SpongeBob Square Pants coming to City Market
The Indianapolis City Market has planned a grand re-opening for next next week to celebrate its $2.5-million renovation. Plans include chef presentations and cooking classes on Monday, a visit from SpongeBob Tuesday, the weekly farmer's market on Wednesday, Conner Prairie demonstrations on Thursday and an international day with Celtic fiddle performances on Friday. The week will conclude with a new tradition, Indy Arts Market on Saturday. More information is here.
Villagio gets its pool
By a 3-2 vote, the developers of Villagio at Page Pointe won variances that allow a private pool on a triangle-shaped lot next door to the 9-story condo building. The plans from Page Development call for a "brick veneer" wall fronting East Street.
Paramount delayed again
The developers proposing Paramount Tower have been granted a fifth continuance for a hearing on the project. The $40-million tower, proposed as student housing, would replace a parking lot east of Capitol Avenue between Michigan and North streets. The hearing now is scheduled for July 15.