Storms and severe weather warnings held back crowds at the Indiana State Fair on closing weekend.
Gen Con draws nearly 70,000 to Indianapolis, event officials say
The event, which has been hosted by the city since 2003, broke its records for exhibitors, total ticketed events, and for sales of four-day and Sunday badges.Read More
City, Kite agree to build only one hotel at a time at Pan Am Plaza
Ongoing disagreement between the city of Indianapolis and a group of downtown hotel owners has prompted city leaders to officially postpone construction of one of the two convention hotels planned for Pan Am Plaza.Read More
New Swine Barn at state fairgrounds could host events year-round
The $50 million project, which Gov. Eric Holcomb has suggested be funded through the state’s reserves, would demolish most of the existing structure and replace it with a new 170,000-square-foot, climate-controlled facility that will be called the Fall Creek Pavilion.Read More
New owners of Tibbs Drive-In predict bright future
The new owners, who recently acquired the 24-acre property, say they’ve already made some improvements to the four-screen outdoor theater, which has been in operation on the west side of Indianapolis since 1967.Read More
The four-day event will feature numerous Democratic presidential candidates. Conference events will largely cover topics highlighted in the National Urban League’s 2019 State of Black America report, particularly voter discrimination, election interference and the U.S. Census.
Colorado-based Vail Resorts Inc. plans to take over 17 U.S. ski areas ranging from the Northeast to the Midwest by acquiring Peak Resorts Inc. for $264 million.
Court documents, as well as other reports and interviews, capture a terrifying night on Table Rock Lake that claimed 17 lives, including nine members of an Indianapolis resident’s family.
Visit Indy has held preliminary talks with the NFL about the city’s hosting the three-day event as soon as 2024.
The 47-year-old told IBJ he hopes to make the most of what he learned in Germany—where he grew up and got his start in hospitality—as well as in Dublin, Phoenix and Virginia, with hopes of adding some authentic German flair to the hotel’s specialty menus.
An entrepreneur accused of running a Ponzi scheme to expand a network of luxury event venues was ordered to surrender a chunk of proceeds from the sale of his $2.4 million home while retirees who invested millions of dollars in a proposed facility in Carmel pursue legal claims.
Indiana casinos will compete effectively against a slew of new casino sites in Illinois, Gov. Eric Holcomb said Monday.
Eldorado Resorts Inc. announced Monday that it plans to buy Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp., creating the largest gambling operator in the United States—and in Indiana.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Brown County State Park and its Abe Martin Lodge will remain closed because of a lack of a potable water supply caused by recent heavy rainfall.
A small group of retirees paid a combined $6.2 million last year for stakes in a proposed event center in Carmel that never was built. The investors claim they were duped in a vast fraud involving financial advisers, a property broker and a bankrupt company called Noah Corp.
Animal Recovery Mission said its new video shows workers abusing adult cows behind the scenes at Farm Oaks Farms. Meanwhile, one of the former employees charged with abuse has been taken into custody.
As stand-up electric scooters have rolled into more than 100 cities worldwide, many of the people riding them are ending up in the emergency room with serious injuries. Others have been killed.
While the city and Kite Realty Group discuss a slower development timetable for the massive hospitality project, White Lodging said it is holding off on plans for another downtown hotel “until we figure out what’s going on at Pan Am Plaza.”
Retailers began pulling Fair Oaks Farms products from their shelves Wednesday after an anti-cruelty investigative group released graphic video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves.
A committee of the Indianapolis City-County Council has signed off on bonds and financing the Capital Improvement Board needs for its share of the $360 million overhaul of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Republican mayoral candidate Jim Merritt said Tuesday that he plans to walk in Saturday’s parade “as a private citizen, not as a candidate for mayor” and that his “intention for walking in the pride parade is to show others that, over time, my opinions have progressed and theirs can as well.”
Illinois legislators have approved a giant gambling-expansion bill that allows sports betting and as many as six new casinos, including one in Chicago.
Hancock County native and Ball State University graduate Angela Ahrendts joins the home-sharing startup after a five-year stint overhauling Apple Inc.’s retail operations.