📰 Newsletter Archive: Where to find morel mushrooms

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Good Friday Morning. This is Fishers Digest. Good news for some of you: this may be the last issue we talk about the eclipse 🌒

In today’s digest:

  • Basketball champions
  • Morel hunting
  • Weekend preview
  • Complete guide to the total solar eclipse

This issue is 1,946 words, a big one (to make up for no issue on Tuesday ❤️)

The Digest

Class 4a champs

Final score: Fishers 65-56 Ben Davis

For the first time in school history, the Fishers Boys’ Basketball team are your 2024 State Champions. Here’s a 30-minute behind-the-scenes documentary of their season leading up to last Saturday’s Championship. Congratulations, Tigers!

Morel Hunting

Our online guide covers everything you need to know this month for morel mushroom hunting season.

Ready for a new look?

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👉️ Spray-Net is offering $500 off for Fishers Digest readers on an exterior job over $6,500 done by June 2024. Save yourself money, time, and stress this spring by calling Rodney at ‭+1 (317) 408-4631‬ or visiting Spray-Net North Indy

The Happenings

Weekend preview 📆

🏀 How to watch Purdue’s Final Four game

Whether you like ‘em or not it’s our duty as the basketball state to support our teams. The 2024 Men’s Final Four is (1) Purdue against (11) NC State. Here’s how you can watch:

  • Time: 6:09 p.m. ET
  • Date: Saturday, Apr. 6
  • TV channel: TBS/TNT/truTV
  • Streaming: March Madness Live
  • Location: State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona
  • Where to watch: Parks Place Pub, Ale Emporium, Mashcraft

Spring Recycling Day ♻️

If you’re looking to declutter while doing it responsibly, this is it! This is a nice event because you can bring things that are harder to recycle. Computers, paint, oil, aerosols—you name it—they probably take it. Saturday (03/06) at Billericay Park from 8am-1 pm. Learn more here.

Flower stand 💐

Today is the first day of the year for the honor flower stand at Double Dog Farm and Floral. Every Friday until mid-May, you’ll find beautiful hand-made bouquets on a stand for your purchase. As the name implies, it’s the honor system and they accept cash, venmo, or paypal. You’ll find the stand at 9505 Sargent Road, Indianapolis, IN from 9 am to dusk.

🏎️ Drift on in

Spring is back with Murphy’s Pubhouse first car show of the year. Show off your sweet ride at on Sunday from 10 am to 3 pm. Expect brunch, live music, and hundreds of cars for you to enjoy locally.

🕶️ Eclipse Preview

Credit: The Great American Eclipse

Millions of people will be coming to the Greater Indy area on Monday. Imagine the Indy 500, Superbowl, and Taylor Swift all happening at the same time and that might give you an idea. Make sure you’re prepared!


The sky will begin to change around 1:50 pm with totality at 3:06 pm. Fishers will have 3m 39s of totality


Here’s where to get some:

  • The Fishers Library has a boatload of them for free
  • Fishers Digest will have some at FoxGardin Family on Monday
  • Your local eye store. They love this kind of stuff
  • Amazon

Where to view the eclipse

I put together a handy-dandy guide for this below. You’ll also find traffic updates and more 👇️

Solar Eclipse Guide

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Nothing in this section is sponsored. It’s just something you should know.

Rapid Fire Hits

Quick headlines and things to know from all around 🌐

There’s a new graffiti mural on the Nickel Plate Trail celebrating the eclipse on Monday. (link)

This is what you need to know about the 96th Street and Allisonville Road roundabout construction (link)

Saks Fifth Avenue will be gone by the end of the year at the Keystone Mall (link)

This Reddit thread has the tea 🍵 on which businesses people in Indy avoid. Spoiler: half of them are car dealerships. (link)

An IMPD officer was arrested for abusing his position. (link)

This is the only guide you need for the eclipse on Monday. (link)

Bloomrank is a new local Fishers Business that’s changing how local service business is done. (link)

Last week’s recap

Here’s what readers clicked the most last week 🏆️

  • Who Mayor Fadness supports for governor in this op-ed (link)
  • Fishers Elementary is getting a $45 million renovation (link)
  • How to do the Fishers Flag Crawl (link)

Guest Posts

❌ 🌳 Hamilton County Invasives

This is our first time allowing guest posts! This week features Dorrie, a local who works with Hamilton County Invasives. She wrote a great blog post on what you need to know this 2024 season. Check it out here.

Live Music

The list is growing! New to live music lists are places like Carmel 🤘 Check it out here.


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