Pat McAfee Leaves Barstool
Less than a year after announcing its launch, former Indianapolis Colts punter-turned-media personality Pat McAfee has exited Barstool Sports. McAfee helped launch Indianapolis-based affiliate Barstool Heartland with Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, but said on his own, independent podcast that he’s quitting and has not made plans for his next steps. During the first edition of “The Pat McAfee Show 2.0,” McAfee said dealing with the business side…
Evansville, Fort Wayne Land Indoor Football Teams
Evansville and Fort Wayne will play host to new indoor football franchises beginning next year. The National Gridiron League says the teams will be known as the Indiana Firebirds and Indiana Blue Bombers, respectively. The Firebirds will play home games at the Ford Center, while the home venue and other details of the Blue Bombers have not yet been announced. Evansville is the third franchise of the 12 that have been officially announced for the NGL’s inaugural season.
Brewery to Debut at The Landing
Two northeast Indiana business owners are bringing a new concept to a $30 million mixed-use development in Fort Wayne. Caleb France and Brendon Maxwell plan to debut their brewery and BBQ location at The Landing, according to developer The Model Group.
‘Rebellious’ Entrepreneur Starts Digital Academy in Muncie
An 18-year-old in Muncie has launched a program to teach 10-15-year-olds basic digital programming skills. Them LLC founder Nate Spell uses the Roblox online game-creation platform to lay down a foundation of logic and problem-solving techniques. Spell, who got his start in the digital realm by publishing his own e-magazine, says more than 600 students have attended Them Academy courses since January. In an interview with Inside INdiana Business, Spell discussed what drove him to…
Big Brothers Big Sisters Acquires Building For New HQ
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana has acquired a two-story building in downtown Indianapolis that will serve as the nonprofit’s new headquarters. The organization has invested nearly $2 million for the building and plans to begin renovations in mid-October, which are expected to be complete by next April. The 20,000-square-foot facility will serve as a mentoring hub for the community. The organization says it will offer much-needed space for…