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Whether it’s for a rhymable month, years, or just a day, a downtown Lafayette shop is giving former and current...
WORLD LEADERS
The largest deal with an industry partner in Purdue University history is bringing $75 million to West Lafayette over the...
SEASON OPENER
Few events throughout the year offer signs of better weather ahead than the first farmers markets of the season.
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES: DONTE WILBURN
Donte was born and raised in Greater Lafayette, IN.
SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS
Greater Lafayette’s locally owned businesses are the heart of our community. Small business owners invest a tremendous amount of time,...
BIG IMPACT. BIG PINE CREEK.
Growing up on a farm in Fowler, Indiana, Johnny Klemme developed a passion for the Big Pine Creek
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES: ZENEPHIA EVANS
Zenephia Evans came to Greater Lafayette for an education and stayed.
Women in charge
Not-for-profit organizations were designed to fill a niche between services offered by the government and the private sector. Their not-for-profit...
I LOVE LAFAYETTE
Before I moved to Indiana as a 22-year-old, the only things I knew about Lafayette were that it had a...
EVONIK
Nestled near the Wabash River and tucked away from Greater Lafayette’s other industrial complexes, Evonik Industries’ Tippecanoe Laboratories is preparing...
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES: ROBERT ULIBARRI
Robert Ulibarri came to Greater Lafayette for an education, left, and returned for a career
Making his mark
John Hughey could sense a hint of nervousness in his interviewer’s voice as the conversation took an unexpected turn away...
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES: KIRSTEN RHINE
Kirsten was born and raised in Greater Lafayette, left, and returned for a career.
Enhancing workforce readiness
Students who previously thought college might not be an option for them can now envision a future employed in the...
Art beyond museum walls
Who or what do the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette and the Boy Scouts of America have in common?
LIVABLE, WALKABLE, WORTH THE INVESTMENT
While downtown Lafayette has seen a dramatic increase in shopping and dining options in the last few years, the number...
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES: CARINA OLARU
Carina Olaru came to Greater Lafayette, IN for a career
A VERY MERRY MAIN STREET CHRISTMAS PARADE
Lafayette’s annual Christmas Parade was held on Saturday, December 3, in downtown Lafayette.
REAL PEOPLE REAL STORIES: BRITTANY WHITENACK
Brittany was born and raised in Greater Lafayette, IN
INNOVATION AT ITS CORE
Before the start of every NFL game, the stadium’s grounds crew uses a Clegg Impact Tester to determine the hardness...
AN ILLUMINATING DISCOVERY
Medical history has had its moments of accidental discovery that led to life-saving drugs and procedures.
A “HOLE” LOT OF TASTY OPTIONS
In bright pink script neon, high on the wall of Mary Lou Donuts’ new eastside Lafayette flagship store, four words...
A PLACE TO LEARN, GROW, AND THRIVE
50 years ago, inside an old church building, the Lyn Treece Boys and Girls Club has been a welcoming embrace...
LET’S GO!
Pandemic pups. COVID kittens. Lock-down lizards. Many of us acquired new pets in the last three years as we spent...
FINDING BALANCE
Arms stretched forward, face down on a rolled-out floor mat, instructor Betsy Totty asks her yoga class members to take...
40 YEARS AND COUNTING
A large number of Tippecanoe County residents cannot remember a time when Caterpillar Inc., wasn’t a major part of Lafayette’s...
DOWNTOWN MARKETS
Need a place to pick up a quick lunch to take to your desk? How about a snack, or groceries...
Mountain bikes in the Midwest
While there is nothing resembling a mountain in Tippecanoe County, there is a growing group of local mountain bike enthusiasts...
Shop, sip and stroll
When Retail Therapy owner Alicia Dunbar heard about an upscale shopping district near Indianapolis offering a ladies’ night out promotion...
Finding their passion
The Lafayette Life Insurance building on the corner of Teal Road and 18th Street in Lafayette has been transformed. The...
Junior Achievement
BizTown buzzes with activity as middle schoolers engage in an experiential learning program that allows them to run community businesses,...
Enhancing Education
Arconic Foundation, the philanthropic arm of one of the largest manufacturing companies in the region, invests in skill-building learning experiences...
Board Games
char·​cu·​te·​rie: 1) A delicatessen specializing in dressed meats and meat dishes, also: the products sold in such a shop (Miriam Webster)...
