Broad Ripple Gazette Volume 16 Number 24 (December 6 - December 19, 2019)

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


Crossword page 13

Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019

20 19 It was cold and a little rainy for the December 1st Broad Ripple Lights Up parade, but people showed up to enjoy. Clockwise from top: • The float from The Bungalow • Crowds lined up along Broad Ripple Avenue despite the rain • The BRVA Duck/Rainbow Bridge float • Broad Ripple Kiwanis • The float from Sun King • Santa and his helper on the David Electric float • Brandt Carter and Brandt in the Canine Companions for Independence group • Carolers before the parade

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8 Buzzing Around Town

11 Poetic Thoughts

14 Query Corner

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15 Directory / Maps

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9 BR Farmers Market

12 Where in the Village?

19 Right in my Own Backyard

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9 Broad Ripple Museum

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The Broad Ripple Gazette Groomingdales of Indianapolis, 2182 E. 54th Street [OO30 on map], is now open via the rear door.

A trip to Handy Hardware submitted by BRG reader G. Edward Alley

Handy Hardware sat in the middle of Broad Ripple with dingy windows opening on a cramped, overflowing store. The smell of musty old stuff knocked you out on opening the door. On display in overcrowded bins in a happy jumble, every kind of hardware device known to homeowners. Faucets, wrenches, light sockets, screening for doors and windows, saws, hammers, electrical tools, screwdrivers strewn all over the place, some dripping onto the hardwood, creaking floor.

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The Donut Experiment has closed at Glendale Town Center.

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A few incandescent lights hung from the stamped metal ceiling. Beyond the hodge-podge of the main room stood the “back room”, where more disorder reigned. It’s a kind of workshop, where screens are repaired, windows caulked, picture frames fashioned… A wonderland of disarray in this small store something of every kind of imaginable ilk. The family who owned the place waited patiently for the uninformed, until they give up in frustration, unable to find what they want. They tired of opening a faucet package to find the washers had been removed and sold separately.

Most of the boxes have been raided to satisfy the needs of one customer or another. Then, a happy game of “Finders Keepers” ensued, the search for all the parts of anything. Of course, some of us homeowners couldn’t use what we found, because we didn’t know how to take out the old part and replace the new. So the store owner family spent time with each of us, explaining, showing, answering questions. I always left happy, confused, wondering. In all that mess, each clerk knew precisely where anything was to be found. They knew it like the inside of their unconscious, and could walk you to the spot where the item lay in innocent splendor, gleaming, under a film of dust, as if to illustrate the store’s name was prescient for its contents and uses. They lost their lease after more than 30 years. Moved to another location, but before they could impose the needed disarray, the store disappeared. People couldn’t find “Handy Hardware”, and there was no one to show them where it sat in splendid disarray. Some say it closed its doors and crept away in the night. I think it still exists somewhere. If we could only stumble onto it.

Handy Hardware was a much-loved store at 6327 N. Guilford Avenue.

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In Volume 16 #23, the Gazette dinner Random Rippling should have also listed Mario Morone, Elizabeth Morse, Bob Schmidt, and Jill A. Ditmire as not pictured.

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Have you seen the Astro the dog sculpture on the fence at the house on Kessler Boulevard just east of the Monon bridge? Now Astro has a friend. Felix the Cat was recently installed. Below, homeowner Chris Kirby prepares fasteners as artist Jim Barnes screws Felix to the fence.

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Christmas Nights of Lights State Fairgrounds $7 per person

Dec. 6


Joyous Christmas music 7:30 pm

Dec. 7


BR Winter Farmer’s Market

Dec. 7


ISBVI Open House/Holiday Plant Sale

Dec. 7


25th annual Rocky Ripple Holiday Craft Bazaar

Dec. 7


Village Clean-Up

Dec. 7


Alice Carter Place Park Tree Lighting

Dec. 11

Wed. St. Joan of Arc Open House with Tours

Dec. 13


Art Center’s Annual Student Show Opening

Jan. 28


BRVA Land Use and Development Meeting

Fifth Church Of Christ, Scientist Indpls 655 E. 62nd Liter House

5301 Winthrop Ave 9 am to noon

Ind Sch for Blind & Visually Impaired 9 am to 3 pm

Rocky Ripple Town Hall 930 W 54th St 10 am to 3 pm (first Saturday each month)

meet at Fire Station 10 am

10 am to noon

Alice Carter Place Meridian and Westfield 4 pm St. Joan of Arc 42nd & Central 6 to 8 pm

Indianapolis Art Center 67th and Ferguson 6 pm to 9 pm Purdue Polytechnic HS 1405 Broad Ripple Ave 6 pm

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Calendar .Social.Business.Service. Dec. 10 Tue.

Broad Ripple Toastmasters

Dec. 10 Tue.

Ripple Effect chapter of Business Networks Intl

Dec. 10 Tue.

Broad Ripple Kiwanis Mtg.

Dec. 10 Tue.

North Side Optimist Club Meeting

Dec. 19 Thu.

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

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Binkley’s Kessler & College [KK23]

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Fresh Thyme Market comm. rm. 6301 College [F3] noon Old National Bank

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W. Jim Roberts with his hand-built car.

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More History of Cars in Broad Ripple As told by Glen Hague to Alan Hague and Elizabeth Hague in 2004

“I remember the day, it was around 1948, when W. Jim Roberts and I drove the car out to Sunset Lane with all of the pine trees to get the picture.” (see above photo) W. Jim Roberts bought this huge Duesenberg coupe on the south side of Indianapolis. It was 1936 or 1938, very expensive car in its day, very limited production. He brought it to the 63rd Street body shop at Hoster-Roberts Ford, where the Alley Cat is today. The front end of that building was the tractor dealership. They took off the body and put it on a trailer. It was wheeled over to the fenced-in used car lot, where Kroger is now. The land sloped down toward the Post Office at the back of the lot. They put the body on barrels and covered it with a tarp. It sat there for a long time. Eventually it was hauled off as salvage. The chassis of the car was mammoth. The body shop hired Clarence Shaw – the best body shop and paint guy in existence. They also got a designer from Italy or France. These two hand-formed a body out of aluminum. “It looked like a Jag XKE on steroids. It was a monstrous thing.” The door entry pushbuttons were taken from a 1946 Lincoln Continental. The original drive train was rebuilt. An huge aluminum pan was fabricated for the underneath of the car to protect it from dirt and dust. It was suspended with aircraft fasteners, spring-loaded cam locks. There were two or three machine shops making parts for the car. Every part of the dash was custom. Sometimes Roberts would have the same piece made at multiple shops so he could choose the best one. When a piece wasn’t right, he would have it made over and over until it was proper. Most of the parts were made of brass. Even the windshield frame was brass. “I remember when the first frame came back from the shop,” recalls Glen. “W. Jim spent the night trying to get it to fit. I watched him destroy it when he realized it was never going to work. He called the next morning to get another made.” In late 1949 they had the first test run of the new car on Road 100, now called 86th Street. W. Jim wanted to see how fast his creation would go. Glen drove a Miami-cream 1949 Ford convertible as the spotter. He followed W. Jim across Road 100. They were running about 110 MPH when the hood flew back on the Ford, destroying the windshield. Glen was not hurt, but the test drive was over. W. Jim was thrilled that his car hit 110

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MPH. It was a success. They took the car back to the shop to check it over and found oil in the aluminum pan under the car. This was a preview of troubles to come. W. Jim was obsessed with the construction of the car. Sometimes he worked on it 24 hours a day. His plan was to leave the car at their Sunset Island home in Florida. He thought it would be a fun thing to have there waiting for him. They were never successful at building the top for the car. W Jim decided that he didn’t need a top in Florida. If he could plan the trip around the weather, he might be able to get it from Indiana to Florida topless. Harold Bowly, a sheet metal and furnace man, built a gasoline heating system for the car. He ducted the system so that it was invisible to riders. “With that heating system you could ride with no top in 10 degree weather and you were warm as toast.” It was late one night when W. Jim called Glen and said “Let’s go to Florida.” “Why,” asked Glen. “To take the Duesenberg,” replied W. Jim. They checked all of the fluids. The car was running well. They took off for Florida. They almost caused several accidents on the road with gawkers trying to figure out what kind of car it was. No one had ever seem anything like it. Somewhere in Kentucky, there were no interstate highways back then, they stopped in a small town to eat. They looked out from the restaurant and couldn’t see the car because of all the people crowded around it. “It probably looked like something from outer space to them.” Upon returning to the car they discovered oil all over underneath. “We aren’t going to make it to Florida,” Glen told W. Jim. W. Jim said they needed to get the car back to Indianapolis to fix it, and told Glen to drive it back by himself. “I am 16 years old and will not be responsible for this car!” Roberts agreed and both drove the car back to Broad Ripple. The car just laid around for awhile, because by the time Roberts got the crippled car back to the shop he photos courtesy of John D. Hague was bitter about the whole thing. Rare images of the W. Jim Robert Duesenberg project. He ended up hating the car. They threw a cover over it and eventually sold it for about $4000. Glen estimates that Roberts had about $50,000 invested in it. “We all grew to hate that car,” recalled Glen. Around 2017, Glen received a call from Jay Leno’s office. Apparently the car had been found in a barn someplace in very bad shape. Creatures had been living in it and the chassis was the only salvageable piece. Glen said Leno bought it and is working to restore the car to its original Duesenberg design.

