Monon Toys & Crafts opened at 6510 Cornell Ave. and is in 1,000 square feet of rented space previously occupied by Broad Ripple Knits.
Health department forces Broad Ripple ice cream shop to close
The Marion County Health Department forced the Baskin-Robbins in Broad Ripple to close last week because of a malfunctioning air conditioner. The shop’s owner said he has no plans to reopen.Read More
Parks department plans to buy Broad Ripple community center after construction
Indy Parks said Tuesday that it expects to spend more than $20 million to acquire the 40,000-square-foot facility and avoid shelling out nearly $1 million per year as part of a long-term lease agreement.Read More
Buckingham plans 187-unit apartment complex along Monon Trail in Broad Ripple
Plans for Monon Court call for razing an apartment development that has been been on the site for more than 70 years.Read More
At long last, plans solidify for pedestrian/bike trail between Broad Ripple Park, Monon
The city of Indianapolis and the Broad Ripple Village Association expect to spend a combined $1.2 million on the RiverWalk multi-use trail, which will run along the north side of Broad Ripple Avenue.Read More
The 117-year-old caboose has occupied a tiny parcel of city-owned land adjacent to the trail for a half-century. But Indy Parks & Recreation and the Department of Metropolitan Development want it gone.
The family behind Usta Turkish and Mediterranean Restaurant, slated to open in Broad Ripple by the end of the month, scouted several options for moving once it was forced to close its location in Bloomington, Illinois.
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.
The health department said downtown club After 6 and Broad Ripple’s Casba Bar both violated pandemic-related health restrictions. Both clubs will have to submit risk-mitigation plans to reopen.
Keystone Corp. would replace the former Chase Bank branch in the 6200 block of College Avenue with a five-story building adjacent to the garage, while adding two levels of apartments atop the parking structure.
The 86th Street location, the chain’s second Indianapolis-area store, is set to open this spring. Lou Malnati’s confirmed the location last year but until now had not specified when it planned to open.
This will be the third location for Java House, a cold-brew coffee shop chain based on products originally developed by Carmel-based Heartland Food Products Group, best known for Splenda.
The owner of the 45-year-old mainstay recently informed its landlord that it didn’t want to renew its lease, which expired in December.
A local entrepreneur plans to redevelop the former Broad Ripple Steakhouse restaurant site and an adjacent property into a multi-tenant dining concept and outdoor recreation area. The development would utilize numerous shipping containers in its design.
The sports bar and restaurant discontinued dine-in service on Oct. 30 because of the rise in COVID-19 cases. It announced Sunday that it had decided to close “until further notice.”
Thieves is the brainchild of a Fishers couple who decided to open a bar after losing their jobs during the pandemic. Also this week: Snakeroot Botanicals, Rise n Roll Bakery, The Jazz Kitchen, The Smoke Pit and more.
The projects include a two-building development in Broad Ripple that would serve as the headquarters for the staffing firm Eight Eleven Group.
Kroger said the store, which has nearly 40 employees, hasn’t operated profitably for several years and that a turnaround wasn’t realistic.
A planned two-building office headquarters in Broad Ripple for staffing company Eight Eleven Group is another step closer to approval.
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.
The Indianapolis Public Library plans to acquire land from the Washington Township school district as part of a years-long effort to build a new Glendale-area branch to replace the one in Glendale Town Center.