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Posts about things in and around South Bend, Indiana

South Bend: History and Happenings

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When you think of South Bend you probably think of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish, the story of “Rudy” and the famous line “win one for the Gipper”. All are iconic and engraved forever in history.   The university itself Read more >

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 >