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Who’s Ready for Gen Con 2016?!?! Plus the Latest Indy News!

Hello, Indianapolis! Who’s Ready for GEN CON 2016?!?! We are!

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And Butler Blue III is ready as well!

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Gen Con kicks off tonight on Georgia Street with Food Trucks, Sun King Beer & Live Music, with the convention running Thursday through Sunday.

For all of the latest Gen Con news, follow along on Twitter with #GenCon2016 and be sure to watch for our articles at naptownbuzz.com/tag/gen-con-2016/.

Here’s the latest edition of Naptown Buzz: “Your source for all things Indy”.

Community News

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IMPD 2016 Community Crime Fighters of the Year Honored

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department kicked off the 33rd Annual National Night out Tuesday by recognizing organizations and individuals who have worked hard to fight crime in their neighborhoods.

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Gen Con 2016

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Gen Con 2016 Food Truck Schedule

Looking for the 2016 Gen Con 2016 Food Truck Schedule? We have you covered!

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Der Pretzel Wagen at Gen Con 2016 (Video)

Der Pretzel Wagen at Gen Con 2016

Der Pretzel Wagen is ready to serve all at Gen Con 2016. PRETZEL GAME ON!!!

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Magic: The Gathering Artists at GenCon 2016

Fans of Magic: The Gathering can take their favorite cards to Art Show area at Gen Con, and get them autographed, or customized, by the artist.

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Previous Gen Con 2016 News

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Gen Con 2016, The Best Four Days in Gaming™, returns to Indianapolis on August 4-7, 2016. We hope to see you there!

Visit gencon.com for badges and more information.

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Tapping Party for Gen Con 2016 August 3rd

Tapping Party for Gen Con 2016

20-Sided Rye – The Official Beer of Gen Con 2016, brewed by Sun King Brewing, will have its Official Tapping Party on Wednesday, August 3rd at 5 pm on Georgia Street! Featuring live music from Water Street Bridge (5 pm) and The Way Down Wanderers (6 pm).

Be the first to sip on 20-Sided Rye in cans in the Sun King Beer Garden!* Additional Fresh•Local•Beer options also will be available on draft, so you can sample Sun King’s tasty brews! *Must be 21+ to enter the Sun King Beer Garden.

As always, you can enjoy the craft beer with tasty eats from numerous local Indy food trucks! Want even more Sun King fun?

Sun King will host a Game Night on Thursday, August 4 at 5:30 pm on Georgia Street. Back by popular demand, the 20-Sided Die Rolling Contest (winner takes home a pass to Gen Con 50 & other SKB prizes) will take center stage. New to this year, a Jenga Giant Stacking Contest (winner takes home a Jenga Giant set & other SKB prizes). More games to play including Yardzee, B-Pong, and Jumbo Connect 4!

SOURCE: Gen Con LLC

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Official Beer of Gen Con 2016…

After thousands of votes in the contest for the winning beer name of Gen Con 2016, one choice built upon its early voting lead and has been selected as the name of the Official Beer of Gen Con 2016.

Vote for the Gen Con 2016 Official Beer Name

The finalists for naming the Official Beer of Gen Con 2016 have been chosen! Sun King Brewing needs your help to narrow down the list of awesome finalist names.

Food for Thought: An Indiana Harvest

Need a gift for that hard-to-buy-for relative or boss? How about one for a best friend who’s a foodie, or a colleague who loves to shop local? Food for Thought: An Indiana Harvest is a new coffee table book that features vivid photography and personal stories from more than 80 Hoosiers involved in Indiana food. […]

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Giveaway: $10 Sun King Brewing Gift Card

Would you like to win a $10 Sun King Brewing Co gift card courtesy of  Sun King Brewing Co?

That’s the equivalent of TWO growler refills on Fridays!!!

To enter please fill out the form below or e-mail us with your full name,valid e-mail address and date of birth (sorry kiddies, you have to be 21 to win…IT’S THE LAW) by 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 and one (1) lucky winner will be chosen at random to receive a $10 gift card for Sun King Brewing Co.

Your information is confidential and will only be used for contacting the winner and for prize fulfillment purposes.

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Giveaway Rules:

  • One entry per person
  • Open to Indiana residents
  • Fill out the form above or e-mail us with your full name, valid e-mail address & date of birth to be entered to win by 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 14, 2012
  • You MUST be of legal drinking age in Indiana, which is 21
  • Prize will be mailed to the winner

The winner will be notified by Monday, August 20, 2012 via e-mail.

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Indianapolis Indians 2012 Home Opener

Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis was rocking Friday night for the Indianapolis Indians home opener against the Toledo Mud Hens in front of a record setting home opener crowd of 14,073.

Maybe it was the unusual warmth we’ve had this year so far that brought everyone out. Or maybe it was the downtown electricity still flowing from the Super Bowl. But you could feel the excitement in the air and the smell of burgers and brats reminded us that summer is arriving and it’s time for the greatest summer pastime.

One of the largest off-field talked about items was the new Indianapolis Indians Victory Lager brewed by Indianapolis based Sun King Brewing.  While I was unable to have any myself, as with any Sun King beer I’ve had, I have no doubt it’s good.

On the field there was no shortage of excitement either.  With a tied ballgame in the bottom of the ninth, based loaded, two outs, designated hitter Nick Evans (22) singled to bring in left fielder Gorkys Hernandez (7) for the winning run, giving the Indians a 3-2 victory and bring their season record to .500 at 4-4.  The victory went to reliever Daniel McCutchen (2.0 IP, 1 BB, 3 SO), who improved to 1-0 on the season.

Following the game we had our first Friday Night Fireworks of the season, which is always fun to stick around for.

The only downside to the evening, also 60-degree Guarantee Night, was the fact that it was 62-degrees at the first pitch, thus everyone in attendance didn’t get a free ticket to another April home game.  But is that really a downside? Not hardly! It was a fantastic evening at the Vic and we look forward to bringing you regular coverage of the team throughout the season.

The Tribe is home through next Friday, so check the April schedule and be sure to make it out to a game.

For your viewing pleasure, here are some of our top pictures of the evening, including the winning run, Naptown Baby Buzz, Mel McMahon interviewing John “My Car Doc” Cannon, Rowdie & the fireworks.