The Wine Market, which opened on Virginia Avenue in 2017, is bursting at the seams. Its owners are investing more than $2 million to buy and renovate a new space in the heart of Fountain Square.
Crown Liquors eyeing Fountain Square for large, high-end store
The outpost near the heart of Fountain Square’s business district would be the second-largest of 19 stores in the chain. Two local groups have opposed it, and its hearing for a state liquor permit is set for next month.Read More
Onyx+East plans $12.5M project with 37 homes on north side of Fountain Square
The property is currently occupied by a former church building that was most recently used by New Birth Ministries. The structure will be razed as part of the project.Read More
Fletcher Place eatery Repeal to close, making way for distillery, pizzeria
Neighboring 1205 Distillery plans to take over the space along with Greek’s Pizzeria, creating a combination tasting room and restaurant.Read More
Despite the pandemic wreaking havoc on retail, Ross Tuggle and his wife, Brooke, opened Tuggle’s Gifts and Goods last November on Virginia Avenue in Fountain Square.
The three owners of 4-year-old Witch Hazel say it needs more room to accommodate growth, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Square Cat Vinyl at 1054 Virginia Ave. is expanding into a 2,400-square-foot space previously occupied by Vintage Vogue, a Goodwill store for fashionable second-hand clothing that closed in March 2020.
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 Indiana Department of Transportation plans to partially or totally close two bridges over interstates at the northern edge of Fountain Square for 12 days each starting next week.
The interruption in downtown convention business caused the closure. Also this week: Studio C, Tandoor & Tikka, Peppy Grill, The Fudge Kettle, 21st Amendment Wine & Spirits.
Creating the 66-unit apartment project would entail demolishing the two-story, 30,000-square-foot Teamsters building at 1233 Shelby St.
The Indianapolis Public Library has reached an agreement in principle to close its Fountain Square branch in May so the not-for-profit literacy organization can move its bookstore to the space this summer.
Plans for the hostel have been recommended for approval by city staff, because it “would be appropriate and would recognize [the building’s] historical and architectural value.”
Also this week: YUJO Ramen & Boba Tea, Taste of Dubai, Which Wich, Marco’s Pizza, Bovaconti Coffee, State of Grace
Developed in collaboration with longtime local food expert Jolene Ketzenberger, the guided tours offer an afternoon of culinary adventure along the eight-mile downtown trail.
Owners Taki and Jeanette Sawi said the restaurant’s last day of operations will be Saturday, but some of the eatery’s menu items will still be available at another venue.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail was supposed to be a nice city amenity and promote a healthy lifestyle among downtown residents and visitors. But it’s become much more.