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Fourteen Westfield Washington Schools’ students were recognized for their ability to overcome obstacles and become Achievement successful in their life and studies during the Westfield Youth Recognition Breakfast on April 23. The obstacles facing these students varied from those who turned their life around, are role models within their schools, fighting an illness or disease to those who lost a parent or sibling. “They are examples of what we can all learn throughout life. Things I can’t imagine dealing with … I don’t know if I could be that strong,” Mayor Andy Cook said. “The quality of kids you see here, make a real statement as where Westfield is going as a community.” Cook said more than 400 families have been referred to the Westfield program in the past four years. “It takes time and the positive impact is just now beginning to be seen,” he said. The program strives to build a healthy community for tomorrow by extending a helping hand to the youth of today through family assistance, tutoring and mentoring. These programs are available to qualified children needing assistance. “Referrals to juvenile court and the detention system and the numbers of youth involved is dropping,” Cook said. Students honored include: Stephanie Camacho, fourth grade, Carey Ridge Elementary – “Stephanie has demonstrated integrity, compassion and caring as she volunteers to serve as a peer tutor for non-English speaking students,” said Lara Long, teacher. Dacota Cecil, sixth grade, Westfield Intermediate School – “My dad told me about football. He said I needed to be a student before I became an athlete,” he said. Trinity Centeno, senior, Westfield High School –


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Front row, from left: Trinity Centeno, Cora Maine, Ryan FauntLeRoy, Stephanie Camacho, Hunter Lancaster, Eyler Smiley and Dacota Cecil. Back row: Mayor Andy Cook, Kyle White, Jacob McKinney, John Michael Labellarte, Mark Kaleimamahu, Lauren Long, April Durrett, Cassidie Deason and Hamilton County Superior Court Judge Steven Nation. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

“Trinity deserves to be noticed for finding personal integrity and courage to continue striving to graduate from high school when everything around her seems to have collapsed,” said teacher, Nikki Davis. Cassidie Deason, fifth grade, WIS – “Other students gravitate to her as she is known for her positive attitude, sense of humor and just overall cuteness,” Kathleen Schrader, teacher, said. April Durrett, senior, WHS – “April is anything but common. She is the most dedicated and intuitive individual I’ve ever met,” teacher Kurt Frederick said. Ryan FauntLeRoy, third grade, Monon Trail Elementary – “He wanted to make the right choices. He wanted to excel,” principal Mike Hall said. Mark Kaleimamahu, eighth grade, Westfield Middle School – “I never heard him say I can’t, don’t want to or don’t know how,” teacher Jill Allen said. John Michael Labellarte, senior, WHS – “Despite an advise home life, John Michael has coped by stepping up and taking responsibility by working 18 hours a week, caring for his brother and achieving in school while maintaining a vigorous course load with Advanced Placement classes,” Becky Sond-

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geroth, teacher, said. Hunter Lancaster, second grade, Oak Trace Elementary – “Hunter’s perseverance is an example for other children who are striving to more forward despite tragic events that occur in their young lives,” Principal Robin Lynch said. Lauren Long, freshman, WHS – “She provides parachutes for other students,” teacher Sarah Gibbs said. “She will continue to do that her whole life.” Cora Maine, fourth grade, Oak Trace Elementary – “She reminds me so much of my own daughter,” said Lynch. “Cora has a caring and sweet personality and strives to help others around her.” Jacob McKinney, eighth grade, WMS – “He never followed the script – always had a different route in things … He is very enthusiastic and anything he does he is very passionate,” teacher Zachary Zimmer said. Eyler Smiley, third grade, Oak Trace Elementary – “Eyler really exemplifies all of the life skills we work on at Oak Trace,” Lynch said. Kyle White, eighth grade, WMS – “He is a young man of extremely fine character. He will give you the shirt off his back,” Paula Smith, teacher, said.

Different dinner – Westfield Boy Scout Troop 107 will host its fourth annual All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. May 2 at Christ UMC, 318 N. Union St., Westfield. Pancakes and sausage will be served by Troop 107, which comprises Scouts from Westfield, Noblesville and Carmel. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 10 and younger and children 3 and younger are not charged. A family of five is $20. All proceeds will be used by Troop 107 for equipment budget and scout funds.

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The Belfry Theatre in Noblesville is hosting auditions on May 4 and 5 for its August Cabaret event. Roles are available for men and women and the event will be composed of songs and scenes from comedic plays and musicals. It will kick of the Belfry’s celebration of its 50th anniversary. Read more at

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Westfield Youth Recognition CELEBRATION BREAKFAST April 23, 2014 Westfield, IN • IMMI

YOUTH RECOGNITION BANQUET HONOREES Stephanie Camacho | Dacota Cecil | Trinity Centeno Cassidie Deason | April Durrett | Ryan FauntLeRoy Mark Kaleimamahu|John Michael Labellarte Hunter Lancaster | Lauren Long | Cora Maine Jacob McKinney | Eyler Smiley | Kyle White

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Wellbrooke of Westfield made us a promise.

And, they’ve kept their word.

More than 15,000 eggs were picked up by 850 Westfield children. (Photos by Robert Herrington)

Easter Egg Drop Imagine Church hosted its annual free Easter Egg Drop on April 19 at Washington Woods Elementary School. More than 15,000 plastic eggs were dropped by a helicopter onto three age-specific areas in the fields behind Washington Woods. The event, which was free but required reservation, filled within two days and had 850 children ages 10 and younger participate.

Helping Mom get the long-term care she needed has been one of the most difficult things we’ve faced. We considered every option. And, then one day we visited Wellbrooke of Westfield.

Nine-month-old Paige Wiser inspects a few plastic eggs.

They made us a promise things would be better there. It’s their LifeSTYLE Promise™, and it’s made all the difference. Different because Mom’s care is based on her interests and needs as a person—not a patient. Different because her surroundings are like a private suite in a hotel and she is treated like the most important person there. Different because she feels safe and comfortable. And, so do we.

Thousands of eggs were dropped from a helicopter before the start of the hunt.

At Wellbrooke of Westfield, a promise is more than words. It’s the kind of care unavailable anywhere else. Visit Wellbrooke of Westfield today and see the difference for yourself. Or, call (317) 804-8044 to learn more.

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he deals with daily as a business owner. “I thought the speaker they chose was very appropriate. Boomers like myself don’t underMore than 500 chamber members from Carstand millennials; we tend to assume we can’t mel, Fishers, Hamilton North, Noblesville, connect with them. Martin gave exSheridan and Westfield chamber attended the Third Anamples of great ways we can learn to connect,” he said. nual Hamilton County Those same sentiments seemed to Chambers Collaborative Luncheon on resonate with the vast majority of the April 23 at the Ritz Charles to hear Pachamber members in attendance. tricia Martin’s presentation on “Will the Jana Denninger, an advertising and future like you?” branding specialist, had similar feelings Martin is CEO of LitLamp CommunicaMartin about the topic. tions and the author of RenGen, and “I felt that the speaker was incredibly enlightTipping the Culture. Her presentation focused on ening and though provoking. It got me thinking the millennials (ages 18 to 31) and how the lack about how we can relate more effectively to of strong personal identity due to the digital era millennials in tangible ways,” she said. “In busiand the quest for continued knowledge can be ness you need to learn how to relate to many drawn upon to create a strong and connected different age groups.” community here in Hamilton County. Martin sent a strong and powerful message “If you made this county a place where everyone graduates employable, highly successful and to business community in Hamilton County, we need to continue to strive to have excellent and highly prepared. There needs to be lots and lots continued education and continue to focus on of ways to learn because here’s the sad truth about growing up in a period of elongated uncer- improving and expanding our downtowns. She said the new generation of baby boomers are tainty, it had taught milennials one hard lesson, looking to build a continuous bank of knowledge that they will learn and learn and learn because and have places in their community where they they don’t want to turn out to be like their parcan socialize outside of the digital realm. ents who are 50 and fired, because they didn’t So, to answer the question: Will the future like have skills that would translate for the future,” us? said Martin. “If we can work together and we can cooperRDS Office Furniture’s Dave Sicklesteel, 58, found Martin’s presentation to resonate with some issues ate, the future will like us,” Martin said.

