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Business profile: MAKE South Bend

By: CARTER DEJONG Staff Writer cadejong@iu.edu If you are looking for a place to create, imagine, or invent, MAKE South Bend is a great option that is close to campus. They are a local “makerspace,” a collective place that offers the equipment and supplies to create all types of art. When you walk in the

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Purple Porch Co-op opens new market in downtown South Bend

By: IZZA JATALA Staff Writer    Inside of the new Purple Porch Co-op market, a producer from Hebron Farms and a consumer from the community sat in the café enjoying opening day together last Wednesday, Feb. 26. Michelle Hebron, co-owner of Hebron Farms in Vandalia, and Mara Trionfero, South bend resident, were chatting while enjoying

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Tony’s Quality Shoe Repair, a River Park success story

By: NICK WORT Staff Writer The River Park area is home to many unique businesses, all with different stories and backgrounds. Tony’s Quality Shoe Repair is no different. The business, which is owned and operated by Tony Sergio, specializes in repairing shoes and boots, as well as leather work and some tailoring. “Anything you give

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