Retail, restaurants and arts reporter

Lindquist joined IBJ in October 2021 after working as a reporter, copy editor and page designer at newspapers in Indiana, Illinois and New York since 1991. He’s also host of “The Beat with Dave Lindquist” on WTTS. He lives in Indianapolis, and when he’s not working, he enjoys getting outside with his wife, teenage son and their Aussiedoodle puppy.

Quick facts:

Favorite podcast: “Never Not Funny: The Jimmy Pardo Podcast”

First job: Delivered newspapers for The Bloomington Pantagraph in Illinois

Favorite band: Wilco


Made in Indiana: Sour Punch candy by American Licorice Co.

History: Chicago resident Martin Kretchmar founded American Licorice Co. in 1914. The Kretchmar family still runs the business, with CEO John Kretchmar (a great-grandson of Martin) at the helm since 1995. Sour Punch candy, a treat that combines sweetness and acidity, was launched by American Licorice in 1990. Headquarters: In 2005, American Licorice Co. took […]

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