Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from August 2014

Posted on August 31, 2014 at 10:00:40 am by Wendy S.

Eagle Marsh - Fall Program Guide

Eagle Marsh, a part of the Little River Wetlands Project, is a 716-acre wetland preserve located on the southwest border of Fort Wayne. Eight miles of trails allow hikers to access the preserve’s varied habitats of shallow-water wetland,with almost 200 kinds of birds and numerous other wild ... More ›

Posted on August 30, 2014 at 10:00:26 am by Holley T.

Country Fest '14 brings exciting headliners

This year's Country Fest is stacked with talented musicians guaranteed to please. The seventh annual K105 Country Fest will take place on Saturday, September 20. Doors will open at 1:00 pm and the first singer will take the stage at 3:00 pm. For the second year in a row, Parkview Field in the ... More ›

Posted on August 29, 2014 at 9:30:30 am by Barb S.

Oakwood Resort in Syracuse delights

As wonderful a place like Fort Wayne is to live and visit, there will be times when you want to go someplace special with your family or friends just for a change of scenery, perhaps at “the lake.” One of my favorite places over the last 4-plus decades has been to the Oakwood Resort in ... More ›

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:24:20 am by Louisa D.

Mark Your Calendars for the 2014 Johnny Appleseed Festival!

A child clasping a bunch of dried corn husks, a glitter of sunlight on antique glass and the mouthwatering sight of dozens of Dutch ovens bubbling away over open fires – this must be the Johnny Appleseed Festival. It’s on September 20 and 21, this year. Women in long, calico dresses, men in ... More ›

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 9:20:33 am by Lauren C.

Maker Faire provides a different perspective on STEM

It's not every day kids are encouraged to ditch their screens in exchange for a few hours of unbridled creativity and exploration. Maker Faire, an annual festival which encourages families to MAKE, create, learn, invent, CRAFT, recycle, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, ... More ›

Posted on August 26, 2014 at 9:56:00 am by Lauren C.

Hideout 125's speakeasy theme, menu impresses

My boyfriend and I are always looking to check out new and interesting restaurants/bars in Fort Wayne. On a recent Saturday we were pleasantly surprised by our visit to Hideout 125. This place can be best described as a modern speakeasy, although you wouldn't know it from the exterior. The

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Posted on August 25, 2014 at 10:00:22 am by Amanda R.

TekVenture’s Maker Faire is a Creative Delight for Everyone

Question: What do puppets, rockets, and musical therapy have in common? Answer: They all entertained audiences at last year’s Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire! This year’s Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire will be held on September 13 and 14 in Headwaters Park, downtown, and these forms of ... More ›

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 10:00:13 am by Louisa D.

Katie’s Kountry Korner – a sweet little place to stop

Here are some of the beautiful plants flourishing at Katie's Kountry Korner - oh, to be able to grow flowers like this! Look at all the flowers! This was my first thought when we entered the long driveway to the tidy country store located on 13312 Schwartz Road, Grabill, Indiana, 46741. The perfectly trimmed grass and white fences make you curious to see just what an Amish country store has to offer. Large ... More ›

Posted on August 25, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Andy H.

Ride Green Ft. Wayne Pub Tour

Often when I find myself in a new area I like to get a bit of “ground time”. Going on a walk, run, or bike ride is a wonderful, sensual experience for getting in touch with what a city, town, or countryside has to offer. A little quality time in nature or a quick pit stop in a new restaurant

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Posted on August 24, 2014 at 10:00:17 am by Holley T.

#FWChalked Chalk Wall

"Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior." Artlink and Love, Fort Wayne are indeed following Gandhi's advice and think nothing but positive thoughts in the hopes they will lead to a more loving city ... More ›

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