BY CARMEN SIERING WITH BARB BERGGOETZ & ELISABETH ANDREWS, ILLUSTRATIONS BY MIKE CAGLE
It’s a wonderful town.
It was no easy task honing down the wonders of this amazing town to a mere 100. But that was our mission way back in the dead of winter when we began compiling the list, writing the entries, gathering the photographs, and assigning the artwork.
This turned out to be one of those jobs we felt would never end. Just when we thought we were done, someone would suggest another wonder of our town that absolutely had to be included (at the expense of a lesser wonder). So we had to resist the impulse to throttle the smarty pants suggester and get back to work. We were putting stuff in and taking stuff out right up until the time we dispatched the issue to the printer in Illinois.
So, here at last, in no particular order, for your pleasure and contemplation, are our best “100 Reasons to Love Bloomington.” —the editor