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Westfield High School teachers Kurt Frederick, Jen Hasler-Troutman and Mark Ewing are organizing the school’s second American Pie rock concert on May 1. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Boogie to history, music

By Anna Skinner •

With every chord played and every note sung, Westfield High School teachers Mark Ewing, Jennifer Hasler-Troutman and Kurt on stage Frederick hope students learn and community members old enough to remember will reminisce the past and how music intertwined the 1970s in American history. At 7 p.m. May 1, WHS will reenact the decade with the second American Pie concert. Last year’s inaugural event had students, staff and community members focused around a 1960s theme. However, this year American Pie will revolve around the ’70s. “There is no better place to tell the story of the 1970s than through the music of the era,” Mark Ewing, one of the teachers organizing the event, said. “American Pie is an opportunity for everyone at WHS to get involved in the educational process. It truly is American history brought to life on stage. It allows interactions between staff and students in an educational experience like few other things can.” Ewing, along with fellow teachers and organizers Jen Hasler-Troutman and Kurt Frederick, started preparing for the show in January by processing the auditions. Once selections were made, the students were slotted into a specific act. Most student work is independent after that until three weeks prior to the show, where three hour practices are held at the high school multiple times a week. However, students are not the only ones participating in the show. Teachers from other

Westfield schools as well as community members will be involved in different acts. Even the founder of American Pie, Columbus North High School teacher Ed Niespodziani, will be making a guest appearance at the show. “When you’re at a concert like this it’s unique because you’re looking at the time of the period,” Hasler-Troutman said. “It’s almost a tribute to the history the Westfield community has lived. For the community it’s a chance for them to relive the music of the seventies.” Fredrick even put together a website full of historical and fashion information, dance crazes and videos of the artists’ original live performances to help the students participating learn more about the era. Last year, approximately 30 students participated in the American Pie show which included musicians, singers and promoters. This year that number rose to more than 50. To create a complete rock concert experience, a sound company supplies monitors, speakers and more. According to Hasler-Troutman, Frederick and Ewing, it will create an experience very similar to that of a true rock concert. “It rocks. We didn’t cut any corners,” Frederick said. “We really get the best of the best and I think we put together a show that anyone can really come to and have a good time and let loose.” Tickets are on sale now. Pre-sale tickets are $7 and ones purchased at the door will be $10. For more information, follow @WHSAmericanPie on Twitter or join the WHS AmericanPie Facebook page.



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CAR WASH Noah Herron is growing vegetables in his new greenhouse to get them ready for customers to purchase. (Photo by Lauren Olsen)

Urban Farmer keeps growing

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“All our vegetables are grown using “Certified Naturally Grown” methods,” Herron said. Urban Farmer also will be installing “Raised Combining his green thumb with his business savvy, Noah Herron has cultivated the successful Bed Garden Kits” for Westfield residents. Herron said that they can be put anywhere – on and growing company, business Urban Farmer. Herron top of grass, cement, decks – and you can move it each year. first started his busiThey also offer a large vegetable seed ness in the basement of his home in selection with 30 tomato varieties, 20 Broad Ripple, but quickly outgrew that peppers and 10 herbs just to name a and moved into a store front on 106 N. few. Union St. in downtown Westfield. Herron hopes for continued growth “It was a great location,” Herron said, Herron in the future. His three-year plan is to but as the business continued to grow build a larger facility and move somewhere that the 700 square feet building could no longer acprovides even more green space. commodate him. “I’m listening to customers and getting what He looked at more than 30 spaces before findthey want,” said Herron. ing the right one. The new space is 2,400 square For more information, visit feet three times the size of his previous building or call 600-2807. and has plenty of green space. Urban Farmer opened its doors at the new location on Oct. 1 at 4105 W Ind. 32. Store hours What you should know: are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 If you start your vegetables indoors, you a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. need to “harden off” the plant before moving With the new space, Herron has been able to it to an outdoor garden. This is best done over set up a greenhouse, and expand his business. a one to two week period. On nice calm days take your plants outside for a few hours, this “I’m the most excited about our raised bed will get them ready to be moved outside for gardens,” he said. the season. He will start his vegetables in the greenhouse What’s new at the 4105 W Ind. 32 location? and when the growing season begins, he will Trees and shrubs; perennials, annuals and move them to the raised bed gardens outside to roses; chicken feed; bee keeping supplies; and continue to grow. The vegetable plants will be soil and fertilizer. available for purchase.





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What do you encourage parents to do at home to help their children strengthen particular skills? Love on your kids and encourage them. Laugh hysterically and play with your children. Support your teachers and stay involved in the learning process. What is your favorite movie? “The Blind Side” Who is your favorite musician or band? Jimmy Needham, Big Daddy Weave, Chris Tomlin, Jeremy Camp, MercyMe, Jamie Grace, Matt Redman, Tenth Avenue North … I love music! What’s something your students might not know about you? I was raised on a dairy farm and milked cows as a child.


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Travis Wayne Carver, 44, of Westfield, died April 15, 2014 at his residence. He was born on March 22, 1970 in Kokomo. He was a body technician for the Tin Ranch in Westfield and a member of Grace Church in Noblesville. Survivors include his wife, Cynthia Carver; parents, David and Sue Liddick and Gary and Joann Carver; daughters, Adreana (Jason) Goff and Gabriella (Brad) Robinson; siblings, Christopher Liddick, John Liddick and Angela (Louis)

Bosma; and grandchildren, Sabrina Summitt, Maliha Goff, Christian Robinson and Lilliana Robinson. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jeremy Carver. Funeral services were held on April 19 at Randall & Roberts Funeral Center, 1685 Westfield Rd., Noblesville, with Ron Summitt officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Travis’ family, c/o Randall & Roberts Funeral Home, 1685 Westfield Rd., Noblesville, 46062.

Edmund T. Haggard, 88, of Noblesville, died April 20, 2014 at Wellbrooke of Westfield. Born Dec. 13, 1925 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Dr. Edmund B. and Louise (Tevis) Haggard. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps and was active in youth hockey in the Indianapolis area. He worked more than 46 years for Reel Pipe and Valve Company in Indianapolis. He was a graduate of Shortridge High School and attended Butler University. Survivors include his daughter, Jo Spangler; sons, Rex and Gordon (Debbie); grandchildren, Jason (Monica) Spangler, Dana (Rollie) Harrison, Gordy (Ashley) Haggard, Jeffrey (Erin) Haggard and

Melissa Haggard; and seven great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marilyn N. Haggard; brother, Dr. David Haggard; and sister-in-law, JoAnn Haggard. A graveside service with burial was held April 25 at Washington Park North Cemetery, 2702 Kessler Blvd., Indianapolis, with the Rev. Eric Gale officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of Noblesville, 1207 Conner St., Noblesville, 46060; or, Humane Society for Hamilton County, 1721 Pleasant St., Suite B, Noblesville, 46060. Online condolences may be made at www.

Susan R. Williams, 67, of Westfield, died on April 18, 2014. Born Nov. 25, 1946 in Monticello, Ky., she was the daughter of Herman and Martha (Daniels) Rose. She was a dedicated wife, mother and daughter. She was a member of new Life Church in Noblesville. Her life was dedicated to her family and work. She was employed prior to her illness at Rent-A-Center, and Shastar Rentals. She was married to Donald F. Williams, Jr. on Sept. 10, 1980. Each had been previously married. Survivors include her husband, Donald; mother, Martha Rose of

Indianapolis; sons, David (Debbi) Culp of Noblesville, Mike (Darlene) Williams of Lebanon and Todd (Barbara) Williams of Hickory, N.C.; daughters, Deidre (Billy) Hinton of Indianapolis, Amy (Thomas) Preer of Noblesville and Angela Williams of Sheridan; brother, Jim Rose of Alexandria; sister, Kathleen Rose of Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; and 17 greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father. A Celebration of Her Life will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be made at

DISPATCHES Philanthropy – Westfield Washington Schools will fight local hunger issues with a simple meal and “art from the heart” from 5 to 7 p.m. April 30 at Westfield Middle School, 345 W. Hoover St. Hundreds of original art bowls created by Westfield students, school staff and local celebrities will be available. Monies raised support Open Doors, Gleaners, and The Amanda Strong Foundation.

Spring fling – May 17 is the sixth annual Spring Fling Family Fun Day from noon to 3 p.m. at Forest Park in Noblesville. The community event educates the public with resources on child safety issues, while providing a free, fun environment for the whole family to enjoy. The Pacer’s Fan Van will be there along with Colts in Motion, a bounce house, and much more. Food will be provided at no charge.

