Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from May 2014

germanfest Beer, food, dancing. Did I mention beer? And food? And dancing? Come out and join in the festivities as the City kicks off the festival season, German-style. This year's theme? "Essen, Trinken und Gemütlichkeit!" (Eating, Drinking and Having a Really Good Time!) Fort Wayne's 33rd Annual

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Posted on May 29, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Louisa D.

What to Do at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo


Remember the anticipation of standing in line, waiting to get your ticket to ride the pony at the zoo? It seemed to take forever! And then you had to choose just the right horse. Nothing too big – but not one too small, either. Fortunately, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo always had a good

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Posted on May 29, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Holley T.

Fort Wayne Art Galleries

Update: Check out our Artisan Map for the latest information on local art galleries and shops.

In need of something fun and different to pass the time this summer? Find your inner art-enthusiast at one of Fort Wayne's numerous art galleries. The galleries are home to a variety of work by

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Initially founded because of its strategic location at the convergence of three rivers, Fort Wayne has a deep link to the three rivers that weave their way through our city. At that time, the rivers served as important trade routes, but now, we have moved onto planes, trains, and automobiles

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Posted on May 27, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Louisa D.

See the Siege of Fort Wayne

Young attendees at the Siege of Fort Wayne listen to instructions from a costumed interpreterIf you’ve ever driven north on Spy Run Avenue, you may have seen the Old Fort with its high walls and small gun ports. Curious to know what’s inside?

Why not stop by and experience the Siege of Fort Wayne 1812 on June 7 and 8? The Siege of Fort Wayne is an annual event that commemorates the

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Company cast at Arena Dinner TheatreSummer weather may be unpredictable, but the Fort Wayne theatre scene is hot, hot, hot! With dozens of performances from a variety of theatres, there’s sure to be something for everyone in the family. Fort Wayne Youtheatre certainly started the summer season strong by hosting the first-ever

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Posted on May 22, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Holley T.

Beatlefest 2014: Here Comes the Sun


Beatlemania will sweep through Fort Wayne this Saturday, May 24, as it hosts Beatlefest. Beatlefest will take place on the plaza at the Main Library branch downtown. Festivities will begin at 6 pm; guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs, and food and beverages, provided by Pint and

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Cater to your appetite for outdoor dining in the Fort

Check out other Outdoor Dining information here.

It's always "happy hour" at The Deck.There's nothing better than enjoying a great meal with family or friends al fresco. Gone are the harsh days of winter. Now it's time for longer days filled with sunshine.

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Posted on May 20, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Deb G.

Koto Japanese Steakhouse + Sushi

koto1If there's one type of starch my toddler could live on, it's rice: Indian rice, Spanish rice, rice pilaf, fried rice, and even sticky rice with sushi--he's not discriminatory. That's helpful when taking the family out for dinner, since most every cuisine includes some type of rice. One of our

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Update: The Lima Road location has closed, and sales have gone mostly online, though a store may be reopening soon. Please contact them directly for the latest information.

Tamurai TeaWhen was the last time you had a good cup of tea? In a java powered world, tea often takes a backseat to coffee

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