Serial restaurateur Mike Cunningham’s stable of eateries has swelled to 24,and he’s taking over the closed Old Point Tavern on Massachusetts Avenue and Cerulean at The Alexander hotel in CityWay.
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 group behind some of the city’s hottest eateries of the last decade plans to open a “coastal Italian” concept in the space that Cerulean is vacating at the end of the month.
Cunningham in the past seven years has opened Mesh, Bru Burger and Union 50 on Massachusetts Avenue. He launched Vida—where Amici’s Italian Restaurant once stood—in February, and followed up with The Livery on College Avenue in November.
Mike Cunningham and business partner Patrick Heitz have received approval to build two upscale condos in one structure at the rear of the Vida restaurant, set to open early next month.
Mass Ave around the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and East Street has been bursting lately with new dining options. Here’s the latest.
Finding the golden ticket of a liquor license in Indianapolis can be tricky—and costly. All 321 permits allowed in Marion
County under a state quota have been allotted. Unless a restaurant is opening in an “off-quota” district, the
owner has to find someone willing to transfer an existing license.