Rain showers early with scattered thunderstorms arriving overnight. Low near 60F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Times business reporter Joseph S. Pete provides the details on what’s coming and going in the Region retail and restaurant world. Scarpe restaurant has opened in downtown Valparaiso. Chris and Katrina Shoemaker, far right, are pictured in the restaurant, whose staff includes Executive Chef Olivia Fissé and Beverage Director Adam Shoemaker, third and fourth from left. Scarpe, a regional Italian restaurant, opened in late June in the old Bon Femme space at 66 Lincolnway in Valparaiso. It serves authentic cuisine from the 20 different regions of Italy with a focus on regional ingredients from the Midwest and a seasonal, chef-driven menu.  Owners Chris and Katrina Shoemaker launched the upscale establishment that serves antipasti (appetizers), primi (pastas), secondi (meat, fish and vegetarian entrees) and contorni (vegetables and salads). It strives to offer fine dining in a “comfortable and approachable” environment. “We try to make the pasta, salad dressing, everything we can in house,” Scarpe Beverage Director Adam Shoemake...