Read All About It: Indianapolis Magazines

If you’re in the mood for reading, the city of Indy has you covered, with a wide variety of Indianapolis magazines for your perusing pleasure. Print media in Indianapolis is alive and well. From business needs to women’s interests to Indianapolis kids, there’s something for everyone on the Indy newsstands.

One of the most recognizable names in Indianapolis print media is Indianapolis Monthly. This glossy magazine comes out once a month and is full of the most up-to-date Indy entertainment news, Indianapolis restaurant reviews and suggestions, and a thorough Indianapolis shopping guide. From movie reviews to home ideas to Indianapolis real estate, the journal offers comprehensive reports of what’s happening in downtown Indianapolis and beyond. This magazine has it all.

Of special importance to this publication is the May issue each year. May in Indianapolis is all about celebrating the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race (Indy 500), which is the biggest sporting event in Indy and the world’s biggest spectacle in racing. Indianapolis Monthly covers every event there is in May that celebrates the race, most of which are put on by the 500 Festival. Some of the most eagerly anticipated events that get plenty of coverage are the Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade, the Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini-Marathon, and the Indianapolis 500 Community Day on Monument Circle.

Inside Ruth’s Chris Steak House, a piece by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine exploring the Indianapolis restaurant’s signature chopped salad.


Besides the mighty king of Indianapolis magazines, Indianapolis Monthly, Indy offers a variety of specialty publications for all niches in the city. Indiana Business Journal is the undisputed source for all Indianapolis business people and entrepreneurs, offering up-to-date information on the stock market, the economic forecast, and a variety of other topics.

For Indianapolis females who want info on everything from new recipes to health tips to product reviews, there’s the aptly named Indianapolis Woman. One of the leading women’s publications in the Midwest, this monthly publication is a popular choice among Indianapolis women. And not to be forgotten, Indy kids get their very own publication as well, called Humpty Dumpty’s magazine. This journal features plenty of fun stories and great activity ideas, in case your kids need some help getting off of the couch.

Another specialty publication, targeted at the trapshooting crowd, is Trap and Field. This magazine boasts the title of “The Official Magazine of the Amateur Trapshooting Association” and is based out of Indy. And Branches magazine keeps you up to date on the environmental situation in Indiana. Between environment awareness tips, listings of peace and justice group activities throughout Indiana, and passionate works of fiction, this magazine has it all for the environmentalist.

With all the high-quality magazines Indy has to offer, print media is alive and well in Indianapolis. Pick up a copy of one of these highly informative publications to keep up-to-date on what’s happening in the Circle City.