South Bend Riverfront Parks & Trails Project Plan in Place

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The South Bend Parks Board has a plan of action for the Riverfront Parks and Trails project. On Tuesday evening, the Parks Department’s consulting group — SmithGroupJJR — presented the board with its recommendation for improvements to the city’s parks and trails at a Parks Board meeting held at the O’Brien Center on E. Walter more»

Indy Restaurant Chain Eyes Downtown Mishawaka Development

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
It’s a little off in the distance, but an established downstate restaurant chain has its sights set squarely on our area. Stacked Pickle, a sports bar and restaurant with eight locations in Indianapolis and another in West Lafayette, wants in on downtown Mishawaka. Owner Gary Brackett confirmed the plan is to be an anchor tenant on the ground floor more»

South Bend to Revise Food Truck Ordinance

Published Monday, June 26, 2017
City leaders hope to give a high-octane boost to downtown’s food truck scene by tweaking the city’s 2-year-old food truck ordinance. The Common Council Monday is slated to give first reading to an ordinance that would extend from four to eight hours the time that a food truck can park in one spot downtown. It would also allow vendors to obtain more»

Lippert to Distribute Flow Max Pumps

Published Thursday, June 22, 2017
Elkhart-based Lippert Components has entered into an exclusive agreement to distribute the Duraself Flow Max fresh water pump, according to a news release. Flow Max pumps will be available for sale this summer, with plans to launch a full aftermarket program for customers at all upcoming industry events and conferences. The heavy-duty pump features a more»

SF Motors Acquires AM General's Commercial Assembly Plant

Published Thursday, June 22, 2017
SF Motors, an electric vehicle (EV) clean mobility brand based out of Silicon Valley, and AM General today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which SF Motors, a subsidiary of Sokon Industry Group, will acquire AM General’s commercial assembly plant (“CAP”). The transaction, which includes the acquisition of more»

County Okays Funding for South Shore Double-Tracking

Published Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to approve an agreement for the county to commit more than $18 million toward a project that would shave an hour off the South-Bend-to-Chicago train trip on the South Shore Line. Republican Commissioners Andy Kostielney and Deb Fleming voted in favor of the agreement with the South Bend more»

Four Winds Field Voted Best of the Ballparks

Published Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Four Winds Field, home of the South Bend Cubs, has been voted the best Class-A ballpark in the country in the 2017 Ballpark Digest's Best of the Ballparks competition. The Class-A affiliate of the World Series Champion Chicago Cubs came in as an eight seed in the bracket-style contest, defeating the Kannapolis Intimidators (Intimidators Stadium), the more»

Enfocus Helfping to Keep College Grads Here

Published Monday, June 19, 2017
The value of enFocus Inc. is becoming clear. A business that could be full of mumbo jumbo is doing research for companies, government and nonprofits. As it does so, it’s keeping college graduates in the region. “We create opportunities that empower young, recent grads to help the community,” said Lex Dennis, chief strategy officer for the more»