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Hobart prepares for improvements at Brickie Bowl

HOBART | There haven't been any games for a while at the Brickie Bowl, but the iconic the facility continues to generate excitement.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Road projects possible along Mississippi Street in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | An area along Mississippi Street north of U.S. 30 is attracting attention, Merrillville officials said.

May 20, 2014 8:15 pm

Gary competes for state grant to raze abandoned homes

GARY | There's a chance for cities in Lake County to grab a piece of $16 million to pay for removing blighted and abandoned homes.

April 24, 2014 6:49 pm

Bank redevelopment project wins approval

A redevelopment project that would bring a Centier Bank branch to downtown Gary has gained ground.

April 19, 2014 11:30 am

Gary State Bank project will come back for another vote

GARY | A $2.5 million project aimed at bringing a bank back to downtown Gary faced a setback last week, but is still going forward.

April 11, 2014 12:00 pm

Harvard students to study E.C. redevelopment potential

EAST CHICAGO | Ten graduate students from Harvard University will visit East Chicago beginning today to conduct a field study on economic development areas within the city.

March 04, 2014 6:15 pm

Dyer officials change law to make key corner more appealing to developers

DYER | Dyer officials hope to make the northeast corner of Hart Street and U.S. 30 a bit more appealing for developers.

January 26, 2014 7:15 pm

Highland eyes properties for purchase as part of redevelopment plan

HIGHLAND | The Town Council is positioning itself for the eventual purchase of various properties along North Kennedy Avenue and in the downtown area if they become available.

January 14, 2014 8:00 pm

Redevelopment Commission approves $615K grant to attract company to Munster

MUNSTER | Offering incentives for businesses to move into the Lake Business Center continues to be part of the economic development plan for the town, officials said.

October 26, 2013 11:18 am
Officials hope Kohl's opening signals resurrection Dunes Plaza

Officials hope Kohl's opening signals resurrection Dunes Plaza

MICHIGAN CITY | It's more than just the opening of another Kohl's — it's the start of a resurrection of the long-blighted Dunes Plaza, once a bustling destination, officials say.

September 29, 2013 5:45 pm

Commission to move forward with next phase of downtown redevelopment

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission recently approved moving forward with the third phase of its Central Avenue Business District redevelopment plan.

September 07, 2013 6:24 pm

New restaurants, more coming to Munster

MUNSTER | Restaurants such as Noodles & Company and Meatheads Burgers and Fries could be coming to the Lake Business Center in Munster.

August 18, 2013 7:45 pm

Whiting considers leasing community center, expanding Stadium District

WHITING | A standing room-only crowd filled the Whiting Community Center on Tuesday to hear Mayor Joseph Stahura discuss several proposed projects he referred to as controversial.

August 13, 2013 11:15 pm

Officials detail plans to redevelop Gary's Glen Park

GARY | Residents got a look Tuesday at plans to transform Gary's Glen Park area into University Park.

August 13, 2013 10:00 pm
Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary is launching a plan to redevelop northside neighborhoods, including by tearing down a long-vacant downtown hotel.

July 20, 2013 5:45 pm Photos


Redevelopment efforts are topic for Gary club meeting

GARY | The Miller Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the historic Aquatorium Bath House in Miller Beach’s Marquette Park, 6918 Oak Ave. A presentation will be given by Lauren Riga, director of Green Urbanism, Storm Water and Environmental Affairs for the City of Gary.

April 19, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Up to challenge on redevelopment transformation

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Up to challenge on redevelopment transformation

I recently attended Lansing’s 120th birthday celebration that provided a glimpse of the village’s rich and sometimes colorful past. A lot has changed from those early days.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am

Lansing on verge of replacing former Sam’s Club?

LANSING | Village officials believe they’re on the verge of finding a retailer to locate on the site of the former Sam’s Club warehouse store on Torrence Avenue.

February 27, 2013 9:15 pm

Infiniti dealership may open in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Chicago-based Berman Auto Group has announced it plans to open Berman's Infiniti of Merrillville this summer.

February 27, 2013 6:00 pm

Former Merrillville car dealership proposal sinks

MERRILLVILLE | A redevelopment project at the former Saturn dealership off U.S. 30 is no longer advancing, the town announced last week.

February 23, 2013 6:45 pm
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