Tourist Attractions

Zoobilation sells out fast despite $200-plus admissionRestricted Content

May 5, 2008
Jennifer Whitson
Far from the typical rubber-chicken fund-raiser attended mostly by board members and their friends--Zoobilation, the 22-year-old, annual black-tie fund-raiser for the Indianapolis Zoo--attracts 4,300 ticket holders eager to spend an evening wining and dining at the zoo.

Transportation museum rolls out expansion planRestricted Content

June 18, 2007
Amanda Getchel
After 47 years of relative anonymity, the Indiana Transportation Museum is steaming ahead with an effort to increase its visibility, attract new riders and eventually grow the organization.

Collector betting comic-book heroes draw crowds to downtown museum

January 15, 2007
Cory Schouten
A museum in the works for downtown would feature one of the world's largest collections of super hero memorabilia, including a Batmobile and costumes worn by every actor who has played Superman on TV or in the movies.

Dolphin trainer keeps busy in and out of water

September 4, 2006
Victoria D. Williams
Valerie Hollowell always has known she wanted to work with dolphins. After all, trips to Sea World were highlights of her childhood. But now that she's a senior marine mammal trainer, she knows the seemingly glamorous job she watched from the stands is more than wet suits and whistles.
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