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Headquartered at Butler University, the Indianapolis Children's Choir is a wonderful Indianapolis nonprofit organization that brings out the beauty of young Hoosier voices. Indianapolis kids come together to learn and perform inspiring choral arrangements, reflective of their innocence and youth. Saturday, June 19 marks the Indianapolis Children's Choir's 25th Annual Choral Festival at Clowes Memorial Hall. The performance begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday. Tickets to this Indianapolis music event are $12.00 in advance and $13.00 at the door. Don't miss your last chance this season to hear the angelic voices of these talented youngsters. This annual concert is the (0 comments)
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Conner Prairie Living History Park team up each Summer to present Marsh Symphony on the Prairie. This seasonal tradition features classical music in the warm Summer air an evening perfect for romance and family togetherness. Friday, June 19 marks this season's first Symphony on the Prairie as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performs "Pictures at an Exhibition." This Indianapolis music event mixes outdoor concerts with a beautiful landscape in a relaxing setting. Krzysztof Urbanski conducts the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra through Modest Petrovish Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition," in addition to Beethoven's "Egmont Overture," Smetana's "The Moldau" (1 comments)
No pending real estate transaction remains pending forever. Sooner or later, it will either fall apart or realize its destiny as a closed sale. This is exactly what happened in the Avon real estate market in May, 2010. Considering the 15-month high total of 85 pending sales that were waiting to close in April it comes as no surprise that the total number of homes sold in May was up. This figure grew 41.7 percent as there were 68 sales in May compared to 48 in April. Compared to the 57 sales that closed in May of 2009 this (0 comments)
Pizza, for most of us, goes a long way towards making life worth living, and the great pizza restaurants in Indianapolis, Indiana definitely contribute their share of worthiness. What constitutes a great pizza? That's often a question of individual preference. Below is a list of pizza restaurants in Indianapolis that most pizzaholics agree are well worth the trip. We've also compiled a list of the best Italian restaurants in Indianapolis, which you might want to glance at. Where there's pasta, there's pizza, after all. Pizza Restaurants in Indianapolis, Indiana [include-page id="49165"] Fun City Finder wants to hear your thoughts! If (0 comments)
Golf is a past time enjoyed by many Hoosiers. With dozens of golf courses across Indiana, this Indianapolis sport is a great way to have fun, get exercise and make friends and contacts. Whether you are an Indianapolis business person closing a big deal on the golf course or a regular Joe looking to have some fun with his buddies, golf is a great medium for either. Like everything, a good golf game takes time, patience and practice. The best way to impress on the green often means strategic skill to land under par. If you keep finding yourself whacking (0 comments)
Located on the north east side of Indianapolis downtown, Watkins Park is a 21 acre landscape and green oasis from the hustle and bustle of downtown. This Indy Parks and Recreation facility invites Indianapolis people to blow off the work week steam with free live blues in the park. Bring a picnic or some cash for a barbecue dinner. Chow down as you enjoy great Indianapolis bands and musicians as well as other regional acts on stage. Play cards with friends, shoot hoops on the basketball court, or simply sit and relax as a bluesy sound takes you far far (1 comments)
As Summer heats up, Indianapolis parks become havens from the work week grind. Each Summer Indianapolis parks provide FREE Indianapolis events to Indianapolis people at various locations throughout the Circle City. This weekend three Indianapolis parks offer Indianapolis music and Indianapolis art to Hoosier free of charge. Whether sponsored by Indy Parks and Recreation or PBS and WFYI, these events are Indianapolis kid and family friendly. Finding fun on a budget isn't always easy, but Indianapolis parks aims to make it a little less challenging with FREE events all Summer long. Sahm Park: FREE Movie, Imagine That Located in on (0 comments)
Indiana College Sports Landscape is Shifting - 06/12/10 01:22 PM
A major shift is underway in college athletics, and much of it centers around the Big Ten Conference, the home of in-state university's Indiana University and Purdue University. The University of Colorado has already left the Big 12 Conference for the Pac-10 Conference, setting off what promises a seismic change in the composition of the major conferences. It's been rumored the Nebraska Cornhuskers will be joining the Big Ten, but there's been no official word. Texas and Texas A&M have also been bantered about, with the Pac-10, the Big Ten, and the SEC all being linked as possible destinations. The University (0 comments)
Greater Indianapolis is lucky to have an abundance of great Mexican restaurants. Some are no more than local corner Mom and Pops (Mami y Papis?), some are chains and some are quite upscale, but you can find traditional, delicious Mexican food in almost any of them. Below is a list of some of the best Mexican restaurants in Indianapolis and its immediate Central Indiana environs. You can click on the links to see detailed articles and photos about each individual Mexican restaurant. Best Mexican Restaurants in Indianapolis, Indiana
The Italian Heritage Society of Indiana is dedicated to preserving Italian culture in the Midwest. As the United States melting pot heats up, many groups find it important and fun to keep their ancestry alive through cultural practices. June 11 and 12 marks the Annual Italian Street Festival produced by the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana on North Meridian Street of Indianapolis downtown. Held at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, the Italian Street Festival offers the finest Italian food, music, dance and culture in a fun two day event. Join the Italian Heritage Society of Indiana as they celebrate their Italian (1 comments)
