Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from May 2013

No, we’re not talking about a new team in the NFL. We’re talking about the classic rivalry between the street gangs in the Broadway hit, West Side Story. Set in the 1950’s streets of New York’s Upper West Side neighborhood, this world-renowned musical exposes the trials of ethnic rivalry in ... More ›

Posted on May 30, 2013 at 9:27:27 am by Amber F.

Fort Wayne is about to get Colorful!

Color Run Finish Line

This summer, not one, not two, but THREE color runs will take place in our city, giving runners and walkers ample opportunity to get crazy with color. All three events are 5k’s and feature non-toxic powdered paint that is blasted at participants throughout the race. The only major ... More ›
What's better than a round of golf? A round of golf for a good cause, of course! Golfers (individuals and foursomes) can now sign up for the Hotel Fitness Championship’s Chick Evans Memorial Pro-Am on Wednesday, Aug. 28. The Pro-Am will be played at Sycamore Hills Golf Club during Hotel ... More ›

Posted on May 29, 2013 at 10:00:36 am by Lauren C.

Give Fort Wayne Universities a "College Try"

Fort Wayne has been blessed with several high-quality educational institutions. The great part is they don't just serve their respective students - each one offers opportunities for the public to become engaged. Here are a few ways that you as a visitor can participate in the richness of Fort ... More ›

Posted on May 27, 2013 at 10:00:59 am by Kayleen R.

Interview with Bad Apple Dancer Brad Shank

This post is one in a series of Fort Wayne’s favorite celebrities: the Bad Apple Dancers! Click here to meet the rest of the bunch! shank Just what does it require to qualify as a Bad Apple Dancer? Let’s interview Brad Shank, one of the lucky guys talented enough to be chosen as a Tin Cap Bad ... More ›
Gorgon3 Weighing a Komodo Dragon is a tricky process, especially when that Komodo Dragon is 18 years old and weighs hundreds of pounds. To maintain excellent health as she ages, Gorgon, the 18-year-old Komodo dragon at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo, gets regular monthly weigh-ins. Picking up and ... More ›

Posted on May 24, 2013 at 10:00:56 am by Lauren C.

Made in the Shade: 10 Breezy Outdoor Dining Options

Ah, summer. That means warm temperatures and of course dining en plein air. The Summit City boasts several options for outdoor dining. Here are a few of my favorites:

deck-2 Don Hall's Gas House Deck: The Deck has been synonymous with summer for quite some time. Sit on the bar side if don't mind

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Posted on May 23, 2013 at 10:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Enjoy Fort Wayne Products Wherever You Live

Your Fort Wayne experience doesn't have to end when you leave town. Several local businesses have online ordering, so you can take a little bit of the flavor with you!

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We're inching closer and closer to one of Fort Wayne's most exciting sporting events this summer. We're talking about the 2013 Hotel Fitness Championship, of course. As Indiana's biggest and best golf tournament this year, the Hotel Fitness Championship is expecting to draw fans from across ... More ›

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