christian Theological Seminary Shelton Auditorium, 1000 W. 42nd Street. The event will feature international writer, theologian, and liturgical artist Peter Rollins alongside singer-songwriter Liz Janes and local social entrepreneurs Laura Henderson of Growing Places Indy and Derrick Braziel of Dreamapolis. The inaugural event of an ongoing sequence of Signature Series programs exploring the

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2013 festival theme “risk” through improvisation, graffiti, entrepreneurship and more, “Living Into the Edge” will feature a vibrant conversation and performance, followed by a question-and-answer session with the eclectic mix of innovators. The event will be moderated by Christian Theological Seminary President Matthew Myer Boulton. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at or at the door. Refreshments will be available in the café beginning at 6 p.m. For more information, call 317.931.4225. “Living Into the Edge” is presented by the Spirit & Place Festival and Christian Theological Seminary, with additional support from Studio Ninety Six, Grace Unlimited and Community of the Living Spirit. A portion of this program is made possible through a Worship Renewal Grant from the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship in Grand Rapids, Mich., with funds provided by Lilly Endowment, Inc. “Music, theology, business, food… every area of life has the opportunity walk up to or run from the edges of our comfort zone,” says Spirit & Place Festival Director Pamela Blevins-Hinkle. “We are excited to be working with these community partners to launch this new series that explores the Spirit & Place 2013 theme of RISK.”

Faris receives arborist distinction

Nate Faris, President of Faris Tree Consulting, just became the first arborist in Indiana to achieve both of arboriculture’s highest distinctions: Registered Consulting Arborist (February 2012) & Board Certified Master Arborist (February 2013). The distinction of Registered Consulting Arborist (RCA) is the highest level of membership offered by The American Society of Consulting Arborists. There are only a few hundred RCAs in the United States, and there are only 3 RCAs in Indiana. This distinction of Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA) is the highest certification

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Poetic Thoughts

by C.W. Pruitt II

Waving And Weeping I wrote the following 2 thoughts on Feb. 11, 2013 while listening to music. The first poem is about Sting's song 'Love Is The Seventh Wave'. The second poem is about Al Green's remakes of the Bee Gees in general.

7th wave wave after wave love laps the shore wave after wave love tumbles over hills and deserts and streams

tears i can live with i do not mind the sorrow of al green remaking the bee gees

CW Pruitt II has been on the poetry scene in Broad Ripple for years. Email your questions/comments to

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Jordan College of the Arts Announces the First Butler ArtsFest

A riot. A crushed uprising. A repressive regime. A human-rights movement. A new definition of dance, and a new language in music. Butler ArtsFest—eight days of music, theater, dance and art by Butler students and well-known Indianapolis professional groups—will showcase all that and more in an event centered around the theme of revolution. From April 18-28 on campus—mostly at Butler University’s new Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts—festivalgoers will be able to see more than 40 performances and other events, including former Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra conductor Raymond Leppard leading the Butler Symphony Orchestra, Butler Ballet performing Paul Taylor’s version of The Rite of Spring, Butler Theatre performing Lunar Revolution 2.0, a piece created by the Butler Theatre Department and Grammy Award-nominated percussionist Bobby Sanabria performing with the Butler Big Band. For more information or to order tickets, visit “The impetus for Butler ArtsFest was to have Jordan College make an impact on the community, actively reaching out, actively bringing people onto campus,” said Ronald Caltabiano, dean of Butler’s Jordan College of the Arts. “It is also a way to bring together the four arts on campus – music, dance, theater and art – and find ways in which we can collaborate and share multiple views of particular ideas.” The revolutionary pieces to be performed include: -Paul Taylor’s ballet Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rehearsal) with live music—the twopiano version of Stravinksy’s The Rite of Spring, a piece that’s part of the repertoire now but was considered so revolutionary when it premiered in 1912 that audience members

rioted. -The futuristic Prague 1968, written to memorialize the crushed Prague Spring movement in Czechoslovakia. -Frederic Rzewski’s monumental The People United Will Never Be Defeated, written as a tribute to the Chilean people struggling against a new, repressive regime. -SEVEN: Journeys, monologues from the 2006 play written by seven female playwrights about seven women who led human rights movements in their countries. Ultimately, Caltabiano would like to see Butler ArtsFest grow into something resembling the annual Spoleto festival in Charleston, S.C., which runs for more than two weeks each spring and attracts audiences from all over the country. “Over time,” he said, “I hope this brings a significant amount of attention to the arts at Butler and has a positive impact on Indianapolis as a cultural center.”

Blice Edwards Decorative Painting opens new design studio in Meridian-Kessler – Studio 54

Blice Edwards, a decorative painting and mural company founded in 1993 by Chris Blice and Jon Edwards, celebrates its 20th year in business by opening a new studio space called Studio 54, at 1101 E. 54th St., Indianapolis, IN, 46220. Studio F, in the Monon Shops. Their first studio in a garage just two blocks away at, coincidentally, 1101 E. 56th St. A mural in a tiny powder room of a Meridian-Kessler home was their first job. Today, their projects vary greatly. Most recently a 2,200 sq. ft. panoramic mural at Butler University; a huge sculptural mural in downtown Westfield, Indiana; and nursery murals for St. Vincent’s hospitals in Carmel and Fishers. Their color consultations, faux finishes, ceiling murals, polished plaster, trompe l’oeil, wood-graining, kids rooms, and painted canvas applications for wall and ceilings are just some of the services offered by this multi-faceted art and design company. Punctuality, consistency, and meeting the aesthetic sensibilities of residential and business projects have earned them great client loyalties. Local businesses like Posh Petals, Good Morning Mama’s, Village Cigar, Hilton Hotels, Elgin Water, Meridian Hills Country Club and Angie’s List have all trusted Blice Edwards with their decorative painting and design needs. Collaborations with creative designers and clients have led to projects involving transom windows, awnings, counter tops, wood floors, ceilings and all other surfaces that have require something unexpected. Every project is unique for each client, so nothing is ever replicated and everything is executed by hand. Studio 54 is open by appointment only, and, beginning this spring will open for First Friday gallery nights. Decorative painting workshops for the public will also be offered this spring as well. Please call (317) 259-4308 for more information about all services offered by Blice Edwards at Studio 54.

Puzzlemaster Will Shortz to Speak at Butler University

The New York Times crossword editor and NPR puzzlemaster Will Shortz will speak at 7 p.m. April 12 in Butler University’s Atherton Union Reilly Room, a presentation of the Department of Mathematics and Actuarial Sciences. Admission is free and open to the public without tickets. For more information, call (317) 940-9521. Shortz, a Crawfordsville, Ind., native and 1974 Indiana University graduate, will discuss his favorite crosswords, what makes a great crossword, how a crossword is constructed, a little on the history of crosswords, and what he does as a puzzle editor. He also will take questions, lead audience-participation word games, and sign copies of his books. Shortz has been crossword editor at The New York Times since 1993 and puzzlemaster for NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday since 1987. He is founder and director of the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament and the World Puzzle Championship, and cofounder of the World Puzzle Federation. He is author or editor of more than 500 books, including The Puzzlemaster Presents (Vols. 1 and 2), Will Shortz’s Tournament Crosswords, Will Shortz’s Best Brain Busters, and numerous best-selling volumes of Sudoku puzzles. He was the subject of the 2006 documentary Wordplay. In addition to his degree in enigmatology (the study of puzzles) from IU, Shortz earned his law degree from the University of Virginia in 1977. When he’s not working on puzzles or collecting puzzle books—he owns more than 25,000 puzzle books and magazines dating back to 1533, the world's largest library on the subject—Shortz is owner/director of the Westchester Table Tennis Center in his hometown of Pleasantville, N.Y., the largest table tennis facility in the United States.

