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1 2 3 4! Oi! the Boat Records, the World-Renowned Punk Rock Record Label in Our Backyard

Fascinated with what it takes to run a record label out of Lafayette, Indiana, I met with Max Campbell and Joe Yakamicki of Oi! the Boat Records to discuss the ins and outs of operating a punk label in flyover… Continue Reading →

Riffing with Dave Bangert

A few weeks ago,¬†Journal & Courier Opinions page editor Dave Bangert conducted an interview with yours truly to delve deeper into how Think Lafayette fits into the new Community of Choice era. He honed in on the idea that we… Continue Reading →

Lafayette Eats: Where to Eat in the GLA

Nobody can argue that the Greater Lafayette area doesn’t have a lot of restaurants. Local mythology is that we have the greatest restaurant per capita ratio in the United States. Believe it? Depends. But that does mean that we spend… Continue Reading →

Ham!

Southern transplants, bacon enthusiasts, and 30 Rock fans, have I got something for you: a silly widget of a website made by Ed Finkler, the web developer, tech community organizer, and local funny guy we profiled last year.

Sticking Around Lafayette

In 2010, novelist Patricia Henley wrote a thoughtful piece for the Smithsonian magazine on how she came to the Lafayette area, her decision to make this her home, and the persistent conversation among other Indiana writers who are “always trying… Continue Reading →

TL Profiles: Ed Finkler on the GLA Open Source and Development Community

TL: For nine years, Ed Finkler served as web lead and security researcher at The Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS)¬† at Purdue University. He participated in open source web app development in his free… Continue Reading →

TL Profiles: Weather, Storm Chasing, and Mario Madness with Ben Cotton

TL: The Think Lafayette team became familiar with Ben Cotton through Twitter, when Ben became a beacon for local tweeps who were looking for information about inclement weather. To date, Ben has tweeted us through hail, thunder and lightning, a… Continue Reading →

Seeking Local Victims

Are you an entrepreneur with a fresh message, product, or idea? Are you promoting a new or recurring event, festival, or show? Do you know someone from the Greater Lafayette area who is doing something cool or special in our… Continue Reading →

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