Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from July 2015

Posted on July 31, 2015 at 7:57:00 am by Jodi D.

Mahnin Asian Restaurant

Did you know Fort Wayne has one of the highest concentrations of Burmese residents outside of Myanmar in the world? Myanmar, formerly Burma, is a country located in Southeast Asia. Due to religious conflict more 4,000 Burmese refugees call the Summit City home. I was introduced to the Burmese

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As a child, I remember being a faithful viewer of the popular science TV show "Bill Nye, the Science Guy." Science was never my forte in school, but I would admire how Bill Nye could make science fun, engaging, and cool.

Here in Fort Wayne, we have multiple Bill Nyes, and many of them

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Growing up my mom exposed my brother's and I to a lot of classic films, especially musicals. For the longest time I didn't realize that Danny Zucko wasn't the newest hunk to drool over, or that I wasn't going to be joining the Von Trapp family singers anytime soon. In fact, my mother's

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Posted on July 27, 2015 at 2:01:00 am by Natalie T.

Fresh Fort Wayne Produce Spices Up Summer Markets

The treacherous weather this summer in Fort Wayne hasn't stopped local farmers from doing all they can to bring their freshest, tastiest foods to local farmer's markets. Forget the rain. Forget the cold. They're still bringing their A-game.


"I'm always excited about us working with people and

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There's just something about summer that immediately has me thinking about elephant ears, fireworks and ferris wheel rides. Growing up in the Midwest, this is what a lot of my summers consisted of, and they still do! I went to high school in northwest Allen County where half of the school

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One of the neat things about Fort Wayne is the fact that there is such a variety in restaurants. By variety I mean, there is a good mix of locally owned/independent mom and pop places, as well as franchises. Granite City Food & Brewery falls into the latter category. Granite City started in

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Posted on July 20, 2015 at 10:00:00 am by Holley T.

Finding your roots - Genealogists love Fort Wayne

With more and more easy to access tools like Ancestry.com, delving into family history is becoming a popular past time. There is a network now for people from all over the world to share what they've learned, and then potentially even connect with long lost relatives. It is no longer a niche

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