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Posts from September 2012

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 10:00:41 am by Natalie E.

The not-so-scary side of Fright Night

When my children were young, they dreaded the holiday traditions I thought they’d love. They hated sitting on Santa’s lap and they cried and screamed on Halloween more than the ghouls did. That’s why I'm glad that Fright Night in Fort Wayne on October 20th has plenty of kid-friendly events ... More ›

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 10:00:53 am by Lauren C.

Join in on the fun of Foodstock 2012!

The food truck craze that has swept the nation has come to Fort Wayne! Want to learn more? Mark your calendars for 6 to 10 pm October 12 at The Shiloh, 3127 Carroll Road for Foodstock 2012. This is Fort Wayne's inaugural mobile food event featuring five or more local mobile food vendors. ... More ›

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 10:00:50 am by Lauren C.

Look to the Stars!

Seeing stars doesn't always mean you're dizzy. Discover what it REALLY means to "see stars" at an upcoming stargazing gathering organized by the Fort Wayne Astronomical Society. The Fort Wayne Astronomical Society exists to provide community education in astronomy and related sciences. The ... More ›

Posted on September 27, 2012 at 10:00:10 am by Shane G.

Columbia Street West: The Spirit of the Landing

If you’ve read any of my other posts, you might remember that the quaint little enclave in the heart of the city known as The Landing is my primary subject of interest. And you might remember that in a past life the same area was once an electric railway hub called Transfer Station and many ... More ›

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 10:00:22 am by Whitney C.

Top 5 Places to Shop Gluten-Free in Fort Wayne

It is undeniable that the gluten-free diet is becoming a permanent fixture in our culture. Some folks, like me, must eat gluten free because we have Celiac Disease or have a gluten/wheat allergy. While others find that a gluten free diet improves their health and/or quality of life. ... More ›

Posted on September 25, 2012 at 10:10:04 am by Kayleen R.

After 5 Teen Entertainment

If your teen needs to hang out for a few hours some evening, there are plenty of options available in Fort Wayne. Better yet, many are low-cost and one is even free! 1. Game Night On the first three Wednesdays of each month teens in grades 6-12 can play Wii, X-box Kinect, Halo or Black Ops at ... More ›

Posted on September 24, 2012 at 10:07:18 am by Lauren C.

Get Your Scare on for a Good Cause!

It's that time of year for all things scary. Discover Fort Wayne's dark past through ARCH's "Murder, Mystery, Mayhem" walking tour October 6th and 20th. Here, you can hear the truth about Fort Wayne's bloody past, rife with murder, hangings and feuds. On October 6th, plan to leave from ARCH's ... More ›

Posted on September 23, 2012 at 10:02:39 am by Dan S.

September's "Last Saturdays" goes International!

If you haven't heard about "Last Saturdays" yet, September is the month to be in the know. The Fort Wayne Cultural District has designated the last Saturday of each month as a time for downtown to come alive with a vast array of cultural entertainment options! Saturday, September 29 will ... More ›

Posted on September 22, 2012 at 10:00:07 am by Deb G.

Play Disc Golf in Fort Wayne

Like the idea of getting out on a beautiful golf course but without the actual club swinging? You should try disc golf. It’s a fun sport that my husband has been playing for several years. Since I’m usually pushing a stroller I’m not much for actually throwing the disc, but I do like to come ... More ›

Posted on September 21, 2012 at 12:58:00 pm by Amber F.

Fort4Fitness - a Runner's Perspective

Three to four times a week, for the past 6 months, I've been hitting the road; just me, my running shoes and my iPod. Running has kick started a lifestyle change and helped me get back in shape. And it has all been to prepare for the 5th annual Fort4Fitness event, which will take place on

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