Guggman House Brewing Co. (1701 Gent Ave., 317-602-6131) is in the middle of construction, adding a bar to the taproom and function room using bricks from the original Boyle Racing headquarters. It is part of a full renovation in preparation for a post-vaccination summer. The crew come down the back stretch, add stains to the bar, and move their new tables, made on site by woodworker Kimberly McNeelan, in the taproom as well. A Rooster’s Kitchen pop-up is on site this Saturday.
Eric Nolan, half of the Flatland Kitchen designers and one of the most famous painters of hand-lettered, gold-leaf windows here in town, launches his new brand. Soft drugs. He calls it a “lifestyle brand that focuses on all kinds of drugs that we fill our lives with; From caffeine to weeds, from sugar to fashion. “It will show clothing, bags and housewares that are“ made for the world by Hoosiers ”. Love Handle will serve all kinds of CBD colored items in honor of the launch, from ice cream to buffalo turkey legs. Try it out tomorrow (April 20th) from 6pm to 9pm in the Love Handle.
Kuma’s corner (1127 Prospect St., 317-929-1287) has officially set a post-closure opening date to repair fire damage. This date is May 7th, 2021. All of your regular favorites are back in action: goat snake, plague bringer and build your own Mac to eat or take away.
Irvington staple food The legend announced last week that it will close its doors on April 30th. The Legend has anchored the “main strip” of Irvington stores at the intersection of Washington and Audubon for years, throwing disguised versions of diner food. It will be hard to say goodbye to a long-standing place in the neighborhood, but we keep our fingers crossed for a refreshing store to come to its cherished place.
future (19 Cruse St.) sweeten its pizza offerings further, now with freshly baked breadsticks that accompany your pizza in the tavern, Detroit or Chicago style, with ranch, garlic butter, marinara and cheese sauce as optional dipping media.
The missing stone (404 Rucker Rd., 317-257-7557) is celebrating its second anniversary Block Party Bonfire on Saturday, April 24th with a slew of guests, vendors, free pizza samples, patio games, and a car club roll-up and a DJ and a shisha bar.
Gallery pastry shop (110 S. Pennsylvania St., 317-820-5526) is bringing back the drag show and dinner in a big way with a spring party event on May 7th. Two shows are on the program at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. masks are of course still needed. Get your tickets through the gallery website.