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Category - Wine & Culinary

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Bloomington is known for many things: #9 quirkiest town in America, the 4 th gayest city in the country, one of the top 50 foodie towns in the U.S. There are a number of breweries, distilleries, and wineries to explore. You have award-winning theater right at your fingertips. Then, of course, you... Read More

Friday, August 2, 2019

A is for Assembly Hall... Spirit and tradition run through the veins of Indiana University and it all starts at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall . The electricity in the stadium can make anyone (even those Boilermakers) fall in love with the Hoosiers. B is for Breweries... Voted by Thrillist as "One of... Read More

Friday, July 12, 2019

July and August are a hot and steamy time of year and can be particularly cruel when the temperatures hit 90 and above. Hot summer days are perfect for swimming or finding indoor activities in the AC (like free museums or shopping ). They’re also the perfect time of year for eating lots and lots of... Read More

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Bloomington is known for many things: #9 quirkiest town in America, the 4 th gayest city in the country, one of the top 50 foodie towns in the U.S. There are a number of breweries, distilleries, and wineries to explore. You have award-winning theater right at your fingertips. Then, of course, you... Read More

Friday, May 3, 2019

Visit Indiana Week is an annual celebration of all wonderful things to see and do in the Hoosier State. This week is in conjunction with National Tourism Week, which is a time when travel and tourism professionals across the country unite to celebrate the value travel holds for our economy,... Read More

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Whether you're on the quest for some Sicilian-inspired 'za or you want a late-night, cheese covered fix, Bloomington has something for you. Here are some of the best places for sit down and delivery pizza here in town. King Dough King Dough is the place to be if you're looking for a slice that's... Read More

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Why wait for the weekend to come to Bloomington? There's always something happening, even on a Tuesday. From Taco Tuesday to Tiki Tuesday, we'll make sure you feast like a champion during your weekday trip to B-Town. Aver's Pizza, East Mention “Visit Bloomington Not Bad for a Tuesday” on... Read More

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

When you’re overdue for a break, a quick trip to Bloomington can be just what the doctor ordered. No kids, no obligations, and no plans necessary. Whether you’re looking to go it alone or to let loose with the girls, Bloomington has unexpected options to suit every whim. Rest & Relaxation It’s... Read More

Friday, April 12, 2019

Aver's Pizza Aver's Pizza is open regular hours on Easter Sunday. They will have a buffet filled with pizza, breadsticks, salad and more. Cafe Pizzaria Starting at 4:00 pm, Cafe Pizzaria is open for you to fulfill all your 'za needs. They offer carryout and dine-in options. Their deal of the day... Read More

Monday, April 1, 2019

We love all the seasons in Bloomington, but the spring is a favorite for enjoying long days at the lake and dinner and drinks on Bloomington's patios. These outdoor spaces stay full from the early spring to late fall. The food is just as tasty outside as in, and the people watching is certainly more... Read More