Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from August 2011

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 6:14:30 am by Holly H.

Keep Cool with Fort Wayne's Ice Cream Favorites

During your next Fort Wayne visit, stop by one of these unique frozen dessert shops for a chance to cool down. These locally-owned shops offer a wide range of frozen delectable treats, from yogurt, to soft serve and even locally-made hand-dipped ice cream. These sweets will satisfy any taste ... More ›

Posted on August 30, 2011 at 11:44:39 am by Betsy P.

It's a Deusy! Enjoy the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival!

Once you’ve experienced The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival, you will surely come to know why Auburn, Indiana is famous for its automobile heritage. This is truly a celebratory time to visit DeKalb County, located just a few miles north of Fort Wayne. You can feel the excitement in the air as ... More ›
Meet Ben and Sarah, the fictitious tour guides of the Indiana Family Farm, a charming exhibit located in the central portion of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. Through a series of kid-friendly interpretive signs, Ben and Sarah serve as tour guides of this exhibit. They tell you what life ... More ›

Posted on August 29, 2011 at 10:28:10 am by Jan B.

The Bad Apple Dancers: Brent "Rizzle" Harring

Oh, the perks of being an intern! I recently got to interview three of Fort Wayne's most notorious celebrities . . . the members of the Fort Wayne TinCaps Bad Apple Dance Crew. Click here to read the other posts in this series. 1. What motivated you to become a member of the Bad Apple Dance ... More ›

Posted on August 29, 2011 at 6:09:38 am by Jennifer H.

Enjoy dinner and a movie at the Northwood Cinema Grill

Sure, popcorn is great – but savoring a nice meal while you enjoy a fun flick is even better! When you visit the Northwood Cinema Grill, you’ll enjoy a one-of-kind movie experience, highlighted by a tasty meal that you order from a menu. (No need to stand in a long line at the concession ... More ›

Posted on August 27, 2011 at 6:12:46 am by Holly H.

Fort Wayne Offers Mini Golf Options Galore

Whether it's a date night with your significant other, or a day out with the family, mini golf provides the perfect budget-friendly outing. From a glow-in-the-dark game, to outdoor courses that test your skill and patience, Fort Wayne offers more than a handful of mini golf options. Play your ... More ›

Posted on August 26, 2011 at 10:15:39 am by Kristen G.

Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown

On Sunday, September 11th from 12 - 5 pm you can Be a Tourist In Your Own Hometown FOR FREE! Simply pick up a FREE passport at any Fort Wayne Scott's or Kroger location (or download one here) and you can enjoy FREE admission to 12 of Fort Wayne's museums and attractions, including: ... More ›

Posted on August 26, 2011 at 6:11:04 am by Lauren C.

Joseph Decuis Redefines "Fresh" Fine Dining

Joseph Decuis, located just 15 miles south of Fort Wayne in Roanoke, returns guests to the days of fresh, home cooked meals made with local ingredients. This "farm-to-fork" approach is a gastronomical treat for anyone looking for an alternative to mass produced, on-the-go dining. Joseph ... More ›

Posted on August 25, 2011 at 10:27:09 am by Jan B.

The Bad Apple Dancers: Brad "B-Rad" Shank

Oh, the perks of being an intern! I recently got to interview three of Fort Wayne's most notorious celebrities . . . the members of the Fort Wayne TinCaps Bad Apple Dance Crew. This is the first of three insightful interviews. Click here to read the other posts in this series. 1. What ... More ›

Posted on August 25, 2011 at 6:08:32 am by Jennifer H.

Step back in time at the Johnny Appleseed Festival

Each fall, residents of Fort Wayne and visitors from across the country celebrate the life and works of John Chapman, better known in American folklore as Johnny Appleseed, at a one-of-a-kind hometown festival named in his honor: the Johnny Appleseed Festival. Right away, you’ll feel as if ... More ›

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