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EP 30: Red the Steakhouse, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, & Random Acts of Flowers

Have you heard about the newest steakhouse in Indy? Red the Steakhouse, named one of America's sexiest steakhouse, opened a few months ago on Maryland street and they are upping the game for steakhouses in the city. Also, Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Random Acts of Flowers are on the show to talk about their organizations and how you can help. -- Red the Steakhouse opened at 14 W. Maryland Street in May, just a few blocks away from the Indiana Convention Center, and have made a name for...

Duration: 01:16:01

EP 29: Baby Got Brunch, Patachou Foundation, Eat Here Indy, & Goose the Market

Well, it has a catchy name, but what is Baby Got Brunch. Ashley Brooks, of Milktooth and the Garfield Farmers Market, decided it would be a great idea to highlight some of Indy's best brunch spots. Baby Got Brunch's mission is to promote restaurants with innovative brunch menus and use the proceeds to support The Patachou Foundation. The Patachou Foundation is a great local organization that is looking to feed wholesome meals to food-insecure school children in our community and teach...

Duration: 00:52:19

EP 28: Amplify Hope & Indianapolis Women Entrepreneurs

Amplify Indy is an organization that was started by Harrison Painter three months ago and with this organization, he is promoting and "amplifying" awesome people/brands/causes who are doing great things in the Indianapolis community. One of those causes he is helping to promote is the Hope Center. On August 17th they are holding "Amplify Hope" at Collaborate 317 from 6-8 p.m. The Hope Center is an organization that provides education, food, shelter, and mental health services to women who...

Duration: 01:00:55

EP 27: Comcast Business & Fail Fest

This week we learn the latest offerings from Comcast Business's Michael Wilson and learn more about what to expect at the next Fail Fest in September. First up on the show we are joined by Michael Wilson, the Public Relations Director for Comcast-Indiana. Michael Wilson has some exciting technological announcement from Comcast recently. In the last few weeks, Comcast announced a new technology called Machine Q. Machine Q leverages the latest in sensor, network, and software technologies...

Duration: 00:59:29

EP 26: 22nd Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival & eX Summit

This week we have another great show to share with you! We have Tristan Schmid and Rob Caputo of the Brewers of Indiana Guild as well as Stephan Vincent, Julie Barker, and Max Yoder to talk about eX Summit! -- First up on the show were Tristan and Rob. They are a part of the Brewers of Indiana Guild and are coming on the show to talk about the upcoming 22nd Annual Indiana Microbrewers Festival. It takes places on Saturday, July 29th at Military Park in downtown Indianapolis. The festival...

Duration: 01:11:48

EP 25: Live at Indy PopCon with Indy Film Fest & Fizziology

We were lucky enough to record a live show during Indy PopCon last week at their podcasting stage. Thank you to all of the people who showed up to listen! For this episode, since we were going to be broadcasting at PopCon, we wanted to talk film. Starting TOMORROW is the start of the Indy Film Fest. We were joined by Chris Overpeck and Dan Moore and they helped plan the yearly festival. This year's festival takes place July 13-23 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Some of the films they...

Duration: 00:47:12

EP 24: BurgerFuel & Indy PopCon

Have you heard about the new burger spot in Broad Ripple? BurgerFuel has opened up their first US location right here in Indianapolis. We'll find out why they chose Indy and learn more about BurgerFuel. Plus, this weekend, Indy PopCon is coming back to the Indianapolis Convention Center! We have Jake Waddell in our studio to talk about this year's convention and what we can expect this year! First up on this show is Alexis Lam, the Marketing Manager at BurgerFuel. BurgerFuel is a...

Duration: 00:56:51

EP 23: Indy Criterium Bicycle Festival, Freewheelin' Community Bikes, & Open Gym Indy

It's time to get healthy Indy! This week we are talking to the organisers of the Indy Criterium Bicycle Festival and Freewheelin' Community Bikes and the owner of Open Gym Indy! -- First up on the show are Jennifer Cvar, Founder & Event Director of the Indy Criterium Bicycle Festival, and Holly Titus, Executive Director of Freewheelin' Bikes. If you haven't heard of the Indy Criterium Bicycle Festival before, this event was founded in 2010 and every year attracts over 500 racers and...

Duration: 00:54:00

EP 21: Taste of Indy & Visit Indy

It is officially summer in Indianapolis and we are kicking off the summer with Taste of Indy and Visit Indy. -- This year will be the sixth year of Taste of Indy and in case you haven't heard about the event, it is one of the bigger food events in downtown Indianapolis. This year, they will take over the circle downtown and feature local restaurants and musicians. This event has grown every year and started at the canal, moved to White River State Park, and now at Monument Circle....

Duration: 00:38:16

EP 21: inx3 & IndyHub

We are one week away from Indianapolis's newest tech conference, so we wanted to have Kara Kavensky on the show again to discuss more of the details of the inaugural year of inx3. Plus, she brought along a couple others who you will see at inx3. Brian McGinnis, a partner at Barnes & Thornburg, was one of the first sponsors of the event and has helped Kara with the planning and strategy of the conference. Also on the show is Thor Wood, Founder/CEO of Snapshyft, who will be one of the...