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Blue II's Retirement Party Hundreds of fans lined up in the Butler Bookstore to pose with Blue II on March 29, two days before his birthday.

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By Alan Hague The Broad Ripple Village Association (BRVA) Land Use and Development committee met for the March meeting on the 26th at Broad Ripple United Methodist Church. There were two presentations. First was for property located at 5901 College Avenue. This was a follow-up from the previous meeting. The plan for the building at Kessler and College, that currently houses Fox Glass Studios, is to reconfigure it into three retail spaces. Ambrosia Restaurant is to move from the current Westfield Boulevard location into the middle space of this building. Small retail stores would be selected for the remaining spaces. The petition before the City of Indianapolis is to rezone the parking lot section of the property from D-5 to C-3. The committee voted to support this proposal. Last was for the property located at 6340 Ferguson Street. Audio Solutions, currently located at 64th and Guilford Avenue, plans to move into this building after renovating and adding a second floor. There was much discussion about this unusual block on Ferguson that leads to the canal. Some members of the committee felt that the guidelines of the Envision Broad Ripple plan should be implemented in this project. That would include restructuring the parking on Ferguson and adding 6340 Ferguson Street sidewalks. Others felt that this would be an unnecessary burden for this project in this specific block of Ferguson. The committee voted to support the project with stipulations of following the Envision plan if the adjoining property at 815 Main Street becomes retail. The next meeting of the committee is scheduled for April 23 at 6pm. The public is always welcome to observe.

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Five Marion County senior high school boys basketball players receive Kiwanis/Pacers scholarships Five Marion County Senior High School Boys Basketball players received scholarships from the Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis supported by the Indiana Pacers at the 67th annual Indiana State High School Boys Basketball Finals Luncheon on March 21 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The luncheon, sponsored by the Kiwanis Foundation of Indianapolis, honors the eight state finalist basketball teams. Boys pictured (left to right) are John Padgett (Perry Meridian), Dan Scofield (Lawrence North) and Wade Stallings (North Central). Not pictured are C.J. Harrington (Park Tudor) and Samuel Elmore (Scecina Memorial). Each received a $1,000 Indiana Pacers Boys Basketball Academic All-Star Scholarship, which recognize the importance of academic excellence in athletics and are given to five senior Marion County basketball players who maintain the highest career grade point averages. C.J. Harrington also received the $1,500 Jim Mills Memorial Scholarship, given to the All-Star who is selected MVP (Most Valuable Player). Also pictured (left to right) are officials who participated in the presentation. They are Jeremy King, Kiwanis Club president, and Bobby Cox, IHSAA Commissioner.

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Parcha Sweets II31 2101 Broad Ripple Ave 723-5600 Rene’s Bakery C4 ◄ 6524 B Cornell Ave 251-2253 H4

David Logue & Assoc. Insurance 6556 Ferguson St



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David E. Dearing, Attorney 6100 N. Keystone Ave. Suite 657 Jeffery A. Evans, Attorney 6202 College Ave Law Office of Dana E. Daniels 6325 Guilford Ave, suite 210 Law Office of Gary Colasessano 1915 Broad Ripple Ave Law Office of Keith Shelton 6251 Winthrop Ave. suite 12 Law Office of Robert Burkett 1111 E. 54th Street, Suite 106 Lawrence Law Firm 6100 Keystone Ave Suite 257 Luetzelschwab Law, LLC 711 E. 65th St Mellowitz & Hanefeld 6100 N. Keystone Ave Mercho Legal Services 6402 Cornell Ave Monday, Rodeffer, Jones & Albright 1915 Broad Ripple Ave O'Ryan Law Firm 1901 Broad Ripple Ave Law Office of Vanessa L. Powell 6117 College Ave Ste 3 Office of MaryAnn Schlegel Ruegger 6417 Carrollton Ave Ross & Brunner 6434 College Ave, suite F Kimber Leigh Whyte 1111 E. 54th St, suite 121



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6111 Salon K3 6111 College Ave A Do I3 6207 College Ave A Sign of the Tymes Salon HH33◄ 2750 62nd St Abstract Nails & Wellness Studio D4 819 E. 64th St, Suite 103 Adorn I3 6201 College Ave Air-Tan I3◄ 6249 College Ave Angelanna Armando - Esthetician/Nail Tech KK26◄ 5877 Crestview Ave Art of the Soul Center OO24 5345 Winthrop Ave. suite C Balance Pilates Studio E4 6340 Ferguson St bambū G5 916 Westfield Blvd Belladonna C4 6512 Ferguson St Bill’s Hair Design J2 6163 College Ave Bobby Cooper Salon D4 725 E. 65th St, Suite 100

Bogie’s Barber Shop 837 Westfield Blvd 254-8015


Rock & Hard Place Gen. Store 826 Broad Ripple Ave SweeTies Gourmet Treats 1081 Broad Ripple Ave United Package Liquors 1067 Broad Ripple Ave Village Pantry 6302 College Ave

Anastasia Demos Mills 5954 College Ave Caress Law Group 5420 N. College Avenue, Suite 100

Coffey Law 6532 Cornell Ave 722-0073

Places of Worship

Northminster Presbyterian 1660 Kessler Blvd 251-9489

State Farm - Elizabeth Marshall K2 6124 N. College Ave 255-2700


B.R. Nails G7◄ 1062 Broad Ripple Ave Brandon Hair Designer JJ23 6025 College Ave Broad Ripple Barbershop J4 6194 Guilford Ave Broad Ripple Body, Mind & Spirit KK22 5944 Central Ave Broad Ripple Hair Design OO23 5420 College Ave Broad Ripple Massage Practice D4 819 E. 64th St, Suite 234 Broad Ripple Tans HH30 1908 Broad Ripple Ave Scott A. Cavins, LMFT, LMHC KK28 1660 Kessler Blvd Changes Salon D4 6416 Ferguson St Classic Cleaners/Tan I6◄ 1037 Broad Ripple Ave The Coaching Cabin OO25 1049 E. 54th St Collage Therapeutic Group G4 6325 Guilford Ave The Dailey Method Indianapolis D4 725 E. 65th St, Suite 200

Bogie's Barber Shop (317) 254-8015 (317) 701-3006 837 Westfield Blvd. Mon: 9-12 Tue, Thu, Fri: 9-7 Wed: 10-7 Sat: 9-3

Simplicity Massage Studio 6161 College Ave



Skinners Hair Design I4◄ 6233 Carrollton Ave Snapdragon Salon & Spa JJ32◄ Glendale Town Center So.Be.Fit. OO25◄ 1134 E 54th Studio B The Spa @ French Pharmacie G3 823 ½ E. Westfield Blvd. Static Salon C4 6503 Ferguson St Style D4 820 E. 64th St Supercuts II30 2112 E. 62nd St