Pike Performing Arts Center is known as an important Indianapolis performing arts venue. Not only is its stage used regularly by Indianapolis dance groups like Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, but it also houses the work of Indianapolis artists in its Gallery Seven. This weekend browse through Chitra Ramanathan's latest work in Gallery Seven, then enjoy Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre's production of Reincarnation. Gallery Seven is open FREE to Indianapolis people Monday through Friday and on weekends 90 minutes before any performance time. Tickets to see Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre's Reincarnation are $25.00 each. Don't miss either of these thought provoking (0 comments)
While the Plainfield, Indiana average of 107 days on market in March was not as bad as that of other Indiana cities it was nevertheless far from ideal. Fortunately, the average time on market dropped significantly in April – 19.6 percent to be exact -- to ‘just’ 86 days. This is more in line with the 12-month average of 84 days and a heck of a lot better than the 15-month high of 120 days that was set not once, but twice, in March and April of 2009. The total number of homes sold dropped 6.9 percent, from (0 comments)
There was little to not like about the Westfield real estate market in April, 2010. The total number of homes sold rose 17.5 percent, from 40 in March to 47 in April. Compared to April of 2009 this was an even bigger increase of 51.6 percent. Improvement was also seen in the total number of pending sales; with 54 in April versus 51 the previous month there was 5.9-percent improvement. Compared to last year this was a 10.2-percent improvement. From a seller’s standpoint, the last thing you want is an increase in the available inventory. With no change (0 comments)
With its higher-than-average prices in a less-than-ideal economy the Zionsville real estate market suffered a few setbacks in the April, 2010. The total number of homes sold dropped from 39 in March to 32 in April—a decrease of 17.9 percent. While this is not great news it should be noted that this is still a net increase of 18.5 percent compared to April of 2009. Adding to the disappointment was the total number of pending sales, which dropped 5.4 percent from 37 the previous month to 35 in April. This was also a decrease of 12.5 percent compared (0 comments)
It was both an exciting and emotional evening at Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis Thursday night as some of our city's biggest stars took part in the Second Annual Caroline Symmes Memorial Celebrity Softball Challenge. The event was sponsored by The Tony Stewart Foundation and benefited the Indiana Children's Wish Fund, which is an organization that helps bring to life the biggest dreams of young Hoosier children between the ages of 3-18 suffering from life-threatening illnesses. The two teams battling for on-the-field supremacy were lead by the game's hosts, Indianapolis Colts defensive-end Robert Mathis and the 7-foot-2 center on the (2 comments)
Having lived in several states across the United States, I have never met a culture of people more proud of their heritage as Hoosiers are. With celebrations, education and events throughout the year to help Indianapolis people connect with their past, Hoosier heritage soon becomes an important part of life even for residents born elsewhere. Indiana culture comes to life at Conner Prairie this weekend at the Indiana Festival, an annual Indianapolis festival dedicated to all things Hoosier. Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6 Conner Prairie becomes a total celebration of Indiana at the Indiana Festival. Admission to the (0 comments)
Since reaching a 15-month low of just 20 sales in December of 2009 the total number of homes sold has not once moved in a negative direction. The most recent example of this sustained momentum could be seen as sales climbed from a total of 29 in March to 31 in April. While this is a 6.9-percent increase versus the previous month it is a more sobering 32.6-percent drop from last April’s total of 46 completed sales. From a market health standpoint, it is always good to reach equilibrium with respect to supply and demand. While the 1-year decrease (0 comments)
The total number homes sold in Greenfield, Indiana dropped 5.6 percent, from 36 in March to 34 in April. But this statistic comes with big, fat asterisk, namely, because there was such a large, off-setting increase in the total number of pending sales, from 40 the previous month to 58 in April--an increase of 45 percent. This is also a whopping 76-percent increase from last April’s total of just 34 percent. Sooner or later, those pending sales start will turn into completed sales, rendering the April’s drop in sales a moot point. Meanwhile, the total number of Greenfield (0 comments)
From a 1-year perspective, pending sales in Greenwood, Indiana were up 11.6 percent as there were just 118 pending sales in April of 2009. Meanwhile, the total number of pending sales dropped 5.8 percent, from 139 in March to 131 in April, 2010. This drop, however, was more than offset by a 31.5-percent increase in the total number of completed sales, with 117 April compared to just 89 the previous month. This is also a 25.8-percent versus the 93 sales of last April. The total number of Greenwood homes for sale rose from 675 in March to 692 in April (0 comments)
April, 2010 marked the fourth consecutive month that home sales rose in Fishers, Indiana. After taking a nose dive to just 62 sales in December of 2009 the total number of homes sold has risen steadily each month, reaching a total of 159 in April. This is a 22.3-percent increase from last April’s total of 121 sales. But home sales wasn’t the only metric that rose in April; the total number of pending sales also rose 3.2 percent, from 154 in March to 159 in April. This figure is down just 1.9 percent from last April, when there were (0 comments)
p>The not-so-good news for the Mooresville real estate market was that a 3-month trend toward increased sales was broken in April as the total number of homes sold dropped 10.5 percent. The upside to this is that there was a more-than-compensatory 18.2 percent increase in the total number of pending sales, from 22 in March to 26 in April. Compared to April of 2009 this was a 52.9 percent increase in pending sales. Still, the number of new listings out-paced the increase in pending sales by a factor of 8—good news for cost-conscious buyers, not-so-good news for sellers. But April (1 comments)
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