Duration: 00:53:55

EP 20: Gregory & Appel Insurance and inX3

We have another exciting show for you this week as we learn more from the culture at Gregory & Appel Insurance and find out more about the upcoming conference inX3. -- Gregory & Appel Insurance was founded in 1884 and is a 100% Family & Employee company. Recently, they were named as the #1 Best Place to Work in Indiana in 2017. We welcome David Riley, COO/CFO, and Karl Ahlrichs, Senior Consultant, from Gregory & Appel on the show to talk about the history of their company and what they...

Duration: 00:44:37

EP 19: Preparing for the 101st Indy 500 with Daredevil Brewing & IndyCar Driver Spencer Pigot

It's the month of May in Indianapolis and that means it is time for the Indianapolis 500! So, for this show, we wanted to have an IndyCar theme! First up on the show is Michael Pearson from Daredevil Brewing. Michael is the Head Brewer and co-founder of Daredevil Brewing and he came on the show to talk about his Race Day Lager. If you don't know the story behind Daredevil Brewing, then this is the show for you! Plus he brought us several different kinds of beer for us to try and sample...

Duration: 01:19:01

EP 18: HGTV's Good Bones Mina Starsiak Talks Season 2 & Upcoming Promotions with Indianapolis Indians

First up in this episode is Mina Starsiak, one of the stars of the HGTV Show "Good Bones". Locally, Mina and her mom (Karen Laine) own a local house rehab company called Two Chicks and a Hammer. They rehabbed their first home in 2007 and have been doing them ever since. Mina was on the show to talk about the upcoming second season of Good Bones that premieres on May 30th at 10 p.m. Mina talks about some of the homes they encounter this season and also find out where you can stay at one of...

Duration: 00:57:52

EP 17: Culture of Good w/Ryan McCarty

A 2016 Gallup report found that 71% of employees are not engaged at work, 60% of employees do not connect with their company's mission, and 60% of millennials are open to different job opportunities and likely to job hop. Ryan McCarty is trying to change that trend with his organization called "Culture of Good." The program started when Scott Moorehead, the CEO of TCC Verizon (the largest Verizon Authorized Retailer), to help change the culture of his company of 3,000 employees at 800...

Duration: 00:59:07

EP 16: MS Companies, ClusterTruck, & Live Your Light

What an amazing show do we have for you this week on the Edge of Indy! First on the show is Pete Butler - the CEO, President, and Founder of MS Companies. MS Companies was founded in 1999 with a different outlook on hiring. They looked to place individuals in opportunities that engage individuals in short-term, or project-based, employment that they call the "Gig Economy." In their 18-year existence, MS Companies is now one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation that has...

Duration: 01:23:41

EP 15: Dress for Success & Power Body Language

We have a powerful show for you today. This week on Edge of Indy we talk with Andrea Cowley, the Associate Director of Dress for Success Indianapolis and Lisa Mitchell, the Founder of Power Body Language. Dress for Success Indianapolis is an organization that helps women get clothes for jobs interview, help women keep their jobs under their Employment Retention Program and they also have programs to help women prepare for employment with through their Career Development Center. They have...

Duration: 01:06:18

EP 14: NinjaZone's 2017 Ninja Games w/Casey Wright

What is NinjaZone? That's what we wanted to know - so we had the CEO of NinjaZone Casey Wright in our studio to discuss her NinjaZone sport has taken over the country. NinjaZone is part gymnastics, obstacle course training, parkour, martial arts, and dance to create one unique sport for kids ages 3-11. The goal of the sport is to move through an environment or a series of obstacles with fluidity prowess and stealth. This is done by using a combination of flips, jumps, rolls, spins, and...

Duration: 00:34:41

EP 13: Top Places to Eat in Indiana w/Brittany Smith of Yelp Indy

As you know, Indiana has a lot of great places to eat. In always wanting to try a new restaurant, we noticed that Yelp had just released a new list called "The Top Places to Eat in Indiana." So we wanted to have them on to discuss their new list! Brittany Smith is the Yelp Indy Sr. Community Director and she helps connect local businesses with the Yelp platform. She published this list with the help a unique methodology: The rankings are based on reviews written by Hoosiers, and are...

Duration: 01:17:46

EP 12: Bee Public and #SayChis

This week we have two great guests for you on the Edge of Indy! First up on the podcast, we have Kate Franzman the owner of Bee Public. Kate wants to make Indianapolis a more bee-friendly city through education and community outreach. Since 2012, Kate has installed beehives all across Indianapolis with locations like the Monon Trail and Eskenazi Hospital. She also goes around to area schools to make classroom presentations on the importance of honeybees. Second, we had a group of guests...

Duration: 01:08:06

EP 11: Meet the Media & Tom Hanley of Nine13 Sports

This week we have two great segments for The Edge of Indy! First up, we have Kasia Kwiatkowsa, Membership Director of the Skyline Club, and Steve Jefferson, the Crimebeat Reporter for WTHR, join us in the studio to discuss an event they are having at the Skyline Club. On Friday, March 24th, the Skyline Club is hosting an event called "Meet the Media." This event plans to bring together entrepreneurs, journalists, and business professionals from the Indianapolis metro area to build...

Duration: 00:51:06

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