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Upscale chocolatier growing into Carmel

November 1, 2013
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Chocolate for the Spirit plans to open a storefront in Carmel this month. After the holidays, master chocolatier Julie Bolejack will move production there from her Shelbyville "studio."
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County OKs long-term land lease for violence shelter

October 29, 2013
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Hamilton County Commissioners have cleared the way for an Anderson-based domestic violence shelter to build a satellite facility on county-owned land in Noblesville, assuming it can raise enough money to support the program.
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Merchants' Square stores coming down to make way for Flix Brewhouse

October 25, 2013
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Carmel’s Merchants’ Square shopping center will be getting a mini makeover thanks to coming attraction Flix Brewhouse.
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Buckingham confirms Zionsville project

October 24, 2013
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After months of radio silence on the subject, developer Buckingham Cos. acknowledged Wednesday that it’s working on plans for a mixed-use project in the heart of Zionsville.
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Sunrise Golf Club property set to hit the market

October 18, 2013
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The sun is setting on Carmel’s Sunrise Golf Club, which is scheduled to close at the end of the month following the death of a property owner.
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Fadness sets sights on Fishers' top job

October 15, 2013
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Fishers’ first mayoral race has its third candidate: Town Manager Scott Fadness.
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Bub's draws other tenants to Zionsville development

October 11, 2013
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Anticipation has been building since Bub's Burgers and Ice Cream signed on for the $3 million South Village of Zionsville West project last year. The popular restaurant could open its Boone County outpost next month. Who else is moving in?
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Fishers councilor Cox kicking off mayoral run

October 11, 2013
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Fishers Town Council member Renee Cox is set to kick off her mayoral campaign Saturday, formally announcing her candidacy after months of speculation.
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Brainard: You've got to see Carmel to believe it

October 9, 2013
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Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard painted a rosy picture of the suburban community in his State of the City speech Wednesday. Then he showed the video.
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Fishers tech firms promise to stay put, add jobs

October 8, 2013
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Two high-potential companies will stay in Fishers thanks to a pair of economic development deals the Town Council signed off on Monday.
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Government group honors two HamCo communities

October 7, 2013
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Officials in Fishers and Westfield are collecting awards Monday from the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns.
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Roundup: Westfield cafe closes; plus new pho, fro-yo, BBQ and baked goods

October 4, 2013
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Marlow’s Café closed in September after more than three decades on State Road 32 in Westfield, and a new restaurant is set to take over the breakfast-and-lunch spot.
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Upscale hotel, restaurant planned for I-465 interchange

October 3, 2013
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St. Louis-based Drury Hotels Co. is planning a 10-story hotel and stand-alone restaurant for 10 acres of undeveloped land overlooking Interstate 465 on the southern edge of Carmel.
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Builder plans trailside community in Carmel

October 2, 2013
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M/I Homes of Indiana wants to build as many as four dozen homes on 15 acres of beachfront property in Carmel: undeveloped land along the Monon Greenway.
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Hamilton County program builds community insight

September 30, 2013
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Confession time: I’ve played hooky from my regular reporting duties twice in as many months—and I plan to do it again. (And again and again.)
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Is Fido clamoring for a trip to the mall?

September 27, 2013
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Officials at Clay Terrace in Carmel are working on plans to open a dog park on a vacant patch of land along U.S. 31, south of St. Vincent Sports Performance.
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Wonder what suburban residents need? Just ask

September 26, 2013
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Three years after its first citizens' survey set helped officials set priorities for the growing community, Noblesville leaders are preparing to ask again.
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Noblesville weighs tax breaks for growing robotics firm

September 25, 2013
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A 10-year-old company that designs and builds robotic systems for industrial clients plans to invest nearly $2 million to build and equip a facility in Noblesville Business Park.
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Fishers seeking to reinvent itself with redevelopment

September 23, 2013
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There’s more to transforming Fishers than bricks and mortar. It’s just as important for the soon-to-be-city to fill the new buildings with the businesses and residents who bring a community to life.
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Retail roundup: Stone-oven pizza in Carmel, expanding burger joints

September 20, 2013
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Former Egyptian Cafe owner Mohey Osman is opening a Naples-style pizzeria in Carmel. Plus: new locations in the works for Bagger Dave's and Bub's Burgers, Aldi and Jimmy John's.
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Shapiro's site in Carmel draws two bids

September 19, 2013
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Two would-be buyers submitted wildly divergent offers for the former Shapiro’s Delicatessen in Carmel City Center. Bidders also were asked to disclose how they intend to use the property.
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Car lot to anchor 52-acre Noblesville development

September 18, 2013
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Auto dealer Terry Lee wants to build a Hyundai dealership on eight acres of flood-prone property at a key intersection in Noblesville as part of a larger project. How will the city help?
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Sneak a peek at The Depot mixed-use project in Fishers

September 17, 2013
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Construction fencing is up and trees are coming down in front of Fishers Town Hall in preparation for next month’s groundbreaking on The Depot at Nickel Plate, a mixed-use project that officials hope will launch a wave of downtown redevelopment.
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New day dawning for Noblesville's Uptown Cafe

September 13, 2013
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The landmark Uptown Café in downtown Noblesville is expected to reopen next month with new operators behind the counter.
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Hamilton County tackling $47M wish list, more to come

September 12, 2013
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Hamilton County is poised to pay off decades-old debt tied to a jail expansion and judicial center construction, but it has more than $50 million in projects waiting in the wings.
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  1. I'm sure Indiana is paradise for the wealthy and affluent, but what about the rest of us? Over the last 40 years, conservatives and the business elite have run this country (and state)into the ground. The pendulum will swing back as more moderate voters get tired of Reaganomics and regressive social policies. Add to that the wave of minority voters coming up in the next 10 to 15 years and things will get better. unfortunately we have to suffer through 10 more years of gerrymandered districts and dispropionate representation.

  2. Funny thing....rich people telling poor people how bad the other rich people are wanting to cut benefits/school etc and that they should vote for those rich people that just did it. Just saying..............

  3. Good try, Mr. Irwin, but I think we all know the primary motivation for pursuing legal action against the BMV is the HUGE FEES you and your firm expect to receive from the same people you claim to be helping ~ taxpayers! Almost all class action lawsuits end up with the victim receiving a pittance and the lawyers receiving a windfall.

  4. Fix the home life. We're not paying for your child to color, learn letters, numbers and possible self control. YOU raise your children...figure it out! We did. Then they'll do fine in elementary school. Weed out the idiots in public schools, send them well behaved kids (no one expects perfection) and watch what happens! Oh, and pray. A mom.

  5. To clarify, the system Cincinnati building is just a streetcar line which is the cheapest option for rail when you consider light rail (Denver, Portland, and Seattle.) The system (streetcar) that Cincy is building is for a downtown, not a city wide thing. With that said, I think the bus plan make sense and something I shouted to the rooftops about. Most cities with low density and low finances will opt for BRT as it makes more financial and logistical sense. If that route grows and finances are in place, then converting the line to a light rail system is easy as you already have the protected lanes in place. I do think however that Indy should build a streetcar system to connect different areas of downtown. This is the same thing that Tucson, Cincy, Kenosha WI, Portland, and Seattle have done. This allows for easy connections to downtown POI, and allows for more dense growth. Connecting the stadiums to the zoo, convention center, future transit center, and the mall would be one streetcar line that makes sense.

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