We hope you’re hungry, Indy. First, we’ll be talking to Savor Downtown Indy, an event coming up that will get you awesome deals at some of Indy’s greatest restaurants, including Fat Dan’s Deli, who is also here.
Then, for dessert, we’ll welcome Just Pop In! - a local company owned by two bubbly twins with a heart for philanthropy, who are popping up ALL over the place.
Get your appetite ready - today on the Edge!
Savor Downtown Indy is a 2-week event where Indy can enjoy special offers at some of the best restaurants in the Circle City.
Susan Decker is the CEO of Susan Decker Media and organizer of Savor Downtown Indy and she brought along one of our favorite restaurants at Site Strategics, Fat Dan's Chicago-Style Deli.
Mara Segerson, the Director of Operations of Fat Dan's Chicago-Style Deli, talks to Erin and Brittany about why they excited to be a part of this year's Savor Downtown Indy and what we can expect from their restaurant this year.
To see all of the options and menus available for Savor Downtown Indy, please visit: https://www.savordowntownindy.com/
You have to appreciate someone who has the knack of pulling off a good prank. Well, one lady was able to pull off a prank four years after her death. Find out these weird and wacky stories and more this week on the Paul Poteet on the EDGE.
Woman pranks her hubby from beyond the grave: http://www.cbs46.com/story/37296424/dead-wife-pranks-husband-for-years-using-plants
You can buy a 72-pound wheel of cheese at Costco: https://www.costco.com/Kirkland-Signature-Whole-Wheel-Parmigiano-Reggiano,-72-lbs.-.product.100096211.html
Japan's new "Coke Plus" contains a laxative: http://www.newser.com/story/253807/japanese-are-drinking-coke-with-laxative-ingredient.html
"Twin"-preneurs Mandy Selke and Carly Swift, the co-owners of Just Pop In, are also on today's show to talk about their new popcorn bar that will be opening this spring!
Just Pop In was created in 2003 and Mandy and Carly are out to celebrate happiness. After watching their segment, you can see how they embody that every day.
You can visit their Broad Ripple location or visit them in Terminal B of the Indianapolis Airport.
Or, you can visit their website: https://www.justpopinpopcorn.com/
On this episode of EDGE of Indy, we're talking about men who cook...sort of! That's Old National Bank's 100 Men Who Cook" event and we'll also be joined by Alyssa Norwalk, owner of a new soap in Broad Ripple - "Plenty Lifestyle" - Let's get this show started, this week on EDGE of Indy!
On February 17, at the Old National Centre Egyptian Room, 100 local Indianapolis men will gather to share a taste of their best dish with over 600 guests at an event called "100 Men Who Cook".
All proceeds from this year's event will go to Outside the Box, an organization that helps and supports individuals with developmental disabilities.
Joining us in studio for this segment are Mark Bradford, the Region CEO of Old National, Kelly Hartman, the co-founder of Outside the Box, and Dane Nutty, the Executive Director of Indy Public Safety Foundation.
To get more information about the event and to purchase tickets, please visit: http://100menwhocookindy.com
Happy Birthday, Betty White! Find out her secret for longevity and yes, you can return your dead Christmas tree to Costco. See our wacky/crazy stories with Paul Poteet on the Edge!
It's Betty White's birthday. Why not celebrate...with vodka - http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2018/01/07/betty-white-95-speaks-about-longevity-vodka-and-hot-dogs.html
Here's another cool old dame. Better hunter than Erin? - http://www.wcnc.com/article/life/this-mississippi-woman-is-100-years-old-and-still-dropping-deer/505601767
This woman just returned a "dead" Christmas tree to Costco - http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/woman-demands-full-refund-costco-dead-christmas-tree-article-1.3749047
Have you been to Plenty Lifestyle? It's a shop located in south Broad Ripple that has a great selection of gifts for women and men.
Plenty Lifestyle supports local artisans at their shop and if you are struggling to find the perfect gift for someone, reach out to owner Alyssa Norwalk as she has a knack for finding that perfect gift - a sort of gift concierge!
If you want to visit their store, you can visit them at 1051 E. 54th Street, Indianapolis, IN.
Or you can visit their website: https://plentylifestyle.com/
On today's show, we'll be joined by two awesome, successful entrepreneurs. One in SaaS, that's Cameron Weeks of Sharpen Technologies and the other is read to bring you a series of great home and garden events - that's Donnell Herberer Walton of Suburban Indy Shows.