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Misha presenting to the Land Use committee at the November meeting.

November Land Use meeting held at PPHC By Alan Hague More than 50 were at the November 26th public meeting of the Broad Ripple Village Association (BRVA) Land Use and Development meeting. This one was held in the basement of Purdue Polytechnic High School, 1405 Broad Ripple Avenue [I11 on map]. There were three items on the agenda, in bold below.

A) Brandon Evans from IndyGo to discuss issues regarding the Red Line.

Brandon explained that he is attending the meeting to gather feedback about the Red Line to take back to IndyGo. He said that major changes to routes and such occur three times a year and public input is considered for these changes. He verified that the Red Line fare system will start on December 1st. Fares are paid before getting on a bus at the platform. There will be random passenger fare checks on the buses. Brandon explained that the rubber medians will be replaced with a composite material, but the new median will be similar to the existing one. Some changes will be made based on Red Line bus driver feedback to make turning safer at some intersections. IndyGo system ridership was up 3% in 2019 and 5% in 2019. The Red Line platform real-time monitors are expected to be running in January or February. The existing contract for that service was canceled as it could not fill the need. There was a question about Red Line buses controlling the traffic signals, similar to emergency vehicles. Brandon said that this is not happening, but that the buses are supposed to be able to slightly lengthen a bus GO signal during a cycle. He also mentioned that the rumor of snow crews removing medians for plowing is false.

B) 6201, 6207, 6211 & 6217 N. College Avenue, Misha Rabinowitch with updates on the potential office development.

This is the 4th time for this project to be before the committee, but the first time since the project has been filed with the City of Indianapolis and is eligible for a committee vote. This is a project to raze the 4 structures along College Avenue north of 62nd and south of the Lincolnshire Apartments to build a two-building office/retail/apartment building. The details of the project are a bit fuzzy as the tenant has not been revealed yet and some of the details are not available. Here is your editor’s understanding (it may have errors): A large business currently headquartered in Indianapolis with locations across the country proposed this new headquarters for its 200-250 local employees at the 62nd and College project. Zoning ordinances require 153 parking spots. The underground garage component would supply 49 spots. A long-term lease of over 100 more spots would be secured at the parking garage across College. The north building would be retail (restaurant, shops, etc.) on the first floor with the headquarters in the 4 floors above. The south building (with College on the west and 62nd Street on the south) would be retail on the first floor with 36 apartments in the 3 floors above. These apartments seem to be mostly to used internally by the owners who currently rent living spaces all over town for visiting out-of-town employees and associates, although the details have not been explained in an understandable manner. Garage access would be through the existing alley. The project owners would work with the City to make improvements to the alley. They would also work with Lincolnshire Apartments to develop a plan for screening between the office building and the residences. The BRVA committee suggested changing the College side steps to eliminate the sidewalk jog, so as to keep the sidewalk straight along College. The Department of Metropolitan Development staff is generally in agreement with this project. City-County Councillor Colleen Fanning stated how important it is to the Village to gain a new corporate tenant of this size and what it could mean for daytime business. The committee took a vote on supporting this project and it passed. The Department of Metropolitan Development hearing is scheduled for January 9, 2020.

C) Colleen Fanning, City Councillor with an update on the Broad Ripple Park Family Center.

Colleen gave an update on the status of the Broad Ripple Park family center project. The agreement between the City, the Parks Department, and the lessee is almost complete. Indy Parks will hold a public meeting in a couple of weeks for public input on programming ideas for the facility. Colleen reiterated that this is an important project for the park. It is an $8 million private investment. The City maintains land ownership, the green space footprint is roughly the same before and after the project. The project does not affect the existing pool. The boat ramp stays open and in place. She also said that the Broad Ripple Park pool is an “end-of-life pool”, meaning that the repairs would cost more than the value of the pool. The pool will remain open until such needed repairs warrant closing it in the future. There is no committee meeting in December. The next scheduled public meeting will be on January 26, 2020, at 6pm, at Purdue Polytechnic High School, 1405 Broad Ripple Avenue [I11 on map].

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Questions from the November 26, 2019 Brewpub Quiz. Team Adolescent Yoda won that night with 17 points. Best team name winners Adolescent Yoda.

Movies With Animals In The Title That Are Not About Animals all the answers to these questions have the name of an animal in them

1. Taika Waititi, who also directs, plays an imaginary version of Adolph Hitler in what movie currently in theatres? 2. Peter O’Toole stars in what 1965 comedy whose title song is sung by Tom Jones? 3. A 12-year old boy named Ingemar is sent to live in a village full of eccentrics while his mother battles illness in what 1985 movie from Sweden? 4. Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort, a real-life person, in what movie from 2013?

Thanksgiving Trivia

1. A decree by what U. S. President that Thanksgiving should take place on the third Thursday of November one year instead of the fourth caused many scheduling problems around the country and was sarcastically dubbed Franksgiving by then Atlantic City mayor, Charles D. White? 2. What company has a hotline that answers up to 100,000 calls at Thanksgiving and Christmastime on how to cook turkey? 3. Abraham Lincoln formally declared Thanksgiving a federal holiday in 1863 in response to a 17-year letter writing campaign by author Sarah Josepha Hale. What famous nursery rhyme did she publish in 1830 which was based on an incident that occurred while she was a teacher? 4. An employee of what company inadvertently led to the creation of TV dinners when he significantly overestimated the number of turkeys they would sell for Thanksgiving in 1953?

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1. Claire Foy and Olivia Coleman have both played what real-life person on a series that first started airing in 2016? 2. Jason Bateman and Laura Linney play a married couple forced to relocate from Chicago to rural Missouri in what series? 3. The title character in what series is an actor whose agent is a pink persian cat named Princess Carolyn? 4. What two veteran actresses star in Grace And Frankie?

Black Friday the answers have either the word “Black”, the word “Friday” or both words in them

1. Hoppin’ John, a traditional dish in the Southern United States, is most often made with rice, onions, bacon and what legume? 2. The video for what song by what recording artist, released in 2011, is one of the most disliked videos of all time on YouTube? 3. Police officers Barton Yarborough, Frank Smith and Bill Gannon were all the partners at various times of what other character that featured in a radio series, two television series and two movies? 4. What is the title of an 1845 short story by Edgar Allen Poe about a pet that gets a well-deserved revenge on its owner?

Bands Named For Band Members

1. What band, known for their 1981 hit Centerfold, was unusual in that they were named for a member who neither sang lead vocals nor wrote any of the band’s songs? 2. In the 1999 movie Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Dr. Evil inadvertently gives his weapon on the moon the same name as what British progressive rock band named for the member who both produced and engineered their music, and who had a hit with the song Don’t Answer Me in 1984? 3. What duet, named for the two sisters who make up the band, released an album in 2019 entitled Canterbury Girls, named for Indianapolis’ Canterbury Park, where they spent a lot of their time as teenagers? 4. A singer and songwriter who performed with both Rainbow and Black Sabbath, and was the originator of the “sign of the horns” hand gesture popular amongst heavy metal fans, formed what band in 1982, which he named after himself?

