From the opening of the Bottleworks District to the restoration of the Madame Walker Theatre Center, Indy's 200th birthday is reason to celebrate many new milestones.
Hands-on learning and an immense collection of artifacts, coupled with sheer scale, puts The Children's Museum of Indianapolis in the top spot for readers of Parents.
While eating their way across America, Food & Wine stopped in Indy to experience Beholder. The new restaurant from acclaimed chef Jonathan Brooks introduced editors to a new side of the city.
Indy's cultural attractions, from Newfields to The Children's Museum to the Madam Walker Theatre Center, landed Indiana on the coveted list of top U.S. travel destinations according to Forbes.
Explosive growth in short-term rentals was a surprise for editors at Curbed so they dug in to explain why Indy is an outlier when compared with other cities across the country.
Noting the city's rich jazz heritage and venues ranging from the Chatterbox to the Hi-Fi and the Vogue, Reader's Digest encouraged readers to tune into Indy's music scene.
The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, a thriving sports scene, and top-notch restaurants and breweries were all reasons cited by Livability to consider a move to Indiana's capital city.
Taking note of trail development and growth in corporate expansions, Bloomberg realized that Indy has a fertile dining scene with restauranteurs like Neil Brown and Martha Hoover setting the pace.
For the second time in four years, IND was chosen as best medium-sized airport after feedback from millions of worldwide customers lauded its terminal facilities for cleanliness, comfort, atmosphere, signs, and Wi-Fi.
In explaining the appeal of Indianapolis, Forbes pointed to sports, food and drink, value, steak, golf, and unique attractions as just a few of the reasons why the city punches well above its weight class.
With affordable prices and a friendly, accessible vibe, no suprise Indy ranked among one of America's Favorite Places with Travel + Leisure readers.
Readers agreed that the city's friendly people, variety of things to see and do, and abundance of great places to eat make Indy a great choice for visiting and living.
Spacious and airy Civic Plaza, cutting-edge security procedures, and local food options have solidified Indianapolis International Airport's top spot on Airport Council International's list of top North American airports for a stunning seventh year in a row.
When USA Today readers were asked to rank their Top 10 Convention Cities, it was Indy coming in at #1. With more hotel rooms (4,700) connected to the Indiana Convention Center than any city in the country, it isn't surprising that the ease of meeting in Indy pushed us to the top of the list.
The New York Times explored Indy and discovered towering monuments, craft distilleries, and sizzling chefs in a progressive downtown that positions the city as much more than The Racing Capitol of the World.
Completion of the 8-mile, $63 million Indianapolis Cultural Trail has proven to be a boom to the city as private development has followed its path through the downtown core and adjoining neighborhoods. The trail, and the complementary Pacers Bike Share, pushed Indy up 25 spots on Bicycling magazine's annual list.