Best Of Indianapolis: Culture

COMMUNITY SPACE Sure, downtown’s newest gathering space, Bicentennial Unity Plaza at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, looks great, with its large, gleaming metal sculptures and mural of notable...


Fancy box seats at the Hilbert Circle Theatre can cost up to $75, and they usually sell out. But during Happy Hour at the Symphony shows (next one: January 19), all seats are general admission, and you can sit there for just $25—if you arrive when the doors open and beeline for a box. 45 Monument Circle, 639-4300
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Best Of Indy 2019: Food & Drinks

Including a new restaurant that somehow makes seafood pizza work.


The best book of 2012, season concerts, Super Bowl leftover, literary souvenir, museum overhaul, fashion photography, new concert venue, artistic discovery, museum exhibit, and more

Best of Indy 2016: Food & Drink

Gourmet ice cream. Barrel-aged coffee. A week's worth of dishes from Rook. Here, our list of the food and drink that made this city great this year.

Best Calorie Burn

Even adults jump for joy here once they get out there and bounce up a sweat. Don’t fear the face-plant—grab a pair of issued sneakers and hop to it!

Best of Indy: Beer Club

This girls-only social club's cup is surely overflowing.

No. 1 — Late Harvest Kitchen

Fans of pitch-perfect surf and turf always have the fallback lushness of Peterson’s (7690 E. 96th St., Fishers, 598-8863,, especially in its tender osso buco, and row of seared Maine Diver scallops with alternating disks of apple tuille on a bed of risotto > Sporting dark paneling and Germanic robustness, The Rathskeller (401 E. Michigan St., 636-0396, pioneered the civilized rustic theme. Oxtail is listed among the soups, and the sides include spaetzle, red cabbage, and warm potato salad.

Best of Indy: Arts & Culture

They say the best bands are greater than the sum of their parts. In the case of The Last IV, the parts are pretty excellent themselves.

The Fight Over Gus Grissom’s Spacesuit

Gus Grissom’s wife wants his spacesuit back.