Recent Blog Posts

No judgment; just pay the extended use fee

August 25, 2010
Comments(14)
The Indianapolis Marion County Public Library no longer "fines" patrons for overdue books. Are you feeling better?
More

Indiana bombs in rankings of 'new economy' states

August 25, 2010
Comments(8)
State has a dire future if Business Facilities' latest lists are any indication.
More

Two reasons for optimism about a local housing recovery

August 24, 2010
Comments(6)
Pending sales are shooting up this month, and list prices are edging up over the long haul, a broker notes.
More

Do manufacturers ever get to rest? (No.)

August 23, 2010
Comments(0)
Manufacturers continue to wring more from less. But have the gains been worth the human cost?
More

Dreaded Asian carp headed toward Indy

August 19, 2010
Comments(8)
Invasive species that decimates food chains and riles boaters is swimming up the White River, expert says.
More

Debating the place of the U.S. in the global economy

August 17, 2010
Comment(1)
China and India are quickly moving toward reestablishing their historical roles as two of the world's biggest economies. Where will the U.S. fit in?
More

Market losses hammer Indiana colleges

August 16, 2010
Comments(0)
Three institutions flagged by U.S. Department of Education financial responsibility test.
 
More

How have state workers fared under performance pay? Good question.

August 13, 2010
Comments(7)
Inconsistencies make comparisons a heavy lift.
More

U.S. effectively bankrupt, economist says

August 12, 2010
Comments(5)
Boston University’s Kotlikoff warns the U.S. is actually in worse shape than Greece.
More

Hyundai hole in Indiana

August 9, 2010
Comments(4)
The rising Korean industrial giant is building another plant in the U.S., but not in Indiana.
More

A professor explains the allure of cockfighting

August 5, 2010
Comments(10)
Psychologist traces the roots to Freud’s conclusion that we’re hedonists looking for sexual gratification.
 
More

Travails of the home worker

August 4, 2010
Comments(0)
They’re nabbed to run errands, pick up kids and other tasks by those who “go to work.” A report says they’re pushing back.
 
More

DePauw's tricky decision

August 3, 2010
Comments(14)
Was spurning Carmel hazing suspect the right call?
More

Notaries headed toward endangered list

July 30, 2010
Comments(6)
The number of notary publics, a group that proudly dates its services back a couple of thousand years or more, is in free fall.
 
More

Auer: Dow 20,000 by 2020

July 29, 2010
Comments(4)
Fund manager says rational thinking suggests the future is actually quite bright.
More

Is Baron Hill high and dry?

July 28, 2010
Comments(5)
The congressman was the only one from the Indiana delegation to vote for cap and trade. Now, with the Senate having gotten cold feet on the legislation, Hill might have been left to twist in the wind.
 
More

Driving hard bargains at a big antique mall

July 27, 2010
Comments(0)
Shoppers are demanding price cuts on already-discounted merchandise. And young adults are showing up in droves.
 
More

Legislative showdown unavoidable?

July 26, 2010
Comments(0)
With just about all the meat gnawed off the bones, lawmakers might turn on each other in the upcoming General Assembly.
 
More

Small banks botched public relations, outsider charges

July 23, 2010
Comments(4)
Bank reform wouldn’t have been so heavy-handed had small- and medium-sized banks gotten their act together, Mark Hills says.
 
More

Indiana economy is cooling off

July 22, 2010
Comments(0)
An Indiana University index suggests growth will slow in coming months, but stops short of predicting another recession.
 
More

Will Indy homeowners abandon their mortgages?

July 21, 2010
Comments(7)
In other markets, homeowners who can afford their payments are making the ethical and financial calculus to hand the keys back.
 
More

Root causes of the Black Expo shootings

July 19, 2010
Comments(57)
Taking the debate beyond curfews and other Band-Aids.
More

Momentum builds to delay Social Security

July 16, 2010
Comments(7)
Politicians are beginning to tepidly make the case to head off disaster.
More

Expert: The end to sedentary lifestyles is in sight

July 15, 2010
Comments(0)
Physical and mental problems tied to inactivity are pushing both government and the private sector to force changes, Bradford Woods chief says.
 
More

Why the recovery seems so lackluster

July 14, 2010
Comments(3)
Indiana doesn't come out so badly in a new Federal Reserve study.
More

Page  << 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 >> pager
ADVERTISEMENT
Sponsored by
ADVERTISEMENT
  1. I am a Lyft driver who is a licensed CDL professional driver. ALL Lyft drivers take pride in providing quality service to the Indianapolis and surrounding areas, and we take the safety of our passengers and the public seriously.(passengers are required to put seat belts on when they get in our cars) We do go through background checks, driving records are checked as are the personal cars we drive, (these are OUR private cars we use) Unlike taxi cabs and their drivers Lyft (and yes Uber) provide passengers with a clean car inside and out, a friendly and courteous driver, and who is dressed appropriately and is groomed appropriately. I go so far as to offer mints, candy and/or small bottle of water to the my customers. It's a mutual respect between driver and passenger. With Best Regards

  2. to be the big fish in the little pond of IRL midwest racin' when yer up against Racin' Gardner

  3. In the first sentance "As a resident of one of these new Carmel Apartments the issue the local governments need to discuss are build quality & price." need a way to edit

  4. As a resident of one of these new Carmel Apartments the issue the local governments need to discuss is build quality & price. First none of these places is worth $1100 for a one bedroom. Downtown Carmel or Keystone at the Crossing in Indy. It doesn't matter. All require you to get in your car to get just about anywhere you need to go. I'm in one of the Carmel apartments now where after just 2.5 short years one of the kitchen cabinet doors is crooked and lawn and property maintenance seems to be lacking my old Indianapolis apartment which cost $300 less. This is one of the new star apartments. As they keep building throughout the area "deals" will start popping up creating shoppers. If your property is falling apart after year 3 what will it look like after year 5 or 10??? Why would one stay here if they could move to a new Broad Ripple in 2 to 3 years or another part of the Far Northside?? The complexes aren't going to let the "poor" move in without local permission so that's not that problem, but it the occupancy rate drops suddenly because the "Young" people moved back to Indy then look out.

  5. Why are you so concerned about Ace hardware? I don't understand why anyone goes there! Every time ive gone in the past, they don't have what I need and I end up going to the big box stores. I understand the service aspect and that they try to be helpful but if they are going to survive I think they might need to carry more specialty parts.

ADVERTISEMENT