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5 for foodies bakeries

Few things in life are more satisfying that freshly baked desserts. Holiday baking season is around the corner, but if you want to avoid heating up your kitchen during the dog days of summer, Michiana has dozens of different, excellent bakeries to explore. Whether you are someone who is looking to have a wedding catered, or you want a quick snack before work, these five bakeries are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Indulgence Bakery Sean Wojtkowski, owner of Indulgence, has been baking ...

St. Joseph Today director loves Lake Michigan shore

Amy Zapal took over as the executive director of St. Joseph Today in February. The Chicago native worked as the event coordinator at Stage Flights of South Haven for a year and a half before being hired as the events coordinator at the Heritage Museum in St. Joseph in 2010. She became co-director at the Heritage Museum in 2011 and then executive director. St. Joseph Today is responsible for planning many of the events and activities hosted in downtown St. Joseph and Benton Harbor. Visitors ...

SLR Pilates offers aerial yoga

Preparing for a pose, Nicole Kellogg, an instructor at SLR Pilates in Niles, takes a deep breath and leans backwards into a yoga position. Hanging upside down from a looped hammock attached to the ceiling, she is not doing regular yoga. She is taking part in aerial yoga, one of the biggest fitness fads to hit yoga studios in recent years. Trending in places such as Los Angeles and New York City, aerial yoga, which adds to traditional yoga by suspending someone mid-air using nylon hammocks, is ...

Cass Family Clinic CEO dedicated to Michiana

When asked what her favorite part of her job as CEO of Cass Family Clinic Network is, Mary Middleton does not hesitate. “I get to tell the story.” The story of her own journey with Cass Family Clinic Network began in 1981, but the story of the family clinic started with humble beginnings of a private practice in 1964. What began as a small facility with two doctors seeing patients eventually evolved into a rural health clinic that is known today as the Cass Family Clinic Network, employ...

Music Village offers community the chance to sing, dance and learn about music

On an average Tuesday night at Music Village in South Bend, more than a dozen musicians are tuning up their instruments and selecting the evening’s play list. Sitting in a circle, some of them brandish guitars, banjos or a ukulele. Here the novice instrumentalists mingle with seasoned musicians. Each sings or strums along to any variety of tunes from Jimmy Buffet’s “Margarita Ville,” Gram Parsons’s “You Ain’t Going Nowhere” or David Bowie’s “Modern Love.” In a world of ...

Artist enlists community to illustrate Dowagiac’s past

Standing under the wooden plank of a scaffold, Ruth Andrews uses a paintbrush to depict the epic train ride orphans from New York City took to Dowagiac throughout the mid to late 1800s and the early 1900s. The mural runs on the east outside wall of the local post office, which is on Pennsylvania Street. It spans the length of at least 10 parked cars. On the wall, the journey of the orphans takes place from left to right, starting with the slum-like conditions they lived in while in New York ...