Fishers Blog Posts

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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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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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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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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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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Mexican chain Chuy's planning Noblesville location

September 10, 2013
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Growing Texas-based restaurant chain Chuy’s plans to open its second Indiana location next summer in a new building at Hamilton Town Center.
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Fishers' town manager exploring mayoral run

August 26, 2013
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Fishers Town Manager Scott Fadness’ job is going away at the end of next year, but he’s hoping voters keep him on in a different role: mayor.
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Friday fun: Dog Day Afternoon

August 23, 2013
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Humane Society for Hamilton County's summer fundraiser is scheduled for Saturday at the Nickel Plate District Amphitheater in Fishers. The “Parade of Paws” dog walk starts at 1:30 p.m., and the “Woofstock” entertainment stage opens at 2.
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Ex-Greenfield mayor to run for Fishers council

August 22, 2013
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Former Greenfield Mayor Brad DeReamer is giving up on retirement, announcing his candidacy for Fishers City Council.
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Fishers launches public art plan with downtown mural

August 21, 2013
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The town of Fishers is seeking proposals from Hoosier artists interested in an $8,000 gig creating a mural that will kick off a public art initiative in the suburban community.
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Fishers couple steers mobile juicery into central Indiana

August 19, 2013
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Budding Fishers entrepreneurs (and relative newlyweds) Ross and Leslie Hanna are hitting the road this week with the newest addition to their family: Pearl, a 1964 Shasta camper that’s been transformed into a mobile juicery and smoothie bar.
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Noblesville passes $1K food-truck fee

August 14, 2013
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A divided Noblesville Common Council approved zoning changes Tuesday that allow food trucks to roll into the city—with several restrictions and a fee that all but guarantees few will bother to make the trip.
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Design for new Fishers park on hold

August 13, 2013
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Fishers’ grand plan for an 80-acre park at 101st Street and Cyntheanne Road hit a snag this month when the Town Council refused to increase the design consultant’s fees by about $100,000.
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Roundup: Zaxby's heads north, sushi in Carmel, pizza in Fishers

July 24, 2013
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Chicken chain Zaxby's spring sponsorship deals with the sports programs at IU and Purdue now make more sense: Central Indiana is slated to get its first location later this year. Plus more retail news.
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Westfield barbecue joint opening Carmel location

July 18, 2013
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Big Hoffa's features specialties like French fries topped with mac and cheese, baked beans, pulled pork and two different sauces. Plus more Carmel retail news.
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Critics oppose Carmel gas station planned near aquifer

July 17, 2013
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Citizens Energy Group is leading the opposition to a gas station planned for 146th Street and River Road on the edge of Carmel, saying it is too close to a major source of central Indiana’s drinking water.
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Familiar face returning to Fishers politics

July 12, 2013
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Walt Kelly was appointed to the Fishers Town Council in 1977 and went on to be elected to the position, serving as the panel’s president for 17 years. He resigned more than a decade ago because of professional obligations.
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Retail roundup: Noblesville sports bar, sushi, doughnuts, pretzels, Burritos & Beer

July 10, 2013
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The former owners of Broad Ripple's Red Room nightclub are opening a Noblesville sports bar. Nemo's leads a retail roundup that also includes five new eateries in Fishers.
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Friday fun: Free concerts

June 28, 2013
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You can’t swing a dead squirrel north of 96th Street these days without hitting a cooler-and-blanket-toting suburbanite headed for a free concert.
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Fishers' mayoral race gets green light

June 19, 2013
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No candidates have emerged yet, but the buzz already has started about who will seek to become the fast-growing community’s first mayor. Voters head to the polls next year.
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Friday fun: iPhone art at Launch Fishers

June 14, 2013
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Although ever-present smartphones have unleashed a creative spirit in many of us, the artists’ work featured in the iCreate show is a far cry from the selfies that fill your Facebook feed.
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Crunching the numbers: Hamilton County homebuilding activity leads region

June 11, 2013
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Builders filed 817 single-family permits in Hamilton County during the first five months of the year. Which community had the most activity? Plus: Boone County stats.
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  1. Why not take some time to do some research before traveling to that Indiana town or city, and find the ones that are no smoking either inside, or have a patio? People like yourself are just being selfish, and unnecessarily trying to take away all indoor venues that smokers can enjoy themselves at. Last time I checked, it is still a free country, and businesses do respond to market pressure and will ban smoking, if there's enough demand by customers for it(i.e. Linebacker Lounge in South Bend, and Rack and Helen's in New Haven, IN, outside of Fort Wayne). Indiana law already unnecessarily forced restaurants with a bar area to be no smoking, so why not support those restaurants that were forced to ban smoking against their will? Also, I'm always surprised at the number of bars that chose to ban smoking on their own, in non-ban parts of Indiana I'll sometimes travel into. Whiting, IN(just southeast of Chicago) has at least a few bars that went no smoking on their own accord, and despite no selfish government ban forcing those bars to make that move against their will! I'd much rather have a balance of both smoking and non-smoking bars, rather than a complete bar smoking ban that'll only force more bars to close their doors. And besides IMO, there are much worser things to worry about, than cigarette smoke inside a bar. If you feel a bar is too smoky, then simply walk out and take your business to a different bar!

  2. As other states are realizing the harm in jailing offenders of marijuana...Indiana steps backwards into the script of Reefer Madness. Well...you guys voted for your Gov...up to you to vote him out. Signed, Citizen of Florida...the next state to have medical marijuana.

  3. It's empowering for this niche community to know that they have an advocate on their side in case things go awry. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lrst9VXVKfE

  4. Apparently the settlement over Angie's List "bundling" charges hasn't stopped the practice! My membership is up for renewal, and I'm on my third email trying to get a "basic" membership rather than the "bundled" version they're trying to charge me for. Frustrating!!

  5. Well....as a vendor to both of these builders I guess I have the right to comment. Davis closed his doors with integrity.He paid me every penny he owed me. Estridge,STILL owes me thousands and thousands of dollars. The last few years of my life have been spent working 2 jobs, paying off the suppliers I used to work on Estridge jobs and just struggling to survive. Shame on you Paul...and shame on you IBJ! Maybe you should have contacted the hundreds of vendors that Paul stiffed. I'm sure your "rises from the ashes" spin on reporting would have contained true stories of real people who have struggled to find work and pay of their debts (something that Paul didn't even attempt to do).

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