The brand, unveiled in August, was created by the Greater Virginia Avenue Corridor Economic Improvement District to market businesses in Fountain Square, Fletcher Place, North Square and Holy Rosary.
From Aretha Franklin to Outkast: Tonic Ball reveals its honored acts
Tonic Ball will feature Indiana musicians performing songs popularized by Aretha Franklin, Outkast, Jimi Hendrix and Taylor Swift.Read More
Six businesses in Fountain Square Theatre Building sold to wedding venue operator
Moller Enterprises, which owns The Sanctuary on Penn, bought the business operations from Linton Calvert, with plans to greatly increase event activity in the building.Read More
BrewDog bar in Fountain Square is permanently closed
The bar opened on the first floor of the Forte apartment building, 1140 Shelby St., in September 2019.Read More
Local developers planning $60M apartment, retail project on Cultural Trail in Fountain Square
The site of a one-story, nondescript building in Fountain Square used sparingly for local White Castle operations soon could house a five-story building with nearly 200 apartments and six street-level storefronts.Read More
Pandemic-related closures and capacity limits affected music venues throughout Indianapolis and the nation, but live music made a comeback.
Pure Eatery plans to end its 11-year run as a fixture in the Fountain Square neighborhood, the owners said Tuesday in a social media post.
As planned by Chase Development Co. and Birge & Held, Lincoln Lofts in the rebounding Bates-Hendricks neighborhood would be reserved for individuals and families making up to 60% of the area’s median income. The project would mean demolition for the former Abraham Lincoln School, IPS No. 18.
The project, called FSX—shortened from “Fountain Square Ten”—is planned for a narrow site at 1003 Prospect St., which currently houses two drive-thru ATMs for PNC Bank. The units each will have a two-car garage and rooftop deck.
Leather goods manufacturer Howl & Hide Supply Co. won’t be the only business setting up shop at 1046 Virginia Ave. Wild’s Barber Shop will join Howl & Hide at the site, which is across the street from the Murphy Art Center in the heart of Fountain Square.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Neighboring 1205 Distillery plans to take over the space along with Greek’s Pizzeria, creating a combination tasting room and restaurant.
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.