Bloomington is both a city and the county seat of Monroe. Bloomington is located in the southern part of Indiana state. It is often referred as the, "Gateway to Scenic South Indiana." The Indiana University is located here. Bloomington has a total area of about 24 sq. miles. Some of the principal employers of the city are Baxter BioPharma Solutions, Cook Group, GE, Indiana Univ. Bloomington and many others. Bloomington offers a rich and diversified presentation of art and culture. This includes Chumley- Buskirk Theater, Bloomington Playwrights Project among many others. There are also a number of festivals held in the vicinity of Bloomington, like Black Pride Film Festival, Afro-American Art Festival, Chocolate Festival, and so on, to name a few. The Community Farmers Market of Bloomington, College Mall and Fountain Square Mall are some of the notable shopping destinations. The education and the physical infrastructure of the city are quite well developed and also helps the local economy on a substantial basis. D. Baker, K. Aronoff and Joshua Bell are some of the notable residents of Bloomington.