Broad Ripple Gazette Volume 16 Number 17 (August 23 - September 5, 2019)

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The Broad Ripple Gazette

Vol. 16 No. 17

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

Crossword page 13

Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

A new Red Line electric bus on a test run at Kessler and College.

Indy Go Red Line goes into operation on College By Mario Morone

Mayor Hogsett (jacket) and Broad Ripple Park manager Kathy Fitzgerald (to his right) cut the ribbon to open the refurbished Bark Park. On the far left side of photo are Indy Parks director Linda Broadfoot and BRVA executive director Colleen Fanning.

Broad Ripple Bark Park reopens with ceremony By Alan Hague At 10 am on Saturday, August 10th, people gathered for the official re-opening of the Broad Ripple Park Bark Park. Mayor Hogsett was on hand to cut the ribbon to celebrate the upgraded facility. The dog park, which first opened in 1999 as the city’s first dog park, has undergone a major makeover and now features an artificial turf infield, a large hexagon shelter, a new drinking fountain, and a dog wash station. Three Dog Bakery also offered free treats during the open house. Each year, Broad Ripple Park serves more than 300,000 people including 1,500 dog park customers. Most recently, the park celebrated its Beneful Dog Park contest award, which was used to place new benches and agility equipment in the bark park.

The Mayor was greeted by many of the visiting dogs at the park during his speech. MOST ACCURATE DIRECTORY MAPS • HISTORIC PHOTOS This 1993 photo of the rocket playground at Broad Ripple Park is in the archive section

Indy Go’s Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) will begin operating on September 1st and will be free for passengers the entire month. The other IndyGo routes will be free from September 1 through the 14th. Hours of Red Line operations are from 5 a.m. to 1 a.m., seven days a week throughout the year with a bus arriving at a station every 10 minutes during peak service times Monday through Friday. Saturday hours are from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. with rides every 15 minutes and Sunday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. every 15 minutes and from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. every 20 minutes. Each bus station will be equipped with a digital marquee sign that lists realtime bus arrival information. The Red Line will stop at designated stations only. Generally, stops are anywhere from one quarter to one half of a mile apart. Jennifer Pyrz, with the HNTB construction management team, said, “As construction manager on the project, our team managed the two contractors, overseeing their quality, schedule and budget. We also did construction inspection and supported public outreach activities. As the Indy Go Red Line neighborhood liaison for the project, I had the opportunity to work directly with businesses and residents along the line, helping answer questions and respond to concerns resulting from the construction.” Construction is now wrapping up, with all major activities completed by the end of this August. Crews will remain on site into the fall months to complete punch lists items. According to, Red Line buses and stations will be fully accessible and step-free in accordance with the American Disabilities Act. All stations feature a gradual ramp to help riders get up to the 15-inch height of the platform, which is level with the floor height of the bus that pulls directly next to the platform. This allows all riders to board or exit the bus without the need for a ramp or the bus to kneel. “Seating capacity is for 40 people and standing capacity will be 50. Our fixedroute buses will make transfers to and from Red Line stops. Over the next year, IndyGo is investing in increasing how often and how late the local route buses operate to make it even easier to use the rapid service,” said Lauren Day. She is Director of Public Relations for IndyGo. Segments of bus routes 12, 14, 17, 19, 22, 38 and 39 will overlap the Red Line corridor, whose fare structure is the same as IndyGo service. Their updated fare system, My Key, photo by Jennifer Pyrz ( w w w. i n d y g o . n e t / A Red Line station on North Capitol Street. fares-and-passes), will provide fare payment and collection at ticket vending machines at each station. Later this fall, according to the IndyGo website, riders can also use their mobile app or a reloadable card to pay and board the Red Line. Cash will still be accepted on board for a two-hour Transfer Ticket or Day Pass. To obtain a transit card, a temporary pass can be obtained at Red Line stations. MyKey will be available later this fall. With MyKey, riders have a more convenient way

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a service of The Broad Ripple Gazette and 1 Bark park

4 Random Rippling Sun King

8 Query Corner

1 Red Line

5 BR Home Tour preview

8 Random Rippling Stepping 12 Random Rippling ice cream 14 Wine Scene Jill A. Ditmire

2 Random Rippling Carnival

5 BR Brewpub Quiz

9 BR Farmers Market

12 Random Rippling U turns

15 Directory / Maps

3 BRHS reunion 1969

6 Classified Ads/Public Notices

9 Frog’s Random Rippling

12 Where in the Village?

19 Right in my Own Backyard

3 Calendar

7 Local Contacts/Mistakes winner 10 Random Rippling bike ride

12 Hidden History/Sudoku

19 Random Rippling Laverock

4 History of BR part 16

8 Buzzing Around Town

13 Crossword/Historic Ad

20 Random Rippling NNO

11 Indiana State Fair

11 Poetic Thoughts

13 Random Rippling solidcore

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Brian Stockman, MPT, COMT Phone: 317-808-0350 Fax: 317-808-0349 1081 Broad Ripple Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46220

Random Ripplings

Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

Have a referral from your doctor, or not sure if you need physical therapy? Come in for a complimentary injury screen. Flexible hours. Call or visit the office to schedule an appointment. Scenes from the Broad Ripple Carnival at Broad Ripple Park. Below: Some of the BRHS memorabilia on display in the history exhibit.

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Calendar .Sights.Sounds.Places.

BRHS Senior Class officers tried on a cap and gown in anticipation of their 1969 graduation. Left to right: Marcia Miles SerVaas, Bill Cordell, Jody Brafford George and Mark MacLucas.

BRHS Reunion for Class of 1969 to be held

“We’re so great; we’re so fine; we’re the Class of ‘69!!” will be the chant at the upcoming 50th reunion of the BRHS Class of 1969 on September 6th and 7th. On Friday, September 6th, classmates will enjoy a casual gathering from 6 until 9 PM at the Forrest Formsma Fine Art Gallery at 1134 East 54th Street, an area that in recent years has been known as “SoBro” (South of Broad Ripple). Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be provided; no RSVP is required. On Sat., Sept. 7th, a “ladies luncheon” will be held at George’s (71st & Binford) at 11 AM. This is “pay as you go” and an RSVP to is appreciated. The Saturday night celebration on September 7th starts at 6:30 PM (class picture at 7 PM) at Woodstock Club (38th & Michigan Road). To RSVP, send a check made out to John Chivington for $69.69 per person. This includes food stations and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will be available. John’s address: 456 Greenhorn Drive, Canon City, CO 81212. We hope that all BRHS grads of ‘69 will come together to celebrate 50 years of friendship and shared history!

Aug. 23


Original Music Series - Frission Band

Aug. 24


BR Farmer’s Market

Aug. 24


Open House at White River Yacht Club

Aug. 27


BRVA Land Use and Development Meeting

Sep. 2


Labor Day Street Fair

Sep. 7


Village Clean-Up

Sep. 7


Penrod Arts Fair

Sep. 7


French Market

Sep. 19


Art Walk - Third Thursday

Sep. 21


Global Fest Indy by Center For Inquiry 70

Sep. 21 & 22

Sat. 15th Annual BR Historic Home Tour Homes throughout the Village 11 am to 5 pm /Sun.

Sep. 28


Broad Ripple Park 1550 Broad Ripple Ave 7 pm BRHS 1115 Broad Ripple Ave 8 am to noon White River Yacht Club 1400 E 74th St noon to 11 pm Northminster Presbyterian Church

6 pm

The Jazz Kitchen 54th & College Ave

1 pm to 7 pm

(first Saturday each month)

meet at Fire Station 10 am

10 am to noon

(tickets avail at gate)

Indpls Museum of Art 38th & Michigan Rd 9 am to 5 pm (free admission)

St. Joan of Arc Church, 4217 Central Ave noon to 10

Throughout the Village 5 pm to 8 pm Northwood Church lot 46th and Central

noon to 10 pm

Rocky Ripple Fest 800 W. 53rd St.

11am to 6 pm FREE

Calendar items are subject to change without notice.

Calendar .Social.Business.Service. Aug. 27


Broad Ripple Toastmasters

Aug. 27


Ripple Effect chapter of Business Networks Intl

Aug. 27


North Side Optimist Club Meeting

Sep. 3


Broad Ripple Kiwanis Mtg.