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Westfield Rotary Club’s first outbound Youth Exchange Student Rachel Zaiger, and her parents, Gaynelle and Brian Zaiger, at a recent Tuesday morning meeting. (Photo by Jim Dahl)









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Club,” volunteering at nursing homes and homeless shelters. As part of the rigorous application process, she was required to prioritize a list of 45 potential countries. Switzerland was her first choice because she enjoys skiing and there’s potential to travel to other parts of Europe. Zaiger is the Westfield Rotary Club’s first outbound Youth Exchange Student. In the past, the club sponsored inbound students from Russia and Spain. The Westfield Rotary Club meets from 7 to 8 a.m. every Tuesday for breakfast at the Bridgewater Club. Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Ryan Rothacker at ryan.


The Westfield Rotary Club is sponsoring a Carmel High School student’s opportunity to spend her senior year in Switzereducation land. Rachel Zaiger, 16, spoke to the club at a recent Tuesday morning meeting expressing her excitement and anticipation for her upcoming trip. Rotary Youth Exchange is a study-abroad opportunity for young people who spend up to a year as an international student hosted by a local Rotary Club. Prime candidates for the program are youth between the ages of 15 and 19 who have demonstrated leadership in their school and community; are flexible and willing to try new things; are open to cultural differences; and can serve as an ambassador for their own country. The Westfield club will pay a portion of Zaiger’s necessary costs and expenses for such things as insurance, travel documents, airfare and additional travel and tour fees. The club also serves as a form of hometown support for her during her stay abroad. Zaiger will be sponsored by a local Rotary Club in Switzerland. She will live with a host family from that local club and attend the local school there. Zaiger is the daughter of City of Westfield Attorney Brian and Gaynelle Zaiger and has three older brothers. She enjoys running, reading, listening to music and plays rugby. She participates in Best Buddies and is a member of the “Do Something


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WHAT RED FLAGS DO YOU SEE WHEN YOU VISIT MOM? WEIGHT LOSS BALANCE PERSONAL HYGIENE The Westfield Police Dept.’s Honor Guard presented the colors and the Oak Trace Elementary fourth-grade choir, with their instructor Jennifer Paul and principal Robin Lynch, perform the National Anthem.



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Opening day Westfield Youth Sports Incorporated celebrated its fourth annual Baseball Opening Day Ceremonies April 19 on Diamond No. 14 at Grand Park. The ceremonies memorialized Spencer Lancaster who threw out the first pitch to Mayor Andy Cook in 2011. Spencer lost his battle to brain cancer later that year, but Spencer Lancaster’s brothers, Hunter and Noah, throw out the first the way he carried himself was pitch to Westfield Mayor Andy Cook. such an inspiration to everyone who met and knew him. He was 8 years old and a student and Oak Trace Elementary School. This year, the opening pitch featured Spencer’s brothers, Hunter and Noah Lancaster, throwing to Cook. Additionally, two players were awarded the third-annual Spencer Lancaster Memorial Award for demonstrating the qualities that Spencer exemplified so well. The event also had a silent auction with all funds raised to be evenly split between the American Cancer Society in Spencer’s name and the WestWYSI sponsors five in-house baseball leagues and seven travel teams. The in-house leagues range from instructional coach pitch to field Youth Assistance Program. competitive player pitch. (Submitted photos)

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Just seven and a half months after breaking ground, organizers for the Angel of Hope in Noblesville’s Forest Park construction will dedicate the memorial at 3 p.m. May 4. “This is the most exciting thing I’ve ever done in my life and the most fulfilling,” said Kirk Forbes, memorial organizer. Forbes said the memorial garden is “to help all parents in our community who have lost children.” The Hamilton County memorial will be the 123rd Angel of Hope in the nation. “I think it is an opportunity for closure for a lot of people in the community,” Forbes said. “She truly does represent hope for the whole community. Hope to get you through the grief of losing a child. Sometimes all you have is hope to hang your hat on.” The memorial centers on the Angel of Hope Gary Warren, Bill Eagleson and Randy Neff install statue, which stands about 7 feet tall. It will be the bronze Angel of Hope statue on her pedestal an octagon shape measuring 48 feet across in Noblesville’s Forest Park. The memorial will be with bricks engraved with children’s names and dedicated at 3 p.m. May 4. (Submitted photo) messages from families and friends radiating out for parents and family members. from the angel. Three large flower pots will cel“It’s a wonderful place to provide solace and ebrate the children’s lives. Surrounding the brick remembrance for parents who lost children,” memorial will be bushes and trees. The memorial will be illuminated by a lighting system. A 60-foot Brandi said. “It’s a peaceful area for it – kinda secluded and semi shaded.” path will lead from the main park walking path “This is a next-level project,” Jim said. “It’s a to the memorial. place where anyone who needs some reflection Forbes said the project was originally priced time can go.” at $125,000 but the final cost dropped to almost Don Seal, former Noblesville Parks director half, courtesy of donations or discounts from and member of the park foundation, said the a variety of vendors including Gaylor Electric, memorial was something different for the parks Daystar Boring and Beaver Materials. From 5 to system. 8 p.m. May 1, Culver’s in Noblesville will provide a “It’s an appropriate use for a public park,” he portion of its proceeds to the memorial. said. “The more we looked at it, we understood “The community stepped forward and surthe feeling of how important Forest Park has prised us in a major way,” Forbes said. been for their families. It became obvious this Other fundraising efforts included the purwas the place for it to be.” chase of several memorial pieces and memorial For more information, call 695-3551 or visit bricks, which are still being sold for $100. One or the Angel of Hope brick purchased belongs to Jim and Brandi Bates Memorial-Noblesville Indiana Facebook page. who lost their son, Zander, to an umbilical cord complication during his birth on Aug. 20, 2010. “I go to the one (Angel of Hope) in Avon to break down sometimes. It’s a neat thing the city has allowed to come to the area. It will be very beneficial for the people of Noblesville and Indianapolis,” Brandi said. Brandi said infant and child death has been a taboo topic in the past and thinks the memorial will Volunteers plant landscaping around the octagon-shaped memorial in Noblesville’s provide support Forest Park in preparation for the May 4 dedication ceremony.


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(Left) Co-owner Jon Knight pours a beer. (Above) A beer sampler provides a taste of brews crafted by the Westfield business.

Brewing up downtown business

Co-owner Jon Knight cuts the ribbon, officially opening Grand Junction Brewing Co. on April 19 with Mayor Andy Cook and co-owner Charlie Wood beside him. (Submitted photos)

Grand Junction Brewing Co. was launched on the dreams of two business partners: Jon Knight, a native Englishman and beer aficionado, who has alconstruction ways aspired to operate a proper brew pub; and Charlie Wood, a passionate home brewer with a strong desire to share his love of brewing with the general public. Their vision includes producing craft brews and serving them with food in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Their 1800s building at 110 S. Union St. and Westfield’s rich

history inspired the name – a nod to the Monon and Midland Railroads, which once crisscrossed the city, and the Underground Railroad. Grand Junction Brewing opened by offering its Fab 5 House Beers: 1520 (Hefeweizen), Squirrel Stampede (Nut Brown Ale), The Mulligan (Scottish-Style Ale), Imperfect Backside (Oatmeal Stout), and One With Nature (American-style IPA); and three guest taps. Grand Junction Brewing is open noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 2 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call 8045168 or visit

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The formerly rundown property at 211 Park St. has been repurposed as upscale, rustic Rail Epicurean Market By Robert Herrington • Toby and Melanie Miles are off the beaten path – for now. The married couple of chefs have created an upscale rustic cover story European-style market and café across from the southwest corner of the soon-to-be developed Grand Junction Park and Plaza. “Epicurean stands for quality over quantity – the community coming together to enjoy food and drink with people. It’s better to enjoy one bottle of wine with company than two by yourself,” Toby said. Like the almost 100-year-old barn that houses their business, the Miles are attempting to transform the eyes and palette of diners to be a little bit different. “Our menu changes – if not daily – ever other day,” Toby said.

