Riverfront Activities

Sweetwater Sound: Music to Your Ears

Sweetwater Sound is a musician's dream come true. According to its website, "Sweetwater began business 33 years ago in Fort Wayne, and is the country's most respected dealer in high-technology equipment for musicians, recording studios, and broadcasters - from microphones and digital…

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Historic Homes and Gardens Featured on Annual Tour

Get ready to "ooh and ahh" as you tour the beautiful, historic homes and buildings that make up the 2012 West Central Neighborhood House & Garden Tour. This year's event takes place September 8 and 9 in the historic West Central neighborhood, the name locals give the western portion of…

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Courtney’s Bakery

Fort Wayne’s friendly hospitality was evident at Courtney’s Bakery southwest location the moment I opened the door. A vast array of colorful cupcakes greeted me as well as a friendly baker. When she invited me to sample chocolate brownies, I concurred! She explained some cupcake flavors and…

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Mocha Lounge Offers Coffee - and More!

For a coffee lover like me, The Mocha Lounge offers the necessities I crave in my daily dose of caffeine – and then some! Tucked into a corner of a strip mall at 6312 Covington Rd., this coffee shop provides many amenities not found in most other coffee shops. The large, front windows allow…

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Enjoy Simpler Times at the Grabill Country Fair

Bring family and friends and head to this year's Grabill Country Fair, September 6 through 8 in Grabill, Indiana to enjoy a slower pace and the atmosphere of simpler times. Grabill, Indiana is located just 10 miles east of Fort Wayne, on Leo-Grabill Road, in the heart of Amish country…

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Fort Wayne Trails Itineraries: Paddle and Peddle

This is part five in a seven-part series detailing the opportunities that the Fort Wayne Trails have to 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…

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C'mon get "hoppy" at OktoBEERfest

Germany may have Oktoberfest, but Fort Wayne has OktoBEERfest. This September 5-8, Mad Anthony Brewing Co. invites you to taste more than 100 Indiana beers poured by the brewers who craft them. Spend the afternoon with over 20 regional craft brewers serving their brews in Fort Wayne's…

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2012 Fort Wayne Air Show: Interview with an A10 pilot

If you’ve ever wondered what it was like to fly in a military jet fighter, here’s the scoop from one of the pilots of the 163rd FS Scheduling at the Indiana Air National Guard in Fort Wayne. “There’s a joy in flying,” said Major Scott "Tug" Boatright. “I grew up around people who loved…

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