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Olio Road Kroger to Close Prior to New Marketplace Opening


The new Kroger Marketplace on Olio Road is set to open in the fall. Until then, Kroger shoppers will experience a disruption during the final stages of construction. The 116th and Olio Road location will close in early September, and the new Marketplace will open approximately eight weeks later. “To minimize inconvenience to our customers, the Pharmacy will remain open on the same property in a temporary facility with 24-hour security,” shares Eric Halvorson, Manager of Public Affairs and Kroger Spokesperson. “We want to make sure customers will be able to get their prescriptions with the convenience they expect.” The ...

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Murphy’s Craft House Coming to Geist


Remember the television show, “Cheers,” with Ted Danson? A place where “everyone knows your name” and what you like to eat and drink? It’s that type of comfort that brings people from all corners of Indianapolis to a local pub and eatery: Murphy’s PubHouse. When you step into Murphy’s PubHouse, conveniently located at 11650 Olio Rd., in the Kroger Shopping Center in Fishers, it feels like walking into Cheers. This sense of belonging and family is the feel that brothers and owners Ryan and Craig Stonebraker want Murphy’s PubHouse to manifest. Becoming a local pub and eatery means a place ...

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FAST Girls Finish Strong


While students started the school year August 10, two senior swimmers from Fishers High School and a teammate who graduated in May were at the Junior Nationals in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This wasn’t the first major swim meet of the summer; two FHS seniors started six weeks earlier with the Olympic Trials. FHS seniors Lauryn Parrish and Lauren Edelman qualified to compete at the Olympic trials, held in Omaha, Nebraska. The excitement of participating in the Olympic Trials was beyond words for the girls. “We were on the same pool deck with Michael Phelps, Lilly King and Katie Ledecky!” says Parrish. ...

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Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza


Inspires Loyalty From Customers & Staff Writer  /  Matt Keating Photographer  /  Demi Lawrence There’s a relaxed, laidback feeling at Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza that has successfully been duplicated at all three of its Indiana locations. Customers and employees at each restaurant are loyal devotees, continuously coming back for the unique and delicious pizzas, salads, entrees and drinks. Mick McGrath, one of four co-owners and founders, said he is still touched by the loyalty of his longtime customers and staff. “I’m very proud of the fact that a lot of our customers go to all three locations, even if they ...

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10 Years in Faith


St. John Vianney Catholic Church celebrates their 10 year anniversary Just off of the Hamilton Town Center roundabout on Southeastern Parkway lies a small, but vibrant Catholic parish by the name of St. John Vianney. St. John Vianney started with little, in-home Masses, but quickly grew into the 370 family parish it is today. Fast forward a decade and three different locations later, the church is still thriving and becoming more vast than ever before. “We are very excited, proud and most of all grateful for our 10 year anniversary.” parishioner Tiffany Chester said. To celebrate their anniversary, the Church ...

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Thinking “Outside The Box” For Special Needs


Writer  /  Kara Kavensky Reibel Photography provided “It’s a whirlwind all the time,” says Kelly Hartman, President and CEO of Insight Consulting, of her life. She is also founder of Outside The Box (OTB), which offers day program supports to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to achieve their best possible lives. The Founders and staff of OTB created an amazing example of what’s possible for the special needs community. This is accomplished through three areas: day services, employment services, and their art program, Studio OTB. “I first met Kelly Hartman and Outside The Box when OTB applied for ...

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Inspiring Young Coders


A CoderDojo with Sensei Javeria Masood Writer & Photographer  /  Kara Kavensky Reibel Javeria Masood draws from her passion of sharing technology with children and young adults by facilitating an exciting, interactive coding education program. Masood is the lead volunteer for the CoderDojo held monthly at Launch Fishers. CoderDojo Indiana oversees this and many other coding clubs across the state. CoderDojo Director Courtney Lambert, with her office inside TechPoint Foundation for Youth and sponsored by Eleven Fifty Academy, seeks volunteers like Masood to lead the local CoderDojos. Currently there are 15 CoderDojos in Indiana with an anticipated 35 by the ...

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The History Behind “Bottle and Bond” Bourbon


Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSFeatures bourbon historian Eric Prime Episode three of “Happy Hour with Ray and Adam Cox” premiered on July 20th at Elite Beverage in Noblesville, and featured special guest Eric Prime. Expanding on episode two’s topic of bourbon, Eric is a bourbon historian outside of his day job as an attorney. This episode focused on bonded bourbon, which actually was introduced to the world before we had a clear cut definition of what bourbon is. “Just for the record, I am an amateur historian,” Eric made sure to note. He ...

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Carmel Artmobilia: Carmel’s Celebration of the Art in Automotive


Each year, this unique event features a distinct gathering of recognized artists, collector cars and automotive enthusiasts, showcased on the streets of the Carmel Arts & Design District. With more than 400 enthusiast and collector cars on the streets of Carmel, the Artomobilia boasts one of the most eclectic gatherings of original, period-correct cars, including Supercar, Exotic, Sports Car, Classics, Racers, Historically Preserved, Indiana Built and Sedan/Coupe, and will be featuring two new classes, Antique Trucks and Restomods. Each year, the Artomobilia highlights a selection of automotive anomalies that are as interesting as they are distinct. In past years, this ...

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Tuning In Indiana


Here are some local, Indiana based podcasts that talk about everything from local news to design Writer / Demi Lawrence Larry in Fishers Larry Lannan, founder of his own podcast LarryInFishers, has been delivering news to Fishers residents since 2012. He releases audio podcasts weekly, but he updates his website with Fishers news and columns daily. Writing for many different publications before, Larry is an award-winning journalist with experience in government service. Larry has two main subject matters on which he does podcasts: Arts & Fishers Podcasts as well as Tax Podcasts. He does other podcasts, but on his website LarryinFishers.com, ...

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