The history The barn at 211 Park St. began on a Westfield farm before it was moved to a lumber yard on Mill Street. Property owner Bob Beauchamp is not year of the exact year but thinks it was in the 1920s when the yard caught fire. “This place survived,” he said. The barn was purchased and moved to its present location in 1958 by the Edwards family. Windows were added Beauchamp and the barn become a dairy and ice cream store. However, for years the building has been used as storage. “It was absolutely full of bike parts, but all cheap stuff. I counted 300 bikes and stopped,” Beauchamp said. “We got rid of an awful lot of stuff on craigslist.” The barn was stripped down to its frame and had to major renovation work done on the exterior and interior. Luckily the barn has two feet of crawl space under it because there was no power, sewage, water or gas. “The only electricity was an extension cord from next door,” Beauchamp said. The barn’s pieces were repurposed. Toby said

Above: Prior to renovations, the barn at 211 Park St. had fading exterior wood and a loose tin roof. Right: The bottom half of the barn is home to Rail Epicurean Market and the second and third levels will be rental space.

the original wood siding now is cabinetry and trim, the tin roof is décor around the interior and old doors have been reused. “The countertop is an old bowling alley floor,” he said. The Mileses shared their concept idea with Beauchamp, who helped make it a reality. “It was a massive collaboration effort,” Melanie said. “When we originally pitched the idea he shot us down pretty quickly.” “When we bought this, we didn’t intend to do this. I didn’t think this would ever work out,” Beauchamp said, adding the barn’s upstairs is being converted to rental space. “It’s certainly unique to Westfield … What’s going to happen to the area is going to be amazing when Grand Junction opens.”

Cooking up success Food has been in Toby’s life since he was a young boy and his mother was a caterer in England. “As a child he would sit under the prep table and play while she worked,” Melanie said, adding Toby would make cookies and pastries in the back room until he was of legal age to work in the kitchen. The Mileses met each other while working at Keltie’s. Toby, who started as a sauté chef before becoming sous chef, started a few months prior to Melanie, who began on the grill before to the front of the house. The two started dating after Keltie’s closed in August 2012. Rail Epicurean Market opened April 1. Half the business is the European-style café and the other half is a grocery with local products.

“All of our stuff is setup to grab and go – pastries, quiches and coffee at breakfast and sandwiches, soup and salad at lunch,” Melanie said. “It’s a very convenient alternative to basic fast food.” A handful of times each month, Rail offers popup dinners. The schedule and four-course menu is announced at the beginning of the month. “It’s usually paired with beer or wine,” Melanie said. “We’ve had them on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday…” The restaurant offers 14 reserved seats at each meal and all diners sit at one large table. “We piece together different parties,” Melanie said. “It’s fun to see people sit down and get to know others in Westfield and Carmel. It’s very fun for us to be creative and different.”

Supporting fellow businesses Melanie started Preservation in Westfield as a farmers’ market venture. Two years ago she began selling the European style jams, jellies and preserves wholesale. “It really evolved into wanting to open a café and have kitchen space to make jams. Local artisans weren’t represented in Westfield. You have to drive downtown to the source or wait for the farmers’ market season,” she said. “We want a welcoming space that people can come hang out here and support local businesses.” Local products include two roasters of cof-

fee, Pet Lovers Organic Bakery of Westfield, Bow Belly Farm eggs of Sheridan, Sage’s Simple Syrups of Whitestown, frittle, sweet and spicy pecans, 4 Birds Bakery granola, crock pot meals, ketchup and mustard from Sheridan, Smoking Goose Meatery of Indianapolis and of course, Keltie’s Bread Pudding. “Ninety-five percent (of our products) are made by small Indiana vendors,” Toby said. “They put so much time, effort and love in their products and it needed to be represented appropriately. People deserve to eat a little better. We wouldn’t have it if it weren’t the best.” In addition to selling the products, the Mileses use them in their homemade recipes. They said the goal is to expand their customers’ palettes. “We try to keep it simple but do simple the best way possible,” Toby said. “We work with what we can get locally.” The problem with using local small suppliers like B. Happy Peanut Butter are: “When they went on vacation we ran out of peanut butter,” Toby said. Rail offers beer and wine at the restaurant or to go. Instead of the traditional Bud Light or a regular stout beer, Toby said Rail offers local craft brews like a nitro milk stout which has less bubbles and is creamier. “We try to find more unique options to introduce people to different styles of beer and wine,” he said. “We’re not going to get it for the sake of being different.”


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READERS’ VIEWS Fields are more than open grass

Latest IRS gaffe is maddening mess We find last week’s news of the IRS complaints about tight budgets - even though the agency paid massive bonuses to misbehaved employees - to be curious and maddening as hell. This, of course, comes on the heels of us taking our annual shellacking on April 15. What it says to us is that we (and you) should have a thank-you note coming for the extra cash bestowed on these (cough) “high-performing” government workers. The awards totaling $2.8 million, to speak nothing of the approximately 27,000 hours in paid-time-off awards, really have us grinding our molars. This tells us, among other things, that an agency that once targeted conservative groups, and some of whose employees did not pay taxes but grabbed handfuls of reward cash without any resulting castigation (except for a boss losing a job), is appearing to be out of control. A report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration uncovered this whole new mess. The watchdog group determined that more than 2,800 employees either were previously disciplined for conduct issues or for failure to comply with federal tax requirements. Oh, and that money that was doled out? You guessed it; it’s yours. As you may recall, we have revulsion for much of the Republican Party and its leadership, but we believe that were a GOP member in the White House at present, this would be front-page, skewering news on a daily basis. But since the liberal, mainstream media is so enamored of the left, the story simply dies on the vine. Either there is universal dismay for this behavior with regard to the IRS (This has to bug you, right?), or America will have thrown in the towel. ••• The Westfield Youth Assistance Program conducted a broad recognition program last week for its students, proof positive that this initiative works. We see it as something of a trailblazer for similar programs up and running across Hamilton County. Brian Kelly, publisher, and Steve Greenberg, general manager, are co-owners of Current Publishing, LLC. Write them at info@

Wanna write us a letter? You can do it a couple ways. E-mailing it to is the quickest and easiest. The old-fashioned way is to snail mail it to Current in Westfield, 30 S. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN 46032. Keep letters to 200 words max (we may make exceptions), and be sure to include your home ZIP code and a daytime number for verification.

Editor, It is probably stupid to get attached to a piece of land that has nothing more than the soccer goals, a barn in the corner, and half the grass that a soccer field needs. But after playing soccer at Habig for eight years, I’ll honestly miss it. I’ve met so many great people I’ll never forget, it’s crazy. And I made some of my best friends on those sidelines. It may not look gorgeous, but look a little deeper and you will see the memories I do. In the corner by the baseball fields there is a small stream surrounded by little trees that split into 3 tiny waterfalls. On those fields it didn’t matter what clothes we wore or who our friends were. We could just be ourselves and have fun. So, when soccer moves to Shamrock Springs Field this spring, I’ll honestly miss Habig more than I should, because those fields are a part of of who I am. And that will never change. Haley Phemister, 46074

Taking in the view

Commentary by Terry Anker

In recent years, I’ve moved my preference from the often more convenient aisle seat to one by the window. It had been my firm belief that being able to stand up quickly upon landing, and to expand my too-large-for-airplane-seat frame into the shared space of the passageway, made up for being assaulted by fellow passengers carrying handbags that could pass for suitcases hitting me in the head as they made their way past. In addition, I thought that having quick access to the bathroom was worth excusing the other travelers who needed to escape the row at some point. So now, I visit the men’s room before departing and squeeze myself in next to the curving fuselage of the craft. However, with these adjustments, one gains the world. From the window passing below are the sapphire waters of the Florida coast, the vast breadbasket of the plains, and the majesty of the snow-capped Rockies. Each had been unnoticed by me – in my own eagerness to maintain control over my

surroundings, I found that I was missing much of the beauty of the world around me. But the miles high perspective also brings consideration as it brings awe. Views of extensive urban sprawl and ever increasing density raise issues of land use. Views of the retreating water levels of Lake Mead, an important reservoir of fresh water for Las Vegas and much of the southwest, suggest questions of conservation and the immediate dependency that we humans exhibit for our own convenience. And, views of much of the Midwest makes one pause at the agricultural abundance produced by so few for so many. Deception is easy from 30,000 feet. Little is exactly as it appears. Yet from above the clouds, one is reminded that deception is also perpetrated at street level. Terry Anker is an associate editor of Current Publishing, LLC. You may e-mail him at terry@currentincarmel. com.

QUOTE OF THE WEEK I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.

