Excerpts from IndyMidtownMagazine.com | By Chris Carlson |
Broad Ripple stakeholders, residents and business owners agree that one of the Village’s many attractions is the number of long-time, local businesses. While the landscape of Broad Ripple is changing with modern redevelopment and new developments, there are still many businesses that continue to stand the test of time.
The article states, “These business owners share traits that give them staying power—and thriving power: a strong sense of customer service and deep commitment to the close-knit Broad Ripple community. They love Broad Ripple’s diversity and quirkiness and the small-town, cozy neighborhood feel that coexists with a bustling, exciting community. They love the friendly nature of residents, other business owners, customers—everybody knows everybody else. They have colorful recollections of the ‘old”’ Village and fond memories of cherished business friends who have disappeared or moved.”
Some businesses profiled in the article include:
- The Alley Cat Lounge
- Artifacts Gallery
- Broad Ripple Lawn Equipment, Inc.
- Elgin Water Care
- Good Earth Natural Foods
- and more