The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Monday, October 5, 2015.  (Open Lines Starts At 10:48 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). After a busy week with intense interviews about the passing of the late Bill Crawford and a Best of Afternoons with Amos on Friday, October 2nd, the program returned to normal issues with the main […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, September 10, 2015. (Intense In-depth Interview About Tarkington Park Renovations And Fierce Community Pushback Starts At 00:55 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Representatives of the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and Indy Parks and Recreation ran into a buzz-saw of anger and opposition to plans to renovate Tarkington Park, the […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Wednesday, September 9, 2015. (Interview On The Tarkington Park Controversy Role Of Recreation For Black Youth Starts At 46:57 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Seventy years ago, Tarkington Park, on the city block bounded by 39th, 40th, Meridian and Illinois Streets was created to serve the Butler-Tarkington neighborhoods and […]

The United States of America Cricket Association (USACA) slammed back at Indianapolis officials who on Friday said they were cancelling that controversial National Cricket Tournament scheduled for mid-August at the highly controversial $6 million World Sports Park the city built specifically for a national and international cricket tournaments.  In a press release issued Monday afternoon, […]

The City of Indianapolis employed 246 lifeguards this summer, but hired only fifteen (15) Indianapolis Public School (IPS) students; even though most of the city’s public swimming pools are located in IPS neighborhoods. That stunning and shocking statistics was finally obtained from the Department of Parks and Recreation of the City of Indianapolis after a […]

Indianapolis’ parks system is 100 years old. And new leaders of Indy Parks, the park system for the nation’s 11th largest city and the head of the private foundation that raises funds to help the city’s parks have full of new ideas on making our parks better.  Indy Parks Director John W. Williams and Indianapolis […]

Updated with NEW information. Afternoons with Amos has learned that recent media reports criticizing a local church as the “sponsor” of event where an IMPD officer was embroiled in a fake fight were totally wrong! WRTV/Channel 6 first reported over the weekend an incident where IMPD Sgt. Matthew Grimes was injured during a staged fight […]

Audio Included in Post. Audio©2010 WTLC/Radio One. Anger, disappointment, disbelief, frustration exploded on Afternoons with Amos as the community reacted to the permanent closing of the thirty-two year-old Wes Montgomery Park in a Black-majority Warren Township Neighborhood. Callers expressed their feelings while hearing the reasons for the pool’s replacement with a “spray pool”. Appearing on […]