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Your Six Picks to a Great Weekend (Oct. 19-21)

MURDER AT THE MANSION Oct. 19 | 5 p.m. | The History Museum Time travel back to 1965 to join …

The Bend’s Civil Rights Museum

At one time, a pool divided The Bend. Many members of the community celebrated July 3, 1922 as a momentous …

Take a History Tour of The Bend

An iconic moment in the Civil Rights Movement has connections to The Bend. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sought out …

What You Need to Know for Tailgating at Notre Dame

Game days begin almost under the cover of darkness. Shortly after sunrise on fall Saturdays, fans begin bustling in the …

24 Hours for Notre Dame Fans in The Bend

The University of Notre Dame has a rich history, and that history spreads throughout the South Bend community.

Checklist for Every Kind of Notre Dame Football Fan

Fans from all over the country flock to The Bend during fall for Notre Dame football home games. And no …

10 Iconic Notre Dame Landmarks

Stunning beauty awaits on the University of Notre Dame’s campus. Breathtaking architecture — featuring the distinctive “Notre Dame brick” — …

Where to Park in Downtown South Bend

Parking in a new city isn’t always easy. Fortunately, downtown South Bend makes it simple. There’s no confusing rates or …

Why Fly South Bend International Airport?

Flying into The Bend comes with certain perks. South Bend International Airport (SBN) boasts the amenities of a larger airport …

An Adventure Seeker’s Getaway

Start your weekend with a local brew at LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern. You and your friends will be able to listen …

The Perfect Family Weekend in South Bend

Things to Do Around the Bend The University of Notre Dame and the city of South Bend go hand in …

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active In the South Bend Area presented by Midwest Living HIKE | PADDLE | SPIN | RUN | EXPLORE | …

Paddling Through The Bend

THE ST. JOSEPH RIVER’S sharp turn east gave South Bend its name, and two canals (raceways) drove the town’s industrial …

How To Get Active In South Bend Mishawaka

No pressure, but there will probably be spectators as you make your moves toward checkmate in Studebaker Plaza. After all, you’re …

Hidden Gems: The Hall of Heroes

IT’S A BIRD… IT’S A PLANE… IT’S THE HALL OF HEROES MUSEUM. If you ever drove by in passing, you may …