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The Eagles Have Landed in Indiana and Here’s Where You Can Find Them

A hundred years ago you would not have been able to find a bald eagle anywhere in the state of Indiana. But thanks to a successful reintroduction program at Lake Monroe in Bloomington during the late 80’s, bald eagle sightings Read more >

These Rocks Are Rolling: A Rare Look at an Active Limestone Quarry

The Pentagon. The Biltmore Estate. The Met. Ellis Island. What do all these have in common? Indiana limestone. Indianas quarries have literally shaped our nations landscape, providing materials for monuments, state capitals and other landmark buildings from coast to coast. Read more >

Yelp’s Great Getaway to Bloomington

Pack your stuff- we’re going on an adventure toBloomington, Indiana this weekend. You may know her as the home of IU and one of the best farmers markets in the state, but have you dabbled in her distilled spirits and Read more >

The brain exhibit you must see at WonderLab in Bloomington

Looking for a spring activity that both youandyour kids will love in different ways (you know, like a Pixar movie)? Don’t missYour Amazing Brain, an all-ages, interactive exhibit that is new to WonderLab, the hands-on science museum in downtown Bloomington. Read more >

Celebrate Chocolate Lover’s Weekend at Oliver Winery

Isnt it nice that Valentines Day falls on a Sunday? For people in the southern part of the state that day of rest and relaxation can become a time of indulgence by participating in the Chocolate Lover’s Weekend with the Read more >

24 hours in Bloomington: Where to eat and drink

You could easily spend days eating and drinking your way through Bloomington, which has a terrific food scene that you’d expect to find in a larger city.But let’s say you have just 24 hours in this college town.Maybe you’re visiting Read more >

Middle Coast Film Fest in Bloomington

    When you hear “film festival,” you probably think: expensive, far away, gotta have an industry connection to even get near it. Middle Coast Film Fest, happeningAugust 13-15 in Bloomington, is something entirely different: affordable, accessible, andclose to home. Read more >

Fourwinds Resort and Marina

I am always happy when I have an excuse to Visit Bloomington and my last visit was no exception. I attended a tourism luncheon at the Fourwinds Resort and Marina and had no idea about this gem located right on Read more >

Little 500 Offers Cycling Thrills

Some people reading this might admit to being old enough to have watched the 1979 sleeper hit, Breaking Away. This Oscar-winning films plot is based on the Little 500 bicycle race held annually at Indiana University in Bloomington. Even if Read more >