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South Bend to Celebrate 150 Years!

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May 22, 2015 will mark South Bend’s 150th anniversary. Activities have been and will continue to occur throughout the year, but the highlight will be SB150 Birthday Weekend. And rumor has it this will be the most ambitious festival ever Read more >

Maple Syrup

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I’m a little like Buddy the Elf and I love syrup. Who doesn’t? So I’ve been hearing a lot about different syrup events across the state and have already marked a few in my calendar: Maple Syrup Festival in Brown Read more >

Notre Dame

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Last month I attended a state conference on the campus of Notre Dame in South Bend. It reminded me how lucky we are to have such a gem of a campus in the state. I mean … seriously it is Read more >

Indiana Zoos

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The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Corndance Tavern

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I’m really glad I had a reason to head to South Bend last week. It gave me an excuse to visit Notre Dame (more on that in a later post) and make another trip to Corndance Tavern. It has been Read more >

Northern Indiana Beer Trail, Day 2

In trying to create an Indiana Beer Trail, we’ve hit a bit of a snag, but only a minor one. On Day 1, we managed to visit seven breweries all in “Da Region”, all within 20 miles of each other. Read more >

Explore Elkhart and the “574”

One of the best things about college is the weeks off we’re given for holiday breaks. But it always seems like after being home from about four days, college students are ready to head back to their respective universities. This Read more >