Red Lion Grog House is taking 1,800 square feet in Fountain Square's Murphy Building at 1043 Virginia Ave.
The English-style pub and restaurant, the brainchild of proprietor Walt Bolinger, is slated to open in the next few weeks.
and Cookies Too, a popular Noblesville bakery at State Road 32 and Little Chicago Road, is opening a new location
near 116th Street and Olio Road in Fishers. Partners Tricia Perkinson and Cheryl Bowman expect to open the
new store at 11679 Olio Road by the Spring.
Firehouse Subs has filed plans to open
a location in the former home of an Indian restaurant northeast of 86th Street and Michigan Road. The 1,600-square-foot
sub shop, owned by franchisee Mark Adams, is the second Indianapolis-area location for the Jacksonville,
Fla.-based chain. The other is along U.S. Highway 36 in Avon.
Bombay Garden Restaurant is
taking 2,200 square feet in a strip center anchored by Furniture Discounters at 4150 E. Lafayette Road,
just down the street from Lafayette Square Mall. The owner is C.G. Patel.
A&W Root Beer
is taking over the former Jody Maroni's Sausage Kingdom and Le Petite Bistro space in the Circle Centre mall food court. The
new tenant was first reported on Twitter (Follow Property Lines here).
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Schouten has been honored for investigative and enterprise reporting by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, the Alliance of Area Business Publications and the Society of Professional Journalists in Indianapolis. During his tenure as moderator of Property Lines, the blog was recognized twice as the best among business journals by the AAPB.
Schouten serves as secretary of the board of governors of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, and is set to serve as the organization's president in 2016. He is treasurer of the Indianapolis Press Club Foundation, and a board member of the Indianapolis Public Schools Education Foundation.
He lives in Butler Tarkington with his wife and two rescue dogs.