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Mischievous elves, marching toy soldiers and even dear old Saint Nick will grace the stage at the Indianapolis Men’s Chorus holiday spectacular, The Magic of Christmas on Dec. 20 and 21. It will be a holly jolly time with popular Christmas standards, sacred tunes and wintry and wonderful fun for the whole family. “Every kid and every kid at heart will love this magical Christmas show,” said Greg Sanders, IMC Artistic Director. “We’ll be kicking off our 30th season with a selection of Christmas songs that will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. Bring your friends and family and share the holidays with us!” Performances will be presented on Friday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m.; a matinee performance on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 3 p.m.; and the final show on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 8 p.m. Reserved seat tickets are now on sale for at Adult tickets are $25, youth (18 and under) are $15 and groups of 10 or more receive a 25% discount. All shows take place at the Marian University Theatre located at 3200 Cold Spring Road in Indianapolis.

IMPD E-Commerce Exchange Zones near BR

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) has created an “E-Commerce Exchange Zone” at each district headquarters and encourages community members to use the front parking lots or lobby (if available) when meeting people to complete their online purchases and transactions. As more people conduct private business transactions online, there has been a nationwide increase in crime with respect to these transactions. Therefore, IMPD is taking a proactive approach to deter crime by creating an Online Purchase Safe Zone, or “E-Commerce Zone.” In an attempt to reduce the likelihood of citizens falling victim to scams or more serious crimes; IMPD has designated the front parking lot or lobby (if available) as the Online Purchase Safety Zone. These areas are under 24-hour video surveillance. Citizens who are conducting private business transactions by answering newspaper advertisements, or through online retailers such as E-Bay, Craigslist, OfferUp, Facebook etc. can finalize their business transactions in a safe place. While law enforcement officials will not be involved in verification, monitoring or facilitating the private transactions, this program is designed to provide a known, welllit and secure location to conduct business. Citizens can request the other person to meet at this E-Commerce Zone, but if the other party declines, then chances are it is a sign of “buyer beware.” The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is not reacting to any one specific incident, but rather taking a pro-active approach to provide a location where the citizens can feel safe meeting an unknown individual to conduct their private transaction. “E-Commerce Exchange Zones” near Broad Ripple are listed below: • North District Headquarters - 3120 E. 30th Street, Lobby Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Closed Holidays), Reserved Parking Available 24-Hours in the north parking lot • East District Headquarters – 201 N. Shadeland Avenue, Reserved Parking Available 24-Hours outside Door #1 The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department strictly prohibits the following transactions: Illegal transactions, including, but not limited to: contraband, narcotics, illegal substances, stolen property, or other illegal items and/or exchanges, Transactions involving firearms, firearms parts, ammunition or explosives, Large, bulky items that would disrupt the operations of the police facility, The delivery of any packages or goods to these facilities on behalf of a purchaser. The Police Department’s video surveillance operates 24-hours a day and anyone using the “E-Commerce Exchange Zone” is subject to being recorded. This service requires no prior authorization or police response.

Congresswoman Brooks Awards IHM School with CR

On Friday, November 22nd Congresswoman Susan Brooks presented a Congressional Record to Immaculate Heart of Mary School for being recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School. The Congressional Record is the official record of Congress – including all proceedings, debates, votes and remarks made on the House floor. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public and private elementary, middle, and high schools based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement


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St. Joan of Arc Community Open House to highlight restoration of historic landmark in MKNA Neighborhood

Anyone who is curious about the construction that has been taking place at the almost 100-year-old St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church located at the corner of 42nd Street and Central Avenue is invited to take a peek at a Community Open House Wednesday, December 11 from 6-8 p.m. Church members are excited to have friends and neighbors not only see but experience the newly restored sacred space. Tour guides and refreshments will be available. Founded in 1921, St. Joan of Arc was the first parish north of the Cathedral. The parish was named after the fifteenth century martyred heroine of the Hundred Years War who was canonized a Saint in 1920. At the time, the parish extended from the Cathedral parish boundaries to the Hamilton County line in what was described as “the heart of the finest residential district.” The original small mission style stucco church, constructed in 1921 after the design of local architect John Hagel, was located at Ruckle Street and Park Avenue. With a location on Indianapolis’ burgeoning north side, parish membership tripled between 1922 and 1925 and thus soon outgrew the original church. On May 1, 1928, then-pastor Monsignor Maurice O’Connor initiated a building fund to finance construction of the present church. Plans for the church quickly came to fruition and the ground-breaking took place on November 6, 1928. The cornerstone was laid 12 days later. On December 29, 1929, the new St. Joan of Arc Church was dedicated. In 2015, the parish undertook a $5 million capital campaign to fully restore the church. Phase 1 ($1.5M) was completed in 2016 and included ADA accessibility and new HVAC including air conditioning for the first time. Phase 2 ($2.1M) which began in Spring 2019 and was very recently completed included cleaning, repairing, and restoring the artwork and paint in the Church as well as enhancing the lighting. Phase 3 ($1.4M) will begin when the parish has 90% of the cash available and will include the organ, restoration of the clerestory (upper) windows and several smaller projects. The recently completed restoration was greatly needed and truly a dream come true. It would not have been possible without the parishioners, alumni, and friends of St. Joan of Arc parish, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, the National Fund for Sacred Places, Schmidt Associates Architects, Brandt Construction, Santarossa Mosaic & Tile, Conrad Schmitt Studios, Easter Conservation Services, Sun Electric, Specified Lighting Systems, and Comfort Systems USA. For additional event information, please contact the parish office at 317-283-5508, the parish website at or on Facebook

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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 Rachel Wuthrich, 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 Primrose Village Northdale Neighborhood Assn Matthew Williford - President

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 Natalie van Dongen (317) 327-5121 Natalie.VanDongen@Indy.Gov Greg Garrett (317) 327-5119

Mayor’s Action Center: (317) 327-4MAC

Your IMPD Contact

Community Relations Unit Sgt. Vincent Stewart 317-327-5999

Your IndyGo / Red Line Contact Brandon Evans

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

Your Wash. Twnshp. Contact

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

Mistakes Can Be Sweet


We have another winner of the Rene’s Bakery Mistakes Can Be Sweet contest. Mitchell M. Pote found a typo in The Broad Ripple Gazette. Mitchell 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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Buzzing Around Town with Nora Spitznogle Dearest discerning readers, I’m sure you’ve heard the news that the Broad Ripple Gazette will be cease print publication after the next issue. [Sign up for the electronic version at] I have been lucky enough to write the Buzzing Around Town column for the last 14 years. Publisher/editor/sales manager/delivery man, Alan Hague, offered it to me at a time when I was feeling disconnected from Broad Ripple and the music community and a little lonely. CATH Inc. at 54th and College had closed the year before and while I was loving my job (and still do!) at Second Helpings, I missed working with musicians and promoting shows. And I was frustrated that most music coverage ran heavy on the criticism or only covered the bigger shows. My goal has always been to write things that you could share with your grandmother. Thanks to Alan I’ve gotten to do that and more. Writing for the Broad Ripple Gazette has opened many doors for me – freelancing for NUVO, writing for a print music and gaming magazine, having my photographs picked up for the Indianapolis Star and Indianapolis Monthly, being a Battle of the Bands judge, a panelist on choosing the weekly top ten music events published in Metromix (remember that weekly?), and most importantly meeting thousands of readers. Counting the next issue, I will have written 356 columns. I started out with no home computer (thanks to John Newton and Indy Hostel for letting me write there). Then got an ancient computer and a dial-up connection. I would fire the thing up and go do laundry or something while I was waiting for the connection. I saved to purchase my beloved MacBook, but didn’t have enough money for a WiFi connection so I would go to Northside News Café to write and transmit the column. Several deadline nights found me in my pajamas under my coat, pressing my laptop up against the glass at 2:00 am to catch the WiFi. Things have changed for me financially. I have decent camera and laptop and internet at home. Sadly, I still push the deadline envelope. Sorry Alan – only one more time! I’m excited for Alan – and his knees – no more deliveries to 200 different stops in and out of the car and up and down steps and he can concentrate his energy on his love of sharing stories and history about Broad Ripple. I will still contribute in some way to You can also find previous issues of the Broad Ripple Gazette there, in case you miss seeing my buzzing bee self. And most importantly, cheers to you!

Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church Open House Wednesday, December 11 4217 Central Ave (Red Line stop: 42nd St) - all-ages, 6-8 pm, free

Here’s your chance to get a full look at the newly restored Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church. It’s just beautiful and I’m looking forward to seeing it decorated for Christmas. Tour guides will be available to share the history and point out the highlights. Refreshments will be available. Did you know that the first church was a Spanish Mission style building at the corner of Ruckle and Park and was constructed in 1921? The construction of the school started that same year. The parish and quickly outgrew the little church and construction started on the new church on November 6, 1928 and the church was dedicated on December 29, 1929.

Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019 Crab General has closed at 921 Broad Ripple Avenue [H5 on map].

The Old 97’s Thursday, December 12 The Vogue Theater 6259 N. College Ave (Red Line stop: Broad Ripple Ave) 21+, 8 pm, $22 in advance, more at the door day of

In the last 26 years The Old 97’s have flipped on whether the use an apostrophe on their name or not - they’re currently on Team Apostrophe. What hasn’t changed is their lineup or my love for them. The Old 97’s are considered a pioneer in the alt-country genre. Or as Rhett Miller, (songwriter, vocalist, and rhythm guitar player, best hair in rock-and-roll), describes it, “loud folk.” They’ve been playing at The Vogue Theater for decades. The first time I saw them there I was smitten and I don’t think I’ve missed a show since. I hope to see you there!

Student Show Opening & Award Ceremony Friday, December 13 Indianapolis Art Center 820 E. 67th St (Red Line stop: 66th St) - all-ages, 6-9 pm, free

I’ve been enjoying the Indianapolis Art Center (or the Art League, as my dear artistic mama calls it) my whole life. I had no idea that it was founded in 1934 as a WPA (Works Progress Administration) program during the Great Depression to support artists. This is the 82nd annual student show exhibition. Each year more than 400 works are submitted, with only a select few chosen by a panel of judges to be displayed. Divided between adult and youth age groups, the collection is a sampler of art from all walks of life in the local and regional community. An award ceremony will take place at 6:45 pm inside the Frank M. Basile auditorium. There will be refreshments available including beer from Sun King Brewing Company and wine from Mallow Run Winery. The exhibition will be on display until February 5, 2020.

Touch of Grass Saturday, December 14 Aristocrat Pub and Restaurant 5212 N. College Ave (Red Line stop: 52nd St) - all-ages, 9-11 pm, $5

Touch of Grass is made up of excellent musicians that play top-notch bluegrass. Listening to them is always a pleasure. For years they were the house band at the Wine Cellar (Corner Wine Bar). I was lucky enough to see them play on the porch of Just Pop In this summer. You’ll enjoy the music and groan at the jokes. I can’t think of a better way to spend an evening.

-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 WINTER Market every Saturday from 9am to noon at liter house

Right: Music by Dave Duvall.

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Farmers Market

At the November 16 market.

Preserving Memories - Archiving History

Broad Ripple Museum From time to time we will display items that have been donated or otherwise acquired to preserve the history of Broad Ripple.

A collection of vintage Broad Ripple High School t-shirts and sweatshirts (even more than shown here) was donated by Gazette reader Nancy Pryor.

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The History of TV News in Broad Ripple as told by Jack Carter and Glen Hague

By Alan Hague

Part Two

In the last issue: Don Satterfield starts TV News in 1950, publishing from his home on Riverview Drive. He moves it to 915 Broad Ripple Avenue (where Triton tap is today). He hires Glen Hague. Glen quits and suggests his friend Jack Carter to take his job.

“Don told about the fact that he was building this nice office building over [on Ferguson Street].” Jack hadn’t been over to look at the construction. “And then when I went over there and saw that dinky little brick building I just couldn’t believe it. I had a grandiose office building in mind and there that dinky little place - no insulation in it, with brick walls and a steel-reinforced concrete ceiling - it was a horrible environment inside. Nevertheless, we were there for several years.” Don built a new building for TV News at 6331 Ferguson Street (Today this building is Ripple FX. They improved it and added a second floor.). TV News moved from Broad Ripple Avenue probably in the late Spring of 1956. Jack said of the staff at the weekly magazine, “Don had about 5 or 6 people on the masthead, but they all didn’t work at the office. As far as the number of actual working employees in the building, he probably had about 4, including myself and Bob Scott. Bob Scott deserves The Ferguson building today, with a second story. more credit than you could possible give him. He was my right hand man, I mean he was Mr. Dependable. I don’t think TV News would have been as successful as it was without Bob Scott. Jack Wheatly handled all the subscriptions, keeping them up to date and keeping the subscription files and expirations and so forth and that was it. That’s all we really needed.” I asked Jack about the subscription addressing machine that Glen mentioned, “Little stencils. Paper-surrounded stencils that we would keep in a file and then we had a couple of addressing machines and you’d pile the magazines in the machine and it would feed the magazines and the know...each one at the same time. We had two of those, in case one would break down or something. Back when Don had it, he has the same idea except he only had this one machine and it was not automatic. You had to take one magazine and put it here and pull down a lever. Take the next magazine and pull down a lever....and I got to thinking, you know, what happens if something breaks, we’re done! So I got rid of that thing when I thought about feeding as many as 50,000 magazines one at a time...” TV News added a crossword puzzle. Jack said, “There would be certain times when we ran out of crossword puzzles to buy. So Bob would just change the clues and use the same B&W engravings for the puzzle and answer grid, but with different clues.” Originally, TV News was hand-typed and the copy was delivered to Hudler Press in Noblesville to be printed. Jack recalls when computers came in, “As soon as Tandy, you know, Radio Shack, came out with computers, we bought two or three. But before that, why, we were just handing them sheets of paper that were typed. Hudler used a string of about four linotype machines to set the type and then used these big huge flatbed letterpresses. And every Monday morning I’d have to get out of bed at about 4 o’clock and take late information changes up to Hudler. They’d have one linotype operator come

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in at 5 o’clock in the morning and he would make changes on individual lines of lead type and then it was up to me to go downstairs while the press man was getting the presses ready, you know, with the ink and the rollers and all. It was up to me to put those new lines of type into the forms and pull the old lines out.” In addition to subscriptions, the magazine was available at stores. “We distributed locally and we had good circulation in the Indianapolis area then, ‘cause there wasn’t anything like it.” I asked why people bought TV News, if there were free listings in the newspaper. “They just gave you the names of the programs. We would get the episode information of what was going to happen on All In The Family that particular time, or maybe what was going to be on 60 Minutes and all that, because that was my job to get all of that information from the local stations via telephone. “We also used to get regular mailings from the 3 major networks with program information and details about the episodes. But, on the last day that we could make changes we would call the stations to ask them for the very latest changes. Of course TV Guide would call them too. Our press times were the same - we were both weekly magazines. I had built up such a good relationship with the people at the stations that they would call me as soon as they would talk to TV Guide. So, I had the same late information that TV Guide had and nobody else had, none of the newspapers had any of it.” Jack said Koch News Co (pronounced Coke) distributed the magazines in Indiana. “When we started listing the stations in Terre Haute and up and down the Wabash Valley area, they just went wild for it. Because for people who lived in that general area,TV Guide was a state-by-state deal, so all of the people who lived up and down the Wabash Valley area, in order to find out what was going to be on television, had to buy an Indiana edition AND an Illinois edition of TV Guide. We ended up outselling TV Guide all up and down the Wabash Valley area like crazy. I mean to the point where the news distributor over there ended up putting TV News in TV Guide racks. And TV Guide didn’t like that at all. It got to the point where a lot of individual dealers over there, drug stores and Kroger stores, places like that, would the put TV News in the TV Guide racks with TV Guide, only they’d put TV News in front. And that made TV Guide extremely unhappy. We were a little thorn in their side (Jack laughs), and I enjoyed every minute of that!” Jack discussed when he took over running the magazine for Don around 1957, “I went through various promotions to the point where Don decided that he and his wife wanted to permanently retire and move to Florida where they had made several trips. So he just turned the running of the magazine over to me, but his corporation still owned it. He told me, “Now Jack, don’t bother me with a lot of paperwork and sales figures and all that. Just send me a check for what ever amount of money you want to send me.” He just left it all in my hands. So, he evidently trusted me.” Jack remembers Broad Ripple in the early 1980s, “That was the time Broad Ripple started turning into one giant bar. I thought, I am going to get out. It was the beginning of the end for me because it got real rowdy. I would come to work in the morning and there would be broken beer bottles on my parking lot. One morning somebody left a car parked there overnight, right up against my front door. I couldn’t get in my own building!” Jack described a nearby bar, where on a holiday... “there’d be a hearse parked out in front in the parking lot. And it would sit there all day. You would see a man and a woman go out and get in that hearse, about every hour or so, a different man and a different woman. So it became obvious what was going on.” After running the magazine for several years for Don, now living in Florida, around 1981 Jack buys the magazine. Don Satterfield took the money that was in the bank from the subscriptions, but Jack ended up with the popular magazine and the building on Ferguson. “I got ownership of everything that had anything to do with TV News for ten grand. Then I turned around and sold the building and moved to Carmel, and remember I think I got $75,000 just for that little brick building!” The new location in Carmel was at 427 Gradle Drive. Jack recalled the distribution from Carmel, “Koch News Company would distribute them [to the news racks at stores] and after I moved everything to Carmel we were still taking all of our mailbags full of magazines for shipment to subscribers to the Indianapolis Post Office. And finally we got a call from the Carmel Post Office, and I don’t know why I didn’t think of doing that myself. The Carmel Post Office came over and visited me one day and said they would gladly take over the mailing through their post office and save us the trip. It finally got up to the point where there were about 50,000 subscribers, we were the biggest 2nd class mail user in the city of Carmel back then!” TV News was published for many more years. In 1994, at 65, Jack decided to retire, “I sold it to a printing company called Alexander Graphics in Indianapolis.” An amazing 44 year run for TV News, the little magazine that started in Broad Ripple.

