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J’s Breakfast Club owner Joslyn Kelly

Serving food and possibilities

J’s Breakfast Club owner Joslyn Kelly is committed to building community with the restaurant’s new building in Gary’s Midtown neighborhood.


‘Meg made this …’

Couple decides Northwest Indiana is the perfect place to raise a family and open a second location of MegMade furniture store.

Kidstuff Playsystems in Gary

Dads find playground success

Dads who founded Kidstuff Playsystems in Gary find a global audience for their playground equipment that always takes safety first.

Melynda and Brian Greenfield

To Video Palace’s rescue

When Game Changers owner Brian Greenfield learned Video Palace was for sale, he decided to buy it and preserve the longtime Hobart mainstay.

Gus Bock Ace Hardware

Gus Bock legacy continues

The Grill family continues the Gus Bock tradition with Ace Hardware stores in Dyer, Munster, Winfield and Lansing, Illinois, and plans Dyer store expansion.

Monroe Pest Control

All in the family

The bugs mostly haven’t changed for the third generation of Wilsons leading Monroe Pest Control, but the way they control them has.

Applied Imaging

Forging path into Indiana

Michigan-based Applied Imaging expands into Hoosier state through acquisitions of Advanced Imaging Solutions of South Bend and Sands Office Equipment Service in Warsaw.

Emily Edwards

Delicious, nutritious reboot

Former social worker Emily Edwards follows new passion to develop Paradise Spreads, which she says is a healthy, good-tasting alternative snack food.

Judith Neville

Musical inspirations

Judith Neville says the pandemic brought in new customers to Gratz Opus 118 Music & Dance in Valparaiso — people who were looking for ways to feel normal again. Her students are happy: “She teaches in a way that makes music come alive.”

Rockland Page

Aware of his brand

In 2017, Rockland Page decided to take charge of his future by starting his own business. Today, his graphic design talents have made his T-shirts widely popular.

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