The founders of Trail Hobo, Jeanie Watson, Chad Barnes and Jacob Barnes, began their local business with their passion of outdoors in mind. More than anything, they “wanted to start a business that supports Indiana and Midwest artisans and makers.” Since both Chad and Jeanie have been entrepreneurs for over 20 years, the plan to…

Indiana Entrepreneurship Week will be held this year from June 19th-June 25th. Every year, this event helps to bring local business into the spotlight. In fact, 97% of Indiana businesses are classified as “small.” This means almost 1.2 million Hoosiers are employed by a small, local business. By following four simple steps, you can also…

Jud Scott, owner of Vine & Branch, has been in the tree-care business for 40 years now. He began in high school, when he simply collected tree limbs that had fallen after one of the classic Indiana ice storms. He says, “the next summer people would say, ‘can you get that limb out of the…

Bill took a trip out to Elwood Indiana in late January to try lunch at the Opera House Pub. He writes,”I thought it was very good.They have craft beer, appetizers, sandwiches, pizza, soups, steaks, spaghetti and seafood.My friend and I had the spaghetti and All American cheeseburger. Good portion size including my salad and great…

Today, March 7th, marks the start of Devour Northside, formerly known as Northside Nights. Diners can enjoy lunch and dinner at local and chain restaurants. For the next two weeks, 45 restaurants on the Northside of Indy will offer three-course meals at a discounted price. For a full list of restaurants, and their Devour Northside…

Bill took a road trip to Ye Olde Fish House located near Columbus hospital. He says, “[it] is a neat and tidy Mom & Pop type business. The fish sandwich was a very generous size, and the fish was crisp and flavorful. My slaw was also very tasty, and all their side dishes and desserts looked…

Join Rainmakers, an Indiana Original, and Downtown Indy Inc. on February 25th from 8:00-9:30am at the Eugene Glick Indiana History Center to learn about present and future development in the downtown area. Catherine Esselman and Charrie Palms will be speaking about the development occurring now, and in the future, of our city. Catherine will be…

Taki and Jeannette Sawi have once again proven their place in Indy’s premier food and beverage industry. VisitIndy.com has named them one of the top 25 restaurants that locals and visitors alike must try. For those not familiar, Santorini is located in Fountain Square, and offers an authentic Greek dinner with an authentic Greek experience-belly…