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What's New in Huntington County! (updated 2-27-2023)

We are super excited to introduce all our new businesses including restaurant, shops, attractions. Make sure you #shoplocal and #eatlocal!

Local Saloon

Located right on US 24 in Roanoke, the Local Saloon is giving us all kinds of western vibes and we're loving it. They've completely reconstructed the old Lock #4 building and delivered us up a new unique kind of destination complete with a huge outdoor patio. Try an Outlaw Burger or Rancher's Pie. Enjoy flatbreads, burgers, sandwiches and western-inspired entrees. 4162 E. Station Rd. Roanoke; open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 2 a.m.; Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

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Erie Tavern

This gastropub has opened with rave reviews of their Erie Smash Burgers and sidewinder fries. Their full menu features appetizers like pizza puffs and fried pickles, fresh salads, delicious sandwiches and loaded potatoes stuffed with your favorite toppings. Make sure you sample their hand-breaded pork tenderloin sandwich! 770 E Franklin St, Huntington; open Tuesday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

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Wise Guys Downtown

Serving up classics like lazagna and Sunday gravy with meatballs, Wise Guys Downtown is going to be your new go-to place when you are craving Italian. Try one of their pasta dishes or brick oven pizzas and don't skimp on dessert. 435 Cherry St, Huntington; open Tues-Wed 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Thur. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Fri-Sat 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.


Blue Sky House of Pancakes and Restaurant

New to the breakfast scene and quickly becoming a local favorite, the Blue Sky House of Pancakes and Restaurant is definitely making an impression. You'll love their classic breakast selections as well as their lunch/dinner options including their homemade soups, burgers, sandwiches and salads. 2865 Guilford St, Huntington; open Sat-Tues 6 a.m.-3 p.m. and Wed-Fri 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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Junk Ditch Brewing Huntington Tap

The long-awaited Junk Ditch Huntington Tap is open and wowing diners with their "everything from scratch" philosophy. Our favorites are the burger and fries with their special garlic aoli! Delicious! Located at 426 Warren Street, near the County Courthouse, they are attracting diners from around the region who are excited to have a Junk Ditch location closer to home. Open for lunch and dinner Wed-Fri 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday Brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. And great news, they now take reservations!

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Man Cave Collectibles

While you are waiting for your appointment at the downtown Roanoke barber shop, make sure you pop into Man Cave Collectibles next door. They have a unique blend of "man cave" type items including vintage toys, games and collectibles. Have some items to sell? They are interested in your items. Inquire within. 135 N Main St, Roanoke; open Wed-Fri from Noon to 7 p.m., Sat from 10-5 and Sun 1-4 p.m.

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The Hive Spiritual and Celebration Center

Newly renovated, the Hive Spiritual and Celebration Center in Huntington has a lot of different spaces to reserve for your upcoming event. There are three floors of possibilities - basement meeting room with warming kitchen, first floor chapel and second floor balcony with overflow seating and cafe area. Perfect for weddings, reunions, birthdays and other gatherings. Handicap accessible. Call 260-224-4328 for details. 509 E State Street, Huntington, IN 46750

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Snickle and Fritz Toy Company

This candy/toy shop, filled with a whimsical mix of children's candies, toys and games from kid-preneurs, has recently expanded their space with a grand re-opening on Feb 4. We can't wait to see all their new merchandise . Make sure you come in to support this new business. 126 N. Main St., Roanoke, Wed-Fri 10-5 and Sat 10-3

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Wonderfully Made

We were so excited to see another retail location open up on the North end of downtown Roanoke. This beautifully appointed shop features clothing, jewelry, accessories, baby items, home decor, pillows, blankets, gifts and more! Their grand opening was Feb 2nd so if you haven't been in, this is a must. 375 N Main St, Roanoke, Open Thursday from 12-3, Fri-Sat 11-4


Silver Moon Pub III

Join us in welcoming the Silver Moon Pub to the Downtown Huntington dining scene. We love the relaxed yet elevated atmosphere and menu that's centered around fresh foods including favorites such as adult ham and cheese and BBQ brisket sandwiches, salads and warm soups. Try a charcuterie board. Delicious! The menu will change often so check their website for updates. 32 N Jefferson St, Huntington, near the County Courthouse; Open Wed-Thurs from 11 a.m.-11 p.m, .Fri-Sat from 11 a.m. -midnight, Sun Noon - 8 p.m. (family room)

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Esmerelda's 2

Esmerelda's 2 has opened their doors in Downtown Warren. This is their second restaurant and they come to town with rave reviews from their Marion location. They offer traditional Mexican cuisine with all the favorites - tacos, fajitas, nachos, quesadillas, arroz con pollo. 204 N Wayne Street Warren; open Tues 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wed 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Thurs-Sat. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sun 11-7 p.m.


BlueAngel Consignment

Where are my bargain hunters? If you haven't checked out BlueAngel Consignment in Huntington, you need to plan a stop. This new shop is well stocked with consignment children's, women's, men's and plus sized clothing as well as accessories, shoes, toys and home items. The store also features plenty of new items purchased from department stores. Great selection! 169 Riverside Dr, Suite 161 Huntington, Open Tuesday 9-2, Thursday and Friday 9-5, Saturday 10-2.