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DINING: DIY restaurant Sushi Boss creates new roll model

August 30, 2014
It seems like every month, a new "pick-your-own-ingredients-and-move-down-the-line" eatery is opening, putting the pressure on diners rather than a chef to get the combination just right.More.

LOU'S VIEWS: Contradictions key to ‘bad feminist’ author Roxane Gay

August 30, 2014
Her harrowing first novel "An Untamed State" and essay collection "Bad Feminist" together send a clear message that the new Purdue University assistant professor is one of Indiana's leading literary lights.More.

DINING: A Utah-based chain deli piles on the meat at CityWay

August 23, 2014
Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen fills in the empty spot vacated by Orange Leaf.More.

LOU's VIEWS: Great game hunting at GenCon 2014

August 23, 2014
GenCon has left behind a trail of games acquired by more than 56,000 attendees...including me. Here are my favorites, with options to please the game aficionado without scaring off the Apples to Apples crowd.More.



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Star caterer Jack Bayt on upswing after tumble

Six years after having the area's largest catering business sold out from under him, Jack Bayt is back, leading a revamped Crystal Catering. But the new iteration is much smaller than in the days when Bayt and his partners wanted to become a regional or even national player.More.

HETRICK: If you rely on air and water, you’ll want to read this

At the Statehouse, the crime in progress is voluntary bondage—not in the sexual sense, but what calls “the state of being bound by or subjected to some external power or control.”More.

COTA: Resolution-boosting apps help New Year self-help prospects

The good news: We’re living in a world where there are amazing tools available to help guide your way. Here are a few of my favorites:More.

BASILE: Getting to Cuba isn’t easy, but rewards are worth it

The Cuba we found was quite different from the Cuba of 1958, frequently portrayed in books and movies. Instead, of neon and casinos, we found crumbling buildings and functioning 1940s and 1950s American cars.More.

Questioning Obama, Favre and the CIB's $50 millionRestricted Content

It's the season for bailouts—banks, businesses, capital improvement boards are all standing on street corners shaking empty Burger King cups at passing taxpayers.More.

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In Depth Report

Indianapolis shows up peer cities in attracting the young and educated

Cities must woo people while they’re young—in their 20s or early 30s—because after that age, people tend to hunker down. The Indianapolis area apparently appeals to at least two key groups of young people—particularly those already married, according to a new study by researchers at IUPUI.More.

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