Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from August 2015

Equal parts comedy and social commentary, Bill Maher will entertain and enlighten fans at the historic Embassy Theatre Sept. 19.

The comedian has earned a reputation for going where most wouldn't go. In my opinion, he's one of the brightest and funniest men on the planet whose job it is call

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Posted on August 27, 2015 at 4:30:00 am by Jodi D.

Castle Gallery

I have a deep appreciation for art! And, I have an equal appreciation for castles.
Art and castles collide at the Castle Gallery. It's a beautiful place with equally magnificent
pieces of artwork.

Nestled in the heart of the West Central neighborhood, it truly is a fine gem. Built in 1905 as a
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"To the hunt!"

I come from a family of hunters, so I can confidently say you may hear this phrase often in the Midwest, as hunting season will soon be upon us. With it in Fort Wayne will come Escanaba in the Moonlight, a comedy at Fort Wayne's First Presbyterian Theater.

Originally written as

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Posted on August 25, 2015 at 3:00:00 am by Amanda R.

The Trinity Labyrinth: Medieval History in a Midwest City

If you see people walking around in circles in downtown Fort Wayne on the corner of Berry and Broadway streets, don't worry - they're not lost. They're simply walking the new labyrinth beside Trinity Episcopal Church.

By definition, a labyrinth differs from a maze in that it "forces the walker

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Posted on August 24, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Jodi D.

Harrison Hill Home Tour

A few years ago, I met a young couple who decided to relocate to Fort Wayne. They were happily settled into careers on the West Coast. They loved the California lifestyle, but they hated the area's steep cost of old homes! So, they decided to take a vacation to the Midwest and look at old

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Posted on August 21, 2015 at 3:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Embassy Theatre upgrades make it the downtown wedding venue

Embassy terrace
The Embassy Theatre is unlike any other venue in Fort Wayne. Maybe it's the rich history. Maybe it's the location. Regardless, this place is special. And it will become even more cherished with the completion of project in the works.

In its heyday, the Emboyd(original name) was a seven-story

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Posted on August 19, 2015 at 11:30:00 am by Jodi D.

Sone Sea Yar

My brother, who is more culturally savvy than me, raised goats a few years ago. He sold goats
for slaughter. The majority of his customers were Muslim refugees from Asian countries or Christians raised in African countries, who dined regularly on goat meat. He, also, kept a small portion of
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