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Unsubstanstiated claims Editor, I am writing to point out some of the claims made at the political forums recently. I have heard of a number of untruths. For instance one of the Coroner candidates claims he has worked for the past three coroners, but, when I think back I have worked closely with the coroner’s office for the past eight to 10 years and I do not ever recall this individual working for them. I am also very familiar with the training required and the continuing education required to maintain their certification. This individual has been out of the loop for over a decade. Mr. Conn claims to have done his training in Illinois, which is not recognized by Indiana, as a firefighter I cannot go to Illinois and get continuing education without approval or acceptance from the State of Indiana. When I checked with the Indiana State Coroners Board they state that he has never kept up his certification per the Indiana statutory requirements. Is this what we want in an elected official? Anyone can call them the number is (765) 479-1934. Steven Peachey, Cicero Fire Chief, 46034

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An awesome day out with mom Commentary by Danielle Wilson For once I’m going to talk about a positive family experience. So, to all you finger pointers who think my soul is dead inside, humor here’s proof that I can be an awesome mother. I’d been schlepping back and forth between our house and two different middle schools one morning accommodating both band and orchestra performances by my twins. Somewhere along the way, all communication broke down and I actually “lost” one of my seventh graders for 20 minutes. [She’d ridden a bus back to her school with a dead cell phone while I waited for her in the other school’s parking lot.] Suffice it to say, after hauling tail across town to get her home and then turning immediately around to retrieve her brother, I was a tad bit annoyed. Added to my frustration was that I had only 10 minutes to get him to Tae Kwon Do. A fairly standard Saturday morning, true, but nevertheless aggravating. So when my son hopped into the car and said, “Let’s skip TKD, and do something just the two of us,” my immediate reaction was, “No! We have to stick to the schedule!” Then he reminded me that for Christmas I’d given him a certificate for a “Day Out with Mom”, and I realized he had me. I called my husband to tell him I was taking the rest of the afternoon off, and then headed for the nearest bowling alley. “Hurricane” Andrew beat me

squarely in two rounds of pins, even though the first win was only because a glitch in the stupid computer scored him a strike on his 10th frame. (He found that hilarious, of course.) Then we enjoyed a wonderfully fatty meal at Steak-n-Shake while we colored the children’s menu and built a paper race car. Three solid hours of one-on-one time with my youngest son, a soon-to-be teenager. When will that ever happen again? I hope soon, actually. It’s amazing how different children are when they aren’t competing with siblings. Andrew was funny, sweet, engaging . . . attributes I don’t get to see very often amidst a busy household with an obnoxious 15-year-old and fourth-grade drama queen. He kept asking, “What do you want to do, Mom?” even though it was totally his day to plan. As we headed home, I made a mental note to keep “Day Out with Parent” as an annual stocking stuffer. The aforementioned obnoxious 15-year-old has yet to cash his certificate, and I’ve heard mention of “skeet shooting.” I say, bring it on. This awesome mom can’t wait. Peace out.

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In a perpetual comma Commentary by Dick Wolfsie I misplace a lot of things: keys wallet gloves the dog’s leash. Recently I misplaced something that may not seem very important humor unless you read that last sentence carefully. Then you will realize that believe it or not I can’t find my comma. Yes it’s true. The comma on the keypad of my iPhone simply disappeared. I will say this: I am very troubled. Where did it go? I don’t know; I still have plenty of other punctuation marks—which I really enjoy using. But I want my comma back!!! There has been a lot written about how a comma can change the meaning of a sentence. A bestselling book titled Eats Shoots and Leaves actually has a comma after the word “Eats” describing a murderer who pauses for a snack before firing at his intended victim. Without the comma it’s the dietary habits of a Koala. So where did my comma go? I went to the store where I purchased my cell phone and asked the sales rep John. “Wow that’s a new one on me” he said. Is it really that important to have a comma on your phone?” “Yes it’s important. You can’t write a newspaper column without commas (as I’m attempting to do now) at least I don’t think so.” I explained that finding this comma was crucial to being precise and avoiding confusion and that I was not going to be happy without a comma key on my phone.

“When was the last time you used a comma in a message Mr. Wolfsie?” “Well last week I texted my wife a list of things I wanted her to get at the supermarket: hot dogs beans soda apples lettuce potato chips cookies canned soup.” “Did you punctuate that sentence correctly?” “Of course I’m very punctual.” “That’s a lot of commas for one text. Which plan are you on? “Wait a second. You’re telling me I get unlimited minutes but not unlimited commas?” Another tech guy came over to help me. We weren’t really making any progress so the store manager finally stepped in to assist and said to his employee: “It’s your lunch hour why don’t you go eat Joe?” I don’t know who Joe is but apparently he’s very tasty. Oh, wow, I just figured out where the comma key is. Apparently, I inadvertently switched to the Canadian keyboard on my smart phone, which does not have a comma in some versions. But wait, now I seem to be missing another punctuation mark. Not the whole thing, thankfully, just half of it. (You’ll never guess which one.

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Classical singers, musicians combine forces By Jay Harvey • Being a little late in a good cause may be a trivial problem when the payoff is expected to be huge. That’s what Eric Stark, artistic director of the Indianapolis Symphonic concert Choir, is anticipating when he conducts more than 300 musicians at the Palladium on May 3. In 2013, international observances of the Benjamin Britten birth centennial were widespread. The British musician had made his mark in the 1930s, and by the time he died in 1976, was considered his country’s greatest composer of the 20th century’s middle decades. His “Ceremony of Carols” is frequently heard at Christmastime, and his opera “Peter Grimes” is one of the few modern operas to have a solid place in the repertoire. Stark planned to climax last season’s schedule with a concert devoted to “War Requiem,” Britten’s setting of the Latin Mass for the Dead and poetry by Wilfred Owen, who died in service to king and country mere weeks before the Armistice ended the First World War. The work was commissioned for the 1962 consecration of Coventry Cathedral, which had been damaged in World War II. But Stark wanted to lead up to the event with a tour of sites significant in Britten’s life beforehand, building anticipation and support among the choir’s donors and friends. Since those concerned with the Britten legacy in the United Kingdom were renovating one of those sites in 2012, the Symphonic Choir’s tour was delayed a year, until last June. In 2006, Stark had mounted a performance of “War Requiem,” which demands three adept vocal soloists, a large orchestra, and choirs including a boys’ (or children’s) choir, at St. Luke’s Methodist Church. Though he remains grateful for the church’s accommodating the massive concert, landing the Palladium for the 2014 centennial performance is especially exciting because “it’s the best option in the area,” he said. Six rows of 50 seats each will be occupied by choristers, comprising 150 Symphonic Choir members, the 40-voice Butler Chorale and 15-20 members of the Indianapolis Men’s “War Requiem” by Benjamin Britten • A performance featuring the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Indianapolis Children’s Choir, members of the Butler Chorale and Indianapolis Men’s Chorus, three soloists, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, all conducted by Eric Stark • 8 p.m. May 3 • The Palladium in Carmel • Tickets start at $30 • For more information call 843-3800 or visit

THIS WEEK Spring pops concert – Take a musical trip to the movies during the annual St. Mark’s Orchestra Spring Pops Concert at CARMEL noon May 4. The program, along with a pitch-in lunch, will be at St. Mark’s Wesley Fellowship Hall in St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 4780 E. 126th St., Carmel. Planned selections by the 30-member orchestra, under the direction of Ed Rowell, will include tunes from James Bond, Superman, Looney Tunes, Pirates of the Caribbean and more. For more information, call 846-4912 or visit www. Here’s a sure sign of Spring – Movies are back at the Nickel Plate Amphitheater! Bring your family and some lawn chairs FISHERS or blankets Friday night for a showing of “The Little Mermaid”. Movie starts at dusk and it’s free! Light refreshments will be available for purchase. Go to for more info or call 317-595-3150.

Upstairs Downtown – One of Noblesville Main Street’s most popular First Friday events returns May 2. From 5 to 8 p.m. NOBLESVILLE get a sneak peek inside some of Noblesville’s most-historic and interesting buildings on this self-guided tour around downtown. Tickets, which are $5, are available at 839 Conner St. or at the event. For more information, visit www.

Conductor Eric Stark will lead a performance of Benjamin Britten’s “War Reqiuem” on May 3.

Chorus. About 100 members of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir will be placed in the gallery at the rear of the hall. That leaves the stage for a 100-piece orchestra (the Indianapolis Symphony plus extras) and three soloists: soprano Sinead Mulhern, tenor Thomas Cooley, and baritone Christopheren Nomura. Stark, who was just named a Sagamore of the Wabash, is now in the midst of a week of rehearsals, culminating in two rehearsals for the massed forces on Thursday and Friday in the Palladium. “There’s a real through-line to this piece, with the full chorus singing the Latin text only, yet it’s still amazing how the Owen text seems to have been written just for this piece,” Stark said.

