Goal = smashed

PLUS: Penn and Beech is opening, upgrade the trail, and your construction report

An image of Penn and Beech in Fishers

Good Tuesday Morning. This is Fishers Digest. Did you have mini Eiffel Tower replica being built in Indy on your 2024 bingo card?

In today’s digest:

  • The Hamilton County Humane Society is awesome
  • Penn and Beech opens soon
  • Help upgrade the Nickel Plate Trail
  • Construction report

— Written by Lindsey Watson and Skyler Braun

This issue is 1,119 words, a 3.5-minute read.

The Digest

Goal = smashed. $47,750 for the pups 🐶 ❤️

On Saturday, the Hamilton County Humane Society had a goal of raising $35,000 to continue to save and re-home animals in Hamilton County. They smashed that with $47,750 raised 📈

But they still have so many animals to take care of. Staff members are keeping animals in their office. They are a no-kill shelter, meaning every animal that comes in is given the best chance at life.

If you couldn’t make it and want to support them, there’s a few ways you can:

  • Fostering a dog or cat
  • Adopting one of their animals
  • Donating — this month every donation is matched dollar for dollar.

They deserve all the support we can give 👏

T-4 days until Penn and Beech

An image of Penn and Beech in Fishers

Almost a year ago, Penn and Beech announced they would open a location in Fishers. This Saturday (June 15th) they officially open 🎉 The first 22 people to enter the shop at 10 am will get a free candle pour.

Could the Nickel Plate Trail be even better?

Indy’s City Council is applying for a grant that would help them build a bridge across 82nd street to the Nickel Plate Trail. If this is something you would want them to do, they’re asking for letters of support on why this would be awesome.

Last day to send a note of support is the 13th. Email Nicholas Roberts here.

The Happenings

Happening this week 🔜

🩸 A Fishers Blood Drive is happening today at Sun King Brewery for the American Red Cross.

> The new Fishers Municipal Building/Fishers Art Center is officially open. The Inaugural Exhibition Opening is June 14th.

> The 2024 Olympic Swim Trials at Lucas Oil + the Convention Center start June 15th.

> The 2024 HATCHfest is June 15th. HATCH = Hamilton County Arts, Technology, Craft, and Heritage. Dad would approve! Speaking off..

Father’s Day Preview 📆

If you need a few ideas for Father’s Day this weekend, we got you.

Local beer + painting 🍺

Sun King and Zach Lowe Fine Art Experiences are putting on a “pints and painting” event on Sunday from 5-7:30.

When you buy tickets you also choose your own pre-outlined painting theme like a sunset-lit dock or bike. Enjoy some beer and leave with fine art! Right now you can buy 2 tickets and they’ll email you 1 for free!

A mixology class 🥃

You may have spotted Alcomy LLC, at the Fishers Saturday Market and had their delicious “liquid gastronomy” elixirs.  Their infusions are key to delicious drinks like “Bee’s Knees” or “Honey I Shrunk the Pear”. Why not pick up a stash on Saturday to treat Dad to a personal mixology service? They also offer professional bartending and mixology classes.

Seafood fest 🦞

Head to Daredevil Brewing Co in Speedway on Friday night because every food truck you see here will have seafood on the menu 🔥 If Dad loves seafood, check this one out. Event details here.

🎭️ Two-show Tuesday

> Spay by Madison Fiedler at The Phoenix Theatre. Tickets here.

> The Wizard of Oz at Beef and Boards in Carmel. Tickets here.

🔨 Civil Meetings

The Armed Services Commission meets today at 10 Municipal Drive at 4 pm.

The Disability Advisory Committee meets today at (12175 Visionary Way) at 5:30 pm

Local Business

🐇 White Rabbit Wraps can wrap your car

White Rabbit Wraps

This business is so cool. A few months ago, White Rabbit Wraps opened up in Carmel and they’ve been killing it: They wrapped the first three Cybertrucks that were delivered to Indiana. Now they’re wrapping Colts players’ cars, local business car wraps, and so much more.

They can wrap just about anything you want them to — cars, walls murals, tables, computers, and more. Check them out if you want to see what your car looks like with a brand new wrap on it 🔥

East Coast Transplants Rejoice

The first Wawa in Indiana is coming to Indy next year — and it’s right outside of Fishers! And this isn’t the only one. They’re planning to build 8-12 of these bad boys every year until we have 60 of them throughout the state. As of right now, none are planned with a Fishers zip code, but that’s likely going to change. \

Read this if your kids hate getting haircuts

Sit Still is the newest salon to open at Keystone Mall specializing in hair cuts, and also making kids sit still. According to their website, there’s an individual tablet at each station, toys, and games to help occupy the littles.

There are also parent perks: “when your child is entertained, you can sit still with a cold brew or rose.” UM, YES.

Rapid Fire Hits

Quick headlines and things to know from all around 🌐

🏆️ Congrats to HSE Softball for winning the 4A State Championship. HSE and Fishers sports teams continue to win big

🏆️ AND congrats to the HSE Lacrosse team. Also your 2024 State Champions.

> If we missed your sport please send them my way so I can feature your big win!!

Indianapolis ranks 12 in the nation for dogs attacking USPS workers 😯

Caitlin Clark did not make the US Olympics Basketball team…. huh?

Jack Webb broke a world record a few weeks ago. 350 Jack’s donut holes in 8 minutes. Hole-y cow

If you’re in the market for a 1927 Chrysler 50, there’s one for sale right here in Fishers!

Did you know every Tuesday there is a free live music concert. And every Wednesday a free Yoga class in downtown Fishers? Now you do

Construction This Week

Fishers Construction Logo

Here’s a what to watch for that’s new this week.

  • The Allisonville Rd section of 146th is officially open again 🎉
  • There is construction this week north of 135th st. and south of 141st st.
  • There is Road resurfacing work on 116th street between Olio Road and Thorpe Creek Parkway. 

View the full construction update for the week here. (warning: long)


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