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  • Kate Franzman

    Freelance writer Kate Franzman started her career at NUVO, but lately she has taken an unexpected detour into urban farming. A field hand at Growing Places Indy, she often interviews rock stars, actors, and authors for IM. Oh, and she runs her own beekeeping business: Bee Public.

 

Artur Silva Hosts Hot Art-Infused Dance Parties

“I think the American experience is best represented in the middle of the country,” Artur Silva says, “and to talk about [that] through my work is an entry point to talking about who we are as people.” Read more...

Mastering The Tweed Ride

Dig out a dandy outfit and don't miss this side of British biking culture. Read more...

Indiana State Museum Has a New Show With Legs

Our expert pulls up a chair and assesses a new furniture exhibit. Read more...

Street Savvy: Virginia Avenue

At first whiff, you might think you’ve stumbled into a French bakery at Lilly’s Soap Kitchen (below). The handmade soaps here look like slabs of swirled pound cake and come in yummy scents. Read more...

Street Savvy: Irvington

Inside ReTULLEd, a special-occasion shop featuring bridal consignment, owner Amy Lee Bonham stocks oodles of excellently priced and often never-worn gowns, along with frocks in enough colors and lengths to please any army of bridesmaids. Nestled between an antiques shop and a florist, and with the addition of tux rentals, it’s no wonder this and other nuptial-minded businesses in the area banded together to form the Irvington Wedding Collective. 5607 E. Washington St., 358-8802, retulled.com. Read more...

STREET SAVVY: Fountain Square

Stake out a shady spot by La Margarita’s walk-up bar, right on the Cultural Trail, and settle in with muddled-strawberry ’ritas. 1043 Virginia Ave., 384-1457, lamargaritaindy.com. Read more...