Roundup: New Sweet Shop and Boutique has a Colts connection & much more

March 16, 2010
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Casey Foyt, daughter of Colts owner Jim Irsay, has filed plans to open Huddles Sweet Shop and Boutique along East 86th Street next to the Monon Trail. The 1,500-square-foot shop at 1340 E. 86th St. will offer soft-serve and sports apparel. The former Casey Irsay, who married IRL driver A.J. Foyt IV in July 2009, is a vice president for the Colts. Elsewhere:

  • Compass roseRed Eye Cafe is set to take the former Pizza King and Tin Star space at 1904 Broad Ripple Ave., according to a sign on the building.
  • Sushi House Restaurant is taking 2,400 square feet at the intersection of Fox and Oaklandon roads in Geist.
  • Sandella's Flatbread Cafe, a sandwich shop, is opening in 1,500 square feet near County Line Road and State Road 135 in Greenwood.
  • Donatos has leased 2,000 square feet at 2205 East Conner Street in Noblesville.
  • Panda Express is taking 2,176 square feet near the Logan's Roadhouse along Mercantile Blvd in Noblesville.
  • Marco's Pizza has filed plans to open a new store in Fishers, taking 1,672 square feet in a new retail strip near 116th Street and Olio Road.
  • Flap Jack's is opening a new location in 5,000 square feet at 2991 Fulmer Drive, near State Road 135, in Bargersville.
  • The Flying Cupcake Bakery location at 715 Mass Ave plans to offer free cupcakes on March 20, the grand opening for its second location (earlier post is here).
  • Viva la chain
    Wow, are any of these non-chains? I guess the cupcake bakery and Flapjacks have some local appeal, but what about the rest?

    And Da Hooey, did you resort to similar language a few years ago when that Carmel housewife went on a crusade to ban Victoria's Secret displays?
  • No Fatopotamuses here
    So you are saying that "a small group of narrow minded stooges" and a "hit and run drunk city councilman and his sidekick" run the Southside? Um. Okay. Those are your words not mine.

    Mrs. Schrenker is actually pretty cute and I would much rather enjoy an herb encrusted pheasant breast with her than pigging out at the Byrd's Chocolate Fountain with say, Phyllis Beck (Toyota dealer).

    Carmel? I do not live there, and I certainly would not let my kids into that place either. Carmel = new, fly by night money. Northsiders = longlasting well preserved wink and a smile money.

    Have a nice dinner at Applebees. My garnder said they sent out some coupons last week. :)
  • Bada Bing!
    Sassafras: No, I am ALL in favor of Vickie's and any other place like that. Women are beautiful and so is lingerie! Some of these so called preachers and concerned neighbors might want to crawl out from under their rocks and take a look at the real word in which we live. go walk down S Meridian Street at midnight on a Saturday. Check out what YOUR daughter might be wearing. (Not aimed at you Sassyfrass)
  • Show Me
    So was "Show Me" supposed to be a Hooter's type restraunt? I see no problem with that - however not my kind of place to hang out. Southport is in need of new businesses. Where was this location supposed to be?
    • Show-Me's
      JG, it is in the same little area where Jimmy Buffet's Cheeseburger In Paradise and the Carrabas is located. I believe it is an old Damon's restaurant that closed. And yes it is similiar to Hooters. They already have two in Evansville and one in Terre Haute and multiple locations in Illinois and Missouri.

      I would encourage them to look at the eastside since we don't have a Hooters on the eastside. The empty "Shells" seafood restaurant is still empty at the corner of Washington and Franklin.
    • Show me's location
      It was going to be at the old Damon's building just south of Cheeseburger in Paradise. The State Board will likely overrule and it will open. Guess I will have to push my way through the picket line of 300 pound bible thumpers.
    • Correction
      Correction. Just north of Cheeseburger.
    • The real fear...
      is that the waitress pool originate from the southside; and that has the potential to be offensive to all the senses...
    • Show Me
      Actually, ShowMe's was just off Southport Road and I-65, a couple of miles west of the town of Southport. I was sorry to hear it was denied. We haven't had any new restaurants open up since the chains at Grennwood Park Mall over 2 years ago. That location has been empty ever since Damon's shut down in 2007.
      • That development is called "McFarland Farms" and it's an early 90s three bedroom single home community. But it has 4 or 5 hotels and a nice apartment complex within a stones throw from this location. This place would do very good business with proximity to the hotels and the Southport Rd. I-65 exit.

        Still not my kind of place to hang out, but I think the local church is gonna have to eat it on this one.
      • new restraunts have opened in the last 2 years
        If you consider the distance to greenwood park mall from this loaction there are a number of new restraunts that have opened in the area- Fireside, Sammy's Pizza, DaDa's Pizza all close to the mall area and going north west, but still closer than greenwood park mall- poloclub steakhouse, bert and den's, The AllAmerican Clubhouse Sports Bar and Grill, just to name a few off the top of my head. Independents, that fit a niche for what they do. Just wanted all the facts out there.
      • jack in the box
        any word on jack in the box or del taco?
      • Jack
        Word on the street is that Jack decided not to expand into Indy in the near future.
      • Bible Thumpers?
        DaHooey show your obvious ignorance and disdain for Christians by throwing around the term "bible thumping hicks." Name-calling reveals deep level shallowness in your mind. So, you mean to tell me that everyone against Show-Me's is a Christian? Many people are offended by waitresses who are half-dresses (or less). Does that make them a bible thumper? Calling names just shows your insecurities. As a Christian, I wouldn't support this business. But I also believe they have a right to operate if they are within the law. It's sad that businesses like this succeed, but we enjoy amazing freedoms in this country. Stereotyping, however, shows ignorance.
      • Bible Thumpers?
        Boomer Indy, though I agree 100% with your statement, it is hard to imagine a "deep level of shallowness".
      • International Terminal
        I think they should convert the old airport into an international terminal. The use of the old airport as an international terminal, will produce more growth of the airport as well as more income to help fund other projects within Marion County. More international would include more of a draw to more international companies, hence more jobs for this state, county and surrounding counties. If we want to be considered a "world-class" city, then there needs to be more of an appeal to have more international flair!
        • Hmmm
          I like that idea of converting the old terminal to an international terminal. Would definitely give our city more of a cosmopolitan vibe.
        • Try again
          You're a southsider and you think that location is west of Southport? Better check your Garmin again, it's east.

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