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Library? Farm? Library Farm?

Recently I received a copy of the Indianapolis Public Library Strategic Plan Preview for 2015-2020.  Mission: to enrich lives and build communities through lifelong learning.  Their Vision: to be a center of knowledge, community life and innovation.  Understanding that the library’s role in the community has changed drastically over the last couple of decades, for obvious reasons, I was excited … Read more

Sarah Savage

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: I am an Interior Designer at MSKTD & Associates. I also serve as the Environmental Director on the Indiana chapter board of the International Interior Designers Association. What neighborhood do you live in? Fletcher Place What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? There’s a few of them! Top floor of the Central Library, my work-in-progress of a house, … Read more

Kevin Banich

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Roncalli High School Freshmen Football Coach and History Teacher What neighborhood do you live in? Roncalli High School is located in Indianapolis What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? I believe that the most inspiring place in Indianapolis is the Medal of Honor Memorial located on the Canal Walk. It is a humbling and inspiring place to read … Read more

Free Your Tree

At Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, we like our trees to be free. Though many people stake trees at the time of planting, this practice can actually harm trees.  Trees develop new wood in response to the forces they encounter.  For example, trees develop new wood in their trunks in response to how wind moves their trunks.  If a newly planted tree … Read more

New Public Art Initiative Announced to Beautify Numerous City Corridors

Vibrant Corridors Project that will Span Eight Indy Neighborhoods INDIANAPOLIS – (September 6, 2014) Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB), the Arts Council of Indianapolis, and Downtown Indy, along with the City of Indianapolis, announced today that they have  launched a new civic-led, neighborhood mural initiative that will beautify many of the city’s key gateways and thoroughfares. Vibrant Corridors, made possible … Read more