Jennifer Pace Robinson, a 29-year veteran of the institution, was chosen unanimously by the museum’s board of trustees to take over the world’s largest children’s museum.
In addition to writing books and articles, delivering presentations and leading tours, the former Indianapolis Star writer hosts the weekly radio show “Hoosier History Live” on WICR-FM 88.7.
The operator of St. Elmo Steak House, one of downtown’s oldest restaurants and a top draw for tourists, said late Saturday night that the eatery was closing for a “deep cleaning.”
After a surprise delivery five weeks early in December, feisty 3-month-old Molly Skolnick of Carmel will be represented at the Final Four by a seat-filling cutout as part of an April Fools ruse concocted by her parents.
The grants for aiding work by 16 schools—including $10 million each to Butler University and Purdue University—will help address long-term priorities.
The median price for homes sold in the 16-county area in February rose 18.9%, to $223,500, compared with $188,500 in February 2020.
The initiatives include creating a $20 million endowment for the acquisition of works by marginalized and underrepresented artists, and diversifying the board of trustees so it can be more representative of the city.
Forty-six teams had arrived in Indianapolis for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament by late Sunday, and each was given a COVID-19 test upon arrival.
Constructed so Monon Trail users could avoid crossing six lanes of busy traffic, the project required coordination with neighboring community groups, the Indiana State Fairgrounds, the Indiana Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Planning Organization.
The decision by the not-for-profit 500 Festival also applies to its 5-kilometer event. Both events still are set for May 8, albeit now in virtual formats.
The project is the first phase of a larger upgrade expected to include an expansive outdoor plaza at the entrance of the 58-year-old performing arts venue.
Rev. Gray Lesesne is bringing the lessons learned from creating a church from scratch to his new post as dean and rector of Christ Church Cathedral on Monument Circle.
The downtown Claddagh opened in 2000 and was the first location in a chain that at one time numbered as many as 17 locations around the Midwest. Most if not all of its locations have since closed.
Stitch Fix Inc., a fast-growing and publicly traded firm that uses artificial intelligence to help online shoppers assemble personalized wardrobes, plans to hire as many as 980 workers for new warehousing operations in the Plainfield area.
The Indiana Economic Development Corp. has pledged $8 million in conditional tax credits to San Francisco-based Stitch Fix, based on its hiring plans.
Greg Weaver’s responsibilities in the IBJ newsroom’s No. 2 leadership position will include coordinating its daily news coverage and e-newsletters, handling social media accounts and editing stories for the weekly print edition.
The sprawling site includes more than 400,000 square feet of office, industrial and showroom space that was vacated after the consumer electronics retailer ceased operations in 2017.
Recently acquired by a private equity fund, Sun Country Airlines has added dozens of leisure-oriented routes and currently serves more than 50 destinations.
The owner of the 45-year-old mainstay recently informed its landlord that it didn’t want to renew its lease, which expired in December.