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Launch Ladies: Connecting Women in Tech

Writer / Kara Reibel Inspired by chance interactions with a small number of women in the entrepreneurial co-working space Launch Fishers, Sticksnleaves’ VP of Corporate Development and Operations Kristen Cooper founded a movement committed to identifying, educating and connecting women entrepreneurs. The Launch Ladies are turning one in August, and they certainly have something to celebrate. “When I started working with Sticksnleaves, I wanted to get to know as many people as possible,” shares Cooper. “Never would have guessed that I would meet so many awesome women while putting on lip gloss in the ladies room. One day when I ...

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Curley Brothers Brick and Masonry

Writer / Janelle Morrison Photographer /Lori Kuppold Curley Brothers has specialized in providing the best in brick and stone applications as well as exceptional service for exterior, interior and hardscapes for residential and commercial projects since November 1997. Their showroom, conveniently located in Hamilton County, boasts an expansive selection of natural stone, manufactured stone and brick for their customers to select from. “We’ve been in the masonry business since 1970,” Tom Curley said. “We’ve seen many trends in brick and stone over the decades. People went from traditional brick facades to all-white and painted back to regular brick and recently, ...

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Alley’s Alehouse: Bringing Fresh Flavor to Fishers

Writer and Photographer / Keeley Miller Tucked away just inside Pinheads Bowling, a redesigned restaurant is bringing new flavor to Fishers. What used to be Louie’s Bar and Restaurant is now Alley’s Alehouse, a bar-and-grill style restaurant that fuses classic favorites with fresh high-quality ingredients. Alley’s goes out of their way to deliver the freshest food possible. The kitchen staff, headed by Executive Chef John Hoog and Sous Chef RodLee Lancaster, goes as far as making their own corn tortillas daily and pickling their jalapeños on-site. Menu specialties include their Loaded Chorizo Fries, The BBQ Pit Pizza, the Drunken Goat ...

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“Wig’d Out” with Olivia Rusk

Writer / Kara Reibel Photographer / Kstrandphotgraphy & Brian Brosmer Throughout July, a movie was filmed on location at various sights in and around Noblesville. The movie is called “Wig’d Out” and is based on the story of Olivia Rusk, a recent Fishers High School graduate who happens to be bald. The cast and crew utilizes talented national and local actors, musicians and a local filmmaker from Noblesville. “The idea to create a movie started in 2007, and it’s exciting to see it turning into reality,” says Sandy Rusk, Olivia’s mom. “Marc Price, best known for the role of Skippy ...

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Twigs and Tea: A Lifelong Dream Comes True

Writer / Julie Yates Just a few feet away from Fishers bustling 116th Street is a charming cottage tucked away at 11643 Maple St. At first glance, it looks like a quaint well-kept home, but the sign in front lets visitors know Twigs and Tea is a combination gift shop and tea room. Stepping into the tea room at Twigs and Tea is like going on a mini European vacation. In fact, several patrons have told owner Debbie Cook that the atmosphere makes them feel like they are in their home country. “I’ve had customers from France, England and even ...

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Meet the New Fishers Deputy Mayor Leah McGrath

Writer / Janet C. Striebel Fishers has gone through many changes and names. Back in 1872, it was called “Fisher’s Switch” when Salathiel Fishers distributed his land into lots within the town. Then in 1891, the land was referred to as Fisher’s Train Station and declared a legal corporation. Later in 1893, it became “Fishers Switch” (dropping the apostrophe), and finally in 1908, it was named just plain “Fishers.” Once a small town, Fishers is now a prospering city and far from ordinary. Since December 22, 2014, under the direction of Mayor Scott Fadness, Fishers has undergone significant transformations. He ...

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Fishers Resident on Jeopardy!

A Fishers resident didn’t make it to the final round of Jeopardy but did win some big bucks on the game show earlier this summer! “I was just glad to be a part of it all,” says Sawyer. “It’s a fun game, and I really enjoyed it.” Sawyer Morgan, 22, won the competition July 7 on Jeopardy and pocketed $11,590. Morgan graduated from Purdue University in May with a degree in chemical engineering and will be attending the University of Washington this fall to work on his doctorate in chemical engineering. He says he passed Jeopardy’s online test last January ...

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5th Annual Backpack Event

Tomorrow is the 5th Annual Backpack Event hosted by the Fall Creek Township Office. This event puts backpacks filled with school supplies in the hands of Hamilton Southeastern District students in need. To accommodate the growing need, this program has steadily increased the number of backpacks given out each year. When it began in 2011, 24 backpacks were given out. Tomorrow, 109 backpacks will be handed out. Backpacks are divided by grades with supplies targeted specifically to those in each group. In addition to HSE district students, the office was able to send 17 backpacks to Alternatives for kids residing ...

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FoxGardin: The Intersection of “Fresh” and “Pub”

Writer / Jimmy Girot III Photographer / Keeley Miller Nestled along Main Street in the rapidly-growing town of Fortville, FoxGardin’s modest exterior welcomes its guests into a top-shelf environment of both food and drink. From the delicious food, the ultimate collection of local craft beer and the world-class customer service, it’s easy to see why FoxGardin Kitchen and Ale is already becoming a local favorite. “Fresh” and “Pub” are two words I wouldn’t typically associate, but FoxGardin Kitchen and Ale is far from typical. I visited FoxGardin to indulge in some Midwestern classics, and I spoke with Fortville’s newest restaurateurs: ...

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Walmart Commercial Shot at Mama Bear’s

Writer  /  Christy Watson What’s a budding young actress burnt out on the pursuit of the big Hollywood dream to do upon returning back home to Indiana? Why not start a YouTube VLOG of course? Also known as a Video Blog, it is the newest medium for reaching a market of well, basically anyone who comes across it on YouTube. Gabrielle Flowers-Rader and her husband Chad Rader have turned the fresh and young YouTube Vlogging concept into “GabeBabeTV” and what is now their sole career. The couple who both graduated in 2000 from North Central High School as strangers began ...

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