National Chicken Wing Day

National Chicken Wing Day

Wednesday, August 29, 2020 Now, this is an informal holiday we can get behind. Chicken wings are one of the most popular Super Bowl snacks out there; one of the most versatile meal options; and just plain ol’ American at this point in our country’s heritage. Celebrate National Chicken Wing Day here in Greater Lafayette, IN while watching a MLB game or NCAA game at a local joint. You will never regret a night out for chicken wings! Here are some places to get down this National Chicken Wing Day! Traditional vs. Boneless We know this is a great debate. We’re only here to give you the facts. Traditional: The man’s chicken wing. On the bone, cooked to perfection with that amazing dark meat, doused in the sauce of your preference.Boneless: A glorified chicken nugget. On a serious note, click here for some National Chicken Wing Day history! Find Chicken Wings in Greater Lafayette, IN: Please note, there are more places than that serve chicken wings in Greater Lafayette, IN. We did out best to name some of our favorite spots, but if none of these tickle your fancy, just do a quick Google search for more selection. Walt’s Pub (West Lafayette, IN) Walt’s Other Pub (Lafayette, IN) Stacked Pickle (Lafayette, IN) Teays River Brewing and Public House (Lafayette, IN) Wings, Etc. (Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN) Big League Sports Grill (Lafayette, IN) Bobby T’s Pub (Downtown, Lafayette, IN) Buffalo Wild Wings (Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN): **deal alert!** 6 free chicken wings with the purchase of any size order of wings. That applies to boneless or traditional. Pepe’s...
National Hot Dog Day

National Hot Dog Day

What are the perfect things to pair with a hot dog? Maybe a day at the ball park, a big city experience in Chicago, or just a summer day? Or potentially, it’s the condiments that truly complete the ‘dog to you. Do you prefer plain, classic ketchup and mustard, decked out with chili and cheese or Chicago style? Fortunately, an informal holiday, National Hot Dog Day, allows you to really reflect on your hot dog style, or potentially maybe it’ll inspire you to try something new! This year the holiday falls on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Here are some places to check out in the Greater Lafayette, IN area to get the best National Hot Dog Day experience out there! A few places to get hot dogs in Lafayette, IN: photo taken from Dog N Suds Lafayette facebook page Dog ‘N’ Suds (Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN): Visit this drive up style Lafayette, IN favorite– only open for summer days that is known for the sweet chili sauce. Grab a root beer in a frozen mug while you’re at it! You won’t regret it. Coney Dogs $.99 & Coney Cheese Dogs $1.49 all day long on July 22nd! D.T. Kirby’s (Downtown Lafayette, IN): This dive has a few different hot dog condiment combinations to choose from and the atmosphere to go with it. We’re talkin’ authentic Chicago Dog, Pretzel Dog, Sweet Carolina Dog, and more. Click here to view the entire menu. Triple XXX Family Restaurant (West Lafayette, IN): Triple XXX is most famous for their long time Purdue support (Boiler UP!) and their special feature on the Food...
Small Business Spotlight: Kenny Kendall’s Gourmet Popcorn

Small Business Spotlight: Kenny Kendall’s Gourmet Popcorn

Are you a extra butter popcorn eater? Or do you doctor it up with some drizzled chocolate and coconut flakes? Well, no matter your popcorn preference, your world is about to be rocked with the knowledge of Kenny Kendall’s Gourmet Popcorn. “POP on in!” to this super fun, locally owned restaurant for some amazing and different-than-you’ve-ever-seen popcorn and more. Kenny Kendall’s Gourmet Popcorn is located just outside of Lafayette in Dayton, IN. Enjoy samples of their delicious, seasonal popcorn flavors, and maybe also pop in for lunch for some of their food stand styled eatery meals. See more details below! Kenny Kendall’s Popcorn and Candy Store Here are some things to check out right now! Summer flavors include Blueberry Pie and Watermelon Lemonade. Specialty baskets for all occasions such as graduation, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Christmas are available! In store options also feature gourmet pop corn donuts and cakes with flavors such as “Birthday Blitz” and “Lemon Pound Cake”. You will not be disappointed by any of these options, folks. Kenny Kendall’s Eatery In addition to their candied popcorn, Kenny Kendall’s is also an eatery. Here’s the menu for your dining pleasure. We’re already drooling over these options! Menus found at https://www.kennykendalls.com/eatery Please get out there and support your local businesses during this time! We need each other, and this is a great way to show love to your community. Kenny Kendall’s Gourmet Popcorn Hours, Location, and Reviews Open Wednesday through Saturday from 11:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.MCLOSED weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday *Please call ahead to confirm hours and occupancy allowance. Modifications might be in place due...

