HAMMOND | A bank that started in Hammond's Hessville neighborhood 57 years ago has added branches in Highland, St. John and, later this week, on its customers' phones.
A longtime fixture in the local business community started his career in the grocery industry at a time when they still stamped the prices on the cans and rang them up manually at the cash register.
Fond memories of first dates with future spouses, nights out on the town, and quaint intermissions with cake and coffee inspired people from across Northwest Indiana to rally to save the historic Town Theatre.
MERRILLVILLE | Customers awaiting the delivery of washing machines and HDTVs feel ripped off after a longtime appliance store closed without warning.
Many people know who Dr. Gus Galante is by sight, before they are introduced, simply because he is everywhere.
Decor & More, a home furnishing store in Highland, has been so successful that it's moving into a much larger location.
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Just a few miles from the southern tip of Lake Michigan at the Coffee Creek Watershed Conservancy, positive change is taking root.
NEW YORK (AP) — Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.
Signs establish and reinforce brand identity, call for some sort of action or response, display regulations and compliance, recognize effort and performance, direct employees and visitors, promote products, events and services, as well as gen…
In 1988, Pet Supplies Plus opened their first location in Redford, Michigan and since then over 300 franchise and corporate-owned stores in 23 Midwest and eastern states have opened, including locations right here in Northwest Indiana, in Cro…
When the flooring in a home or business has such an impact on first impressions and comfort, it’s just essential to have the best products and the best-qualified installers of carpet and tile. And it’s a great deal when you can get all that a…
Since 1976, the Flower Cart has been bringing fresh flowers, gifts, and candies to the region and they are blooming everywhere in downtown Chesterton and Valparaiso. They first began business in downtown Porter and in 1980 purchased a locatio…
We all know the phrase “mom and pop shop” means a family-owned business that has been passed down through the generations, caters to community, and takes time to go the extra mile, but little did we know that this phrase could conjure up the …
A former employee accessed files containing personal information of 414 current and former employees at Direct Buy, a Merrillville-based membership buying club, according to the Indiana Attorney General's Office.
SCHERERVILLE | An upscale burger restaurant is opening its first Northwest Indiana location in Schererville, but two more will follow soon.
Jimmy John's sandwich shops in Hobart and Portage were involved in a massive data breach that spanned 216 locations.
We don’t need a calendar to remind us it’s officially fall in Northwest Indiana.
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SCHERERVILLE | Drenth's Highway Garage, a tire dealer and an auto repair shop, will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house Saturday.
One of Northwest Indiana's newest craft breweries boasts several creatively named beers.
HOBART | Two once-popular restaurants on U.S. 30 have closed, but one should reopen within the next two or three months.
HOBART | Another big new store is coming to Southlake Mall in Hobart.
NEW YORK (AP) — Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
LYNWOOD | The Paw Palace, a grooming and training facility for dogs, hosts its grand opening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 2739 Glenwood-Dyer Road.
As CVS sharpens its focus on customer health, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain will tweak its corporate name and stop the sale of tobacco nearly a month sooner than planned.
The dream of owning a business and working for oneself, an aspiration nearly half of all Americans have according to a recent survey, is becoming more of a rarity in Indiana.
Providing health care, cleaning, creating personalized gifts, tattoo designing and furnishing your home are just a few of the services provided by new Lowell businesses.
HOBART | It's not IKEA, but a hugely popular Swedish retailer is coming to Northwest Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Northwestern Mutual, a 160-year-old financial services company, is having a blood drive Thursday to mark the opening of a new office.
SCHERERVILLE | Discovery Clothing Company has expanded its Schererville location, adding a 5,000-square-foot deluxe shoe room.
HOBART | Region residents are used to ducking into the corner liquor store to grab a six pack, but a new superstore near Southlake Mall aims to revolutionize the way Northwest Indiana buys alcohol.
GARY | People used to dress up in heels or starched button-down shirts before heading to downtown Gary in 1955, when Albert Cohen opened his furniture store, Union United Corp.
HIGHLAND | The intersection of Main Street and Indianapolis Boulevard at the border of Highland and Schererville has grown into a destination for grocery shopping.
A new Plato's Closet has opened in Valparaiso.
HOBART | Cable giant Comcast plans to open its first Xfinity retail store in Hobart later this year.
A mortgage company has opened a new retail office in St. John.
CALUMET CITY | Officials approved an agreement with GP Properties Unlimited to develop a vacant lot at 708 River Oaks Drive.
HAMMOND | An immigrant saloon-keeper who had the neighborhood's only safe in his dance hall founded Peoples Bank in East Chicago in 1910, when the shining new steel mills brought in thousands of new residents, mostly from eastern and southern Europe.
Necessity was the mother of invention for one local mother. When their feeding tube-fed son AJ could not keep down eight types of formula, Chesterton parents Julie and Tony Bombacino looked to the Internet for help.
SCHERERVILLE | The fast-growing Whole Foods Market will open a Schererville store next year, and has Valparaiso on its radar for a future location.
GARY | A merchandise pickup site next to Michael Jackson's childhood home is set to open the weekend of what would have been the pop star's 56th birthday.
MUNSTER | Strack & Van Til is planning a grand reopening for its new-look supermarket in Munster, which just underwent a multimillion dollar renovation.
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HOBART | Lake County is without a large chain bookstore for the first time in years, but readers shouldn't fret – the next chapter is a relocation.
INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Indiana convenience stores and gas stations is heading back to court hoping to overturn a state law that gives package liquor stores the exclusive right to sell cold beer.
MERRILLVILLE | Consumer buying club DirectBuy has shrunk over the past few years from a height of more than 160 locations in the United States and Canada to about 100 today.
MERRILLVILLE | Mike Bornhorst, a seasoned corporate executive who bootstrapped his way up from selling ADT security systems door to door to becoming the de facto North American chief operating officer of Culligan International, couldn't belie…
Farm-to-table is a pretty popular concept these days, and a new restaurant takes it about as far as it can go, growing and raising almost all its food right outside.
Comcast cable subscribers in Valparaiso will soon be out of luck if they want to visit a physical store.
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