West Michigan Street Festival!

Imagine a new West Michigan Street! On Saturday, August 13th from 11am–4pm West Michigan Street will be transformed into a thriving, connected business and cultural corridor. Near West neighbors and Great Places 2020, in partnership with Big Car Collaborative, have been working to create a new and improved community for all to enjoy. West Michigan…

New “Add an Event” Feature

We are pleased to announce that we have added an “Add an Event” submission feature on our website. Do you have an event happening in Near West Indy? Share it with us so we can add it to our community calendar! We will try to meet the demand for all events, but we aren’t always…

Market Stand Thursdays Coming August 2016!

Are you looking for local, freshly picked produce? Look no further than Near West! Steven Steeples Farm, with Christel House Academy West, have planned Market Stand Thursday’s for every Thursday from August 4th through October 14th, 2016! They will have freshly picked, local produce for sale. Dates: Thursdays. August 4th through October 14th, 2016. Times:…

Flow Fest This Saturday!

There is a new, exciting, free, and family-friendly event happening in Indy! The first annual Flow Fest – an arts and cultural festival – will be from 3-8pm on Saturday, July 9th at Historic Central State Mansion (202 Steeples Blvd). Join us for a day of sun, fun, music, theatre, dance, visual arts, magic, clowns, bubbles, balloons,…

Art Park Update! Campaign Extended to June 24!

We were supposed to wrap up the Patronicity crowdfunding campaign for the River West Art Park two weeks ago, but we have been allowed to continue the campaign until June 24th! Even if we don’t ultimately reach our goal, your donation will still count, and the art park will still be created. We hope to bring…

Art Park Update! New Perk Added for Donors!

Thank you to everyone who has donated to help build the Multigenerational Art Park so far! We only have 7 days left of the crowdfunding campaign! We have added a new perk for donors! Donate $10 or more and receive recognition on this website at: NearWestIndy.com/Great-Places-2020/RiverWestArtParkDonors Learn More & Donate at Patronicity.com/NearWest Thanks for your…

Help Create a New Art Park!

As part of the Great Places 2020 River West initiative, a Multi-Generational Art Park will be built at 518 N. Pershing Avenue, near the Christamore House. The park will be a place where youth and the young at heart can gather to observe and appreciate public art and engage in interactive activities that stimulate their minds. The space will…

Great Indy Cleanup is This Saturday!

Join us for the Great Indy Cleanup this Saturday, April 16th! KIB’s Great Indy Cleanup is an anti-litter program in partnership with the City of Indianapolis designed to assist individuals and community groups combat heavy litter and debris that has accumulated in public spaces such as streets, alleys, greenspaces and waterways. Through coordinating a community cleanup…

Operation Safe Surrender

Operation Safe Surrender is an opportunity for persons with outstanding warrants for Level 6 Felonies and Misdemeanors in Marion County to have their warrants reviewed and potentially resolved on site instead of being arrested. Additional services will be available by concerned community partners. Check to see if you, or someone you love have a warrant by…

Help Us Name the Entrepreneurship Center!

A small business resource center will be opening on Michigan Street this year! This center will support the launch of entrepreneurial ventures (someone who has a hobby, talent, or skill that they would like to turn into a business) and support existing start-up businesses in hopes to create jobs for the area and ultimately populate…