Downtown Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS — The Circle of Lights is getting ready to illuminate Monument Circle and celebrate its 60th anniversary. The event is happening on Friday, Nov. 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m. There will be live entertainment, holiday presentations, festive food and beverages and of course, Santa Claus. The “flip of the switch” will happen shortly before […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Big plans are on the horizon for an area in the heart of downtown Indianapolis. When all is said and done, the area near City Market, the old Marion County Jail 2 and Arrestee Processing Center will all be redeveloped. In the City Market area, there are plans to redevelop the area, which […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD wants the public to know that downtown Indianapolis is still a safe place to be following a deadly stabbing Thursday night. “If in fact that you do have a disagreement, talk it out, it’s called conflict resolution,” IMPD downtown district Commander Phil Burton said. “We don’t want anyone to report to any […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Kroger announced on Tuesday they will no longer be pursuing the addition of a gas station at 16th Street and Central Avenue in Downtown Indianapolis. The announcement comes just weeks after a meeting at All Saints Episcopal Church Parish Hall where residents voiced concerns with Kroger over the plans. At the meeting, Kroger […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Two troubled, popular downtown bars fought to renew their liquor licenses Monday. It comes after a push from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and community members to shut both bars down due to years of violence and safety concerns. The Marion County Alcoholic Beverage Board denied the renewal of Taps and Dolls’ liquor […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says one of its officers in a marked patrol car was involved in a crash with a motorcycle Sunday evening. Public Information Officer William Young says the officer was driving in emergency status to a “high priority call” when they were involved in a serious bodily injury crash. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Parking meter hourly rates in select areas of the city will rise 25 cents next month — the first time there’s been an increase in Indy’s parking rates in 10 years. The rise from $1.50 to $1.75 an hour goes into effect April 1 and will affect meters in Broad Ripple and in […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Local entrepreneur Katina Washington is working to bring new life to Circle Centre Mall. Washington will open the SHE Experience department store at the former Victoria’s Secret location in the downtown mall.

INDIANAPOLIS — A tequila and bourbon hall will be opening in the downtown Indianapolis CityWay neighborhood come fall. Agave & Rye is slated to open its ninth location off of Delaware Street, across from The Alexander Hotel. The Kentucky-based tequila and bourbon hall was first opened by independent restaurateurs Yavonne and Wade Sarbe in 2018. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — After a local business became the unintentional detour route, INDOT is now making some changes in order to help drivers navigate better. Michigan Street is now closed from Pine to Davidson Street. The closure is part of the North Split project. The current detour uses Rural Street, Washington Street and College Avenue. However, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Some local roads in Indianapolis will close on or after Thursday as crews continue construction work on the North Split project. Between College Avenue and Dorman Street, 10th Street will be closed for vehicular and pedestrian traffic until at least June 25 while crews demolish the Interstate 65 bridge over 10th Street, according […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Horizon House and Downtown Indy, Inc. are partnering for an underwear drive Tuesday on Monument Circle. There will be a “pit-stop” lane from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the southwest quadrant of the circle for people to drop off donations contact-free. Horizon House is in need of sizes small to 3XL of men’s and […]