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- Sister Cities Fest celebrates global connections
A cultural street festival of international significance is set to showcase some of the burgeoning bonds stretching from the heart of Indy to cities in Asia, Europe and South America. by Rebecca Townsend Kudos to any Indianapolis resident who can name the city’seight international sister cities — bonus points to those who havebenefited from the foreign relations that appear to be multiplying in theHoosier capital. For those yet to get connected, a cultural street festivalof international significance is set to showcase some of the burgeoning bondsstretching from the heart of Indy to cities in Asia, Europe and South America.…
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- Thumbs up: Designated drivers
One more thing for which to be thankful this fall: fewer intoxicated Colts fans on the road. Thanks to the Indy Express Bus, fans from Fishers and Carmel can leave the driving to someone else. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: Designateddrivers One more thing for which to be thankful this fall: fewer intoxicatedColts fans on the road.…
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- Thumbs up: The Why in the road
Indy is preparing to celebrate the importance of its back roads with the world premiere of The Why in the Road. The movie is among the highlights of the upcoming Preserving the Historic Road conference to be held Downtown. by NUVO Editors Thumbs up: The Why inthe road The “Wander Indiana” suggestion on Indiana licenseplates a generation ago generated plenty of derision, but Hoosiers know thatwandering the back roads is the only way to truly appreciate the true richnessof the state’s character.…
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- Thumbs down: We’re still fat
Only seven states had self-reported obesity rates higher than Indiana in 2011. by NUVO Editors Thumbs down: We’restill fat Only seven states had self-reported obesity rates higherthan Indiana in 2011.…
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- Thumbs Up: Certified badasses
RecycleForce is the first nonprofit in the Midwest to earn certification in the externally audited R2 standard of best-practices handling of toxic materials. by NUVO Editors Thumbs Up: Certifiedbadasses NUVO pledged its support for local nonprofit RecycleForcewith a Cultural Vision Award — and that was just for its work recyclingall sorts of challenging materials and providing vocational and communitysupport for ex-offenders working to make successful transitions back into freesociety.…
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- Haiku News
This week’s important stories told to you in 17 syllables. On the docket this week: Fountain Square rocks power outage with a little help from Oreo Jones, DJ Salazar and more. by Jim Poyser Fountain Square poweroutage on First Friday madefor a special night everywhere onecould witness the human art of adaptation…
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- Where We Worship
Gary and Geneva Hazelwood Friendly church-goers Geneva Hazelwood has been with Grace United Baptist Church for 11 years. Volunteering to decorate, clean and arrange flowers, she said she loves spending time at her church. “I’ve been with the church so long it seems like I live there,” Hazelwood said. “I think it’s important to do [...]
- Quick Primer Buy-Sell Agreement
By Chuck Roach -Roach Law Office A buy-sell agreement is an important part of properly protecting your business and the interests of the owners. Sound business planning dictates that a buy-sell agreement be used in any business structures (corporation, LLC, partnership, etc.). The buy-sell agreement is a form of “prenuptial agreement” among owners of a [...]
- Couponing at the Dollar Tree
By Amber Yowler Many Dollar Tree stores in Indiana were pilot stores in accepting manufacturer coupons and as of Aug. 26 all Dollar Tree Stores are accepting manufacturer coupons. This is super exciting news. Sophia and I visited one of the Dollar Tree’s pilot stores on several occasions and our shopping experiences were all wonderful. [...]
- A lamburger that’s baaad to the bone
By Clint Smith You might have to do some investigating at your local market, but ground lamb is indeed available. And while I didn’t include any cheese with this particular recipe, you could certainly do worse than add a bit of feta to this top of this lamburger. Now, let’s talk about the “quickles.” These [...]
- If you “Got Milk,” ponder this
By Chef Wendell Fowler Were you aware man is the only species on earth that drinks milk from another species? Hooked on cow juice, malleable Americans obediently decant milk into their tea or coffee, cake, pudding and chicken gravy or else. Milk products have played an important role in America’s history since 1611 when the [...]
- 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.