Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from January 2014

By the end of February most everyone is counting the days down until Spring. But rest assured, spring will come and country music star Brad Paisley can help in the process. His “Beat This Winter Tour” comes to Fort Wayne, Indiana on February 27. ticket prices start at $41 for the show which

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Posted on January 29, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Michelle M.

Fort Wayne Derby Girls

derbygirls Fort Wayne is full of sports team and one of the local favorites if the Fort Wayne Derby Girls, Fort Wayne’s only (and Indiana’s first) flat track roller derby league. If you’ve never taken in a roller derby match I highly recommend it. These ladies are exceptional athletes and bring there

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Posted on January 29, 2014 at 5:00:00 am by Barb S.

Crosby, Stills & Nash

CSN - VFW 020 Think back through the years to when the folk rock group Crosby, Stills & Nash were young men blazing a trail of distinctive music – Judy Blue Eyes, Wooden Ships, Southern Cross, Woodstock, and Love the One You’re With. Well, guess what? You can hear them again, in person, when they arrive

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Posted on January 28, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Michelle M.

Comfort Food - Fort Wayne Style

I’m sure there’s a psychological reason for it but during the summer I crave salads and lighter fare while during the winter I crave comfort foods like warm soups, creamy potatoes, and stews that warm you from the inside out. It was certainly hard grueling work but I managed to do the

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Posted on January 22, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Katie R.

Fort Wayne Welcomes IMEA

imea The Indiana Music Educators Association returns to the Summit City and Grand Wayne Convention Center this week for their annual professional development conference, as well as the IMEA Celebration of Music. This event will bring 3,000 attendees over 3 days to Fort Wayne! The goal of the IMEA

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Posted on January 21, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Holly H.

Casting Crowns Return to Summit City with “Thrive Tour”

The Casting Crowns “Thrive Tour” comes in right when your spirit is waning and the dead of winter is upon us. This concert will be an uplifting experience you don’t want to miss! thrvie-tour The GRAMMY and Dove Award-winning winning Christian music group Casting Crowns returns to the Summit City on

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Posted on January 20, 2014 at 5:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Savor Fort Wayne: a foodie's dream come true

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With so many quality restaurants covering a wide spectrum of cuisines, Fort Wayne is a foodie's dream come true. As if that weren't reason enough to come to the Summit City, here's another one. For twelve days

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Posted on January 17, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Michelle M.

Finding Winter Romance in Fort Wayne

The River Greenway (photo taken by Mark Hanon)I admit when I think of romance the last thing that comes to mind is winter but why should we let romance slip by just because it’s cold outside. If you’re brave enough to step outside in the cold you’ll likely find some very unexpected paths to romance.

A snowy walk on the Rivergreenway

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Posted on January 16, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Holly H.

Winterfest Market Joins Fort Wayne Winter Farmers Market Scene

The newest market in town is set for a great start in 2014. Winterfest Market began in the fall and will be in full swing this year through May! Winterfest Market takes place on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month through May 10 at the Karpeles Manuscript Library, located at 2410

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Posted on January 15, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Enjoy high tea Downton Abbey-style at Main Library

downtonabbey Are you a Downton Abbey fan yet? Downton Abbey is the name of the most-watched, PBS-produced show in the station’s history. It is based on the lives of an aristocratic family in England in the early 20th century, as well as the large staff that serves their daily needs. Downton Abbey is

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