Author: Katie Utken

Born and raised in Carmel, Katie serves as the Digital Marketing Coordinator focusing on social media efforts. Prior to joining the team, she served as the Yelp Indy marketing intern working to promote local businesses and attractions. A proud Butler University graduate, Katie loves shining a spotlight on all that Hamilton County has to offer locals and visitors alike.

Are you someone who…
     Can’t get enough of cooking competition shows?
     Seeks out Martha Stewart’s tips and tricks for party planning, home décor and beyond?
     Enjoys good food, complemented by beer, wine and spirits?

Then block off the afternoon of Sept. 29, 2018 on your calendar and make plans to be at Clay Terrace in Carmel, Indiana for the IndyStar Food & Wine Experience, brought to you by Martha Stewart.

There’s something extra special when you find a one-of-a-kind treasure after hours of browsing. Antique stores are chock-full of hidden gems, neat knick-knacks and historic pieces. Below, we highlight just a few of the places you can go antique shopping in Carmel, Noblesville and Westfield, Indiana.

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines: the greatest month in racing has arrived! Speedway, Indiana may be the epicenter of epic action, but the celebrations extend throughout the central Indiana community. We’re proud to partner with our friends at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for a collaborative effort to promote the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 throughout the region.

Here are 10 ways to toast to the race on Indy's northside.

When was the last time you had a memorable meal? The one that you makes you instantly go “mmm” and tell all your friends about for weeks on end.

We rounded up a list of ten can’t-miss, signature, mouthwatering dishes to try in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville and Westfield, Indiana. Read on and prepare to drool!

Beercation: it's a thing. A vacation dedicated to sipping and sampling the local ales, stouts and IPAs. Located north of Indy, Hamilton County is home to more than 20 traditional breweries and gastropubs that serve beer.

Read below to find the brew that will make your heart hoppy.

Following the success of the Carmel Chriskindlmarkt, the City of Carmel is launching Festival of Ice now through March 11 at the Ice at Center Green, located between the Carmel Palladium and Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre, just steps away from Carmel City Center.

 

It’s the perfect time to discover a new restaurant or visit an old favorite, because Devour Indy presented by Faegre Baker Daniels returns Jan. 22 – Feb. 4, 2018.  More than 200 restaurants are participating in Indy’s City Wide Dining Experience, offering three-course, value-priced menus. No coupon or ticket is needed – simply visit the eatery of your choosing and ask for the special Devour menu.

Devour Indy’s lineup includes a number of north side options, including 23 restaurants in Hamilton County.  See the full list below, make a reservation and start planning how you’ll devour all that they have to offer!

The Best New Sledding Hill: Koteewi Run

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by Katie Utken

Hit the slopes this winter right here in Hamilton County, Indiana - just north of Indy. Koteewi Run Seasonal Slopes is a snow tubing hill now open in Strawtown Koteewi Park in Noblesville, Indiana. Experience this thrilling outdoor winter adventure for yourself. Here’s what you need to know before you hit the hill.