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Vote for your Favorite in Pizza Wars!

There is one fact we all know to be true… everyone loves pizza! And we all have a favorite spot […]

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World Class Music in South Bend

Each spring, typically on Mother’s Day weekend, hundreds of the nation’s and world’s finest young chamber musicians pour into South […]


Happy Birthday South Bend!

As of May 22, 2015, the city of South Bend will be 150 years old, and we will be celebrating […]


On-site Catering: The Morris Inn at Notre Dame

The Morris Inn at Notre Dame offers AAA Four Diamond rated service from the time you walk in the door […]


Light up the Bend Planner Experience

If you haven’t visited South Bend recently, join us for a fun-filled and informative adventure June 15-17! We’ll tour our […]


The Home of Action Sports in South Bend

I built the Kitchen BMX Skate Park in 2011 to give back to my community and provide kids with a […]

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Lincoln’s Final Journey

As South Bend celebrates its 150th birthday next year, the Studebaker National Museum will honor the 150th anniversary of a more […]


Luxury and Relaxation in South Bend Mishawaka

Luxury and relaxation can be found in the South Bend area all year round, but what better time to get away and recharge than for a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend?


Staff Picks: Off the Beaten Path Restaurants

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found […]


One Brew at a Time

What do you get when you combine a love of craft beer and locally sourced food with a passion for community […]


Tile-Making with Kathy Reddy White

It was a sunny day at the beginning of August, comfortably warm, slight breeze…


Get the Planning Started: Good Eats

It’s pretty well known that wedding food can sometimes be less than ideal – but it doesn’t have to be! This […]


Staff Picks: Area Parks

The VSBM staff spends a lot of our time talking about the many great attractions, restaurants, hotels and shopping found in […]


The Food of The Oliver Inn

There’s nothing like a homemade breakfast, and the owners of The Oliver Inn Bed + Breakfast in South Bend know […]


Get the Planning Started: Unique Rehearsal Dinner Spots

The rehearsal dinner sets the mood for the wedding weekend. For most, it is the first wedding-related event of the […]


Get the Planning Started: Outdoor Wedding Venues

When the weather is warm, and nature is in bloom, there is nothing better than an outdoor setting for a wedding.


Full Service Hotels of South Bend Mishawaka

Sometimes you need a hotel that offers a little extra something for your trip. Whether you’re looking for a delicious […]


The B+Bs of South Bend Mishawaka

The South Bend Mishawaka area has a rich variety of historic homes – many of which welcome you to rest your head!

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Tourism’s Impact on the Local Economy

A new semi-annual study conducted by Certec, Inc. and commissioned by Visit South Bend Mishawaka has found that tourism accounts […]

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Performing Arts for All Ages

I’m a big fan of taking children to see live theater. There’s an inherent excitement in watching real people on […]

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