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$5 Day Pass – Winter Pricing for Pacers Bikeshare

November 29, 2017

Pacers Bikeshare will be $5.00 from December 1 through February 28, 2018.  A day pass provides access to all 250 bikes in the system allowing pass holders to take an unlimited number of thirty minute bike share trips in a 24 hour period. “The Pacers Bikeshare system is available 365 days a year,” said Executive Director, Kären Haley. “Our $5 Winter Pricing for day passes is intended to encourage people to use Pacers Bikeshare to explore downtown and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail during the colder months.  We’re excited to kick off Pacers Bikeshare Winter Pricing during the BIG 10 Championship weekend as bike...

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#OptOutside with Free Pacers Bikeshare

November 27, 2017

Pacers Bikeshare and the Indianapolis Cultural Trail encourages everyone who will be downtown to #OptOutside and take advantage of a free, healthy activity and explore the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick on Friday, November 24. “Pacers Bikehare is a fantastic way to get exercise and explore our city on a bicycle” said Indianapolis Cultural Trail Executive Director, Kären Haley. “So many people will be downtown shopping on Black Friday and enjoying the day off of work; we provide free access to Pacers Bikeshare as way for them to #OptOutside and enjoy the eight acres of...

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Tales from the Trail: Ken & Roberta Avidor

October 30, 2017

  How does the Indy Cultural Trail connect you to the city? Ken and I are car-free by choice. The Cultural Trail connects us to almost everything we need. We walk or bike to get our groceries, go to the hardware store, museums, coffee shops, brewpubs and all the other places we want to go. We are both Urban Sketchers, so the Cultural Trail provides us with a lot of material. What is your favorite spot downtown? My favorite spot is the City Market, especially the balcony seating area. I’m a fan of the Mile Square Coffee stand, along with...

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Cultural Trail Connections

October 4, 2017

We’re hosting Cultural Trail Connections, a gallery show in conjunction with First Friday’s on Friday, October 6, from 7:00pm-10:00pm! Cultural Trail Connections will highlight 10 local artists who have designed new, creative interpretations of the Cultural Trail’s illustrated map, originally created more than 10 years ago.   The gallery show, which is free and open to the public, is an opportunity to view the artists creations and is a silent auction fundraiser for the Cultural Trail gardens. All pieces of art are framed by The Great Frame Up in downtown Indianapolis and ready to go home with the highest bidder. Bids will start at $60 and is...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet Alexa

September 9, 2017

Name: Alexa Halstead Studio where you teach: CITYOGA Type of Yoga you teach: Vinyasa Number of years teaching: 4 Favorite yoga pose: Goddess Other occupation: Server If I had unlimited time I would… travel the world This is also the 4th year CITYOGA has participated in Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk. We are so grateful for their continued support of this special event. Thank you, Alexa, for joining us for Peace Walk Yoga. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to sign up for Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk, Monday, 9/11, 6:15am to begin your day with peace, reflection and teachings from Alexa and many other talented...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet: Amanda

September 8, 2017

Name: Amanda McCarty Studio where you teach: Tree House Yoga Type of Yoga you teach: Vinyasa Number of years teaching: 4 Favorite yoga pose: Half moon or triangle Other occupation: Stylist, health coach If I had unlimited time I would… make more jewelery This is the 4th year Tree House Yoga has participated in Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk. We are so grateful for their continued support of this special event. Thank you, Amanda, for joining us for Peace Walk Yoga. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to sign up for Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk, Monday, 9/11, 6:15am to begin your day with...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet: Carly

September 7, 2017

Name: Carly Daley Studio where you teach: The Hot Room Downtown and Uptown Type of Yoga you teach: Hot Power Vinyasa and Yin Yoga Number of years teaching: 3 Favorite yoga pose: My favorite pose is the pose I am doing, I love the practice. Other occupation: CResearcher in health informatics If I had unlimited time I would… meet as many people as possible all over the world. The Hot Room Downtown is located at Alabama and New York St just off the Cultural Trail, we’re practically neighbors! Thank you, Carly, for joining us for the Peace Walk Yoga. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet: Kristine

September 5, 2017

Name: Kristine Camrom Studio where you teach: kOMpose Type of Yoga you teach: Vinyasa and Yi Number of years teaching: almost 2 Favorite yoga pose: Pigeon Other occupation: Corporate Lawyer If I had unlimited time I would… Travel the world and do yoga. We’re very excited to have kOMpose join us for a part of the practice at Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk. Thank you, Kristine, for joining us for this very meaningful and special day. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to sign up for Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk, Monday, 9/11, 6:15am to begin your day with peace, reflection and teachings...

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Peace Walk Yoga, Meet: Cassie

August 31, 2017

Name: Cassie Stockcamp Studio where you teach: YMCA and the Athenaeum Type of Yoga you teach: Vinyasa Number of years teaching: 10 Favorite yoga pose: Hhhhmmmm…depends on how I’m feeling! Other occupation: President of the Athenaeum Foundation If I had unlimited time I would… Travel. Everywhere. Thank you, Cassie, for sharing your time and talent with this important and meaningful practice on 9/11. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to sign up for Sun Rise Yoga on the Peace Walk, Monday, 9/11, 6:15am to begin your day with peace, reflection and teachings from Jeremy and many other talented instructors. All donations from this class will go...

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An Ode to EveryBody Rides (Summer Intern!)

August 30, 2017

  For the past nine weeks, I have spent my Wednesday mornings at the Original Farmers Market in downtown Indianapolis, tabling for the Pacers Bikeshare Everybody Rides program.  Each morning consisted of some light set up, friendly conversation, ample people watching, and a general buzz of excitement for fresh, locally grown produce. Very little time, however, was spent actually getting people signed up to ride bikes. That being said, if I were to measure the significance and success of my summer with numbers and stats, it would appear to be somewhat of a bust. But after being out there every...

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