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Eclectic Peace Beauty Lounge D4 819 E. 64th St ste 101 Elisabeth Henn-Carlson, LMHC PP24 740 East 52 Street, Suite 12 emmetts THE STUDIO OO23 711 E 54th St Eternal Knowing OO25 1111 E. 54th Street ste 141 eyeMAX C3 6503 Carrollton Ave Facets Studio I5 6251 Winthrop Ave The Fitness Lab I5 6201 Winthrop Ave, Ste 1 Flaunt C4 6515 Ferguson St Great Clips I7 1077 Broad Ripple Ave Hair @ 6310 E2◄ 6310 College Ave Hair Benders I5 6251 Winthrop Ave suite 9 Hair Etc. E4 6360 Guilford Ave Hair It Is I5 6251 Winthrop Ave suite 10 Hairquarters B4 6551 Ferguson St Hair That Rocks PP25 1109 E. 52nd St Heal Thyself & Co I1 6220 Broadway St The Healing Room D4 819 E. 64th St Herbonique H4 6332 Guilford Ave suite 205 Indy Acupuncture J3 6155 College Ave Indy Physical Therapy H4 831 Broad Ripple Ave Infinity HairWorks C4 6511 Ferguson St Just Feet PP30 2021 E. 52nd St Ste 211 Scott Burns Kahler, MA, LMFT D4 819 E. 64th St, Suite 248 LA Fitness JJ31 6160 Keystone Ave Lotus Spa / Nails HH31 2138 E. 62nd St Macy’s - The Salon II32 Glendale Town Center MakeUp by Sparkle I3 6214 Carrollton Ave Ste. E Massage iNDY II31 6144 Hillside Ave Ste 10 Mecca School of Massage I4 6225 Carrollton Ave Metamorphosis H4 828 Broad Ripple Ave Modern Nails I7 1065 Broad Ripple Ave mojo day spa OO25 1111 E. 54th Ste #140 Molly Meier, LMHC Counseling D3 6408 Carrollton Ave Mona’s Hair Design E4 6349 Guilford Ave Moondance Massage Therapy PP25 5255 Guilford Ave Ed Morris LPC, LMHC OO25 1111 E. 54th Ste #107 Mother Nature’s Sun C4 6516 Ferguson St. New Energy Wellness OO29 2026 E. 54th One Life Pilates H3 6285 College Ave suite A One Body Inc. B4 6528 Ferguson St Osteopathic Clinic - Dr. Defrese D2 6471 Broadway St Pilates - The Integrated Body C4 6507 Ferguson St Reiki Center of Indiana OO25 1111 E. 54th Ste #139 Sabai Salon D3 6407 Carrollton Ave Salon6 E2 6378 College Ave Salon Rue 52 PP23 648 E. 52nd St School of Metaphysics II31 6138 Hillside Ave Shampoo Salon H3 6247 College Ave Shear Artistry I5 6201 Winthrop Ave Ste 2 Shear Uphoria D4 819 E. 64th St, Suite 102

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Blue Heron B&B 7123 Edgewater Place Boone Docks Bed & Breakfast 7159 Edgewater Place Indy Hostel 4903 Winthrop Ave Shirley's Bed & Breakfast 5870 Norwaldo Ave


The Claridge Apts 6007 College Ave College Court Condos 5347 College Ave College Manor Apts 6350 College Ave Edgewater Apartments 6701 College Ave Equitable Solutions 6251 Winthrop Ave. suite 4

Flowers & Gifts 1134 E. 54th St. Studio A 923-6000


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Advanced Orthopaedic Foot/Ankle 6215 College Ave Allergy Relief Center 6471 Broadway St Sarah Amo, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Dr. Arno Family Medicine 2620 Kessler Blvd 644-5000 Janice Bilby, M.D. 1095 Broad Ripple Ave 621-3731 Broad Ripple Avenue Chiropractic 1803 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Dental Assn. 6214 Carrollton Ave


Kelly Burrough, N.P. 1095 Broad Ripple Ave 621-3731 Compass Chiropractic 5420 N College ave. Suite 101 Scott Christy, D.D.S. 6201 Winthrop Ave


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Amer. Legion Kennington Post 6440 Westfield Blvd Bishop Chatard High School 5885 Crittenden Ave Broad Ripple Amer. Legion Post #3 6379 College Ave Broad Ripple Fire Station #32 6330 Guilford Ave Broad Ripple High School 1115 Broad Ripple Ave


Broad Ripple Masonic Lodge 1716 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Park 1550 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Post Office 6255 Carrollton Ave


Broadway Park 61st and Broadway St Canterbury Park 5510 Carvel Ave Indpls. Mar. Cty. Public Library Glendale Mall 6100 Keystone Ave Marott Park 7350 College Ave Indpls North Side Optimists Park 775 E. 66th St Park Tudor School 7200 College Ave School 55 - Eliza Blaker 1349 E. 54th St School 84 - Joseph Bingham 440 E. 57th St Wash. Twp. Assessor’s Office 2188 E. 54th St Wash. Twp. Small Claims Court 5302 N. Keystone Ave Suite E




Broad Ripple Village Assn. 6311 Westfield Blvd 251-2782


Margarita Czeskis, M.D. 1095a Broad Ripple Ave 621-3680 Mylinda Cripe, N.P. 1095a Broad Ripple Ave 621-3680 Dr. Rob Diegel 840 E. 64th St


EYE Can See 6311 Westfield Blvd #103A Irene Fox, M.D. 1095a Broad Ripple Ave 621-3680 Dr. William Fulton, DC 6434 #D College Ave


Tronya Hawkins, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Dr. Harvey Himelstein 6320 Ferguson St Dr. Andrey M. Horton, D.D.S. 6434 College Ave Jansen Chiropractic and Wellness 1810 Broad Ripple Ave Ste 9 Dr. Ronald L. Johnston, D.D.S. 6545 Carrollton Ave Dr. John M. Klemen, D.D.S. 6112 College Ave


Dr. Robert D. Lucus, D.D.S. 6211 College Ave Martin Dentistry 1927 Broad Ripple Ave Dr. Millicent Moye 2620 Kessler Blvd 644-5000 Northside Family Physicians 6320 Ferguson St Tameka O'Neal, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Ocularis Optometry 5345 Winthrop Ave. suite D Ossip Optometry 804 Broad Ripple Ave Osteopathic Clinic - Dr. Defrese 6471 Broadway St George Pendygraft, P.C. 6770 Spirit Lake Dr. Michael Pratt, DC 6434 #D College Ave Dr. Joel Sagalowsky, D.D.S. 6117 College Ave Ste 4 Shepherd Internal Medicine 6201 Winthrop Ave, Ste 4 St. Vincent Physical Therapy 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Dirk A. Sterley, D.D.S. 6545 Carrollton Ave Darlene Vaughn, D.D.S. 6214 Carrollton Ave Mitch Wohlmuth, D.D.S. 917 E. 62nd St


Dr. Eve Earley, D.C., C.S.T. 6344 Kingsley Dr 257-7282

Glendale Dental Associates 6202 Evanston Ave 251-0085

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Paul Kolman, D.D.S. C5◄ 6508 #4 Westfield Blvd 255-8546

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Pet Supplies “Plus” 2238 E. 62nd St. The Neighborhood Veterinarian 2110 E. 62nd St. Three Dog Bakery 844 Broad Ripple Ave Village Dog, The 6224 Winthrop Ave

Broad Ripple Kiwanis meets at Binkley’s 217-6139


Jade North Apartments 6565 College Ave JR Walsh Realty 6535 Cornell Ave Lakewood Lodge 6630 Glenbrook Dr Landford Realty Corp. 6332 Guilford Ave, suite 205 Lincolnshire Apartments 6221 College Ave McLane Realty 6358 College Ave Monon Mortgage 6525 Ferguson St Monon Place Apartments 5900 Carvel Ave Monon Walk Apts 6115 Winthrop Ave Morris Group Realty 5936 N. Keystone Ave., Ste 203 Pangea Grove Apartments 5018 Lemans Dr RE/MAX Ability Plus 711 E. 65th St School 80 Condominiums 920 E. 62nd St Secure Real Estate Group 5345 N. Winthrop Ave. Shore Acres Apartments 1105 Westfield Court West Sycamore Group Realty 815 E. 64th Pl T&H Realty Services 760 E. 52nd St The Townes at Winthrop 6139 Winthrop Ave Veritas Realty 930 E. 66th St Wellington Square Apartments 725 E. 64th St

