Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from July 2012

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 10:31:42 am by Lynn S.

Three Rivers...Three Times the Fun!

Why do the people of Fort Wayne fuss over a river? Because we have THREE! There's a ton of history and fun that can be had on these beautiful (and historic!) landmarks. "The St. Marys River cuts through the southeast section of Allen County, flowing northward, while the St. Joseph River cuts ... More ›

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 5:00:00 am by Holly H.

Barns of Indiana Art Display Keeps History Alive

The latest Fort Wayne Museum of Art display, "Barns of Indiana," keeps the historical barns of Indiana and their beauty alive. This display, by local artist Gwen Gutwein, runs through September 2 and includes 32 paintings of barns. Gutwein says she started this project to draw attention to

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Posted on July 30, 2012 at 10:23:04 am by Whitney C.

A Taste of the Middle East in Fort Wayne

If it is a taste of traditional Middle Eastern cuisine is what you are looking for, it is exactly what you will find at Ali Baba’s Grille. Ali Baba’s menu is a buffet of classic Middle Eastern treats - grape leaves, hummus, falafel, gyros, kabobs, baba ghanouge, and homemade pita bread. ... More ›

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 5:07:45 am by Holly H.

Fort Wayne Trails Itineraries: Downtown Fort Wayne Trail

This is part one in a seven-part series detailing the opportunities Fort Wayne Trails offer.

New this year, trail maps and itineraries are available online for visitors to the Fort Wayne area. Use one of these guides to plan your next visit. Fort Wayne and Allen County are home to more than ... More ›

Posted on July 29, 2012 at 10:15:07 am by Holly H.

ACRES Land Trust: Enjoy Nature in Pure Form

Tired of the hustle and bustle of downtown? It's easy to get away during your visit to Fort Wayne. You don't have to venture far to reach solitude and nature in it's purest form. Enter the ACRES Land Trust. An organization that aims to acquire and preserve land in the regional area, ACRES ... More ›

Posted on July 28, 2012 at 10:13:30 am by Lauren C.

Phil's Hobby Shop: Fighting Boredom Since 1975

Got a hobby? Look no further than Phil's Hobby Shop! A locally-owned business, Phil's Hobby Shop began in 1975 when Phil Gieseking bought the 1722 Lake Avenue shop location. Ultimately, he wanted to start a repair business for radios. An avid remote control plane flyer himself, Phil turned ... More ›

Posted on July 28, 2012 at 5:51:48 am by Chelsie H.

One Week in Fort Wayne: The History Center

It's my last day in Fort Wayne, and before I go I wanted to learn more about the city I have quickly grown to love over the last six days. So, I decided to visit the Allen County History Center. I had no idea what to expect from The History Center, but I expected old photos and heritage. ... More ›

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 10:48:00 am by Lynn S.

Fort Wayne Consignment is there in a Pinch

As a mom, I have to admit that whenever our family travels more than about 15 miles, we load up our van and all of our gear and it seems to be popping out the windows...and that's just 15 miles! No matter how much planning, organization and time we have to prepare for a vacation...there always seems to be the "uh-oh" moment when we arrive.

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Posted on July 27, 2012 at 5:49:30 am by Chelsie H.

One Week in Fort Wayne: J.K. O'Donnell's

So far I have been pretty impressed with the restaurants that I have visited while in Fort Wayne. But between the appearance, excellent food, and friendly, quick staff, J.K. O’Donnell’s, an Irish pub, is at the top of my list. Located downtown, there was plenty of parking and it was easy to ... More ›

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