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Picnics, Baseball, Zoo, Train & More: Columbian Park

Picnicking, playgrounds, aquatic center, baseball, zoo, ducks, train, and more! What do these things have in common? They can all be found at Columbian Park! I have a lot of wonderful memories at Columbian Park from throughout the years. My Grandparents lived just one block from the Park and my…

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Re-Awakening of Spring- Bennett's & Koehler Brothers Nursery

[caption id="attachment_9010" align="aligncenter" ] Bennett's[/caption] Every spring is like a re-awakening of beauty! Flowers are blooming, the grass is turning green and people are getting outdoors to embrace the warmth after a cold winter. This spring we are celebrating by visiting two lovely…

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1869 Tap Room Open To Serve Boiler Country

Finally! Purdue has a bar right on campus in the basement of the historic Purdue Memorial Union. This great addition to the food service area of the Union will allow faculty, staff, students and visitors the opportunity to sit down together over an adult beverage. The 1869 Tap Room opened for…

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Weekend Update: Purdue Grand Prix & Purdue Bands Showcase

Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana. Not to be missed this Saturday, April 22, is…

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Out To Lunch Divas Explore 6th Street Dive

[caption id="attachment_9059" align="alignright" ] The Lunch Bunch[/caption] What does comfort food mean to you? International or regional dishes? Childhood and family favorites? Or … maybe all of the above. The Dining Divas and two guests sampled some authentic “Hoosier Texican” food recently at…

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MANcation 2017 Contest Winner

We have the winner of our “MANcation 2017″ contest worth over $500! Congratulations to Terryn from Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana. She shares, "That's awesome! Thank you so much! What a way to start a Tuesday!! We recently moved back to town after living elsewhere for about 12 years, so I'm…

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Easter Update: Eggstravaganzas of Fun!

[caption id="attachment_8990" align="aligncenter" ] Shop local at the Lafayette Farmers Market![/caption] Easter 2017- what are you doing this Easter to celebrate? Are you taking your family to visit the Easter Bunny? Do you attend a religious service to celebrate your faith? Or host a family…

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Camping Season is Here!

[caption id="attachment_8974" align="alignright" ] AOK Campground[/caption] 2 Great Cities, 1 Great University, so many great camping facilities! Did you know Lafayette-West Lafayette is home to 6 different campgrounds? It is officially springtime in Indiana and that means to get out your camping…

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Happy National Beer Day

[caption id="attachment_9027" align="alignright" ] People's Brew[/caption] Craft beer. Yes, Lafayette- West Lafayette is obsessed with this craze alongside the rest of the world. We won’t settle for the same old big names anymore. Craft beer lovers will travel and spend a lot of money to find their…

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