Redefining the workspace
BY KEN THOMPSONPHOTOS PROVIDED Long before the COVID-19 pandemic made working from home mandatory for many workers, the concept of...
Getting Real
If you are hoping to sell your house, good news: It’s a great time to put your house on the...
Summer Camp Adventures
There’s no shortage of summer camps for Greater Lafayette youth to enjoy during their break from school. From theater and...
Teledyne Flir
Teledyne FLIR's slogan is "Everywhere You Look". For 20 years, this company in Purdue’s Research Park has been improving technology,...
Pretty tasty
Sunlight streams through the windows of the red-painted brick building at 623 Main St., casting soft rays into the vintage...
Embracing a Second Chance Workforce
Everyone deserves a second chance. But for individuals in recovery from addiction, second chances can be hard to come by.
Everything old is new again
Nostalgia is defined as a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with...
The Perfect Spot
Built by Moses Fowler in 1852, the house is considered one of the finest examples of a large Gothic Revival...
Entrepreneur of the year: Donte Wilburn
The night of April 14, 2004, seems like a lifetime ago to Donte Wilburn, the Lafayette businessman honored as the...
Small Business of the Year (2021)
From its modest beginning as a small repair shop founded by John M. Stall II in 1953, Stall & Kessler...
Together we can achieve more
What does it take to score almost $35 million in federal and state grants designed to bolster long-term economic health...
TAF – The Arts Federation
A small name change can go a long way. For The Arts Federation — known locally as TAF — the...
Set the table for spring
With warmer temperatures and the promise of locally grown fruits and vegetables just around the corner, some restaurants are freshening...
Best Bets for Brunch
Any season is the ideal season to linger over a scrumptious brunch. Perfect for celebrating a special occasion, catching up...
Mackey
Legendary college basketball coach John Wooden and his defending national champion UCLA team were the first to find out that...
Ready for Liftoff
The Convergence Center for Innovation and Collaboration – a contemporary, light- and glass-filled structure in the Discovery Park District of...
Hand Knit & Heart-Felt
Over the past 10 years, several key moments have led Lindsay Mason, the founder and designer of French Knot, a...
Wabash National to Wabash
A major presence in the Greater Lafayette economy since 1985, Wabash National has positioned itself to prosper during one of...
Dinner at The Farm
When Lauren Reed joined the staff at The Farm at Prophetstown six years ago as events and education coordinator, she...
One house at a time
If you’ve spent any time lately in the Wallace Triangle neighborhood of Lafayette, you’ve seen a number of formerly dilapidated...
Progress, planning pay off
Greater Lafayette has been named Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The award recognizes the community’s...
What you got, Scott?
The Greater Lafayette Region is on the cusp of something big!  On December 15, at 4 p.m., at the Indiana...
Lafayette Urban Ministry’s immigration clinic helps residents navigate bureaucracy, gain legal status
Lafayette Urban Ministry (LUM) established its Immigration Clinic in 2014. That year, the clinic saw 70 clients, providing assistance with...
No experience required, lots to gain
As a student office staff worker in Cary Quadrangle, a century-old, sprawling residential complex on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus,...
Loeb Stadium
Jon Miner knows first-hand the magic spell Loeb Stadium has woven over Greater Lafayette youths since 1940.
Now Open
What pandemic? Tippecanoe County continues to grow as new businesses open their doors.
Time for a Promenade
The birds are singing, bulbs have burst from barren ground, and the sun invites us to step back out into...
A summer tradition: Celebrating 40 years of great Taste
Occupying a mere block-long stretch on Columbia Street, organizers led by Steve Klink promised a 12-hour day of good food...
GLM Diversity Series – “Working Toward Inclusion”
Last summer, tension surrounding issues of racial injustice boiled over across the country in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death...
Fresh from the Farm
On the hunt for seasonal fruits and veggies? You’re in luck. The bounty of community supported agriculture (CSA) in and...
Wireless Technology Takes a 5G Leap
The fifth and most advanced generation of wireless internet technology is coming to a West Lafayette laboratory where innovators, researchers...
Center for Innovation and Collaboration
For the Convergence Center for Innovation and Collaboration, that common focus is providing space and resources for academic research and...
Eat Out
Warm spring weather means patio season is finally here. After months cooped up over the cold winter — a socially distant...
