Spotlight on Dog N Suds

Spotlight on Dog N Suds

One of the sure signs of spring in Greater Lafayette, IN is Dog N Suds sweeping away their Christmas tree pine needles to prepare for their opening day. This year, Dog N Suds‘ opening day is February 25th, 2019. We’re excited to begin this season with Greater Lafayette, IN! Join the community at Dog N Suds for a coney dog sale for the first 3 days they’re open. That’s 99 cent coney dogs for all day Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (February 25th – 27th, 2019)! Dog N Suds History According to the Dog N Suds official website, “Dog n Suds had a humble beginning back in 1953 in Champaign, IL when Don Hamacher and Jim Griggs, two music teachers from the University of Illinois, opened a hot dog and root beer stand. Rapidly, Hamacher and Griggs’ success became known in Central Illinois, which led them to forego the teaching profession and get into the fast-food franchising business full time. Dog n Suds in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s became one of the most successful fast-food franchises in the country. “ The Lafayette, IN Dog N Suds’s been rocking their location since 1956. In 2005, Dog N Suds welcomed the West Lafayette, IN location into the family. Today, ” 66 years later, Dog n Suds is still alive and well with 20 restaurant locations around the country and retail sale of its ‘World Famous’ Root Beer through a network of distributors nationwide.” Dog N Suds Menu The classic feel and style of the drive up at Dog N Suds is something we all know and love about it! However, coney...
9 Things to Know About the Tippecanoe Public Library

9 Things to Know About the Tippecanoe Public Library

The Tippecanoe County Public Library houses some amazing resources for us here in the Greater Lafayette, IN community. No matter your age or season in life, the Tippecanoe County Public Library can serve you. Our library provides these things simply aiding it “for a better today and tomorrow.” Click here to view the official website for more information. Mission statement: “To be our community’s leader in encouraging and promoting reading, literacy, and lifelong learning.” We think that’s super cool!The Tippecanoe County Public Library offers a “product list” on their Facebook. Here’s a list of some things you can expect to see! “Our collection includes books, audio books, CDs, DVDs, downloadables, CD-ROMs, databases, wifi internet access, study rooms, Spanish-language materials, and meeting room spaces.”The Tippecanoe County Public Library offers fun program each month. For example, for the month of February 2019, they’re hosting the “Family Read Along” promoting families reading together! Families that report how many hours they read together at home in the month of February receive prizes for their accomplishments. March 2019 has a book sale. Keep your eyes on their website or look for posters inside the branches for information on monthly programs!There are currently three locations to the Tippecanoe County Public Library System. The oldest (Downtown) was established in 1882 and the newest (Wyandotte) as built in 2016.Coming soon! Tippecanoe County Public Library SOUTH BRANCH. Plans are in the works.The Mobile Library surfs Lafayette, IN area neighborhoods throughout the year. It’s a large trailer filled with books from the library, giving everyone a chance to utilize the learn. It operates on 3 schedules. Click here to...
Brunch Spots in Greater Lafayette, IN

Brunch Spots in Greater Lafayette, IN

Brunch n. “a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch.” Whether you’re an everyday-breakfast or no-breakfast type of person, brunches never disappoint. Brunch is a real art form, and restaurants in the Lafayette, IN area take it very seriously. There are so many delicious options in our area. So, we did you all a solid, and collected a list of our favorites! Check out these Greater Lafayette, IN brunch hot spots! Specialty or Weekend Brunch Menus Fowler House Mansion (Lafayette, IN): Join the Fowler House for brunch the second Sunday of every month. The theme and menu changes by month! Walk -in’s are welcome. They also host of special events as well such as Easter brunch, Mother’s Day Brunch, and more. Click here to keep an updated eye on calendar of events!The Trails (West Lafayette, IN): The Trails is famous for their Sunday brunch. It’s open every Sunday from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. “Voted Best Buffet 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 by the Journal & Courier Reader’s Choice Awards.” This brunch spot serves prime rib, crepes, and more.Bistro 501 (Lafayette,IN): Chicken and Waffles, Smoked Salmon Crepes, B’s and G’s, GF pancakes, breakfast Tamales, and more are all on the menu! Click here to view more.Black Sparrow (Lafayette, IN): This stylish pub with eclectic decor offers brunch the last Sunday of each month from 10am – 3pm. You won’t want to miss this every changing menu with innovative versions of brunch. Must be 21+ to enter. Click here to view their menu.DT Kirby’s (Lafayette, IN): This brunch special will leave you coming...
Spotlight on New Richmond, IN

