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4 Best Bar Patios To Get Lit Before The Fireworks Do

When the great Fourth of July land grab begins around nightfall, you’ll already be sitting pretty.

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Hot On the Trails: Indy’s Town Run Trail Park

Trek women’s advocate Kate Nolan has ridden Town Run for 20 years. “It’s very flowy. There are lots of short step-ups and -downs, and I love the drops,” she says. “It has plenty of terrain changes, from hilly and windy to dirt berms in the prairie.”

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The Feed: Scotty’s Brewhouse Sale, Kaffeine Coffee and More

One of Indy’s local chains might be going international with a $20 million sale.

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The New Downtown: Insider Tips for Winning the Weekend

Order secret cocktails. Ditch the sports crowd. Find an instant squad. A few insider tips for winning the weekend in downtown Indianapolis.

A packed house at Milktooth
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Eat Sheet: Milktooth, Kuma’s Corner, and More

Milktooth earns a spot on Bon Appetit’s Hot 10, and a new dessert cafe sets up shop downtown.

Photo via Pure Eatery
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Eat Sheet: Pure Eatery, Scotty’s Brew Club, and More

A Fountain Square restaurant opens a second location, and Scott Wise chooses Franklin for the next Scotty’s outpost.

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Destination Dining: Follow the Foodies

As we embarked on our own food-driven adventures for the October cover story on Destination Dinner, we couldn’t help asking a couple of pros for their favorite meals worth the drive.

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Cheap Eats: Wheel of Deals

Great weekly deals at: Tex-Mex, Slippery Noodle Inn, Colts Grille and more.

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Burger Chain: Chefs' Favorites

From classic patty-and-bun combos to gussied-up versions, these seven stack up.

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Foodie: Scott Wise of Brewhouse Fame

Inside any of the six Scotty’s Brewhouses dotting the Indiana landscape, overgrown frat boys never go thirsty. Neon signs cover the walls, and TVs inside bathroom stalls tout “U-call-it” and Bud pitcher nights.

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Wise Words

Scotty’s Brewhouse owner Scott Wise is catering for 200 people over at Jimmy Fallon’s place tonight, capping a Super Bowl media blitz that included a shout-out from Fallon’s band on the show and a cameo on The Today Show yesterday. Our favorite Scotty’s moment came Friday, when Wise held court in the Bartender Wisdom spotlight on In it, he revealed his dislike of whiskey and baked beans. And he tactfully abstained from over-hyping Indy as the Portland of the Midwest. “Indiana’s Indiana. We’re known for a two-and-a-half-mile track and Reggie Miller against the Knicks,” quoth the (okay, we’ll just say it) handsome, Henley-shirted 38-year-old. If only he had begun that sentence with a “Hey girl.”

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Indy's Top 20 Sports Bars

First up: Ale Emporium. This 30-year-old icon across the street from the mall bustle of Castleton serves a lively crowd of first- and even second-generation regulars.