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Stores - Restaurants - Bars - Salons Poetic Thoughts

by C.W. Pruitt II

ALEX The Fall BRVA meeting was held in the underground Storefront Theater.

Fall BRVA meeting held at new location By Alan Hague There were about 130 attendees at the Broad Ripple Village Association (BRVA) Public Meeting and Election held at the Storefront Theater on November 19th. Food and drink for the event was provided by The Vanguard and Sun King. The ballot of candidates to join the BRVA board of directors was a slate pre-approved by a BRVA committee, as it was last year. Members voted on whether to accept that slate or not. BRVA president Joshua John outlined accomplishments of 2019. These included development of the River Walk project to connect Broad Ripple Park and the Monon Trail, and improvements to the Dog Park at Broad Ripple Park. Next on the agenda was Purdue Polytechnic High School principal Keeanna Warren, who spoke about the very positive opening of the 1405 Broad Ripple Avenue school [I11 on map]. IMPD commander Michael Wolley discussed crime in North District. He explained that violent crime is down. BRVA executive director Colleen Fanning shared the goals for 2020. In the works are new pedestal maps in the Village, a new fold-out tourist map, Red Line promo ideas to include local businesses, completing the design for the new Broad Ripple Avenue plan (said to be Georgia Street-like), and compiling a list of available commercial properties in the area to help with redevelopment. There was a brief Q & A period after the meeting. The discussion got a little heated when the subject of vacant properties and redevelopment came up. Projects discussed were the Metazoa proposal that was for the canal spot next to The Coil, and the project proposed for the properties along College Avenue south of the Lincolnshire Apartments. The next public BRVA meeting is scheduled for April 21, 2020 at the Indianapolis Art Center.

Alexandre Agbomi was in no way nervous about his doctoral defense. For this would make his second doctorate in English Literature. His first doctorate was earned at a French university. His second doctorate would be awarded by Ball State University. And I felt honored to be invited to witness him defend his dissertation. Alex mingled joyfully with friends and professors before his defense. He had us all in stitches as he made his Freudian jokes about his enormous tie, which appeared even longer on his short and stocky frame. We were all used to Alex’s outrageous humor, but today he was in a zone. Alex began his defense by showing a clip from 60 Minutes on the brutal dictator from the Ivory Coast. This was significant because Alex had translated a controversial Ivorian novel into English which portrayed the dictator an a bad light. It roughly chronicled his struggle from idealistic revolutionary to tyrant. At the end of his defense, Alex’s professors showed concern about him going back to teach in the Ivory Coast after translating such an incendiary work. (I don’t know if they were aware that his father had been assassinated.) He reassured them profusely. Later, Alex and I walked out of the room in our elegant suits and Alex in his largest tie. We were cracking up laughing. I think it was our way of celebrating Alex’s latest achievement. When we reached the bottom steps of Teachers College, I turned to Alex and said, “Do you think that your life is at risk by going back to the Ivory Coast” He looked me straight in the eyes and said, “If I have taught you one thing, it is this: If you have nothing worth dying for, then you are not alive at all.” A poetic thought from Alex. A poetic thought from Double Dr. Alexandre Agbomi. CW Pruitt II has been on the poetry scene in Broad Ripple for years. Email your questions/comments to

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Random Ripplings Artist Douglas David wraps a newly purchased painting at the annual Holiday Open House that was held on November 14 at Douglas David Fine Art, 7172 Keystone Avenue [CC31 on map].

Hidden History

Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019

answer on Page 14

Where in the "Village"?

Have you seen this new mural in the Village? 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.



N D P SA P P P F M U X B PA E U C W M N A M W J C FAU Z Z X U W T E . I C F. U S P WC K T D E K H E I AU H PA E E M V N D P V G C K X J Z A U W N C K N M Z K Q Q X P Z M T P, N D P W U G U X X I C W E U J PA Z A C J K I U W T M J C G W X C M J M H X P Z K Q Q X P E P I N U C W . C l u e : V e q u a l s Y

Answers on Page 14


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. Let’s learn another, more complex, way to solve. This complicated, two-step, technique can come in handy. By elimination, using the numbers in the center section only, the green box must contain 2, 4, and 9. Using elimination for the red box, it can only contain 2, 4, or 8 (the other numbers are either above it or below it). Without even knowing where the 2, 4, and 9 are in the green box, they still will eliminate those numbers from the red box. That leaves only the 8 that can go in the red box! This is a powerful technique to use if the occasion arises.



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Historic Ad

13 Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019

This ad for Santa Claus on TV presented by L.S. Ayres ran back in 1950. This Christmas TV special was broadcast on WFBM Channel 6. Were any readers on that show?

Broad Ripple Crossword

answer on Page 14


1. Mary had a little one 5. Slight tap on pedal for many 9. Browse the web 13. Π times R squared, for a circle 14. An imaginary button 16. Leg joint 17. Tale 18. More than you need 19. Foot off the gas 20. Start 22. The scouts have one 24. The editor likes to do this at La Piedad 25. Naptown 27. Einstein’s relativity is this 29. Imbibe 32. A mine shaft leads to it (not the bar) 34. Newton’s first deals with inertia 35. Lerch often asked this, with You 36. Change the color 37. Spring, ______, sprung 40. Welder or lamp 41. A bank not yet in Broad Ripple 43. Also 44. One from Heidelberg 46. Ignited 47. Friends, Romans, countrymen, ____ me your ears 48. Swimmer’s ___ 49. Where HS basketball is played 50. Common toast starter 51. Led Zeppelin’s _____ of Evermore

53. Tobacco 55. Rich, once Speedway, sells this 56. Fred MacMurray had three on his TV show 58. Tidbits 61. Largest continent 63. What all matter is made of 65. Close by 67. Might be a pup 68. Travel by being lighter than air 69. Ripple Bagel and ____ 70. Rim 71. Remnants 72. It holds the flower


1. Dylan’s ___, Lady, Lay 2. Sadat, for example 3. Only 4. Pounding 5. Use money 6. Sales or property 7. Aware of 8. Some do this to a CD 9. Name of the roller coaster once at Broad Ripple Park 10. Fish are here 11. Pass it on 12. The Good Earth sells Birkenstocks for these 15. _____ Inc., once at 54th and College 21. Without this - no Gazette! 23. Assists

26. It goes up and down 28. Paddle 29. Race or queen 30. Likely order at a steak house 31. Growing larger 33. Beatles’ No ____ 36. Where you put your HDTV 37. Collection 38. Not any 39. One movie said they must be crazy 41. Pieces 42. A bad description for a pizza crust 45. Typically found in front of a door

47. Epic tales 49. Not harsh 50. The Gazette shirts are from the Teeki ___ 51. We are carbon-_____ life forms 52. A unit of bread 54. We all make them 55. Fence passageway 57. Not now 59. Get together 60. Clearance or liquidation 62. We just did this at BR Brewpub 64. My favorite childhood magazine 66. The edge of a drum

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Hidden History solution

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The Wine Scene

Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019


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

All Chook Up

I hope you were as happy as I to see the return of the Broad Ripple Lights Up Parade. The weather was less than festive but it didn’t stop the floats, marchers and of course Santa in his sports car from making the big loop through the village. It was fun to see so many people line the streets to watch the parade then walk the canal esplanade to take in the new snowflake lights and towering Christmas Tree at the corner of College and Broad Ripple Avenue. The evening called for a beverage with warmth and flair which made me think of The Chook, a SPARKLING shiraz from Australia. It’s a red wine with bubbles. You’ll find notes of black raspberry, and ginger on the nose and lush dark fruit flavors on the palate. The Chook is holiday food friendly and would be delicious to serve with cheese, beef, fowl or fish.


