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- Slideshow: Climate Reality Project training
NUVO’s Jim Poyser went to a training in San Francisco, to learn the newest version of the slideshow that resulted in the film, “Inconvenient Truth.” by Jim Poyser I had the great fortune to spend last week in San Francisco as part of the Climate Reality Project’s training conference. One of a thousand people chosen from around the world, I applied for this training back in June.…
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- Thumbs Up: Equitable Benefits / Complete Streets
Urbanofile blogger Aaron Renn called Downtown design authority into question, but amid all the frustrations of life in a modern Rust Belt and ag capital, signs of progress are evident. by NUVO Editors Thumbs Up:Equitable Benefits / Complete Streets It’s true Indy has a lot of work ahead of it: Urbanofile blogger Aaron Renn madesure we knew it, too, with his recent posting “Why I Don’t Live in Indianapolis,” which offered adamning critique of the city’s lack of design vision in a new parking garageplanned for primo Downtown real estate along New York Street between Capitoland Illinois.…
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- Thumbs Down: Identity crisis
A report excoriating the performance of the Indiana Department of Child Service is buried as mac ‘n cheese takes frontpage precedence. by NUVO Editors Thumbs Down: Identitycrisis A report excoriating theperformance of the Indiana Department of Child Services led the frontpage of The Indianapolis Star lastWednesday morning.…
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- Thumbs up: Rockin’ the river
From African-American heritage walks along the canal and the grand kickoff, to fly fishing, river cleanups, green policy workshops and bird walks … the White River Fest celebrates Indy’s heart. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Rockin’ the river The 2nd Annual WhiteRiver Festival — a month-long celebration of the city’s signaturedrinking water source and defining landscape feature — kicks off with aCommunity Fun Day from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 1, Downtown at WhiteRiver State Park.…
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- Rocky Ripple Reaches Out for Help
Col. Luke Leonard in a recent trip to Indy put a face to the “faceless bureaucrat” to whom opponents of the Corps’ proposed floodwall plan have been writing letters. by Emma Faesi Colonel Luke Leonard in a recent trip to Indy performed hisduty of putting a face to the “faceless bureaucrat” to whom opponentsof the Corps’ proposed floodwall plan have been writing letters. He listened to comments for over two hours last Thursday atMeridian United Methodist Church.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: mistakes, the moon and melons. by Jim Poyser Romney energyplan demonstrates he’s just one more fossil fuel foil negativitygrows about candidates whichplays into Koch’s schemes…
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- Why spend money when you can make it?
My daughter Sophia and I are extreme couponers. Often times we leave the store with either the store owing us money or extra products because of coupon overage. Many of our local stores will not allow a transaction to be in the negative but will allow the consumer to use that overage on other items. [...]
- Legal concerns when starting a business
By Chuck Roach Starting a business can seem overwhelming. The legal organization of the business alone will have a major impact on its long-term success. Among the first decisions that the business owner will make is its structure. The decision has long-term implications, so the advice of an attorney or accountant is strongly encouraged. Organization [...]
- Torry’s Top Ten: Top ten ways I’m coping with the drought #2
10. Saving money by cooking all my meals on the asphalt road in front of my house. 9. Offering my front yard for cheap Brickyard parking. Sure, I’m on the wrong side of town but think about how you’ll miss the race traffic. 8. Setting up a sweet corn stand. “Fresh picked. Fresh cooked” 7. [...]
- Skip the ‘sticks’ with fresh fish
If you’ve noticed the trend that I gravitate more toward fish dishes during the summer months, then good for you. But to be honest, this compulsion often goes uncalculated. Most people are aware about the benefits of fish as a good-oil, good-fat protein; but—all gastronomic pedagogy aside—sometimes fresh fish just feels right. Unfortunately, the Hoosier [...]
- Are we there yet?
Summer road trips are when folks detour healthy eating habits and dent their health by pigging out on free-way, convenient store Road Kill. You can make wiser choices when away from home, but you must take control and plan ahead to by-pass foods congested with fat, sugar, salt, chemicals and calories. For a high-energy start and to [...]
- ‘Hilly Hundred’ riders fill up on fried chicken, cider
How much fried chicken does it take to feed 5,000 hungry cyclists? It may sound like a joke, but Greenwood resident Daina Chamness has to know the answer, right down to the last chicken leg.
- Public safety director has become a lightning rod
Public Safety Director Frank Straub has four academic degrees on the wall of his second-floor office in the City-County Building, a picture of himself with former President Bill Clinton behind his desk and an Indianapolis Colts hat on a shelf.
- 3 hurt when vehicle strikes Eastside house
Three people were injured early today after the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into an Eastside house.
- Kennedy outlines neighborhoods proposal
Democratic mayoral candidate Melina Kennedy on Sunday unveiled a neighborhood plan that she says would take the city back to grass-roots policies.
- Divers search Georgia lake for Plainfield man in wheelchair
ACWORTH, Ga. — Authorities say divers planned to resume a search Monday for a 68-year-old man in a wheelchair who fell into a Georgia lake while getting off a large boat.
- New app will help you find a place to park
Worried about finding a place to park Downtown? You guessed it: There’s an app for that. ParkIndy, the group that operates the city’s privatized parking meters, continues to tap into the growing market for smartphones. Officials today will announce plans for an app that maps available parking spaces Downtown.