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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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Lights, Camera, Action

Greenwood High School Alum Lands Internship With Pat McAfee Writer / Michelle Kaufman  Photographer / Brian Brosmer Liam Pineiro is taking his passion for making videos and energetic personality to a national audience this summer while also being the CEO of a new video production company. Pineiro started his YouTube channel in 2015 and got 30 subscribers within a couple of months. After taking a break, he began getting around 1,000 subscribers per month in 2016 and currently has more than 10,000, including some from New Zealand. Pineiro records parts of most of his videos in front of a floor-to-ceiling ...

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Caring When It Counts

Local Businesses Offer Home Care Solutions  Writer / Joshua Deisler  From real estate assistance to home health care, two different local businesses are assisting the elderly in their own unique ways. Harlon Wilson can never forget driving to his father’s house, realizing his dad would not be there to greet him. He remembers staring at the rooms filled with old possessions and thought about all the work he had to do, including organizing generations of belongings and handling his dad’s affairs at his new nursing home. He had no choice but to get busy. It was this memory that led him ...

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Love People Well

Former GCA elementary principal starts new journey after 14 years. Writer & Photographer / Hannah Jones  Flip Flops and Bible class are her specialties. Mrs. Stephanie Schellin, beloved elementary principal and Bible teacher of Greenwood Christian Academy, served as “mom-away-from-home” to elementary children and mentor to middle school girls for years. Having served the school for fourteen years, she is ready to pursue a new calling.   Moving to Greenwood, Indiana from Ohio, Mrs. Schellin wanted to enroll her children in a Christian school. She decided on Greenwood Christian Academy, a private school in Greenwood, where she found a secretary job ...

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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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