Arts / Attractions

Top 5 Places to Stay When Visiting South Bend

December 27, 2006

South Bend may not have a Park-Hyatt or a Hilton, but it has a variety of accommodations from no frills to plush. These are among the best: The Mariott – One of South Bend’s signature buildings with a glass elevator and impressive lobby. It is connected to the Century Center by a skywalk, and adjacent […]

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Top Ten Things To Do in South Bend

December 20, 2006

editors note: This article was written 12/20/2006. While most of it is still relevant, you might want to check the Facebook page 365 Things to do in South Bend for more ideas and an ongoing discussion Visit Notre Dame: Go for the tailgating and a football game. Or go for another sport “ many are […]

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South Bend (Area)’s Best Holiday Lights

December 18, 2006

If you’re looking for holiday cheer in Chicago you go to Michigan Ave, in New York to Times Square, in San Francisco to Union Square and in South Bend…Winding Brook. Although it’s technically in Mishawaka, this neighborhood is the area’s epicenter of holiday decorations. Thousands of cars will file through to marvel at the dozens […]

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Photos From Around Michiana

October 31, 2006

Follow this link to view a slideshow of the  Michiana photos that have appeared on the BendAreaBlog since its launch on April 11th.

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South Bend’s Half Pipe

August 20, 2006

South Bend’s O’Brien Skate Park at 321 E. Walter Street offers a place where skaters are welcome to practice their tricks on half pipes, quarter pipes, bowls, steps and rails. It cost around $400,000 to build in 2002, but you can skate there for just $3 or rent it from the Parks Department starting at $50/hour. The park is […]

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