Stop by the Artisan Bakers booth when you visit the Carmel Christkindlmarkt and enjoy hand baked goodies from Broad Ripple’s own Brotgarten/Perk Up. NEW this year, mutzen cookies made to order. The buttery deep fried pastries are tender inside, crispy outside and lavishly dusted with powdered sugar. Mutzen makes the perfect treat to eat while you walk through the marketplace. Visual treats can be seen at the Indianapolis Art Center’s Student Show that opens December 13th. SAKS on 3 offers work from painter Marianne Glick and former IAC faculty and glass artist, Lisa Pelo. Meet and greet the two on Thursday Dec 19th from 6-8pm on the third floor of the SAKS store at Keystone Crossing. Elf on the Shelf will be playing hide and seek at multiple Broad Ripple retailers and restaurants the next few weeks. Spy him and win. Contact the BRVA for details.


Crossword solution

puzzle on Page 13


Broad Ripple Brewpub Quiz Answers (Questions on page 5)

Movies With Animals In The Title That Are Not About Animals - 1) Jojo Rabbit, 2) What’s New Pussycat?, 3) My Life As A Dog, 4) The Wolf Of Wall Street Thanksgiving Trivia - 1) Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1939), 2) Butterball, 3) Mary Had A Little Lamb, 4) Swanson Netflix TV - 1) Queen Elizabeth II (The Crown), 2) Ozark, 3) BoJack Horseman, 4) Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Black Friday - 1) Black-Eyed Peas, 2) Friday by Rebecca Black, 3) Detective Joe Friday, 4) The Black Cat Bands Named For Band Members - 1) J. Geils Band, 2) The Alan Parsons Project, 3) Lily & Madeleine, 4) Dio (Ronnie James Dio)

Where in the Village? puzzle on Page 12

Answer: It is on the back of Broad

Ripple Brewpub in the Marigold parking lot [C5 on map].

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 Also on INSTAGRAM @jaditmire

Query Corner

Here is a 1965 photo of your editor eating at what I think is a Biff-Burger. The city directory lists one at this time at 5561 N. Keystone, where Edward’s Transmission is today. (We have NO recollection of Biff-Burger!) Do any readers recognize this burger joint as being the one on Keystone?

Serving Broad Ripple Since 1978 Kasie Nam, DDS

New Adult Patients Whitening For Life Restrictions may apply in cases of periodontal disease. New Patients Only. May not be combined with other offers. Expires - 1/20/20

$500 off Invisalign Treatment Not valid with other offers. Restrictions may apply. Expires 1/20/20

New Patients & Emergencies Welcome! Most insurance plans accepted ● Payment plans available

photo by John D. Hague


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Vol. 16 No. 24

Broad Ripple Village & surrounding area

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Map & Directory Art / Galleries Photography / Theater Artifacts 6327 Guilford Ave Basile Studio Shop 820 E. 67th St Blice Edwards Decorative Painting 1011 E. 54th Studio F


Eckert and Ross Fine Art 5627 Illinois St Forrest Formsma Fine Art 1134 E. 54th St. Studio M Gallery 10 2070 E. 54th St ste 10 Grace Michael Photography 6055 N. College ste 200 Green Men Restoration Gallery 2376 E 54th St Half Baked Pottery 6511 Ferguson St Imagine Me Photography Studio 5219 Keystone Ct Indianapolis Art Center 820 E. 67th St Kiley Studios 6328 College Ave Half Baked Pottery 6511 Ferguson St Michael Mendez Portraits 6180 Washington Blvd Paint Box Studios 2070 E. 54th St ste 7 Petrov Frame Atelier 5172 College Ave Potter’s House, The 6503 Carrollton Ave Ruth D. Stoner Artistry in Clay 6340 Ferguson St S.D. Battista Painting Conservation 5430 New Jersey St Storefront Theatre of Indianapolis 717 Broad Ripple Ave The Framer - Tom Altpeter 777 E. 66th St TK Nelson Fine Art Gallery 6331 N. Keystone Ave Walter Knabe 1134 E. 54th St. Studio H


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Douglas David Fine Art CC31 7172 N. Keystone Ave 317-257-7515 OO26 OO28 JJ23 OO31 C4 PP31 A4◄ E2 C4 JJ21 OO28 PP23 C3◄ E4 OO21 H3 B3 GG31



Bank of America Advanced Center HH31 2132 E. 62nd St BMO Harris Bank D H3◄ 714 Broad Ripple Ave Bottom Line Advisors B3 6570 Carrollton Ave Brookside Accounting I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 6 C.H. Douglas & Gray CC23 7040 College Ave Cassen & Co, M.S. CPA HH29 1702 Broad Ripple Ave Chase G3◄ 706 Broad Ripple Ave Chase MM19 5635 Illinois St Chase PP31 5236 N. Keystone Ave Debra L. Kelb, CPA E4 819 E. 64th St

Edward Jones - Kelly Cropp OO24 5345 Winthrop Ave. ste E 317-253-8909 Edward Jones - Patrick Lane PP23◄ 5209 College Ave 317-737-1695 Edward Jones - Kevin Schloneger B3◄ 6537 Carrollton Ave 317-257-7588 First Merchants Bank 5915 College Ave Forum Credit Union 6501 College Ave Hefner Investments 6310 Ferguson St Highfield & Associates 6144 College Ave Huntington Bank 724 Broad Ripple Ave

KK23◄ C3◄ E4 J2 H3◄

LJI Wealth Management B4 6569 Carrollton Ave 317-466-9702

Old National Bank D K3◄ 6135 College Ave PNC Bank II31 6170 Keystone Ave Raymond James I4 6235 Carrollton Ave Sage Capital Management, LLC B4 921 E. 66th St, ste B Thrivent Financial E4 819 E. 64th St #103

Places of Worship 66th Street Baptist Church 918 E 66th St


Bethlehem Lutheran PP22 526 E 52nd St Broad Ripple United Methodist J5◄ 6185 Guilford Ave Christ the King Catholic Church KK30 1827 Kessler Blvd Congregation Shaarey Yeshua CC31 2415 E.72nd St Dayspring Church (Assemblies of God) CC31 2415 E.72nd St Midtown Christ Community Church MM21 5610 Broadway St Empowerment Church OO30 2192 E. 54th St Evanston Wesleyan Church DD30◄ 6902 Evanston Ave Faith Temple of God PP31 5217 Keystone Ct

Fifth Church of Christ, Scientist J2 655 E. 62nd St 251-9736 First Congregational Church UCC 7171 N. Pennsylvania St Glendale Christian Church 1788 Haynes Ave Immaculate Heart of Mary 5692 Central Ave Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation 6502 Meridian St Meridian Street United Methodist 5500 Meridian St Mid East Church of Christ 5879 Central Ave Northminster Presbyterian 1660 Kessler Blvd Perfecting Word Worship Center 2070 E. 54th St ste 14 Progressive Spiritualist Church 2201 E. 54th St. Edward the Confessor, ACC 6361 N. Keystone Ave. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church 6050 N. Meridian St St. Paul’s On The Way 803 Broad Ripple Ave The Worship Assembly of Indianapolis 2131 54th St Trinity 6151 Central Ave Whole Man Ministries 1241 E. 54th St.


