Prosecutors say Daniel R. Fruits, 46, defrauded his former employer out of millions of dollars that he spent on real estate, cars, Rolex watches, escort services and other items.
Crumbl Cookies chain to open first Indiana store in Fishers
The Fishers shop opens this week, to be followed later this year by locations in Indianapolis, Greenwood, Carmel and Zionsville.Read More
Cummins to pay $4.5M for Greenwood site in revision to firm’s deal with city
Cummins announced last year that it planned to build a $35 million office building at the corner of Interstate 65 and County Line Road, but the pandemic has the engine maker rethinking how to best use that site.Read More
Carmel may use waterways to land more liquor permits
Carmel is the latest Indiana community seeking to use its waterways as a means to offer businesses cheap and plentiful liquor licenses.Read More
Pet supplies chain with 10 local stores going out of business
The retailer has 358 stores, including four in Indianapolis, two in Carmel and one each in Brownsburg, Greenwood, Shelbyville and Zionsville.Read More
Thieves is the brainchild of a Fishers couple who decided to open a bar after losing their jobs during the pandemic. Also this week: Snakeroot Botanicals, Rise n Roll Bakery, The Jazz Kitchen, The Smoke Pit and more.
The 92,000-square-foot facility, which will handle last-mile delivery for bulky items like grills and patio furniture, is part of the retailer’s $1.7 billion investment in its distribution network.
The Smoke Pit opened in late September at 221 W. Main St. in Old Town Greenwood, offering a place for aficionados and novices alike to enjoy good conversation and a good cigar.
Up to now, the business has primarily served architects and designers in bigger markets. Also this week: Lou Malnati’s, Dave & Busters, Godiva Chocolatier, Nesso, Jiffy Lube.
The Human Bean, which opened its first shop in 1998, is coming to Westfield. The local franchisee said he’s scouting Hamilton County for more sites. Also this week: Noble Roman’s, Big Woods and more.
Stein Mart is a discount retailer that runs 281 stores in 30 states, including four in the Indianapolis area.
It’s part of a chain-wide move to give store managers more autonomy. Also this week: Apocalypse Burger, Enterprise Car Sales, and America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses.
Primanti Bros., which is known for serving french fries on its sandwiches, has permanently closed its downtown restaurant in Circle Centre Mall, at 49 W. Maryland St., according to its Facebook page.
A smattering of shoppers found a mixed bag of offerings on the first day that nonessential stores were allowed to open, with many retailers remaining closed or still providing pickup-only service.
In order to move forward with the south-side project, the publicly traded used-car behemoth must receive a variance of use for auto retailing on the land.
Greg and Lisa Frazee, who opened Frazee Gardens in 2008, will continue to own and operate Brownsburg Landscape Co., which they founded in 1987.
The unnamed project—still in its early planning stages—could include a multi-use playing field, eight ball diamonds and a splash pad on 40 acres on the city’s southeast side.
Rep. Woody Burton has helped push for property tax relief, bullying prevention programs and increased accountability in the child welfare system.