Nothing but Net!

Design Basketball

Falls is near but summer in Griddle Creek is not over yet. The weather is still nice enough to shoot some hoops outside. If you’re in town today get out and enjoy it.

What to do: If you are like Hugo, you go out and try to capture some video footage to post to your social media page.

Where to do it: Hugo is down at Early Bird Park trying to convince people he is the third Splash Brother. Right now, he looks more like a distant cousin.

Inside tip: If Hugo asks you to film one of his trick shots, make sure you have fully charged phone and a lot of patience.

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Don’t call it a Comeback!

Design Frozen Dinner

Don’t call it a comeback, they’ve been here for years. Of course, we are referring to frozen dinners. They may have fallen out of favor in years past but they’re back! If you need a quick meal or are too tired to cook, then this could be the answer.

What to do: Pick out a few different ones to try. Pop them in the microwave and enjoy.

Where to do it: Enjoy your frozen dinner in the comfort of your own home, no lines, no waiting, and you don’t have to tip your server.

Inside tip: Even the Sunnyside Dinner is getting in on the action and has a line of frozen dinners available in all Griddle Creek grocery stores.

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Design Football

Where is everybody? This week’s game has been rescheduled due to the start of the football regular season. It appears everybody got the memo except Fluffy. They are not running late Fluffy, they are not coming.

What to do: Celebrate the start of the season. Learn the names of the new players on your team.

Where to do it: In front of the biggest television screen you can find. Griddle Creek does not have a professional football team.

Inside tip: Take your phone off vibrate and check your messages often.

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With Cherries on Top!

Design Banana Split

The Sunnyside Diner is serving classic Banana Splits this weekend. When the weather gets too hot outside, come inside for a cool refreshment. They are good any time of the day.

What to do: Why stress yourself out trying to recreate these at home? Let the professionals handle it for you. Order one for breakfast, we’re not judging.

Where to do it: Why the Sunnyside Diner, of course! Make your way there before the special is over.

Inside tip: Wear your comfortable eating pants, it’s a large sundae.

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Top of the World!

Design Ferris Wheel

It is the last day of the Griddle Creek Town Fair. If you plan to visit the Fair today is your last chance. It has been another successful year for the Fair with new attractions and bigger attendance crowds than last year.

What to do: The most classic ride at the Fair is the Ferris Wheel. All ages of fairgoers love the Ferris Wheel. Unlike rollercoasters, it is something the whole family can enjoy.

Where to do it: The Ferris Wheel runs all day long. Once in the cars, the wheel can feel a lot taller than it does from the ground. This ride is not for people who are afraid of heights.

Inside tip: The view from the top of the Ferris Wheel is amazing, it feels like you’re on top of the world.

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Everything is Fair Game!

Design State Fair

It is another beautiful day at the Griddle Creek Town Fair. If you have not had a chance to go yet there is still time to visit. Come on down, the fairgrounds await you.

What to do: You will never go hungry at the fair. One of the most popular fair activities is eating. Have fun choosing, there are lots of on-a-stick items to choose from.

Where to do it: Head down to the Griddle Creek fairgrounds. There are so many food vendors to choose from. You are sure to find a food vendor selling something you like.

Inside tip: There is no limit to what foods can be put on a stick, everything is fair game. Fair food just tastes better on a stick.

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Slide or Die!

Design Giant Slide

It is opening week at the Griddle Creek Town Fair. The GC Town Fair showcases the best animals, rides, and foods on-a-stick. The Griddle Creek Town Fair is quite the event for both locals and tourists.

What to do: One of the most popular rides at the fair is still the Jumbo Slide. Riders climb the stairs to the top, grab a burlap sack, and enjoy the ride down to the bottom. There is officially no racing allowed on the Jumbo Slide however you’ll find that racing to the bottom is what most sliders do.

Where to do it: Head down to the Griddle Creek fairgrounds. Once inside grab a handful of ride tickets and head over to the Jumbo Slide. Anybody at the fair can point you in the right direction. Come down and have some fun.

Inside tip: The Jumbo Slide is a fast ride. We do not suggest you go down the Jumbo Slide on a full stomach. Also, Wyat likes to capture the races he wins with a winning selfie.

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Rolling on the River!

Design Lazy River Night

The luxurious Maple Hotel knows how to do it right; they have the best lazy river experience in Griddle Creek.

What to do: Put on your favorite bathing suit, grab a float and let the current carry your stress away as you float around the river.

Where to do it: Make your way over to the Maple Hotel pool area and ask for the Lazy River. If you wish to avoid children, the Lazy River is open to adults only after 10 pm.

Inside tip: The LED neon pool lights come on at 9 pm. If you see any neon colors in the water before 9 pm please exit the pool and notify somebody.

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Batter Up!

Design baseball diamond


Play ball. The Griddle Creek summer league is in full swing. Spend a fun day out in the warm summer air.

What to do: Join a summer league and come out to enjoy some friendly competition. Even if you are not playing the games are still enjoyable to watch. Come and cheer on your favorite team.

Where to do it: There are lots of ways to sign up. Come out to Early Bird Field and talk to some of the coaches before or after the game. There is also a signup sheet in the Sunnyside Diner.

Inside tip: It’s hard for a certain player to score runs when the fielders pay attention to the scouting report.


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It’s Fry-Day!

Design Fry Day

It’s like they say, there is always room for fries.

What to do: Come on down to the Sunnyside Diner and test that theory.

Inside tip: Bring your appetite, you’re going to need it.


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