During the course of the year, there are three primary NABC businesses: The Pizzeria & Public House (3312 Plaza Drive); Bank Street Brewhouse (415 Bank Street); and the combined brewing operation occurring at both locations.
As the following list illustrates, in summertime a fourth whole effort gears up. It’s the all-purpose umbrella title of “events season,” which requires quite a lot of planning and manpower. It includes setting up accounts at venues (Dubois County Bombers, Derby City Roller Girls); catering (Bicentennial Park concert series, last week’s Culbertson Mansion Garden Party); and pouring samples at beer geek gatherings (Fishers on Tap).
The list doesn’t include hosting my 35th high school reunion on Friday the 28th at Bank Street Brewhouse, or the music we’re planning at Lloyd’s Landing (at BSB) beginning on June 29th.
NABC now has more than 60 full- and part-time employees working at their various jobs at our on-premise locations, and during events season, it takes each of them to accomplish all of the event commitments — some by holding the bricks ‘n’ mortar forts, others by volunteering to stage or pour. We manage to keep most of the balls in the air. It could not be done without our workers, so cheers to them.
Now through the end of June: