Posts tagged west side
Dyngus Day in South Bend

It’s 11:00AM and the corner of Ford and Warren is astir. “POTUS Pete” tees, Mayor Luecke glad-hands, scribbling journalists, a scrapyard’s worth of bumper stickers—all animated by the constant peal of polka music. It’s Dyngus Day in South Bend.

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A Million Ideas – The Bendix Headquarters

The Bendix Corporation’s former West Side home evokes a time of innovation and industry in South Bend. Experience remnants of Art Deco architecture, a private theater, and opulent executive offices inside this historic landmark.

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Afternoon on Ford Street

Ford Street, populated by a flawless mixture of homes and storefronts, runs through the heart of South Bend's West Side. Travel down a classic stretch on a beautiful Spring day in the Rust Belt.

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Lacopo's Pizzeria

Lacopo's Pizzeria opened in July of 1989 in a brick storefront on the corner of Lincoln Way West and Ardmore Trail. Two siblings, Frank and Rita, aim to carry on their father's rich tradition of classic pizza by hand.

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In Awe – St. Adalbert's Parish

St. Adalbert's Parish stands as a century-old anchor in a West Side immigrant neighborhood. Experience symbolic paintings and Gothic Revival views inside this historic landmark.

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Linden Avenue – That's South Bend

Linden Avenue runs through the heart of South Bend's West Side. On a cold December afternoon we hit the archetypal row of storefronts on the 1600 block.

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Lost in the Grid – LangLab

Tucked away on High Street in the South East neighborhood is a warehouse we call LangLab. Here we begin our new series chronicling people + places on the grid.

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Letters Carried in the West

Letter carriers occupy a unique role in the life of our neighborhoods. Follow Andrew's morning route around the West Side of South Bend.

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Afternoon Stroll on Indiana Avenue

Between Studebaker factories and Rum Village homes sat a string of storefronts. Travel down Indiana Avenue on a beautiful Spring day in the Rust Belt.

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Hoop Work

Washington High School boasts a rich history on the basketball court - heard of Skylar Diggins? Run a practice session with the Panthers on South Bend's West Side.

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Monarch Linen & Uniform

Since it's founding in 1956 Monarch has been a staple of South Bend's West Side. Step inside their Lincoln Way shop to see how the company continues to thrive over 60 years later.

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