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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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Richard Phillipy Retires after 38 Years in Teaching


Lawrence Central High School teacher Richard Phillipy spent 30 years inspiring his students to make books, poetry and art come to life, seeking to engage students in understanding the author’s voice so that they could begin to understand their own. After 38 years of teaching, hundreds gathered at Old Oaken Clubhouse to celebrate his accomplishments and likely mourn his retirement on August 12. While much can be written about the facts of his career, the truth is so much more could be written about the impact he had on his students and why so many students made it their goal ...

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Town Hall Meeting Regarding Trails at Geist


Notice provided by Ray Peck There will be a Town Hall Meeting at Amy Beverland Elementary on Monday, August 29th starting at 7pm. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the plan for trails in and around the Geist/Lawrence Area. Trails that will discussed will include the Fox Rd to Amy Beverland Trail, the Trail at the End of 79th Street to Oaklandon, and the Trail along 75th from Oaklandon to Sunnyside. This meeting will include the Mayor of Lawrence – Steve Collier, as well as other members of the Lawrence Leadership Team. Please keep in mind that ...

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Superintendent of Lawrence Schools Ready for the New School Year


Writer  /  Matt Keating Dr. Shawn Smith, Superintendent of Lawrence Schools, is ready to start the new school year. This is what he had to say in a recent interview: What are you most excited about for the 2016-17 school year? I am very excited about the high caliber of both staff and students in the MSD of Lawrence Township that will be with us for the 2016-2017 school year. Our students constantly amaze us, and we have gone to great lengths to ensure that we have the best and brightest teachers ready to meet them on the first day ...

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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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Lawrence Band Raising Dollars for Roses


Writer  /  Matt Keating The Marching Parade of Lawrence Township (MPLT) could use your help. The MPLT is set to perform at the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, on Jan. 2, 2017, as one of only 21 national marching bands to showcase their talents. However, to cover travel, hotel, meals and other expenses, the MPLT will need to come up with $800,000. They have raised $150,000 so far. Lawrence North Band Director Tom Wallis said they still have a long way to go, even though the MPLT has been working hard to raise funds. “The kids have been performing at ...

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It’s a New Day at Direct Buy: Membership is Now Affordable For Everyone


What if you could shop directly from over 700 of the world’s best brand name manufacturers with a savings guarantee? What if someone made these great prices and this vast selection of products incredibly convenient? It would sound too good to be true. That and much more is what DirectBuy has offered its clients for years. However, recently they made this all available at a remarkably affordable price. For those not familiar with DirectBuy, it’s a savings club that utilizes the buying power of its members to negotiate with manufacturers great prices on top brands for your home and lifestyle. ...

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