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The New York Times says Bloomington is among "The Big 10 of College Towns."
Bloomington was named to Money Magazine's list of Top 25 Places to Retire in 2011, citing international flavors, museums, live music and outdoor recreation opportunities.
Thank you Jim Murphy, Penny Myers, and Suzanne Phillips for 20 years as DBI Board Members
Psychology Today ranked Bloomington number 7 out of 25 of America's lowest stress cities. "There are many ways of comparing cities as good places to live.”
USA Today named Bloomington one of their 10 great places to soak up campus culture. "I talk to people who are graduates of Indiana University. Not
only do (they) miss the university, they miss being
around Bloomington." Local pubs, shopping and nearby Lake Monroe are
Thank you National Bike Tour Directors Conference for bringing 100 people to Monroe County for 3 days
Healthcare Traveler Magazine notes that "nestled amongst the rolling hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington basks in the warmth of a community that takes pride in its quality of life. . . Recently named by USA Today as one of the country's top college towns, Bloomington proves that a small city with a big heart can have it all."
Thank you IU Kelley School of Business, Downtown and City of Bloomington for Downtown Economic Restructuring Award For Downtown Market Analysis
Midwest Living Magazine says
Bloomington is one of the "Top Five
Food Towns in the Midwest!"
Thank you Bloomington Playwrights Project 2012 Downtown Organization of the Year
Thank you CFC Properties 2012 Downtown Promotion of the Year Award for holiday tree lighting
Thank you Pedal Power and City of Bloomington Downtown Design Award for Downtown Recycling Center
The League of American Bicyclists named Bloomington one of only 13 bicycle-friendly communities in the nation. The communities were recognized for a "longstanding commitment to providing safe accommodation and facilities for bicyclists and for encouraging bicycle travel for both transportation and recreation."
Best Attraction, 2011Awarded by: Bloomington/Monroe County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Indiana's Favorite Restaurants (2001) by Reid Duffy and the tales of those who know best--former and current employees and long-time citizens of Bloomington, Indiana, home of the Indiana Hoosiers.
Bloomington was named number 10 on the Forbes list of Best Places for Business. The rankings were based on criteria including the cost of doing business, cost of living, crime rate, culture and leisure, job growth and educational attainment.
In 2011, Travel and Leisure named IU Bloomington one of America's Most Beautiful College Campuses.