Indianapolis has won the right to host the NFL Superbowl in 2012. NFL Owners met today at Buckhead, GA at the Ritz-Carlton hotel and listened to three different presentations from cities vying for the coveted event. Phoenix just hosted the 2008 game and drew negative feedback regarding location of metro area to stadium. Houston hosted 4 years ago and is nearby to Dallas which hosts in 2011. This is the second consecutive attempt from Irsay and the city as they prepare to move into Lucas Oil Stadium in a just a few months.
In the bustling Nickel Plate District of Fishers, Indiana, Tracy Gritters can recall a time when things looked very different. “It was a two-lane road 17 years ago,” she said of the property around her boutique store, Gallery 116 , where she has sold locally made goods since 2002. “We were worried about Target coming to town.” The retail giant eventually did — it's located about an 11-minute walk from her store — but the city's expansion hasn’t been the scenario she feared. Fishers, which was named MONEY's Best Place to Live in 2017 , officially upgraded from a town to a city and swore in its first mayor on January 1, 2015. Mayor Scott Faddness is still in office, and in the years since his inauguration, the city itself has been transformed. The newly developed downtown area became the Nickel Plate District , now home to an outdoor amphitheatre, plenty of retail stores and restaurants, a brewery, luxury apartments, and a high-speed internet coworking sp