Sep. 18


Friends of Broad Ripple Park Meeting

Sep. 19


Open In Indiana Broad Ripple Business Connect

Lutheran Church 526 E. 52nd St. Tuesdays at 7 am Riviera Club, 5640 N Illinois St. Tuesdays at 7:30 am

(2nd/4th Tues)

Fresh Thyme Market comm. rm. 6301 College [F3] noon (see ad below for program)

Binkley’s Kessler & College [KK23]

BR Park Family Center 1550 Broad Ripple Ave 6:45 pm HoiTeaToiTea

6283 N. College Ave. 3 pm to 5 pm

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SEP 7 Saturday Clean Up - Meet at the fire house SEP 10 Evening meeting, Think with a drink at Union Jack Pub

KCBR sponsors Village Clean-up, 1st Saturday of the month

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Chapter Twelve

Part three

Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

From your editor: I have received several requests for a reprint of the 1968 publication “A History of Broad Ripple” by The Junior Historical Society and The Riparian Newspaper, both of Broad Ripple High School. We haven’t published this information since 2004 and many new residents are now in Broad Ripple and have never read it. Where we come from is important. It has some errors. I will try to correct them as they appear. I will attempt to reprint the entire booklet. I will include each section as space permits. -AH

Ripple advanced from a “Little Red Brick Schoolhouse” in the 1880’s to one of the best-equipped schools in the state in 1914. Then in 1923, Ripple joined Arsenal Technical, Emmerich Manual, and Shortridge as an Indianapolis public high school. [Note: This was due to the annexation of Broad Ripple by Indianapolis.] Until 1926 the Ripple building not only housed the high school but also the grade school. In 1929, School No. 80 was built at the corner of 62nd Street and Guilford. [Note: School 80 closed in 1980 and is currently condos.] Between 1902 and 1907, three principals headed the combined grade and high school. These men were Arthur Jackson, Paul Coughlin, and Sam Plaskett. In 1904, eight students graduated in what, at that time, was considered a large class. In 1907, Horace W. Marshall became principal. During his term as principal, he and Albert Newby, the township trustee, were able to get a new building erected in 1914. At the time of its dedication, the new building was one of the best-equipped in the state. The gymnasium and auditorium were of the newest design. Following modern theater trends, the auditorium was constructed with a sloping floor, a balcony, and theater-type seats, having a capacity of 150 persons. Rollo Wiggins replaced Marshall as principal that year. This completes Chapter 12, part 2 of the booklet. Part 3 will appear in a future issue.

Random Ripplings

- AH

Sun King Brewing has announced it will be opening a new tap room in the old Thr3e Wise Men space at 1021 Broad Ripple Avenue [H7 on map].

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to pay. The new fare system will operate alongside the existing cash fareboxes, which will still be used for cash fare collection and vending of one-day passes. If you qualify for MyKey Reduced Fare Card, visit at the Julia M. Carson Transit Center. Riders can still pay with cash on the bus for a 2-hour transfer ticket or day pass. Single rides will remain the same price $1.75 and a day pass is still $4. The Red Line will have on-board space for bicycle storage. Bicyclists can board at designated door that is closest to that space. A platform will provide bicyclists the ability to roll their bikes on and off the bus. Bicycle storage will no longer be available on the front of the bus. Safe practice guidelines are listed in Indy Go’s Red Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Operations manual, Emergency Vehicle Interaction Procedures, which states, “In all situations, IndyGo operators will be instructed to stop and remain in their position until the emergency vehicle has passed. After stopping the bus, operators will be instructed to turn on their four-way flashers to indicate to the emergency vehicle operator that they have seen the emergency vehicle approaching. It is assumed that emergency vehicles will use general traffic lanes when the lanes are clear and will use dedicated bus lanes as needed to bypass any congested general traffic lanes. IndyGo bus operators will be instructed to follow the operation procedures as outlined in this document, but many BRT and emergency vehicle interaction situations will be unique and unpredictable. In these situations, bus operators will need to react appropriately to emergency vehicle maneuvers in order to allow for passage of emergency vehicles, while at all times maintaining a safe environment for IndyGo’s passengers. There are three different stages of Indy Go’s Red Line BRT service development. Phase 1 of the Red Line is 13.6 miles from 66th and North College Avenue to Hanna Avenue near the University of Indianapolis. Phase 2 will be 16.5 miles from 66th and North College Avenue to Grand Park in Westfield. Phase 3 will be 7.4 miles from Hanna Avenue to Smith Valley Road in Greenwood. More information is available at: Breaking news: Check out for the latest schedule of live music during the opening week of the Red Line. Local musician will play at various stations along the line, including Chad Mills and Tim Brickley.

2019 BR Home Tour homes announced The 2019 Broad Ripple Home Tour is scheduled for Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 from 11 am to 5pm. Below are the home locations and sponsors: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

6131 Carrollton Ave*, sponsored by Thompson Home Sales 6123 Carrollton Ave, sponsored by Dan Guio and Wayne Reeves 6109 Carrollton Ave, sponsored by Elizabeth Marshall, State Farm 6107 Carrollton Ave, sponsored by Chad Fallis 6040 Carrollton Ave, sponsored by The Lavengood Team at Plat Collective 6. 6028 Carrollton Ave, sponsored by Premier Capital 7. 6025 Carrollton Ave, sponsored by Flanner Buchanan 8. 6021 Carrollton Ave*, sponsored by Artifacts *Ticket Booth Location

Full details at:

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The winners of this past quiz were The Underdogs with 16 points. Brewpub Trivia Question Which well known local bluesman once played a regular gig at the Brewpub? Covers 1. The late Jeff Buckley had a posthumous hit with the song Hallelujah, but who originally wrote and recorded the song? 2. Who originally recorded the Frank Sinatra standard New York, New York? 3. Big Mama Thornton first had a hit with which song before it became an even bigger hit for Elvis Presley? 4. Rod Stewart had a big hit with Downtown Train, but who originally wrote and recorded the song? American History 1. In what year was the Jamestown colony established? 2. In what state is Valley Forge, where Washington’s troops struggled to survive the Winter of 1777-1778, located? 3. The Treaty of Paris of 1898 ended which conflict? 4. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first and second men to land on the moon, but what was the name of the astronaut who stayed in orbit on the command ship? Numbers 1. In Greek mythology how many muses were there? 2. How many moons does the planet Mars have? 3. How many countries are currently in the European Union? 4. How many steps were in the title of the classic spy story by John Buchan? Children’s Literature 1. Toad, Rat, and Mole are all characters in which classic book? 2. In the Harry Potter novels Quirinus Quirrell, Gilderoy Lockhart, and Remus Lupin, amongst others, all taught which subject at Hogwarts? 3. Hooray For Diffendoofer Day, which was completed and published posthumously, is a book by which author? 4. Fill in the blank. Diary Of A What is the name of a series of highly popular childrens books by author Jeff Kinney? Sports 1. NFL kicker Tom Dempsey, noted for kicking field goals with his club foot, set a record in 1970 for the longest field goal at 63 yards. Which kicker equaled his record in 1998? 2. Alessandro Petacchi was the green jersey winner in this year’s Tour de France. This signified that he lead in what category? 3. Baseball great Lou Gehrig leads all players with a career record of 23. What is the record for? 4. What team was Wilt Chamberlain playing for when he famously scored 100 points in a single game in 1962?

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When it was announced that the Antique Car Show would be held during the 2019 BR Carnival, the Gazette listed it on the calendar. When the Car Show was canceled, the Gazette was not informed and the event listing remained on our calendar. We are sorry for any inconveniences this caused.

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Hawl 4 Less - Heavy and light trash pick up (317) 771-5402

Semi Private Salon Studio Space For Rent. Send Email For Prompt Details And Pictures. Nora Area. StudioDS

FAMILYMAN HAULING Gutter & Fence Line Cleaning Clean-outs of Sheds & Garages Demos of Fencing, Decks & Swingsets FREE ESTIMATES 317-432-1398

Meridian-Kessler Charmer Seldomavailable carriage house for rent Sept. 15. Living, bedroom, kitchen, walkin closets, pantry. Heat, water, cable, internet, W/D provided. 317-523-5394.

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The ABCs of Diabetes at Glendale Library registration open

The ABCs of Diabetes is a FREE four-part diabetes education series held at the Glendale Library, offered by the Marion County Public Health Department. Topics include healthy eating, increasing activity, taking medication and stress management. Please plan to attend all four classes on Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.. Registration is required. Please call 317-221-2094 to sign up today.

Greenhouse sale at Ind. Sch. for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The third week in September is National Houseplant Week. We are celebrating with a sale at ISBVI greenhouse. We have a large selection of houseplants and succulents. Sale is Thursday, September 12 noon to 5; Friday, September 13 noon to 5, and Saturday, September 14 9 to 4. Cash or check. Sorry we are unable to accept credit cards. The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired is at 7725 N. College Avenue. 317-253-1481 x207

Think Global. Fest Local.

We believe the best parties invite everyone. At Global Fest, we’re on a mission to celebrate diversity and promote intercultural understanding through shared traditions, food, music, art and play. Join us September 21, noon - 10 p.m. at 4550 Central Avenue. Festival proceeds benefit Center for Inquiry 70.

Site preparation on new Pacers Bikeshare stations begins

Site preparation has begun on the 22 new Pacers Bikeshare locations. In April, Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. announced the new Pacers Bikeshare station locations. Two hundred seventy five new bike share bikes are also a part of the 2019 expansion. The Pacers Bikeshare expansion will increase station density downtown, expand to near downtown neighborhoods and add stations along the Monon Trail and other greenways. A map highlighting the new stations and the expanded Pacers Bikeshare network can be found here. During the station installation process, crews will pour concrete pads and conduct electrical work. Stations will be installed after the site prep work is complete. The Pacers Bikeshare expansion is funded by a $1 million Federal Highway Administration Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant. The Herbert Simon Family Foundation is providing a portion of the grant’s local match. Twenty of the new stations are funded through the CMAQ grant and two of the new stations are funded by private entities who recognize the value of investing in a Pacers Bikeshare station near their property to provide a healthy mobility option for their clients, residents and visitors.


OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT Tranquil Therapy Suite to share. Furnished, including massage table, windows, kitchenette, bathroom, elevator, parking. Yours M,W,F, weekends. $290/ mo. 52nd and College area. Call Bonnie 317.925.4101

WANTED TO BUY WE BUY MUSIC! Cash paid for vinyl records, CDs, and more at Indy CD & Vinyl on Broad Ripple Avenue. (317) 259-1012 Voted Best Record Store in Indianapolis year after year. 806 Broad Ripple Avenue. CASH PAID For Vinyl Records, Books, DVDs, Vintage Furniture. Highest prices paid. 317-372-1161

Broad Ripple Village Apartment For Lease! Rarely available. 2br 2ba upstairs studio. Huge kitchen and deck, off-street prkg, wshr/dryer. $1175/mo includes utilities! 317-403-2222.

FOR SALE 2006 Suzuki C50T, 805CC 6,770 mi, Gray, Saddlebags, Backrest, Garage kept, cover, battery tender. $3,100.00 317-847-3400

Pacers Bikeshare is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Annual passes and information is available online at and on the BCycle mobile app. Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc. believes every body should have access to Pacers Bikeshare regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or income level. Information about the EveryBody Rides program and pass is available online or by calling 317-653-1948.

College Ave Branch Library- 4180 N. College Ave - 317-275-4320

Learning Syllables Through Drumming, September 3 at 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers ages 3 - 6 and an adult are invited to experiment with words, syllables and articulation to create their own patterns of sounds. They’ll learn about rhythm, patterns and rhymes and sing songs. This program will be led by Arts for Learning teaching artist Lawrence Clark III. Paws to Read, September 3 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. School-aged children who are beginning or reluctant readers are invited to read to a non-judgmental registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories. Mother Goose on the Loose, September 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26 at 10:30 a.m. Babies, toddlers and preschoolers and an adult are invited for an early literacy program. Job Center, September 9, 16, 23 & 30 from 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. The Library presents a free service for unemployed or underemployed individuals to receive one-on-one assistance to enhance their employment skills.

Glendale Branch Library- 6101 N. Keystone Ave - 317-275-4410

Baby Storytime, September 3, 10, 17 & 24 at 10:30 a.m. Babies up to 24 months and an adult are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and fun! Each session is followed by playtime with special toys designed just for babies. Paws to Read, September 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Beginning or reluctant readers ages 6 - 11 are invited to read to a registered therapy dog who loves to listen to stories. It’s a great way to improve a child’s reading skills and self-confidence. Tuesday Night Readers, September 3 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Adults are invited to this monthly discussion of both fiction and non-fiction titles. The book to be discussed is “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas. Storytime Train @ Glendale, September 4, 11, 18 & 25 at 10:30 a.m. Preschoolers 2 and 3 years old an adult are invited for stories, songs movement, crafts and STEAM activities. eBook Tinker Station, September 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Learn how to read, watch and listen on a PC, tablet or phone, as well as search and download materials from the Library’s extensive collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks and digital music. ABCs of Diabetes, September 5, 12, 19 & 26 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Adults are invited to a free, four-part diabetes education series instructed by the Marion County Health Department. Topics include eating healthier, increasing activity, taking medications, and preventing complications. Attendees should plan to attend all four sessions at a given Library location.

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The background of The Gazette:

The Broad Ripple Gazette Editor

Alan Hague Regular Contributors: C.W. Pruitt II, Nora Spitznogle, Brandt Carter, Bob Schmidt, Jill A. Ditmire, Mario Morone, C. "Frog" Russell, Heidi HuffHague, Vanessa Cleary, Elizabeth Morse.

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Neighborhood Associations Broad Ripple Village Association Colleen Fanning, Executive Director 317-251-BRVA (2782) 818 Broad Ripple Ave Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Assn. Chelsea Marburger, Executive Director 317-283-1021 Arden Neighborhood Association Gene Valanzano, President Kesslerwood Civic League Whitney Kinkel 317-726-1606 Oxbow Estates Homeowner Association Tom Hackett, President Canterbury Neighborhood Association Patty Koors, President P.O. Box 20165 Indianapolis, IN 46220 Warfleigh Neighborhood Association Steve Brining, President Rocky Ripple Community Association Karen Stone, President 930 W. 54th Street Midtown Indianapolis, Inc. Michael McKillip, Executive Director, 317-340-3014 Keystone-Monon Neighborhood Partnership Emily Clust Butler Tarkington Neigh. Assn. Clark Kirkman, President Town of Meridian Hills Clerk Treasurer - Jim Rush, Pres. - Walter Freihofer Councilors - Greg Jacoby, Sherman McMurray 7720 N. Penn. St. Indpls, IN 46240 Dawnbury-Keystone Neigh. Assn. Linda Phipps, President North Kessler Park Neighborhood Comm. Kassandra Green, President Riverwood Neighborhood Association Hal Ames - President Primrose Village Northdale Neighborhood Assn Matthew Williford - President

LOCAL CONTACTS Non-emergency IMPD calls 317-327-3811

Your City-County Councillor Colleen Fanning 317-327-4241 District 2: Bounded roughly by: Hoover Rd to Keystone and Kessler to 96th

Mayor’s Neighborhood Advocates Mo McReynolds (317) 327-5121 Greg Garrett (317) 327-5119

Mayor’s Action Center: (317) 327-4MAC

Your IMPD Contact

Community Relations Unit Sgt. Lindsey Terry 317-327-5999

Indy Crime Watch

Gerardo Becerra IMPD Crime Watch Specialist 317-327-3781

Your IPS Contact

Evan Hawkins IPS School Board Member, District 3

Broad Ripple Park

Kathy Fitzgerald, Park Director 317-327-7161

Holliday Park

Adam Barnes, Park Director 317-327-7180

911 Communications Liaison Deputy Diana Vanarsdall Marion County Sheriff’s Dept 317-327-4934

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Dr. Wanda Thruston School Board President MSD Washington Township 317-691-2194 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.

Rene’s Bakery

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We have another winner of the Rene’s Bakery Mistakes Can Be Sweet contest. Emily Chenette found a typo in The Broad Ripple Gazette. Emily will get a treat (up to $10 value) at Rene’s Bakery located at 6524 Cornell Avenue. You too can enter. Find a mistake in The Gazette and email it to us at contest@ Rules on page 7, lower left.

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 Girstle Hague was a mail carrier at the BR post office and a charter member of the American Legion Post #3. 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 great grandparents John E. Hague and Nora Hague lived at 6148 N. College Avenue and 6170 Guilford Avenue. My great grandparents John Dawson and Nora Ringer Dawson lived at 6122 Carrollton Avenue. My 2nd great grandaunt and uncle, Sarah Coil Thompson and Hamlin Thompson, lived at 6116 Guilford Avenue. 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 (class of 1896), uncle (class of 1951), father (class of 1947), sister (class of 1970) and son all graduated from BRHS; I am class of 1978. My son John is BRHS class of 2006, was Assistant Band Director at BRHS, and now is band director at Crispus Attucks High School. As the president of the BRHS Alumni Association, he is an organizer of the BRHS reunions for the classes of the 1940’s through the 1950’s held the first Sunday each June at Riviera Club. 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? 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 seven Cultural Districts recognized by the City of Indianapolis. We try to let you know what is going on in the other 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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The Gazette was recently asked about a store in the 1970s called Sandog. It was on the corner of Westfield and Winthrop. The City Directory only says “dry goods”. If any reader knows what kind of a store it was, let us know. 317759-4825 or

Town with Nora Spitznogle Hello dear readers, I can’t believe that we’re talking about events in September already. Where did the summer go? I hope you’ve been soaking in the outdoor activities - the outdoor season isn’t over yet.

Immaculate Heart of Mary Fall Festival Saturday, August 24 5692 Central Ave. - Fun Run 9:00 am ($15/adults, student discounts and packages available) Festival: 4 - 11 pm ($2, children under 5 free)

The festival features local food, Upland beers, games for the kiddos, raffles, and live music. IHM’s own, Half The Neighborhood, is headlining the show. Half The band is big fun and these talented neighborhood folks always have folks dancing and singing along. Not only are they talented, they are generous. As their bio states, Half the Neighborhood is a band of Meridian Kessler residents in Indianapolis playing live music to support philanthropic events and to help people have FUN! They have donated their time and talent for Second Helpings events, church festivals, and neighborhood parties. The schedule: 4:00 doors open 4:30 DJBK (also 6-8pm in the gym). 5:00 Touch of Grass 7:15 SuperCosmic 8:30 Half the Neighborhood

Scarlet Water Thursday, August 29 Flatwater Restaurant Outdoor Stage 832 E. Westfield Blvd. - all-ages, free, 8 - 11 pm

The trio of Jon Martin, Gary Wasson, and Ryan Shore play a great variety of songs that pull from the catalogs of bluegrass, traditional country, rock, and their own songs. Flatwater has great outdoor seating and even better food.

