Can South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg work the angles to become a dark-horse presidential contender for the Democrats in 2020?
Adam Wren34 min read
The Feed: Bonna Tavern Serves It Up
Irvington finally gets its Baggott-branded neighborhood watering hole.
Julia Spalding2 min read
Ask Me Anything: Pete Buttigieg
The Democrats’ rising star talks about serving in a war zone, coming out of the closet, and how serving as mayor of South Bend sometimes feels as if it were ripped from the script of “The Wire.”
Adam Wren4 min read
Destination Dining: Crooked Ewe Brewery & Ale House
The unexpected is exactly what the owners of South Bend’s Crooked Ewe Brewery & Ale House have been brewing up since they purchased the historic building in early 2013.
IM Editors1 min read
Hoosier Hall of Fame: It Happened Here!
The past comes alive at these historic spots-of-significance around the state—some of which are getting a little lift from Bicentennial projects.
IM Editors3 min read
Three Hoosier Connections to Taylor Swift
She could be related to John Mellencamp.
IM Editors1 min read
Ben’s Hot Pretzels
Ben’s Soft Pretzels are made using a secret Amish/Dutch recipe.
Amy Lynch1 min read
Traveler: South Bend for Sports-Lovers
Even if you can’t get into a game, there is plenty of sports history and culture to be had in South Bend.
Amy Lynch2 min read
Alton Brown Eats His Way Through Indy
The Food Network star made his way through Indy’s array of eats and drinks before heading to South Bend, with appearances in both cities.
Jonathan Scott1 min read
Show and Tell: Actor Dean Norris’s High School Years
IM found a stash of yearbooks from Norris’s Clay High School in South Bend, spanning 1979 to 1981—a treasure trove of before-he-was-famous photos that, far as we can tell, have never been seen outside of Northern Indiana.
Evan West2 min read
Bad Boy: Hoosier Actor Dean Norris
For Norris, now starring in Under the Dome, this month cements his reputation post–Breaking Bad, as Season 2 of his new vehicle premieres on CBS.
Evan West3 min read
New Jewish Film Festival Debuts May 3
About a year ago, Indy lawyer Bob Epstein looked around the country and realized there are about 60 Jewish film festivals—even one in South Bend—but that Indianapolis had never had one.