Racine & Me: Archives Bar and Grill gives back

Racine & Me: Archives Bar and Grill gives back

BURLINGTON, WI (CBS 58) -- Archives Bar and Grill in Burlington is a family-run business focused on giving back to the community. 

Samantha Boyle and Lauren Hanline are the owners of the bar and joined us in studio to talk about their efforts. 

They serve scratch-made food with a full bar and friendly atmosphere.

Archives has weekly specials including Build Your Own Grilled Cheese Mondays, Wrap Wednesdays, Fish Fry Fridays, Patty Melt Saturdays, and Wing Sundays. Their fish fry won a local community voted competition via Burlington’s Chamber of Commerce or Experience Burlington, voted on by other community members!

Boyle and Hanline released more information below: 

"Our menu is scratch made, including all of our sauces AND all of our fryers are dedicated gluten free along with pretty much everything else we make in house. The recipes were created by co-owner Gary, the mastermind behind the menu and the whole idea of Archives to begin with. Our soon to be famous gluten free beer batter is also a family recipe coming from our great Uncle George.* We like to focus heavily on our community and fundraisers for local nonprofits.* 1) Make a Wish for our 1 year anniversary - raised $6,500 to sponsor a wish kid to go to Florida* 2) Ladles of Love - teamed with Royal Canine and raised $1,200 for Woof Gang Rescue* 3) Pay it Forward program - Partnering with LOVE inc. this is an ongoing effort to raise money to provide dinner for the less fortunate in our community (family night, date night, etc) * 4) We are always open to more ideas and ways to give back!* We try to host many different activities in house* 1) Trivia Night Thursdays, with some themed trivia nights sprinkled in such as Harry Potter, Seinfeld, Disney and most recently we have Taylor Swift Trivia coming on February 4th - see Archives Facebook or Americas Pub Quiz for more details and upcoming events* 2) We collaborate with other local spots to do things like the hot cocoa walk coming up on February 17th and multiple bar crawls throughout the year where the proceeds go to different charities. We aim to be apart of every local event that comes to be. * 3) Live local music every weekend - Every Saturday for the most part, some Fridays as well and karaoke the first Saturday of every month* 4) We host paint and sips with local artists as the teachers, gnome painting classes with Lauryn of Luberrys, cookie decorating classes with Andrea of Cookie Corner. We also like to bring in vendors for small shopping events sporadically throughout the year.* In house we have a free Shuffle board, free Dart Board, coin operated pool table, and gaming machines* We have Monthly sandwich features that are always delicious. Most recently the Chickadee Chutney Bleu Cheese Chicken inspired by Lauren for her birthday month.* We have Monthly drink specials and a rotating beer list and we also feature many mocktails and nonalcoholic beers and seltzer including CBD mocktails and CBD pouches for sale from Your Pretty Dope.* Upcoming Events to Feature* 1) Feb. 3rd 90s Karaoke @ 9pm* 2) Feb. 4th Taylor Swift Trivia @ 5pm* 3) Feb. 5th Valentines Gnome Painting Class with Lauryn of Luberrys @ 6pm* 4) Feb. 7th Love Shack Cookie Decorating Class with Cookie Corner @ 6pm* 5) Feb. 17th The Tri-County Riders Annual Chili Cook-off for Love Inc. * 6) America’s Pub Quiz Trivia every Thursday night* 7) Live Music most Saturdays and some Friday nights. 

Archives is located at: 356 N Pine St, Burlington, WI 53105

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