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Local Lafayette Area Fireworks Displays + 1

June 2018

To celebrate Independence Day there are several local fireworks displays and festivals taking place in our surrounding communities, plus one worth driving to.  They all provide activities for the entire family. 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…[ Read More ]

The Story Behind the Song “Back Home Again in Indiana” and the Indy 500

May 2018

The singing of “Back Home Again in Indiana” is the one of the most time-honored and popular traditions associated with the Indianapolis 500 auto race.  For many fans the singing of this iconic song emphasizes the Indiana roots of the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Jim Nabors Starts 41 Year Run Since 1946, “Back Home Again…[ Read More ]

Which Summer Camp Is Right for My Child?

April 2018

The range and type of summer camps available for our children offer many experiences and learning opportunities.  Camps give our children a chance to make new friends, try new things, and gain a greater sense of independence. They also learn real life skills, bolster their self-esteem and learn about being part of a larger community. …[ Read More ]

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 ]

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