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March 23, 2017

  • Serving Indy’s Southside Since 1928
  • BEECH GROVE
  • CENTER GROVE
  • GREENWOOD
  • SOUTHPORT
  • FRANKLIN & PERRY TOWNSHIPS
St. Patrick’s Day 2017: On the Southside
Mar16

St. Patrick’s Day 2017: On the Southside

Sampling of Southside St. Patrick’s Day events All events are on March 17. This listing is not all-inclusive. Call your favorite establishment to see if it is hosting an event. ShamRock the Taphouse What: Live music in the tent starts at 5 p.m. with 3:1. Dan Melvin plays at 7 p.m. and Flatland Harmony at 9 p.m. Free limo rides. Specials all day. $5 cover charge. When: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. Where: McGilvery’s Taphouse, 8249 US 31,...

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Behind the Badge: Sgt. Justin Griggs
Mar10

Behind the Badge: Sgt. Justin Griggs

Justin Griggs: Sgt. says public support, good coworkers and town growth make Bargersville PD the perfect job When Sgt. Justin Griggs came to the Bargersville Police Department in 2009, he saw the town as an up and coming area. “I wanted to get in on the ground level,” he said. Bargersville had seven full-time police officers when Griggs came onto the department. It has grown to 13. “I work with a great group of guys,” Griggs said,...

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Council changeover
Mar10

Council changeover

As Ed Bell moves to Beech Grove’s compliance department, Vito Mascari is appointed to fill the vacant city council seat In the nearly three years since Beech Grove established its compliance department, the council has passed ordinances to help enforce cleanliness throughout the city in an effort to beautify the neighborhoods and make it more inviting to visitors, current and prospective residents. Now one city councilor has gone from...

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‘Leading the resurgence’
Mar10

‘Leading the resurgence’

Mayor Mark Myers reveals plans for development of new downtown Greenwood “We know that the Southside is seeing a resurgence and we want to lead the charge for that resurgence,” said Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers to residents and business leaders at a community briefing on March 6. It’s something the mayor had stated at his State of the City address in February. Now, the city is ready to reveal plans as to what that resurgence will look...

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Creativity meets entrepreneurship
Mar02

Creativity meets entrepreneurship

Six business partners look to empower entrepreneurs while building a community through their new store, Eclective What is the best part about an antique mall? A consignment business? A flea market? An outside marketplace? Six local entrepreneurs with a background in these businesses, along with marketing, put their ideas together and came up with Eclective. The new store at 2915 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, sells handmade and...

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‘Breaking the norms of fitness’
Mar02

‘Breaking the norms of fitness’

Jennifer Sherlock demonstrates that fitness is for everyone through Life Balance Fitness in Greenwood By Cleveland Dietz II Since Life Balance Fitness opened for business last August, its clientele has grown more than sevenfold. The small group studio hosts classes capped at 14 people throughout the day. Some allow parents to bring their children while they exercise. “One of the biggest things here, and it’s on all of our information,...

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Cook-off for community
Mar02

Cook-off for community

Scott Splichal wins 2017 Kiwanis Club of Perry Township Chili Cook-Off Their cups filled with chili, guests of the second annual Kiwanis Club of Perry Township Chili Cook-Off and Auction cast their vote on Feb. 24. The winner with the most votes came to Kiwanis treasurer and event organizer, Scott Splichal, with Aaron Allen of the Southport Police Department coming in second and Greenwood Kiwanis Team led by Tom Anthony coming in...

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