The Blog
Hilary Cox & Her “Best. Week. Ever.”

Hilary Cox, a new KIB Urban Naturalist, was so excited about her first week working with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, that she put together this awesome piece mapping out her work week! She appropriately titled it, “Best. Week. Ever.” I hope her story inspires you as much as it inspired me! Enjoy. Best. Week. Ever.  If you are like me, you … Read more

KIB Volunteers & Some Good Clean Type II Fun

Type II fun is the best kind of fun. You’ve never heard of Type II fun?! According to Alex Blackmer, “[…] it’s that sort of experience that sticks with you: miserable and hateful while its happening, legendary when it’s over. Getting lost, getting cold, getting hungry, getting wet, getting scared and coming out on top; that’s the stuff you remember. … Read more

Watering Crews on the Move

It’s that time of year again! Summer is quickly approaching. That means we are reaching the end of planting season, and diving quickly into watering season. We have over 50,000 trees planted this summer with the help from our awesome volunteers and funders, of course. With a number like that, KIB contracts outside watering crews to help water the trees … Read more

ENGINE Initiative – “Propelling inner-city youth into a positive and successful future.”

Danny Marquez, the head of ENGINE Initiative, did a lot of work and coordinating with KIB during the creating and constructing of Purpose Park. Danny’s story behind ENGINE is very inspiring, and I am lucky enough to get to share it with the rest of the community.  Tell me a little about ENGINE Initiative and its goals. The vision for … Read more

Micah Mosley

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: Sales Representative at Tower Garden. What neighborhood do you live in? I live in the heart of the Broad Ripple community. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis?  My favorite place in all of Indianapolis is hands down the Monon Trail (preferably 61st to 42nd street). I have spent countless hours on it running, biking and walking with … Read more