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    Union 50

    First the name. Union 50 takes its moniker from the history of the building, which was built in 1950 and served as a union hall for several years. The...

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    Slippery Noodle Inn

    Old and blue. A hot combination. The oldest continually operating tavern in Indiana, Slippery Noodle was established in 1850 and is still going...

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    Plat 99

    The ultra-modern, cutting-edge designed Plat 99 is located downtown inside Indy's newest hotel, The Alexander. Artist Jorge Pardo created a cool...

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    Jazz Kitchen

    This is the place for hot jazz in a cool atmosphere. And the Jazz Kitchen name lets you know the food is surprisingly good, too – sort of New Orleans...

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    Chatterbox Tavern

    It's a dirty noisy dive. And it is perfect for some of the best jazz in Indy. A tiny hole in the wall in the Mass Ave arts district, the Chatterbox Jazz...

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    Libertine had been open less than two years when it was named in May 2013 by Esquire magazine as one of its "Best Bars in America." Creative cocktails?...

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    The Ball & Biscuit

    The biscuit part of the name made sense. But the ball? The moniker of this pub has nothing to do with food or drink. Ball & Biscuit is named after a...

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    Tastings - A Wine Experience

    Know a thing or two about wine? Maybe want to learn more? Tastings is a great place to try about 100 wines from around the world. Located in Conrad...

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    Since it opened Dec. 31, 1977, The Vogue has been a major draw for music, dancing and drinking. Big names have performed here, including Bo Diddley,...

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