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Bloomington, Indiana Travel Trip, Day 1

Over the last four years, I’ve taken my two daughters and my wife on my local travel writing trips. This time, it was my son Ben’s turn. We were heading down to Bloomington, one of my favorite cities in Indiana, Read more >

Finch’s Brasserie

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If you’ve ever visited Bloomington, then you know they have many, many wonderful restaurants. Upon a friend’s request awhile back we ended up at Finch’s Brasserie. Located right on Kirkwood Avenue and literally a stone’s throw from historic Sample Gates Read more >

Oliver Winery

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While heading down to IU Basketball games in the winter, we always drive past Oliver Winery just north of Bloomington. I visited years ago and always mention to my husband that I’d like to stop. But it never works out Read more >

Civic Theatres in Indiana

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about live theatres around downtown Indianapolis. And while I missed a few theatres we have around town (Asante Children’s Theatre, Beef & Boards, as well as theatres out in the suburbs), I realized I Read more >

Dining at FARM Bloomington

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Just a few days before Christmas, my sister and her husband planned a night out in Bloomington with my husband and I, which included tickets to the IU basketball game. I volunteered to find a spot for a pre-game dinner. Read more >