Labor Day Street Festival Monday, September 2 Jazz Kitchen patio and sidewalk 5377 N. College Ave. - all-ages, free, 2:30 - 8:00

I know you all get tired of hearing me say this, but I can’t believe that this is the 24th Annual Labor Day Street Fair. It is a leisurely day of great music, food, and libations. Food and beverages available for purchase from The Jazz Kitchen and Yats. The musical lineup: Pavel and Direct Contact: 2:30-4p Tucker Brothers Group: 4:30-6p Rob Dixon and Triology: 6:30-8p DJ Rusty Redenbacher spinning music during the breaks between the bands.

French Market Festival Saturday, September 7 Saint Joan of Arc Parish 4217 N. Central Ave. - all-ages, free, noon - 10:00 pm

The French Market features delicious French and Cajun inspired food, great music, an artisans market, raffle, and fun. I’m most excited about the unveiling of the newly-restored historic church constructed in 1929. Mass will be said in French at 5:30 and church tours will be held at 1:30, 3:30 and 6:30 pm. Five chefs will be assisting with food preparation, in partnership with the talented Second Helpings culinary job training students and Ivy Tech Culinary School. The musical lineup is: Frenchaxe: noon - 2:00 Groove Theory: 2:15 - 4:15 First Impression Band: 4:30 - 6:30 The Doo! Band: 7:00 - 10:00 pm

I’ll see you there!

-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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Visit the summer Market every Saturday from 8am to noon behind BRHS at 1115 Broad Ripple Ave. [K9 on map]

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Right: Music by Sara Kays Left: Elvis had not yet left the market.

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Mayor Hogsett led the bike ride to the Indiana State Fair at the River House Apartments, Westfield Boulevard and Winthrop Avenue [F6 on map], on August 10th. The group rode down the Monon Trail to the Fair.


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Poetic Thoughts

by C.W. Pruitt II

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I visited Girdwood, Alaska, during the Midnight Sun. The mountains there possess overwhelming beauty which seems to heighten the natural senses of all those who visit and live there. All manner of outdoor activity is done there. Skiing, fishing, hiking, biking and on and on. It is quite a celebration of the natural world. During the Midnight Sun, people mingle easily outside while on route to participation in nature at all hours of the day and night. In this glorious natural setting, time becomes irrelevant. This small town inspired a small story:

The Little Old Lady

Indiana State Fair 2019

Clockwise from upper left:

• Our own Nora Spitznogle’s Best of Show ribbon for cake. • Nora’s blue ribbon in the Ugly Lamp Contest. • D# from The Guess Who on the Free Stage. • Ding Ding Chicken • Bello Nock (the inflatable version) • Scavenger Hunt in the Pioneer Barn. Indiana farmer Archie Kerr offers a selection from a box of buttons. • Music by Steve Jeffries in Pioneer Village. • A spotted Frog at the Fair. (or is that Frog spotted at the Fair?)

The little old lady knew everyone in town. This was important to her. She welcomed new people to town. She kept track of births and deaths and made it her duty to know such things as rites of passage which mark the transition from childhood to adulthood. Her mother made this her duty and her grandmother before her. She was often thought eccentric or old fashioned in such a way that was not suggestive of a throwback to simpler times. She knew this, but continued to know everyone in town. When she died, her duty began to make a lot of sense to the people in the community. A girl who was making the passageway from childhood to adulthood began making it her duty to know everyone in town. And so it goes... One thousand years later, there is an old lady who knows everyone in town. I do not know the name of this town, but it translates as `The Town With The Old Lady Who Knows Everyone In Town.’ C. W. Pruitt II Girdwood, Alaska June 17, 2007 During The Midnight Sun

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Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium opened recently at 1049 E. 54th Street [OO25 on map].

New signs are up (although often over the wrong lanes) along the Red Line on College Avenue stating that U Turns are now allowed from the left turn lanes. Commercial vehicles are prohibited from making these U Turns.

Hidden History

answer on Page 14

Where in the "Village"?

Have you seen this yarn-bombed tree? Where is it? Answer on page 14

Hidden History is a simple letter-substitution cipher. If K equals B in one word, K will equal B throughout the puzzle. Solve by looking for frequentlyused letters and common patterns.


Answers on Page 14


Clue: A equals K

Sudoku is a nine by nine grid. The solution (each puzzle has only one) will have all the numbers from one through nine in every row and every column. In addition, the grid is divided into nine three-by-three sections. Each of these three-by-three sections will also contain all the numbers from one through nine. Each Sudoku puzzle from Pappocom can be solved using logic alone. If you prefer guessing, you can – but there is a logical way to solve every puzzle. Lets try to place a 6 in the left section on the top row in the easy puzzle containing 1-2-7. The 6 in the middle section of the top row eliminates the spaces to the right of the 1. The 6 in the right section of the top row eliminates the spaces on both sides of the 2. The 6 in the left section of the middle row eliminates the spaces above and below the 2. The only place left is in the upper left corner. You have learned one technique used to solve Sudoku puzzles. There are many more.



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Historic Ad

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This ad for The Sportsman’s Store, located at 812 Broad Ripple Avenue, ran in 1948. This is where The Mineshaft is today.

Advertising in the Gazette is easy! 1) go to 2) click on Advertising Information There, you will find details, such as: - upcoming ad deadlines, delivery area - detailed artwork specifications for your graphic artist Click on the picture for the type of ad you want Display Ads or Classified Ads Then, you can either print out an ad contract, or simply follow the step-by-step wizard that takes you through the ad process from start to finish. If you don’t have access to the web, or just want to speak directly to someone, call us at (317) 759-4825.

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[solidcore] opened recently at River House, 6311 Westfield Boulevard [F6 on map].

Broad Ripple Crossword

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1. Requirement 5. Wait staff tool 9. The Teeki ____ on the Avenue 12. Medal of _____ 13. Anger 14. Largest continent 16. Strangely 17. Frozen Italian treats 18. Has-_____, a former star 19. The subject of Reefer Madness 20. They come from acorns 21. Obliviously happy 22. Crock pot brand 24. Worker boat 25. Smuggle 26. Opposite of outside 30. Howard of Sirius Satellite Radio 31. Indicator 34. Ad-free magazine of the 1960’s 35. Epoch 36. Fall into disrepair 37. Babe, for example 38. Nit follower 39. Charles and Romano 40. Selected 42. Orb 45. Halloween word 46. Uncooked 47. Constructed 48. Homo sapien 51. Hatched 53. Rural real estate

56. The Gazette uses four 57. Present for a dog 58. Proprietor 59. A place to dig 60. Region 61. Heats 62. Roof goo 63. Work locale 64. Green ___ Lady - 1972 Sugarloaf hit song


1. Pie a la ____ 2. Below 3. Patriotic protector 4. Attempt 5. Small sample size 6. Billiard accessory 7. Def Leppard hit - Rock of _____ 8. Early 80’s rock band 9. Belonging to the garden shop at 52nd and College 10. Pre-owned 11. Racquet love 12. In what manner 15. Quantifier adjective 20. Hardwood tree 21. Rev the engine 23. Scooby Doo vehicle 24. Teeny’s mate 25. Variety of 59 across 27. The _______ of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde 28. Basic white and yellow flower

29. Border 30. Makes a quilt 31. Ocean 32. Glacial 33. Once produced by wells in old Broad Ripple 36. Hardy Boys and Nancy _____ 40. Puppy training program 41. A compromise might meet here 43. Error fixer 44. 1985 Kurosawa film 45. ___ Jewelers - Village shop of yore

47. Take a few minutes off 48. Not her 49. Frank Zappa’s daughter Moon ____ 50. Just south of BRVA 51. Drill 52. Singles 54. Woodwind need 55. Mr. mate 57. Not good 58. Taken from 59 across

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Hidden History solution

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The Wine Scene

Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

as seen by The Broad of Ripple (Jill A. Ditmire)


A few days after I judged the Indiana State Fair wine competition, I headed north to judge the Michigan Wine competition. It was a record year for entries with nearly 500 wines from 63 wineries all of which were required to be made with Michigan fruit. Best of Class Dry Red went to Youngblood Vineyards which is Metro Detroit’s first commercial vineyard, located just twenty minutes north of the city. Best of Class Dry White was a Pinot Blanc from Verterra Winery near Leland. Mawby Vineyards and Winery in Suttons Bay near Traverse City took top Sparkling Wine honors. Mawby continues to produce some of the best bubblies in the country.