Spotlight on New Richmond, IN

Out in the rural area of our Greater Lafayette, IN community, sits the little town of New Richmond, IN. This one lighted, farm town is rich in history. In 1985, part of the movie Hoosiers calss good ol’ New Richmond, IN its home base. The movie put the town of about 350 people on the map, and has since left its mark on little things- such as the street signs. Instead of the traditional green, the signs are red, decorated with basketballs and converse. Little things like this lurk all over the town. Go ahead and give Hoosiers a watch if you want to understand the art of basketball in Indiana. Then give New Richmond, IN a visit, and you’ll really fall in love with our Hoosier Heartland. Amenities of New Richmond, IN There are two stores in New Richmond, IN. The Hickory Cafe and the Hickory Store. Visit The Hickory Cafe for all day breakfast, the Berge burger or pork tenderloins for lunch, and steaks or catfish or other platters for dinner. Hoosiers left its mark here too. The Hickory Cafe holds pictures from the film set of Gene Hackman and some of the locals that participated in the movie. It’s a cool place to visit after a country drive. The Hickory Store is a convenient store and it’s just that- convenient. It’s a one stop shop aiding you in you everyday life needs. Another rich historical part of New Richmond, IN is their post office. It’s been there since the 1800’s. We just think that is cool! New Richmond, IN has a park with a large pond...
Spotlight on Instant Copy

Spotlight on Instant Copy

In Downtown Lafayette, IN, on the corner of 7th and Main, sits Instant Copy. Open at this locations since 1985, Instant Copy is your Lafayette, IN resource for all things printing, binding, and designing. Instant Copy will enthusiastically work with you on projects, and they will make sure everything comes out just how you want it. This company’s been in it’s same location for a long time for good reason! Instant Copy Services This team of 8 individuals work hard to accomplish all aspects of your office-related dreams, ideas, and goals. Instant Copy will do their best to make your’s become a reality! Here is a comprehensive list of the services Instant Copy provides according to their website: “Commercial Services Digital and Offset PrintingModern 4 Color Presses and Digital :  Full Color Brochures, Postcards and Invitations, Catalogs, Banners and Signs Graphic Design Visit our in-house creative studio that loves to conceive, design and build digital experiences for people, brands and events.We work on projects of all sizes, from designing business identities, to event posters, and product flyers.Our favorite work is typically our latest, as we tend to talk our clients in to doing something new and fun. Bindery Services Cutting, FoldingLaminatingall types of Binding (From Spiral, Comb, to Perfect)” There are just a few more noteworthy services Instant Copy offers. Faxing is available. Come in and send a fax nice and easy!Instant Copy offers free pick up and delivery. That’s an amazing service for all of you busy people out there! We are thankful for this local, Lafayette, IN staple business! “Taking pride in doing even the smallest project...
Spotlight on Bru Burger

Spotlight on Bru Burger

Our team had the pleasure of receiving a special invite to the soft opening of Bru Burger – downtown Lafayette’s newest dining experience, opening February 12th, 2019! Welcome to the Lafayette community, Bru Burger! About Bru Burger Bru Burger‘s been uping the hamburger game since 2011. The original location sits on Massachusetts Ave., in Indiana‘s very own Indianapolis. Owned and operated by the Cunningham Restaurant Group (CRG), their description of the restaurant’s style and ambiance is this: ” BRU … reflect[s] the fun and excitement of the urban dweller. ” Bur Burger now represents the face of the hamburger with 10 locations throughout Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. We’re glad to welcome this growing company to Lafayette, IN! One prominent factor to Bru Burger’s business plan is its active presence in the community. Bru Burger resources its daily functioning needs from all local places. That includes meats, beer, and other products for their menu items. This little detail means they’re loving our community well. Not to mention, paper straws and recyclable to-go containers prove their love our environment, too. We love this earth-conscious aspect of this company! Bru Burger’s design is an up-to-date modern finish with all kinds of seating. High tables, bar seating, booths, and more serve you with any kind of need. It’s strategic location by the Wabash River gives great access to some of the most beautiful views in Lafayette and West Lafayette, IN. Eat here and then go for a walk in both sister cities. Bru Burger Menu The main catch and draw of the restaurant is their love for the American classic hamburger, but they...