LIFESTYLES


DWNTWN Events 8/8/2022, 9:58am

"I love Muncie": Fire Up DWNTWN was a step in helping rebuild Muncie by bringing people together and supporting local businesses

Though it didn’t go exactly to plan, Fire Up DWNTWN took over Walnut Street and the rest of downtown Muncie, Indiana, August 6, 2022. Hot air balloons still briefly took the skies, local businesses set up shop under tents, food trucks lined the street and countless other events ran from 1-10 p.m., prompting Muncie’s community to show out in full form. 


Independence Day 2022 7/4/2022, 11:00am

AP: A turbulent US this July 4, but many see cause to celebrate

Associated Press: "Independence Day arrives at a time when the United States is roiled by hearings over the Jan. 6 insurrection, awash in turmoil over high court rulings on abortion and guns and struggling to maintain the common bonds that keep it together. Yet many also see cause to celebrate: The pandemic continues to be on the wane and, despite its faults, America's democracy survives."


Fourth of July 7/1/2022, 10:00am

Independence Day activities in Delaware County

All throughout Delaware County, city officials, local businesses, and charitable organizations alike are celebrating Independence Day in a myriad of different ways. If you’re looking for something to do or maybe looking for a way to spice up your 4th of July celebration, here are five different events taking place on July 4 that are sure to be a blast.


Juneteenth 6/19/2022, 10:00am

2022 Juneteenth Celebration in McCulloch Park

June 18, 2022, from 3-9 p.m. at McCulloch Park in Muncie, Indiana, a Juneteenth celebration was held. Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and is celebrated June 19, among other days.


communities 4/23/2022, 12:00pm

Ball State graduate creates community locker to support the homeless

When Nash Coy was ordered to rework the run-down Little Free Library in Heekin Park, he was inspired by Noname, a book group that believes “building community through political education is crucial for our liberation,” to create a community locker for the homeless population in Muncie.