Crossword solution

puzzle on Page 13


Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz Answers (Questions on page 5)

If you tour the Southwest Michigan Wine Trail, you’ll be able to sample dozens of award winning wines from St Julian, Lemon Creek, Tabor Hill, White Pine, and Karma Vista. I always enjoy judging this competition held at the Kellogg Center on the Michigan State University Campus. It is well organized and the hospitality top notch. More medal winners at:

Brewpub Trivia Question: Gordon Bonham Covers - 1) Leonard Cohen, 2) Liza Minnelli, 3) Hound Dog, 4) Tom Waits American History - 1) 1607, 2) Pennsylvania, 3) The Spanish-American War, 4) Michael Collins Numbers - 1) 9, 2) 2, 3) 27, 4) 39 Children’s Literature - 1) The Wind In The Willows, 2) Defense Against The Dark Arts, 3) Dr. Seuss, 4) Wimpy Kid Sports - 1) Jason Elam, 2) Points (also known as Sprint Points), 3) Most Grand Slams, 4) The Philadelphia Warriors

Where in the Village? puzzle on Page 12

Answer: It is with a number of yarn bombed trees on the east end of Broad Ripple Station. [I7 on map]


I ran into Nora the first night I was at the fair. We had a fabulous conversation about music, art, food, wine and of course the fair. I spent several evenings with the incredible staff and volunteers at The Dairy Bar. Michelle Plummer with the Indiana Dairy Association has been managing the popular venue since 2008. Visit my INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK pages for pictures and videos. Stay tuned for an audio behind the scenes story coming soon to the WFYI arts/culture radio program, CURIOUS MIX. As usual I enjoyed seeing the arts, animals, Draft horse shows and free music.


Did you catch the cool BRHS memorabilia at the Broad Ripple Carnival? Big THANKS to BRG Editor/Publisher Alan Hague and Kent Springer of the BRVA for assembling a dynamic collection of items, photos, maps, and stories. A nod to the organizers for adding the Saturday Marketplace.

Jill A. Ditmire is an Omnimedia wine specialist, AWS certified wine judge, freelance broadcast journalist and 20+ year home owner in the Warfleigh neighborhood of Broad Ripple. Send your questions and comments to Jill at

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Complexions I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 8 Craig’s Creations Barber Shop PP31 5230 Keystone Ct CrossFit NapTown Monon PP24 5255 Winthrop Ave ste 120 CZ & Co D4 820 E. 64th St The Dailey Method Indianapolis D4 725 E. 65th St, ste 200 Embarque Yoga Therapy + Massage OO25 1057 E. 54th St ste F Emmett’s The Studio OO23 711 E 54th St Equis Consulting K2 6102 College Ave Eternal Knowing OO25 1111 E. 54th Street ste 141 Face and Body Zone HH31 2136 E. 62nd St Family Affair Phase 2 OO28 2060 E. 54th St ste 11 Fitness Lab OO25 1053 E 54th St Flaunt C4 6515 Ferguson St Fortitude Fitness H3 723B Broad Ripple Ave Golden Girl Hair and Nails OO28 2070 E. 54th St ste 8 Great Clips I7 1077 Broad Ripple Ave Hair Benders I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 9 Hair It Is I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 10 Hairquarters B4 6551 Ferguson St Hair That Rocks PP25 1109 E. 52nd St Heal Thyself & Co I1 6220 Broadway St The Healing Room E4 819 E. 64th St Her Hair K2 6128 N. College Ave Herbonique H4 6332 Guilford Ave ste 205 Hillside Avenue Spa and Salon II30 6150 Hillside Ave Holistic Terra I2 6224 College Ave Ice Nails C3 6507 College Ave Indy Acupuncture J3 6155 College Ave Indianapolis Martial Arts Center OO28 2060 E. 54th St Ste 7 Indy Brow and Body K3 6117 College Ave ste 4 Indy Wellness Institute D2 6434 #B College Ave Indyminks Lash Studios HH30 1810 Broad Ripple Ave ste 13L Inner Balance Acupuncture + Massage K3 6117 College Ave ste 2 Jo Jo’s Hair Studio II31◄ 6144 Hillside Ave Just Feet PP30 2021 E. 52nd St Ste. 211 JW Salon I4 6233 Carrollton Ave African Braids OO28 2070 E. 54th St ste 9 kOMpose I5 6201 Winthrop Ave ste 2 LA Fitness JJ31 6160 Keystone Ave LD’s Barber Service J2 6163 College Ave Lacquer H2 6280 College Ave ste 100 #5 Leaf and Limb - a tiny spa G4 833 E. Westfield Blvd. The Loft I5 6201 Winthrop Ave Loose Ends Hair Salon PP31 5219 Keystone Ct Lotus Spa / Nails HH31 2138 E. 62nd St Mane Addiction K2 6120 N. College Ave Massage Envy H2 6280 College Ave ste 150 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 Mona’s Hair Design E4 6349 Guilford Ave Moondance Massage Therapy PP25 5255 Guilford Ave Nedal’s Hair Design HH30 1920 Broad Ripple Ave New Energy Wellness OO29 2026 E. 54th OM hOMe C4 6516 Ferguson St. One Life Pilates H3 6285 College Ave ste A One Body Inc. B4 6528 Ferguson St Orangetheory Fitness KK23 5858 College Ave ste B Pilates Indy H6 1001 Broad Ripple Ave

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Whole Holistic Soul Centre 6434 #D College Ave Zen Nail Lounge 6247 College Ave


Blue Heron B&B 7123 Edgewater Place Boone Docks Bed & Breakfast 7159 Edgewater Place Hotel Broad Ripple 6520 Westfield Blvd Indy Hostel 4903 Winthrop Ave


1001 Properties 6201 Winthrop Ave ste #7 American Village 2026 E. 54th St AMG Property Management 6215 College Ave Annex 6235 Guilford Ave Apter Properties 810 E. 64th St Broad Ripple Apartments 6184A Carvel Ave Broad Ripple Flats 6018 N. College 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 Carrollton Manor Apartments 5322 Carrollton Ave The Claridge Apts 6007 College Ave The Coil 6349 College Ave College Court Condos 5347 College Ave College Manor Apts 6350 College Ave Eclipse Real Estate 6402 Cornell Ave Edgewater Apartments 6701 College Ave Equitable Solutions 6251 Winthrop Ave. ste 4 The Fountains Condominiums 5630 N. College Jade North Apartments 6565 College Ave JR Walsh Realty 6535 Cornell Ave Summit at Keystone 6630 Glenbrook Dr Landford Realty Corp. 6332 Guilford Ave, ste 205 Lincolnshire Apartments 6221 College Ave LIV Indy 6556 Cornell Ave McLane Realty 6358 College Ave




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McNulty Real Estate Services 930 E. 66th St Monon Place Apartments 5900 Carvel Ave Monon Walk Apts 6115 Winthrop Ave Monument Title 6053 College Ave Morris Group Realty 5936 N. Keystone Ave., ste 203 Pangea Grove Apartments 5018 Lemans Dr Park 66 Flats 888 E. 66th St Peacock Companies 836 E. 64th St Reserve at Broad Ripple 66th and Westfield Blvd River House 6311 Westfield Blvd School 80 Condominiums 920 E. 62nd St Shore Acres Apartments 1105 Westfield Court West Spirit Lake Condos 6800 Westfield Blvd Summit at Keystone 6630 Glenbrook Dr T&H Realty Services 760 E. 52nd St TBH Management 6028 Keystone Ave

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Thompson Home Sales C4◄ 6507 Ferguson St #203 317-519-3542 The Townes at Winthrop J6 6139 Winthrop Ave Trinitas E5 6344 Cornell Ave Veritas Realty D5 6440 Westfield Blvd Wellington Square Apartments D3 725 E. 64th St The Win of Broad Ripple J6 6159 Winthrop Ave Winston’s Island Woods Condos DD25 6700 Westfield Blvd Agape Empowerment Counseling 1111 E. 54th Street, ste 115 Sarah Amo, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Athletico Physical Therapy 6280 College Ave ste 300 Janice Bilby, M.D. 1095 Broad Ripple Ave

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Broad Ripple Pediatrics (Dr. Halberstadt) C4 6527 Carrollton Ave Broad Ripple Therapy Associates B3 6524 Carrollton Ave Kelly Burrough, N.P. I7◄ 1095 Broad Ripple Ave Compass Chiropractic OO23 5420 N College Ave. ste 101 Scott Christy, D.D.S. I5 6201 Winthrop Ave. ste 3 Jeffrey Cox, MD H6 1001 Broad Ripple Ave

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

Martin Dentistry 1724 Broad Ripple Ave Molly Meier, LMHC Counseling 6408 Carrollton Ave Ed Morris LPC, LMHC 1111 E. 54th ste #107 Northside Mental Health 6507 Ferguson St #101 Tameka O'Neal, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave


Ocularis Optometry 5345 Winthrop Ave. suite D Ossip Optometry 804 Broad Ripple Ave George Pendygraft, P.C. 6770 Spirit Lake Pippin Dental & Braces 2248 E. 53rd St Dr. Michael Pratt, DC 6434 #A College Ave QuaLife Psychology 6544 Ferguson St Ripple Chiropractic 6507 Ferguson St #101 Square One Wellness 5422 Keystone Ave St. Vincent Immediate Care 6320 College Ave St. Vincent Physical Therapy 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Stepping Stones Behavioral Solutions 7405 Westfield Blvd Dirk A. Sterley, D.D.S. 6545 Carrollton Ave


Three Stones Counseling 819 E. 64th St, ste 238 Urban Optiks 6372 Guilford Ave Mitch Wohlmuth, D.D.S. 917 E. 62nd St The Word and Herb Clinic 6352 Guilford Ave


