Soar Above the Canopy of Lights
On an average day, Bloomington has one of the more attractive downtown squares anywhere. Add a Canopy of Lights, though, and you’ve got a winter wonderland. Dating back to the 1930s, the modern tradition began in 1985. And now, Aerial 812 shows you the festive Square like you’ve never seen it before. Click here to watch the video.
LP’s Top Stories of the Year Reflect B-town’s ‘Sense of Place’
A look back at the most-read stories of 2016 proves what engaged, caring, and creative-minded people live in and around B-town, says Limestone Post’s Editorial Director Lynae Sowinski. And while these stories cover all of our major categories — Arts, Food & Drink, Outdoors, Family, Healthy Living, and Explore/Discover — if we had one theme this year, Lynae says, “it’d be ‘sense of place.’” Click here to check out the top stories of 2016!
The Artful Dodger, Fagin, Mr. Brumble, and, of course, Oliver! Don’t miss the colorful characters in Cardinal Stage Company’s family holiday musical, ‘Oliver!’
Join Cardinal Stage Company for a family holiday favorite — Oliver!
— the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist
. The story follows Oliver, local pickpocket Artful Dodger, and gang leader Fagin. Produced in partnership with multiple local youth groups, and featuring a cast of 60 local kids, Oliver!
is a centerpiece of Cardinal Stage’s celebration of its 10th Anniversary Season! Click here to read more about Oliver!
Is B-town’s Tap Water Safe? A Full Report
Reports about contaminants in Bloomington’s water supply have caused concern among residents, city officials, and consumer advocates (remember Erin Brockovich?). Journalist Michael G. Glab has looked into the controversy and discovered that drinking any water is a gambler’s game. Here’s his in-depth report on whether our drinking water is safe. Click here to read the full story.
Big Mike’s B-town: Dan “Carp” Combs
Limestone Post is proud to announce a new column by media powerhouse Michael G. Glab, called Big Mike’s B-town. Each article will be a profile of someone he has interviewed on his WFHB interview show, Big Talk!
First in this series is Perry Township trustee Dan “Carp” Combs. Click here to read the full story.
Page vs. Stage: The ‘Deep Rift’ in Poetry Today
Poet Michelle Gottschlich considers the differences between page and spoken word poetry — between personal histories and “posthuman identity,” between poems expressing unique voice and those searching for universal truths. Acknowledging the impossibility of getting at the heart of it all, she explores the “deep rift” in poetry, known as “Page vs. Stage.” Click here to read the full story.
Shop Local This Holiday Season!
Cyber Monday generally means shopping online from home or work. Not only does that hurt our wonderful local businesses and launch money into the ether, it deprives you of the chance to meet and get to know the shopkeepers and their staff — who are, after all, your neighbors. Shop locally this holiday season and support these wonderful businesses. Click here to see where you can save!