The big movie opening this week in Indianapolis is “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” Initially looked upon as one of the big releases of the summer (given the blockbusters the first three entries were), it was not screened for local critics, which is often a sign the movie is not very good. I can’t yet offer an opinion,…

Indiana Originals has been growing thanks to locally owned and operated businesses, Facebook likes, and twitter followers. We are very humbled by all the positive feedback and support that we have received. To date we have eight members signed up, several pending (fill out the application completely!), 695 Facebook likes, and 953 Twitter followers! As pleased…

New exhibition intended to educate consumers, promote agriculture The Indiana State Fair is now accepting applications from Hoosier brewers and wineries to participate in the inaugural Indiana Beer and Wine Exhibition at this year’s fair, Aug. 1 – 17.  There is no charge to participate, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served…

In theaters: Jersey Boys Clint Eastwood directs this true-life tale of the rise to stardom of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Interesting counterprogramming to a summer season usually full of bombast and explosions, but buyer beware: that a movie like this, usually Oscar-bait material, isn’t opening during the more awards-friendly end-of-year slot, may be…

Fight for Small is a local initiative to make Indiana the most ‘online’ state in the United States. The stats very, but it is a safe bet to say 47% to 53% of small businesses in Indiana don’t have a website. Most that do have a website are not utilizing them to their fullest potential.…

    Join the Indiana Historical Society as they continue their travels in commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial November 4th through the 7th. During this trip, you will follow Union general William T. Sherman’s famous “March to the Sea” from Atlanta to Savannah.   The trip includes a tour of Atlanta’s Cyclorama, the world’s largest…