Spotlight on Legacy Courts and Legacy Sports Club

Spotlight on Legacy Courts and Legacy Sports Club

The Legacy Sports Complex offers the Greater Lafayette, IN area something unique. This facility focuses on and masters the game. Which game, you ask? That’s what makes this place so awesome! They extend to our community the opportunity to play Baskteball, Volleyball, Softball, indoor and outdoor soccer, Lacrosse, and more. Some of these sports extend from ages 4 – adult level, and some offer club skill level participation. First thing to note, is that the Legacy Sports Complex divides into 2 categories and locations: Legacy Courts and Legacy Sports Club. Here are the details describing each location and their specialty. Legacy Courts Their moto is Play like a Pro! and this facility enables you to do just that. According to the website, “Legacy Courts is a 40,000 sqft facility comprised of 4 state-of-the-art, maple hardwood, high school regulation, basketball and volleyball courts and a spacious clubhouse. There is ample comfortable seating for spectators, LED lighting, provision adaptive video scoring systems, and the mezzanine for elevated viewing. The arena is temperature and humidity controlled to maintain the condition of the floors and for our athletes and patrons comfort..” Basketball runs during Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. It starts at age 4 with the Little Dribblers, and also has adult leagues. Training options vary by session! Just check the website for clarity.The volleyball section, The Academy, linked forces with the Junior Boilers creating club volleyball opportunities for girls ages 10 – 18. Other programs include: “fall youth league, little spiker’s clinic, and additional training opportunities!” Legacy Sports Club Legacy Sports Club has so much going on! This facility has indoor and outdoor soccer fields...
Specialty Valentine’s Day Dinners and Events in Greater Lafayette, IN 2018

Specialty Valentine’s Day Dinners and Events in Greater Lafayette, IN 2018

Ooh lala. Love is in the air! Greater Lafayette, IN has options when it comes to Valentine’s Day! Whether you and your honey are into dinner and a movie, a night out on the town, or your fun-loving, adventurous spirits will spend the evening rock climbing together at Climb Lafayette, there is something for everyone in our neck of the woods. Additionally, there are unique specialty events hosted by some local Lafayette, IN businesses and organizations to consider when planning your special, unforgettable, Valentine’s night. Here are some fun events that offer different ways to celebrate! February 14th, 2019 Valentine’s Day Dinner at the Fowler House Mansion (Downtown; Lafayette, IN)7:00 – 8:30 PM “… romantic dinner by candlelight [and entertainment by violin]… Enjoy a formal buffet of Prime Rib with a Red Wine Au Jus or Strawberry Balsamic Baked Salmon with sides of Asparagus, Hassleback Potatoes, White Wine Tortellini Carbonara, and Moroccan Glazed Heirloom Carrots on a bed of Mint Couscous.. $50 per person.” This dinner includes wine and dessert as well! Click here to view the facebook event. Perfectly Paired: Wine and Chocolate (Wildcat Creek Winery; Lafayette, IN): 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. “Share a decadent evening with your loved one by enjoying Wildcat Creek Wines paired with Wolf’s Fine Chocolates. Purchase your ticket at the winery (or over the phone – 765.838.3498) for $20/person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.” Group seating available for friend groups as well! Click here to view the Facebook Event. Valentine’s Day Wine & Painting (Painting with a Twist; Lafayette, IN)7:00 – 9:00 P.M. “Enjoy step by step painting while sipping a little bit of wine! This exclusive...
Simple Kitchen DIY

Simple Kitchen DIY

Do you look at your kitchen and feel like it needs a little something? Good news, friends! There are SO MANY simple things you can do to give your kitchen a fresh look. Here are just a few ideas to spark imaginative, detailed work in your Greater Lafayette, IN area kitchen. This list includes upgrades and renovations of all shapes, sizes, and financial budgets. However, all have one thing in common: they’re relatively simple to design and accomplish in your home. For your information, the kitchen designers at Home Depot offer free consultations. This is a great resource to grab hold of when planning the details of your kitchen upgrade. Simple Kitchen DIY Let’s start with paint. Paint, paint, and more paint will lift your kitchen’s ambiance. Paint on the walls and cabinets make everything look new. Click here to view a step by step guide to painting your cabinets!Add a backsplash. Backsplashes can be simple to put up, and as we said before, it can provide a pop of color for you kitchen. Click here to view some backsplashes for all kitchen types.Fun comes when you use dry erase boards of chalk paint for the interior cabinet doors. Use this space to create grocery lists, meal plans, or love notes for your spouse. Add lighting! Lighting gives dimension to your counter tops, cabinets, and backsplash combinations. Add lighting under your cabinets, replace outdated lighting from your ceiling with industrial-modern lighting, or if you’re feeling really ambitious, add can lighting. Add details in your storage. Less is more when it storing kitchen items on your counter tops. You need...
Fine Dining in Greater Lafayette, IN

Fine Dining in Greater Lafayette, IN

You already know we are foodies over here at the Romanski Group. That means we have a deep appreciation for food of all types. We love informing you on the best places to eat in Greater Lafayette, IN for any occasion! Whether you’re taking your honey out “just because”, anniversaries, birthdays, or with a Love is in the air attitude for Valentine’s Day, Greater Lafayette, IN has something to please your taste buds. These restaurants each offer something different in the fine dining experience, but they’re all on the same level with their quality. Tender meats at steakhouses, small plates that look like artwork, or amazing homemade pasta creations are all on the list. We’re drooling already… Bistro 501 (Downtown; Lafayette, IN): This is delicious, artistic food! The French inspired cuisine coupled with the French inspired interior gives a classic feel, providing something different than anything else in Lafayette, IN! East End Grill (Downtown; Lafayette, IN): On Trip Advisor, East End Grill is the number 1 restaurant in Lafayette based on reviews. East End Grill offers a variety of options which include, sandwiches, tacos, steaks, and pastas. The atmosphere is modern, industrial with beautiful detail! Folie (Downtown; Lafayette, IN): This is a new(er) restaurant to the area. It’s another French inspired dining with a New American twist! La Scala (Downtown; Lafayette, IN): This one’s a crowd favorite! Every dish is Italian-inspired and perfectly delicious! Get simple dishes such as spaghetti and meat balls or go all out for some veal wrapped asparagus! La Scala is a must try!McGraw’s Steak, Chop, and Fish House (West Lafayette, IN): McGraw‘s sits just...
Spotlight on the Celery Bog Nature Area and Lilly Nature Center

Spotlight on the Celery Bog Nature Area and Lilly Nature Center

A breath of fresh air sits in the heart of West Lafayette, IN at the Celery Bog. This 195 acre property gives plenty of space to spread out and enjoy everything this area of the marshy prairie has to offer. The land displays a stunning, 100 acre bog with a 4 mile paved bike trail and a 1.5 mile footpath hugging the view. Waltz through the area with you best puppy friend, go for a bike ride, or just view everything this sweet, city retreat offers at your next visit to the Celery Bog. It’s beautiful covered in snow, spring flowers, summer greenery, and fall leaves. You’ll be glad you came. About the Celery Bog Nature Area What’s a bog? According to Webster’s Dictionary: “wet muddy ground too soft to support a heavy body.” All right! Now we know what to expect. The bog area, or wetland, is just that. It’s not accessible to swim or anything, but it’s beautiful to look at!The Celery Bog Nature Area separates into 2 areas: the bog and the prairie. Most of the trail is in the prairie area. Opportunities to see wildlife here is high. Look out for birds such as hawks, squirrels, turtles, and frogs. Here’s some historical information on the area from Purdue University’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences: ” For much of the 20th century the wetland was drained and farmed.  Celery, as well as other crops, was grown in the rich peat of the drained wetland.  However, the agricultural drainage system constantly failed, which resulted in the termination of farming in the wetland. Thus, part of...