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Long-term care close to home

By Brytnie Devon BEFORE TRANQUILITY Nursing And Rehab opened its doors in May 2019, Indiana residents needing long-term care for traumatic brain injury (TBI) or advanced pulmonary disease had to go out of state. Now, patients needing this ...

Ivy Tech Community College creates new diversity position

By Abbie Willans IVY TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE officials made diversity a major focus in 2019 and soon realized officials needed to expand their offices and hire people whose sole job would be to shape a “sustainable, inclusive culture.” To ...

The Indiana-India connection

By Marcia Reed-Woodard INDIANA OFFICIALS HAVE EMBARKED upon a zealous global campaign to woo foreign investors. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) reports foreign direct investment increased by 300% between 2016 and 2018. ...

Muncie’s Neely House restaurant reimagines traditional Midwest meals

By Lisa Renze-Rhodes THE GRACEFUL SCRIPT OF Thomas Neely's hand gets shakier with age, his diary entries noting everything from current events to reflections on mortality.   "Yesterday, and to day, were real pleasant. This day has been ...

First ever Indianapolis Black Documentary Film Festival to debut

By Breanna Cooper ERIC WINSTON WILL USE the tradition of documentaries to share culture and history by showcasing the stories of African American life during the first ever Indianapolis Black Documentary Film Festival at Central Library on April ...

Commissary kitchens help small business owners make dreams a reality

By Brittany King IN NOVEMBER 2013, FAITH Jackson, Indianapolis, suffered a horrible loss. Five months into her pregnancy, Jackson lost her baby girl.  At the time, Jackson weighed 345 pounds, she was discouraged by her weight and what she ...

Keeping a locally owned restaurant alive — and thriving

By Lisa Renze-Rhodes IT STARTED WITH LUNCH AFTER CHURCH ONE Sunday.  Sarah, the girl home from college, noticed the server, Alberto, at the restaurant her parents frequented often. The server noticed the girl. In time, one reached out to the ...

Farmers and restaurants deepen their relationship

By Ben Lashar FARM-TO-TABLE GENERALLY refers to when meat or produce goes from a farm to a restaurant. Mark Vander Kooy, CEO of Trader’s Point Creamery, Zionsville, thinks this definition is too vague.  “Under that definition, McDonald's ...

Grocery delivery makes a comeback

By Miranda Miller IT’S NO SECRET THAT AMERICANS LOVE FOOD. We photograph it, blog about it and even travel for it, following in Anthony Bourdain and Guy Fieri’s footsteps, but we hate battling jam-packed parking lots and long lines to shop ...

Honda invests in technology and employees

By Ryan Lucas IN MAY OF 2018, PRODUCTION of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan began at the Honda Manufacturing of Indiana (HMIN) plant in Greensburg. Honda invested $32.5 million at HMIN, including a 19,200-square-foot expansion to the plant ...