Greater Lafayette Thanksgiving Carry Out Dinners

Greater Lafayette Thanksgiving Carry Out Dinners

Selective focus of multiethnic family having video call on laptop during thanksgiving Looking for Greater Lafayette, IN businesses that will help you take some Thanksgiving responsibilities off your plate? Not only will these gems make your Thanksgiving a day a little lighter, but you’ll also be supporting local people in our community through this delegation process. Some of these are 100% locally owned and operated, but if they’re not family owned, and instead franchised, they are still community members who work and serve at these places! Two fold service gives us all the holiday cheer feels! Here are the 7 places we’re extra thankful for this Thanksgiving 2020: Fresh Thyme (Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN): Fresh Thyme not only supplies an option to get the entire Thanksgiving meal for pick up at each location, but it also serves your get together in another way. Even if you don’t need the entire meal, be sure to stroll through the premade side dishes, dips, desserts, or entrees in the market section. This will surely spice up and diversify your dinner options. Fresh Thyme prides themselves on the quality of ingredients in their products, “without breaking the bank.” Traders Point Creamery (Zionsville, IN): This one might be a little trek outside of the Greater Lafayette, IN area, but it’ll be worth your drive. Trader’s Point Creamery is a farm to fork style establishment that does everything they do SO well. You’ll love every bite of this amazing carry out meal, and you’ll be sure to impress your family too. Click here to view the menu! Sweet Revolution Bake Shop (Downtown Lafayette, IN): This one won’t serve every area of...
Small Business Spotlight:  Best New Restaurants Near Purdue

Small Business Spotlight: Best New Restaurants Near Purdue

As the skyline around Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN physically rises, there are many additions to the surrounding area. Life on campus at Purdue University constantly dreams of development and innovation and growth, and we hold the privilege to see it unfold before our eyes. Projection by the president, Mitch Daniels, calls for higher attendance, and therefore, we’ve seen many developers come and build new apartment complexes for housing, new store fronts for convenient shopping, and new restaurants and establishments for growing entertainment and night life experiences. Here are a few best new restaurants we’ve seen pop up as a result of all things growing! Cheers to the hope ahead! Restaurants on and around Purdue University’s Campus Big Woods Restaurant (Northwestern Ave.): Signature pizzas, craft beer, burgers, and more! Click here to view the menu! Yatagarasu (Chauncey Ave.): Japanese Noodle shop! This is a second location in the Greater Lafayette, IN area. SO yummy! Click here to view the menu! The Tap (State St.): The TAP is a 21 and up establishment. Food items include fresh tacos, artisan pizzas, cheese boards, burgers, dessert, and so much more! 8eleven Modern Bistro (Grant St. – inside the Union): American cuisine including all things breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, dessert, and wine! This restaurant has something for everyone. View the website for menu information. Leaps Coffee and Artisan Pastries (Grant St. – inside the Union): “Grab ‘n’ go goodness!” This menu changes daily because it depends heavily on local production and availability. Click here to view the constants! State 19 (State St.): State 19 majors in night life and drinks, but they...
Safer Halloween – Covid Style in Greater Lafayette

Safer Halloween – Covid Style in Greater Lafayette

Who knew that COVID-19 would have such an impact on all of 2020?! As a community, you might be left with some questions regarding what’s considered safe or what should or shouldn’t happen this Halloween. Great news for us is that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has put out an entire list of recommendations for making your’s and other’s Halloween 2020 the safest it can be. Here’s what to expect in Greater Lafayette, IN. CDC Guidelines include traditional Halloween shenanigans in their list of appropriate activities, such as dressing up in a costume and going trick or treating. It gives this list of suggestions on how to adjust your traditional routine to be safe for all. All information following comes directly from the CDC official website. “Make trick-or-treating safer Avoid direct contact with trick-or-treaters.Give out treats outdoors, if possible.Set up a station with individually bagged treats for kids to take.Wash hands before handling treats.Wear a mask. Wear a mask Make your cloth mask part of your costume.A costume mask is not a substitute for a cloth mask.Do NOT wear a costume mask over a cloth mask. It can make breathing more difficult.Masks should NOT be worn by children under the age of 2 or anyone who has trouble breathing Stay at least 6 feet away from others who do not live with you Indoors and outdoors, you are more likely to get or spread COVID-19 when you are in close contact with others for a long time. Wash your hands Bring hand sanitizer with you and use it after touching objects or other people.Use hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.Parents: supervise young children using hand sanitizer.Wash hands...
Small Business Spotlight: Whyte Horse Winery

