Spotlight on the Trails Banquet Facility

Spotlight on the Trails Banquet Facility

Welcome to the Trails Banquet Facility! Let’s start with the big guns, shall we? Greater Lafayette, IN‘s Journal & Courier votes every year on the best buffet in town, and the Trails Banquet Facility rocks that top spot for almost a decade now. The funny part is, this is a predominantly private banquet facility that opens to the public on the weekends for brunch. What we’re trying to say, is that the Trails has so much to offer, and we’re excited to introduce you to one of Greater Lafayette, IN’s family owned businesses! About the Trails Banquet Facility Northwest of Downtown Lafayette, IN, through some beautiful, wooded Indiana scenery, sits the red, rustic inspired Trails Banquet Facility. According the their website, “The Trails has been a part of the Greater Lafayette landscape since 1955. In 1990, the well respected Van’s Catering Service purchased The Trails Banquet Facility to provide the area with a unique dining experience.” There are 4 rooms to rent, catering to any size group (up to 300 people). Click here for more information on the venue itself! With 4 rooms to rent, the Trails is perfect for any event. They are able to accomendate many types of parties including graduation, retirement and holiday, and more! Additionally, the Trails is a beautiful wedding venue, named the best in Greater Lafayette, IN for that in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016! Click here for more detailed information on weddings, rooms to rent, and pricing. Sunday Brunch Whether you attend a church on Sunday, or it’s your rest and relaxation day, Brunch is one of the...
Spotlight on Antique Candle Co. of Greater Lafayette, IN

Spotlight on Antique Candle Co. of Greater Lafayette, IN

We found this photo on Antique Candle Co.’s Facebook page! Here in small town Lafayette, IN, we have big opportunities to shop small at local businesses. This particular small business, Antique Candle Company, creates hand made, farmhouse soy candles as their expertise. With over 200 US and Canadian stores carrying this product, we’re excited to share this one with you. These candles are fun, trendy additions to your decor and overall ambiance. So, as the Fall season approaches in Greater Lafayette, IN get cozy in your home with some of these beautiful, locally crafted candles! This is an entirely online company with a home base in Lafayette, IN. However, Antique Candle Company does have a wholesale option. So, you can find these candles at stores in the area such as: Sacred Grounds and The Homestead. What an amazing thing coming from our community. Click here to find locate candles near you. About Antique Candle Company’s Farmhouse Candles and Scents Available Farmhouse candles are all about the aesthetics. Poured in Ball mason jars, these all white, pure looking candles provide lovely fragrances for all occasions and seasons. Click here to view all the scent options! On the frequently asked question page, Antique Candle Company answers the question: What are the most popular fragrances? This will help you know where to begin! “Sweet Lemon and Momma’s Kitchen are candle favorites year round, while Fall Harvest and Peppermint are our top seasonal scents offered during the fall and holiday seasons. Every Antique Candle Co. fragrance is hand-selected by our candle makers and approved by candle testers to ensure you receive the BEST...
Spotlight on Wea Creek Orchard

Spotlight on Wea Creek Orchard

South of town, nestled up to the Wea Creek Little Vermillion River, sits the Fall haven of Wea Creek Orchard. Life on the orchard is simple and beautiful, and it’s been part of our area for many generations. Wea Creek Orchard desires to “supply Greater Lafayette, IN with fresh, quality, local fruit that you can pick yourself,” and that’s exactly what they do. Come explore this section of our lovely Tippecanoe County and plan to stay a while! About Wea Creek Orchard Wea Creek Orchard is more than an orchard. It offers an opportunity to learn about plants, environment, variety of fruit, canning, and so much more. Here’s some information from the Wea Creek Orchard official website concerning their history and mission: “Wea Creek Orchard is owned and operated by three families who are descended from the pioneers who purchased the farm in 1855. The farm has been owned by our family continuously since that time. We strive to make a visit from your family a happy one, and we promise to make an outing to our farm an experience of learning about farming and reminiscing about farming in times (mostly) gone by. In addition, we would like to be a local source for good quality fruit that you and your family can pick yourself. Watch our fruit trees continue to grow as we add more varieties, and plan to spend time at Wea Creek Orchard. We are excited at the prospect of sharing our farm with you and help you to understand the source of quality, locally grown fruit.” Click here for more information on the farm’s history. Wea Creek Orchard Resources In addition...
Spotlight on Bliss Salon and Spa

