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Four Ideas for a Brownsburg Staycation

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It’s time for another staycation. A “staycation” is when you stay in your town/city and play tourist. Let’s get ready for a visit to charming Brownsburg. There’s fun for everyone in the family with plenty of outdoor time and delicious food. Here are four ideas for a Brownsburg staycation. Play at the Park 1) Arbuckle Acres, 200 […]

Visit: Brownsburg Farmers Market (Thursdays, June-September)

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I like to shop local when I can and that includes visiting one of my local farmers markets. One of my favorites is The Brownsburg Farmers Market which opens on Thursday, June 5. There will be entertainment at the market. Whitney Erin will be performing a concert to celebrate the opening of the 2014 market […]

Review: Discover a Local Favorite at Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones

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I don’t know about you, but I welcome recommendations from locals on where to eat. A while back, a friend of mine who lives in Brownsburg, recommended Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones. I knew that the recommendation would be a good one. I just had a feeling. Dawson’s Too Sticks & Stones is a locally-owned […]

Youth Center With Indoor/outdoor BMX/Skate Park Coming To Brownsburg

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On Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 2pm-6pm at Arbuckle Park, Wheels Up Youth Center, Inc. will be hosting the first public awareness event to introduce their plans to bring a youth center with an indoor BMX/skate park and outdoor skate plaza to Brownsburg. The non-profit corporation has launched their web site, www.wheelsupyouthcenter.com, that will update […]

Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium

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Wyliepalooza Ice Cream Emporium is a whimsical, super kid-friendly ice cream shop located on Main Street in Brownsburg. It’s a fun and colorful shop named for the owners’ daugher. The shop, with another location in Indianapolis, is an Indianapolis Monthly “Best of Indy” winner. Wyliepalooza has a large menu of ice cream flavors with unusual […]

Plenty of Dog Treats at Bone Appetit

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  I enjoy spending time with my dog, Louis. We go on walks and he’s always up for a car ride. Louis especially delights in visiting dog stores. He loves meeting new people and dogs and I thought we should visit Bone Appetit in Brownsburg. I’ll tell ya, Louis will “woof” at the top of […]

Celebrate Spring at Frazee Gardens

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Spring is here and for me that means visiting as many garden and landscape stores as I can. I wouldn’t say that I have a “green thumb”, but I do delight in purchasing flowers and garden items. Just walking in a garden store puts me in a happier mood and gets me thinking about warm […]

Dogs love Speck’s Pet Supply

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  Hello. This is my dog Louis, a miniature Poodle mix, who I adopted a little over a year ago. Louis is a sweet dog (Yes, I’m biased.) and loves to go for car rides and visit dog-friendly places. I try and keep on hand a variety of treats and toys for Louis and some […]

Brownsburg Real Estate Market Improves by 25 Percent in 2012

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The Brownsburg real estate market saw great improvement in 2012 in at least 3 key areas: Total closings, total reported pending sales and total listings. A total of 601 homes were sold in 2012 compared to just 481 in 2011. The 2012 average of 50 sales per month represents a very distinct 25-percent increase of […]

Brownsburg Indiana Average Time on Market Improves Significantly in November, 2012

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The Brownsburg real estate market suffered a fairly large drop in pending sales in November, 2012. Considering the time of year, and the typical holiday distractions that accompany it, this hardly comes as shocking news. Still the 32 pending transactions reported in November represent a 43.9-percent drop versus the previous month’s total of 57. Compared […]

Brownsburg Real Estate Market Improves Significantly in October, 2012

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From the looks of the latest figures, you’d have never known the Brownsburg real estate market was well into what is typically a fall slump in sales. October’s total of 47 closings, for example, was up nearly 24 percent over the previous month’s total of 38. Coincidentally, a total of 38 closings also took place […]

Brownsburg Real Estate Market Cools in September, 2012

The Brownsburg real estate market showed signs of a definite slow-down in September, 2012—not that this comes as a surprise, considering the time of year. For the second straight month, a marked decrease in sales was observed as a total of just 37 closings took place in September compared to the previous month’s total of […]

Brownsburg Real Estate Market Suffers a Bit in June, 2012

Things did not pan out in June of 2012 as many real estate agents would have no doubt preferred. This is evidenced by a 15.2-percent decrease in total pending sales, from 46 in May to just 39 in June. Even worse, compared to last June’s total of 56 this represents a far worse 30.4-percent decrease […]

Brownsburg Home Sales Rise 9.1 Percent in April, 2012

The Brownsburg real estate market took a hit in at least one area: Total pending sales fell a precipitous 47.9 percent in May, 2012 versus the previous month. But not only that, the most recent total of just 38 pending sales was down 28.3 percent compared to last May’s total of 53 pending sales. One […]