Tax Day can get people riled up. When it comes time to write that check, tempers can flare. On April 18, 2017, though, Northshore Health Centers invited the community to come "chill out" with Kona Ice at their Portage and Lake Station offices.
This week Industrial Revolution salutes Audie Murphy (1924-1971).
As a child, Audie Leon Murphy dreamed of someday joining the Military. He enlisted after the attack of Pearl Harbor in 1941 but was declined due to underage. In 1942 he tried enlisting again and was declined by the Marines, Navy, and Army paratroopers due to his size (5’ 5-1/2” tall at 110 pounds). Through his persistence, the US Army finally accepted him and he eventually went to Europe to fight in WWII. His determination to prove himself elevated him through the ranks.
Pile on some homebrewed trivia and embrace your inner beer snob with these facts brought to you by Indiana Beverage. Cheers!
At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Italian Burger — an Angus beef and Italian sausage patty topped with fresh mozzarella and sun-dried tomato relish and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the April Beer of the Month, Bell’s Oberon.
This week Industrial Revolution salutes John William Finn (1909-2010).
John Finn was a sailor in the US Navy who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii during World War II. During the first attack by Japanese airplanes on the Naval Station, Finn promptly secured and manned a .50-caliber machinegun mounted on an instruction stand in a completely exposed section of a parking area which was under heavy enemy fire. Becoming repeatedly wounded, he continued to man this gun to return fire with complete disregard for his own pain and safety. Finally by direct orders he was persuaded to leave his post to seek medical attention.
This week Industrial Revolution salutes Philo Farnsworth (1906-1971). As a young boy, Philo loved to read Popular Science magazine and science books. By the time he entered high school, he had converted most of his family’s household appliances to electrical power and by the age of 15 he had conceived in his mind the worlds first all electronic television. In 1926 he convinced some of his friends to fund his invention efforts and a year later demonstrated the first all electronic television.
The American Creation is a slab of meat, Heinz 57, and a thick slice of gooey cheese. You can find this paradise worthy meal at Industrial Revolution Eatery and Grille in Valparaiso. Industrial Revolution is a place where customers enjoy a classic meal where the dreams of Americans – the invention of the airplane by Orville Wright, the revolution of food crops by George Washington Carver, or the building of a dream home in Margaritaville – are honored and used as ways to inspire others.
This week Industrial Revolution salutes Orville Wright (1871-1948).
Orville Wright was born on August 19, 1871 in Dayton, Ohio. Orville was a mischievous and curious boy who became fascinated with a small toy helicopter given from his father. He developed the love of flying kites and began building his own. Being more interested in hobbies then school, Orville dropped out of high school his senior year and began designing his own printing press for a print shop he worked at. Orville and his brother Wilbur later opened a bicycle shop and manufactured their own bikes in 1896. After hearing of a famous German aviator who died in a glider crash, the brothers became convinced that with better designs, human flight was possible.
At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Grilled Brat Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with a grilled brat, stout onions, vinegar slaw and whole grain mayo and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the March Beer of the Month, Upland Champagne Velvet.
Looking for a place to satisfy your beer connoisseur buddies and your foodie friends at the same time? Industrial Revolution has you covered. They always have creative menu items and the tastiest, latest brews on tap.
It would be an understatement to say that Wisconsin-born Bessica Raiche broke the mold of how women in the 20th century were expected to conduct themselves on both a professional and personal level. She was a proto-feminist who wore bloomers, drove a car, shot guns, and practiced medicine, first as a dentist and then as one of the first female specialists in obstetrics and gynecology in the United States.