salad, sea bass, and rotisserie chicken.
- The Slippery Noodle Inn (372 S. Meridian St.; 317-631-6974) is the state’s oldest bar and a former way station on the Underground Railroad. Today, it’s home to an eclectic crowd and live blues. “It’s always crowded,” says Siegel. “It’s legendary.”
- Check out The Jazz Kitchen (5377 N. College Ave.; 317-253-4900) to hear some of the local and regional musicians. “Most of the people that come into the city from out of town want something different. This is it. It’s a casual atmosphere. It’s kind of cool,” says Siegel.
SIGHTS TO SEE
- “It’s generally not difficult to get tickets for the games. Most of the concierge services can probably get you tickets for a small premium,” says Siegel, who checks out the local teams up close at least twice a month.
- Indianapolis International Airport is a 12-minute drive from downtown. With a 15% increase in daily flights there are plans to build a new terminal, concourse, and parking garage this year. “There is public transportation, but it’s more convenient to rent a car.”