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Fountain Square Brewery

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Street Savvy: Shelby Street

The other avenue in Fountain Square: Shelby Street.

IndeTale art
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Local Storytellers Serve Thanksgiving Mishaps at IndeTale

“A lot of people have expressed interest,” says co-founder Maria Srour. “A lot of people want this to be a regular thing.”

September 2014
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Trickle-Down Economics: A Local-Brewers Family Tree

Central Indiana’s first craft-beer wave broke a couple of decades ago. Though several of those breweries didn’t survive to witness today’s larger flood of openings, their brewers—and their stuff, and their legacies—are still floating around.

ESB Extra Special Bitter, Broad Ripple Brewpub, Indianapolis
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A Helpful Beer Glossary

A pint is a pint, right? Wrong. Imperial pints, like the kind commonly served in Europe (and some local places like Broad Ripple Brewpub), contain 20 fluid ounces. American pints only hold 16.

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99 Bottles (and Pints and Cans) of Beer on the Wall

However you swill your brew, chances are you like quite a few of those shown here, from pale ales to IPAs, oatmeal stouts to pilsners.

Awesome Derby.
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The New Indy Must-Do List: 26 Experiences to Try

No doubt, Indy has quite an array of intriguing things to explore, but here are 26 of the city’s most noteworthy musts.

Amanda Dorman outside The Maxwell on Ohio Street downtown.
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Get to Know Indy's Young Professionals

A guide to prime living locations in Indianapolis for twentysomething pros, with a few surprises: “I have seen anything from random shopping carts on fire hydrants to dresses on stop signs.”

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Photos: 2013 Brew-Ha-Ha Festival

The annual suds-and-fundraising event benefits the Phoenix Theatre and featured more than 25 breweries taking part in four hours of beer-swilling fun.

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REOPENING: Aristocrat Pub & Restaurant

This time next month, you’ll once again be able to grab a beer and a bite from the Aristocrat Pub & Restaurant (5212 N. College Ave., 317-283-7388). According to manager Melissa Uhte, the 79-year-old neighborhood favorite will reopen its doors in the first or second week of October after a 13-month closure for reconstruction, the result of an electrical fire that destroyed the back of the building and left everything else saturated with smoke. 

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COMING SOON: Punch Burger

The latest lunchtime addition to downtown is Punch Burger (137 E. Ohio St.), a casual burger-and-beer joint where diners can grab a quick bite for $5 to $6. Scheduled to open Oct. 1, the concept comes from Travis Sealls and Devon Everhart, owners of downtown’s fast-sandwich spot, Pita Pit (1 N. Pennsylvania St., 317-829-7482).

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Street Savvy: Fountain Square

Stake out a shady spot by La Margarita’s walk-up bar, right on the Cultural Trail, and settle in with muddled-strawberry ‘ritas.