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2022’s Best Pumpkin-Flavored Finds in Indy

The leaves are changing, there’s a chill in the air — fall is finally here, and so is pumpkin spice season.

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Bites of Joy: Mochi Joy Donuts

Mochi Joy Donuts’ co-owner Rachel Burnett spreads kindness and creativity throughout the Noblesville community.

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Meet the Dakich Team, Indy Maven’s Real Estate Experts

Roberta Dakich, Heather Starks, and Janet Hiatt are the talented trio of realtors that comprise the Dakich Team at Compass.

Marcela Montero
Marcela Montero is Breaking Barriers Between Minorities and Entrepreneurship

Ecuadorian-born Marcela Montero has made it her life’s work to make entrepreneurship more accessible for Hispanic and minority business owners.

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Check Out These Jaw-Dropping Cakes by Naleni Amarnath

Cake maker Naleni Amarnath is servicing Indiana’s Desi community with Instagrammable henna cakes, paisley creations, and more.

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5 Questions With Julie Moorehead of More Than a Phone

Fishers-based nonprofit More Than a Phone works to ensure that survivors of domestic violence have access to cell phones and data plans.

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We Want to Know: What Brings You Joy?

We asked 14 local women to tell us what inspires joy in them, and here are their answers.

Meg Applegate
Maven to Know: Meg Applegate

A certified resume writer and personal branding strategist, Meg Applegate is on a mission to help women find fulfilling work.

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Falsely Imprisoned for 17 Years: Kristine Bunch Tells Her True Story

After languishing behind bars for a crime that she didn’t commit, Kristine Bunch is advocating for the wrongly incarcerated.

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Beneath the Glitz and Glam of ‘Señorita Pussy’ Lies Zuri Muniz: Indy’s Burlesque Queen

Zuri Muniz is the flesh and blood behind one of Indianapolis’ most captivating burlesque personalities: Señorita Pussy.

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Postpartum Depression, Perinatal Mental Health, and What You Should Know

One in eight women report symptoms of depression after giving birth. Here, local healthcare experts share their practical tips for support.

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8 Questions With Palliative Nurse and Comedian Gwen Sunkel

Gwen Sunkel shares about the joys, pains, and similarities between her seemingly disparate identities.