Goose the Market is a butcher shop that goes above and beyond. Their meat is all local, delivered from the best farms just a few hours or days after slaughter. Their selection of cheeses is top notch. They have a deli, which makes its sandwiches out of the best air-dried, wood-smoked, and dry-cured meats available. They also offer a selection of seasonal produce; again, all local, all high quality. And if that's not enough, there are a variety of fine wines, which can be bought by the bottle or enjoyed by the glass, in-store with small, artisan snacks on the side.
Midland Arts & Antique Market is a dream-come-true for those who enjoy the thrill of finding something unexpected and one-of-a-kind when they go out shopping. A variety of vintage clothing, antique furniture, paintings and more can be found on the shelves at this market. New items are added to the inventory every week, meaning you never know what you might find.
Broad Ripple Vintage is a great place to pick up some unique secondhand clothes for any occasion. They offer a variety of clothes and accessories from the 1940's to the 1980's, all packed into a small but welcoming space. Come in to find a full selection of suits, tuxes, dresses, lingerie and accessories.
Silver in the City is the place to find the perfect gift. They feature a great selection of trendy jewelry including necklaces, earrings, bracelets and accessories. For the more practical minded, there is a housewares section that is sure to meet any need. Plus, there are a variety of humorous shirts and accessories to tickle your funny bone.
Looking for a truly unique gift? Then come down to Homespun. This quaint shop features a wide range of arts, crafts, trinkets and knickknacks that are all handmade and locally sourced. They also offer a great selection of home decor items, books, clothing, stationary, jewelry and pieces of art, to name just a few things. Every artisan piece of merchandise is guaranteed top quality and one-of-a-kind.
So few independent record stores survive in this new digital age, so the Broad Ripple area is lucky to have one like Indy CD & Vinyl. One might tour the Midwest for weeks and never find a store with a selection as plentiful and a staff as welcoming. Whether you're in the market for something from Girl Talk's back catalog or the latest and greatest from soul man Andre Williams, you'll find it here. See website for staff picks, event announcements and more.
Chances are every adult in the city at some point in their life have bought a shoe from Stout's. More than a hundred years old, shoes here are still sent to cashier in a basket where they come back wrapped and with the exact change. You can return a shoes if your unhappy with the pair you bought.
Global Gifts is a small store that sells a variety of handmade goods including everything from jewelry and housewares to art and toys. But what really makes it special is that all of these items are fair trade, which means that the artisans were paid a fair wage and the items were ethically made. Since these items are imported from around the world, your purchase goes toward providing fair income to talented people. Plus, with a constantly changing stock, you never know just what you'll find.
Amelia's is a renowned bakery in the heart of Fountain Square that is loved by many in the vicinity. The aroma of freshly baked goods will tantalize you as you walk by its lovely storefront. Following the traditional Italian-style of baking, their artisan pastries and specialty breads are a delight. They also have pastas, cheeses, cured meats and other accompaniments that can be had with bread in their pantry section.