Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from January 2013

Posted on January 31, 2013 at 8:00:00 am by Ana M.

Go Back in time at the Fort Wayne Historical Trade Fair!

Travel back to the 1700 – 1890s at the Fort Wayne Historical Trade Fair: Saturday and Sunday, February 9 – 10. From demonstrations and reenactments to original items and crafts, you’ll have the chance to experience what it was like to live during this time historic era.

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Posted on January 30, 2013 at 8:47:37 am by Rob H.

Fort Food Nerd: The Koto Experience

Okay, okay. I’m biased. I love Japanese food, so the task of treating myself to a dinner of sushi and hibachi grilled awesomeness is pretty sweet. But I’m a professional, and I am committed to relaying my experiences at Koto Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi to you, the loyal Visit Fort Wayne ... More ›
Thanks to the efforts of several local golf advocates, Fort Wayne will host the biggest golf tournament to come to Indiana in 2013, the Hotel Fitness Championship from Aug. 26 to Sept 1 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club. The championship is part of the Tour Finals, which allows the top 75 ... More ›

Posted on January 27, 2013 at 4:00:36 am by Carrie M.

VIDEO: Headwaters Park Ice Rink (Open through March 3rd!)

Growing up in northern Minnesota, it was only natural to skate or play hockey on a pond or an outdoor rink. When I found out ten years ago that Fort Wayne was opening an outdoor rink at Headwaters Park, I couldn't wait to try it out! On a Sunday in January I wanted to give my 2 year old ... More ›

Posted on January 25, 2013 at 8:38:59 am by Mike F.

Matchbox Twenty Live in Fort Wayne (and you can win tickets!)

As I started to write this post, I realized something – I’m really bad at identifying music by year. You want artists or song titles or album titles? No problem. But I’m almost always off on the release date. I can usually give you a range of a year or two (the newer the music, the narrower ... More ›

Posted on January 24, 2013 at 9:00:33 am by Lauren C.

Think outside of the art box at Wunderkammer

Wunderkammer Co. is not your typical art gallery, for several reasons. It all starts with a former restaurant building on Fort Wayne's south side, when Casa D'Angelo, an Italian restaurant and staple of the neighborhood, shut its doors a few years ago. Local artist Dan Swartz purchased the ... More ›

Experience winter and daily life with the French of the Fort Miamis. Here civilians, local native Americans, French military members and others will recreate an unique experience life at the Historic Old Fort on the frontier.

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Posted on January 21, 2013 at 9:14:56 am by Lauren C.

Fort Wayne Fringe: a Show-and-Tell for Artists

The Summit City is teeming with artistic talent, but it’s not always in front of people’s eyes. Come see for yourself at The Fringe Festival, Jan. 31-Feb. 3. at the Wunderkammer Co., 3402 Fairfield Ave. In general, The Fringe is a showcase for the performing arts, particularly theatre and ... More ›

Posted on January 21, 2013 at 4:09:00 am by Heather Q.

Shop a few of Fort Wayne’s Historical Shops

Looking for a unique shopping (or browsing) experience? A few local spots offer great shopping, with a touch of history on the side!

Pio Market on State St - 1225 East State Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Phone: (260) 484-5414 deli-meats-cheeses-and-groceries-at-pio-market-ii When you walk into the Pio Market II, it’s as if you are

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