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INDIANAPOLIS — After a successful first run last summer, “Friends of 38th Street” has decided to continue its family-friendly event “Blues & BBQ on 38th” annually. The Friends of 38th Street’s Blues & BBQ event returns to the north side on Saturday, August 27. It’s one of several events organized by the nonprofit with the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — On Tuesday, Mayor Joe Hogsett along with the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center announced the recipients of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Grant Program. The grant money, which is funded by American Rescue Plan dollars, gives neighborhoods in Indianapolis a chance to request as much as $10,000 for projects that add quality to their neighborhood. “My thanks […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IndyGo’s newest program has a goal of providing free healthcare to anyone, regardless of health insurance status through “Wellness in Transit.” Every Tuesday from May-October, services will be available from 3-5 p.m. at the Julia M. Carson Transit Center, located at 201 Washington Street. The program’s goal is to reduce the burden for […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis woman is working to honor her late son’s memory by creating opportunities for those in need. Holly Moore’s son, Donavan Barnett, 18, was shot and killed in May 2020. Moore said her son and other family members had spent time in prison, and she knows how hard it can be […]

INDIANAPOLIS — City leaders want to hear from the community about what they’d like to see at the site of a former east side apartment complex. The former Oaktree Apartments, located at 42nd St. and Post Rd., was torn down in 2019 after becoming a hotspot for vandalism, arson fires and other crimes. The city […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Jeff Allen and Jesse Dickerson are two cousins who were thinking of ways to give back to their community. “We as men, we want to feel good and look good as well. I think that putting on a suit allows people to respect you a little more, you feel more confident, you feel […]

A local grassroots organization is starting its youth summer employment program this week, giving local kids a way to make money while keeping them out of trouble.

@kwellscomm  “Access Indy with Kim Wells” As voters head to the early voting poll on this last day of early voting Monday or when the polls open Tuesday on Election Day, one of the issues that they’ll have to address on their ballot is the Marion County Transit Plan Referendum. One organization is in full support of […]

The American Red Cross is holding its first-ever national “Giving Day” today. The 24-hour fundraising effort supports the work that the organization does throughout the year in communities every day, not just when there’s a disaster to respond to. Here’s how you can help. Go to RedCross.Org or call 1-800-Red-Cross to make a donation. The […]