Broad Ripple Family Dental 6117 College Ave 257-3368








Broad Ripple Apts






Bark Tutor 2122 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Animal Clinic 6225 Broadway St BR Animal Wellness Center 5897 College Ave Broad Ripple Canine Design 1430 Broad Ripple Ave City Dogs Grocery 5209 College Ave Fur Bee 6552 Cornell Ave Good Dog Hotel and Spa 5345 N. Winthrop Ave

Paw Patch Place 4850 College Ave 253-5964









Carrollton Manor Apartments 5322 Carrollton Ave 257-7884


School 80 Condos



Synchronistic Touch 6471 Broadway Street The Yoga Center 6245 College Ave Title Boxing Club 2625 E. 62nd St Touch by an A.N.G.E.L. Massage 819 E. 64th St, Suite 238 Untitled Ink 6357 Guilford Ave Urban Gypsy 6407 Ferguson St Village Barber Shop 810 64th St suite 200 Virginia Jarvis Coiffures 716 E. 65th St Weekend Warrior Med. Supplies 1430 Broad Ripple Ave Weight Watchers Glendale Town Center Wellness Space, The 916 Westfield Blvd Suite 240 Where Beauty Begins 6521 Winthrop Ave Suite 9 White Orchid Salon 5345 Winthrop Ave. suite E

1001 Properties 6201 Winthrop Ave #7 American Village 2026 E. 54th St 253-6950 Apter Properties 810 E. 64th St Broad Ripple Apartments 6184A Carvel Ave Broad Ripple Realty 1111 E. 54th Ste #300 Broad Ripple Trails 5220 Luzzane Lane Brooks Real Estate Services 845 E. 65th St Carpenter Realtors 6101 College Ave







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21 = 21 & over D = Pet Friendly (outdoor) 10-01 Food & Drink H5 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Alley Cat Lounge 21 H4◄ 6267 Carrollton Ave Ambrosia Ristorante G5 915 Westfield Blvd Amer. Legion Kennington Post D5◄ 6440 Westfield Blvd Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill D G7 1050 Broad Ripple Ave Arby's FF32◄ 6483 Keystone Ave Aristocrat Pub & Restaurant PP23◄ 5212 College Ave Average Joe’s Sports Pub 21 G4 814 Broad Ripple Ave

Baskin Robbins HH31 2201B Broad Ripple Ave 253-5333

Bazbeaux G3◄ 811 Westfield Blvd Bebop Pizza Kitchen OO23 705 E 54th St Binkley’s Kitchen & Bar KK23 5902 College Ave Birdy’s Bar & Grill 21 CC31◄ 2131 E. 71st St Biscuits Cafe D I6◄ 1035 Broad Ripple Ave Boogie Burger D HH30◄ 1904 Broad Ripple Ave BRICS E5◄ 901 E. 64th St

Broad Ripple Brewpub 840 E. 65th St 253-2739


Broad Ripple Tavern 21 H3◄ 745 Broad Ripple Ave

Brothers Bar and Grill D G5◄ 910 Broad Ripple Ave 252-5530 Brugge Brasserie G5◄ 1011 Westfield Blvd Buffalo Wild Wings H5 6235 Guilford Ave Canal Bistro D E4◄ 6349 Guilford Ave 254-8700 Casba 21 G5 6319 Guilford Ave Chumley’s Grill 21 H4◄ 838 Broad Ripple Ave Connor’s Pub 21 E4 6331 Ferguson St

Carrollton Manor Apartments 5322 Carrollton Avenue Located in SoBro



Corner Wine Bar 6331 Guilford Ave 255-5159




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How To Get To Broad Ripple From: Castleton I-465 and I-69


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Cornerstone Coffee OO23◄ 651 E. 54th St Crackers Comedy Club 18 H3 6281 College Ave Donato’s Pizza II31◄ 2357 Broad Ripple Ave Egyptian Cafe & Hooka Bar 21 D H4 6265 Carrollton Ave Einstein Bros Bagels D H8◄ 1055 Broad Ripple Ave Fat Dan's Chicago-Style Deli OO23 5410 College Ave Fire C4 6523 Ferguson St Flatwater Restaurant and Bar D G4◄ 832 Westfield Blvd Good Morning Mama’s OO24 1031 E. 54th St Greek's Pizzeria H4 6336 Guilford Ave H2O Sushi HH30 1912 Broad Ripple Ave

Hollyhock Hill 8110 College Ave 251-2294

Hot Box Pizza H4◄ 715 Broad Ripple Ave Hubbard & Cravens Coffee Co I4◄ 6229 Carrollton Ave India Garden H4 830 Broad Ripple Ave Jazz Kitchen, The OO23◄ 5377 College Ave Jimmy John’s H4 845 Broad Ripple Ave JT’s Grille and Bar OO30◄ 2210 E. 54th St Keystone Deli PP31◄ 2344 E. 53rd St Khoury’s 21 HH30 1850 Broad Ripple Ave Kilroy's Bar and Grill H4◄ 831 Broad Ripple Ave KFC II31 6154 N. Keystone Avenue La Bamba H4 840 Broad Ripple Ave La Chinita Poblana G5 927 Westfield Blvd

La Piedad 6524 Cornell Ave 475-0988




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Gas/Service Stations BP Service Station 7068 College Ave Rich Gas Station 6419 College Ave




Landsharks 21 H4 810 Broad Ripple Ave Lava Lounge 21 G4 6308 Guilford Ave Mama Carolla’s Italian Rest. OO24 1031 E. 54th St Marco’s Pizza G5◄ 916 Westfield Blvd Marco’s Restaurant & Lounge OO31 2380 E. 54th St McDonald’s G6◄ 1020 Broad Ripple Ave MCL Cafeteria II31 2121 Broad Ripple Ave Mediterra G3 815 Westfield Blvd The Meridian LL20 5694 Meridian St Mineshaft Saloon 21 H4 812 Broad Ripple Ave Moe & Johnny’s D OO23 5380 College Ave Monical’s Pizza HH32◄ 2635 E. 62nd St. Monkey’s Tale Bar 21 G5 925 Westfield Blvd Monon Coffee Company G5◄ 920 Westfield Blvd Monon Food Company D C5◄ 6420 Cornell Ave Naked Tchopstix D H3◄ 6253 College Ave New Paradise Cafe S H5 6314 Winthrop Ave Noodles & Co H5 927 Broad Ripple Ave Northside Kitchenette C3◄ 6515 College Ave Northside Social C3 6525 College Ave Old Pro’s Table H4◄ 827 Broad Ripple Ave

Pawn Shop Pub D OO31◄ 2222 E. 54th St 255-5430 Pei Wei JJ32 Glendale Town Center Penn Station East Coast Subs I7◄ 1089 Broad Ripple Ave Perk Up D C5◄ 6536 Cornell Ave


