Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from February 2017

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Real Group and Heartland Sings: A Cappella at its Finest

When I first met my boss, back when I was simply an interested applicant, he told me he was hoping to create a vocal ensemble similar to The Real Group. Now I’ve been a part of Heartland Sings for a year and a half, and the Real Group is coming to Fort Wayne to sing with us! If you’ve heard of The Real Group, you’re probably buying your tickets right now. If you haven’t, here’s why you should be buying your tickets right now.

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Posted on February 22, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Amber F.

Romantic Restaurants in Fort Wayne

Are you planning a romantic getaway to Fort Wayne? If so, you’ll likely be on the hunt for some romantic dining options.

Fort Wayne is home to a rich culinary scene, with plenty of trendy downtown spots popping up. If you’re looking for a cozy, intimate, and, perhaps dimly lit, place to cuddle up to your significant other and enjoy some quiet conversation, these places top my list.

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Posted on February 20, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Kids Eat Free In Fort Wayne

Parents, we know that taking the family out to dinner can get pricey. Even worse, kids with “discerning palettes” may reject what they ordered, forcing you to spring for an extra meal or risk dealing with a hungry toddler for the rest of the night.

That’s why we’ve updated our Kids Eat Free list for 2017. These Fort Wayne eateries will feed your little buckaroo at no extra charge, leaving a few extra buckaroos in your travel budget.

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Posted on February 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Amber F.

The Best Wings in Fort Wayne

A few years ago, I did some crowdsourcing to identify the best wings in Fort Wayne and wrote a review for our local NPR affiliate, WBOI. Based on hundreds of responses on Twitter and Facebook, I set about to try more wings than I care to admit. Based on that experience and other wing-eating excursions since, I have compiled this list of Fort Wayne's Best Wings.

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Posted on February 14, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by William Bryant R.

Central High Exhibit at the Allen County Public Library

Whenever we give tours at the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM), the easiest, most “pointable” landmark we have at our disposal is right across Lafayette Street in the form of the building that houses Anthis Career Center. It ceased being Central High School when it was shuttered in the Spring of 1971.

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