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The Broad Ripple Village Cultural District is home to dozens of trendy restaurants, cool bars, and boutique style shops. Below are the latest Broad Ripple headlines.

Third Man Rolling Record Store Stop

A giant golden van followed by a long line of people might have caught your attention today had you been near the corner of N. College Avenue and 52nd Street in Broad Ripple from 11AM-5PM. However, this is no food truck selling ice-cream or afternoon lunch. Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, The Third Man Rolling Record […]

Get Down On It: A Weekend Celebration on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail

It was 12 years in the making, but the time had finally come. The much anticipated Indianapolis Cultural Trail opened Friday, May 10, 2013. The project’s official name is “Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick.” To celebration this long-anticipated milestone, organizers issued an open invitation to the public to attend the […]

Kool’s Bazaar Puts the “Jazz” in Jazz Kitchen

Kool’s Bazaar will play their unique style of jazz on Wednesday, May 7, 2013 starting around 6pm at the Jazz Kitchen in Broad Ripple. Like uncovering a dusty gem, sometimes things of great aesthetic value go unnoticed, hid away from all but the most scrutinizing eyes. Such is the case with Kool’s Bazaar. Formed in […]

Cookin’ Up Brazilian Jazz with Orchestra Jorge Amado

Attention jazz lovers: The Jazz Kitchen will host Orchestra Jorge Amado, a thirteen piece jazz ensemble dedicated to performing original compositions inspired by the life and literary work of famous Brazilian novelist, Jorge Amado. Famous Brazilian musicians, such as Jovino Santos Neto, Jayme Vignoli and Caio Sena, contribute to a sound that pushes the boundaries […]

Carnaval Brazil: A Celebration of Brazilian Music, Food and Drink

A local organization called Cultural Cannibals will hold its “Carnaval Brazil” Brazilian party at the The Jazz Kitchen on Saturday, Feb. 9. The event will feature DJ Kyle Long, a performance by the I.U. Brazilian Ensemble, live Samba dancers, as well as popular Brazilian food, drink and appetizers.  DJ Kyle Long, who has one of […]

Broad Ripple Farmers’ Market: Fresh Fruits, Veggies and More

The Broad Ripple Farmers Market is an annual Summer tradition in Indianapolis, featuring locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and more. Run by a group of Indiana farmers and growers, the Broad Ripple Farmers Market has high standards that connect Hoosiers with the very best locally grown and produced foods. Starting in the beginning of May […]

The Ripple: Surf and Board Shop in Broad Ripple

The Ripple Surf and Board Shop in Broad Ripple is the one stop shop for all your boarding activity needs. From surfing to skating to snowboarding and more, The Ripple has all the gear and apparel you need. What started as a wake board shop in Cicero, Indiana in 2008 has bloomed into an amazing […]

The Good Earth: Natural Food Store in Broad Ripple

The Good Earth Natural Food Company offers the best natural products at the lowest prices in Broad Ripple Village. This family owned Indianapolis business has been pleasing healthy palates in Indianapolis since it opened in 1971.  At Good Earth shoppers will find a distinctive and broad selection of natural and organic foods, supplements, beauty products […]

The Bungalow: Interior Design for Your Abode

The Bungalow, in Broad Ripple Village is hard to miss… just look for the mural of the big red couch with yellow polka dots. This Indianapolis shop offers baubles and knick-knacks galore to help deck your halls. Their innovative design elements are both new and re-purposed items. Get an old bike chain that serves as […]

Teeki Hut: Custom Tees While You Wait

Teeki Hut is a surf themed t-shirt shop in Broad Ripple Village, which specializes in creating custom tees for Indianapolis people. This cool Indianapolis shop features 1000s of design on hundreds of colors. Use their pre-existing designs; create your own image using their custom fonts and images, or bring in your own designs and the […]

Snazzi Boutique: For Snazzi Indianapolis Fashionistas

Snazzi Boutique outfits Indianapolis’ fashionistas with fantastic finds, bring a new sense of style to Indianapolis shopping. A second floor boutique off of Guilford Avenue in the Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village, Snazzi Boutique is fashions best kept secret. But not any more! This quaint store offers a variety of apparel, artisan jewelry, purses, […]

Shop Tibet: A Healthy Dose of Zen in Broad Ripple

Shop Tibet offers amazing Buddhist inspired items to evoke peace and harmony in your own life. Located in Broad Ripple Village, Shop Tibet sells a variety of items that celebrate Indian and Asian cultures. Browse their colorful selection of prayer cloths, jewelry, books, tea, Buddhist paintings, embroidered bags, prayer beads, scarves, notebooks, Buddha statues, clothing […]

Rusted Moon Outfitters: Outdoor Gear for Outdoor Fun

Rusted Moon Outfitters operates under one simple premise: outdoor gear for outdoor fun by people who know the outdoors. This Broad Ripple shop has the right brands, the right gear, fair pricing and great customer services. The reason: the guys in charge are experienced outdoors-men, who have tested the gear, know how and why it […]

Pitaya In Broad Ripple: An Indiana Business Success Story

While Pitaya might be a national chain of fashion boutiques, it definitely has its own Indiana success story. The first Pitaya Boutique opened in Bloomington, Indiana in 1990. A hit with Indiana University students and Bloomington residents, this locally owned store began to branch out across Indiana. Pitaya opened locations in Indianapolis, then across the […]

Niche Boutique in Broad Ripple

Niche Boutique in Broad Ripple Village offers stylish clothing for Indianapolis women seeking to wear the latest fashions. This Indianapolis shopping boutique has prime location on Broad Ripple Avenue, making it the perfect place to shop during an afternoon outing to this Indianapolis cultural district. Find the perfect dress, skirt, blouse, shoes and accessories to […]

Metamorphosis: Professional Tattoing and Body Piercing

Metamorphosis is a full service tattoo and piercing studio in the Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village. Since 1998, this unique body modification boutique offers a unique setting and an exceptional staff of experts. With more than 75 years of combined experience, the tattoo and piercing artists at Metamorphosis are constantly furthering their education. Metamorphosis […]

Marigold: Style your Life with Lifestyle Dressing

Let’s face it. Fashion comes and goes as easily (and frequently) as leaves on trees. Instead of spending big bucks every season to set the latest trends, why not think of fashion from your personal perspective, rather than the perspective of a fashion magazine editor who tells you what to wear, what to think and […]

Lucky B Boutique: Chic and Affordable Clothing

Lucky B Boutique is a locally owned Indianapolis business that offers chic and affordable clothing for Indianapolis women. With prices range from $4 to $140, its possible for shoppers on any kind of budget to find something to pump up their wardrobe. The Lucky B Boutique offers contemporary clothing with a feminine flare. Merchandise is […]

Just Pop In!: A New Popcorn Experience in Broad Ripple

Owned by sisters Carly and Mandy, Just Pop In! is reinventing the way Hoosiers think about buying and eating popcorn in Indianapolis. With two locations in the Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village, this adorable popcorn boutique offers popcorn in every flavor under the sun. Enjoy flavoring in ranch, white cheddar, chocolate and marshmallow, cinnamon […]

Indy CD and Vinyl: Independent Music Shop in Broad Ripple

In this technological world, the in-person music shopping experience is fading fast. Instead, people are opting for the less-personal online exchange of music buying. But something is lost when you buy your favorite new single or album digitally. The sense aren’t engaged in the same way. You can’t touch the album art or enjoy opening […]