Arts / Attractions

B(e)igger and Back Again

August 16, 2006

“The Beiger Mansion” at 317 Lincolnway East in Mishawaka may have the most interesting history of any building in the city. It was built between 1903 and 1907 by the eponymic couple. Martin Beiger died during construction, and Susie Beiger lived in the home until 1927, when she fell on the staircase, broke her hip […]

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The State Theater is Born Again

August 4, 2006

On June 30, 1934, near the State Theater in downtown South Bend, John Dillinger robbed the last bank of his fabled crime spree. His gang killed a police officer, wounded four citizens, and left with about $30,000. Dillinger was killed in Chicago less than a month later, but the State Theater remains and is now […]

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The Farmer’s Market – Local and Fresh

July 23, 2006

The Farmer’s Market in South Bend is open all year, but is at it’s peak now. Local growers and artisans operate about 100 stalls offering fresh fruits, flowers and vegetables, as well as homemade crafts. The Farmers Market is located at 1105 Northside Blvd and is open: Tue: 7 am – 2 pm Thu: 7 […]

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What To Do On a Notre Dame Football Weekend

July 21, 2006

“WinnerSD” has created a map-based guide for a Notre Dame Football Weekend on It includes 39 points of interest from the football stadium to Knute Rockne’s grave and parking to places to eat. .

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The Taste of Mishawaka

July 18, 2006

Preparations have begun for the third annual Kamm Island Fest. The event, which describes itself as being “Like a Taste of Mishawaka,” will be held from 5-9 PM July 19th at the Kamm Island Park and is open to adults 21 and over. Last year’s event offered food from 12 local restaurants, works by 10 […]

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