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Petite Chou D G3◄ 823 E. Westfield Blvd. Plump’s Last Shot D D5◄ 6416 Cornell Ave Poccadio I7 1045 Broad Ripple Ave Qdoba D G4 6334 Guilford Ave RA Nightclub 21 H3 6283 College Ave Red Key Tavern 21 PP23◄ 5170 College Ave Red Room, The G5 6335 Guilford Ave Ripple Bagel & Deli H4◄ 850 Broad Ripple Ave Rock Lobster 21 H4 820 Broad Ripple Ave Rookies Eatery & Pub CC32 2450 E 71st St Sabbatical H5 921 Broad Ripple Ave Sam’s Gyros OO23 5404 College Ave Shalimar Indian Restaurant I7◄ 1043 Broad Ripple Ave Sidewok Café, The I7◄ 1087 Broad Ripple Ave SoBro Cafe PP23 653 E. 52nd St Starbucks H4◄ 854 Broad Ripple Ave Subway H5 901 Broad Ripple Ave Sushi Bar H5◄ 901 Broad Ripple Ave Taste Cafe & Marketplace D PP23 5164 College Ave Thai Cafe I7 1041 Broad Ripple Ave The Usual Suspects G5 6319 Guilford Ave Three Sisters Cafe E4 6360 Guilford Ave Thr3e Wise Men Brewing Co. H7◄ 1021 Broad Ripple Ave Tru Nightclub 21 H5 6235 Guilford Ave Twenty Tap OO23◄ 5406 College Ave

8Fifteen D3 815 E. 65th St 20 Past 4 & More C3◄ 6507 College Ave About Music E2 6343 College Ave addendum G5 908 Westfield Blvd Audio Solutions E5 6371 Guilford Ave Backyard Birds OO31◄ 2374 E. 54th St Be: bon vivant OO23 5369 College Ave Bead Angels D4◄ 6419 Ferguson St Bébé Gâté H5 920 Broad Ripple Ave Bella Bridesmaids C3 726 E. 65th St Bicycle Exchange OO24 5345 Winthrop Ave ste B Big Hat Books C5◄ 6510 Cornell Ave

Bike Line, The 6520 Cornell Ave 253-2611


Good Earth Natural Food 6350 Guilford Ave 254-8604


Blue Door, The D2◄ 6426 College Ave BlueMile I7◄ 1079 Broad Ripple Ave Blush Shoetique G4 833 E. Westfield Blvd. Bokay Florist KK31 5890 Keystone Ave Broad Ripple Knits E4 6367 Guilford Ave Broad Ripple Vintage D4◄ 824 E. 64th St Bungalow, The G5◄ 924 Westfield Blvd Cartabella G4 825 Westfield Blvd Carter's Garage G4 833a E. Westfield Blvd. Ceramic Dreams D OO26 ◄ 1134 E. 54th St. Studio G Chelsea’s G5◄ 902 Westfield Blvd Coby Palmer Designs OO31 2376 E. 54th St CVS G2 6290 College Ave Der Glass Werks Stained Glass K3 6055 College Ave Designer Men’s Room C3 720 E. 65th St Dinwiddies I3 6216 Carrollton Ave The Exchange H5 912 Broad Ripple Ave Fine Estate Rugs KK23 5914 College Ave Fox Studios KK23 5901 College Ave Girly Chic Boutique G5◄ 922 Westfield Blvd got SOLE? 6243 College Ave

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Union Jack Pub H5◄ 924 Broad Ripple Ave Village Cigar 21 C3 6513 College Ave Vogue Inc 21 H3◄ 6259 College Ave Wellington Pub 21 G5 6331 Guilford Ave Wild Beaver Saloon 21 H4 723 Broad Ripple Ave YATS D OO23◄ 5363 College Ave ‘Za pizza H4 801 Broad Ripple Ave Zest D OO26 1134 54th St









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Take Michigan Road south approx. 2 ¾ miles to Westlane Rd. Turn left (East) onto Westlane Rd. Take Westlane Rd (becomes 73rd, then 71st St.) approx. 4 miles to College Ave. Turn right (South) onto College Ave. Take College Ave. approx. 1 mile Take Meridian St. North approx. 6 ½ miles to Westfield Blvd. Turn right (North-East) onto Westfield Blvd. Take Westfield Blvd approx. 1 mile




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Take US31 (Meridian St.) South approx. 3 ¼ miles to 71st St. Turn left (East) on to 71st St. Take 71st St. approx. ½ mile to College Ave. Turn right (South) onto College Ave. Take College Ave. approx. 1 mile





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Habig Garden Shop PP23 5201 College Ave Half Baked Pottery H5 918 Broad Ripple Ave Hardwickes Pipe & Tobacco H3◄ 743 Broad Ripple Ave Head Lines G6 1056 Broad Ripple Ave Health Spot Vitamins HH31◄ 2128 Broad Ripple Ave Hedlund Hardware II31 2369 Broad Ripple Ave Honey Boutique G4 841 E. Westfield Blvd. I Do Too Fashion I5 6251 Winthrop Ave Suite 3 Indie Bike PP23 652 E. 52nd St

Indy CD & Vinyl H4◄ 806 Broad Ripple Ave 259-1012

Indy Upcycle E4 6354 Guilford Ave Jewels by Park Lane MM24 923 E 56th St Kayak Pools Midwest C4 845 E. 65th St Letters From Home OO26◄ 1134 E. 54th St, Studio L Little Super PP23 5208 College Ave Lucky B G5 912 Westfield Blvd Luna Music PP23 5202 College Ave Magic Bus, The I7 1073 Broad Ripple Ave Marigold C5◄ 6512 Cornell Ave McNamara Florist II32◄ 2635 E. 62nd St M.H. Pomander's Bridal OO26 1101 E 54th St Michael’s Jewelry I5 6251 Winthrop Ave suite 5 Moondance Jewelry & Boutique D4 6323 Ferguson St N. Rue & Co. OO26 1134 E. 54th St, Studio I Niche H5 916 Broad Ripple Ave Night Owl Baby D5 6406 Cornell Ave P.S. Jewelers B3 6575 College Ave Palm Court Designs OO26◄ 1134 54th St, Studio K Panda(ology) G3◄ 823 ½ E. Westfield Blvd. Periwinkle G5◄ 6323 Guilford Ave Pitaya H4 842 Broad Ripple Ave The Playful Soul C4 6516 Ferguson St. Portico F3 804 Laverock Rd

Posh Petals OO25◄ 1134 E. 54th St. Studio A 923-6000 Reclamation OO24 5335 Winthrop Ave Reese Kitchens OO25 1057 E. 54th St Redemption G3 826 E. Westfield Blvd. Ripple Surf Board Shop H4 832 Broad Ripple Ave Rosalind Pope Surroundings OO26 1101 E 54th St Rusted Moon Outfitters D5 6410 Cornell Ave Sherwin-Williams II31 2221 E. 62nd St Suite A Shop Tibet G3 835 E. Westfield Blvd.

Solomon-Jones Antiques & Interiors 1003 E. 52nd Snazzi Boutique 6356 Guilford Ave Susan Van Huss Design Studio 5343 Winthrop Ave Teeki Hut 807 Broad Ripple Ave Toggery Resale Boutique 1810 Broad Ripple Ave Toolbox Men's Supply Company 853 E. 65th St Ubër Design 5912 College Ave Urban Optiks 840 E. 64th St Utterly Pink 839 E. Westfield Blvd. Value World 2350 E. 52nd St Vibes Records 1051 E. 54th St The Next Step 6352 Guilford Ave The Village Experience 6055 College Ave Weaver’s Lawn & Garden 1316 Broad Ripple Ave The Wedding Studio 823 ½ E. Westfield Blvd. Wild Side Smoke Shop 914 Broad Ripple Ave


Aaron M. Rader Bail Bonds 819 E. 64th St, Ste 218 Adoption Support Center 6331 Carrollton Ave Airmaster Heating & Cooling 5416 College Ave Alterations Express 2315 E. 53rd St Alterations United Repair 817 Broad Ripple Ave Apple Press 6327 Ferguson St Architectural Restoration, Inc. 1101 54th St, Studio G Artcraft Upholstery 710 E. 52nd St Assassin HTPC 6220 College Ave

Auto Detailers 5212 Keystone Ct.


