After 105 years, Brenner Luggage closes last store

In 1914, Charles Brenner started manufacturing his first products—fiber board suitcases and traveling bags—in a factory on the south side of Indianapolis. A sign now posted inside Brenner Luggage’s last retail location says it’s closed permanently.

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Is Westfield growing too fast?

As Westfield’s housing stock and population balloons—following the rapid growth Carmel and Fishers have experienced for more than a decade—some residents are concerned too much development is coming too fast. And they’re pushing back.

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Memory Bank: Cars on display in Westfield

This Westfield photo was on a postcard mailed Aug. 24, 1911. At the time, the community was already more than 75 years old. It was settled in 1832 by Quakers who left North Carolina to protest slavery and established a stop on the Underground Railroad. They initially called the town—which was laid out with 48 […]

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