Thursday will be the last day of operations for Open Society Public House, a locally owned restaurant and cocktail bar that opened in the Meridian-Kessler neighborhood in June 2016.
IBJ Podcast host Mason King talks to two of them — Bruce Bordelon and Jill Blume — about Indiana’s wine industry, what makes it special and what to expect in the future.
The 13,000-square-foot facility is slated for the site of a former discount retailer, located a block east of the center of Fountain Square’s resurgent commercial and cultural districts.
The restaurant is a project of local attorney Trevor Belden, who opened The Ball & Biscuit cocktail lounge on Mass Ave in 2010.
The restaurant, created by Food Network chef Michael Symon, opened in the high-profile Ironworks development in mid-2015.
The establishment, located in the space formerly occupied by Mass Ave Toys, occupies 7,500 square feet over two levels—a bar and full-service restaurant on the main floor, and a second bar in the basement.
Bars have begun offering trivia nights focused on a particular pop-culture topic, instead of general trivia, which draws devoted teams of super fans.
Tow Yard Brewing made the move to reorganize its assets before its current lease ends and the owner of the building seeks another tenant for the space.
North-side Indianapolis eatery Bent Rail Brewery & Restaurant has closed, but plans are already in the works for a German-themed brewpub to take its place under new ownership.
The second-oldest bar in Indianapolis will soon close its doors, clearing the way for one of the city’s most dynamic restaurateurs to take over the space.
The longtime collaborators responsible for Wild Beaver Saloon are melding live performance with a love of facial hair in the three-story Burnside Inn.
When David Andrichik bought the Chatterbox in 1982, it sat on a street pocked with second-floor sleeping rooms and grungy storefront businesses.
The explosive growth in craft breweries is starting to slow in Indiana, and a smattering of players have gone out of business. Yet industry observers remain bullish on the market.
The Castleton mainstay is branching out to Hamilton County and taking the space of Casler’s Kitchen and Bar, which closed on Wednesday.
Owner Granite City announced the closure Wednesday, along with three Granite City restaurants in two Midwestern states. Adjoining lounge Bartini’s also closed.