Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from September 2011

Posted on September 30, 2011 at 5:40:34 am by Lauren C.

Reconnect with Ft. Wayne Outdoor Yoga

We all could use some more peace in our lives. Ft. Wayne Outdoor Yoga is a great way to center and take in some beautiful scenery at the same time. Ft. Wayne Outdoor Yoga provides zen in two beautiful outdoor settings in central Fort Wayne. Founder and Fort Wayne native, Lanah Hake recently ... More ›

Posted on September 29, 2011 at 5:29:05 am by Jennifer H.

Go on an apple-picking adventure!

Nothing says fall like a warm apple pie … and when you’ve picked the apples yourself, well, that’s even better! Take the family to one of Allen County's bountiful apple orchards, and you’re sure to enjoy plenty of cool-weather fun. Plus, you’ll leave with apples galore! Advanced Tree ... More ›

Posted on September 27, 2011 at 5:22:59 am by Mike F.

Build Your Own Tech Adventure, Part II – Brickworld

If I had to choose the one toy that required the most imagination, the toy that allowed kids complete control over a world of their creation, I wouldn’t have to think too hard – it’s LEGO. Sure, you could build what was on the package – and I usually would – but you could always build so ... More ›

Posted on September 26, 2011 at 5:13:30 am by Mike F.

Build Your Own Tech Adventure, Part I – Maker Faire

Garages aren’t just where we park our cars and hang our tools. They are where we build ships in bottles and refinish antique furniture, where our music becomes our passion, and who knows, they may be where we invent something that could one day change the world. Garages are where we do it ... More ›

Posted on September 25, 2011 at 11:30:51 am by Jennifer H.

The 2011 Johnny Appleseed Festival: an event to remember!

This year’s Johnny Appleseed Festival is in the history books, and it certainly was a memorable event! Festival-goers enjoyed sunny skies and comfortable temperatures throughout the weekend, making it a great time to enjoy the event’s scrumptious food (oh, the food!), Pioneer-era ... More ›

Posted on September 23, 2011 at 5:24:58 am by Holly H.

Spice Center Stage at Chilifest 2011

Come enjoy the spice of life at this year's Chilifest, held October 1 at Headwaters Park in downtown Fort Wayne. The annual chili cook-off event celebrates the art of making chili and features a public tasting. Enjoy red, white and verdi chilis among others! This year's event begins with ... More ›

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 5:59:34 am by Holly H.

Fort Wayne Area Parks: Northside

(This is the first installment in a four-part series showcasing the many parks found in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Today's focus is on city parks located in the northern portion of the city limits, and maintained and operated by the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation.) Johnny Appleseed Park ... More ›

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 5:57:02 am by Holly H.

Chief Richardville House: A Step Back in Time

During your next Fort Wayne visit, take a step back in time and stop by the Chief Richardville House -- which honors the memory of Miami Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville, a great negotiator in American History. The spacious and elegant home he built in 1827 still stands today, and is the ... More ›

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 12:48:39 pm by Renee M.

Ron "Tater Salad" White at The Embassy Theatre

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon. But with two Grammy nominations, a Gold Record, three of the top rated one-hour TV specials in Comedy Central history, a book that appeared on the New York ... More ›

Posted on September 20, 2011 at 5:55:19 am by Rebecca C.

Flower Power: Summer of Love at the Botanical Conservatory

What better embodies the spirit of the 1960's than an original Volkswagen bus? Surround that iconic image with bold, beautiful blooms, and you’ve got yourself a gateway to the past. Such is the case with the “Flower Power: Summer of Love” exhibit currently running at the Foellinger-Freimann ... More ›

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