Business briefs – August 26

New business opens in Greenfield

Burdock Boutique has opened its doors at 1002 E. Main St., Greenfield.

The shop is a specialty flea market in which each booth is curated to be its own small boutique, said owner Jill Johnson.

Vendors offer vintage, upcycled, recycled, antique, handmade and other goods.

Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

For more information, call 317-448-0845. Information about becoming a vendor can be found at

Need hair-styling? Be students’ client

Students in the Academy of Cosmetology at the Walker Career Center, 9651 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, are now accepting clients for all hair-styling and beauty needs.

High-school aged students learning at the center have appointments available Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 4 p.m. and one Saturday a month.

To make a reservation, call 317-532-5617.

Students from Greenfield-Central, New Palestine and Mt. Vernon high schools, as well as other districts in the area, study in the cosmetology program at the career center.

Grants available for property owners

Greenfield Main Street, Inc. will offer grants to improve building façades and promote preservation and rehabilitation of historic downtown structures.

This grant program is designed to assist all property owners and tenants of commercial and residential buildings located in the Greenfield Main Street primary program area, which is roughly bound by Noble, Spring and Walnut streets and the Pennsy Trail.

A limited number of matching grants will awarded on a competitive basis. Monetary amounts are limited to up to $3,000 per qualifying property.

Applications must be submitted by Sept. 22. Submit completed application packages to: City of Greenfield Planning Department, City Hall 2nd floor, 10 S. State St., Greenfield, IN 46140.

For more info, visit or call 317-358-5284.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or