Indiana’s literary tradition didn’t end with Kurt Vonnegut. And John Green is just one of the many great writers working here today. We bookmarked the state’s most accomplished authors, checked out Indy’s literary archives, and penned the Great American Blurb on where to publish locally. As you can see, there’s still a lot to write home about.
Ordering a cocktail here means sitting back and watching while a dapper bartender in a proper vest and wide-knotted tie tinkers with ice cubes and orange peels. The carefully composed drinks are nothing short of cosmic.
The stairway to the 1933 (named for the year Prohibition ended) leads back in time. At the top, waitresses in scandalously small red dresses cater to the suits in a lounge that’s as elegant as it is quiet.