Jul 20, 2017
The future of the Nickel Plate Railroad in central Indiana is caught up in politics and sentiment, litigation and prospects. Should the rails remain in place, be replaced with trails, or a combination of both? With the Indiana State Fair, a popular destination for rail riders in years past, right around the corner, these questions are more pertinent than ever. Our guests today on No Limits will be John McNichols of the Indiana Transportation Museum, Mike Corbett of Hamilton County Business Magazine, and Kyle Kinnett of Bullseye Event Group.
Jul 18, 2017
Renowned author/consultant on racial and social justice Robin DiAngelo joins No Limits today in advance of her seminar this weekend in Indianapolis. She explores questions of race and particularly what it means to be white in America during times of continuing racial inequality. She'll be joined by Reverend Anastassia Zinke of All Souls Unitarian Church, which is hosting the open seminar Saturday, July 22, 2017.
Jul 13, 2017
Hoosier author Deborah Kennedy joins us to talk about her new novel, Tornado Weather, officially released this week. If you've been looking for a modern-day reflection of Indiana, Tornado Weather, about the case of a missing child and all the ripples it causes in the fictional community of Colliersville, could be your next summer read.
Jul 06, 2017
Homelessness experts believe thousands of young people in the Indianapolis metro area have no real homes, but how many thousands? The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention is focusing on youth as a priority population when it starts its Summer Youth Count in just a few days. Along with the count, CHIP will be holding several events geared to connect with homeless young people, from art to stand-up comedy. Our guests are Alan Witchey, executive director, CHIP; Myranda Warden, director of programs and training, Indiana Youth Group (IYG); and Eric Howard, Founder and CEO of Outreach.
Jul 04, 2017
Ready to extend your Independence Day festivities? Learn about Indy Parks' weekend bash, "Pack the Parks," and how to show your love of Indianapolis through the new "It's My City" initiative this Saturday. Upload a video of yourself practicing your best "Hudnut Hook" and become a social media sensation while keeping Indy clean. With 210 great parks, there's no limit to the fun. Our guests are Indy Parks and Rec Director Linda Broadfoot, City of Indianapolis Director of Sustainability Katie Robinson, and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful President Dave Forsell.
Jun 29, 2017
The smoking rate in Indianapolis is nearly twice that of some of the healthiest cities in the nation, but is access to retail tobacco part of the problem? A new report reveals critical information on smoking in the Indianapolis metro area, and we'll have the latest on today's show. Our guests are Karen Frederickson Comer, Director of Collaborative Research and Health Geoinformatics at the Polis Center; Claire Fiddian-Green, Pres/CEO Fairbanks Foundation; and Dr. Virginia Caine, Director of the Marion County Public Health Department.
Jun 27, 2017
Our guest today is Ira Jaffee, the CEO of the JCC Indianapolis, retiring after 33 years at the helm. Hear about the changes he's seen in Indianapolis' Jewish community and the community at large, from a place known for bringing diverse views together. He'll also share information from a new survey - the first in about 80 years - that helps determine not only the size of the Jewish population in the metro area, but its changing needs.
Jun 22, 2017
This weekend Tamika Catchings, one of Indianapolis' most beloved athletes, will see her #24 jersey retired. Her life in Indy now includes not only a continuing career in professional basketball and as head of her foundation, but also as a new businesswoman. Today on No Limits, hear from Tamika what's keeping her busy and how the Fall Creek Business Collective will be welcoming her to the neighborhood this weekend. Our guests are Tea's Me Cafe manager Joi DeFrantz; Aaron Rambo, Taproom Manager of the new Mashcraft on Delaware location; and Steven Meyer, Exec Dir of King Park Development Corporation.
Jun 20, 2017
Indiana State Police Sgt. John Perrine is raising the bar when it comes to using social media to get important - and fun - messages out to the masses. Today on No Limits, we talk about Sgt. Perrine's viral video revealing the crazy safety device in your car, the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, and why his Twitter emoji game is so strong.
Jun 15, 2017
Brose McVey, a man whose name is well-known in Indiana business and politics, is taking on another critical issue with a personal connection. McVey is looking for those passionate about helping young people struggling with mental health and addiction-related challenges through his Ben's Ranch Foundation. Named for McVey's son who lost his own battle with addiction, learn how the foundation goes in a different direction than the usual residential community model.
Jun 13, 2017
From the telethon to save the Pacers to a gutsy new system of government and more, the chance for time travel is just around the corner for Hoosier history buffs. We'll check out the upcoming Naptown Get Down '70s Bar Crawl, checking out the forces that began changing the capital city from India-no-place to the live/work/fun destination it is today. Our guests are Ted Frantz, University of Indianapolis' Institute for Civic Leadership and Mayoral Archives; Leah Nahmias, Indiana Humanities; and Dan Shockley, Indiana Historical Society.
Jun 08, 2017
NPR will broadcast live coverage of the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey before the US Senate Intelligence Committee. No Limits analyzes the testimony following NPR's coverage when it ends at 1:00 P.M. or thereafter, until 2:00 P.M. Our guests will be David Orentlicher, physician, attorney, and Constitutional Law professor; and Peter Rusthoven, partner at Barnes & Thornburg Indianapolis, as well as a former US Senate candidate and former associate counsel to the president, 1981-85.