Weekend Indiana

Baseball can't get here soon enough. Because that means the wind chill won't feel like a room occupied by Jim Irsay during a Colts losing streak. As Spring Training begins, this - if you are a baseball fan or if you just remember what life was like in the 1970's - will get you...
This is how you do a Super Bowl commercial. Or any commercial. So well produced that you only have to air it one time. And you reap the benefits forever. And it was only meant to be shown in one small (but gorgeous) part of the fruited plain - Savannah, Georgia. Disclosure; we...
No, the picture has nothing to do with the show. I just like it. And it needs to be baseball season yesterday. First, Julie Butcher. Her mother was the first principal of Amy Beverland Elementary School, and Julie helped start the petition to rename the school after the second...
Leonard Hoops (Visit Indy photo) If I had a nickel for every person who told me Visit Indy was "cooking the books", that Indy actually didn't lose any business after the contentious debate over the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) and whether it would lead to...
"She could sing the phone book, and I'd listen to it." - Stan Lehr, noted WIBC news anchor. The she, in this case, is the marvelous Vikki Carr, who has been a star for five decades. Sure, there is "It Must Be Him", which propelled her to stardom (and was almost censored - that...
(image courtesy of KrzysztofUrbanski.com) "It is a privilege to be human." Have you ever thought about that? Krzysztof Urbanski has, apparently since the days in which he was planning on simultaneously studying music and physics. Why didn't he? "I focused on music, and never...
The ball fell off this dork's finger right after the pic was taken, despite Zeus McClurkin's best effort You have seen the water gag dozens of times. It's still funny, unless you get hit with the bucket of water. Nah, its even funny then. The Harlem Globetrotters haven't done...
Milan High (light uniforms) during their historic 1954 season (photo: Milan 54 Museum) The 1954 Milan High Indians, as they were known in the pre-PC era, have always been well known in Indiana. They became legends around the world 32 years later, and a new Kickstarter campaign...
Why do you love Indy? "It's the place to have an idea realized," said Mali Jeffers, manager of the Love Indy committee - one of the five committees that comprise Plan 2020. "If you want to accomplish something, if you want to become quickly engaged and quickly connected,...