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Bringing Broadway to The Bend

Taking in a night of theater doesn’t necessarily mean visiting a big city. Instead you can visit The Bend, where the American Theatre Guild turns the Morris Performing Arts Center into a showcase for national touring productions like CATS and Rent. Check out the upcoming schedule to plan your night…

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Manufacturing Victory: A Can't-Miss Exhibit

Military history buffs need to plan their visit to The Bend's museum district. The History Museum and Studebaker National Museum have put together an incredible exhibit: "Manufacturing Victory." Encompassing galleries in both museums, "Manufacturing Victory" takes a deep dive into how local…

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Studebaker National Museum: Showcasing Classic Cars

Local history, presidential lore and automotive progress combine at Studebaker National Museum. No telling of South Bend's history is complete without including Studebaker, one of the world’s top automobile manufacturers of yesteryear. RELATED CONTENT: Explore the Studebaker-Bendix Heritage Trail…

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The History Museum: Explore The Bend's Past

What you see around The Bend today is rooted in its past. Few attractions bring this to light better than The History Museum, which is on the same campus as the Studebaker National Museum and includes the pristine Oliver Mansion. Its exhibits paint a vivid picture of South Bend and the surrounding…

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Send St. Patrick's Day Cheer from The Bend

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day is usually one of the most anticipated events in The Bend in any given year. And while it might not be quite the same in 2021, there is still a way to spread some cheer from the home of the Fighting Irish! RELATED CONTENT: Authentic Irish Eats around The Bend Add a…

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Black History Month in The Bend

There are many ways to celebrate Black History Month in The Bend, especially when it comes to the history of the local African American experience. Start with these historic sites and landmarks in and near South Bend. RELATED CONTENT: Take a History Tour of The Bend Indiana University South Bend…

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Try These Digital Jigsaw Puzzles

If you're staying indoors more this winter, jigsaw puzzles are a great way to spend your time. Our digital puzzles are updated with winter scenes South Bend, Mishawaka and elsewhere around The Bend. Give them a try! RELATED CONTENT: Make The Bend Your Virtual Background The Golden Dome Photo by…

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Stream these Titles with Local Connections

Among the things we could use as we stay at home and practice social distancing: Something to watch. But what to choose? Turns out we can help with that. Here's our guide to seven things you can stream from home with serious ties to the local area. Prancer This under-the-radar, uplifting holiday…

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Send Season's Greetings from The Bend

Whether it's connecting with family from afar or catching up with friends you haven't seen in awhile, many of us will send season's greetings over the next few weeks. Now you can add a local touch by choosing from our holiday cards featuring scenes from around The Bend. Pick your favorite card then…

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Play These South Bend Songs

Whether it's Umphrey's McGee or the Notre Dame fight song, certain songs and singers have special connections here. David Jameson Harris, a musician from South Bend, is adding to this soundtrack. Harris recently released the song "South Bend Town." He's doing so in partnership with South Bend…

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