Arts Council of Indianapolis receives NEA Grant

Arts Council of Indianapolis receives NEA Grant for arts-based Community Development Investment in Indianapolis’ neighborhoods.   Indianapolis, IN— The Arts Council of Indianapolis has been awarded a $50,000 Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for a program aimed at crime prevention and public safety for the Near Eastside.  The award is one of 89 announced […]

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The Near Eastsides Very Own Auto History

We’re only 8 days away from the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500. While it’s well known around the world that Indy is a racing town, there is an abundance of racing history located on the Near Eastside and in the Promise Zone. Circle City Industrial Complex The Circle City Industrial Complex, or locally known as CCIC or “Big Blue”, is […]

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Roche Annual Day of Service

Pogue’s Run Art & Nature Park will receive a makeover this Friday, May 5, with the help of more than 200 Roche Diagnostics (Roche) employees as part of its annual Day of Service event with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB). This year volunteers will be working in the Pogue’s Run Art and Nature Park to plant 100 trees—and sprucing up […]

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Outreach Inc.’s New Building

Outreach Inc., a youth homeless ministry on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis, is having a grand opening for their new Program Center, which is located at 2416 E New York St Indianapolis, IN 46201. All are welcome, so invite your friends and join us on Monday April 17th from 9am – 7pm. Learn more.  

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Shepherd Community Center Donation Opportunity

Shepherd Community Center is in need of donations for their food pantry. Every Saturday Shepherd serves as many as 50 households through their food pantry. This program allows them to meet physical needs as well as build face-to-face relationships with neighbors in need. However, the pantry is currently running extremely low to meet the needs of the neighborhood families, and they […]

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The Business of Art Workshop

  Indianapolis Downtown Artists and Dealers Association (IDADA) will team up with Ruckus Makerspace for “The Business of Art: Indy’s Evolving Scene”, a workshop giving tips and guidance to artists wanting to sell their art or take better advantage of local opportunities. The workshop will be hosted at Ruckus Makerspace, in the Circle City Industrial Complex, 1125 Brookside Ave, on […]

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Near Eastside Business Survey

Are you a business owner on the Near Eastside? Complete this survey created by Near East Area Renewal so they can know how to better serve you and your business’ needs. The goal of the survey is to collect information from businesses about needed assistance, collect information about the business’ customer base, and gain a basic understanding of business stability on the […]

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