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, Michaela Hixson is continually…

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 the world after a…

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 and door prizes in…

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 at the hands of…

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 around Greater Lafayette allows…

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 and entrepreneurs will put…

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 private industry to collaborate,…

Eat Out

Warm spring weather means patio season is finally here. After months cooped up over the cold winter — a socially distant winter at that — we’re…

Still Looking Ahead

While much of life slowed or was outright canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, city improvement and development projects continued, and many…

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 an unmistakable imprint on…

All in the Family

This year marks the 95th anniversary of Kirby Risk Corporation, founded in 1926 when J. Kirby Risk borrowed $500 from his father and joined…

Next Level Brew

The mere mention of coffee evokes smells and imagery that transport people to a place or a time. For many of us, it’s the…

Recreation for everybody

As we happily flip over the calendar to 2021, discover a new place to pursue wellness for mind, body and spirit in Greater Lafayette….

‘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 a side dish to…

The Art of Perseverance

The original idea behind Art with a Happy Heart Gallery and Studio was simple: find a way to share art and support the community…

Living Expansively

When you think of Greater Lafayette, what comes to mind? A growing startup culture and world-class manufacturing? Accessible arts and recreation for varied interests? Friendly neighbors and…

Why Greater Lafayette?

A longing for connection in a historic downtown. A desire to share a passion for the arts. The lure of a 19th century family…

Wabash Walls

Today, what was formerly a hidden neighborhood, a sort of secret enclave of life along the Wabash River, is now a bright spot. And…

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a national movement launched in 2011, designed to get shoppers into smaller locally owned businesses on the Saturday after Thanksgiving….

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, a mainstay of the…

On the Rise

In a region that has more than its share of locally owned restaurants competing with national chains, it should be no surprise that Greater…

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, including some far off…

A “Midwestern Oasis”

Tucked away on a wooded drive near State Road 43, the 25-acre property is equal parts boutique hotel and bed and breakfast, a suburban…

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 customers, relegated only to…

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 square feet with reserved…

Taking It Another Direction

Decades after his parents lived in Married Student Housing while attending Purdue University, Rich Michal is playing a role in a “once in a…

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 day at the park….

Rejuvenating Main Street

Rejuvenating Main Street, a streetscaping program that has been underway for more than 15 years, continues this summer, improving sidewalks, adding gathering places downtown…

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, pamper and groom…

Gourmet To Go

Today, in towns like Greater Lafayette, a growing number of food trucks can satisfy all but the pickiest of eaters. Here, we feature six…

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, she would be the…

Board Game Jackpot

Sure, Isaac Childres played some board games as a kid — who didn’t? He may have played games like Sorry or Clue. He even…

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 being cooped up indoors…

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 car running. They are…

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, eclectic architecture and nightlife…

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 taken in 1790. …

Flour Power

Whether you prefer sourdough bread or frosting-stuffed cupcakes, vegan cheesecake or flourless chocolate tortes, Greater Lafayette bakeries offer something for nearly every taste and…

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. Yet for others, it’s…

Driving Force: Subaru of Indiana Automotive

In 1994, Laurel, Mississippi, native Allen Hodge — who had relocated with his young bride back to her hometown of West Lafayette, Indiana —…

Farmers Market

Today, this historic downtown Lafayette Farmers Market, which has been in continuous operation since 1839, is one of our four seasonal retail marketplaces in…

SAMARA

The 2,220-square-foot structure stands as a testament to a uniquely American style by quite possibly the most famous architect that ever lived, and surely…

Alive and Relevant

The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) serves as a regional arts partner, one of 11 in the state. …

Clear the Way for Comfort Food

As colder weather sets in for an extended stay, our tastes turn toward a different type of cuisine. Gone are longings for cold salads,…

Community Centers Provide Endless Possibilities & Purpose

There’s life and light, color and sound in this space, and throughout many community centers in Greater Lafayette. This is a community at work….

The More the Merrier

A swell of consumer support for locally owned and operated businesses, and the general public’s growing taste for a wide range of high-quality, full-flavored…

A Sweet Saab Story

Built so they would come, Purdue University-affiliated Discovery Park District landed Swedish-based Saab as a major aeronautic manufacturing facility in May. It’s a perfect…

STEM

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics play a key role in our nation’s economy. …

Big Power Move

The timing couldn’t be better. Just as Purdue University and Greater Lafayette were envisioning a new generation of high-tech companies for the Discovery Park…

Putting Down Roots

East End Grill feels right at home on Main Street, thanks to Purdue grad’s vision….

Welcome

That’s the message made loud and clear by the many cultural and welcome centers in the Greater Lafayette-West Lafayette community. You are welcome, and…

Live Expansively

A new coalition seeks to make Greater Lafayette even greater by bringing a unified approach to marketing efforts aimed at increasing the talent pool,…

2021 indiana community of the year!

The Indiana Chamber of  Commerce selected Greater Lafayette as the winner of its 2021 Community of the Year Award