Brokers say downtown dining scene hopping despite high-profile closures
A host of big-name restaurants has closed downtown over the past year amid financial struggles and disappointing sales.Read More
Louie’s Wine Dive, Taste Cafe close College Avenue sites while eyeing revivals
The owner of Taste plans to reopen early next year in a new space within a mile of the former restaurant at 52nd Street and College Avenue.Read More
Circle Centre files suit against Granite City over lease default
According to the suit, Granite City failed to pay monthly rent and meet other obligations under terms of the lease for the 9,603-square-foot ground-floor space it occupied in Circle Centre until late last month.Read More
Grand Junction Brewing Co.’s tap room and production facility, which opened about a mile away in 2017, will remain open.
Bub’s Cafe owner Matt Frey said the eatery will close Wednesday. He and his wife, Rachel, own the restaurant and the building that houses it.
IBJ real estate reporter Mickey Shuey describes the downtown restaurant scene, with details about what’s closing, what’s opening and what’s coming in the future. Plus, find out where you’re likely to spy some IBJ reporters the next time you’re out for lunch.
The hedge fund manager, who gained control of the Indianapolis-based chain a decade ago, is facing challenges on many fronts—from declining customer traffic to a looming loan maturity.
Steak n Shake classified 103 of this year’s closures as “temporary,” and said it plans to reopen the stores under its new franchise partnership program.
At least four restaurants in the area have blamed their closings on the U.S. 31 project. Carmel says other nearby restaurants are doing just fine.
Owner Bill Ficca said he plans to reopen the restaurant at 6319 Guilford Ave. after Labor Day with a new concept.
The corporate owner of many of the remaining Scotty’s Brewhouse restaurants said it had closed all of its operations. The decision leaves less than a handful of independently owned Scotty’s locations.
The Indianapolis-based restaurant and bar chain opened the microbrewery location more than eight years ago to supply the Scotty’s chain with its own brand of craft beer.
The east-side Cajun and creole restaurant is a successor of sorts to Papa Roux, which operated out of the same building before closing last fall.
The steakhouse, part of a chain founded by NFL coaching legend Don Shula, plans to leave the Westin Indianapolis at the end of next month.
When the location opened in 1999, Hard Rock was still considered a fashionable brand and a good get for a downtown in the midst of a renaissance powered in part by Circle Centre mall.
Instead of trying to continue operating the Meridian-Kessler eatery, Patachou leaders say the space is needed to temporarily house the operations of the company’s fast-growing, not-for-profit foundation.
The chain founded by Jimmy Buffett had as many as 23 locations in 2012. On Tuesday, its website counted only two after closure of the south-side eatery.
As one of Hamilton Crossing Centre’s key tenants prepares to close its doors, the future of the Kite Realty development along Meridian Street in Carmel remains unclear.
Peppy Grill, 1004 Virginia Ave., has been closed by the Marion County Health Department after an inspector found food was not being stored at proper temperatures.