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Local senior-living complex more than doubles assisted-living units in $5M expansion
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Extreme trampoline park Defy Indianapolis to open in Castleton
The gymnasium for thrill-seekers will include a stunt platform, trapeze area and foam pit. Also this week: a new Newk’s, changes at the Fashion Mall and deals for Amazonians at Whole Foods.
Indianapolis’ Flat 12 Bierwerks unveils new family-friendly space
The brewery is following competitors that have opened up to minors. Also this week: Campbell’s Highland Grill, Camp Bow Wow, Untuckit, Tandoor & Tikka, Qdoba
Milktooth chef Jonathan Brooks opens Beholder restaurant
Also this week: Commissary Barber and Barista, Pots & Pans Pie Co., Big Bazaar Indian Grocery and Kitchen, Indy E Cigs, and more.
Circle Centre mall to renovate its entrances
The project is the first step in a multi-million-dollar upgrade of the downtown retail hub. Also in Property Lines: Crew Carwash, Joella’s Hot Chicken, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Poke Guru and Game Paradise.
Group launches east-side retail discount program
The free card offers discounts at 18 east-side establishments, mostly restaurants and shops. Also in Property Lines: new drinking and dining options on the south side; Valvoline adds to local footprint.
Target revamps Indianapolis distribution center
Also: Drybar, Tavern at the Point, Russell Provisions and Huse Culinary
Detroit-based auto-service chain outlines ambitious plans for Indy market
Roundup: The 96-year-old tire and automotive service retailer plans to open more than two dozen area stores in next 18 months. Also, news on Provider coffee, Warby Parker eyewear and a new coworking space.
Inferno Room tiki bar coming to Virginia Avenue
Owner of Black Market and Rook wants to draw rum enthusiasts to South Pacific-themed spot in Fountain Square. Also this week: Condado Tacos in Broad Ripple and a Walmart experiment in Noblesville.
Circle Centre to restore mall access via closed Carson’s store
The Carson’s anchor store went out of business April 29. Its Washington and Meridian street entrances have been closed since then, blocking key entryways into the mall.
Revamp of former Cerulean restaurant space now has name, opening timeframe
The Italian-themed eatery in the upscale Alexander hotel will be operated by the same homegrown firm that has created some of the best-reviewed restaurants in the city.
Roundup: Pearl Street, Five Guys, Casey’s General Stores, Books & Brews and more
Low-key downtown eatery busts into Fishers; convenience store known for rural markets enters Indy.
Roundup: Kohl’s ‘rightsizing’ in Speedway, a Marsh replacement, and Kilwins Chocolates on Mass
Wisconsin-based Kohl’s said last month it will shrink about a dozen of its stores this year as part of a broader effort to reduce its bricks-and-mortar square footage.
Old National Bank to close branch offices in Indianapolis, Carmel
Old National took over all three of the branches in 2009 when it acquired 52 Indianapolis-area Charter One offices. All but a few of those locations have since closed.
Indy CD & Vinyl, Luna Music, Square Cat Vinyl, others to celebrate Record Store Day
Event boosts independent retailers. Also this week: Bentley’s Pet Stuff, Bird Fever, Le Peep and Tom Wood Toyota.
Portillo’s restaurant chain planning to open Avon location
The Avon location will be the third local restaurant for the growing Chicago-based chain, which is known for its hots dogs and Italian beef sandwiches.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail launches food tours with stops at Milktooth, Bluebeard, Cafe Patachou, others
Participants will get a chance to sample food and interact with chefs and owners at a selection of restaurants and other culinary establishments in and near downtown.
Conner’s Kitchen + Bar part of downtown Marriott’s new restaurant lineup
A second new establishment, Rye Bar, opens at the Marriott Monday. Also: Wings Etc., Bell Helmets, Macy’s, Kate Spade.
Black Eye, an Asian-themed takeout place, to open in Fountain Square
The eatery focusing on ramen, rice bowls and banh mi sandwiches will be operated by the same husband-and-wife team that owns General American Donut Co.