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Good Tuesday Morning. This is Fishers Digest. The TripAdvisor of local news. Except better.

🌧️ Today’s weather: Rain, freezing rain, then more rain with a high near 40°.

In today’s digest:

This issue is 1,181 words, a 4.5-minute read. 

The Digest

New trade location

Safe Trade Location Fishers

Meeting a random person online can be a little scary. Especially when it’s high value transaction. The Fishers Police Station now offers a “Safe Trade Zone” where you can meet people with a little more peace. The area is monitored by cameras with a phone nearby in case you need it. Big stuff like couches will probably still need to be done outside.

Napkin math: Fishers has around 100,000 people. 90% of the US population uses the internet. 71.43% of internet users use Facebook. And 40% of Facebook users have used Facebook Marketplace. That gets us to ~25k people in Fishers who might use this space 🤯 Facebook isn’t the only marketplace, so that number could be bigger.

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The Happenings

tenderloin sandwich

I’m officially dubbing the above picture the “Tenderloin Signal”. It’s like the batsignal but better. This Thursday, Swayzee Tenderloins will be posted up at O’Reilly Auto Parts. They are selling both original and spicy breaded tenderloins for your freezer. The window is short from 3-4:30 pm. 14067 Trade Center Dr, Fishers, IN, 46038

Sun King Brewery events always go fast. In a few weeks, they’re co-hosting a “Sips and Wicks” with Penn and Beech. You’ll make valentine’s candles while drinking craft beer. Tickets going fast here.

H7 Networking events are a great way to casually meet business professionals in Fishers. During the summer months, they host events like a BBQ, cornhole, door prizes, and great conversation. They still host weekly events throughout the Winter. More details here.

Civil meetings

The Fall Creek Board of Zoning Appeals meets at Launch Fishers (12175 Visionary Way) this Wednesday at 7 pm. The only agenda item is a public hearing on a variance for land use on 96th street. Presumably for a restaurant or coffee shop. Agenda here.

The HSE School Board meets at the HSE administration building this Wednesday at 6 pm. This is the first meeting of the year at the new time. You can view the agenda here, or live stream the meeting by going here.

Rapid Fire Hits

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Quick headlines and things to know from all around 🌐

💪 Fishers dunks on Avon in basketball. Both boys and girls Fishers basketball teams secured impressive victories against Avon. The girls’ team won with a score of 66-50. The boys’ team won with a score of 70-38. Congratulations and great work to both teams! (link)

Maren Johnson is Colts Fan of The Year. She’s also in the running for NFL Fan of the Year. She will represent the Colts and head to Vegas to compete against 31 other team fans for the overall title. Oh, and she’s from Fishers. You can vote for her here!

A Carmel man is trying to make Carmel the e-bike capital of the world. 

Indiana will soon be home to 1 of 15 Google data centers in North America. They purchased nearly 900 acres of land in Fort Wayne and plan to invest between 3 to 4 billion on the project. (link)

🧬 The duality of restaurants. Last Friday, the Indianapolis Airport announced that Huse Culinary will be taking over the old Champps storefront for another restaurant. Except this time, it’s going to be a 1933 Lounge/HC Tavern + Kitchen combo. Both of these restaurants are (or were) exclusive to Fishers. (link

Local Business

Mira Awards

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The Mira Awards are the Indianapolis “Oscars for Tech”. It’s a black-tie event celebrating the cool, innovative people and businesses in tech. There are plenty of tech companies in Fishers. To name a few — Spokenote, Madelabs, ClearObject, ArcticRX, Formstack, and more. Here’s the details on the next few months:

> Nominations are available until next Sunday, January 28th

> Nominees are announced on February 20th

> The awards ceremony and afterparty are on April 26th

You can nominate your friends or a business here.

Drive Planning

Last Wednesday, a new building for Drive Planning was approved by City Council. It’s a bit of unique building, in both its design and the way it’s facing. So it required approval. It will be on the east side of 116th near the Kroger. Drive Planning is a financial group helping with tax strategies, investment advising, and more.

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Construction this week

Fishers Construction

Here are the high-level construction updates for this week:

  • The Sunblest neighborhood sidewalk repair is still happening. Any sidewalk that poses a toe or tripping hazard will be replaced.

  • You can no longer exit to 82nd Street going south on I-69. This will be this way until sometime this summer. All the work will be complete by the end of 2024. Check out the below image for what traffic in the area looks like now. You can also watch a fly through video of what everything will look like once it’s complete here.

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Read the full report here.

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