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Here are the businesses new + coming soon to Indy

Indy is booming with new and coming soon businesses, so we’ve rounded them up to help you stay in the loop.

Exterior shot of Pedego electric bike shop at Bottleworks

Pedego offers bike rentals + is conveniently located near the Monon and Cultural trails.

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The below list of new businesses has been updated as of July 2023.

If you’ve been around downtown Indy lately, you may have noticed a lot of new businesses popping up.

From restaurants to electric bikes and everything in between, there’s plenty of new places to try on your next outing.

Now open

If there’s one thing we love even more than looking ahead to the future, it’s enjoying the present at one of Indy’s newest spots. Check out this list of recently opened establishments.

Nowhere Special Cocktail Lounge | 608 Mass Ave. | Opened June 11, 2023 | The former Libertine Bar spot is owned by the same people behind Ambrosia, Bocca + The Commodore. The new lounge focuses on gin, tequila, and whiskey drinks with a sommelier-curated wine selection and non-alcoholic options.

The English | 5380 N College Ave. | Opened March 31, 2023 | This cocktail lounge across the street from Jazz Kitchen focuses on tequila, bourbon, and champagne with a food menu that includes salmon, steak bites, and charcuterie boards. Pro tip: This is in the same building as The Bulldog — head to the back.

The Quarter | 925 E. Westfield Blvd. | Opened March 2023 | This new dining spot in the heart of Broad Ripple offers a traditional New Orleans cocktail experience with southern-style eats. Pro tip: The patio is dog-friendly + visit on a Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. to play Singo (AKA music bingo).

Digs Garden Center | 1302 Columbia Ave. | Opened April 2023 | Downtown Indy’s only garden center is open right around the corner from North Mass Boulder. You can shop flowering perennials, shrubs, trees, mulch, compost, veggies + supplies while you take in the peaceful atmosphere.

Pedego | 850 Mass Ave., Ste. 115 | Opened July 1, 2023 | The electric bike company’s store at the Bottleworks District has bikes to rent and buy. Service and repairs for electric bikes are also offered.

Exterior of Heath Outdoors garden center

You can shop flowering perennials, shrubs, trees, mulch, compost, veggies + supplies while you take in the peaceful atmosphere.

Photo by INDYtoday team

Coming soon

Every time we look around, it seems like something new is popping up in Indy. Whether you’re looking for a new drink destination or your next go-to spot for a new hairdo, we’re rounding up a few things coming soon to the Circle City this quarter.

A Cup of Chai | 1028 Shelby St. | Saturday, July 14 | The new chai cafe located in Fountain Square will feature authentic Indian drinks and snacks. It’s also still looking to hire team members. Those interested can send an email with their resume.

Memento Zero Proof | 8701 E, 116th St., Ste, 145, Fishers | September 2023 | This non-alcoholic cocktail bar claims to be the first of its kind in central Indiana. When it opens, the shop will be a cross between a coffee shop + bar that will also sell merch. Until then, the shop is looking to hire mixologists and baristas.

Exterior shot of Parlor Donuts with signage in downtown Indianapolis

From the looks of it, Parlor Donuts is going to be a cute shop when it opens.

Photo by INDYtoday team

Parlor Donuts | 805 W. 10th St. | TBD | This shop specializes in layered donuts and premium coffee made in small batches. It has other locations in Fort Wayne, Bloomington, and Evansville — but this will be the very first in Indianapolis.

The HandleBar Hangar | TBD | The famous downtown pedal bar announced it’s opening a brick and mortar — details haven’t been shared yet, but follow along on social media for updates.

Mehndi + Marked | 1339 Prospect St. | Saturday, Aug. 5 | “Unique approach to the tattoo studio.” That’s the motto behind this new shop offering Henna/Jagua, tattoos, and plants in Fountain Square.

Penn and Beech Candle Co. | Nickel Plate District, Fishers | Fall 2023 | The candlemakers dropped a sneaky post on social media with the caption, “We loved Nickel Plate so much, we’ve decided to stay awhile!”

Wild’s Barbershop | 1048 Virgina Ave. | Friday, July 7 | The four-chair barbershop that shared a workspace with Howl + Hide announced it’s opening its own location not too far away. On grand opening day, it will be open during normal business hours (9 a.m.-6 p.m.), followed by a party until 9 p.m.

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