Britten was explicitly a pacifist, and this work goes beyond mourning the dead and their sacrifice in order to protest against war in general. “The poetry reflects the ghastly horror of trench warfare,” Stark said. “Any romanticized notion is rendered insincere and farcical. Whatever one’s political beliefs, we can rally around the thought that we should treat each other with compassion.” Related event – Half-hour “Words on Music” at 7:10 p.m. May 3 in the hall featuring ISC scholar-in-residence Dennis Shrock, a member of the choral faculty of Texas Christian University and former conductor of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. It’s free to ticket-holders.

Grace & Glorie – The Westfield Playhouse, 1836 Ind. 32 West, will open its newest production, Grace & Glorie, at 7:30 p.m. WESTFIELD May 1 and 2. The show, which runs through May 18, stars Marty Essig and Kristen Wilson and is directed by Doug Davis. The play is about a feisty 90-yearold cancer patient who has returned to her beloved homestead cottage to die alone and her volunteer hospice worker. Tickets are $12 and $10 for seniors. For reservations, call 896-2707. March-A-Thon – Marching Eagle band members and the 2014 Zionsville Community High School incoming freshman marchers will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. May 3. The March-AzionsVILLE Thon is a fundraising event for the band, as well as a thank you concert for the residents in Zionsville who have continuously supported the music program. The band will be marching down Main Street and for three miles throughout the village. For more information, visit

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NIGHT & DAY Beef & Boards Presents: ‘Cole Porter’s Anything Goes’ • This classic boy-meets-girl tale features two unlikely pairs looking for love on the S.S. American; singing sailors and exotic disguises make this comedy fun and a must-see. • 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis • Tonight at 8 p.m.; April 30 at 1p.m.; May 1 at 1 and 8 p.m.; May 2 and 3 at 8 p.m.; May 4 at 1:30 and 7 p.m. • Tickets start at $38.50 • 872-9664 •


Earthy Art Show • Earthy subjects and nature-inspired art will be on display at Nickel Plate Arts and Noblesville City Hall through May 2. • 107 S. 8th St., Noblesville • Today from noon to 5 p.m.; May 1 and 2 from noon to 5 p.m. • Free • 452-3690 •


Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre thursday Presents: Les Miserables • This last show of the season is the Tony and Oscar winning musical sensation that tells the story of Jean Valjean. • The Tarkington at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel • Tonight at 7 p.m.; May 2 and 3 at 7 p.m.; May 4 at 2 p.m. • Adult tickets $44, under 18 tickets $34 • 8433800 • Carmel Community Players Present: “Lost in Yonkers” • This award-winning Neil Simon play tells the story of mentally challenged Bella, her stern mother and the adventures of two young boys who come to live with them. • 14299 Clay Terrace Blvd. Suite 140 in Carmel• Tonight at 7:30 p.m.; May 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m.; May 4 at 2:30 p.m. • Adult tickets $15, Senior and Student tickets $12 • 815-9387 • www. Carmel Pedals Thursday Night Ride • Everyone is invited to this 10-mile, 10 mph bike ride that explores new neighborhoods every Thursday and begins at Carmel Cyclery Bicycle Shop.• 230 W. Carmel Dr. in Carmel • Tonight at 6:30 p.m. • Free • 575-8588 Devour Noblesville • Explore downtown Noblesville restaurants and experience special menus and prices. • Historic Noblesville Square in Noblesville • Tonight through May 7 • See individual restaurants for prices • Carmel Theatre Company presents: “Next of Kin” • Produced by veteran performers June McCarty Clair and Carol Keddington, it will showcase some of the finest talent in the Carmel area, featuring relatives that will be performing acts together. Miki Mathioudakis, a professional actor in the Indianapolis area, will be performing with her niece Sophie Mathioudakis. Carmel resident Mari Sandifer will be performing a duet with her daughter Betsy. And actress Charlotte Battin of Columbus, Ind., will be performing several mime acts with her granddaughters • 7 p.m. May 2 • Studio 15 • 15 Ave. N.E. in Carmel • Free; but donations will be accepted to benefit Carmel Theatre Company’s summer program • 688-8876 •


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Tickets are available at the Carmel High School bookstore. • Carmel High School • 520 E. Main St. in Carmel • Tonight at 7 and 8 p.m.• Adult tickets $4, children, senior and CHS student tickets are $2. •317-846-7721, ext. 7446• www. chs/planetarium Movies at the Nickel Plate District • Head over to the Nickel Plate Amphitheater lawn for a family movie night. Bring lawn chairs or blankets; light refreshments will be available for purchase. Tonight’s film is “The Little Mermaid.” • Downtown Fishers • Movie starts at dusk.• Free • 595-3150 • Noblesville Main Street First Fridays • Historic Noblesville Square hosts a First Friday celebration every month. Tonight’s event is “Upstairs Downtown.” • Tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. • $5 per ticket • 839 Conner St. in Noblesville • 452-3690 • www. Prairie Plates with Chef JJ • Prairie Plates is an adults-only dining experience. Each event includes a gourmet style meal from the region’s top chefs and artisans. This outing includes four courses from Broad Ripple’s Chef JJ and his pop-up restaurant Big Green Egg Bistro. Guests will dine on a long table at Conner Prairie’s covered bridge. Reservations required. • 13400 Allisonville Rd. in Fishers • Tonight at 6:30 p.m.; May 3 at 6:30 p.m. • $75 per person.• 776-6006 to register • The Loft Restaurant – Michael Beck & Seth Jenkins, smooth keys and congas • Looking for a farm-to-table restaurant and live music on a Friday night? Dine at the Loft Restaurant at Traders Point Creamery and enjoy freshly made meals with seasonal ingredients and a rotating schedule of performances from local musicians on Friday nights • 9101 Moore Road in Zionsville • Tonight from 6 p.m. to 9. • Restaurant open 5 p.m. – 9:30. • 733-1700 • Nickel Plate Arts Project Party: Folded Book Art • This instructor-led class will teach participants how to make their own beautiful piece of art. All supplies are included; registration is required. • 107 S. 8th St. in Noblesville • Today from 9 a.m. to noon.• $30 per person, supplies included.• 452-3690 •


Actors Theatre of Indiana Presents: Irving Berlin’s ‘I Love a Piano’ at the Studio Theater • This classic and fun musical follows the journey of a piano as it makes its way in and out of American homes; many favorite songs are showcased including “Puttin on the Ritz,” “Cheek to Cheek” and more. • The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel • Tonight at 8 p.m.; May 4 at 2 p.m. • Adult Tickets $40; call for senior and student discounts.• 843-3800 •

Mode Locale: A Look at Local Fashion Past & Present Exhibit • Nickel Plate Arts will fill its exhibit space with fun and fashionable looks. • 107 S. 8th St. in Noblesville • Today from noon to 5 p.m.; May 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Free • 452-3690 • www.

Carmel Farmer’s Market • One of Indiana’s largest farmer’s market, Carmel’s event features over 60 vendors that sell only Indiana-grown and/or produced edible products. Fun for the whole family, this farmer’s market includes cooking demonstrations, music and free parking.• 1 Center Green in Carmel• Today from 8 – 11:30 a.m. • Free admission • 710-0162 •

“The Little Star That Could” • The Carmel High School Planetarium presents this 45-minute show about stars and planets with educational facts and a tour of the night sky. The program is suitable for ages 4 and up and takes place at the planetarium.

Westfield Playhouse Presents: “Grace & Glorie” • Grace is a 90-year-old cancer patient determined to die alone in her beloved Blue Ridge Mountain homestead. Glorie is a transplanted New Yorker and Grace’s hospice worker; she brings her own






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‘Yonkers’ more than just one-liners By Terri Spilman •

The Carmel Community Players continue their “Season of Restoration” with the opening of Neil Simon’s award-winning theatre play “Lost in Yonkers” on May 1 through May 11. “The play is different than Simon’s other snappy one-liner plays in that it is more from the heart with deeper characters which makes it among his more poignant works,” said Director Jim LaMonte. “In short, the play is an actor’s dream, and Simon maintains a balance between poignancy and humor in this moving production.” Winner of the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play, the “Lost in Yonkers” is set in the city of Yonkers, N.Y., during 1942 and focuses on the lives of two teenage brothers - Jay and Arty - who are dropped off at the house of their stern grandmother and mentally-challenged Aunt Bella by their father, Eddie, who took a job as a traveling salesman after the death of their mother. “The action is filtered through the eyes of 15-year-old Jay (Jude Binkley of Carmel) and his younger brother Arty (Christian Baltz of Carmel). I am so lucky to have these talented boys in the show. Their ability to deliver far exceeds their ages,” LaMonte said. “I think audiences are going to be charmed with them.” Other leading cast members are Nan Macy (Columbus, Ind.) as Grandma, and Jean Childers

From left, Christian Baltz, Jean Arnold, and Jude Binkley from Carmel Community Players will stage a presentation of “Lost in Yonkers” in May. (Submitted photo)

Arnold (Carmel) as Bella, with supporting roles by Jeremy Tuterow (Indianapolis) as Eddie, Joe Aiello (Carmel) portrays gangster Uncle Louie, and Robin Contrell (Indianapolis) plays Aunt Gert. “Most of Simon’s work is centered on the comedy. Which is great. You go see it, you laugh and go home. With ‘Yonkers,’ there is a lot more to take with you when the curtain falls,” LaMonte said. “Lost in Yonkers” • 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays • May 1 through May 11 • Tickets are $15; seniors (62+) and students $12 • For more information visit www.carmelplayers. org.

