Cynthia Brubaker has had more than a hand in preserving some of Bloomington’s most iconic buildings. | Limestone Post

Cynthia Brubaker has had more than a hand in preserving some of Bloomington’s most iconic buildings — now homes to some of the town’s favorite galleries, studios, and businesses. This is the second profile in the series Big Mike’s B-town by Michael G. Glab for Limestone Post and based on his WFHB interview show Big Talk! Click here to read the full story.

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    Welcome to Limestone Post, a culture and lifestyle magazine for Bloomington, Indiana, and beyond! Our contributors have the voice, vision, and passion to engage you in the wide range of topics that make this such a fascinating place to live. We publish new content every couple of days, so check back often. We’d love to hear your feedback.

    January 16, 2017

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Ruthie Cohen says Jewish soul food "tastes like home." Foods pictured here include (clockwise from top left) bagels, cream cheese, lox, tomatoes, kugel, and a hearty sandwich. | Photo by Ruthie Cohen

Stirring the Pot columnist Ruthie Cohen and Limestone Post invite you to share the foods and stories that make your family recipes “taste like home.” We start with kugel — and Ruthie’s memory of how she grew to appreciate the taste and texture of “Jewish soul food” — and how now, she says, they “taste like home.” Click here to read the full story.

Our personalities — each with its own set of positive, maladaptive, and self-defeating behaviors — are responsible for the ways we perceive, process, and react to the world around us, writes Samantha Eibling. | Photo by Kaleb Nimz, Unsplash

Our personalities, writes Samantha Eibling, are responsible for the ways we perceive, process, and react to the world around us. In part two of this series on learning about our true selves, she explores the Enneagram, a system of understanding nine personality types — each with its own set of positive, maladaptive, and self-defeating behaviors. Click here to read the full story.

Night Moves, Bloomington’s only strip club, faces a changing city, full of misperceptions, contradictions, and challenges. | Photo by Natasha Komoda

Night Moves, Bloomington’s only strip club, faces a changing city. Writer Paulina Guerrero looks into the misperceptions, contradictions, and challenges faced by not only the longtime establishment but also its dancers — and by the sex work industry in general. Click here to read the full story.

Image by Seth Teeters, Aerial 812

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.

While the Limestone Post stories of 2016 cover all of our major categories — Arts, Food & Drink, Outdoors, Family, Healthy Living, and Explore/Discover — if we had one theme this year, Editorial Director Lynae Sowinski says, “it’d be ‘sense of place.’” The beloved Chocolate Moose building was torn down this year, which is discussed in "Are Market Forces Ruining B-town’s ‘Sense of Place’?" by Sarah Gordon. | Photo by Natasha Komoda

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!

Two sediment basins at the Monroe Water Treatment Plant near Lake Monroe, Bloomington's water source. Journalist Michael Glab looked into reports about contaminants in Bloomington’s water supply and discovered that drinking any water is a gambler’s game. | Courtesy photo

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.

Wylie House. | Photo by Dason Anderson

6 Places Keeping Bloomington’s History Alive and Personal

When Indiana became a state in 1816, Bloomington was four years from its official incorporation. But the town named after fields of blooming flowers soon became a thriving and growing town. Here are some of the more interesting places that preserve the heritage of their times and help you connect to years past. Click here to read the full story.

Perry Township trustee Dan “Carp” Combs is the first profile in a new profile series, called Big Mike's B-town. | Limestone Post

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.

Poet Michelle Gottschlich considers the differences between page and spoken word poetry and explores the “deep rift” known as “Page vs. Stage.” | Photo by Dason Anderson

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.

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    “According to a study in the 'Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment,' people are five times more likely to seek treatment if there’s a harm-reduction project in their community.” —Paulina Guerrero in "A New Approach to the Scourge of Drug Addiction"
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