Chef Carlos Salazar said he expects downtown Indianapolis customers will be more open to the global street food he serves at Lil Dumplings.
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Garage Food Hall adds to tenant roster, plans room for more
The Garage Food Hall, part of the $300 million Bottleworks development on Mass Ave, has 17 tenants, with two more opening next month. The hall expects to create even more tenant space once pandemic restrictions end.Read More
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The South Meridian Street bars, Tiki Bob’s Cantina and The Patron Saint, were cited for multiple violations including not requiring masks and social distancing. Both establishments corrected the violations, the health department said.
Some local museums and cultural institutions say they saw a bump in visitation over the weekend related to March Madness. Meanwhile, the attractions are playing up their basketball connections in a bid to attract visitors.
A wide-reaching alcohol policy bill would allow for curbside pickup of alcoholic beverages, plus carryout beverages at the new food hall at the Bottleworks development in downtown Indianapolis.
The massive hall, known as The Garage, currently features 10 dining and drink options and three retail spaces and opened early this month to much fanfare. Another five dining selections are on their way.
SoChatti is adding the storefront to its production, research and warehouse facility in the Circle City Industrial Complex on the city’s near east side. Also this week: J’s Lobster & Fish Market, The Spice Box.
Living Room Theaters plans to open in December followed soon after by YogaSix and GoodNeighbor, as well as a new coffee shop.
Work on the ritzy Mass Ave hotel has continued throughout the pandemic, despite delays to other projects around the city. The Bottleworks campus food hall is slated to open in January.
Its owners are planning to begin construction on a new, bigger building this fall, following the January fire that gutted its original home. Also this week: The W Nail Bar, Crazy Tortas.
High Alpha began moving out of its Circle Tower headquarters, 55 Monument Circle, last week after more than five years in the historic downtown building.
The construction industry is exempt from Gov. Eric Holcomb’s orders that non-essential businesses close and Hoosiers stay home.
The businesses join 16 other tenants confirmed for the Garage Food Hall lineup. The food hall is expected to open in October.
With its debut just months away, the 12-acre, $300 million Bottleworks District on the north end of Massachusetts Avenue has a majority of its Phase I office and entertainment space and nearly all of its food hall leased.
The Harbour, YogaSix and Witch Hazel Salon will join a growing list of tenants for the first phase of the 12-acre, $300 million mixed-use development at 850 Massachusetts Ave., officials said.
The omnibus alcohol bill authored by Rep. Ben Smaltz, R-Auburn, would also create a special alcohol permit for a planned food hall at the Bottleworks development on Massachusetts Avenue.