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AVI Systems 6413 College Ave Bray Technologies PC Repair 6132 College Ave


Brinkman Press 2112 E. 54th St Broad Ripple Appliance 2717 E. 56th Broad Ripple Automotive 5312 Keystone Ave Broad Ripple Design Assoc. 660 E. 62nd St Broad Ripple Lawn Equipment 823 E. 64th St Broad Ripple Lock Service 2023 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple P&L 6224 College Ave Broad Ripple Restoration Painting 5916 Birchwood Ave Brothers Floor Covering 1025 E. 54th St Cabinetpak Kitchens 6038 Keystone Ave Call My List 6258 College Ave


Bright Ideas 7425 Westfield Blvd 257-4111


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Cardinal Manufacturing PP24 710 E. 52nd St Carreau Design C5 6528 Cornell Ave Central Indiana Comm. Foundation I11 1405 Broad Ripple Ave Chef JJ’s Back Yard G7 1040 Broad Ripple Ave Classic Cleaners I6 1037 Broad Ripple Ave Clark & Osborne A4 6617 Ferguson St DEA, Inc. C4 6548 Ferguson St Deanna Hoskins Interior Design C4 6418 Carrollton Ave Deering Cleaners E2 6380 College Ave Demerly Architects C5 6500 Westfield Blvd DeveloperTown PP24 5255 Winthrop Ave Drewmont Graphics OO24 5343 Winthrop Ave Earthwave Technologies D3 710 E. 64th St Easter Conservation Services OO26 1134 E. 54th St. Suite J Elgin Water Care H6 1009 Broad Ripple Ave Event One DJs E2 6358 N. College Ave FedEx/Kinko’s G6 1050 Broad Ripple Ave Firebelly Marketing I4 6235 Carrollton Ave Suite B

Flanner & Buchanan H10◄ 1305 Broad Ripple Ave 475-4475 Front Row Tickets 6358 College Ave Greg Smith Associates, Inc. 6515 Carrollton Ave Hit City Recording Studio 707 E 54th St Hour Motors 6121 College Ave


Hubbard & Cravens Headquarters 1114 East 52nd St


Howald Heating & Air Cond. 6542 Westfield Blvd 255-4328

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Hughey Automotive & Marine 5337 Winthrop Ave. 507-7559


Klassical Keys 833 E. 64th St 594-3418


Indianapolis Granite and Marble OO24 5360 Winthrop Ave Indy Cellular Repair I5 6251 Winthrop Ave Suite 2 Infinite Self Storage PP25◄ 1102 E 52nd St Insights Consulting, Inc KK23 5948 N. College Ave Integrated Learning I2 6201 College Ave Integrity Development Partners B5 930 E. 66th St ITEX K2 6116 College Ave Jiffy Lube D3◄ 6401 College Ave Joy’s House HH30 2028 Broad Ripple Ave Kayak Pools Midwest C4 845 E. 65th St Kimmel Shoe Repair H3 733 Broad Ripple Ave Laundromat FF32◄ 2509 E. 65th St LifeGrid Internet HH29 1810 Broad Ripple Ave. #12 MicroVote General Corporation E4 6366 Guilford Ave

Mirror Man, LLC I5 6201 Winthrop Ave Lower B Momentum Design H4 6304 Guilford Ave, suite A Mr. Poster E4◄ 855 Main St National Moto Cycle PP23 5206 College Ave Noble of Indiana JJ23 6060 College Ave Northern Heating & Cooling PP25 5240 N Winthrop Ave Nugent Design B5 930 E 66th St NVS K2 6116 College Ave Ste 3 Nygaard’s Service Center KK23 5898 College Ave OASIS H10◄ 1305 Broad Ripple Ave (lower level F&B) Olis Construction HH29 1654 Broad Ripple Ave Online Architecture E5 6344 Cornell Ave Optical Repair Shoppe JJ23◄ 6021 College Ave

Painting By A Woman’s Touch JJ28 6141 Primrose Ave 255-8754 Pak Mail II31◄ 2113 Broad Ripple Ave 255-SHIP Passwater’s Auto Specialists H4 829 Broad Ripple Ave Premier Music Studios J3 6177 College Ave PRN Graphics OO25 1051 E. 54th St #B Process Controls Corp. C4 6519 Ferguson St Re-Bath Designs JJ31 6038 Keystone Ave Renaissance Studios Music C5 6516 Cornell Ave Ringo's Vintage Cars B5 6568 Cornell Ave Ripple FX Inc E4 6330 Ferguson St Riverwalk (banquet facility) DD25 6729 Westfield Blvd Rogers Pools E5 6364 Westfield Blvd Royal Trophies & Awards C3 6539 Carrollton Ave Sasha’s Watch & Jewelry Repair H3 739 Broad Ripple Ave Scofield Editorial E3 6345 Carrollton Ave Small Box Consulting H4 6332 Guilford Ave Suite 207 Smoking Iron Alterations E4◄ 6358 Guilford Ave Stretch Logistics I4 6220 Carrollton Ave Techedvise C5 6500 Westfield Blvd Tender Loving Care Health II31 6100 N. Keystone Ave. Suite 360 TGS Architects C4 6535 Ferguson St Total Computing F5 6311 Westfield Blvd touchAsoul design studio B5 6500 Westfield Blvd The UPS Store I7◄ 1075 Broad Ripple Ave Velvet Touch Dry Cleaners C3 6509 College Ave Village Montessori School A4 888 E 66th St Wilsbach Entertainment C4 6507 Ferguson St 250-8469 Zech Studios OO30 2060 E. 54th St Suite 10

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This is a column with items of interest to our readers pulled from the daily announcements at Broad Ripple Magnet High School.

From the BRMHS Announcements •

Congratulations to the first ever Broad Ripple Indoor Winter Color Guard, who competed in the Grand Finale Competition at Center Grove on Saturday. The team of Alonashay Landers, Jimiria Bailey, Jordon Gaines, Alexis Scott, Sativa Rowell, and the equipment crew of Mauricio Acosta, Jonathon Rojas, and D'Onte Norris all represented Broad Ripple in fine fashion. We look forward to improving and growing as we already are making plans for next year! Great job!

Random Ripplings

Johnny's Market, 6335 College Avenue [E3 on map], begins rebuilding for Spring opening. As of press time, the building destroyed by the accident had been cleaned up in preparation for putting up the new structure.

• Broad Ripple Alum do good! IU College or Arts & Sciences 2012 Fall

Dean’s List Eligibility: students who complete at least 12 graded credit hours in a single semester, earning at least a 3.700 GPA. They will be recognized at the Founder Scholars’ Program on April 6. All four are BR grads of 2009. All four are seniors. Derek Kaellner, Sean Kaellner, Lindee Welsh, Kelsey Van Wyk. Derek, Sean and Lindee will graduate in May; Kelsey in December

Congratulations to Shakira Bowers who received the State NAACP ACTSO Award in Sculpture, Michaela McCulley who received the State Award for Photography and senior Aaron Dorsett – NAACP ACTSO VISUAL ART STATE WINNER. All will compete at the ACT-SO Nationals in New Orleans in July.