21st Amendment 2201 E. 62nd St 21st Amendment 5561 Illinois St Big Red Liquors 1067 Broad Ripple Ave Bob’s Food Mart 5628 Illinois St BP Service Station/Convenience 7068 College Ave Cork and Cracker 2126 Broad Ripple Ave Fresh Market 5415 College Ave Fresh Thyme Farmers Market 6301 College Ave


Insomnia Cookies 809 Broad Ripple Ave Johnny’s Market 6335 College Ave Kincaid’s Meat Market 5605 Illinois St Kroger 6220 Guilford Ave Locally Grown Gardens 1050 E. 54th St Meijer 5550 Keystone Ave Nicole-Taylor Pasta Market 1134 E. 54th St. Studio C



BB29◄ LL22 EE20 MM20 KK22 KK28◄ OO28 OO31◄ GG32 JJ20 H4 OO30 JJ22◄ OO26

MM19 I7 MM19 CC23◄ HH31◄ OO23 F3

Good Earth Natural Food Store E4 ◄ 6350 Guilford Ave 317-254-8604 E3◄ MM19◄ I4◄ OO25 MM31 OO26

Rene’s Bakery C4 ◄ 6524 B Cornell Ave 317-251-2253

Safeway MM19 5602 Illinois St SoBro Spirits Wine Craft Beer PP28◄ 1721 E. 52nd Studio C OO25 1051 E 54th studio C SweeTies Gourmet Treats II31◄ 2101 Broad Ripple Ave The Wine Shop KK23◄ 5897 College Ave Xpress Pantry F2 6302 College Ave


Allstate Insurance - Curt Bennett 1051 E. 54th St #B Bobby Plump & Associates 930 E. 66th St Miller Insurance Group 5420 College Ave

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State Farm - Elizabeth Marshall K2 6124 N. College Ave 317-255-2700


Anastasia Demos Mills KK23 5954 College Ave Baker Law Team II31 2015 Broad Ripple Ave Borinstein Springer, LLP HH30 2002 E. 62nd St Brown Law Office I1 6214 Broadway St Cairns & Rabiola J3 6161 College Ave Caress Law Group OO23 5420 N. College Avenue, ste 100 Coffey Law C5 6532 Cornell Ave Disability Legal Services of Indiana, Inc. KK23 5954 College Ave Jeffery A. Evans, Attorney I2 6202 College Ave Flood + Lewis D3 6417 Carrollton Ave Fox Williams & Sink J3 6177 College Ave Grant and Grant PP25 1101 E. 52nd James Holland Attorney at Law E2 6358 College Ave Horne Law - William McHenry Horne I2 6202 College Ave Linda Kelly, Attorney I2 6202 College Ave The Keyes Law Group D3 714 E. 65th St Law Office of Dana E. Daniels G4 6325 Guilford Ave, suite 210 Law Office of Gary Colasessano I2 6202 College Ave Law Office of Keith Shelton I6 6251 Winthrop Ave. ste 12 Law Office of Robert Burkett OO25 1111 E. 54th Street, ste 106 Lawrence Law Firm JJ31 6100 Keystone Ave ste 257 Luetzelschwab Law, LLC PP24 740 East 52nd St ste 8 Mellowitz Injury Law Firm JJ31 6100 N. Keystone Ave Mercho Caughey & DeLay D4 828 E. 64th St Monday, McElwee & Albright II30 1915 Broad Ripple Ave O'Ryan Law Firm HH30 1901 Broad Ripple Ave Ross & Brunner D2 6434 College Ave, ste F Kimber Leigh Whyte OO26 1111 E. 54th St, ste 121

Personal Services

A Do I3 6207 College Ave Adorn I3 6201 College Ave Air-Tan I3◄ 6249 College Ave Another Level Beauty Salon / Barber PP31 5230 Keystone Ct Balance Pilates Studio JJ24 6015 Carrollton Ave bambū G5 916 Westfield Blvd The Barber Studio G5 6323 Guilford Ave The Beauty Market G5 922 Westfield Blvd Belladonna C4 6512 Ferguson St Bill’s Hair Design J2 6163 College Ave Bobby Cooper Salon D4 725 E. 65th St, ste 100

Bogie’s Barber Shop G4◄ 837 Westfield Blvd 317-254-8015 B.R. Nails 1062 Broad Ripple Ave Broad Ripple Barbershop 6194 Guilford Ave Broad Ripple Fit Club 6542 Westfield Blvd Broad Ripple Massage Practice 6117 College Ave ste 5 Broad Ripple Tanning II 1908 Broad Ripple Ave Brow Bar 2070 E. 54th St ste 1 Canvas Salon 6413 College Ave Changes Salon 6416 Ferguson St Cheek 2 Chic Aesthetics 819 E. 64th St, ste 102 Chic Retreat 819 E. 64th St, ste 102 Chrome Salon 6158 Hillside Ave

G7◄ J4 B5 K3

HH30 OO28 D3 D4 E4 E4 II30

D = Pet Friendly

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 Dark Horse Hair I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 2 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

Complete Auto & Light Truck Service 5050 N Keystone Ave


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Urban Gypsy D4◄ 6407 Ferguson St 317-259-1788 D3◄ G4 OO25 H4


Weight Watchers Glendale Town Center Wellness Through Massage 6214 Carrollton Ave ste D Where Beauty Begins 6521 Winthrop Ave ste 9 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


I3 I5 D2 H3


BB26 C5 QQ24

Housing/Real Estate

1001 Properties I5 6201 Winthrop Ave ste #7 American Village OO29◄ 2026 E. 54th St AMG Property Management I3 6215 College Ave Annex H5 6235 Guilford Ave Apter Properties D4 810 E. 64th St Broad Ripple Apartments I7 6184A Carvel Ave Broad Ripple Flats JJ23 6018 N. College Broad Ripple Realty OO25 1111 E. 54th ste #300 Broad Ripple Trails PP27 5220 Luzzane Lane Brooks Real Estate Services C4 845 E. 65th St Carpenter Realtors K3 6101 College Ave

Carrollton Manor Apartments OO23 5322 Carrollton Ave (317) 257-7884

Carrollton Manor Apartments (317) 257-7884 5322 Carrollton Ave

JJ23 G3

OO23 E2 D5 A3 I6 MM23 C3 B5 FF32 G4 H3

Compass Chiropractic 5420 N College Ave. ste 101 Scott Christy, D.D.S. N 6201 Winthrop Ave. ste 3 Jeffrey Cox, MD Newspaper recycling bin 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Czarkowski Pediatric Dentistry 1927 Broad Ripple Ave P Margarita Czeskis, M.D. Mail collection 1095a Broad Ripple Ave box Mylinda Cripe, N.P. 1095a Broad Ripple Ave B Dr. Rob Diegel (Urban Optiks) 6372 Guilford Ave BlueIndy station Dr. Eve Earley, D.C., C.S.T. 6344 Kingsley Dr EYE Can See R 6117 College Ave ste 3 Red Line Annette Fearnot, MD station 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Irene Fox, M.D. 1095a Broad Ripple Ave Glendale Dental Associates 6202 Evanston Ave Tronya Hawkins, MD 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Elisabeth Henn-Carlson, LMHC 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


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 (temp use rear door)


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


B5 E2 B5 KK25 K6 K3◄ KK31 PP26 B4 D5 FF25 F6 I5 DD25◄ DD26 FF32 PP24 JJ31

Thompson Home Sales C4◄ 6507 Ferguson St #203 317-519-3542 The Townes at Winthrop J6 6139 Winthrop Ave TR Property Management PP30 2101 E. 52nd St ste C 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

Broad Ripple Family Dental 6117 College Ave 317-257-3368

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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

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

H6 II30 I7◄ I7◄ E4 GG29 K3 H6 I7◄ II30◄ H6 PP24 J2 H4 E4 E4 J2 II30

D3 OO25 C4◄ H6

Oak Street Health PP31 2240 E. 53rd St Ste B1 317-933-7047


LIV Indy 6556 Cornell Ave McLane Realty 6358 College Ave 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


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






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



Broad Ripple Apts




Orangetheory Fitness KK23 5858 College Ave ste B Pilates Indy H6 1001 Broad Ripple Ave Planet Fitness OO30 5302 N. Keystone Ave Plush JJ31 5944 N. Keystone Ave Project Gorgeous I6 6251 Winthrop Ave ste 7 Pure Barre H2 6280 College Ave ste 400 Reiki Center of Indiana OO25 1111 E. 54th ste #139 Renew Therapeutic Massage and Wellness E4 819 E. 64th St ste 228 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 Simplicity Salon C4 6525 Ferguson St 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





School 80 Condos





Post Office






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



















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H4◄ DD25 PP31 D2 C4 C4◄ OO31 E2 H6 AA25 C3

