Top Story: Holiday Travel
Mario Rodriguez, Executive Director, Indianapolis Airport Authority
Air travel is beginning to pick up as we emerge from the pandemic and enter the busy holiday season. Mario Rodriguez has insight and also weighs in on the possibility of a London to Indy nonstop.
Inside INnovation: Fishers Life Sciences
Scott Fadness, Mayor
Fishers is on a mission to become the epicenter of life sciences in the Midwest. Mayor Scott Fadness has details on how the city has attracted more than $500 million in new investments from healthcare-focused companies.
Around INdiana: Endangered Indiana: Little by Little Farm
Mary-Rachel Redman, Inside INdiana Business
Indiana is one of the top turkey-producing states in the nation. Mary-Rachel Redman takes us to Zionsville where Little by Little Farm is playing a big role in putting turkeys on dinner tables this Thanksgiving.
Business Spotlight: Popcorn World
LeBarron D. Burton Sr., Owner & Operator
Gary is known for its large steel mills and as the birthplace of superstar Michael Jackson. It’s also home to the world’s largest gourmet popcorn store. We get details on the evolution of Popcorn World from LeBarron D. Burton.
Business of Health: Riley Hospital New Maternity Tower
Gil Peri, President, Riley Children’s Health
Two weeks ago, a dozen moms, 31 babies and 500 volunteers made a big transition. They moved into the new 116-bed Riley Hospital for Children Maternity Tower. Gil Peri has more on the largest NICU facility in Indiana.
(i) on Education: Daleville Schools – Farm to School Grant
Greg Roach, Superintendent
Students in Daleville Community Schools are sowing the fruits and vegetables of their labor through a hands-on program that’s teaching them lessons about growing and eating healthy food. Greg Roach explains how the Farm to School program works.
Inside INdiana Sports: UIndy Athletics
Scott Young, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics
A greyhound through and through is now in charge of athletics at the University of Indianapolis. Longtime athletics department veteran Scott Young brings us up to speed on the status of the program now and what’s ahead.
Inside This Week’s IBJ
Lesley Weidenbener, Editor
What the infrastructure bill means for Indiana. Details on plans to keep the #IndyKeepsCreating movement going. And a closer look at the Lafayette Square Mall redevelopment project. These are some of the stories our partners at the IBJ are working on this week. Lesley Weidenbener has details.