Visit Indy has seen an uptick in the popularity of its attraction pass this summer, after the tourism group added new locations, reduced the cost and added an option to bundle the pass with hotel rooms.
PHOTO GALLERY: Digital art space The Lume set to open at Newfields
The Lume, a permanent exhibition space engineered by Austrialia-based Grande Experiences, will feature 30 works by artist Vincent Van Gogh showcased through floor-to-ceiling projections.Read More
Indy Shorts film festival continues growth as standalone event
The Indy Shorts International Film Festival, which gets under way Tuesday, has expanded in size and popularity since its founding as part of the Heartland International Film Festival in 2018.Read More
New downtown restaurant to pay tribute to Hulman family
The Hulman restaurant is the result of a partnership with the IMS Museum, which holds rights to Tony Hulman’s name and likeness.Read More
Indy is working to hold onto Combine even as NFL seeks other suitors
The league’s decision to invite other cities to bid to host its Scouting Combine didn’t come as a surprise to local leaders, and it gave them a head start on designing a bid that could keep the Combine in town beyond 2022.Read More
None of the projects in Indy’s central business district has definitively been canceled since the pandemic began, IBJ research has found. In fact, three new downtown properties have opened since last December, with another three scheduled to debut later this year.
The brief, up-and-down flight—about as long as Alan Shepard’s first U.S. spaceflight in 1961—was a splashy and unabashedly commercial plug for Virgin Galactic, which plans to start taking paying customers on joyrides next year.
The Indiana State Fair is set to offer new food items this year that will be featured in its “Taste of the Fair” contest, includes everything from a funnel-cake-inspired beer to a grilled cheese sandwich made with waffles.
The downtown sports bar and casual dining restaurant opened in Circle Centre at the corner of Washington and Illinois streets in 2001 as Champps Americana.
IBJ reporter Mickey Shuey talks with John Downs, the CEO of the National Confectioners Association, to find out why the group decided to host its signature trade show—The Sweets & Snacks Expo—in person this year and how it picked Indianapolis to be the event’s location.
Indianapolis this week welcomed the Sweets & Snacks Expo at the Indiana Convention Center—its first major trade show since March 2020. John Downs, chief of the organization that organizes the event, said he’d like to see it return to Indianapolis in the future.
Indianapolis has hosted the NFL Scouting Combine every year since 1987 but will soon have to compete with other cities for the event.
The Grand Park Research & Development Hub will use the 400-acre youth sports campus as a testing ground for new technologies, services and research projects related to facilities and activities in the sports tourism industry.
The town of Speedway is considering legal action against the developer of the long-delayed Wilshaw hotel project, after the company declined its requests to provide a public update Monday night on the development’s status.
The operator of the city’s convention facilities reported its best monthly financial performance since the pandemic led the Indiana Convention Center to temporarily close down in March 2020.
A struggling Indianapolis City Market is offering a rent-deferment program that could help merchants who’ve been hit hard by the pandemic and road reconstruction. The move comes as the market is looking at its own finances, with plans to ask the city for a bailout.
Government leaders in Anderson, Carmel, Fishers, Indianapolis, Noblesville, Westfield, and Hamilton and Madison counties, have joined together to secure funding for redevelopment and economic investment projects along the White River.
Organizers from more than 20 group met last week to evaluate security and logistical needs and discuss public events, space use and contingency plans for the Jan. 8 spectacle at Lucas Oil Stadium.
A lack of chips, computer not tortilla, is wreaking havoc on the already beleaguered restaurant and bar industry.
One thing that hotels across the board are considering is whether many of their customers are willing to accept fewer services than before, such as daily room cleanings and sizable breakfast spreads, analysts say, and that might mean a smaller hotel workforce.
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.
People can watch the American alligator in a swampy habitat resembling the southeast U.S., as well as see the Orinoco crocodile in a home that mimics the tropical river basins of Colombia and Venezuela.