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Breweries and wineries are easy to find in Indiana but minorities don’t see much representation

By Tyler Fenwick Everyone has a story about how they got into making wine or brewing beer. More often than not, it seems those stories have something to do with finding peace or being introduced to something new. It wasn’t the family business ...

Fishers District: From dining to retail to residential living, a continuing revolution in development

By Tyler Fenwick The idea of Fishers becoming an attractive destination for real estate or dining or retail would have seemed preposterous in the 1980s and 90s, when the town’s population was under 10,000 people. Just south in Indianapolis — ...

More women are entering tech world, but diversity still lags

By Tyler Fenwick THE FIRST MODERN COMPUTER programmers in America in the 1940s were women: Jennings Bartik, Frances Elizabeth “Betty” Holberton, Frances Bilas Spence, Marlyn Wescoff Meltzer, Kathleen “Kay” McNulty Mauchly Antonelli and ...

Overcoming the skills gap

By Ben Lashar IT IS HARD TO EMPHASIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF EMPLOYEES without resorting to obvious platitudes. Of course, no business owner could find successes without quality employees. Even the coldest utilitarian recognizes the need for a ...

Employee health and wellness

By Tyler Fenwick Robert Owen, the British owner of a textile manufacturing plant who used his wealth to start a utopian socialist community in New Harmony, coined a slogan in 1817 that went on to inform labor rights activists of the 19th and ...

Diversity and inclusion efforts

Why diversity and inclusion is important and how to start By Brittany King When Dr. Harvey Middleton — the first Black cardiologist to practice in Indiana — moved to Indianapolis in the 1930s, he wanted to put his medical degree to good ...

The Family Business

Raising Children Remains the Most Important Job for Working Parents By James Figy Becoming a parent can provide some of the greatest rewards in a person’s life. It can also present some of the biggest uncertainties and challenges. Still, ...

Diverse communities for Indiana families

Parents face many important choices about how to raise their kids, but it’s also important to consider where to raise them. While Indiana has a number of excellent cities, towns and neighborhoods that provide high quality recreation and public ...

5 Hoosier-Made Treats That Families Love

Whether you have a sweet tooth or enjoy a snack with a crunch, these Indiana-made treats will provide your fix of sugar, salt and local flavor. 1. Just Pop In! popcorn A little bit sweet, a little bit salty and entirely Indy, Just Pop In! has ...

Historic Indiana products helped families

For centuries, Indiana residents have been creating products that make life easier on families. However, only a few have found their way into Hoosier history. Some companies intentionally designed products for parents and children, while others ...