Indianapolis Business Journal

JULY 25-31, 2011

This week, see what the city has planned for Georgia Street downtown and read about how a Brownsburg business has created a stir in the beverage industry. in Focus, meet new convention chief Ray Hoops. And in A&E, etc., find out what Lou Harry thought about "Spider-Man" and other NYC theater.

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Partner pay up at local law firms

Partners at Indianapolis’ three largest law firms—Barnes & Thornburg LLP, Baker & Daniels LLP and Ice Miller LLP—are enjoying healthy pay increases despite the tough economic times.

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Homegrown firm creates stir with Bloody Mary mix

Hoosier Momma Bloody Mary mix started 18 months ago and already is a profitable entity available in 350 locations and six states. This month, Hoosier Momma expanded into Kentucky, thanks to a deal with national distribution giant Southern Wine and Spirits.

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IU Health name change means business for tech firms

Clarian Health’s recent rebranding to Indiana University Health has been good business for at least three companies in Indianapolis’ so-called measured-marketing sector. Such firms help a company overhaul its website and make changes to the “tweetosphere” and other social media channels.

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Irvington scores Ossip, set for streetscape project

The Irvington retail trade area stands to get a big boost from two projects set to begin this fall: Ossip Optometry’s renovation of a historic building and a $2.9M makeover of East Washington Street designed to make the business district a draw for pedestrians.

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EDITORIAL: Sports venues catch a break

It’s been a good month for the city’s old sports venues—some of which, in a relatively short time, went from being the darlings of the city’s amateur sports movement to easy targets for the wrecking ball.

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Insurance article didn’t go far enough

As J.K. Wall points out in his article “Messy Math,” [July 11], in a few years employers will have the option to drop health insurance coverage, pay a penalty and encourage employees to buy insurance through government-regulated exchanges.

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Exchange could snag 1.1M Hoosiers

An estimated 1.1 million Hoosiers will obtain health insurance through a yet-to-be-created online exchange, according to the latest estimates from the task force guiding Indiana’s response to the 2010 health reform law.

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PROXY CORNER: Noble Roman’s Inc.

Indianapolis-based Noble Roman’s Inc. is a franchisor of Noble Roman’s Pizza and Tuscano’s Italian Style Subs restaurants. Some outlets are stand-alone, while others are in non-traditional locations, such as universities, convenience stores, travel plazas and military bases.

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