Indy’s Best and Brightest, sponsored by KPMG LLP, honors 100 of Central Indiana’s outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, who are making their mark in and around Indianapolis.  This event was created by Junior Achievement to recognize the up and coming talent and the next generation of leaders in our community. Finalists will be…

September 18, 2014 is National Cheeseburger Day! Which local #Indiana restaurant has THE BEST Cheeseburger???  We want to know!  Let us know which local Indiana restaurant has your favorite cheeseburger and what’s on it!  We will pick one person from the responses to win an Indiana Originals t-shirt.  Good luck! This post is making us…

Hello everyone! It’s September, and the summer movie season is over, but that doesn’t mean we are all out of great movies to watch! But before we get to that, we have yet ANOTHER great convention coming to Indy! AwesomeCon comes to the Indianapolis Convention Center Oct. 3-5, and will feature a host of celebrity…

Have you ever been to ORANJE? It is one of the premier events in Indianapolis that is looked forward to year after year. ORANJE is an interactive annual event showcasing progressive artists and musicians. ORANJE will be held at Centennial Hall and Dow AgroSciences Celebration Park at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on September 13, 2014…

Looking for something to do?  Why not attend an Indiana Festival?  Indiana has over 500 festivals registered with the Indiana State Festival Association. Are you a fan of James Dean?  The Fairmount Museum Days/James Dean Festival takes place September 25-28 in Grant County.  Admire authentic James Dean memorabilia, enter a James Dean look-alike contest, attend…

Indiana Originals is growing!  The response to the Indiana Originals movement is exciting, and we are really looking forward to sharing some of our newest ideas with you soon.  We are almost ready to roll out some new membership options and we are making updates to the site, too.  More on that to come soon!…

                                                          Beginning your genealogical research can seem like a daunting task, which is why the Indiana State Library is hosting a unique event to help Hoosiers discover…

It’s been a busy week at The Film Yap–we’re revelling in the post-Indy Film Fest haze (which means we’re trying to get some rest and spend time with our family, because we’re exhausted), but August at the movies means no rest for the weary. I attended last night’s screening of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (here…

The second annual WARMfest will return to Indianapolis Labor Day weekend August 29-Sept 1 at Broad Ripple Park. WARMfest is a four-day music and arts festival dedicated to helping preserve the White River. Tickets available at warmfest.org. WARMfest promotes environmental responsibility, independent business and artisans, and community wellness through the magic of music, art and recreation.…

Hello again! The summer movie season has been widely considered a commercial and creative disappointment in 2014, but this first weekend in August may be the summer’s salvation! I’ve seen the two major new movie releases this week in Indianapolis and nationwide, and both are in the running for best movie of the summer: “Guardians…