Downtown Indy

Downtown Indy, Inc.’s Motorcycles on Meridian, has canceled the 2020 event due to COVID-19 concerns. The organization hopes August 28, 2021 works out better.

Pacers Bikeshare will kickoff a series of free community rides beginning on Thursday.

In downtown Indianapolis, the issue of people experiencing homelessness is a problem that's hard to miss. "What's going on on the circle is a crisis," Elder Coleman, of the Alliance for Homeless Transformation, said. "There is a homeless crisis. There is a public health and safety crisis on the circle."

Health concerns are growing as parts of downtown Indianapolis are dealing with trash and waste all over the place.

The City of Indianapolis will spend $1 million on a marketing campaign to bring people back downtown.

Indianapolis police arrested 56 people this weekend after violence erupted following peaceful protests in the downtown area.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Capital Improvement Board is modifying the construction schedule for the first phase of renovations to Bankers Life Fieldhouse due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The first phase of the $360 million renovation project on the downtown arena is scheduled to begin this summer and end by the beginning of October. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — With downtown Indianapolis hotel occupancy rates at historic lows, staying open makes no sense for some of the bigger hotels. The upscale Conrad Hotel is the latest to shut it doors, announcing Tuesday it is closed for the time being. The Conrad joins such hotels as the JW Marriott in suspending operations. Read […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Ike & Jonesy’s, a bar in downtown Indianapolis, will close its doors after a New Year’s Eve celebration. A statement posted on its Facebook page said, “all good things must come to an end and it’s our time to leave gracefully,” On New Year’s Eve, the bar is hosting a “Last Hurrah” celebration, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people are dead after a car fell out of the Market Square Center Garage in downtown Indianapolis. The vehicle apparently fell from the fourth story and landed on its roof in an alley behind the City Market. According to the Indianapolis Fire Department, a man and woman inside the vehicle, were killed. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Downtown residents and workers say an unfinished construction project has kept a busy sidewalk at Market Street and Capitol Avenue closed for months. And in all that time, they also say no one has been out there doing any work. Pedestrians who want to cross the street on Market are forced to walk […]