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Fall Bloomington Bucket List

Playing Sink the Biz at Nick's English Hut, hiking through the Charles C. Deam Wilderness, taking a photo at Sample Gates — there are certain things you have to cross off the B-Town bucket list to truly experience Bloomington. The same goes for fall in Bloomington: take part in as many items on this…

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Where to Shop Dorm Decor in Bloomington

One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a college student is decorating your dorm room. We have to admit: Target is a great one-stop-shop for most dorm decor and furnishing items, but why not really lean into the culture of Bloomington by decorating your new digs with items from local stores…

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Fourth of July Festivities

It's not an Independence Day celebration without fireworks! Enjoy the following fireworks shows and Fourth of July festivities in Monroe County. Stay tuned as more events may be added. Friday, June 28 Fireworks & Cruise-In Time: 6:00 PM Location: Monroe County Fairgrounds Admission: Donations…

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Bloomington's Best Outdoor Hidden Gems

Bloomington is home to a slew of fantastic outdoor destinations, including some of which you might never discover unless a local tells you about them. Consider us your local source for outdoor hidden gems in the area — attractions located off the beaten path, tucked away from the hustle and bustle…

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Fourth Street Restaurant Round-Up

Downtown's beloved 4 th Street is home to a variety of international restaurants that serve incredible authentic fare that's isn't found too often in the Midwest. The street, known as "International Row," is well-loved by students, locals, and visitors — there's something for everyone to enjoy, and…

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LGBTQ+ Resources

Organizations Indiana University LGBTQ+ Culture Center IU's LGBTQ+ Culture Center is a vast organization with many resources for the IU community. The organization's main mission is act as a helping hand in the academic and personal development of IU's LGBTQ+ community. They have information on…

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5 Things to Do with Mom in Bloomington

Mother's Day is just a few weeks away, but celebrating the incredible moms in our lives is something we can do any day! Whether you're tinkering with ideas for the holiday or you just want to treat your mom to something special, here are five things you can do with the mother figure in your life…

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Bloomington's Best Mexican Restaurants

Bloomington is known for its abundance of international restaurants throughout town, and of all the global options, Mexican cuisine is one of the most prominent and here are just a few that you should check out. JUANNITA'S Photo by Juannita's Juannita's is a cozy, family-owned Mexican joint…

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Bloomington's Most Iconic Restaurants

Bloomington boasts a great many restaurants with mouthwateringly delicious food, but a certain few have reached an iconic status due to their rich history, character, and charm. If you’re looking for the most Bloomington-Esque restaurants, the following will deliver the B-Town food experience you’re…

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Bloomington by the Alphabet

There are so many fun ways to discover and experience Bloomington's eclectic mix of attractions, local businesses, restaurants, and activities, including by the alphabet. Whether you have kids or are a kid at heart, you're in for a load of fun with this A-through-Z B-Town adventure. A is for…

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