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Jewish Film Festival makes debut By Adam Aasen •

The premiere of the Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival will feature nine thought-provoking movies as a part of a weeklong event, movies including a documentary shown at University High School in Carmel. The inaugural festival, which takes place from May 3 to 10, will showcase a variety of film styles, from historical documentaries to dramas to light-hearted comedies. Panel discussions will precede some of the films, including some controversial movies such as “Trembling Before G-D,” a film about Hasidic Jews confronting their homosexuality. Robert Epstein, an Indianapolis attorney and local Jewish community leader, organized the festival as a way to explore many aspects of Jewish life and history. He said a group of about 20 people, not all of A week of movies – All films cost $10 except the May 4 showing and gala which costs $30; the May 9 showing is which are Jewish, narrowed down free. about 200 films to the nine they are • “David,” 7 p.m. May 3 at the Central Library in Indianapolis showing. He said he wanted the films • “The Band’s Visit,” 7:30 p.m. May 4 at the Central Library to be uplifting, but they, “definitely in Indianapolis; gala starts at 6 p.m. wanted to have a couple films that • “Where I stand,” 7:30 p.m. May 5 at Landmark Theatre were cutting edge.” • “A Matter of Size,” 7:30 p.m. May 6 at Landmark Theatre “We wanted to show films that • “Time of Favor,” 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Landmark Theatre have something positive say and • “The Other Son,” 7:30 p.m. May 8 at Landmark Theatre • “Six Days in June,” 7 p.m. May 9 at University High School were not downers,” he said. • “Trembling before G-D,” noon May 10 at Christian TheologiAs a result, they avoided films cal Seminary, 1000 W. 42nd St. in Indianapolis about the Holocaust for the first fes• “Live and Become,” 7 p.m. May 10 at Light of the World tival. Instead, they have films about Christian Church, 4646 Michigan Rd. in Indianapolis topics that many people might have


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been exposed to previously. In Carmel, moviegoers can watch “Six Days in June” at University High School at 7 p.m. May 9. The film depicts the famous Six-Day War, which took place in 1967. The film explores how the conflict affects the area to this very day. University High School was chosen as a location because it is home of Congregation Beth Shalom, but families of any students at the high school can receive free tickets to the movie. Many of the films will be shown at Christian venues because Epstein wants this festival to be welcoming to people of all faiths. Not only will rabbis be present, but ministers and priests will participate in panel discussions. For more information visit

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‘Six Days’ that changed the world Commentary by Christopher Lloyd Made 40 years after the war it documents, “Six Days in June” is a powerful lesson in history and human fallibility. Though it lasted less than a reviews week, the Six-Day War has had a more profound impact on global politics than just about any other conflict in the latter half of the 20th century. Fearing an imminent attack on all sides from mounting Arab forces, Israel launched a preemptive offensive that crushed their enemies’ armies and expansively redrew the boundaries of the still-young Jewish state. The result was a Jerusalem and Gaza Strip controlled by Israelis but rife with stateless Palestinians, and a Middle East defined by Arab/Muslim antipathy toward Israel. Essentially, everything that has happened since - from terrorist intifadas to broken peace talks - has arisen out of that brief and deceptively decisive military action. Director Ilan Ziv painstakingly paints a portrait of the geopolitical situation before, during and after the war. Relying not just on archival footage, he also conducts modern interviews with key figures, both Jews and Arabs, from the highest levels of the government to common foot soldiers, journalists and bystanders. We learn what the fighting was like on the ground - the quick annihilation of the Arab air forces, rendering their forces on the ground ef-

‘Six Days in June’ • MPAA Rating: Not rated (contains war footage) • Running time: 108 minutes • Score: B-plus

fectively impotent as Israeli tanks moved in. Ziv is careful to present the reasoning, emotions and miscalculations of those on both sides of the war. The film reaches two key conclusions. First, that Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, the regional strongman who whipped up pan-Arab opposition to Israeli, was a self-aggrandizing bluffer who didn’t really want to go to war - at least not until his side was militarily dominant. Second, that Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol was bullied by his generals into a first blow that won the day but set up decades of resentment and struggle. “Six Days in June” looks back on that fateful war with clear vision and sobering insight. Read more of Chris Lloyd’s review of current films and DVDs at www. or

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Visit for the latest details and pricing. Project Party / May 1, 6-9 pm or May 3, 9 am-12 pm Upcycle an old book. You don’t have to be a great writer to create a beautiful book. Rachel McFadden will guide you through a folded book art project. Visit Nickel Plate Arts on Pinterest to see samples. $30 per person, supplies included, reservations required.

Mode Locale / May 2, 6-9 pm / FREE Who are you wearing? Vintage Norman Norell dresses are found on today’s red carpets. Fete the Noblesville native and other local fashion designers during First Friday. Learn about costumes from Conner Prairie, Fishers Renaissance Faire and more. First Fridays sponsored by Forum Credit Union.

Making Memoirs: Making Sense / May 8, 9-11:30 am Start telling your story. Dr. Darolyn “Lyn” Jones helps you tell your own stories during this introduction to the memoir from the Indiana Writers Center. Cost ranges $28-$48 per person. Register at 317-452-3690 or

In Fishers, Bento Box Café is coming to 116th Street in Fishers, with an anticipated opening in May. In Noblesville: Sweet Home Cupcakes reopened under new ownership on April 19, and Chuy’s Tex Mex Grill opened on April 28. At Chuy’s soft opening, the food and service were fantastic, and the décor is kitschy, comfortable and fun. Try the boom-boom sauce! In Carmel: Bagger Dave’s on 146th Street plans a mid-May opening. Libations: The perfect pomegranate martini: Chill your martini glass in the freezer or fill it with ice and cold water. Pour equal parts of Pama brand liqueur and good quality citrus vodka with two squeezes of fresh lemon into a shaker, and shake it vigorously. Garnish with a fresh lemon wedge and pomegranate seeds (available in the produce aisle at Trader Joe’s.) Email Ms. Culinaria at karenk@youarecurrent. com.Follow her on twitter: @karenkcurrent.

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Brockway Public House The Scoop: The ultimate Irish pub in the heart of Carmel’s Old Meridian district, Brockway serves up award-winning fish and chips, a killer Reuben, Shepherd’s pie and an excellent Icelandic cod blackened fish sandwich, along with a nice selection of salads and appetizers. For dessert, the cinnamon-sugar donuts are a musttry. Brockway offers outdoor dining and live music three times a month. A great destination for late-night dining; the full menu is available until midnight seven nights a week, with a late-night menu until 2 a.m. Type of Food: Traditional Irish pub. Average Price: $8-$10 Food Recommendation: Scotch eggs with maple-mustard sauce. Drink Recommendation: Guinness Reservations: Yes. Hours: Lunch and dinner Mon-Sat; Dinner only on Sundays. Phone: 669-8080. Address: 12525 Old Meridian, Carmel. Website:

Raise a glass and put paintbrush to canvas. Artist Lesley Haflich makes fine art extra social. Adults dabble in paints with a little wine or beer. Take home a finished 16 x 20 acrylic painting. $30 per person, all supplies included, reservations required.

Mixed Media Cross / May 15, 6-9 pm Create inspirational home dec. Choose your favorite inspirational word, scripture or quote to add to a beautiful wooden cross. Artist/instructor Jill Metz leads this workshop exploring a range of techniques and supplies. $40, supplies provided, reservations required.

