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 — Colts defender Yannick Ngakoue is new to the team this season and he has gone to social media to learn as much as he can about his new hometown. Things like looking for restaurant recommendations and what to do with his free time. With one single tweet a couple of weeks ago, Ngakoue […]

INDIANAPOLIS — June Barnes has felt the pain of losing a loved one before. She said her son was killed when he was shot nine times in Gary. “I lost my son, it’s been 30 years yesterday,” Barnes said. Barnes’s northside apartment is a few feet away from where 17-year-old Robert Fletcher Junior was found shot and […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Where the Monon Trail meets 30th Street on the near north side of Indianapolis, a new outdoor entertainment venue is open. The Monon Development Group’s (MDG) innovative $100 million mixed-use development “Monon 30” is beginning to form with the opening of “The Cradle.” Right off of Dr. Andrew J Brown Avenue, The Cradle […]

The first 50 patrons were able to get free passes to Heartland Films' upcoming Indy Shorts.

The gunman was shot and killed by a good Samaritan.

The 2022 Indiana Black Expo's Summer Celebration kicked off last Thursday (July 1) with an ecumenical service at Grace Apostolic Church.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis City-County Council is aiming to strike a balance between giving to those in need and ensuring public safety. On Monday night, the council introduced Prop 256 which will require organizations that give donations to those in need to register with the Office of Public Health and Safety. Noting evidence that charitable distributions of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A conversation about diversity in the workforce was held during a panel discussion at Indiana Black Expo on Monday. “We have talent in Indiana who are diverse,” moderator Akila Darden said. Darden is the Director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at IU Health Design and Construction. She said diversity is more than just […] INDIANAPOLIS — An IMPD officer is in serious but stable condition after a crash on the city’s northeast side, according to officials. According to Lawrence Fire Department Fire Chief Dino Batalis, an IMPD officer was involved in the accident and is in serious condition after the collision. Officers, fire personnel and EMS reported to […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Tasha Beckwith’s sprawling 100-foot-long art installation inside the Indianapolis International Airport will be reconfigured into a mural on the side of the Martens Building in downtown Indianapolis this fall. Beckwith’s massive Madam Walker Legacy Mural was unveiled at the Indy Airport in February 2021. Ahead of the big reveal last year, she told WRTV, […]