Bark Tutor 2122 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Animal Clinic 6225 Broadway St Broad Ripple Canine Design 2604 E 62nd St Good Dog Hotel and Spa 5345 N. Winthrop Ave Groomingdales of Indianapolis 2182 E. 54th St


Pet Supplies “Plus” 2238 E. 62nd St. The Neighborhood Veterinarian 2110 E. 62nd St. Three Dog Bakery 844 Broad Ripple Ave Uptown Pup 2112 E. 54th St Village Dog, The 6224 Winthrop Ave


ACE Prep Academy 5326 N. Hillside Ave Amer. Legion Broad Ripple Post #3 6379 College Ave


Bishop Chatard High School 5885 Crittenden Ave Blickman Educational Trail 11 E. Arden St Broad Ripple Fire Station #32 6330 Guilford Ave


Broad Ripple Masonic Lodge #643 1716 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Park 1550 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Post Office 6255 Carrollton Ave


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Czarkowski Pediatric Dentistry 1927 Broad Ripple Ave Margarita Czeskis, M.D. 1095a Broad Ripple Ave Mylinda Cripe, N.P. N 1095a Broad Ripple Ave Newspaper Rob Diegel (Urban Optiks) recycling bin Dr. 6372 Guilford Ave Dr. Eve Earley, D.C., C.S.T. P 6344 Kingsley Dr Mail collection EYE Can See 6117 College Ave ste 3 box Annette Fearnot, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave B Irene Fox, M.D. BlueIndy 1095a Broad Ripple Ave station Glendale Dental Associates 6202 Evanston Ave R Tronya Hawkins, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Red Line Elisabeth Henn-Carlson, LMHC station 740 East 52 Street, ste 12 Dr. Andrey M. Horton, D.D.S. 6148 N. College Ave Indy Physical Therapy 831 Broad Ripple Ave Richard Jones, MDiv, LMFT 819 E. 64th St Scott Burns Kahler, MA, LMFT 819 E. 64th St, ste 248 Dr. John M. Klemen, D.D.S. 6112 College Ave The Kolbe Center 1803 Broad Ripple Ave

Paul Kolman, D.D.S. J2◄ 6112 College Ave 317-255-8546



Planet Fitness OO30 5302 N. Keystone Ave Plush JJ31 5944 N. Keystone Ave Pure Barre H2 6280 College Ave ste 400 Reiki Center of Indiana OO25 1111 E. 54th ste #139 Sabai Salon D3 6407 Carrollton Ave Salon 6 E2 6378 College Ave Salon Lofts H2 6280 College Ave ste 100 Salon on 65th C3 714 E. 65th St Salon Rue 52 PP23 648 E. 52nd St Sarah Beery Hair D3 6413 College Ave School of Metaphysics II31 6138 Hillside Ave Shine Twentynine Salon K3 6111 College Ave So.Be.Fit. OO25 1134 E 54th Studio B [solidcore] F6 6311 Westfield Blvd ste 110 Soul Evolve I2 6220 College Ave The Spa @ French Pharmacie G3 823 ½ E. Westfield Blvd. Sphynx Spa K2 6116 College Ave ste 3 Style C3◄ 6503 Carrollton Ave Sunny’s Hairbiz OO28 2070 E. 54th St ste 6 Supercuts II30 2112 E. 62nd St Synchronistic Touch D2 6471 Broadway Street The Yoga Studio I3 6245 College Ave The Yoga Studio Annex C3 724 E. 65th St Title Boxing Club II32 2625 E. 62nd St True Fitness Wellness Center C3 716 E. 65th St Untitled Ink E4 6357 Guilford Ave





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Village Barber Shop 810 64th St ste 200 Vitality IV Bar 6302 Guilford Ave Voltage Pilates 1055 E 54th St ste C Warfleigh Barber & Supply 826 Broad Ripple Ave Weight Watchers Glendale Town Center Wellness Through Massage 6214 Carrollton Ave ste D Where Beauty Begins 6521 Winthrop Ave ste 9 White Orchid Salon 6419 Ferguson St













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Brothers Bar and Grill D G5◄ 910 Broad Ripple Ave 317-252-5530 Brugge Brasserie D G5◄ 1011 Westfield Blvd Buffalo Wild Wings II32 2747 East 62nd St Burgerfuel G4 6320 Guilford Ave

Byrne’s Grilled Pizza 5615 Illinois St 317-737-2056


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Cold Stone Creamery H4 840 Broad Ripple Ave Condado Tacos H4 838 Broad Ripple Ave Connor’s Pub 21 E4 6331 Ferguson St Cornerstone Coffee OO23◄ 651 E. 54th St Crab General H5 921 Broad Ripple Ave Dairy Queen PP30 2104 East 52nd St The Dancing Donut OO26◄ 1134 E. 54th St. Studio G Delicia PP23 5215 College Ave Diavola Pizza OO26 1134 E. 54th St. Studio I Domino’s Pizza I7 1045 Broad Ripple Ave Donatos Pizza II31◄ 2357 Broad Ripple Ave The Donut Experiment JJ32 Glendale Town Center Egyptian Cafe & Hooka Bar 21 D H4 6265 Carrollton Ave Einstein Bros Bagels D H8◄ 1055 Broad Ripple Ave Ezra’s Enlightened Cafe C4◄ 6516 Ferguson St. Fat Dan's Chicago-Style Deli D OO23 5410 College Ave Fire by the Monon C4 6523 Ferguson St Flatwater Restaurant and Bar D G4◄ 832 Westfield Blvd The Flying Cupcake MM19 5617 Illinois St Gallery Pastry Shop OO25◄ 1101 54th St, Studio G The Garden Table G5 908 Westfield Blvd Good Morning Mama’s OO24 1031 E. 54th St Goodfellas Pizzeria H5 912 Broad Ripple Ave Graeter’s Ice Cream MM19 5560 Illinois St Half Liter PP24 5301 Winthrop Ave ste B HoiTea ToiTea H3◄ 6283 College Ave Hollyhock Hill 8110 College Ave

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Landsharks 21 H4 810 Broad Ripple Ave Lava Lounge 21 G4 6308 Guilford Ave Liter House PP24 5301 Winthrop Ave Louie’s Wine Dive H3 701 Broad Ripple Ave Luciana’s HH30 1850 Broad Ripple Ave Mama Carolla’s Italian Rest. OO24 1031 E. 54th St Marco’s Restaurant & Lounge OO31 2380 E. 54th St McDonald’s G6◄ 1020 Broad Ripple Ave The Meridian LL20 5694 Meridian St Mineshaft Saloon 21 H4 812 Broad Ripple Ave Mississippi Belle OO30 2170 E. 54th St Moe & Johnny’s D OO23◄ 5380 College Ave Monkey’s Tale Bar 21 G5◄ 925 Westfield Blvd Monon Coffee Company G5◄ 920 Westfield Blvd New Paradise Cafe Hookah Bar 18 G3 824 E. Westfield Blvd. Nicey Treat G5 916 Westfield Blvd Nicole-Taylor Back Room Eatery OO26 1134 E. 54th St. Studio C None The Wiser Tap Room G5 915 Westfield Blvd Noodles & Co H5 927 Broad Ripple Ave The Nook by Northside C3 6513 College Ave Northside Kitchenette C3◄ 6515 College Ave Northside Social C3 6525 College Ave Old Pro’s Table H4◄ 827 Broad Ripple Ave One Up Arcade Bar 21 H3 723 Broad Ripple Ave Papa John’s Pizza GG32 6311 Keystone Ave Papa Murphy’s Pizza HH31◄ 2130 Broad Ripple Ave

Pawn Shop Pub D OO31◄ 2222 E. 54th St 317-255-5430 Pei Wei JJ32 Glendale Town Center Penn Station East Coast Subs I7◄ 1089 Broad Ripple Ave Perk Up Cafe D C5◄ 6536 Cornell Ave Petite Chou D G3 823 E. Westfield Blvd. Pizza Hut HH31 2236 Broad Ripple Ave Plump’s Last Shot D D5◄ 6416 Cornell Ave Public Greens D5 901 E. 64th St Qdoba D G4 6334 Guilford Ave

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Raffi’s Mexican Tacos H4 801 Broad Ripple Ave Red Key Tavern 21 PP23◄ 5170 College Ave Red Room, The G5 6335 Guilford Ave Rhino Bar MM19 5615 Illinois St Ripple Bagel & Deli H4◄ 850 Broad Ripple Ave Rock Lobster 21 H4 820 Broad Ripple Ave The Rook...A Pub CC32 2450 E 71st St Sahara H4 832 Broad Ripple Ave Sam’s Gyros OO23 5404 College Ave Sangrita Saloon D4 834 E. 64th St Shalimar Indian Restaurant I7◄ 1043 Broad Ripple Ave Sidewok Café, The I7◄ 1087 Broad Ripple Ave Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery H5 930 Broad Ripple Ave SoBro Cafe PP23 653 E. 52nd St Starbucks H4◄ 854 Broad Ripple Ave Starbucks MM19 5601 Illinois St Sushi Bar H5 911 Broad Ripple Ave Taste Cafe & Marketplace D PP23 5164 College Ave Taste of Havana H4 815 Broad Ripple Ave Thai Cafe I7 1041 Broad Ripple Ave TikiTiki Lounge H6 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Triton Tap D H5 915 Broad Ripple Ave Twenty Tap OO23◄ 5406 College Ave Txuleta Basque Cider House D G5 1011 Westfield Blvd Union Jack Pub H5◄ 924 Broad Ripple Ave VINTAGE 54 Collective OO24◄ 5335 Winthrop Ave ste B Vogue Inc 21 H3◄ 6259 College Ave Watami Sushi HH30 1912 Broad Ripple Ave Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium OO25 1049 E. 54th St YATS D OO23◄ 5363 College Ave Youmi’s Crepes & Bubble Tea H4 823 Broad Ripple Ave