Small Business Spotlight: Whyte Horse Winery

Take a trip to the Indiana countryside in Monticello, IN for an experience you won’t forget- wine tasting and time spent at Whyte Horse Winery. There is something for every type of wine drinker at this beautiful property. Wine slushies are a crowd favorite unique to this location, but also enjoy wine and cheese pairings, elegant events with meal courses, wood fired pizzas and other delicious food options, and so much more. Whether you choose to lose track of time in the updated, inviting outdoor area (for the warmer Indiana months) or the a cozy, nestled indoor space (the cooler Indiana months), you’ll enjoy your day at Whyte Horse Winery. About Whyte Horse Winery Specialties “At Whyte Horse Winery, we make an array of wines from dry to sweet, red to white, and everything in between. Our style is to make fruit-forward wines, where the perceived sweetness comes from the natural fruit rather than excessive sugar. We also have a vineyard where we grow many of our own grapes. Winemaking here started as a passion and a hobby, and we strive to keep it fun and encourage our guests to be a part of the process.” Click here to view a wine menu, which details the wines available. History “Established in 2006.Whyte Horse Winery is a family-owned winery and vineyard, nestled in the lakes community of Monticello, IN. The winery consists of a tasting room set in a renovated 1886 farmhouse decorated with elegant wood and antiques, a modern processing facility where all our wines are made, and an actual white horse (Sammy) who watches over the 5 acre...
Fall Inspired Treats Around Greater Lafayette

Fall Inspired Treats Around Greater Lafayette

Delicious and flavorful treats abound around Greater Lafayette, IN during this beautiful season. Check out all these local places with inspiring Fall featured items! Where to Find the Goods: Java Jo’z Coffee Shops (Click here to view locations and hours!) Seasonal drinks include:Frosted Pumpkin MochaApple Pie LatteCaramel Apple LattePeach Cobbler LatteSmores MochaHot Apple CiderAnd more!Additionally, the Flour Mill hooks Java Jo’z up with some Pumpkin Spice Scones! Flour Mill Bakery (Click here to view the location and hours!) Donut flavorsApple PieMaple nut fluffMaple long johnApple fritterPumpkin cake donuts – spice icing or glazedOther fun treatsMunch boards to share at Fall partiesPumpkin whoopie piesIced Sour Cream CookiesBountiful mixMix of candy corn, Bugles, pretzels, and more for a delicious treat.Gifting cookie stacks and traysPUMPKIN ROLLS!Coffee DrinkPumpkin Pie Spiced Latte Sacred Ground: Reclaimed Coffee Shops (Click here to view the location and hours!) Seasonal drinksDirty Pumpkin (pumpkin spice seasoning, chai, cinnamon, espresso, milk, topped with homemade whipped cream!)Pumpkin Spice LatteHot Apple CiderSeasonal lunch sandwichesBlack and Gold (grilled cheese with black forest ham, sharp cheddar, spicy peach preserve, and caramelized onion)Smokey Apple (grilled cheese with bacon, smoked gouda, thinly sliced apple, and caramelized onion!) Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co. (Click here to view location and hours!) Seasonal drinksMaple Sage Black Pepper LattePumpkin Custard LatteHot Caramel Apple CiderLondon Fog NitroAutumn Spice Latte with Pumpkin Whipped CreamSeasonal dessertsDonutsMaple Bacon long johnSalted caramel appleSweet Potato PieS’mores DonutGelatoPumpkin CheesecakeCrepesPumpkin Pie CrepeHitchhiker (Sausage, wholegrain mustard, pepper and onion, and gouda cheese)Mushroom spinach crepe (mushrooms sautéed in white wine cream with fresh spinach and Fair Oaks Swiss) Igloo Frozen Custard (Click here to view location and hours!) Seasonal Custard FlavorsBrown sugar Cinnamon (A Greater Lafayette, IN favorite!)PumpkinOther treatsSnickerdoodle Chunky ShakeSnickerdoodle cinnamon dust and cookie pieces added to...
Indiana Bed and Breakfast Destinations

Indiana Bed and Breakfast Destinations

Cool nights with changing colors on the leaves create the perfect staycation vibes here in great old Indiana. Have you seen some of the rolling hills and canyon formations we’ve got going on? Consequently, the question arrises of where you should go or stay, and additionally, we’ve an answer for you! Bed and Breakfasts are really perfect in so many ways. However, during this specific time with COVID-19, we want to point out that Bed and Breakfasts are essentially designed with social distance in mind. Here’s an updated list of all things Indiana B&B! Before booking a room, please be sure to contact each destination for their current COVID-19 procedures and stay guidelines. Nestle Inn (Downtown Indianapolis, IN): Okay, this B&B takes a turn for the wild side with claims such as: “Not your grandma’s B&B” and WE LOVE IT. Enjoy different touches including modern touches, Downtown Indianapolis location, WiFi, breakfast options, cooking classes, and so much more!Songbird Prairie (Vaparaiso, IN): Mentioned in Midwest Living Magazine as one of the best B&B’s in the Midwest, this is one to check out!Schenck Mansion (Vevay, IN): Also, mentioned in Midwest Living Magazine as one of the best B&B’s in the Midwest! It’s a beautiful location to behold!Cabins and Candlelight (Colfax, IN): Just twenty miles from Lafayette, these cozy little cottages are perfect for a weekend getaway. The cabins include a fireplace and Jacuzzi, and it is definitely a level of relaxation the doctor would order. It is a sweet little place!The Stone Cabin Inn (Dull’s Tree Farm; Thorntown, IN): The old log cabin is on a Christmas Tree Farm, and it is a favorite...