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Posts about things in and around South Bend, Indiana

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

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

Potawatomi Zoo

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 >

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 >

Geocaching: An easy outdoor adventure

As a young adult, I’ll do anything for the adventure. In the past that habit has lead me to mountain biking the Rockies, rock climbing canyons in Kentucky and even cliff diving in Mexico. However, if you’re a fellow thrill-seeker Read more >

The Skinny on South Bend

South Bend Chocolate Company

I spent the day with my four-year-old in South Bend last month. While we didn’t get close to visiting all of their attractions it was a full day of fun. We started downtown at HealthWorks! Kids Museum. The purpose of 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 >