Nickel Plate Arts Festival / May 31-June 30 / many events FREE 1 rail line + 5 weekends + 100s of experiences. Kicking off the month-long Nickel Plate Arts Festival on May 31 in Fishers, the Fishers Renaissance Faire presents Art in the Park in the Nickel Plate District, featuring about 40 artists with art for sale. Art in Town Hall will be open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Look for Nickel Plate Arts Festival June events in Noblesville, Jackson Township (including Cicero and Arcadia) and Tipton on our website. For more events, classes and details, visit All events held at Nickel Plate Arts sponsored by the City of Noblesville and Church, Church, Hittle & Antrim.

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Weather hurt pace of home sales SPRING FASHION Commentary by Jim Litten

With average home prices reaching $161,191 in March 2014, home sales prices in central Indiana are up 6.1 percent comReal estate pared to March 2013. Eight of the nine counties that F.C. Tucker tracks experienced slightly higher home sales prices in the first three months of 2014 compared to the same time period last year. Hamilton County is among the areas seeing strong year-to-date average sales prices, up 10.9 percent to $255,747. • In Westfield, prices inched up slightly. For the first three months of 2014, the average price of a home was $252,307, a 0.6 percent increase compared to the same time period last year. • Of the home sales in Westfield last month, three were priced $1 million to $2 million; six were priced $500,000 to $1 million; 10 were priced $300,000 to $499,999; 19 were priced $200,000 to $299,999; 24 were priced $100,000 to $199,999; and two were pried $99,999 or less.

• Though prices are up, sales declined. In Westfield, 64 homes sold in March, a decrease of 31 homes compared to March 2013. Similarly, sales in Hamilton County fell 31.1 percent to 462 homes. • The number of homes for sale in Westfield increased. In March 2014, 251 homes were on the market, which is an increase of 28 homes from March 2013. • For the first three months of this year, homes in Westfield remained on the market an average of 73 days, 14 fewer days compared to the same time period last year. Now that harsh winter conditions have finally lifted, we expect warmer weather will attract more potential buyers to open houses. As we move into the second quarter, we believe home sales will increase and prices will remain strong.

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Building permits up 21 percent in past month March building permit reports indicate that in central Indiana, single-family building permits increased 3 percent construction compared to March 2013 year-to-date and have increased 21 percent during the past month. Reports indicate there have been 1,138 new home permits issued so far this year compared to 1,104 in 2013. “We are excited to be seeing the month-to-

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New outpatient imaging center opens - Indiana University Health North Hospital has opened a new outpatient Imaging center at 10995 Allisonville Rd., Suite 100B, Fishers. This new location joins three other north side Imaging locations: IU Health North Hospital, Carmel; Imaging at Springmill Road, Carmel; and IU Health Saxony Hospital Imaging, Fishers. “By offering multiple sites for Imaging services, we’re making it that much easier for patients to quickly access the services and diagnostic testing they need as close to home as possible,” stated Carl Zenor, manager of Imaging Services at IU Health North Hospital. Services offered at the new facility include x-ray, ultrasound and mammogram. The center is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information or to make an appointment, call 688-2955 or visit iuhealth. org/northimaging or




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Commentary by Jordan Fischer

of my classmates, but its usefulness as a grammar tool holds up. “Principal” derives from the Latin principalis, Question: “I get e-mails all the time in which people mix up the words ‘principle’ and ‘principal.’ or “first; original.” From there we end up with our modern definitions in the adjectival form: “first in I even see them misused GRAMMAR GUY on the news! Maybe you order of importance” or, in economics, “denoting an original sum invested or lent.” As an extension can write a column to of the former definition, we get “principal” as clear up some of the confusion.” a noun meaning “the most important or senior Answer: What an apropos question – I just person in an organization spent the entire day with or group;” “the head of a the word “principal” on … if you are talking about school, college or other the tip of my tongue after the source of something, education institution;” or a phone call from my car or a fundamental truth, you “the leading player in each dealership (They offered section of an orchestra” – me the opportunity to want “principle.” Otherwise, the “first” person, more or keep my same monthly you want “principal” … less. From the latter defipayments, but on a larger nition we get “principal” loan. What a deal!) as a noun meaning, as you may have guessed, We’ll look at “principle” first, since it is the “an original sum invested or lent.” simpler of the two. The thing to take away from this is that if you “Principle” derives from the Latin principium, are talking about the source of something, or a meaning “source,” and it has maintained that fundamental truth, you want “principle.” Otherdefinition in English. We use “principle” to mean wise, you want “principal” – and whether you use “a fundamental source or basis of something” or it as an adjective or noun should come naturally “a fundamental truth or proposition.” For example, based on the context. free speech is a principle of American democracy. “Principle” is also always a noun – thus being (slightly) simpler than “principal.” Jordan Fischer is a contributing When I was in elementary school, we had a columnist for Current Publishing. little mnemonic to help us remember the spelling To ask Jordan a grammar question, of “principal:” “The principal is always your ‘pal.’” write him at current_quarter_thank_you_ad_Layout 1 4/21/14 3:49 PM Page 1 This didn’t turn out to be true, necessarily, for all


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Inside the Mezquita of Cordoba (Photo by Don Knebel)

Spain’s only surviving mosque Commentary by Don Knebel

Young Christian girls in Spain dream of marrying in the Mezquita, the Great Mosque of Cordoba. At the same time, Muslims travel are barred from praying in the building that illustrates the best of early Islamic architecture and manifests Spain’s turbulent religious history. During the early first millennium A.D., the Mezquita’s current location was the site of a temple to Janus, the Roman god of beginnings. In the 6th century, Cordoba was captured by the Visigoths, Germanic Christians deemed heretics by the established church became they refused to accept the divinity of Jesus. After their leader converted to orthodox Christianity in 589, the Visigoths razed the temple and built a church, whose mosaic floor can be seen through a cutout in the floor of the Mezquita. Muslims from North Africa conquered Cordoba in 711 and used part of the Visigoth church as their mosque. Later in the 8th century, Abd alRahman I, an exile from Syria, established an Islamic dynasty centered in Cordoba and reportedly purchased the site of the Visigoth church for a mosque modeled on the Great Mosque of Damascus. The mosque was expanded by al-

Rahman I’s successors until it covered almost six acres. A flat wooden roof, capable of shading 20,000 worshippers, was supported by 856 Roman columns from earlier buildings, their heights extended by novel double brick and stone arches suggesting palm trees. In 1236 Christians reconquered Cordoba, at the time one of the most important cities in the world. Instead of demolishing the Great Mosque, as they had other Spanish mosques, church leaders removed a large section of the roof and the columns supporting it and erected an ornate cathedral in the middle of the mosque. The cathedral, incorporating gothic, baroque and renaissance themes, remains surrounded by the original columns. When Holy Roman Emperor Charles V observed the mutilation of the mosque by the embedded church, he reportedly expressed regret at having authorized the construction. That decision nonetheless preserved most of the Mezquita, now Spain’s second most visited site. Don Knebel is a local resident who works for Barnes & Thornburg LLP. For the full column visit You may contact him at

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Blending the old with the new in historic kitchen remodel

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before & after

EXISTING KITCHEN: This historic home located in downtown Noblesville was built in 1880. After living in the house 19 blueprint for years, the homeowners improvement realized it was time to update. “When the oven broke, I wanted to replace it with a new double oven but the space didn’t work. That’s when we decided to go ahead and remodel the entire kitchen as opposed to just replacing the oven.” MORE ISLAND SEATING: The original island did not accommodate enough seating for the entire family. The base of the island was reduced, giving the countertop the needed overhang for additional bar stools. Also, the cooktop was relocated to the perimeter making it safe for the entire family to dine at the island. UPDATING EXISTING CABINETS: “The original cabinets were dark with poor storage. However, they were still in great shape so we decided to keep them.” Existing cabinets were modified by a carpenter to make way for new stainless steel appliances. The base and perimeter cabinets were professionally painted with a beige color, making the kitchen appear larger. The island and pantry cabinets were painted in a contrasting gray. COUNTERTOP AREA: Solid surface countertops in a “Mocha Granit” color were chosen for the perimeter, including a beautiful stone backsplash tile called “California Gold”. “The backsplash is our

favorite part of the remodel. We especially love the enhanced look of the backsplash tile. After the backsplash was installed, we couldn’t stop staring at it. It’s beautiful.” PLUMBING FIXTURES & HARDWARE: The existing plumbing fixtures were replaced with a

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