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The business division (BizDiv) of the Broad Ripple Village Association (BRVA) recently held a mixer at the Broad Ripple Tavern, located at 745 Broad Ripple Avenue [H3 on map]. Local business members discussed Village concerns and upcoming events and enjoyed some tasty appetizers. The BizDiv meets monthly on the 2nd Wednesday. Indiana Diesels beat the Predators at Broad Ripple Magnet High School on March 24.

Marshall’s buzzer beater tip-in lifts Indiana Diesels to win over Suak Valley Predators in IBA-PBL by Tim Tuttle

photo courtesy of Breakfast Optimist Club

Elmer Bradshaw presents and award at the Concord Center Basketball Contest.

Breakfast Optimist Club of Indianapolis Breakfast Optimist Club of Indianapolis sponsors a basketball contest. The club promotes fun and good physical fitness through the pass, dribble, and shoot program. Since 1997 the club has sponsored the program at the Concord Center, located at 13205 N. Meridian Street. Concord center has been serving the inner city youth and community for over 100 years. Recently the club conducted the contest for different age groups, boys and girls. The first place winners of the different age groups continue to the state finals. The Breakfast Optimist Club has been serving youth and the community since 1958. We are now in our 55th year. The club meets at 7:30am every week at Perkins Restaurant on East 82nd Street. Other projects are: A Buying hearing aids for kids who cannot afford them B Contests for essays and oratorical. District winners receive A $2500 scholarship. C Respect for Law Camp D Special Olympics Contact person Elbert Bradshaw 317-844-2076 shawbrad@msn.Com or David Best (President of club ) 317-251-5136, email

Harry Marshall’s high-flying tip-in with .9-second remaining lifted the Indiana Diesels to a 104-102 victory over the Sauk Valley Predators in an IBA-PBL pro basketball game Sunday, March 24, at Broad Ripple High. The Diesels’ Billy Pettiford began the game-deciding play by grabbing a long rebound in the Predators’ front court. The 6-foot-8 former IUPUI player dribbled into Indiana’s front court and missed a contested jump shot in the lane. The 6-foot Marshall, a former star at Indiana’s Owen Valley High, launched himself and, above the rim, reached back with his left hand to tap the ball into the basket. “We made a quick (defensive) stop and we didn’t want to call a time out,” Marshall explained. “We wanted to attack. Billy was going for the basket and I made my mind up to go for it if he missed. The ball came off the front of the rim and I was almost past it.” It was a game of firsts for the Diesels, who moved from Columbus, Ind., to Indianapolis in February. They won their season opener in their initial game on their home court and it was also their first game in the IBA-PBL, formed for the 2013 season from a merger between the Independent Basketball Association and the Premier Basketball League. Diesels were a member of the PBL in 2012 and began playing in the ABA in 2010 It was the first defeat for the Predators (4-1), from Sterling, Ill., who had opened the season with four straight victories. “We won our first game against a team playing its fifth,” said Diesels’ coach Aaron Hogg, who won his first game as a pro coach. “We made a lot of bonehead mistakes and we still won the game. If we can eliminate mistakes like those, we have a chance to be pretty good.” Marshall played four seasons at Indiana State and has spent the past three playing in The Netherlands, the NBA Development League with the Canton (Ohio) Charge and Germany. He returned home early from Germany to be with his wife for the birth of his son, Harry III, on Jan. 30. “I couldn’t miss that,” Marshall said. Playing point guard, Marshall scored 17 points and was outstanding on defense. INDIANA DIESELS (104) Alex Stewart 1 1-1 3, Dave Inabnit 4 1-3 11, Chris Ames 9 0-0 18, Billy Pettiford 1 5-10 7, Gerad Devaughn 7 2-4 16, Harry Marshall 8 0-0 17, Brandon McGee 6 3-4 17, Sergy Struck 3 1-2 9, Devin Williams 1 0-0 2, Jerry Turner 1 0-0 2, Tre Kemp 1 0-0 2, Totals 42 FG, 13-24 FT-FTA, 104 TP.

The Broad Ripple Gazette

Gettin’ Ripped in Ripple by Laura Minor

Sudoku solutions

puzzles on Page 10

Hidden History solution

puzzle on Page 10


Ignore Haters and Be Greater! While at lunch with my mother the other day, she mentioned seeing a show on PBS that featured the first woman that ran in the Boston Marathon. Since I am scheduled to run this race on April 15th this year I was especially intrigued about learning more about her story, and I found a video clip online that was very interesting, and with a very powerful message. Here is a summary of her story: Although long distance running was considered very inappropriate for women at the time, in 1967, Katherine Switzer, determined to run the Boston Marathon, filled out the entry form with her initials K.V. Switzer to disguise her sex. The race had been male only for 70 years since its inaugural run in 1897. With the support of her boyfriend and coach running along with her, she began the historic run in a positive manner hearing yells of support from other runners and spectators and she beamed with pride. However, all of the sudden, a flatbed truck with photographers and the race director pulled up to Katherine; the race director jumped from the truck and started chasing and clawing at Katherine yelling “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers!”. After much scrambling and yelling, her boyfriend knocked the race director off into the grass as the press journalists muttered derogatory comments such as “What are you trying to prove?” and “Are you a crusader?” After the press truck left, Katherine and her team ran on, the mood became very quiet….and she turned to her coach and said “I don’t know where you stand in this, but I’m going to finish this race on my hands and knees if I have to, because nobody believes that I can do this. I realize that if I don’t finish this race then everybody’s going to believe that women can’t do it and they don’t deserve to be here and that they are incapable. I’ve got to finish this race.” She went on to finish the Boston marathon in 4 hours 20 minutes, and this experience clearly changed her life. She made national headlines, and just five years later in 1972, women were officially eligible for entry into Boston. Katherine became a symbol and advocate for women’s sports and continues to do so presently. The message that I took from Katherine’s story far exceeds equal civil rights for women and running, while important, it was more about what she overcame by believing in herself. In life, while attempting to do something outside of our comfort zone, we will come across supporters (such as the coach and boyfriend) and doubters (such as the race director and journalists). There will almost always be people that build you up and cheer you on and there will be others who do not want you to succeed for one reason or another. And these supporters and haters are often present not just as people, but also as our own thoughts and emotions that are very powerful in making us feel we either can or cannot pursue our goals. Whether it be an athletic event or any other goal in life it ultimately comes down to the belief in yourself that is crucial to your personal achievement. Yes, support of others is powerful (and the same is true of lack of support) but the internal belief that you can work push toward your goals…even through challenge… and accomplish your dreams is the overwhelming and most powerful aspect in doing so. Besides…proving the haters wrong is often the second best part of the achievement 

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Crossword solution

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Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz Answers (Questions on page 5) Film Noir - 1. Double Indemnity, 2. Charlton Heston, 3. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, 4. Mike Hammer The Big Dance - Early Rounds Losers - 1. LIU-Brooklyn, 2. Iowa State (lost to Ohio State - coached by Fred Hoiberg), 3. San Diego, 4. Spokane Foreign Words Crossword Clues - 1. Schadenfreude, 2. Coiffure, 3. Aficionado, 4. Kudos Kid Literature - 1. Charlotte's Web, 2. A Bunny, 3. Smaug, 4. Little Golden Books Musical First Names - 1. Bob Marley, 2. Debussy, 3. Kix and Ronnie, 4. Peter, Paul And Mary

Where in the Village? puzzle on Page 10

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at 6366 Guilford Avenue. [E4 on map].

