Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from August 2012

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 9:59:22 am by Lauren C.

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 ... More ›

Posted on August 31, 2012 at 4:50:56 am by Holly H.

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 ... More ›

Posted on August 30, 2012 at 9:54:10 am by Kayleen R.

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 ... More ›

What better way to explore Fort Wayne than for FREE?

This year's annual "Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown!" event takes place Sunday, September 9 from noon to 5 p.m. in the heart of the city. This event is not to be missed. Both visitors and locals alike will enjoy exploring the many museums ... More ›

Posted on August 29, 2012 at 10:00:18 am by Kayleen R.

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 ... More ›

Posted on August 29, 2012 at 5:04:54 am by Holly H.

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. ... More ›
BakerStreet Steaks, Seafoods, and Spirits has been one of my favorite dining spots since moving to Fort Wayne over a year ago. After being diagnosed with Celiac Disease (I cannot digest wheat/gluten) BakerStreet has risen to my number one stop for fine dining. I dined at BakerStreet shortly ... More ›

Posted on August 27, 2012 at 5:34:55 am by Lauren C.

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 ... More ›

Posted on August 26, 2012 at 10:14:48 am by Jamie D.

See you in the country at the Grabill Country Fair!

My favorite season is coming…the changing from almost unbearable heat to warm days that turn into crisp cool, evenings…fall! And with fall come more fairs and festivals. I love the Grabill Country Fair! I love that it starts with the short, scenic drive from Fort Wayne and ends in a small ... More ›

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