Sharpen Technologies is a SaaS company located here in Indianapolis and they help customer service teams with leadership, operations, and the IT they need to support customers.
Their platform is built using innovative technology to help customer service agents eliminate common barriers in contact centers.
CEO Cameron Weeks joins the show this week to talk about his entrepreneurial journey and what we can expect from Sharpen Technologies in the future.
To learn more about Sharpen, please visit: https://sharpencx.com/
Have you heard about the latest tattoo trend? What about this unusual Mexican holiday or the new tech that would allow your pet to call you? All these stories and more this week with Paul Poteet on the Edge.
Woman's tattoo across her heart plays the final voicemail from her late grandmother - https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2018/01/04/Womans-tattoo-plays-final-voicemail-from-late-grandmother/4491515081437/
Apparently, a Mexican holiday tradition is to eat lots of tamales. LOTS. - https://www.foodbeast.com/news/20-tamales-at-once/
New tech allows you your pet to call you - https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/8/16851110/petcube-new-update-pet-video-call
Have you ever been to a Suburban Indy Show? Coming up in a month you can attend the first show of 2018 - the Home & Outdoor Living Spring Show from February 8-11.
Suburban Indy Show was founded by Donell Herberer Walton and she joins Brittany to talk about her idea for the shows, what type of shows they currently do, plus we find out what they have in store for 2019!
To get tickets for the upcoming Home & Outdoor Living Spring Show, please visit: http://suburbanindyshows.com/spring/
We're back with season two of Edge of Indy and to kickoff 2018! Nutrition and health is usually on everyone's mind at the start of the year, so we are joined with two brothers with a focus on the macro level - that's Ben and Nathan Canary of HercuLean Meal Prep. We also need your help Indy. We have a MASSIVE blood shortage on our hands and the Indiana Blood Center needs blood - NOW! They're here to tell us more - all this and more, today on the EDGE!
HercuLean Meal Prep opened up on the Northside last year as they are helping Hoosier eat healthier by offering meals for pickup or shipped to your house.
According to their website, "HercuLean Meal Prep is based on the philosophy that food can bring about body transformation and taste great, too. With our fanatical devotion to nutritional purity and precise measurement of ingredients, getting in shape has never been easier."
HercuLean Meal Prep was started by brothers Ben and Nate Canary when they decided to lose weight. Nathan was a bodybuilder and Ben was an accomplished home chef, and they combined their skillsets to lose weight and lost over 100 lbs combined. That's when they decided to open HercuLean Meal Prep.
To learn more about their story, visit their website: http://herculeanmealprep.com/
Have you seen in the image that has gone viral on Reddit that divides Indiana up into nine different ways? How accurate do you think it is? Plus we have a crazy toupee and some crazy Christmas gifts, this week on Paul Poteet on the Edge!
Reddit user offers up funny '9 ways to divide Indiana' maps - https://www.indystar.com/story/news/2018/01/02/reddit-user-offers-up-funny-9-ways-divide-indiana-maps/996860001/
Man claims father-in-law used toupee to scare him - https://nypost.com/2017/12/20/man-afraid-of-tasmanian-devil-sues-father-in-law-for-wearing-bushy-toupee/
Elderly couple arrested for 60lbs of marijuana, said it was for Christmas gifts - https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/22/us/marijuana-christmas.html
The Indiana Blood Center is in a dire need of blood donors and they are urging donors to schedule an appointment at one of their centers to donate blood.
Maria Keyler, the Donor Marketing Specialist at the Indiana Blood Center, joins us on the show to share with us this need but also talk about how the Indiana Blood Center helps hospitals all across the state.
While they say all of their supplies are at a critical need, the highest in demand is O-negative as it is the universal use.
If you want to donate blood, here are the addresses for all of the Indiana Blood Center locations:
Avon: Hendricks Regional Health YMCA, 301 Satori Parkway
Carmel: 726 Adams Street, Suite 150
Columbus: 1706 Hawcreek Avenue (adjacent to Columbus Regional Health)
Downtown Indianapolis: 3450 North Meridian Street
Fishers: 7458 East Fishers Station Drive
Greenwood: 8739 South U.S. Highway 31
Lafayette: 2200 Elmwood Avenue, Suite D-16
Muncie: Sunday Muncie Apheresis Bloodmobile at CHA Medical Pavilion
Terre Haute: 2021 South Third Street
To learn more about the Indiana Blood Center, please visit: https://www.indianablood.org/Pages/default.aspx