Articles

Town of Fishers considers new form of government

Sitting in gridlocked traffic along Interstate 69, Fishers residents might already think of their town as
a city. This sprawling suburb of 65,000 people certainly looks nothing like the burg of less than 1,000 it was three decades ago.
But down at the municipal government complex, Fishers is still a town, just as it was incorporated in 1891.

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Fishers tables $100M development

An Ohio developer and the town of Fishers have agreed to cancel a 2007 development agreement that called for a $100-million
mixed-use project featuring 250,000 square feet of retail space and 150,000 square feet of office.

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Conner Prairie balloon ride part of 10-year strategy

Conner Prairie wants to pay homage to early aviator John Wise with a balloon ride that recalls his August
1859 trip from Lafayette at the helm of a gas-filled balloon bound for New York City with the nation’s first
air-mail delivery. An ill wind blew him Wisecourse, ending his flight in Crawfordsville, but he still earned
a place in history–and a U.S. Postal Service-issued stamp honoring his pioneering effort.

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Marsh sues Roche over sublease deal

Two giants of local business are preparing to slug it out in court over a soured sublease deal. Marsh Supermarkets filed
suit in Hamilton County this month to enforce a deal with Swiss pharmaceutical and medical-equipment powerhouse
Roche to sublease the grocer’s entire 148,000-square-foot headquarters in Fishers. The deal, worth more
than $47 million over 18 years, is one of the largest of its kind in central Indiana in years.

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Pizza chain growing & more

Monical’s Pizza plans to open new restaurants in Carmel, Fishers and Indianapolis later this year. The Illinois-based chain, known for its thin-crust pies, already has six stores in Indiana: in Avon, Lafayette,…

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Who wants a piece?

A Michigan-based bakery and cafe concept plans to open as many as six new restaurants in Indianapolis, beginning with a location at U.S. 31 and Stop 11 Road. Grand Traverse…

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No more Nothing But Noodles

Arizona-based Nothing But Noodles has closed its local stores on 96th Street and near the IUPUI campus. No one answered the phone at either of the stores or at the Indianapolis corporate…

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Indy fitness craze continues

With so many new fitness chains entering the central Indiana market, will Hoosier become synonymous with svelte? The latest additions: A Minnesota fitness chain has plans for new locations in Avon, Brownsburg, Carmel,…

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Here comes Spicy Pickle!

A Denver restaurant chain named for the pickles that come on every plate wants to open 10 locations in central Indiana. The 31-restaurant chain plans to begin construction on its first location…

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