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Ask us anything – Garden Edition

On last week’s Instagram Live, we have Ethan answer your questions about the Indianapolis Cultural Trail gardens. Here’s a recap of “Ask us anything” Garden Edition with ICT Horticulture Manager, Ethan. Has the Trail considered growing veggies or community gardens along The Trail? It has been discussed but it is not something we plan on […]

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What’s Blooming on the Trail – May 2020

It’s finally “real” spring on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene and Marilyn Glick and that means…lots of new blooms!  Let’s take a minute to go over what’s blooming now and where you can find it during your next stroll, ride, or run on the Trail.  Zone 1:  Catmint, Yellow and Purple Bearded […]

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ICT Board of Directors: New Members

Meet the newest members of the Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc Board Of Directors:                 John Andrews Vice President of Preconstruction Shiel Sexton               Ben Grande Corporate Social Responsibility Manager Gene B. Glick Company           Karen Spartero Chief Communications […]

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Featured Plant: Dwarf Crested Iris

  Common Name: Dwarf Crested Iris Scientific Name: Iris cristata ‘Alba’ Location: Washington Street outside of the Indiana Government Center; Southeast Corridor in Fountain Square Description: This Iris won’t make many Insta posts even though it has some beautiful flowers. During the craziness of everything blooming in May it gets overshadowed by other popular plants. It is worth […]

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Pacers Bikeshare Celebrates 6 Years

Today, we celebrate the sixth anniversary of the Pacers Bikeshare program! Pacers Bikeshare, Indianapolis’ community bike share program, is a partnership between the City of Indianapolis and Indianapolis Cultural Trail Inc. and continues to provide essential transportation to residents during the current stay-at-home orders. “We are proud that Pacers Bikeshare is providing crucial transportation options […]

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Featured Plant: Dwarf Fothergilla

One of the newest plants on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Fothergilla Mt. Airy is a dwarf shrub growing to a size of 3’-5’. Native to the Southeastern US it’s honey-scented flowers are blooming right now. When those fade the leaves will be dark green on top with the underside a shade of blue, all this […]

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Featured Plant: Yellow Census Tulips

Common Name: Yellow Census Tulips Scientific-ish name: Tulipa censusica ‘Count Me Indy’ Location: Washington Corridor in front of Indiana State House Tulips! Lots and lots of yellow tulips. Organized by the City of Indianapolis The Cultural Trail along with Indy Parks, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, and Downtown Indy have each planted 1000 yellow tulips bulbs around […]

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Featured Plant: Pink Pavement Rose

Common name: Pink Pavement Rose Scientific name: Rosa x ‘Pink Pavement’ This shrub rose is different from the bouquet roses being delivered this week but still fragrant. Shrub roses are sometimes called landscape roses and are what is planted most often in various landscapes including ours. They are bred to be low maintenance and have […]

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Cultural Trail to Expand

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick will undergo its first major expansion in its almost ten-year history, adding new stretches to the internationally recognized linear park and urban bike and pedestrian path along South Street and Indiana Avenue. The Cultural Trail also announced that Lilly Endowment Inc. has made a […]

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Pacers Bikeshare Annual Pass Benefits and Price Changes

  Indianapolis Cultural Trail, Inc., the non-profit organization that operates the City of Indianapolis’ community bike share program,  Pacers Bikeshare, announced today the Pacers Bikeshare program will change the annual pass program beginning February 1, 2020 to include unlimited 60  minute trips for annual pass holders and also change the annual pass price to $125 […]

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