IBJBlogs

Property Lines
Scott Olson
More Property Lines
The Score
Anthony Schoettle
More The Score
North of 96th
Andrea Muirragui Davis
More North of 96th
The Dose
J.K. Wall
More The Dose

Recent Blog Posts

Roundup: Aurelio's Pizza, ice cream 'emporium' and Dottie Couture in Fishers

Andrea Muirragui Davis
July 23, 2014
Comments(20)
Chicagoland favorite Aurelio’s Pizza is extending its reach into central Indiana, with plans for a restaurant in Fishers. Plus: ice cream, sushi, and more Dottie Couture.
More

Brickyard 400 attendance remains flat

Anthony Schoettle
July 23, 2014
Comments(21)
Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are not holding out much hope the NASCAR Sprint Cup race they host will ever return to its glory days when it drew more than 250,000 fans annually.
More

Fishers conference center property owner files bankruptcy

Andrea Muirragui Davis
July 22, 2014
Comments(0)
Fishers Banquet & Conference Center’s owners insist business is booming despite a recent bankruptcy filing by the entity that owns the property at 9779 North by Northeast Blvd.
More

Byrd's flying north to renovated Fountains facility

Andrea Muirragui Davis
July 21, 2014
Comments(2)
The Carmel banquet center formerly known as The Fountains is being remodeled to accommodate new tenant Jonathan Byrd’s Catering.
More

REVIEW: 'Miles & Ellie' at the Phoenix Theatre

Lou Harry
January 1, 1900
Comments(0)
Who'd have thought that the place to go for a Teflon summer romantic comedy would be the Phoenix Theatre?
More

It's official: Yard House coming to Circle Centre

Scott Olson
July 18, 2014
Comments(17)
The Orlando-based, beer-themed chain finally has sealed a deal to take 13,460 square feet at 42 W. Maryland St. in part of the space formerly occupied by Nordstrom.
More

Upstart grocer Fresh Thyme eyes Fishers site

Andrea Muirragui Davis
July 18, 2014
Comments(8)
Specialty grocery startup Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is eyeing a location on 116th Street in Fishers, where it would anchor a commercial development just east of Hoosier Road.
More

Italian eatery Piada opening in August on northeast side

Scott Olson
July 18, 2014
Comments(3)

Piada Italian Street Food is set to open Aug. 22 in an outlot of The Shops at River Crossing, just east of The Fashion Mall. It will be the chain's second location in the Indy area.

More
Page  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >> pager
Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT
  1. A Tilted Kilt at a water park themed hotel? Who planned that one? I guess the Dad's need something to do while the kids are on the water slides.

  2. Don't come down on the fair for offering drinks. This is a craft and certainly one that belongs in agriculture due to ingredients. And for those worrying about how much you can drink. I'm sure it's more to do with liability than anything else. They don't want people suing for being over served. If you want a buzz, do a little pre-drinking before you go.

  3. I don't drink but go into this "controlled area" so my friend can drink. They have their 3 drink limit and then I give my friend my 3 drink limit. How is the fair going to control this very likely situation????

  4. I feel the conditions of the alcohol sales are a bit heavy handed, but you need to realize this is the first year in quite some time that beer & wine will be sold at the fair. They're starting off slowly to get a gauge on how it will perform this year - I would assume if everything goes fine that they relax some of the limits in the next year or couple of years. That said, I think requiring the consumption of alcohol to only occur in the beer tent is a bit much. That is going to be an awkward situation for those with minors - "Honey, I'm getting a beer... Ok, sure go ahead... Alright see you in just a min- half an hour."

  5. This might be an effort on the part of the State Fair Board to manage the risk until they get a better feel for it. However, the blanket notion that alcohol should not be served at "family oriented" events is perhaps an oversimplification. and not too realistic. For 15 years, I was a volunteer at the Indianapolis Air Show, which was as family oriented an event as it gets. We sold beer donated by Monarch Beverage Company and served by licensed and trained employees of United Package Liquors who were unpaid volunteers. And where did that money go? To central Indiana children's charities, including Riley Hospital for Children! It's all about managing the risk.

ADVERTISEMENT