They are working through a multitude of logistical details as they prepare to reopen for dine-in service for the first time in more than two months. They’ll be limited to outdoor seating until July 4.
Mass Ave business owners criticize city’s plan to close streets for outdoor dining
A group of 23 local restaurant, retail and not-for-profit leaders has gone on record to oppose the city’s plan to close Massachusetts Avenue to traffic through July 4 to allow for more outdoor dining.Read More
Four from Indianapolis named James Beard semifinalists
A chef, a restaurateur and two restaurants were named as semifinalists for the James Beard Awards, which are often referred to as the Oscars of the restaurant industry.Read More
Deal between Indy Reads, library would relocate bookstore to Fountain Square
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.Read More
Slapfish, a California-based chain of fast-casual seafood restaurants, plans to open its first Indianapolis location, at 345 Massachusetts Ave.
The shop, which will sell handmade items from artisans in the United States and abroad, is taking the space formerly occupied by the gift shop Pumkinfish. Also this week: MAC Cosmetics, Burlington Stores, Aldi.
If successful, the Keep Ann Dancing fundraising campaign, announced Thursday morning, will pay for hardware and technology upgrades and a maintenance fund for Ann Dancing by British artist Julian Opie.
The financing plan for the two-site $40 million project near the Athenaeum was advanced by a City-County Council committee just days after a group opposed to the project accused the developer of unprofessional conduct.
Stenz Construction Corp. bought a two-story office building in the Mass Ave District and is seeking to demolish it to make way for the development.
The establishment, located in the space formerly occupied by Mass Ave Toys, occupies 7,500 square feet over two levels—a bar and full-service restaurant on the main floor, and a second bar in the basement.
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.
One day after shutting down his upscale southern European eatery in the Mass Ave district, local restaurateur and chef Neal Brown disclosed he was moving on to an even bigger project in partnership with former Angie’s List CEO Bill Oesterle.
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.
The development partnership for the project has acquired a half-block site and will begin demolition of a former fire station and headquarters in early January.
Plans for a controversial three-story “digital canvas” have been dropped from the Mass Ave development’s design. Developers also replaced the Montage on Mass name with a different one.
Louisville-birthed Wild Eggs adds a solid morning dining option to the foot of Mass Ave.
A surge of activity in the Mass Ave area is spilling over into the historic neighborhood that’s now considering whether to restrict parking on its streets.
Be warned: the hot pepper honey sauce at Eagle Food & Beer Hall means business.
The Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission on Wednesday evening approved the design of the five-story Montage on Mass apartment and retail project, but the building’s controversial electronic-mesh art display likely won’t be considered until next year.