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October / November 2012

Evansville Business

Office Aesthetics

By night, Jasper is like any other small town, quiet and seemingly insignificant to outsiders. By day, this city of 15,000 residents becomes a bustling metropolis that nearly doubles with its workday population, some traveling 60-plus miles from as far

Cultural Strategies

After two years of planning, eight University of Evansville business and engineering seniors traveled to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in August to work with G.O. Ministries, a nonprofit organization that works in developing countries to provide aid to those in need. In

Building Evansville

To Shape an Oasis

When Trinity Village Nursing Home on Washington Avenue closed in 2009, there were plans in the following years to tear it down to make way for residential apartments. But when Bashar Hamami sees an opportunity to make an impact in

Back Talk

Kathy Briscoe

Job: Chairwoman of the board of directors for the Chamber of Commerce of Southwest Indiana and real estate agent at F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors Hometown: Louisville, Ky. Her Story: After six years of serving on the board of directors for

Business Front

A Dog’s Life

If there is any certainty about life, it is that there is no certainty. Really profound, I know. Let’s face it, when most people reach the age of 40 or beyond, they generally do not see their lives now as

Mad Man

Producing national television shows with a small staff and a much lower budget than big production companies in Los Angeles, MadStache, an Evansville-based video, animation, and web development company, is a displaced hub for talent and expertise. The company’s beginning

Asking Y

Jennifer Scales-Stewart is out to destroy myths about interior designers. “A lot of people think that we are just picking out furniture,” she says. “There’s a lot more involved.” Owner of Y Factor Studio, she describes interior design as being

On the Run

Where and how we shop hinges on affordability and convenience. Sometimes, it’s easier to order a more expensive product online just for the ease of e-commerce. But now, with the Internet in our pockets and a thousand more ways to


Whose Site Is It? Voted one of the top 10 favorite parks in North America by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds, and a two-time ARVC National RV Park of the Year, Lake Rudolph, a campground and RV

Standing Out

Technology moves fast, and sometimes the problem is finding the best way to hold it still. Brandon Barnard, CEO of Aspire Innovation, did just that as tablets stormed the market in early 2010. Not long after the iPad was announced,

Feeling Blue

To conclude a spectacular season marked by fresh talent, the loud and flashy Ford Center, and thousands of faithful new fanatics, the Evansville IceMen announced on May 17 their admission into the ECHL, a league commonly associated with the National

Forever Young

Replace the parallel parked Nissans and Hondas with a few T-Model Fords, and West Main Street in Poseyville, Ind., would look relatively unchanged from the Golden Era of the 1920s. Rows of small businesses line the Mayberry-esque town square, a

Suit Up

Since 1891, Tien Son Custom Tailored Suits has handcrafted quality apparel in Vietnam. With 70 custom tailors who each have completed a rigorous five-year training process (from buttons to sport coats), this company takes its clients stitch by stitch through