Gas/Service Stations Bob’s Food Mart 5628 Illinois St BP Service Station 7068 College Ave Citgo 1731 E. 52nd Rich Gas Station 6419 College Ave

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8Fifteen D3 815 E. 65th St 20 Past 4 & More MM32◄ 2514 E. 56th St A ‘bit of Whimsy PP23 5208 College Ave About Music E2 6346 College Ave Agrarian OO25 1055 E 54th ste B Alley Girls G4 833a E. Westfield Blvd. Artifacts G5◄ 6327 Guilford Ave Athletic Annex Running Centre C5◄ 6528 Cornell Ave Audio Solutions E4 6340 Ferguson St Backyard Birds OO31◄ 2374 E. 54th St Be The Boutique MM19 5607 Illinois St Bella Bridesmaids C3 726 E. 65th St

Bike Line, The 6520 Cornell Ave 317-253-2611


Bokay Florist KK31 5890 Keystone Ave Boost Mobile PP31 5202.Keystone Ave Broad Ripple Knits C5 6510 Cornell Ave Broad Ripple Vintage D4◄ 824 E. 64th St Bungalow, The G5◄ 924 Westfield Blvd Cartabella G4 825 Westfield Blvd CBD American Shaman Indy G5 912 Westfield Blvd CBD Jubilee II31 6161 Hillside Ave City Gear PP31 2332 E. 53rd St Civvies OO26 1134 E. 54th St, Studio L Clara K. Gifts G4 825 Westfield Blvd Coast to Coast Imports OO31 5350 Keystone Ave Coby Palmer Designs OO28 2060 E. 54th St ste 5 CVS G2 6290 College Ave CVS MM19 119 W 56th St Diamond Studio by Dejoan H4 6332 N. Guilford Ave Suite 207 Danni Nicole G4 839 E. Westfield Blvd. Dinwiddies I3 6216 Carrollton Ave Edible Arrangements HH32 2602 E 62nd St The Empty Vase PP25 1105 E. 52nd

Erin Young Designs 1134 E. 54th St. Studio E Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting 1057 E. 54th St Foundry 317 Home Interiors 819 Westfield Blvd

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Good Earth - Birkenstock E4 6354 Guilford Ave 317-254-8604 Good Earth Natural Food E4◄ 6350 Guilford Ave 317-254-8604

got SOLE? I3◄ 6243 College Ave Habig Garden Shop PP23 5201 College Ave Haus Love KK23 5901 College Ave Hayes and Taylor - The Shop H5 920 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 Heritage Clothier and Home Store OO26 1134 E. 54th St. Studio K Indy CD & Vinyl H4◄ 806 Broad Ripple Ave Indy E Cigs 18 H5 901 Broad Ripple Ave Indy Smoke Shop 18 HH31 2234 Broad Ripple Ave J. McLaughlin MM19 5611 Illinois St JackRabbit I7◄ 1079 Broad Ripple Ave Jewels by Park Lane MM24 923 E 56th St Johnny’s Smoke Time 18 GG32 6309 Keystone Ave Kayak Pools C4 845 E. 65th St Kicasso Sneaker Art Bar D4 6416 Ferguson St Kids Ink Children’s Bookstore MM19 5619 Illinois St Lark & Lily Boutique E4 6358 Guilford Ave Lola Blu Boutique E5 6350 Cornell Ave Luna Music PP23 5202 College Ave LUXEredux Bridal Boutique OO25 1101 E 54th St Magic Bus, The 18 I7 1073 Broad Ripple Ave

Marigold C5◄ 6512 Cornell Ave 317-254-9939

Mass Ave Toys OO25◄ 1057 54th St, Studio J McNamara Florist II32◄ 2635 E. 62nd St Michael’s Jewelry I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 5 Minus Skate Shop OO30 2196b E. 54th St Moondance Jewelry & Boutique D4 6323 Ferguson St N. Rue & Co. OO26 1134 E. 54th St, Studio I Naptown Thrift OO30 2174 E. 54th St Newman & Co. for Men C3 720 E. 65th St P.S. Jewelers B3 6575 College Ave Palm Court Designs OO25 1057 E. 54th St ste C Petite G Jewelers MM19 5609 Illinois St Pitaya H4 842 Broad Ripple Ave Reveal by Polish C3 6539 Carrollton Ave Posh Petals OO25 1134 E. 54th St. Studio A Rainbow Kids PP31 2326 E. 53rd St Rebel Vintage OO25 1051 E 54th ste A Runners Forum G5 902 Westfield Blvd Rusted Moon Outfitters D5 6410 Cornell Ave Scandinavian Comfort KK23 5914 College Ave Schoolbelles II32 2635 E. 62nd St The Secret Ingredient MM19 5631 Illinois St Sherwin-Williams II31 2221 E. 62nd St ste A Shop Tibet G3 835 E. Westfield Blvd. SoBro Vintage Market MM32◄ 2417 E 56th St Solomon-Paris Antiques & Interiors PP25 1103 E. 52nd Teeki Hut H4 807 Broad Ripple Ave Toggery Resale Boutique II30◄ 1810 Broad Ripple Ave Unique Thrift Shop PP31 2350 E. 52nd St Urban Gypsy Boutique D4◄ 6407 Ferguson St Vintage 54 Collective OO24 5335 Winthrop Ave ste B The Vintage Clothing Co MM32 2417 E 56th St Vintage Vogue II31 2361 Broad Ripple Ave Willa Gray Home C3 6516 Carrollton Ave

World Record Shoppe OO30 2184 East 54th St 317-253-5812


a&g Digital Consulting 6055 N. College ste 201 Adoption Support Center 6331 Carrollton Ave Airmaster Heating & Cooling 5416 College Ave

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Alterations Express 2315 E. 53rd St A O K Car Care 5581 N. Keystone Ave Apple Press 6327 Ferguson St Architectural Restoration, Inc. 2374 E. 54th St suite B ARRAY architecture + interiors 5367 College Ave Artcraft Upholstery 710 E. 52nd St The Artistry Group 652 E. 52nd St AVI Systems 6413 College Ave Bierman ABA Autism Center 6060 College Ave Bray Technologies PC Repair 6132 College Ave

Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019 PP31 MM32 E4 OO31 OO23 PP23 PP23 D3 JJ23 K3

Bright Ideas AA25◄ 7425 Westfield Blvd 317-257-4111 Broad Ripple Appliance MM32◄ 2725 E. 56th Broad Ripple Automotive OO31 5312 Keystone Ave Broad Ripple Design Assoc. I2 660 E. 62nd St Broad Ripple Lawn Equipment E4 823 E. 64th St Broad Ripple Lock Service II31 2023 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple P&L I2 6224 College Ave Broad Ripple Restoration Painting G5 5916 Birchwood Ave Brothers Digital Solutions C5 853 E. 65th St BSTIX OO28 2070 E. 54th St ste 2 Byrne Art Studio K3 6055 College Ave Call My List H3 6285 College Ave Camden Stained Glass OO24 5345 Winthrop Ave. ste C Cardinal Manufacturing PP24 710 E. 52nd St Case Neighborhood Design Studio KK23 5912 College Ave Chef JJ’s Back Yard G7 1040 Broad Ripple Ave Christina’s Complete Clean I5 6201 Winthrop Ave Clark & Osborne A4 6617 Ferguson St Connect Think C4 6507 N. Carrollton Ave Covideo H5 6235 Guilford Ave Custom Living OO24 5335 Winthrop Ave ste A David Electric Service JJ23 6013 College Ave Deckademics K2 6108 College Ave ste 200 Deering Cleaners E2 6380 College Ave Demerly Architects C5 6500 Westfield Blvd Design 27 OO24 5366 Winthrop Ave DeveloperTown PP24 5255 Winthrop Ave Dittoe Public Relations OO23 5420 N College Ave. ste 200 Draw It To Know It C4 6507 Ferguson St #102 Easter Conservation Services OO26 1134 E. 54th St. Studio J Elgin Water Care H6 1009 Broad Ripple Ave Enterprise Rent-A-Car H2 6280 College Ave (roof) EnVue B5 930 E. 66th St Event One DJs E2 6358 N. College Ave EZ Software Solutions KK23 5948 N. College Ave FedEx Office G6 1050 Broad Ripple Ave Firebelly Marketing I4 6235 Carrollton Ave ste B Fizziology II31 6161 Hillside Ave Flanner & Buchanan H10◄ 1305 Broad Ripple Ave Front Row Tickets E2 6358 College Ave Forest Hills Landscape E2 5893 Forest Ln Green Men Restoration Design Center OO31 2376 E 54th St Harris Tire & Auto OO32◄ 5425 Keystone Ave Harvest Cafe Coffee Roasters OO31 2374 E. 54th St The Hatch II31◄ 6161 Hillside Ave HendrixRaderWise B5 921 E. 66th St Hit City Recording Studio OO23 707 E 54th St Home Room OO25 1101 54th St, Studio D Hoosier Salon Admin Office D3 711 E. 65th St Hope Plumbing PP30 1919 E. 52nd Hoskins Interior Design OO25 1057 E. 54th St ste G Hour Motors K3 6121 College Ave

