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Strawberries on Franklin’s Square

Fresh fruit is one of my favorite things on the planet, so when I found out Franklin had a strawberry festival, there was no question I’d be there. Though I came to this annual event for the strawberries, I stayed for the live music, garage sale, and classic cars that were also part of the event. […]

Franklin Guide to Vintage Shopping Part II

  Welcome to part two in the Franklin Guide to Vintage Shopping, where I’ll take you on a walk down the 400 block of Jefferson Street. This is Franklin’s antique/resale/vintage district, where you’ll find at least six different stores filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. Some of the shops are best for furniture, others for […]

The Franklin Guide to Vintage Shopping

Franklin is a small town of about 25,000 people. Like most small suburban towns in America, it has a movie theater, nice parks, a good library. But Franklin has something else: a downtown block lined entirely with vintage and antique shops, which sell everything from odd trinkets and plants to antique wedding dresses and large armoires.  These […]

Back in Time at the Artcraft

Bogart’s brooding voice poured through the speakers: “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine,” and I got chills. Hearing those famous words, and many more, coming from the screen of a 1920’s era theater was the closest I’ve ever come to movie-viewing perfection. Be prepared […]

Franklin July, 2009 Home Sales Climate

Real Estate Report by m.s.Woods Real Estate, LLC. –  With popular attractions like Franklin College, Frankin has remained a favorite Indiana community in which to live and work. Because of its close proximity to Indianapolis, Franklin homes have been a destination over the years for those interested in the Indianapolis real estate market. You can’t […]