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- A week on the Athenaeum roof
Athenaeum Foundation President Cassie Stockamp will take to the roof next week to raise $100,000. You’re invited to join her during rooftop concerts and dinners. by Scott Shoger Cassie Stockamp, president at the Athenaeum Foundation, says she just checked the weather report for the week, beginning Oct. 8, she plans to spend on the roof just above her office. And it looks pretty good: cold, then hot.…
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- FoodCon III: Birth, growth, maturity, death
An annual showcase for and in support of the sustainable food movement returns to the Harrison Center Friday. This year’s theme is the food cycle. by Geoff Ooley The mashup of artists, local food enthusiasts, urban farmers and gardeners, exhibitions and displays known as FoodCon returns to the Harrison Center Friday for its third year of celebrating and supporting Indy’s fast-growing sustainable food movement. This year’s theme is the Food Cycle — birth, growth, maturity and death, then how it starts all over again — in the production of sustainable food.…
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- Bike Masterplan event today; grab Ride Guide
City officials are hosting an open house to review the plan from 4-6 p.m. TODAY, Oct. 3, at the Athenaeum, 401 E. Michigan St. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Map aroute Bike culture continues to gain traction in Indy.…
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- History shows one vote can mean a lot
With an Oct. 9 deadline looming, the Indiana secretary of state’s office has released new ads that emphasize the importance of every vote. by The Statehouse File By Tim GrimesThe Statehouse File With an Oct. 9 deadline looming, the Indiana secretary of state’soffice has released new television and radio ads that emphasize the importanceof every ballot in an effort to encourage Hoosiers to register to vote.…
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- Thumbs down: The problem with pink
The initial rumor was that football players at EasternGreene County Middle School in Bloomfield were suspended for dying their hairpink in support of breast cancer awareness …. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: Theproblem with pink The initial rumor was that football players at EasternGreene County Middle School in Bloomfield were suspended for dying their hairpink in support of breast cancer awareness.…
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- Thumbs up: Women on wheels
To foster a sense of unity, raiseawareness and register voters, the 51% Club is hosting a series of free bike rides – easy, moderate, or rigorous – departing at noon from Big Hat Books Sunday, Oct. 7. Voter registration deadline is Oct. 9. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Women onwheels United over their concern that woman may be underrepresentedat the polls in the 2012 election and mortified over what that might mean forpolicies emerging from the Indiana Statehouse, the 51% Club is working statewide toget out the vote among female voters.…
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- At Play Calendar 10/04
Festival Fall Health Festival • Senior Promise is hosting an event geared for those 50 and older. It offers information on a variety of medical topics and health screenings, including cholesterol, blood pressure, oral cancer, balance assessment, vision, diabetes foot and lung/air capacity. | When: Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – noon. | Where: The [...]
- The forbidden fruit. Really?
The forbidden fruit. Really? Adam should’ve thanked Eve, since “A forbidden fruit a day keeps thy doctor away,” is not a hollow parable. Crunching into local, chemical-free apples regularly can prevent cancer, heart disease, kidney stones, provide natural sun protection, fill you up, and prevent tooth decay. Whenever I’m ‘tempted’, I grab Granny Smith. Slap! [...]
- Festival starts big
Holy Name Oktoberfest to showcase South Side talent in Beech Grove By Nicole Davis Holy Name Catholic Church members have worked the last 14 months to make their first annual Oktoberfest a big event on Oct. 12-13, 5 p.m. – midnight, showcasing South Side music, culinary and even organizing talents. “The Father said to go [...]
- Business Check-Up
Business Check-Ups – Is It Time for Your Company to “See the Doctor” By Chuck Roach, Roach Law Firm Like most people, I put off going to the doctor. If I’m feeling good it seems unnecessary, and if I’m not feeling good they carry the potential for bad news – and expenses. The same holds [...]
- Inspiration in a book
Greenwood author Mary Quigley showcases the moments that make a mother special By Nicole Davis More than a book – writing down the memories and stories of her mother helped Mary Ellen Quigley grieve when her mother, Ellen, passed away due to diabetes complications in 2011. She released her second book, Lessons My Mother Taught [...]
- Labor Day visual essay: Follow ‘the invisible shift’
While most of us are putting the kids to bed or slipping on our robes and slippers, a small army of workers are just beginning their day. The Star’s photography staff came together to capture their work, from road construction on I-69, to diners and fire department houses.
- For Democrats, diversity is their trump card
Democrats arriving here for their national convention that starts Tuesday say not to expect the overt pitch to women and Hispanics that Republicans made at their convention last week.
- Indiana’s share of Isaac proves soggy, not severe
There was plenty of rain. Water-clogged streets, too. Even flood warnings.
- Citizens Energy Group’s Indy customers will get combined statement
The next month will bring the biggest changes that customers will see from Citizens Energy Group’s takeover of the municipal water and sewer utilities.
- Exec Angela Dabney works with businesses to support investment in United Way
Each year, more than 70,000 people donate to United Way of Central Indiana. On Friday, the nonprofit will announce its goal for the 2012 fundraising campaign. Angela Dabney, vice president of resource development, was instrumental in helping to raise the nearly $40 million the organization received last year.
- IMPD seeking suspect in fire, shootings of 4
Indianapolis metropolitan police are seeking a suspect they think shot four people, including a woman and her son whose house was set on fire and a man who later died from his wounds.