By Karen Kennedy
Detour an American Grille has made a request of the City of Carmel to hold an outdoor party on July 4th. The party would include live music, which has raised issues in the past.
Mark Schaefer is the new general manager of Detour. He has been in the role for two months, having previously worked at Kincaids at Clay Terrace and Mo’s Irish Pub in Noblesville.
“The previous problems occurred before my time here,” Schaefer said. “I’m just trying to get caught up on the situation and help make sure that we head off future problems before they occur. Jeremiah (Hamman, Detour co-owner) is working with the city to ensure that the noise ordinance is not violated. We have a plan. But, we really want to do this party in conjunction with Carmel Fest. We’re just trying to be good neighbors and also help bring people to downtown Carmel.”
The Board of Public Works meeting, which is open to the public, will be on June 5 at 10 a.m. Detour’s request, for both a street closure between the restaurant and the Monon Trail and for permission to allow live music, will be considered at that time.