Don’t underestimate the power of social media. It can hook you into the 411 of Fort Wayne, Indiana with the click of a mouse or a touch of a screen on a smart phone. Locals already follow many of these Twitter handles for the latest events and news. Join them and stay up to date with Fort Wayne — via Twitter. Here are my picks personal picks for the 10 Fort Wayne Twitter accounts to follow. In no particular order…
1) @VisitFortWayne provides your go-to source for family friendly and visitor-centered events, along with information for meeting planners and locals.
2) @FortWayne_com is a website that combines Fort Wayne’s two local newspapers, The Journal Gazette and The News-Sentinel. News from both papers are loaded to the site along with local events listings, blogs and community calendars.
3) @FortWayneTrails is your go to source for walking, biking and canoeing the Fort. Outdoors recreation in Fort Wayne at its best!
4) @fwdid is the handle for Downtown Fort Wayne. Stay in touch with all the happenings and events downtown by following the Downtown Improvement District.
5) @allencountyinfo is the Twitter account for Allen County, Indiana government, the county seat for Fort Wayne. Have a question prior to your visit? Ask here to get the inside scoop direct from county staff
6) @acwmcoliseum showcases any and all happenings at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, an entertainment complex and home to local sports teams. Upcoming concerts, performances and events — on a national level — all take place here and are Tweeted frequently.
7) @FortWayneParks is similar to the trails handle but will provide specific information on the dozens of parks in Fort Wayne, along with activities held on-site from ice skating, to golf and tennis. Stay up to date with events at the parks here too!
8) @ftwaynechamber is an integral Twitter account. As in many cities The Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce is the hub of activities, events, new businesses and the promotion of current businesses.
9) @TinCaps is your g0-to resource for all information on Fort Wayne’s own minor league baseball team the Tin Caps.
10) @FWKomets should not be forgotten either as the go to resource for Fort Wayne’s popular hockey team — the Komets.
These are a few of my “must-follows.” Any others that you would recommend?