Still Looking Ahead
While much of life slowed or was outright canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, city improvement and development...
Paving the way for a greater community
Follow the leader. Lead by example. Take the lead. It’s safe to say that the concept of leadership has left...
All in the Family
This year marks the 95th anniversary of Kirby Risk Corporation, founded in 1926 when J. Kirby Risk borrowed $500 from...
Next Level Brew
The mere mention of coffee evokes smells and imagery that transport people to a place or a time. For many...
Recreation for everybody
As we happily flip over the calendar to 2021, discover a new place to pursue wellness for mind, body and...
‘Balm to the soul
On a cold winter’s day, or even a warm summer evening, a bowl of soup can be a meal or...
The Art of Perseverance
The original idea behind Art with a Happy Heart Gallery and Studio was simple: find a way to share art...
Living Expansively
When you think of Greater Lafayette, what comes to mind? A growing startup culture and world-class manufacturing? Accessible arts and...
Why Greater Lafayette?
A longing for connection in a historic downtown. A desire to share a passion for the arts. The lure of...
Wabash Walls
Today, what was formerly a hidden neighborhood, a sort of secret enclave of life along the Wabash River, is now...
Small Business Saturday
Small Business Saturday is a national movement launched in 2011, designed to get shoppers into smaller locally owned businesses on...
Purdue Research Foundation
Simply put, the PRF’s mission is focused on improving the world through its technologies and graduates.
Purdue Memorial Union
From the outside, the Purdue Memorial Union stands unchanged, a testament to the past hundred years. The stately brick structure,...
On the Rise
In a region that has more than its share of locally owned restaurants competing with national chains, it should be...
Inari: Seeds of Change
Inari’s expansion to the Midwest was intentional to be closer to the corn and soybean belt.
An Indiana Autumn Invites You to Take a Hike
In anticipation of this most colorful season, we laced up our athletic shoes and road-tested several trails in Greater Lafayette,...
A “Midwestern Oasis”
Tucked away on a wooded drive near State Road 43, the 25-acre property is equal parts boutique hotel and bed...
The Great Comeback
Under orders designed to help contain the spread of COVID-19, restaurants around the state were forced to close to dine-in...
The “Cool Factor” in Coworking
Launched in 2014 in an old car repair shop west of downtown Lafayette’s Tippecanoe County Public Library, MatchBOX boasts 11,000...
Taking It Another Direction
Decades after his parents lived in Married Student Housing while attending Purdue University, Rich Michal is playing a role in...
So much to scream about…
In any other year, one of the joys of summertime is an ice cream cone after a ballgame or a...
Rejuvenating Main Street
Rejuvenating Main Street, a streetscaping program that has been underway for more than 15 years, continues this summer, improving sidewalks,...
It’s a Dog’s Life
Our furry canine companions are no longer just man’s best friend; they’re often considered family, and businesses designed to train,...
Gourmet To Go
Today, in towns like Greater Lafayette, a growing number of food trucks can satisfy all but the pickiest of eaters....
David Ross’ Lasting Mark
David Ross helped lay the groundwork that made Purdue a modern university.
Burning Bright
When Lafayette native Brittany Whitenack started making candles in her spare time, she had no idea that in five years,...
Board Game Jackpot
Sure, Isaac Childres played some board games as a kid — who didn’t? He may have played games like Sorry...
Parks Aplenty
Here’s a look at the parks you’ll find scattered all over Greater Lafayette.
Let’s Go Clubbing
With the calendar pointing to spring, there are plenty of opportunities in Greater Lafayette for people who’ve had enough of...
If I Had a Hammer — And Someone Trained to Use It
They build the roads. They construct the houses. They care for the elderly. They put out fires. They keep your...
Hot Spot: Lafayette’s downtown the place to be
These are the words that come to mind when one pictures living in an urban downtown. Surrounded by high-rise buildings,...
We All Count
The United States Census, the once every 10-year count of those living in the U.S. and its territories, was first...
Flour Power
Whether you prefer sourdough bread or frosting-stuffed cupcakes, vegan cheesecake or flourless chocolate tortes, Greater Lafayette bakeries offer something for...
Around the World, One Market at a Time
For some, a visit to an international grocery store is about acquiring the proper ingredients to create authentic ethnic cuisine....