Have the day off in honor of Presidents’ Day? Take the opportunity to plan a family fun day. Many of the city’s museums and will remain open, giving you and the kiddos the chance to discover Indiana’s presidential heritage.
There’s now a new reason to fall in love with the food all over again. Accomplished Indy chef and restaurateur Greg Hardesty has come on board to revamp the modern American fare and truly make Spoke & Steele a neighborhood restaurant.
When Condé Nast Traveler said we’re one of ‘6 US Cities to Watch in 2017’, they were right. And keep watching, my fellow travelers, because 2018 will be nonstop fun.
Here’s a quick look at what I’m most excited about in 2018.
Veterans Day is this Saturday, November 11, and we should all take time to pause from our busy lives to reflect and thank the brave men and women who choose to serve and sacrifice for our greater good. The city of Indianapolis has lots of ways to observe this important day.
2017 marks 10 years since Vonnegut passed away, and Visit Indy is celebrating with a “Cheers to Vonnegut” campaign. As a part of this campaign, 11 bartenders in the city have created Vonnegut-inspired cocktails to be featured on their respective menus for six weeks throughout winter and spring. This week I clinked glasses with Ethan Rogers at Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery.
Celebrate the Year of Vonnegut in Indy with 11 cocktails concocted by the city’s top mixologists. For 11 weeks, you’ll have the opportunity to try these Vonnegut-inspired cocktails.
For each drink, I sat down to catch up with the bartender who crafted it, asking him or her a series of questions about what inspired the drink. Next up, is a Q&A with Kendall Lockwood from ball & biscuit.
Out with the old and in with the … older? To complement Indy’s fast-growing food scene, we’re highlighting a few of our favorite historic restaurants. These tried-and-true establishments include a more-than-100-year-old deli, a café inside a cathedral, and a diner originally manufactured in New Jersey. Go ahead; order up! (Er … read on.)
MLK Day in Indianapolis offers a number of fantastic experiences (most of them free!) for your family to celebrate a courageous and life giving civil rights activist, living out his dream of bringing people together to realize a dream of acknowledging the beauty of the human family.
You made it to the polling station and filled out your ballot. But have you made plans for the rest of Election Day? From an improvised comedy debate at White Rabbit Cabaret to a watch party at Flat 12 Bierwerks, there are plenty of things to do after you vote.
This event is always special to Indy, but this year is extraordinary. With the 20th anniversary of Spirit and Place, the 200th anniversary of Indiana, and almost 10 years since the passing of inaugural speaker Vonnegut this is something you do not want to miss.
Did you know that H.H. Holmes, one of America's first serial killers, once lived in Irvington? Did you know that he killed more people than Jack the Ripper? Did you know you can see a re-creation of his infamous "Murder Castle" starting today at Playground Productions Studio?
The Indiana History Center’s newest exhibit, You Are There: Eli Lilly at the Beginning, transports visitors back in time. Visit Civil War veteran Colonel Eli Lilly’s original laboratory on Pearl Street of Indianapolis during its nascent days of development. Discover what drove Eli Lilly not only to found Eli Lilly and Company but also his passion for philanthropic living and giving