Bars & Clubs are a staple of Indianapolis nightlife. After a long week at work, it's always nice to get out with friends and socialize at your favorite pub, club or lounge. Below are the latest bar related headlines.

Brugge Restaurant in Broad Ripple Belgian Food and Beer

Brugge Brasserie offers delectable Belgian food and drink in the heart of the Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village. Tucked away on the corner of Westfield Boulevard, this Indianapolis restaurant and Indiana brewery offer delicious crepes, mussels, frites and most importantly beers. Though their brewing headquarters are located in Terre Haute, Indiana, the Brugge Brasserie […]

Old Point Tavern: The Second Oldest Bar in Indy

As the second oldest bar in Indianapolis, Old Point Tavern has an incredible reputation for satisfying Hoosiers with good food, great drinks and fantastic times. Old Point Tavern has prime Indianapolis real estate on Mass Ave and Alabama Street. Julian Opie’s public art piece “Dancing Ann” proudly marks the point of Old Point Tavern, making […]

MacNiven’s Scottish American Restaurant and Bar

Located in the heart of the Indianapolis cultural district, Mass Ave, MacNiven’s is Indianapolis premiere Scottish dining and drinking experience. This cozy wee pub offers Scottish cuisine and American fare in a relaxed setting. In addition to a delicious menu, MacNiven’s boasts an impressive craft beer selection, a full bar and a nicely priced single […]

Chatham Tap Restaurant and Pub on Mass Ave

Everyone needs a neighborhood pub. Whether you live downtown or not, you’ll always feel at home when visiting Chatham Tap Restaurant and Pub in Indianapolis downtown. With prime Indianapolis real estate in the Indianapolis cultural district Mass Ave, Chatham Tap is the go-to place for European sports fans. With an extensive beer list including a […]

Sushi on the Rocks: Cold Sushi, Hot Nightlife Spot

Sushi on the Rocks takes the dining experience to the next level in Indianapolis downtown. This Indianapolis restaurant offers sushi, steaks and other entrees with a French twist. Settle into this swanky restaurant with vivid Eastern style decor with a modern take. Cozy up to the sushi bar or the cocktail bar, or enjoy an […]

The Tilted Kilt: Sexy Indianapolis Sports Bar

As the self-proclaimed “Best Looking Sports Pub You’ve Ever Seen,” the Tilted Kilt takes the Hooter’s mentality to a whole new level. Visitors to the Titled Kilt are greeted by scantily clad waitresses dressed in plaid, serving up cold drinks and good food. Now Indianapolis has its very first location of this national chain. With […]

Valentine’s Day 2012: Wine, Dine and Entertain Your Love

Whether you make a date for February 14 (a Tuesday this year) or make plans for either of the weekends that sandwich the day for love, their are plenty of Indianapolis events to create a love fest for your special someone. Take her to dinner and a show, or treat him to an Indiana Pacers […]

Feburary Events and Acts at Indianapolis Comedy Club, 2012

Warm up this winter with a hearty laugh at any of these Indianapolis comedy clubs. Head to the Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village or in Indianapolis downtown or Morty’s Comedy Joint on the north side of Indianapolis this February. Each club offers a different experience, but one thing is unchanging between them: hilarious […]

Laugh in the New Year at Indy Comedy Clubs, January 2012 Events

Does the cold, cloudy weather have you feeling blue? Do you have SAD, a.k.a. Seasonal Affected Disorder? Don’t let the Winter chills dampen your spirits in 2012. Take a trip to any of these Indianapolis comedy clubs to enjoy an evening of full throttle laughter this January. The seasoned comics that tour through Indianapolis into […]

Celebrate the New Year in Style, Indianapolis Parties 2012

The way you celebrate the New Year sets the tone for the next 365 days. Whether you’re looking to ring in 2012 with a big celebration in the heart of Indianapolis downtown or prefer to find a family friendly countdown, Indianapolis offers a range of party options. Sing “Auld Lang Syne” at an Indianapolis bar […]

Epic Concerts: Battle of Birdy’s Determines Best Indy Band

Sweat slinging across stage. Raw, bloody fingers picking guitar strings. Drummers crashing down on their set. The Battle of Birdy’s rages on, again, this Summer as Indianapolis bands compete for the title of champion. Each year, Birdy’s Bar and Grill transforms into a gauntlet where bands go head to head to see who will come […]

Detour: An American Grille and Restaurant in Carmel

Detour – An American Grille is a unique, family-friendly restaurant in the Indianapolis suburb called Carmel, Indiana, located between Westfield and Broad Ripple Village. This is one of those spiffy high-gloss Greater Indianapolis bars and restaurants that dot the Circle City, the kind that strike you immediately as oh-so-modern and yet oh-so-casual at the same […]

Duets in the Round: It Takes Two to Trill at Locals Only

One of the most treasured traditions in folk music is that of the duet, when two singers get together to croon to and with each other. Many times these arrangements are between a man and a woman (with entirely different vocal ranges), so there are often some really soul stirring harmonies that crop up; duets […]

NUVO Crawl for a Cause: Girls Rock!

“All I can do is be me, whoever that is.” –Bob Dylan. Girls Rock! is an Indianapolis not for profit that takes this idea from the father of folk to a whole new level. With a mission to instill positive self-esteem in girls through music, Girls Rock! Indianapolis offers young girls a chance to embrace […]

White Denim at Rock Lobster: Shake Shake Shake the Night Away

White denim used to be all the rage. In the 1980’s, you saw it on mini-skirts, tight jeans ragged with holes, jackets, everything: it was the symbol of a new American fashion, a modern take on that old standby of the working class, blue jeans. Thirty years later, white denim as clothing has all but […]

Get Down at White Rabbit Cabaret: May 2011 Events

The White Rabbit Cabaret is a chic new bar in the heart of Indianapolis cultural district, Fountain Square. This Indianapolis bar presents a range of Indianapolis events each night from comics to singers to dancers. The White Rabbit Cabaret presents several Indianapolis artists on stage in May 2011, allowing Indianapolis people to truly get down […]

Crawl for Cancer in Broad Ripple Village

Crawl for Cancer is a unique national organization that raises money and awareness for Cancer research and treatment. This Saturday, April 23, Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village hosts a Crawl for Cancer letting Hoosiers combine drinking and fund raising. The idea is to do good and have fun doing it. Participants will join in […]

Crawl for a Cause: Keep Indianapolis Beautiful Edition

Have you ever wished that your alcohol consumption could do something good for the world? After you’ve downed your sixth beer at an Indianapolis bar, you probably feel pretty good about the world, but the warm and fuzzies aren’t helping Mother Earth out a whole lot. As of now, the best thing you can do […]

Celebrate the Irish Way: Indianapolis Bars Honor St. Patty with Booze, Bands, and Giant Tents

As mentioned in yesterday’s article about the 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in Indianapolis, St. Patty’s is definitely the favorite holiday of every Indianapolis bar. No other holiday celebrates the rich tradition of Irish heavy drinking quite like St. Pat’s, and to recognize this, bars around Indianapolis dye their beer green, throw their doors wide […]

A Photo Tour of Barley Island Restaurant and Brewhouse

Located at 701 Broad Ripple Avenue in beautiful Broad Ripple Village, Barley Island Restaurant and Brewhouse opened their doors in November of 2009. It is the second location in the Indy area, with the original restaurant in Noblesville, Indiana.  Featuring a menu with a variety of pub fare that includes Indiana raised premium aged beef […]