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Dining at FARM Bloomington

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 >

Olympic Beginnings Around Indiana

The 2012 Summer Olympics is only 3 days away! If you’re like me, your eyes are on London for this massive event. What you might not know is that countless members of Team USA have Indiana ties. And you can experience Read more >

Hot Air Balloon Rides in Indiana

As I was driving home from a meeting tonight, I saw the most beautiful hot air balloon floating in the sky in the distance. It seemed like such a lovely way to spend a summer evening, and it got me Read more >

Great Walks Around Bloomington

I truly think that Bloomington is one of the loveliest communities in the country. But in my conversations with friends and family, I often find that those without a connection to Indiana University never visit. What a shame! Perhaps it’s Read more >

Two Indiana Towns on “Best Small Towns” List

Both Bloomington and Santa Claus, Ind. are finalists in Rand McNally and USA Today’s search for the country’s best small towns in its Best of the Road contest. On June 15, ten amateur “road rally” teams begin visiting the towns in Read more >

WonderLab in Bloomington, Indiana

Bloomington, Indiana, home to Indiana University, is certainly a place of scientific discovery. Afterall, you’ve got researchers, professors and thought leaders in just about every academic field doing cutting edge work all over town. But my family’s recent trip to Read more >

Yogi’s Grill & Bar in Bloomington

Last weekend, we took advantage of the Good Friday holiday and spent a wonderful spring day in Bloomington, Indiana. It’s long been one of my favorite day trip destinations in the state, and it certainly didn’t disappoint on this particular Read more >

The Vintage Leather Shop: Bloomington’s Finest Leather Products

Leather. It’s hard, it’s soft. You can stitch it, stain it, stamp it, burn it, mold it, braid it. It’s organic, it’s “green”, it’s biodegradable, it’s historical. Personally I find it a pretty darn interesting medium. But to Indiana Artisan and Read more >