Trying to find a hiking group to join, hoping to connect on old Circle City memories, or just looking for fellow Hoosier food recs? Look no further than your electronic device for eight Facebook groups to join and get to know Indy a little better.
🍔 Foodie friends
Indy Local Foodies
This group is for locals who love supporting local restaurants. It’s a private group with 93,000+ members and it was created back in 2009 — a lifetime ago in social media years.
Where to eat INDY
This corner of the internet is great for those who may have just moved to Indy and are looking for the best places for sushi, burgers, and everything in between.
⌛ Nostalgic neighbors
Historic photos of bygone businesses and stories about beloved Hoosiers await you in this public group with over 60,000 members. Pro tip: Don’t skip over the comments — people tend to share a wealth of information in every thread.
The full name of this group is “Invisible Indianapolis: Race, Heritage and Community Memory in the Circle City” and it digs deeper into the heritage and culture of several Indy neighborhoods that have been ignored or misrepresented.
👟 Exercise buddies
Indianapolis Bicycling Swap
If you’re looking to trade your old Schwinn or need advice on the best cruiser to roll around the city with, this is the group for you.
Indianapolis Women’s Hiking Community
This welcoming group is a safe place for those identifying as female of all fitness levels to network and carpool to various parks around the Midwest.
🌵 Plant pals
Indianapolis Plant Exchange
“Free to a good home” is not an uncommon phrase on this platform for green-thumbed Hoosiers. You might also finally be able to find that mican philodendron you’ve had on your wishlist in this group.
This green community is chock full of pro tips and discussions regarding why some leaves fell late this year.
Did we fail to mention your go-to group in the metaverse? Let us know and maybe we’ll make this a series.