When Did the NCAA Basketball Tournament Start and Other Interesting Facts

March 2018

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament tips off on Tuesday with 68 teams all hoping to make it to the championship game on Monday, April 2 in San Antonio.  Although no team below an 11 seed has ever made it to the Final Four, every team still has to lace up their shoes and go out…[ Read More ]

One Tank Spring Break Get-Aways

February 2018

Don’t want to fight the lines and delays, and incur the expense of air travel this spring break, but you still want to get out of town.  Here are some “one tank” destinations within a 400 mile radius of Lafayette, that can be interesting and fun places to go. North or South?  What direction do…[ Read More ]

Your #!@%&* Car Won’t Start

January 2018

Your car won’t start, you have trouble stopping, or your vehicle takes forever to warm up.  These are common problems that arise when the weather turns bad, the temperatures drop below freezing, and you don’t have time to deal with your car, truck or SUV breaking down. The Importance of Routine Vehicle Maintenance With the…[ Read More ]

Happy Holidays from the Boys at Beck’s

December 2017

One of the real joys of the holiday season is the opportunity to say thank you and wish you the very best for the New Year. Have a very Merry Christmas and as you travel over the holidays to visit family and friends be safe wherever you may go. The Boys of Beck’s Auto Center…[ Read More ]

Beck’s Will Get You to the Mall and Back While We Work on Your Car

November 2017

Holiday Shuttle Service While Your Car is in the Shop How do you combine holiday shopping with getting your vehicle ready for your holiday travels?  It’s simple.  Make an appointment to drop your car off at Beck’s and we’ll shuttle you to and from the Mall or other local shopping center.  Getting Your Vehicle Ready…[ Read More ]

Trick or Treat for Big and Little Kids … Lafayette Area Halloween Activities

October 2017

For the little ones there are a number of area Halloween events that are safe and “not too” spooky.  For those older and braver souls, there are activities for you, too. Don’t miss out on our “$10 Off Any Service” coupon at the bottom of this post. Boo at the Zoo Oct. 25, 26 and…[ Read More ]

The Top Tailgating Schools in the Big Ten

September 2017

It’s football season and the phenomenon of tailgating has already begun.  Tailgating has continued to grow in popularity to where over 30 million fans take part each fall.  A University of Minnesota study found that in 2016, 18% of fans tailgated before the game. Princeton University claims to have held the first tailgate in 1869…[ Read More ]

Lafayette-West Lafayette After School Programs and Activities for Kids

August 2017

For working parents who need after school care and may not have lined up something yet, we’ve compiled a list of some of the areas after school programs that offer a number of activities for children. For others just looking for after school activities for their children, we’ve listed a few of these as well….[ Read More ]

Back to School Fun Facts and More

July 2017

It’s a sure sign that summer is coming to an end when you start seeing all the Back to School sales. Many of the kids are looking forward to returning to school to see their friends and take part in school activities.  And in a non-scientific straw poll 9 out of 10 parents were also…[ Read More ]

Greater Lafayette Fireworks, Parades and Festivals

June 2017

Celebrate the Fourth of July with Your Neighbors Take advantage of the many local 4th of July celebrations taking place around Greater Lafayette. We’ve listed those we are aware of and included the details we found on each.  All of the fireworks displays start at dusk, which in this area is around 9:45 – 10…[ Read More ]

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"Out of all the shops I looked into then was the best down to earth group. They are friendly, and do the work really well. ... Read More"


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