The Canterbury Hotel in downtown Indianapolis has been acquired by Ohio-based RockBridge Capital LLC. The historic hotel had been owned by Indianapolis entrepreneur Turner Woodard, who hopes the deal will help his vision for the property develop more quickly.
Urban League leader highlights education in Indy
The CEO of the National Urban League is bringing his message of the importance of education and job training to Indianapolis. Marc Morial is delivering the keynote address at the annual Indianapolis Urban League Luncheon.
Ellspermann to mark $350M project
A ceremony is planned this afternoon to mark construction of what state officials describe as the largest economic development project in White County. Lt.Gov. Sue Ellspermann will attend the event for the $350 million Magnetation LLC, plant in Reynolds.
Tax deductions already aiding casino revenue
The editor of a statewide gaming publication says recently approved tax breaks for Hoosier casinos are already helping the industry's bottom line. Indiana Gaming Insight's Ed Feigenbaum says it remains to be seen if the infusion of "free play" and other deductions is helping casinos bring in more customers.
Fever to visit White House
The Indiana Fever will travel to the White House this week. President Barack Obama will recognize the team Friday for its 2012 WNBA championship. The Fever will also host a basketball clinic on the South Lawn.
Indy lands major high-tech conference
A big convention focusing on electric vehicles is coming to Indianapolis. Visit Indy expects more than 1,200 people to attend next year's Electric Drive Transportation Association annual conference and pump in excess of $1 million into the area economy. Mayor Greg Ballard is at this year's conference today in Washington, D.C., touting the city's new electric car sharing program.
Purdue eyes INDOT commissioner
The commissioner of the Indiana Department of Transportation is poised to take a position at Purdue University. The school confirms the process is underway for Michael Cline to become vice president for physical facilities. The move still needs the approval of the Indiana Ethics Commission.
South Bend to host Irish entrepreneurs
Dozens of entrepreneurs from Ireland are slated to visit the University of Notre Dame campus Friday. The group will consist of current and former Ernst and Young Ireland Entrepreneur of the Year award contestants.
Council approves three charters
The Indianapolis City-County Council has approved the establishment of additional charter schools. The move involves three new Christel House Academy Inc. charters.
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods mourns former president
Services are pending for the 12th president of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. The school says Jeanne Knoerle has died. She served as president of the college from 1968-1983.
Hundreds expected for 'Spirit of Sports Awards'
Organizers expect more than 450 people to attend Tuesday's Spirit of Sports Awards in Indianapolis. St. Vincent Sports Performance says winners will be recognized for bettering themselves and their communities through sports.
Enhancements approved for Lucas Oil Stadium
One of the state's largest sports facilities is slated for some interior upgrades. The Capital Improvement Board in Indianapolis has approved approximately $2 million in bids to add two suites, a pair of digital ribbon boards and convert food pantries into kitchens at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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