Arts / Attractions

Take Me Out to the Ballgame…

April 7, 2007

It’s April. Flowers are blooming and lawns are getting their first cut of the season. It’s also time to get your peanuts and crackerjacks and catch a ballgame. The South Bend Silverhawks had their season opener this week. Visit here for a schedule. Seats start at $5 and are free for children under five, making […]

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Fit for a King (or a Princess)?

March 22, 2007

Nestled behind the expansion of Mishawaka’s Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lincoln Park is a monument of strategically placed rocks and boulders. The largest boulder sports a plaque detailing Princess Mishawaka’s history and her burial somewhere near the monument. It sounds like a nicely executed tribute to the city’s namesake. The problem is that the monument […]

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Dancing in the Greenhouse

March 9, 2007

Spring Fling at the Conservatories, a fundraiser for budget troubled Potawatomi Greenhouses is set for April 29th from 9 am to 3:30 pm and will feature live music by local performers. It’s part of the South Bend City Celebration 2007. The greenhouses are on Mishawaka Avenue near Ironwood. Admission is $3.

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Meet Me in the Gallery

January 29, 2007

If you like art and jazz, you’ll like this Friday’s Meet Me in the Gallery. It features live jazz by the band Z Bop and art from middle and high school students. South Bend Regional Museum of Art 120 S. St Joseph St 5-8:30 pm, Friday 02/02/07 $5 entry, cash bar details

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Five Spots to Get Soaked Near South Bend

January 10, 2007

When I returned to South Bend I was worried about living in a city so far from the ocean. After all, Indiana is in the landlocked Midwest and doesn’t even have a famous river like the Colorado or Mississippi. I’ve been here for seven months now, and I’m happy to report my fears were groundless. […]

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