10 Reasons Indy Appeals to Foodies
Indianapolis may not have a food scene that can rival Chicago or New York City. However, it's growing and more great restaurants and bars are popping up all throughout the city. Here are ten great reasons why the city appeals to foodies.
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Posted by Paula Henry on May 29, 2017 in Local Indy
Best Bike & Walking Tours For Downtown Indy
Whether you just moved to Indianapolis, you're visiting or you've lived here all your life, a tour of downtown will show you what the city is all about. There's so much culture and plenty of great things to see along the way. The best way to tour ...
Posted by Paula Henry on April 29, 2017 in Local Indy
7 Best Patios in Indy for Spring & Summer
One of the best things about Indy in the spring and summer are the many patios that open up. Whether you prefer to enjoy a romantic meal or get together with friends for a drink, there are several great restaurant patios throughout Indianapolis. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on April 17, 2017 in Local Indy
Indy Food Trucks: Feed the Hunger
Feed the hunger at your local Indy Food Truck and sample the goodness.
Food Trucks have become a regular site in Downtown Indianapolis, especially during the lunch hour. Feasting on your favorite meal or treat while enjoying the summer days ...
Posted by Paula Henry on June 26, 2016 in Local Indy
Going Local With Food Clubs and Co-ops in Indy
The great American conundrum of food and nutrition is balancing the quality of what we eat with the weekly budget, but the fact is; there are options. Indianapolis is home to a variety of CSAs and co-ops which make eating better, well...better. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on April 27, 2015 in Local Indy
Indy's Best Local Grinds for the Perfect Cup of Coffee
For the Coffee-lover: Indy’s Local Grinds
For many coffee lovers, functioning properly without their morning cup of Joe is too tall an order. Brewing coffeein the morning can feel like an art for some, but for others it’s a way of life. ...
Posted by Paula Henry on March 5, 2015 in Local Indy
Where to Find a Wedding Dress in Indianapolis
You’ve got the ring, the date, and the perfect groom. Now you just have to find the perfect dress. Whether you’ve watched every episode of Say Yes to the Dress and think you know exactly what you want or have absolutely no idea, wedding ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 15, 2015 in Local Indy
4 Wine Bars in Indianapolis You Didn't Know Existed
Wine bars put a new spin on wine tasting by providing a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Whether you are wanting a quiet corner of the world for a romantic date or a long talk with friends, a wine bar is the perfect spot! Order an appetizer and ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 10, 2015 in Local Indy
Where to Find Prom Essentials in Indy
Many high school girls dream of their Prom nights, which includes the perfect dress (among other details). Prom season is right around the corner. So if you're searching for your gown and other prom essentials, Indianapolis has an abundance of ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 8, 2015 in Local Indy
Delicious and Beautiful: Wedding Cakes in Indy
When you think of a wedding, there are certain elements that likely pop into your mind: a white dress, a bouquet toss, and the cake. Gone are the days where a simple white sheet cake will do. These days, there are no holds barred when it comes to ...
Posted by Paula Henry on February 3, 2015 in Local Indy
From Here to There: Uber, Lyft or Cab?
You need to get from Point A to Point B, but you don't have a vehicle. In the past, the obvious choice would be to call a cab. But recent apps like Uber and Lyft are giving cabs a run for their money. With so many options, which is best? Let's ...
Posted by Paula Henry on January 20, 2015 in Local Indy
Shop Local 'til You Drop: Indy Clothing Boutiques for Fashionistas
If you're like me, then you love to shop. In fact, you might even call yourself a shopaholic. Thankfully, Indy has some amazing local boutiques, so I don't have to go far to get my fix for some good clothes shopping. From shoes, jeans, hats, tops, ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 21, 2014 in Local Indy
Rosie's: A Place to Belong
Idyllic. Just there, on the town square, between the coffee shop and the antique shop, across from the courthouse whose high peak is heavy with time. Tucked in among many faces, like a middle sibling, sits Rosie's Place.
It is ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 16, 2014 in Local Indy
Breads, Sweets, and Pastries: Indy's Best Bakeries
We LOVE pastries here at Home to Indy! And don't get us started on donuts. Sweet bread, fruit pies, brownies, cakes and cookies? Yes, please. (What's not to love?)
Thankfully, Indianapolis has a plethora of amazing places to satisfy our sweet tooths....
Posted by Paula Henry on December 14, 2014 in Local Indy
Groceries Delivered to Your Door? Yes Please!
I can remember a time in my life when I loved to grocery shop. But that time was a little long while ago, during my first and second year of college, and it looked a little like this; Being single and young, with a bit of money and a bit of time, I ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 9, 2014 in Local Indy
For the Shopper: Indianapolis Must Haves on Etsy
If you're not familiar with Etsy, you're missing out! It's a great place to purchase handmade and vintage products from around the world. We could literally spend hours browsing all of the unique treasures you'll find there. If you haven't ever ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 4, 2014 in Local Indy
Vive La Vintage: Indy Edition
Whether you are shopping vintage for it’s laudable “up cycled” nature or because of it’s history and charm or just because you are looking to have a truly unique look for (often) a great bargain, vintage has never been more ...
Posted by Paula Henry on December 2, 2014 in Local Indy
I Scream, You Scream: Indy's Best Ice Cream
Even as the weather gets cooler, I'm all too eager to indulge in one of my favorite frozen treats: ice cream! Whether it’s a trip for the entire family or just rewarding yourself by indulging your sweet tooth, there’s certainly nothing ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 18, 2014 in Local Indy
Pogue's Run Grocer: A Local Gem
In past posts, I’ve referenced my love of all things local, from local business to local art, but among the things I am most enthusiastic about is the idea of local food. This makes such good sense - if you can eat food that hasn’t ...
Posted by Paula Henry on November 4, 2014 in Local Indy
Local Shops: Gift Giving at Its Finest
Here at Home to Indy, we love supporting the locals—local artists, local restaurants, and local shops. If you happen to be new to the area or haven’t done much exploring, you may not have stumbled on some of these gems. Whether you're ...
Posted by Paula Henry on October 19, 2014 in Local Indy