David Fredricks, previously a supplier-diversity program manager for the Indianapolis Airport Authority, has been named director of the Office of Minority and Women Business Development.
Block outside City Market reopens after $8M reconstruction project
The announcement was greeted with relief from City Market leaders, who’ve lost operating revenue and several merchant-tenants to the construction on Market Street between Delaware and Alabama streets.Read More
Did city officials properly vet deal for developmental football league event?
The Spring League, a developmental football association formed in 2017, racked up some $1.4 million in unpaid bills during a nine-week stay in Indianapolis last spring.Read More
Originally intended to divert low-level, nonviolent offenders from criminal justice apparatus, the AIC has assessed 1,700 residents for struggles with mental health or substance abuse disorders.
Harpreet Singh, Lakhwinder Kaur and Gurinder Bains, who were injured or lost family members in the April 15 attack, each requested $700,000 in damages from the city.
The Indiana Forest Alliance was scheduled to release Dec. 3 a report that maps all 4,237 private forests in Indianapolis that are larger than one acre—and evaluates them for environmental, ecological and social benefits.
In a change of philosophy, culinary incubator Fishers Test Kitchen is looking for chefs who can adopt restaurant concepts generated by someone else.
Led by late Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt, Hustler Hollywood generated controversy in Indianapolis due to its plans for a Castleton location next door to a Chuck E. Cheese.
Lawyers for the victims said the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office failed to follow Indiana’s red flag law when they decided not to file a case with the courts to suspend the shooter’s gun rights in March of 2020.
Indianapolis’ Department of Public Works is proposing a list of strategies to shrink federal floodplain boundaries, as well as to decrease the severity of water damage in the flood-prone neighborhood.
Work is underway to determine what kind of support services Black-owned businesses will need to complement the loan fund.
Marion County’s IndyRent program has begun accepting applications for up to 12 months of rental assistance, Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration announced Wednesday. The long-awaited move adds nine months of help to the program, which previously maxed out at three months.
Indianapolis is making preparations for its first Black-led Community Development Financial Institution, which will aim to offer businesses in economically disadvantaged communities access to capital and other help.
The city will release a request for proposals to developers to repurpose 29 of the 89 former charging-station sites before the end of the year, according to the Department of Metropolitan Development.
The nine planned projects stretch across the city. Each connects to existing and planned trails, bike-friendly streets, bus rapid transit lines and city landmarks.
City officials will present the results of the 209-page report on potential options for redevelopment at a City Market board meeting Thursday, along with concrete plans for $5 million in maintenance and basic improvements.
Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, which plants 3,000 to 4,000 trees in the city each year, is digging even deeper into data and working more closely with local government to make sure its tree-planting plans benefit all areas of the city in a more equitable way.