Riverfront Activities

Cindy's Diner - a Fort Wayne tradition since 1952

If you’ve got a hankering for delicious unfussy comfort food, look no further than Cindy’s Diner. Perched on the corner of Harrison and Wayne in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, this bustling little greasy spoon serves up traditional breakfast and lunch fare with a 1950s Americana vibe…

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The Fort Wayne Ballet Presents Peter Pan

Join the Fort Wayne Ballet for an enchanted performance about the boy who can fly! This February, the Fort Wayne Ballet presents Peter Pan, based on the J.M. Barrie classic story about Peter and his friends as they share adventures on the island of Neverland. As part of the Ballet’s Family…

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Down on the Farm at Fort Wayne's Botanical Conservatory

Did you have a Fisher-Price farm when you were growing up? Remember back in 1968 when it first came out, there was a red barn with a silo, a chicken, a rooster, a cow, a horse and wagon, as well as four wooden people? I named those farmers something like Ma, Pa, Freddy and Mary. (I named…

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Unlock Ancient Mysteries of History at Conference

Did you know there is horseshoe-shaped earthwork that dates 800 AD that was constructed by the Iroquois on the St. Joe River here in Fort Wayne? Did you know that there is an earthen solar temple called a henge (also located on the St. Joe River) that can be culturally tied to Stonehenge? Did…

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Have a BLAST! at the Historic Embassy Theatre

If you like to crank up the volume on the radio or sit next to the stage during a musical performance (in other words, if you like your music big, loud and fast) you’ll love the unique show coming to the Embassy Theatre in February 21 called ‘Blast!’ Blast! Is a highly complex musical…

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Meet Komet Hockey Announcer Bob Chase

Mention the name Bob Chase to people from Fort Wayne and most will recognize him as the well-known and well-loved Voice of the Komets. Chase began announcing Komet Hockey games on WOWO AM 1190 radio in 1953 and hasn't missed a season since. After serving in the Navy during WWII, Chase began…

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The Oyster Bar remains an old-school Fort Wayne favorite

Landlocked Fort Wayne may seem an unlikely location in which to enjoy some of the best seafood this side of New England, but that’s exactly what you’ll find at the Oyster Bar. Located on Calhoun Street just south of downtown, Oyster Bar has been around these parts and operating in the form…

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Win Tickets to Rock Out With Cavo at Piere's!

Cavo is coming to town. No; it's not a fancy new Italian restaurant. It's a rock band! This St. Louis-based band is sometimes classified as post-grunge. Formed in 2002, Cavo is Chris Hobbs (guitar), Chad LaRoy (drums), Brian Smith (bass) and Casey Walker (vocals). The band’s last album, Bright…

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Calhoun Street Soup Salads & Spirits

Just south of downtown Fort Wayne, visitors discover a recently revitalized area known as 'SoCal,' due to its location on South Calhoun Street. As you peruse the local businesses there you may hear music floating from within the walls of one establishment. Since 2008, Donna Kessler has…

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Three Rings of Fun at the Mizpah Shrine Circus

One of my favorite memories as a kid was attending the Mizpah Shrine Circus on my 8th birthday. Our second grade school class was planning a trip there on my big day which was February 3. I had never been to the circus and it was so exciting to think of going with my school chums! It was very…

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