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Category - Indiana University

Monday, April 29, 2019

Kirkwood Avenue The main street down downtown Bloomington is a great place for the perfect shot. Surely, one of your favorite restaurants or shops is on Kirkwood so why not get the iconic road as your backdrop? Idea: Try to grab a photo in the middle of the crosswalk at Kirkwood and Indiana. Just... Read More

Friday, April 12, 2019

Theater in Bloomington Cherry Docs: May 8 | Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center | 7:30 pm Cardinal Stage presents "The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley": May 10 - May 26 | Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center | Times Vary Bring the entire family to sing along to this hilarious play. To Quiet the... Read More

Friday, April 12, 2019

May 18th is International Museum Day, a chance for museums around the world to be celebrated and for the public to learn more about the important role museums play in education and preservation. But one day is really not enough, so it's been stretched into Museum Month! Bloomington is lucky to be... Read More

Friday, April 5, 2019

It's your senior year and you are about to leave Bloomington. You've said goodbye to friends who have turned into family and professors that have turned into mentors. But, have you said goodbye to Bloomington that has turned into "home"? Scroll through our list of mandatory "must-do's" and start... Read More

Friday, March 29, 2019

Alright, you’ve finished your campus tour and you’re already falling in love. Keep in mind, you’re not only choosing a college, but you’re also choosing a college town. Use this guide to explore Bloomington while here for your tour and be prepared to completely fall in love with your home for the... Read More

Friday, February 1, 2019

With amazing outdoor activities, a spirited sporting environment, and a growing culinary scene, Bloomington has a bit of everything for everyone. You should make your own B-Town, but to get you started, we've put together a list of classic Bloomington things everyone should try at least once.... Read More

Thursday, January 10, 2019

For a campus that's consistently ranked among the most beautiful in the country, how can we possibly narrow down the list to the top 10? You're right, we can't. So here are 10 gorgeous spots on campus that run the gamut from well-known favorites to hidden gems, but we know it's not exhaustive.... Read More

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The holidays are indeed holly and jolly, but in Bloomington, they are anything but ordinary. As the temperatures fall (maybe some snow too), get into the spirit with holiday events, unique shopping, and plenty of delicious treats to share with your loved ones, big and small. Who Stole the Canopy of... Read More

Monday, November 12, 2018

Experiencing IU basketball in Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall is one of the most exciting and intense sporting events in the known universe. The passion you feel from the players, coaches, and other fans will give you goosebumps. But tickets are hard to come by, and when the team is playing on the road,... Read More

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER AND STAY IN THE KNOW ABOUT ALL THE FUN HAPPENING IN TOWN. Fall is one of the best times to visit Bloomington. The IU campus looks beautiful in that autumnal glow, the weather finally cools down enough for long hikes and camping , and the events calendar is full of... Read More