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Carmel Artmobilia: Carmel’s Celebration of the Art in Automotive


Each year, this unique event features a distinct gathering of recognized artists, collector cars and automotive enthusiasts, showcased on the streets of the Carmel Arts & Design District. With more than 400 enthusiast and collector cars on the streets of Carmel, the Artomobilia boasts one of the most eclectic gatherings of original, period-correct cars, including Supercar, Exotic, Sports Car, Classics, Racers, Historically Preserved, Indiana Built and Sedan/Coupe, and will be featuring two new classes, Antique Trucks and Restomods. Each year, the Artomobilia highlights a selection of automotive anomalies that are as interesting as they are distinct. In past years, this ...

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Tuning In Indiana


Here are some local, Indiana based podcasts that talk about everything from local news to design Writer / Demi Lawrence Larry in Fishers Larry Lannan, founder of his own podcast LarryInFishers, has been delivering news to Fishers residents since 2012. He releases audio podcasts weekly, but he updates his website with Fishers news and columns daily. Writing for many different publications before, Larry is an award-winning journalist with experience in government service. Larry has two main subject matters on which he does podcasts: Arts & Fishers Podcasts as well as Tax Podcasts. He does other podcasts, but on his website LarryinFishers.com, ...

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It’s a New Day at Direct Buy: Membership is Now Affordable For Everyone


What if you could shop directly from over 700 of the world’s best brand name manufacturers with a savings guarantee? What if someone made these great prices and this vast selection of products incredibly convenient? It would sound too good to be true. That and much more is what DirectBuy has offered its clients for years. However, recently they made this all available at a remarkably affordable price. For those not familiar with DirectBuy, it’s a savings club that utilizes the buying power of its members to negotiate with manufacturers great prices on top brands for your home and lifestyle. ...

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Launching Causes


Writer / Kara Kavensky Reibel  • Photography / Provided There are over sixty-five co-working spaces throughout the state of Indiana, with additional locations announced almost weekly in the news. In speaking with nonprofits who are members of these co-working spaces, they do not don’t get as much out of the fellowship and collaboration as the members of for-profit businesses. Steven Shattuck of Bloomerang, a SaaS (software as a service) platform for nonprofits, felt there was opportunity for a co-working space for nonprofits to reap the benefits of working in close quarters. “There are few people to talk to about putting ...

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The BMW Championship Returns to Carmel


Writer / Janelle Morrison Photos submitted by PGA TOUR Images In just a few weeks, golf spectators will soon be lined up along the Crooked Stick Golf Club to watch the world’s top 70 players play in the 2016 BMW Championship in Carmel. The BMW Championship is the penultimate event in the PGA TOUR’s FedEx Cup Playoffs. Players like Phil Mickelson, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Robert Garrigus will return to Carmel’s premiere golf course September 6-11. The Crooked Stick Golf Club hosted the BMW Championship in 2012. Built in 1964 by the famous course architects Pete and Alice Dye, ...

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The City of Carmel Takes Center Stage at the USCM and Abroad


Writer / Janelle Morrison • Photos submitted Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard, one of the trustees for the United States Conference of Mayors, recapped some of what he and his fellow mayors focused on throughout the conference hosted by Mayor Hogsett of Indianapolis. Mayor Brainard co-hosted an evening for the mayors in attendance that brought them into downtown Carmel where they were treated to a night of first-class dining and entertainment. “The mayors left the J.W. Marriott and were provided a police escort by the City of Indianapolis,” Brainard said. “Mayor Joe Hogsett and I produced a video that they watched ...

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A Historic Weekend with the Nation’s Mayors


Writer / Janelle Morrison Photos submitted by USCM Since 1932, The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM), the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more, and its member mayors have come together nationally to help meet the challenges and issues facing our nation’s cities. This year, Mayor Joe Hogsett from Indianapolis hosted the 84th Annual USCM at the J.W. Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. Under the leadership of the USCM President Baltimore (MD) Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake (now past president) and host Indianapolis (IN) Mayor Joe Hogsett, hundreds of the nation’s mayors gathered in Indiana for their Annual ...

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More than Just a Little Brown Car


Writer / Janelle Morrison Photos submitted In 2008, Candyce Jones set out on a journey of self-discovery and re-invention upon the passing of her husband, Jim. Jones and her husband spent many years and countless miles cruising in his 1973 Sepia Porsche 911S coupe. The time had come to either “drive it or sell it,” and she knew that she had no interest in selling it. “Becoming a ‘car chick’ was never on my horizon, but stepping into that unfamiliar arena of car enthusiasts has proven to be a wonderful adventure,” Jones explained. “The brown car and the Porsche community ...

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A Lady of Automotive Aristocracy


Writer / Janelle Morrison Photographer / JJ Kaplan Automobile racing and car collecting were traditionally male dominated occupations and hobbies since their inceptions. Today, more women car enthusiasts are showing and competing in auto shows, and we have seen more women racecar drivers qualifying in a variety of automobile races around the globe. Raised in an auto racing family among racing “royalty,” Joan Voyles knows plenty about the adrenaline rushes, the dangers and the greatness that automobiles and racing can generate. Voyles’s father was the famed 1950 Indianapolis 500 winner Johnnie Parsons. He is the only Indy 500 winner to ...

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Eleven Fifty Academy Alumnus Successfully Manipulates Pokemon GO!


The most popular mobile app of all time, Pokemon GO, requires users to get outside and move around, which is a happy change to most character-based apps. Like the franchise’s original lead character, Ash Ketchum, players must go on a walkabout to discover and collect new Pokemon. That remained true, however, until a few programmers around the world spoofed the system. One of those programmers is an alumnus from Eleven Fifty Academy in Carmel, Indiana. Pokemon GO is generating more activity than Facebook and porn combined. The statistics are mind-blowing. It’s reached epic proportions within days of launch, earning millions ...

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