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Katie Utken
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.

A Full List of Hamilton County Restaurants Participating in Devour Indy

It’s the perfect time to discover a new restaurant or visit an old favorite, because Devour Indy Winterfest presented by Faegre Drinker returns Jan. 24 - Feb. 6, 2021. Dozens of restaurants are participating in Indy’s city-wide dining event, offering value-priced menus. No coupon or ticket is needed – simply visit the restaurant of your choice and ask for the Devour Indy menu. Right now it’s more important than ever to support and celebrate our restaurants. Support local and dine-in or carry-out! Devour Indy’s lineup includes a number of northside options, including these restaurants in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond. See the full list below, make a reservation and start planning how you’ll devour all they have to offer…

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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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Best Places for a Winter Hike in Hamilton County, Indiana

There's a saying that goes, "There's no such thing as bad weather - only bad clothing." The temperatures may be below freezing, but that shouldn’t stop you from bundling up and getting outdoors in Indiana this winter. Put on your thickest socks and a few extra layers and take a winter hike outside. Here is a list of the best places to take a winter walk in Hamilton County, Indiana - just north of Indianapolis…

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Find These HamCo Businesses at Yelp's Totally Virtual Bazaar

You're invited to Yelp's Totally Virtual Bazaar 2020! This annual holiday soirée is decking the halls in a different way this year. Join your favorite local businesses all of November and December at 6 free virtual events that are bound to spice up your at-home festivities. Find more information and RSVP here and check out Yelp's Totally Virtual Bazaar Indiana Gift Guide here…

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