Team Rehabilitation I7◄ 1081 Broad Ripple Ave 317-808-0350


Paw Patch Place 2040 E. 54th St 317-253-5964

E4 I5 E4

I2 HH32 OO24 OO30

OO30◄ HH31◄ H4◄ OO31 H5◄

Public/Gov./Parks/Sch. Amer. Legion Kennington Post 2210 E. 54th St 317-259-8311


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Broad Ripple Kiwanis KK23 meets at Binkley’s 317-217-6139

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21 = 21 & over D = Pet Friendly (outdoor) 3 Sisters Cafe H5 6223 Guilford Ave 317 Burger D G5 915 Westfield Blvd Alley Cat Lounge 21 H4◄ 6267 Carrollton Ave

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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

Downtown Indianapolis

Take Meridian St. North approx. 6½ miles to Westfield Blvd. Turn right (North-East) onto Westfield Blvd. Take Westfield Blvd approx. 1 mile Hot Box Pizza H3◄ 715 Broad Ripple Ave Hotel Broad Ripple C5 6520 Westfield Blvd Hubbard & Cravens Coffee Co D I4◄ 6229 Carrollton Ave Illinois Street Food Emporium MM19 5550 Illinois St India Garden H4 830 Broad Ripple Ave Indy Tacos OO30 2196a E. 54th St Jazz Kitchen, The OO23 5377 College Ave Jet’s Pizza II32 2635 E. 62nd St Jimmy John’s H4 845 Broad Ripple Ave Joella’s Hot Chicken G7 1072 Broad Ripple Ave Just Pop In D5 6406 Cornell Ave Keystone Diner PP31 2344 E. 53rd St Keystone Sports Review MM31 5602 Keystone Ave KFC II31 6154 N. Keystone Avenue Kilroy’s Bar and Grill H4◄ 831 Broad Ripple Ave King Dragon HH31 2134 E. 62nd St La Mulita PP23 5215 College Ave




Broad Ripple Brewpub D 840 E. 65th St 317-253-2739




Broad Ripple Tavern 21 H3◄ 745 Broad Ripple Ave

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


Cake Bake Shop C4 6515 Carrollton Ave Canal Bistro D E4◄ 6349 Guilford Ave Captain Sushi H3◄ 6253 College Ave Casba 21 G5 6319 Guilford Ave Chiang Mai Thai Noodle G3 815 Westfield Blvd Chick-fil-A GG32 6231 Keystone Ave


Chipotle Mexican Grill H6 1002 Broad Ripple Ave Cholita Taqueria H6 1001 Broad Ripple Ave 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 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 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 Hollyhock Hill 8110 College Ave HopCat H2 6280 College Ave ste 600

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Ambrosia Ristorante KK23 5903 College 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 Bamboo House PP31 2328 E. 53rd St Baskin Robbins II31 2201B Broad Ripple Ave 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 Books & Brews C5 6420 Cornell Ave Brick House Dueling Pianos H5 6235 Guilford Ave BRICS E5◄ 901 E. 64th St

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Landsharks 21 H4 810 Broad Ripple Ave Lava Lounge 21 G4 6308 Guilford Ave Liter House PP24 5301 Winthrop 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 (temp closed from fire) 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 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 Raffi’s Mexican Tacos H4 801 Broad Ripple Ave Red Key Tavern 21 PP23◄ 5170 College Ave Red Room, The G5 6335 Guilford Ave

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Canterbury Park MM25 5510 Carvel Ave The Children’s Corner Preschool JJ20 6050 N. Meridian St Christ the King Catholic School KK30 5858 Crittenden Ave Dan Wakefield Park JJ22 61st and Broadway St Holliday Park FF19 64th and Spring Mill The Indianapolis Public Library JJ32◄ Glendale Town Center 6100 Keystone Ave IPS Butler Univ Laboratory School 55 OO26 1349 E. 54th St IPS Center for Inquiry School 84 LL22 440 E. 57th St Marott Park BB23 7350 College Ave Indpls North Side Optimists Park A3 775 E. 66th St Northside Montessori School PP25 1224 East 52nd St Park Tudor School CC22 7200 College Ave Purdue Polytechnic High School I11 1405 Broad Ripple Ave The Sapling School 838 E. 65th St ste A Sidener Acad. for High Ability Students 2424 Kessler Blvd Village Montessori School 6535 Ferguson St Wash. Twp. Small Claims Court 5302 N. Keystone Ave ste E



Broad Ripple Village Assn. G4◄ 818 Broad Ripple Ave 317-251-BRVA

Riviera Club 5640 Illinois St 317-255-5471





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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17 Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019

5615 N. Illinois St.

(317) 737-2056

Next edition street date December 20

Ad deadline December 13

Located in SoBro

18 Vol. 16 No. 24

The Broad Ripple Gazette

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 Sun King Brewing/Offshore by Pier 48 H7 1021 Broad Ripple Ave Sushi Bar H5 911 Broad Ripple 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 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/Automotive Bob’s Food Mart 5628 Illinois St BP Service Station 7068 College Ave Citgo 1731 E. 52nd Rich Gas Station 6419 College Ave

MM19 CC23◄ PP28 D3

Ty’s Automotive 31QQ◄ 5050 Keystone Ave 317-283-7400


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 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 D G5 912 Westfield Blvd (463) 221-2829

CBD Jubilee D3 6418 Carrollton Ave Charles Mayer & Company MM19 5629 Illinois St 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 OO26 1134 E. 54th St. Studio E Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting OO25 1057 E. 54th St

Foundry 317 Home Interiors 819 Westfield Blvd French Pharmacie Flea 823 E. 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

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 (temp closed from fire) 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 State of Grace Boutique I3 6243 College Ave 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


a&g Digital Consulting 6055 N. College ste 201 Adoption Support Center 6331 Carrollton Ave Airmaster Heating & Cooling 5416 College Ave Alterations Express 2315 E. 53rd St A O K Car Care 5581 N. Keystone Ave

JJ23 E3 OO23 PP31 MM32

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

Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019 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 Justice For Computers OO30 2184 East 54th St ste C Kayak Pools C4 845 E. 65th St

Keystone Self Storage 31QQ◄ 5030 Keystone Ave 317-253-5500 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 E5 6334 Westfield Blvd 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 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 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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19 Dec. 6 - Dec. 19, 2019

The Broad Ripple Gazette

Vol. 16 No. 24

Right in my Own B a c k y a r d by Brandt Carter Back to Basics “Stop the world, I want to get off” is a familiar expression that lots of us have uttered in this past year. This has been a year of extremes as well as being hurried and harried for days, weeks, or even months. Sometimes the best antidote is just to get back to basics. For me, reconnecting with basics can be as simple as walk in my backyard, where I shut the world out and take a few moments to meditate on life. Here I can experience nature without having to go anywhere. It is mine – at least while I own it. I can find solitude in my trees, my plants, my birds, my bugs, my grass. I know my boundaries here. Many of life’s basics are present in my backyard, and the changes are slow. I can see when the snow falls, the same tree remains, the grasses wave above the icy covering. The rabbits leave their prints. The squirrels come to clean up under the feeders. The birds visit daily and predictably empty my feeders. These signs remind me that the sun will rise in the morning and set in the evening. The constancy of my backyard anchors me so I can go out my front door and face the world. My dogs are as much a part of my backyard as the birds and squirrels. They probably spend half their lives in the yard. When we first moved to our house, we had a young dog named Bear. He fancied wandering the neighborhood in search of treats. So we fenced, but the benefit lasted only one day. Next came a taller fence, and then a larger fenced area for the dogs to call their “back 40.” Through the years the backyard has been the home of nine service puppies in training, three family dogs, and two cats. We have paths in the yard, we have holes, and we have discarded toys – all are defining elements. To be sure, the backyard with its dogs and other critters may be one of the best retreats no matter what time of year. Take the time to enjoy your built-in sanctuary. 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

Random Ripplings

Putting the final touches on new steps at the old New Paradigm Church at 62nd and Carrollton Avenue. The building is being remodeled to become the offices of Olio Health.

Indy Hostel, 49th and Winthrop Avenue, held an open house to celebrate the remodel following the car accident last January.

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Random Ripplings There is a new mural by artist John L. Atkins in the alley at 5761 N. Central Avenue. To take a look, park on 58th at the alley between Broadway and Central and walk south a few houses!

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