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10 Places in Indy to Pick Up a New Hobby

10 Places in Indy to Pick Up a New Hobby

Hobbies are a great way to pass the time, create new things, and keep us from binging The Office on Netflix for the fiftieth time. But the hardest part of picking up a new hobby is usually just figuring out where to start! After all, YouTube tutorials can only help so...

The Black Lives Matter Indy Mural Project

The Black Lives Matter Indy Mural Project

Julia Joins In "An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose."         - Langston Hughes  Downtown Indianapolis is usually distinguishable by its vibrant and busy streets. The electronic Dancing...

Hidden Gems in Indy

Hidden Gems in Indy

Every city has its secrets! And whether you’re new in town or you’ve been exploring Indy all your life, there are always more places to discover. We all love the hole-in-the-wall shops and indie restaurants hidden between the popular stops, but it’s not always easy to...

10 Indy Area Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

10 Indy Area Black-Owned Businesses You Can Support Right Now

Aside from protesting and donating, there are many other ways you can support the Black Lives Matter movement within Indianapolis. Take action by supporting the black-owned restaurants and businesses in Indianapolis and the surrounding community. Giving these places...

Best Spots to Grab a Drink in Indy

Best Spots to Grab a Drink in Indy

When you’ve had a long day, sometimes you deserve a bit more than just a basic vodka soda. If you’re looking for a place with quality drinks and craft cocktails, Indianapolis’ streets are lined with options for just that. Overwhelmed? Luckily, Indyfluence has put...

Date Night Ideas in Indy

Date Night Ideas in Indy

Sometimes dinner and a movie just isn’t gonna cut it. Before you start panic-Googling the nearest place to buy flowers, check out this list Indyfluence compiled of some of the best date spots in Indianapolis. Fortunately, Indy has plenty of options that are unique and...

How Indy became the Sports Capital of the World

How Indy became the Sports Capital of the World

Beginning back in the 1970s, Indianapolis leaders made a concentrated effort to bring athletic teams, events, and governing bodies to the city. They’d been looking for a smart, effective way to revitalize the region’s economy and bring Indy into the global spotlight,...

Fun Facts about Indianapolis You Might Not Have Known

Fun Facts about Indianapolis You Might Not Have Known

Whether you’re a lifetime resident or just passing through, Indianapolis has many secrets you probably don’t know. From world record-sized facilities to historic celebrity performances, there is always something new you can uncover about Indianapolis. Dive into this...