Entries by Nora Indy

How Is Your Morning? It Would Be Brighter On Central Time

If you awoke (in the dark), got your kids off to the bus stop (in the dark), made it to work (in the dark), and thought to yourself (in the dark), “I really hate this Daylight Savings Time,” you might just be a fan of Hoosiers for Central Time and the Central Time Coalition. You see, it’s […]

Road Construction: Keystone Ave. Bridge Over 86th St.

The Indianapolis Department of Public Works (DPW) is planning a bridge maintenance project for Keystone Avenue over 86th Street. The project includes improvements to the existing north- and south-bound bridges and approaches. The existing bridge super and substructure will remain in place. The bridge deck will be removed and replaced (and widened). DPW indicated Keystone Avenue […]

First Baptist Athletics Spring Sports Calendar Posted

Check out the FBA Sports Calendar. “The primary goal of FBA is to provide an environment which is conducive to learning sports fundamentals, good team work, and respect.  Winning is a goal, but not the goal.  FBA offers the best in youth sports in Indianapolis.  Not only do we have a sound philosophy counter to a youth sports […]

Light Cafe

The Light Cafe is a public cafe, run by the students of the J. Everett Light (JEL) Center! When you eat at the Light Cafe, you are directly supporting the Culinary Arts program at North Central High School – J.Everett Light Center. Here students learn Advanced Culinary Techniques, Protein Fabrication, Artisanal Breads, Regional Desserts, Global Cuisine, Restaurant/Hotel Management, and […]

Indy to Promote Vibrant Neighborhoods

Indy’s 2014 Strategic Plan Goal 7: LiveIndy Ultimately, there is no stronger vote of acknowledgment of a community’s success than to have residents living in its borders. In the months ahead, city officials, along with key community and neighborhood representatives will launch an initiative to bring attention to the opportunities of living in Indy. This initiative […]

Indy to Promote New Cultural Districts

Indy’s 2014 Strategic Plan Goal 6: Encourage Citizen Engagement and Connection People want to live in communities where they feel a sense of belonging, connection, and responsibility to their neighborhood’s well-being. Furthermore, people want to live somewhere fun. They want access to unique places and spaces that inspire creativity and camaraderie. Key Action: Promote new cultural districts […]

Daubenspeck Community Nature Park

Daubenspeck Community Nature Park is a rare, green-space haven of approximately 22 acres at 8900 Ditch Road in Nora. The park is approximately 22 acres and consists of a 14-acre tall -grass prairie, 1 acre of emergent wetlands, 7 acres of forested riparian habitat. You’ll be welcomed by mowed grass trails, benches to rest, peaceful woods, open prairie, bridges and […]

Al Wood Place

This humble micro park in the heart of Nora is a perfect spot to take a quick break. Al Wood Place is located on 86th Street just across from the fire department. It is the namesake of Mr. Al Wood, Nora Northside Community Council (NCC) director emeritus, and the everyday superhero who fought to have the unsightly and hazardous “Nora […]

Oliver’s Woods, One of Indy’s Last Pockets of Nature

Marion County was pretty much paved over decades ago, but nestled here and there are still some pockets of the natural life. The most striking of these is a patch of ground at 8825 River Road that’s owned by the Central Indiana Land Trust. It’s hemmed in by the six loud, fast lanes of I-465 […]