Family exploring the murals in Downtown Fort Wayne

Summer in Fort Wayne

The Oyster Bar Does Gluten-Free

The Oyster Bar has a long and storied history in Fort Wayne. It was born on South Calhoun Street in 1830. In its long life, The Oyster Bar has had many names and many owners. It has been a saloon and the gathering place of Fort Wayne’s professional crowd. Now, it is a Fort Wayne institution…

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Fall into the Season at the Fall Harvest Festival

What do you think of when you hear, “fall”? I think of colorful leaves, pumpkins, and of course, Salomon Farm’s Fall Harvest Festival. Every year the Two-Cylinder Tractor Club co-sponsors this widely popular and FREE festival at Salomon Farm Park. Along with the Maumee Valley Blacksmiths and…

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Get Your Art on at Trolley Tour 2012

Consider it the smorgasbord of the local art world. The annual Fort Wayne Museum of Art Trolley Tour, on Sept. 21 from 6-10 p.m., is an opportunity to take in some good art in a an eclectic atmosphere. While the event has been a favorite for some time, new to this year is the timing. It has…

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Bridal Spectacular returns to the Memorial Coliseum

Brides to Be: Mark your calendar! The Bridal Spectacular is coming to the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Sunday, September 30th, from noon to 4 p.m. The Bridal Spectacular is known as a one-stop shop to plan your wedding in one day. I began my wedding planning process with a trip to…

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Lego Brickworld comes to Fort Wayne!

What was one of the greatest toys of your childhood? For me, and many others, it has got to be LEGOs! There are endless possibilities when it comes to creating your LEGO art. Growing up, I always tried to build the coolest house for my LEGO people to live in, while my brother built cars…

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A Hidden Gem: Karpeles Museum

One of the best free venues for shock and awe in Fort Wayne is the Karpeles Museum on Fort Wayne’s south side. Upon visiting this place for the first time a year ago, I was thrilled. As an author, I like to view old documents when possible. Inside the Karpeles Museum I saw documents written…

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Fort Wayne Trails Itineraries: Deer Ridge Trail

This is part seven in a seven-part series detailing the opportunities that the Fort Wayne Trails have to offer. New this year, trail maps and itineraries are available online for visitors to the Fort Wayne area. Use one of these guides to plan your next visit. Fort Wayne and Allen County are…

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Salomon Fall Harvest Festival

Autumn is just around the corner, bringing all the beautiful bounties of the harvest season. What better way to celebrate this time of year than with local fall festivals? The Salomon Fall Harvest Festival is a free, fun-filled weekend ideal for families. At this year’s festival, bring along…

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