» After rolling out its craft ciders at local restaurants and events over the past several months, Ash & Elm Cider Co. is finally opening its tasting room on the near-east side (2104 E. Washington St., 317-600-3164). The cidery will host a grand opening celebration on June 25 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., and you need to RSVP to attend.
» Chris Baggott’s new farm-to-table restaurant Griggsby’s Station (101 W. Main St., Greenfield, 317-477-7217) is slated to open June 23, according to the eatery’s Facebook page.
» According to the IBJ, Westfield favorite Big Hoffa’s BBQ has outgrown its 2,000-square-foot space at 800 E. Main St. and will build a new outpost just down the road. The new location will be 5,000–6,000 square feet and is expected to open by April or May 2017.
» New SoBro hotspot Open Society Public House (4850 N. College Ave., 317-999-8706) launched its dinner service over the weekend, according to Facebook. The South American–themed eatery also serves coffee, pastries, and a breakfast and lunch menu.