Aldo Andretti

Born in Italy in 1940, Aldo Andretti is the twin of world-famous Mario Andretti, whose name is a household word in the glitzy world of auto racing. The twin brothers both became inspired about racing after seeing a race at Monza, a historic speedway just north of Milan. When the boys were eight years old, […]

Mike Vanderjagt: Colts Kicker from Canada

A player for the Canadian Football League, Mike Vanderjagt started his professional football career in the CFL, but became a well-known person in Brownsburg and Hoosier in the news during a seven-year stint as a kicker for the Indianapolis Colts. Vanderjagt’s Indianapolis sports career was a colorful one, marked by extremes. He kicked a spectacular […]

Robbie Stanley, a Bittersweet Racing Memory

The name of Robbie Stanley, professional USAC driver from Brownsburg, Indiana, evokes some bittersweet memories for his fans. The talented racer was going after his fourth USAC National Sprint Car Series championship when his car spun out and he lost his life. Robbie Stanley was born in November of 1967 in the Indianapolis suburb of […]

Arthur W. Graham III, USAC Director of Timing and Scoring

For nearly twenty years, from 1978 to 1997, Arthur W. Graham III held the auspicious title of “Director of Timing and Scoring” for all racing at the Indianapolis 500-mile race, the biggest such event in the world. This means that “Art” was a Very Important Person every May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, […]

Bobby East: Coming Up Fast in NASCAR

Bobby East, born in Torrance, California in 1984, is now a resident of Brownsburg, a west Indianapolis suburb in Central Indiana. East has made quite a name for himself among famous Brownsburg people, in the milieu of Indy racing leaders and on our Fun City Finder directory of Hoosiers in the news. In 2001, the […]

Marias Kitchen Restaurant

Maria’s Kitchen is a charming, south-of-the-border-inspired Brownsburg restaurant which serves much more than Mexican-inspired fare. Located in a Brownsburg strip mall on North Green Street, Maria’s Kitchen is right on the main artery that travels North-South through town, at the southern edge of Brownsburg. This gives it the advantage of easy access to other nearby […]

Trendy Cabana Room Bar and Restaurant plus “My Favorite Cigar & Bar” in Brownsburg

The Cabana Room Bar and Restaurant is a classic upscale Brownsburg bar and restaurant reminiscent of the good old days, when such establishments did not specialize, but rather, offered something good for everybody who walked through their entrance. The dining room of this spiffy Brownsburg restaurant offers an extensive menu heavy on the Southwest dishes, […]

Hampton Inn and Suites: A New-Penny Bright Hotel in Brownsburg

The Hampton Inn and Suites Hotel at Brownsburg, Indiana is an excellent choice, whether you’re traveling to Brownsburg itself, or have your eye on the many tourist and business destinations nearby in Indianapolis. All of the grand Brownsburg hotels are clustered together for ease of access on either side of the East-West Interstate-74, about ten […]

Comfort Suites Hotel in Brownsburg: Classic and Classy Relaxation

The Comfort Suites Hotel in Central Indiana‘s city of Brownsburg is less than fifteen minutes away from Speedway, the famous Indianapolis suburb that hosts the Indianapolis 500-mile race and the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard. Only a few miles on down the road is Indy‘s Fountain Square, one of the six distinct cultural districts in […]

Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Brownsburg: A Luscious Retreat

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel in Brownsburg is an Indianapolis suburb with an extremely fortuitous location. It’s only a few miles northwest of the great metropolis’ borders and Speedway, home of the world-famous Indianapolis 500-mile race. And it’s just far enough away to enjoy a more tranquil, suburban lifestyle. As you might surmise, Brownsburg hotels […]

Dog House Sports Bar: Hot Stuff in Brownsburg, Indiana

The Dog House Sports Bar is an entertaining neighborhood bar in Brownsburg, a west Indianapolis suburb in Central Indiana. As Brownsburg grows, so also do the fun spots for Brownsburg nightlife, and the Dog House Sports Bar is no exception. Though it was once an unexceptional little dive, the Dog House recently changed hands and […]

Tripps Bar and Grill, Brownsburg Hotspot for Fun, Food and Fanfare

Tripp’s Bar and Grill is a mainstay of activity among Brownsburg bars in Central Indiana. This lively place has recently benefited from a change in management and is fast adding to its long list of fans. Tripp’s is, in fact, one of the Brownsburg nightlife spots that Hoosiers from all around the west side of […]

Brickers Pub Bar and Restaurant

Brickers Pub is not only a full-scale Brownsburg bar with tons of flat-screens, pool tables, video games, darts and a jukebox. It’s also a full-scale Brownsburg restaurant. Brickers is located in Brownsburg, a northwest Indianapolis suburb in Central Indiana, just north of the Townsburg Square Shopping Center. Brickers serves lunch and dinner, with some excellent […]

Real Estate in Brownsburg July 2009

Real Estate Report by m.s.Woods Real Estate, LLC. –  Along with Indianapolis westside cities like Avon and Plainfield, Brownsburg has seen a growth in building over the last decade. However, recent downturns in the economy has effected all areas of the nation, including the Indianapolis real estate market. A study recently released by the Indiana […]