Category Archives: Seasonal

car covered in snow

Why are my mpgs lower in the winter?

How to get better fuel efficiency in the winter

You may be aware that the cold weather does more to your car than just leave frost on the windshield. It can also cause your fuel efficiency numbers to take a big hit. If you pay attention to the mpgs, you may notice a sizeable difference when commuting to and from the same places. Why is this, and what can you do to get better fuel efficiency in the winter? Find out below! Read the rest of this entry >>

pumpkin patch at sunrise

Where to get your pumpkins this fall season

Best pumpkin patches near Bloomington IN

It’s that time of year again where the weather is getting more crisp and the fall foliage has begun. For many of us, the short fall season is a fun time to go out looking for pumpkins to decorate. Visiting a pumpkin patch is a great date idea or a fun way to spend time with the kids. Check out the best pumpkin patches near Bloomington IN here on our blog! Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Best Indiana Farmer's Markets, text on an image of red carts filled with colorful veggies

Where are the Best Farmer’s Markets in Indiana? 2018

Best 2018 Indiana Farmer’s Markets

As the seasons change from the frigidness of winter into the warm weather of spring and summer it is easy to get excited about the outdoor opportunities starting to show up all around Indiana.  We here in Indiana are spoiled by our abundance of fun and family-friendly activities available to us during the warm weather months.  Ball games, cookouts, camping, and canoeing are all made more enjoyable when accompanied by fresh Indiana fruits and veggies from a local farmer’s market.  Take your spring and summer activities from special to spectacular with local goodness from one of these six best 2018 Famer’s Markets in Indiana. Read the rest of this entry >>

Bicycle shops around Bloomington, IN, text on a black and white image of a boy walking next to his bicycle

Where Can I Buy a New Bicycle in Bloomington, IN?

Bicycle Shops Near Bloomington, IN 2018

As winter finally begins to loosen its clutches on Bloomington and the rest of Indiana it is time to get excited about bringing our bikes down from the rafters of the garage and taking them for a ride.  However, after a winter in the cold garage, your bike is likely to be in need of some minor repair or maintenance.  Simple tasks like inflating tires and tightening brakes can be done quickly and easily at home, but bigger projects such as replacing worn-out tire spokes or greasing bearings can be a bit more complicated for the novice bicycler.  Whether your bicycle is need of a few fixes, a tune-up, or you need a new bike all together these five local bicycle repair and sales experts can get you back biking in no time. Read the rest of this entry >>

Bloomington, IN Landscapers, text on a closeup image of a lawnmower cutting grass

Who are the Best Landscapers in the Bloomington, IN Area? 2018

As spring starts to tease us with warmer weather, we are finally free to gaze out our windows without seeing the piles of white snow surrounding us.  Other than seeing opportunity and freedom out your front window, you also see your yard’s landscaping looking overgrown and out of control.  If the thought of another long afternoon or weekend working on the yard seems like cruel and unusual punishment to you, then have a look at these eight local landscapers that can do the job for you.  Let them do the back-breaking work while you sip lemonade in the shade and before you know it your yard will be looking like a well-manicured masterpiece. Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 St. Patrick's Day Events around Indianapolis, text on an image of three leaf clovers

2018 St. Patrick’s Day Events & Activities Around Indianapolis, IN

St. Patrick’s Day is this Saturday, March 17th, 2018 and there is plenty of activities and events happening around the Indianapolis, IN area to satisfy the Irishman or woman in all of us.  Whether you are looking to party into the wee hours of the morning or you just want to take in the parade with a pint or two, we have you covered.  These 6 can’t-miss events happening around Indianapolis are spread out over a long weekend starting on Thursday, March 15th and are sure to please everyone looking to celebrate the Irish in us all. Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Mazda Madness Selection Sunday, text on an image of a basketball on a basketball court

2018 Mazda Madness Selection Sunday

With the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament beginning Tuesday, March 13, 2018, we here at Royal South Mazda thought it would be fitting to bring you our own version of March Madness.  We are having our finest Mazda models face off against their most serious rival simply for the spirit of competition.  Find out which one of these combatants has the easiest road to take home the crown of 2018 Mazda Madness Champion by checking out our Selection Sunday matchups. Read the rest of this entry >>

Christmas with Santa near Bloomington

Where to see Santa Claus near Monroe County

Santa Claus visits near Bloomington IN 2017

The holidays are nearly here, and it’s time to spread some holiday cheer. Make sure your kids can smile from ear to ear, and take them to see Santa Claus near here. We may not have a list of who’s naughty and nice, but we do have a list of Santa Claus visits near Bloomington, IN. This list was made fresh for 2017, so you know it has all the latest details and information. Read the rest of this entry >>