Howald Heating & Air Cond. B5 6542 Westfield Blvd 317-255-4328 Hubbard & Cravens Headquarters 1114 East 52nd St


Hughey Automotive & Marine OO24 5337 Winthrop Ave. 317-507-7559 Huntington Learning Center II32 2635 E. 62nd St ste 2020 iDiz C4 6531 Ferguson St Indianapolis Granite and Marble OO24 5360 Winthrop Ave

Industrial Sales and Engineering OO28 2070 E. 54th St ste 5 Infinite Self Storage PP25◄ 1102 E 52nd St Innovatemap H6 1002 Broad Ripple Avenue Ave ste 201 Integrated Learning I2 6201 College Ave ITEX K2 6116 College Ave J.T. Alterations PP31 5250 Keystone Ct Jiffy Lube D3 6401 College Ave Joy’s House HH30 2028 Broad Ripple Ave Kayak Pools C4 845 E. 65th St Kimmel Shoe Repair H3 733 Broad Ripple Ave Laundromat FF32◄ 2509 E. 65th St LEL Home Services KK31 5936 N. Keystone Ave. Lena and Lyle Institute KK31 5936 N. Keystone Ave. Life in the Moment B5 930 E. 66th St LifeGrid Internet HH29 1810 Broad Ripple Ave. #12 Lilly Lane B4 6556 Ferguson St Lodestone Events E4 819 E. 64th St, ste 101 Lougheed Engineering MM28 1750 E. 56th St Magnet Films K2 6108 College Ave Manufacturers Service Co. OO28 2060 E. 54th St ste 1 Mays Entertainment C3 6519 Carrollton Ave MicroVote General Corporation E4 6366 Guilford Ave Modern Surfaces OO28 2060 E. 54th St ste 8 Momentum Design H4 6304 Guilford Ave, ste A MS-IL Corporate Offices D3 710 E. 64th St National Association of Letter Carriers OO30 2182 E. 54th St Newpoint Parking D5 6440 Westfield Blvd Nogginwerks B4 6523 N. Carrollton Ave Nygaard’s Service Center KK23 5898 College Ave OASIS H10◄ 1305 Broad Ripple Ave (lower level F&B) Odyssey H6 1002 Broad Ripple Ave Olis Construction HH29 1654 Broad Ripple Ave One Stop Cellular Repair I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 1 PactSafe E2 6338 College Ave Passwater’s Auto Specialists H4 829 Broad Ripple Ave Polish Interior and Art Design C3 6539 Carrollton Ave Porch Light Public Relations OO25 1055 E 54th St ste D Primavera Panel Co. E2 6358 College Ave PRN Graphics OO25 1051 E. 54th St #B Process Controls Corp. C4 6519 Ferguson St Professional Alterations HH30 1906 Broad Ripple Ave Professional Gifting, Inc. E4 6366 Guilford Ave ste 300 Random Acts of Flowers OO25 1057 E. 54th St ste F Raygun Workshop OO24 5335 Winthrop Ave Renaissance Studios Music C5 6516 Cornell Ave Ripple FX Inc E4 6330 Ferguson St Roger Ward Engineering C3 6555 Carrollton Ave Scofield Editorial E3 6345 Carrollton Ave Scott Dance Studio II31 6162 Hillside Ave Seamless Restoration OO23 5345 N. Winthrop Ave. ste A Shaver Shop OO28 2060 E. 54th St ste 1 Simplicity Cold Pressed Juices OO25 1101 E 54th St ste E SmallBox I5 6219 Guilford Ave Smoking Iron Alterations C4 6503 Ferguson St Sparkle Cleaners PP23 5167 College Ave The Speak Easy PP24 5255 Winthrop Ave Synergy Marketing Group I6 6251 Winthrop Ave Suite 5 Tech Motors Auto Services PP31 5250 Keystone Ct Techedvise C5 6500 Westfield Blvd Tender Loving Care Health II31 6100 N. Keystone Ave. ste 360 Tomato Fish Marketing JJ23 6055 N. College ste 201 touchAsoul design studio B5 6500 Westfield Blvd TR Property Management PP30 2101 E. 52nd St ste C The UPS Store I7◄ 1075 Broad Ripple Ave Velvet Touch Dry Cleaners C3 6509 College Ave Village Recording Studio G4 841 Westfield Blvd Voigt Creations PP24 740 East 52nd St ste 8 Whitehot Marketing I5 6201 Winthrop Ave, ste 4 The Willows Center (banquet facility) DD25 6729 Westfield Blvd Zech Studios OO28 2060 E. 54th St Suite 10

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The Broad Ripple Gazette

Vol. 16 No. 17

19 Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

Right in my Own B a c k y a r d by Brandt Carter That Place We Call ‘Fairgrounds’ My early childhood home was just south of the Indiana State Fairgrounds so the State Fair has always been part of my life. Now, every day I pass it going to work and look forward to attending the Fair each year. I wager that most of us think first of all that happens when the Fair is on, but the Fairgrounds can also offer a leisurely architectural tour at non-activity times. The Indiana State Fair is full of history and long-standing traditions. The Fair’s original purpose was to allow Indiana’s farmers to get together to share ideas, view the most current farming techniques, and display their products. In 1852, Indiana’s first State Fair took place in what is now known as Military Park in downtown Indianapolis. Early state fairs were hosted in Lafayette (1853), Madison (1854), New Albany (1859), Ft. Wayne (1865), and Terre Haute (1867). In 1892, the Fair moved to its current location at East 38th Street and Fall Creek Parkway. So let’s take a drive. When entering the grounds from Fall Creek you will pass:

• Communications Building (1947) - Glass block was a new building material and architect Dan Zimmerman used a great deal of it to make the Communications Building look as modern as possible. The hand-carved Indiana limestone medallions (roundels) show different Fair events. • Service Building (1952) - I remember the Red Cross being located in this building on the left as you enter. • Swine Barn (1923) - The Fair Board envisioned this brick, steel, and tile building with concrete floors as a Hog Palace; its Arts and Craft style was quite grand when built.. • Horse Barn (1925) - Now East Pavilion - 1975 • Coliseum (1939) - This is designed in the manner of Art Deco and recently went through a major renovation. • Cattle Barn (Now the West Pavilion) (c.1924) - This was designed using the same technology used in making metal bridges of the time • Home & Family Arts Building (1919) - The tall, classical arches of this building recall the classically styled libraries, courthouses, and town halls of fair goers. • Poultry Building (1927) - a pavilion with an English Tudor look. • Exposition Hall (1919) - The interior is covered by a wide span metal truss roof. • Better Babies Building (1928) - The bungalow house originally was used for information and exhibits about infant health. Later the State Board of Health used the building for exhibits. In 1966, it was remodeled into an old-fashioned Hook’s drug store. • The Lincoln Theater (1932) - Art Deco style building, also is designed with some influence from German modernistic architecture. • Agriculture & Horticulture Building (1921) - The classical style of this building has a different twist, its tiled roof and stuccoed walls imitated Italian-style buildings, or, generically, architecture of the Mediterranean area. • 4-H Dormitories & Exhibit Hall (1939) - The design is a simple Art Deco or Art Moderne theme. During World War II, when many fairgrounds buildings were used by the Army as a supply and marshaling center, these buildings were used as barracks. • The Fairgrounds Track (1892) - There was enough room on the present site to build a regulation mile long oval track in 1892, the track, with several re-engineering efforts, has remained essentially where it is today. A ½ mile track was added inside the bigger oval in 1902.

There are many more buildings to admire on the grounds: DNR Building (1950), Sheep Barn (1925 and alterations 1955), Normandy Barn, Covered Bridge, 2008, and newly renovated horse barns. You could spend an afternoon walking the grounds just taking in all the architecture. The DNR has a good website that can take you through the grounds so you can gain a vibrant appreciation for all the history which is the backdrop of the Indiana State Fair. https:// It is my wish that all of you who read this article and attend an event at the State Fairgrounds will appreciate the historical architecture that spans from the 1890’s through present day. Brandt Carter, artist, herbalist, and naturalist, owns Backyard Birds at 2374 E. 54th Street. Visit her web site Email your bird questions to

Random Ripplings

The developer has opted to not build on the recently razed 804 Laverock Road parcel that is on the canal [F4 on map]. It is now for sale.

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Random Ripplings The North Side Optimist Club held a National Night Out event at Opti Park on August 6th.

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Aug. 23 - Sep. 5, 2019

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