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Drenth's Highway Garage to hold open house

SCHERERVILLE | Drenth's Highway Garage, a tire dealer and an auto repair shop, will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house Saturday.

September 18, 2014 11:00 am
Forever 21 coming to Southlake Mall

Forever 21 coming to Southlake Mall

HOBART | Another big new store is coming to Southlake Mall in Hobart.

September 11, 2014 5:00 am

CVS changes name, stops tobacco sales early

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.

September 03, 2014 8:22 am
Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

Mother, son charged in Walgreens burglary

HAMMOND | An East Chicago woman and her son are facing charges stemming from a break-in at a local Walgreens where more than $50,000 worth of merchandise was stolen.

August 28, 2014 4:30 pm Photos


Gordon Food Service to anchor new development

HIGHLAND | The intersection of Main Street and Indianapolis Boulevard at the border of Highland and Schererville has grown into a destination for grocery shopping.

August 07, 2014 6:00 pm

New Plato's Closet opens in Valparaisio

A new Plato's Closet has opened in Valparaiso.

August 06, 2014 4:30 pm

New Pier 1 store docks in Schererville

Land-lubbers around the region can now get their hands on the latest imports without going anywhere near Northwest Indiana's international port.

July 02, 2014 11:30 am

Mayor addresses Cal City Chamber of Commerce

Well, I went to my first Calumet City Chamber of Commerce luncheon/meeting last week. It was at the council chambers of City Hall. I was invited by Cal City’s economic development chief Brian Swanson.

June 19, 2014 12:00 am

South Holland changes retail hours on Sundays

SOUTH HOLLAND | There once was a time in South Holland when businesses of all types were closed on Sunday.

June 17, 2014 4:15 pm

Urban Soles new location hosts grand opening

VALPARAISO | Urban Soles, a boutique, is hosting a grand opening at 11 a.m. May 21 at its new location at 3907 Calumet Ave., Suite 202, in Valparaiso.

May 13, 2014 12:30 pm
RETAIL: After sluggish start, business picks up

RETAIL: After sluggish start, business picks up

With Region residents snowed in for part of the start of 2014, retail struggled.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am

DirectBuy shutters its flagship M'ville showroom

MERRILLVILLE | The flagship showroom of a 43-year-old Northwest Indiana business that once had 167 locations throughout North America has closed.

May 02, 2014 2:55 pm
New blood burnishes image for downtown Lowell as antique, specialty shop mecca

New blood burnishes image for downtown Lowell as antique, specialty shop mecca

For six months, John and Kathy Stefanski visited Lowell's downtown district to get a feel of the community's business culture and its ability to draw shoppers interested in collectibles and antiques.

April 18, 2014 7:00 pm

New owners buy Sears Outlet Store in Portage

PORTAGE | A trio of brothers from Downers Grove have bought the Sears Outlet Store in Portage. Brothers Mike, Rick and Dan Gilbert acquired the outlet store – which sells overstock and discontinued items at discounted prices – at 6169 U.S. 6. Sears has been franchising more than 1,200 of i…

April 15, 2014 10:57 am

Pet supply store to open in Portage

PORTAGE | Pet Supplies Plus is set to have its grand opening Saturday at 6030 Central Ave.

April 08, 2014 9:30 am
Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

HAMMOND | A popular craft brewery is no longer going to build a restaurant and production brewery at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond.

March 21, 2014 2:43 pm

Yankee Candle store opens in Highland

HIGHLAND | A Yankee Candle store has opened in Highland Grove Shopping Center, 10335 Indianapolis Blvd., making it the 19th Indiana location for the scent retailer.

February 28, 2014 10:15 am

Grand opening events set for Jo-Ann store in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores in Merrillville is opening a new location at 1916 E. 80th Ave., in Merrillville Plaza.

February 12, 2014 10:00 am

NWI legislators all back South Shore expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana's legislative delegation stands united in supporting expanding the South Shore Line, but members are skeptical the state will play a significant role in extending the commuter train to Dyer -- despite the best efforts of some region lawmakers.

February 09, 2014 6:00 am Related
Abercrombie & Fitch, Aerie depart Southlake Mall

Abercrombie & Fitch, Aerie depart Southlake Mall

Sex does not necessarily sell, at least not in Hobart.

February 05, 2014 10:11 pm
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