Shauna L Nosler

Shauna L Nosler

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Best Local Venues for Live Music in Indianapolis

Indianapolis has its fair share of large concert venues―ones that can seat upwards of 70,000 people at that―but the city also has all kinds of smaller, more intimate settings where you can enjoy your favorite bands. Here's a short, but diverse list ...

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6 Bars On The University of Oregon Campus

Like most college watering holes, the bars on the University of Oregon's campus are many and their loyal patrons vary greatly in taste, age and personality. What makes one bar a favorite spot for one person, might make it another's least favorite. Bu......

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Best Place to Stop Along the Southern Part of Hwy 65

If you live in the Midwest and you plan to travel south in search of warmer weather this winter—or for spring break or an extended weekend for that matter—plan to stop in Montgomery, Alabama; a city with a rich history and thriving downto......

Marriott bar article
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Where to Watch College Football in Indianapolis

Yes, yes. It's still summer—but, if you're a college football fan, you're probably itching for the season to start. Good news, you'll be able to scratch that itch in no time with the official first day of college football competition beginning Friday, August 26th when California takes on Hawaii at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia ...

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Most Haunted Places in Indianapolis

Everyone loves a good haunting and here in the Hoosier state there are plenty of places to get your scare on. Here is a short list of five places near downtown Indy known to be more than a bit eerie and thought by many to be haunted. Just know that...

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What to do in Indianapolis When Your Flight is Delayed

It's no fun to be stranded. Well, unless you're on a tropical island with no care in the world. But, if you're flying the friendly skies trying to make it home for your son's baseball game, or trying to get to a work event on time, and hear a voice...

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2016 Indianapolis Food, Wine and Art Festivals

Indianapolis is known by many as the "Racing Capital of the World"—but come this August 26-28, the Circle City will look and feel more like a food and wine lovers paradise than a car-racing mecca ...

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5 Fun-filled Oktoberfest Celebrations in Indianapolis

The original Oktoberfest was a celebration of the marriage between Bavarian Prince Ludwig I and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen. Held October 12, 1810, it's not clear whether or not the soon to be king wore lederhosen or not, but ever since,......

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Celebrate National Oyster Day in Indianapolis

August 5 is National Oyster Day,which is great if you love the little Bivalvia and happen to live in a coastal town, but what if you're in landlocked Indianapolis? Where can you find a hearty supply of fresh-shucked oysters ...

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Best Events For Summer 2016 in Indianapolis

Like many cities, Indianapolis has its fair share of big and small events planned for the upcoming summer months. And with everything from a Pride Week parade, to a visit from the U.S. Air Force's oldest living Tuskegee pilot, to the world's biggest......

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Tour the University of Oregon's Coolest Buildings

The University of Oregon is nestled in the heart of Eugene, Oregon. A medium-sized, college town with nearly 160,000 residents, Eugene is known for its picturesque surroundings including a river that runs through the center of town and thousands of evergreens that line the city streets ...

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Five new restaurants to try in Indy in 2016

Just like everyone has their favorite foods, everyone also has their favorite restaurants. And though it's hard sometimes to breakout and try something new, if you live in Indianapolis — or if you're just passing through — here are a few......

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How to do Chicago's theatre district from Indianapolis

Over 17 million people live within a 150 mile radius of Chicago. Enlarge that by another 35 miles and you can add a few more million people with the inclusion of Indianapolis and a number of outlying smaller towns. So, if you're one of those millions......

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Where Rare Pokemon Hide

If you've been playing Pokémon GO for a while, then no doubt the excitement at catching a Weedle, or a Pidgey or any one of the more common placed creatures has long since faded. But catching the rarer, more sought after Pokémon can be a challenge, even for seasoned trainers ...

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7 Places to Workout in Downtown Indianapolis

Whether you're passing through Indianapolis on a business trip, here for a long weekend of fun, or live in the downtown area, one thing's for sure—there's no excuse for not sticking to your fitness routine. And the options for working out in In......