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Valpo prepares to move historic train station

Valpo prepares to move historic train station

VALPARAISO | Jon Groth is looking forward to "an amazing day" on July 7.

April 12, 2014 10:00 pm

Retired-Marine, son look to start glass blowing shop in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A retired Marine and his son plan to open a glass blowing business in Valparaiso.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am

Courtyards stores to be replaced by more condos

VALPARAISO | Plans to build a small commercial center at the northwest corner of Froberg Road and Vale Park Road have been abandoned, and the developer plans to build more condos instead.

March 04, 2014 2:17 pm

Valpo man gives up on gun shop proposal

VALPARAISO | Plans to turn a 25-by-35 barn that's "kind of an eyesore" into a gun shop apparently have been shot down.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am

Flea market business opening in Valpo

VALPARAISO | A new business is opening in vacant space in the building with Coco's Canine Cabana is, perhaps appropriately, a flea market.

December 10, 2013 12:00 am

Yats bringing cajun creole cuisine to Valpo

VALPARAISO | Opening his own restaurant has been the dream of Kevin Pederson, but he didn't expect it to be a fast food cajun creole restaurant like the one he plans to open at University Promenade soon.

September 18, 2013 7:15 pm

Lucrezia deli market coming to downtown Valpo

VALPARAISO | Many people have urged Nada Karas to open a third Lucrezia restaurant in Valparaiso. That's not in the works yet, but Valparaiso is getting the next best thing.

August 25, 2013 8:15 pm

Former caterer plans downtown Valpo bakery

VALPARAISO | The departure of the Cornucopia Coffee Company opened the way for not only the Main and Lincoln restaurant but also the Wildflour bakery.

August 24, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo public works campus aiming for October start

VALPARAISO | Plans for the new public works campus are expected to be presented to the city's Site Review Committee on Aug. 27 with the goal of seeking bids in September.

August 14, 2013 6:23 pm

Serbian restaurant proposed for downtown Valpo

VALPARAISO | The last of the 10 downtown historic district liquor licenses has been approved, but the city continues to attract people interested in opening restaurants in that area.

August 01, 2013 6:12 pm

Five Guys bringing burgers, fries to Valpo

VALPARAISO | Another warrior is about to join the city's burger battle.

June 22, 2013 12:00 am

Valpo church finally finds a home

VALPARAISO | After a bit of a transient existence for its first six months, Acacia Church of Valparaiso is looking forward to having a permanent home soon.

May 29, 2013 7:19 pm

Laborers union getting new office, training space

VALPARAISO | After operating out of a historic house near downtown Valparaiso for more than 35 years, the Laborers' International Union of North America Local 81 is ready to expand.

May 20, 2013 2:48 pm

Valpo diner plans new kind of car grill

VALPARAISO | After taking her food truck to festivals, car shows and other events, including the Popcorn Festival, Laine Kasarda is ready for a more permanent dining facility in Valparaiso.

May 07, 2013 3:22 pm

Valpo getting another home furnishing store

VALPARAISO | The city could have two home furnishing stores opening in the next 60 to 90 days.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am
Gabriella's restaurant in Valpo not closing after all

Gabriella's restaurant in Valpo not closing after all

VALPARAISO | Reports of the approaching demise of Gabriella's restaurant apparently were a bit premature.

January 10, 2013 8:15 pm Photos


New restaurant to offer home cooking with a twist

VALPARAISO | The city is getting a new restaurant, but this one is more likely to be popular with the softball crowd at Fairgrounds Park than the diners in Valparaiso's downtown dining district.

January 08, 2013 12:22 pm

Valpo restaurant to be converted to apartments

VALPARAISO | After another attempt to operate a restaurant at 454 Greenwich St. has apparently come to an end, the owners plan to convert the restaurant space into two apartments.

December 26, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo OKs rezoning request for luxury apartments, business park

VALPARAISO | After another two hours of comments Monday from the public opposing the rezoning of 118 acres on Evans Avenue east of Ind. 49, the City Council voted 6-1 to approve the request.

December 18, 2012 12:00 am

Valpo glad to get downtown hotel space

VALPARAISO | Although the guest suites over Pikk's Tavern won't open until late summer, owner Paul LoDuca figures his wife is looking forward to furnishing them with antiques.

December 04, 2012 11:31 am
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