America's 13th-largest city, Indianapolis has experienced ups and downs over the past half-century, but it's definitely in an "up" mood of late, with ambitious redevelopments of downtown neighborhoods; outstanding museums, theaters, and sports venues; and an increasingly visible gay and lesbian community. Here's a look at some of the attractions, restaurants, bars, shops, and hotels that are worth checking out in Indianapolis.
|Circle Centre Mall, downtown||Club Indianapolis, a gay gym, sauna, and bathhouse||Conrad Indianapolis Hotel, on West Washington Street||Greg's Indianapolis, a gay bar on the North Side|
|Indiana State House, downtown||Downtown skyline at night, viewed from canal at White River State Park||Mass Ave Arts District||Monon Trail biking and pedestrian pathway|
|Naked Tchopstix sushi and Pan-Asian restaurant, Broad Ripple Village||Out Word Bound gay and lesbian bookstore (closed in late 2009)||Soldiers and Sailors Monument, in Monument Circle||Traders Point Creamery, Restaurant, and Farm, in Zionville|