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Your Six Picks to a Great Weekend (Aug. 17-19)

OSCEOLA BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL Aug. 17-19 | Times vary | Ferns Hunsberger Park Bluegrass acts from around the Midwest will be …

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 …

10 Iconic Notre Dame Landmarks

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

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 …

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 …

History Around The Bend

On June 21, 1964, amid severe racial inequality in our country, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. sought out several prominent …

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 …