Fourth of July in Greater Lafayette

The 4th of July Greater Lafayette, IN looks a little different this year. Due to the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, regularly scheduled firework shows and festivals have been cancelled. Fortunately, there are some spots in Indiana still celebrating within the social distancing guidelines and coinciding with the Back on Track Indiana Plan. Here are some ways to celebrate 4th of July this year! Greater Lafayette, IN 4th of July Locally, Waynetown Freedom Festival is a go! Here are some details listed on their Facebook Page: “Come to Waynetown and celebrate America and the freedoms we have. Help us honor veterans and present day military.Food, vendors, live music, fireworks at dusk!Food:*Robin’s Homestyle Catering will be serving breakfast and their famous chicken and noodles the rest of the day. Look for them in their new food trailer.*Under the Rusk Shelter the festival committee will be serving hamburgers, pork burgers, hotdogs and other goodies.*The Gigglin’ Pig will be serving their grilled pork items.*Street Penguin Gelato will be making their debut with a large variety of flavors.*Dippin Dots will be serving their frozen treats.*Kona Ice will be making their debut. They sell frozen drinks and offer a bunch of flavors.*Popcorn will be sold by our Boy Scouts.Freedom Festival Stage Line-up:Live DJ 11 am5 pm. Eric Barr and the Jammers7 pm Special Honor Ceremony7:45 pm Dapper Dan Band9:50 Veterans Salute, Presentation of Colors, Taps, National Anthem10 pm. Fireworks!” For other 4th of July celebrations around the entire state of Indiana, look at VisitIndiana.com. They have a calendar with some events listed as still on for the 4th! Fourth of July Safety Due to the...
Back in Business: Where We’re Going Final COVID-19 Update

Back in Business: Where We’re Going Final COVID-19 Update

Well, we made it! This week, on July 3rd, 2020, the state of Indiana enters its 5th and final stage of the “Back on Track Indiana” plan. But what exactly does that mean? Here are some simplified details of stage 5’s openings and regulations! For future or additional modifications and up to date social distance regulations, please refer to the “Back on Track” website. It’s easy to navigate, with convenient, accessible, thorough information. The official Executive Order details can be found here. Back on Track Indiana Stage 5 Stage 5 takes us back to as “normal” as possible. We will list some things as opening at full capacity, but note that each business operates on a case by case basis. Businesses and overseers of events are able to make final decisions on capacity regulations and procedures individually. Masks are still recommended, but they’re not required. Social distancing is enforced. Be sure to call ahead at restaurants, churches, events, and other businesses you visit even if they are listed here. Many may still not move forward at “full capacity” even with it being permitted. Here are the openings: “Retail stores and malls may operate at full capacityRestaurants, bars, and nightclubs may operate at full capacityPersonal services may open at full capacityRestrictions are lifted at gyms and fitness facilitiesConventions, sports events, fairs, festivals, the state fair, and like events may resumeRestrictions are lifted at amusement parks, water parks, and like facilities. Social distancing guidelines should be maintainedYouth overnight camps may openRecreational youth and adult sports tournaments may resumePari-mutuel horse racing and county and state fair racing anticipated to begin with spectatorsRaceway...
Tee Time: Greater Lafayette Indiana Golf Courses

Tee Time: Greater Lafayette Indiana Golf Courses

Summer is here, and after a Spring in quarantine, we’re all itching to get out of the house this season. One safe, practical way to enjoy Greater Lafayette, IN and its beautiful tee time weather is on the golf course! Here are a few local golf courses along with their credentials. We hope this is helpful for you to choose which ones you want to visit for the day or frequent all summer! Brick Boilermaker Golf Complex The Brick Boilermaker Golf Complex consists of a couple courses. These courses are both part of the Pete Dye Golf Trail of Indiana which includes 7 courses throughout the state. Enjoy the trail of some of the most unique designs in the USA! Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, Kampen CourseAbout Birck Boilermaker, Kampen CourseUniversity facility50 tees driving range36 regulation holesAwards at Birck Boilermaker, Kampen CourseGolfweek Magazine’s America’s Best Public-Access Courses for Indiana 2005Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine’s Top 10 College Courses in the U.S. 2001“The 18-hole ‘Kampen Course’ at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex facility in West Lafayette, Indiana features 7,253 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 76.5 and it has a slope rating of 145 on Bent grass.”Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, Ackerman Hills CourseAbout Birck Boilermaker, Ackerman HillsUniversity facility50 tees driving range36 regulation holes“The 18-hole ‘Ackerman Hills’ course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex facility in West Lafayette, Indiana features 7,546 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72.” Other Public West Lafayette, IN Courses Coyote Crossing Golf Club, Coyote Crossing CourseAbout Coyote Crossing Golf ClubCommunity facility15 tees...