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Mallow Run Winery: Work Hard, Picnic Often

Writer / Michelle Kaufman Photographer / Brian Brosmer Mallow Run Winery sits on a 600-acre farm in Bargersville that has been in the Richardson family since 1835. The winery’s name, Mallow Run, is a creek that runs through the property and was named after owner Bill Richardson’s great-great-great grandfather, George Mallow, who settled on the property in 1835. “The creek was named after him at some point, I actually found that [out] on a map when I was a student at Purdue,” Bill says. “I didn’t know that the creek even had a name.” Bill Richardson and his wife, Laura, ...

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Salty Siren Tattoo Lounge Takes Top Spot On Indy A List

Writer / Matt Roberts Photographer / Brian Brosmer On a bright spring morning, Jeremiah Floyd unlocks the front door of the Salty Siren Tattoo Lounge. Inside are comfortable couches and brightly colored walls decorated in a nautical theme. It doesn’t look like a typical tattoo and piercing shop. “We don’t want it to look like Satan’s basement,” he says. Jeremiah and his wife Lenny are owners of Salty Siren, located at 480 East Main Street in Greenwood. Open for just over a year, they’re trying to update common perceptions of the industry that include dark, sketchy spaces populated by bikers ...

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Greenwood Dad of the Year: Randy Bauer

Writer / Christy Heitger-Ewing Photographer / Brian Brosmer Shelby Bauer, 24, nominated her father as Greenwood’s Dad of the Year because in her eyes — and in the eyes of many —he’s mighty special. Randy’s younger daughter, Samantha, was born with Rett Syndrome, a rare genetic neurological and developmental disorder that affects the way the brain develops, rendering the patient unable to walk or talk. Samantha, now 21, is wheelchair-bound and has been 100 percent dependent on others for all of her care since birth. Though Randy and his wife, Tammy, took turns juggling tasks, with a bit of outside ...

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Greenwood Announces New Park

Officials to gather public input on plan, desired amenities for Grassy Creek Park From City of Greenwood GREENWOOD, Ind. – The City of Greenwood has a new addition to its parks system, and officials are expressing their excitement to develop the city’s newest public amenity. This week, city officials announced plans to develop Grassy Creek Park, sitting on roughly 10 acres along Worthsville Road on the city’s southeast side. The park’s official address is 602 E. Worthsville Rd. Grassy Creek Park is Greenwood’s 15th park and brings the total footprint of public green space in the city to more than ...

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Smallcakes Packs Big Flavor

Greenwood Cupcakery Will Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Writer  /  Heather Simpson Photographer  /  Madison Simpson A honeymoon in Destin, Florida may not seem like the place to find a career, but that is exactly what this Greenwood couple did. They took their dream of owning and operating a Smallcakes Cupcakery and turned it into a reality. Before this dream began, Aaron and Megan Evans lived fairly normal lives. Aaron worked as a Pepsi Sales Representative and together they operated a Brownberry Distribution route. She says she grew up owning businesses with her family, so one can see why this path ...

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Greenwood Stylists Open Luxe 349 Hair Studio

Writer  /  Cathy Wendorff Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer Everything came together at the right time for new business partners, Jennifer Smith and Priscilla Witham, while opening Luxe 349 Hair Studio. Combining the efforts of their talented husbands with family and friends, they converted the previous dog grooming setup into a chic transformation in less than four months. Their journey of friendship began more than 10 years ago, while working together for three years at a Greenwood salon. Remaining friends while Jennifer worked in Franklin, they reunited again at another Southside salon in 2012. Over the next four years, their friendship ...

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Making a Fashion Statement

JenDaisy Boutique is Uplifting Women through Fashion Writer  /  Michelle Kaufman Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer When Jen Russell walks into her store, JenDaisy Boutique, she enters a customer-focused mindset. Russell opened the boutique in November 2012. In her previous job in the hotel industry, customer service was the top priority, but the young girls working weren’t really educated on women’s bodies and how they change through things such as pregnancy and weight gain and loss. She also saw similar experiences when talking with her girlfriends. “I just decided that I wanted to uplift women and that I could do it ...

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2017 Greenwood Dad of the Year Finalists

You’ve sent in your nominations, and now it’s time to decide the Dad of the Year! The following are finalists for 2017 Greenwood Dad of the Year. Visit atgreenwood.com to cast your vote for the winner. The deadline to vote is May 12, and you can vote once daily until then. Cody Street Nominated by Monica Street, who says: My husband is an amazing dad to our four young kids despite a back injury and other injuries he sustained during his time in the army. Even though he is medically retired, he shows his dedication to our family by working ...

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Raining Success: Greenwood-based Forecaster Turns Hobby Into Million Dollar Business

Writer  /  Michelle Kaufman Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer What started as a hobby and passion six years ago has now turned into a million dollar business in Greenwood. BAMWX was co-founded in May 2011 and now employs six people. Co-founder and chief meteorologist Michael Clark says forecasting started as a hobby and something that he did for fun. “We were putting out weather forecasts on social media and they were pretty good, they were pretty accurate, and we had people who would suggest that maybe we start charging, kind of start our own private service,” Clark says. “It’s something I’ve ...

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GCA Bowler Makes Indiana History

Alexandra Ross becomes first Hoosier to win two state bowling titles. Writer / Matt Roberts Photographer / Brian Brosmer Alexandra Ross is inside Southern Bowling Center in late afternoon on a weekday. The Greenwood teenager is talking about her high school bowling career with a reporter when a friend stops by to chat. After some small talk, the friend says “Oh yeah, how did you do in the state tournament?” Ross giggles, “I won.” Most people would feel fortunate to give that answer once. But Alexandra is the only high school bowler in Indiana history that can say that about ...

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