17 02, 2017

Why I love Indianapolis and Why You Will Too

By | 2017-02-18T12:02:19+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Indianapolis Events|

This post is for new residents of Indianapolis or someone considering moving here. Indianapolis is a great place to live, and I’m not the only one who thinks so. Chances are you’ll love Indianapolis too. “In ten top 10 lists from various publications on several topics, Indy ranked number one on four of the lists [...]

12 05, 2016

The Top Ten Fun Things to Do in Indy this Summer

By | 2016-05-14T09:41:38+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Indianapolis Events|

I love my town Indy. Watching the transformation from sleepy Naptown, when I worked downtown in 1971, to the dynamic international city Indianapolis is today—has been breathtaking. Indianapolis has ten fun things to do every day let alone the entire summer. So how can I possibly narrow it to ten for the summer? I can’t. [...]

21 04, 2016

TKO Quiz: How well do you know Indianapolis?

By | 2017-02-27T15:16:07+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Indianapolis Events|

TKO Graphix home office is in Plainfield, IN, a suburb of Indianapolis. When asked, most folks who live in the greater Indianapolis suburbs inform out-of-staters that they’re from Indianapolis. We follow Indianapolis sports, the Colts and Pacers, we frequent the many fine restaurants, shop downtown, and we embrace the arts. We hike and bike the [...]

15 04, 2016

100 Years of the Indianapolis 500

By | 2016-04-15T14:31:39+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Indianapolis Events|

This year marks the 100th running of the Indy 500. The first race was 1911. The 500 wasn’t held in 1917, 1918, 1942, 1943, and 1945 due to world wars. My first introduction to the race was in... The 1950’s As a child, I remember names like Bill Vukovich, Roger Ward, and Jimmy Bryant. At one [...]

1 10, 2015

Why Your Next Convention Should be in Indianapolis

By | 2015-10-01T10:53:43+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Indianapolis Events, Trade Shows & Events|

Indianapolis has become a convention destination city. In a poll conducted by USA Today, 10 Best Convention Cities, Indianapolis was ranked number one.“In 2012, 26 million people visited the city. Occupancy at Downtown's 7,100 hotel rooms was 70.3 percent in 2013, up from 68.5 percent in 2012.” -- Indianapolis Star. Those numbers continue to grow. Indy must [...]

30 04, 2014

Indianapolis in May

By | 2015-09-03T10:02:11+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Indianapolis Events|

Wait. Stop. Don’t touch that dial. This isn’t another Indy 500 blog post. Well sure, THE race is mentioned in this post, but so are a lot of other events, sights, and activities. Although May at the Indianapolis Speedway holds a special place for Hoosiers and racing fans around the world, it’s not the only [...]

27 04, 2014

Miracle Ride Raffle—Win a Harley Tank and the Bike Too!

By | 2015-06-04T12:25:09+00:00 April 27th, 2014|Giving Back, Indianapolis Events|

The Miracle Ride, which benefits Riley Children’s Hospital, is Indiana’s largest and longest running motorcycle charity event. The ride attracts riders from all over the state including celebrities such as Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana. The event runs from 5/31 to 6/1 and includes an auction at Lucas Oil Raceway, poker runs, and…a raffle. [...]

2 10, 2013

Running with the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

By | 2016-05-03T14:44:48+00:00 October 2nd, 2013|Indianapolis Events|

Few runners can speak with any clarity as to why they lace up their running shoes day after day. Yet, many do just that to train for the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (IMM). This race is special. Why? The IMM, presented by Franciscan St. Francis Health, is a non-profit organization. The event has donated over $400,000 [...]