As we strive toward the goal of attracting talent and making the city more vibrant, we have to start with the most fundamental practice of keeping Indianapolis clean.
As deadlines loom, private equity firms, others, move to deploy capital.
The city’s biggest event of the year will be run almost entirely by an army of volunteers. Some 8,000 volunteers are helping to execute the preparations for the Super Bowl, which is expected to draw 150,000 visitors.
A group of angel investors, entrepreneurs and high-tech aficionados on Jan. 18 will launch the Speak Easy, a 5,750-square-foot space on the southern edge of Broad Ripple that will serve as a gathering place for those active in the startup community.
For a Super Bowl-related initiative to revitalize Indianapolis’ near-east side, the hardest work will come after the Feb. 5 game.
A Marion County judge has ruled that Secretary of State Charlie White was ineligible to be a candidate and the office should go to Democrat Vop Osili, his challenger in the 2010 election.
A City-County Council member and two associates persuaded an Indiana physician to invest $1.7 million in their foundation and an ethanol-production business they said would fund it, but instead spent the money on personal luxuries, according to a federal indictment filed late Tuesday.
Rolls-Royce Corp. began moving employees to its new downtown office building on Monday—a shift an IUPUI analyst projected could generate $510 million in annual economic activity.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels says he will push for a statewide smoking ban and mild local government reforms in the 2012 legislative session.
Indiana’s anticipated battle next month over a right-to-work law is expected to rival last year’s epic Wisconsin union fight that drew 180,000 protestors to Madison rallies and became the focus of national media attention.
Residents of an area near the intersection of Central Avenue and 16th Street are sparring with owners of a site on its northwest corner who want to build a gas station there. The neighbors had other hopes for the spot, as part of their plans for a pedestrian-friendly 16th Street corridor.
A deal scheduled to close next month will give Cincinnati-based First Financial Bancorp the foothold it has long sought to build a major presence in the Indianapolis market.
Community leaders are coalescing around a three-prong strategy to attract residents and capital to neighborhoods from just outside downtown to the borders of Interstate 465. It’s not yet clear whether all the initiatives will have the full support of Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard.