HOBART | There haven't been any games for a while at the Brickie Bowl, but the iconic the facility continues to generate excitement.
MERRILLVILLE | An area along Mississippi Street north of U.S. 30 is attracting attention, Merrillville officials said.
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.
A redevelopment project that would bring a Centier Bank branch to downtown Gary has gained ground.
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.
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.
DYER | Dyer officials hope to make the northeast corner of Hart Street and U.S. 30 a bit more appealing for developers.
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.
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.
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.
PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission recently approved moving forward with the third phase of its Central Avenue Business District redevelopment plan.
MUNSTER | Restaurants such as Noodles & Company and Meatheads Burgers and Fries could be coming to the Lake Business Center in Munster.
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.
GARY | Residents got a look Tuesday at plans to transform Gary's Glen Park area into University Park.
Gary is launching a plan to redevelop northside neighborhoods, including by tearing down a long-vacant downtown hotel.
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.
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.
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.
MERRILLVILLE | Chicago-based Berman Auto Group has announced it plans to open Berman's Infiniti of Merrillville this summer.
MERRILLVILLE | A redevelopment project at the former Saturn dealership off U.S. 30 is no longer advancing, the town announced last week.
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