Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett on Wednesday announced turnover in the positions of chief of staff and deputy mayor of neighborhood engagement.
The restaurant will be replaced by “a modern, casual, California-influenced, Peruvian-style raw fish & oyster bar with craft beer, specialty cocktails and a seasonally-rotating menu.”
Mark Bode, deputy communications director for Mayor Joe Hogsett, said the impetus behind the notice is that “encampments and storage of personal property in the Circle are blocking pedestrian traffic and causing disruption to nearby businesses.”
District 5 City-County Councilor Ali Brown has launched the Indy Autism Project, with the goal of making Indianapolis the “safest city in the country” for those with autism spectrum disorder, which causes impairments in behavior and social interactions.
The Indiana Gaming Commission’s executive director said “issues of concern continue to emerge” as the agency investigates people associated with Spectacle Entertainment, which is building casinos in Terre Haute and Gary.
The usual plan, which involves packing people closely on as many cots and mats as Wheeler Mission’s shelters can hold, isn’t an option under social distancing guidelines.
The home’s curb appeal alone caught our eye, but its real charm is on the inside, where the owners have worked hard to maintain its 100-year-old features through a remodeling and addition.
The area will receive about $3.5 million in funding over the next three years from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Home Investment Partnership Program and the Community Development Block Grant program.
If proven successful in the pilot stage, the Marion County Dedicated Network Pilot could be expanded to serve public school students countywide as soon as early 2022.
Currently, there are 26 community learning site locations across the city with the capacity to serve more than 880 students. The $500,000 grant could help up to 400 more.
City program Lift Indy will direct $4 million in investment throughout the neighborhood. Many of those projects are already underway or will be launched in 2021.
County schools can reopen for in-person instruction 11 days sooner than the previously set date of Jan. 15, the Marion County Public Health Department announced Thursday.
He said he wanted to “add his voice to a chorus of fellow mayors” from across the state and country calling for Congress to take action.
The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention of Indianapolis has been chosen to receive a $1.25 million grant from a fund launched by Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.
Elanco Animal Health Inc.’s announcement Friday that it will move its headquarters to Indianapolis came as a surprise to many business leaders in Greenfield. While disappointed, they say they are hopeful the move won’t be a significant blow to the city’s economy.
Proposal 337 could move the needle forward on food insecurity and access problems by creating a structure that brings together and guides stakeholders already working on solutions.
Sharon Pierce, 72, said she’s ready to spend more time with her family, including her seven grandchildren.
A City-County Council committee on Monday advanced a proposed tax abatement for a pharmaceutical company that plans to spend $72 million to build a new facility near the Indianapolis International Airport.
The program, which opened in July to help tenants avoid eviction during the pandemic, has provided more than $26 million in federal money to more than 12,000 households.