FOOD & DRINK
Annual Optimist Fishing Derby Set For Saturday June 3
The Optimist Fishing Derby will be held Saturday June 3 for area youth and their families at the Frankfort Lagoons (north of Frankfort on Union Road). This is an Indiana Free Fishing Day. Indiana residents do not need a license to fish. Registration begins at 9am with fishing till noon....
Greater Lafayette residents prepare their summer gardens
LAFAYETTE (Star City News) - The kids are out of school, the weather is warming, and the unofficial start of summer, is finally here. Some folks are taking advantage of the long weekend to get their gardens ready for the start of summer.
The 8 best cafes in Lafayette, Indiana, according to Yelp
Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated cafes in Lafayette using data from Yelp.
Intersection closing causes Donut Day disaster
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - The closing of the intersection of South 4th Street and Teal Road is closing on June 1. It will make it harder to get to many businesses in the area. For Mary Lou Donuts, the day of the closing couldn't have been worse. "Our situation comes...
‘Too Little, Too Late’ to open at Athens Arts
Jolynn Reigeluth, who turns 30 this year, has a muse that speaks to her loud and clear and in a fabulous array of bright colors. Her art show, “Too Little, Too Late,” opens at Athens Arts Gallery in downtown Crawfordsville on Thursday and runs through July 15. Do not miss this fiesta of an art experience just right for summer.
Round the Fountain Art Fair returns to Lafayette Saturday
LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Lovers of both art and downtown Lafayette have at least 75 reasons to take a stroll around the Tippecanoe County Courthouse, as the Round the Fountain Art Fair fills the streets. In its 49th year, the Round the Fountain Art Fair promises to bring some 75...
Weekend planner: Memorial Day weekend edition
GREATER LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A long Memorial Day weekend is ahead. We're telling you all the ways you can celebrate with News 18's weekend planner. First up: The Round the Fountain Art Fair runs from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The one-day art fair at the Tippecanoe...
Best Places to Brunch in Greater Lafayette
Brunch! When you think of this word, what comes to mind? The definition is the following: "a late morning meal eaten instead of breakfast and lunch." What a boring definition for a meal that we think is so much fun. Brunch is fascinating cocktails, a bouffage of delectable breakfast and lunch specialty treats, and memorable time spent with family and friends.
All Day Breakfast in Greater Lafayette
Breakfast Definition: a meal eaten in the morning, the first of the day. But guess what? We live in this great place called America and if we choose to eat breakfast at noon or at 8pm, we can! Why? Because it makes life just a little bit more fun!. Check...
Prairie Creek Park Summer Concert Series Kicks Off This Weekend
Cindy Loveless will be at Prairie Creek Park on Saturday broadcasting live as the City of Frankfort kicks off their summer concert series. Cindy will be there from 4-6 p.m., before a 6:30 show with Big Eighties, and an 8:30 performance from Ex Generation. Come out and ramp up with Cindy for two great bands, and the summer concert series season debut, from the City of Frankfort, and WILO.
Aaron Wilson talks with vets in Lafayette, Indiana for VetsRoll
LAFAYETTE, IN. (WIFR) - 23 News’s very own Aaron Wilson climbs aboard and joins vets as they make the drive to Washington D.C. for VetsRoll. They stopped in Lafayette, Indiana to eat breakfast as a group and meet one another before hitting the road for the long drive. Wilson talked with Dale Gunderson, one of the vets, who said this entire experience is emotional.
Looking for things to do over the long weekend (and beyond)? We can help
Starting with a minute of silence, the event at 3 p.m. will pay formal respects to the sacrifices veterans made. This event will be in the Purdue Memorial Union Great Hall. Activities include inflatables, face, painting, volleyball, raffle drawings, an open gym and pie eating contest. This free event is at the Faith West Community Center, 1920 Northwestern Ave., West Lafayette, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Big Dipper named Indy’s Best Milkshake
The people have chosen…and the winner of Indy’s Best Milkshake is The Big Dipper Ice Cream Parlor (902 Mill St.) in Crawfordsville!. The family-owned ice cream shop is conveniently located next to Milligan Park and has been open since 1955. “We have a lot of shake flavors,” said...
Paw Pals Annual Wag A Thon Held Saturday Under Beautiful Skies
Around 25 Dogs were in the Paw Pals annual Wag A Thon Saturday morning. The weather was perfect for a dog walk. President of Paw Pals,Pam Butz says this is their 23rd annual Wag A Thon, It is always held on the 3rd Saturday of May. Paw Pals is a...
Indy's Best Milkshake Winner: The Big Dipper
The Big Dipper Ice Cream Parlor is family owned and ready to serve you. It's conveniently located next to Milligan Park in Crawfordsville, Indiana. The Big Dipper Ice Cream Parlor is family owned and ready to serve you. It's conveniently located next to Milligan Park in Crawfordsville, Indiana. 1 man...
House plants call library home
Crawfordsville District Public Library’s second-floor house plant collection is growing. We currently have more than 11 different types of plants that call CDPL home. If you haven’t visited before, our plants are a welcoming sight in the Reference and Local History department on the second floor. Throughout the floor, various houseplants encourage you to sit and read in one of our many quiet areas upstairs. Don’t forget to look at our cacti in the first floor Reading Room too. Many patrons comment on how nice the plants look, and it’s because they are happy.
Linden Depot Museum combines 1837 and 2023 tech
LINDEN — The Linden Depot Museum has gone solar. A solar panel was recently installed to charge the two 12-volt batteries that power hydraulic motor for the museum’s 1837 Norris 4-2-0 steam engine replica. The replica engine was not built for use with live steam. “The solar panel...
Crescendos plan spring concert
It’s spring concert time for the Crescendos, the local women’s choral group. They will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $5 at the door or from any choral member. The group has been directed by Marsha Smith for over 50 years, and...
Fowler House Mansion restaurant, event venue to remain open
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Fowler House Mansion will not close June 1 this year, as was announced in March. A change in leadership is keeping the historic restaurant and event space alive. Matt Jonkman is resigning as President of the 1852 Foundation's Board of directors. The new president...
Frankfort Parks Department Launches Online Reservations
The City of Frankfort Parks Department has launched their facility reservations online starting May 15, 2023. Citizens and visitors can reserve the. Frankfort Neighborhood Center, Prairie Creek Park, Shelters, and Sapphire Bay season passes online. “We started looking for a better way to track season passes and check-ins at the...
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