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Katie Utken
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Katie Utken

Born and raised in Carmel, Katie serves as the Marketing and Communications Manager focusing on social media and public relations 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.

Visit Koteewi Run Seasonal Slopes this Winter

Hit the slopes this winter right here in Hamilton County, Indiana - just north of Indy. Koteewi Run Seasonal Slopes is a snow tubing hill at 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…

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Things to Do in Fishers District

It’s no secret that Fishers, Indiana has grown rapidly the past few years. Fishers' newest dining and shopping destination is Fishers District, an 18-acre mixed-use development on the southeast corner of 116th Street and I-69. It’s hard to keep track of the countless businesses that have opened at…

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How to Celebrate Tourney Time in Hamilton County, Indiana

As the saying goes, in 49 states, it’s just basketball…but this is Indiana. The month of March is synonymous with college hoops and the Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. This year, the entire tournament will be played right here in Central Indiana. Be a part of the local excitement -  safely! - with these events in Hamilton County…

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Hamilton County: Like a Local

Who better to recommend what to do, see, eat and explore in Hamilton County than the people who live and work here? We asked a few locals to tell us where they take out-of-town guests, why they love living in Hamilton County and more. Carmel Fishers Noblesville Westfield Northern Towns Carmel…

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Pivot to Positivity: 9th Street Bistro in Noblesville

The best-laid plans often go awry, and that saying rang true in 2020. For restaurateurs Rachel and Samir Mohammad, their plans to open a neighborhood bistro in Noblesville changed when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in spring 2020. But the couple pivoted their business to serve the community and so far, it’s been a success…

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Hot & New Restaurants in Hamilton County

Amidst the challenges 2020 has brought the local restaurant community, Hamilton County’s food scene continues to grow. Restaurants and cafés have quietly opened for business – and many to rave reviews. We’ve highlighted a number of noteworthy new businesses that opened just before or during the COVID-19 pandemic that you may have missed…

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A Guide to Birding in Hamilton County, Indiana

According to the American Audubon Society, there are more than 47 million birders in the United States. The observation of birds as a recreational activity has grown in popularity, and there are plenty of places to go birding in Indiana, including parks here in Hamilton County. “How do I start birding? What do I need? How do I identify birds? Where are the best places to bird near me?” To answer these questions and more, we talked to Amanda Smith, Superintendent of Natural Resources & Education and resident birder for the Hamilton County Parks & Recreation Department…

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