Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from May 2011

Posted on May 31, 2011 at 1:00:00 pm by Renee M.

Enjoy a Fort Wayne Scavenger Hunt!

Being a Fort Wayne native, I know that I don’t pay as much attention as I should to the ever-changing streets and buildings that I drive past every day. It is easy to take for granted how clean and well-maintained our city is. I rarely take time to stop and appreciate all the artwork and

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Posted on May 28, 2011 at 6:00:00 am by Emily E.

Fort Wayne's Germanfest Is Wunderbar!

GermanFestNow that the weather in Fort Wayne Indiana is finally cooperating (it is, right?), it’s time to get ready for all of our marvelous summer festivals, which kick off with the 30th annual Germanfest. This is a great week-long festival held downtown at Headwaters Park June 5th-12th. If you love

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Posted on May 27, 2011 at 6:00:00 am by Andy W.

Going gluten-free in Fort Wayne Part 1: Sandwiches

If you have a special diet and are traveling outside of your community, it can be stressful finding restaurants that can accommodate your restriction. More and more people are becoming gluten intolerant, or worse — being diagnosed with Celiac disease. In fact, the New York Times reported
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Edgar, the zoo's marabou stork, is looking for love. But because he is the only marabou stork living at the zoo, it's unlikely he'll find it - but that doesn't stop him from trying.In hopes of winning a mate, Edgar has built a crude stick nest along the edge of the African Journey savannah. ... More ›
If you want to ride the Rivergreenway but don’t have a bicycle, or if you want to cruise the many waterways in the area but don’t own a kayak or canoe, don’t worry. Fort Wayne Outfitters offers hourly, half day and full day bicycle and boat rentals for individuals and for families. Located ... More ›

Posted on May 23, 2011 at 2:10:51 pm by Renee M.

Visit Fort Wayne's Historic Fort

Looking for something fun to do and want to learn a thing or two along the way? Then you need to be sure to stop by the Old Fort; located near the corner of Spy Run Ave. and E. Superior St. on the downtown's Rivergreenway. This current fort is a replica of the one built in 1815. It was built ... More ›

A Great Southern White stops for a rest.

Looking for things to do in downtown Fort Wayne? Look no further than the Butterflies in Belize exhibit currently going on now through June 26 at the Botanical Conservatory. Walking into the Botanical Conservatory is very serene, with light jazz music playing in the background and a nice

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Posted on May 17, 2011 at 12:38:36 pm by Shelley G.

A Day Away in Grabill, Indiana

If you love taking day trips, Grabill, Indiana is the perfect place to wile away the hours – and have a great time doing so! Located in the middle of a large Amish settlement, visitors enjoy a picturesque town with the occasional horse drawn vehicle. When you arrive it’s as if you step into ... More ›

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