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Right in my Own B a c k y a r d by Brandt Carter Egg Hunts: A Time-honored Tradition Growing up in the good old days left me with fond memories of spring and Easter. I’ve never ceased to delight in the yard awakening. We always wanted grass to be greening and something to be blooming on Easter ― all the better for an egg hunt. There were no colorful plastic eggs, no battery-powered chickens, ducks or bunnies, and no Spongebob or Hello Kitty trinkets in a basket on Easter morning in my childhood. We hunted for real, hard-boiled eggs. Preparing them was quite the ritual. We would excitedly keep asking mom when we could dye eggs the week before Easter. Finally she would spread an oilcloth on the kitchen table, and the process would begin. I would set out tea cups for the hot vinegar water and dyes. Mom would hard boil the eggs. After patting them dry, we carefully eased them into dye with thin wire holders and waited until the color was just the shade we wanted. Then we let them dry on a cookie rack. These were the eggs the bunny hid on Sunday morning. I don’t know why I never figured out how the bunny opened the heavy refrigerator door, collected the eggs, and hid them in our backyard. But at a young age, I didn’t seem to question a lot of irrational happenings. I also didn’t think about which came first, the chicken or the egg. But through the years, I have gained a great appreciation for both the chicken and the egg. Now that Backyard Birds stocks Egg-A-Day chicken food, scratch, and chick starter for urban chicken farmers, I’m all the more conscious of both chickens and eggs so let me share some interesting facts: • A hen requires 24-36 hours to produce an egg • An eggshell may have 17,000 pores (all the better for absorbing dye) • Hens with white feathers and ear lobes lay eggs with white shells; hens with red or brown feathers and ear lobes lay eggs with brown shells • Egg yolks are one of the best sources of Vitamin D and a natural source of lutein, which helps prevent age-related cataracts • One egg = 1 ounce of lean meat, fish or poultry and about 75 calories per egg • Spin an egg to determine if it is raw or hard boiled — if it wobbles, it’s raw • A fresh egg will sink in water, a stale one will float • Double-yolk eggs are produced by younger hens because their egg cycle is not synchronized yet • Hens usually lay eggs during daylight • Natural egg color can be white, dark brown, green, blue, or cream colored with varying shades of the colors; the color is only on the outer shell while interior shell color is all the same • Some hens sing ‘’the egg song” just before, during or after laying her egg

The chicken egg has been a wonderful donation to spring rites. Luckily the practice of selling baby chicks and ducks, sometimes dyed, has vanished. It is amazing that from when I was young and until now when I provide a hunt for my grandchildren, the excitement that comes with egg hunts has never faded. Searching for brightly colored eggs in the spring is a delightful part of an American childhood. Brandt Carter, artist, herbalist, and naturalist, owns Backyard Birds at 2374 E. 54th Street. Visit her web site Email your bird questions to

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Getting Around The Village

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Broad Ripple business owners, managers, and workers: Mark your calendars for the next two Biz Div meetings; these will wrap up the Spring Tech Series. April 10 at Glendale Library (6101 N. Keystone Ave.) will feature Jeb Banner, CEO of SmallBox, who will present Web Marketing 101. May 8 at the Indianapolis Art Center library (820 E. 67th Street) will feature Nate Hand who will present on Social Media best practices. Both sessions are from 8:30-9:30am and FREE to attend. Email with questions or to subscribe to the Biz Div e-newsletter.

Kathy Coulter established Belladonna Salon in 1999. Many of her co-workers have been at the salon since its inception. Limited booth space available! Interested in joining this experienced team? Contact Kathy at 523-6411. Customers enjoy a fun and laid back experience that includes complimentary beverages and convenient parking. One of the ways Belladonna differs from their competitors is that they offer facials, waxing services and the popular and affordable Hothead Hotheads hair extensions that make hair look fuller. Visit Kathy and her team today!

Upcoming BRVA Events

BRVA Public Meeting April 16

Want to get involved and know what we, the BRVA, is doing for YOU??? Mark your calendars for the BRVA Public Meeting on Tuesday, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. at the auditorium of the Indianapolis Art Center (820 E. 67th Street). You’ll hear more about what’s going on in the Village, neighborhood improvements, TIF and what it means for Broad Ripple, safety and how you can get involved. You’ll also have a chance to win some great raffle prizes from some of your favorite, local Broad Ripple businesses! Join as after the meeting for a BEER tasting and popcorn courtesy of Thr3e Wise Men.

Come alone or bring your friends, family, neighbors, and dogs (several vendors have dog treats!). Listen to great, local live music as you say “hi” to old friends and welcome new vendors. Visit us online at: www. and also be sure to sign-up for the e-newsletter, which provides great recipes, tips on growing at home, vendor profiles, a map of each week’s vendor layout, and much more! All vendors accept cash; some accept credit cards. The BRFM is located directly behind Broad Ripple High School in the high school parking lot, easily accessible on bike or foot from the Monon Trail!

Spring Gallery Tour Friday, May 10

Take advantage of one of Indianapolis’ most creative districts! Join us on Friday, May 10 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. for the Spring Gallery Tour, which features local Broad Ripple galleries, boutiques and shops, each of which will host its own unique art exhibit. Participating businesses are scattered throughout the Village, giving you the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful evening experiencing Broad Ripple and supporting the arts community! There are over 20 participating businesses including: Editions Limited Gallery, Hoosier Salon, and Indianapolis Art Center. While you’re on the tour, stop for dinner or drinks with our restaurant sponsors: Ambrosia, Village Cigar, and Corner Wine Bar! A special “thanks” to our presenting sponsor Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers. See you on the tour!

Broad Ripple Farmers Market opens May 4

The Broad Ripple Farmers Market is back! Join us on May 4 for a chance to win some great prizes and the opportunity to buy fresh produce, meat, eggs, dairy, prepared food, and flowers from the #1 Farmers Market in the city as voted by Indy’s A-List.

The mixed-use parking structure at the corner of Westfield Boulevard and College Avenue is near completion and boy, has it been a long time comin’! Over 20 years ago the City removed the structurally unsound parking deck from along the canal and Broad Ripple lost over 100 parking spaces. Losing the deck contributed to an already growing parking deficit in the Village as the cultural district continued to grow in popularity. The mixed-use parking structure will provide nearly 350 spaces and offer some much needed relief! Stay tuned to for details on operating hours, monthly passes, and rates.

Residential Parking Permit Program conversation begins An element of the BRVA’s parking and public safety plan for Broad Ripple includes a residential parking permit program. This month the BRVA will create a working group of 6 to 8 volunteers, made up of residents, business owners, and industry professionals, to guide the process of creating a residential parking permit program for Broad Ripple. The working group is tasked with: creating the project timeline; researching existing residential parking permit programs in the city, Midwest and beyond; measuring how the mixed-use parking structure has impacted visitation and parking habits; and conducting a constituent survey and roundtables with the City and other stakeholders to determine the programs features and parameters. Residents, property owners, business owners, industry professionals (urban planners, etc.) that are interested in serving on the working group may email Brooke Klejnot, BRVA Executive Director, at The time commitment will be approximately 2 hours per week until the program is implemented. The working group will publish their progress on the BRVA’s website, Stay tuned for updates and ways to contribute your ideas, concerns, and feedback.

Transit Improvements The BRVA has long encouraged visitors and nearby residents to walk, bike and ride the bus into the Village. Our advocacy and strategic partnership building is paying off with big improvements this Spring! In partnership with Green Broad Ripple, the BRVA will be installing 4 more bike corrals. Keep an eye out for a second PUPStop to be installed on Broad Ripple Avenue in front of Brothers Bar & Grill. The first one was installed last year to high praise from IndyGo commuters; check it out in front of Ossip. Lastly, several major intersections and corridors will be updated with crosswalks and sidewalks including Cornell Avenue, College Avenue, and Westfield Boulevard.

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