Nicole Hernandez

Senior City Editor, INDYtoday

Nicole is based in Indianapolis, IN and graduated from Franklin College with a degree in multimedia journalism. She previously worked as a digital editor for the local NBC News affiliate WTHR. In her free time, she loves checking out new restaurants + businesses around downtown and attending local events.

It’s the perfect time to get on the river and explore all that it has to offer.
Simon Property Group is giving us a look at what to expect with its new redevelopment project that will bring new dining, retail, office, and outdoor space to the shopping center.
The 2024 US Olympic Swimming Trials in Indianapolis will be a historic moment — so we’re sharing everything you need to know and all the different ways you can enjoy it.
Nearly 60 local parks around Indy are benefiting from enhancements, so Indy Parks is hosting several open houses for the community to learn more about the projects and share their input.
There’s something for everyone this summer at your local library branch.
How much does it cost to live in the Circle City compared to other cities and the US national average? Let’s crunch some numbers.
Community Health Network is planning to establish itself in the fastest growing county in Indiana.
If you’re lucky enough to hit the jackpot, here are some properties you could get for a million dollars around central Indiana.
Several small businesses around Indy have been hit by unfortunate events, so we’re sharing their stories so you can show them a little extra love right now.
The Pacers’ season came to a close on Memorial Day, but it’s definitely one to remember as the young, smaller-market team put up a fight in the playoffs.
We’ve rounded up some spots around Indy where you can catch a movie under the stars.
Are the upcoming swim trials making you want to jump into the pool? Take part in Free Community Pool Day.
One of the largest chimpanzee habitats in the country is opening at the Indianapolis Zoo. Learn about all the different ways you can observe and interact with the community of 21 chimps.
It’s officially Race Week in Indy. Get in on all the excitement with several other events celebrating all things racing leading up to the green flag on Sunday, May 26.
The goal is to attract USA Rugby and for Indianapolis to be considered for hosting duties during the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup + the 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup, which are being held in the United States for the first time.
We’re highlighting 12 parks that Indianapolis has to offer — complete with Eagle Creek, Holliday Park, and Garfield Park.
Another new hotel development is reportedly in the works for downtown Indianapolis — this one will be across from Gainbridge Fieldhouse.
The biggest convention in the sweets + snacks industry is in town — so what does that mean for the city and the brands that are attending?
Now entering its fourth year, the Indiana Peony Festival is blossoming into a weekend-long must-see event. Here’s what to expect.
Our guide to the best spots to visit when you need to turn on the waterworks.
Wanna enjoy the nice weather while working remotely? We’ve got some spots with outdoor seating to give you a change of scenery.
If you’re looking for a community spot to relax outdoors and get a good view of the White River, visit Belmont Beach this summer and support its initiative.
It’s a highly-anticipated season for the Indiana Fever that you won’t want to miss. If you’re a Caitlin Clark bandwagon fan, we won’t judge. Here’s your guide to upcoming home games.
The month of May is here. Whether this is your first time or you’ve been to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before, we’re sharing everything you need to know to attend race events at the track in May.
The first week of May is National Small Business Week, and we want to celebrate by giving your favorite local small businesses a shoutout.
Make the most of the warm weather with this list of the best local events and activities happening this summer.
Finding a place to hoop can be challenging, so City Editor Nicole put together a guide based on places she’s familiar with.
Can you believe it? Pacers Bikeshare has been along the Indianapolis Cultural Trail for 10 years now, and it’s keeping up with the times by adding e-bikes to the mix.
Believe it or not, an estimated 30 million Americans drink tea every day. Here are some places to get a beau-tea-ful tea experience.
Looking to celebrate Earth Day but don’t know where to start? We’ve got you covered — whether you’re looking to clean up a local neighborhood or watch movies with friends.