Local coffee shop to take former Starbucks spot on Monument Circle
Command Coffee has signed a long-term lease for the space, which Starbucks vacated late last year, citing concerns about the safety of its employees.Read More
Circle Tower owner facing foreclosure for alleged nonpayment
Chicago co-working company Expansive bought the landmark building on Monument Circle before the pandemic. Centier Bank says Expansive still owes $12.9M on its loan and has fallen behind on payments.Read More
Pedestrian-only section of Circle to open Saturday through Nov. 2
The Monument Circle quadrant outside of the Emmis Corp. headquarters and South Bend Chocolate Co. will serve as a pedestrian-only experience in the heart of downtown Indianapolis.Read More
The Republican candidate for mayor said on X and Facebook that he would “do everything in my power” to stop a pro-Palestine group from “assembling on property dedicated to Americans who have died for our country.”
The group has used Placer.ai, an artificial-intelligence-based software system that partners with a wide range of mobile apps companies to measure movement using anonymous phone-tracking software.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett on Wednesday announced plans for a four-month closure to vehicles in a quadrant of Monument Circle and a pedestrian-focused redevelopment of Georgia Street.
In 1926, the Indianapolis Light and Heat Co. strung lights on its building, decorating it for Christmas.
The 18-month effort is expected to boost the number of bike patrol officers, security cameras, cleaning crews and those helping the homeless in the Mile Square.
A circle seems like a simple shape, but this is a very complex puzzle for city officials. For this week’s edition of the IBJ Podcast, Dan Parker, director of the Indianapolis Department of Public Works, talks with host Mason King about the direction the city is taking and what roadblocks could be in the way.
Jeff Smulyan, chairman, CEO and founder of Emmis, said the company is weighing all its options for what could be done with the prominent downtown property.
Once again, the festival is expected to feature some of the city’s best-known restaurants and brewers, music, a wing-eating contest and other activities.
Saturday’s concerts on Monument Circle featured R&B and hip-hop artist Doja Cat and indie pop trio AJR. IBJ’s Mickey Shuey was there to capture the shows in pictures.
Although the game will be played indoors, many big fan events will be outside—including concerts on Monument Circle, an aerial dance troupe, a zipline, and a “Touchdown Bag Jump.”
Fans of Doja Cat and Twenty One Pilots will look up to see dancers descend from the 49th floor to the 23rd floor of Salesforce Tower.
After the pandemic prevented Indiana Grown from putting on its annual Monumental Marketplace in 2020, the one-day event is set return to Monument Circle on June 18. More than 75 vendors are expected to attend the event.
In a push to bring more revenue to Indianapolis restaurants as they recover from the pandemic, Downtown Indy Inc. is introducing a new event on Monument Circle.
The contract is part of $10.2 million reconstruction project to Market Street on both the east and west sides of Monument Circle.
Luxori Salon, a startup, and B. Bliss Spa, which moved to Monument Circle from the Stutz Business and Arts Center, have taken the space formerly occupied by Studio 2000, a longtime salon and spa that closed last summer.