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The 12 days of Christmas, Southside-Indy style

November 29, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

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By Sherri Coner-Eastburn

Acknowledging your true love during The Twelve Days of Christmas may sound like the ultimate of romantic holiday ideas.
But maybe you wonder about today

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Southsiders Dance on Butler Stage

November 29, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

Jordan Dukes, Madalynn Bright, Kelsey Burks and Taylor Griffin get ready to get into costume backstage at Butler University. Jordan is holding her </p>
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State grants nearly $1 million for Beech Grove greenway trail to begin

November 29, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

By Mike Alexander

The city of Beech Grove was awarded nearly $1 million in a matching grant by the state of Indiana to begin development of a 4.2-mile greenway walking trail.
City officials plan to meet with an Indianapolis engineering firm to turn the plans into action, said Terry Dilk, president of the redevelopment commission.
The state

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Children need Santas and so do seniors

November 29, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

By Sarah True

Over the years, they

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High school sports fan bring $36.3 million into local economy

November 29, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

By Scott L. Miley

Indiana high school sports championship games brought 140,000 visitors to Indianapolis who spent $36.3 million last year, based on a study by the Indiana High School Athletic Association.
That amounts to a per-person expenditure of $259 for dining, lodging and shopping.

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Property tax crisis may push back Greenwood park opening

November 29, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

By Mike Alexander

GREENWOOD – The ongoing property tax dilemma may push back plans for opening a 72-acre park on Greenwood

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Personal curators build bad burgers

November 29, 2007 in Opinion by tbs

By Mike Redmond

very once in a while, you see something in the paper that makes you say

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Being a Christmastime flunkie

November 29, 2007 in Opinion by tbs

By Sherri Coner-Eastburn

Tis the season, ladies and gentlemen. Tis the season to spend too much, eat too much, drink too much.
It is also the time of year when some of my friends turn into Mrs. Santa-wantta-bes.
One hour after Thanksgiving dinner has been served, they drag out the December d

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Lifestyle Center wants customers to try on clothes (and toss the catalog)

November 26, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

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By Sherri Coner Eastburn

Until this month, Coldwater Creek fans shopped in catalogues or online unless they drove north to Indianapolis.
Just in time for holiday shopping, the Southside now has its own Coldwater Creek store, located at Greenwood Park Mall.
Shoppers couldn

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Children leave Santa with as many memories as he gives them

November 26, 2007 in Front Page News by tbs

As hundreds of children and parents waited to see Santa, ballerinas dance in front of the Gingerbread house in the lobby of the Greenwood Public Library. Two dancers, Willow Kapke, middle, and Morgan Hunt, told Santa their Christmas wishes.By Santa Claus

It was 38 nights before Christmas, and all through Greenwood creatures were stirring . . . from each and every house.
As the Victorian Carolers sang, Melanie Titzer, a student at Northeast Elementary School in Greenwood, assisted me in lighting the 30-foot evergreen tree at Madison Avenue and Main Street.
In the flick of an eye, her small hand touched the magic switch and