Clockwise from upper left: Courtesy of Kyle Long / Courtesy of Abby Goldsmith / Perry Reichanadter / Larry Ladig / Kirsten Eamon-Shine
Our contributing writers covered several Central Indiana tastemakers and cultural curators in 2014 including, clockwise from upper left, deejay, writer and event partner Kyle Long, indie superstar Abby Goldsmith, community leader and fashion maven Alpha Blackburn, prominent art philanthropist and collector Jeremy Efroymson, and Indy CD & Vinyl's new owners including Andy and Annie Skinner.
Current Events & Historic Spaces
Clockwise from upper left: Connie Zeigler, Zach Rosen, Carrie Bone, Jami Stall, Rob Peoni
Readers love to read about historic buildings -- both those that will be demolished and those that have been reborn, as well as Indy's cultural events. Some of the most popular story topics, on both the site and Facebook included: the sad fate of the Crawford's Bakery building, daily reports from IndyFringe, the former church that's been reborn as event venue Grove Haus, a visit from popular writer David Sedaris, and the second iteration of WARMfest.
Best Bets from the Blog
Left: Courtesy of Red Boat Productions / Twentieth Century Fox, Middle: George Kirk, Right: Lisa Fett, Jennifer Delgadillo
The regular bloggers of Sky Blue Window offer a range of ideas, thoughts and insight into the local cultural world. Here are some of the top clicks from their posts: Clockwise from upper left: Justin Brady's comparison of Hollywood and Indy's stage actresses in "Double-Take Divas," Carrie Kirk's reflection on tapping into kids' creativity, Ben Shine's conversation with Hoosier songwriter and Lily and Madeleine collaborator Kenny Childers, Jennifer Delgadillo's love song to the Tin Comet coffee shop, and Hugh Vandivier's take on the opportunities lost by not encouraging film production in Indiana.
Deep Reads & Hits from Your Feeds
Clockwise from upper left: JJ Kaplan / courtesy of Big Car / Penelope Dullaghan / Marc Harnly
Some of the most-viewed stories on Sky Blue Window focused on people who passed away in 2014, including art night creator Stephen Peck, beloved dance instructor Johanna Bruyn, and painter Susan Hodgin.
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Some of the men and women who made their careers writing and photographing Indy's news and entertainment stopped by the demolition site of the former Indianapolis Star building to get a last look and share some final thoughts about 307 North Penn.