Spotlight on Bliss Salon and Spa

Bliss Salon & Spa takes relaxation to the next level. As a locally owned and operated salon and spa, they intentionally take care of your personal, unique beauty needs, and are also up to date with all the latest trends in every area. Whether you’re in need of your quarterly haircut, a stunning updo for a wedding or prom, a thorough waxing, or an amazing massage or facial, Bliss has it all for you to choose from. Here’s some information on one of Lafayette, IN’s best kept beauty secrets! About Bliss Salon & Spa bliss/blis/ noun 1.perfect happiness; great joy. According to the Bliss Facebook Page, “OUR MISSION // Knowing our guests as individuals & tailoring our services to compliment their needs so they may experience the reality of ‘Bliss’.” Since 2005, this is exactly what the owners of this establishment desire. Their vision offers complete access to many areas of rest and relaxation. When you walk into this modern, stylish, facility, you’ll instantly feel at home. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and ready to help, so go ahead and let them do their artwork on your hair. You won’t be disappointed. Click here to view photos of the staff and product lines used inside the salon. Bliss’ list of services includes salon, spa, bridal, and full day packages. Click on each word to access services within each area and prices. Another fun feature is online booking! Click here to get started on your appointment today! Bliss Salon & Spa Hours, Location, and Reviews Bliss Salon & Spa is open Monday – Thursday from 9:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M.Friday...
Owners of East End Grill Expand with Main Street Garage in Greater Lafayette, IN

Owners of East End Grill Expand with Main Street Garage in Greater Lafayette, IN

We found this photo on the East End Grill Facebook page! Innovation shows its face through various way in our community, and the restaurant industry is no exception. Since 2016, East End Grill represents the eclectic American Grill cuisine in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. Here’s some general information about our friends at East End Grill in addition to some information about their growing vision as a company. Coming soon is a fast-casual restaurant by the name of Main Street Garage. Big things are in store! We found this photo on the East End Grill Facebook page! About East End Grill The East End Grill website beautifully writes an encompassing description of everything they offer. Here’s the break down of East End in a nutshell! “East End Grill merges classic steakhouse dishes with innovative bistro style. The menu combines simple yet hearty fare ranging from chopped salads, to burgers &sandwiches and the best steaks and seafood available. Industrial and classic, our warm and inviting dining room features a cozy bar and a private room that seats up to 20, perfect for entertaining business clients or special occasions with close friends.Our energized and attentive staff is educated and informed. Our wine list is robust and expanding, offering great selections by the glass or bottle. We focus on craft beer, hand-selecting the finest lagers and ales we can get our hands on. Our bar team has crafted a cocktail list of classics and new-school favorites. East End is the ideal place to grab lunch with a colleague, a glass of wine & appetizers with friends on our patio, dinner with family...
Spotlight on Igloo Frozen Custard

Spotlight on Igloo Frozen Custard

Igloo Frozen Custard is your summer treat central. Fortunately for us, though, their slogan states they’re more than just custard. From marshmallow Coca-Cola’s (or any amazing fountain drink combination) to burgers and sandwiches to cheesy nachos, you’ll find what you’re craving here. Join us as we learn more about our friendly Greater Lafayette, IN frozen custard (and more) supplier. About Igloo Frozen Custard Walk inside Igloo Frozen Custard and take a step back in time. Retro diner style inspires this interior decor. Bright colors, fun and checked tiling on the floors, classic neon signage, and leather bar stools come together for the perfect combination in this unique design. Additionally, there’s always the option to sit outside! Enjoy the cool summer nights or the perfect, progressing fall days out on the patio seating at each location! We found this photo on the Igloo Frozen Custard Website! On their website, Igloo Frozen Custard shares their mission statement. “We are proud to be a locally owned small business. We use many recipes that have been handed down for 4 generations and we take great pride in serving your meal fresh to order.” We’re thankful for Igloo Frozen Custard’s intentionality in creation of quality product in local Lafayette, IN for all these years. Click here to read the entire story of Igloo Frozen Custard‘s small beginnings and longevity in the Greater Lafayette, IN community! Igloo Frozen Custard’s Menu We found this photo on the Igloo Frozen Custard Website! Okay, so we know custard’s in the name and we’ve heard they’re “famous” for the fruit drink. So is that all they have? NO WAY!...