photo by Charoenkwan Blacharski
The city of South Bend, Indiana always makes me think of Fozzie Bear. While a few of the residents there may actually resemble the furry muppet, the real reason for that thought is that South Bend is the historic home of Studebaker automobiles, and every Muppets fan remembers the iconic ’51 Bullet-Nose Studebaker Fozzie drove in The Muppet Movie.
The city may not be the cultural capital of the world, or even of the Midwest. It’s not on the A-list of tourist destinat