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Spring Activities

Get lost in Fort Wayne's nature attractions

You don't have to go far to experience Mother Nature in Fort Wayne. Here are a few of my favorite places to get some fresh air and enjoy the beauty and bounty of of nature: Fox Island: This county park is a treat in any season. In addition to the foliage, you will find hundreds of species of…

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Taking Caramel Apples to a Whole New Level

Cider, football, crisp fall air, and DeBrand’s Giant Caramel Apples. This is how Fort Wayne knows fall has arrived. With very few things as decadent as a DeBrand’s Giant Caramel Apple, they’re the sort of treat that makes you cherish every bite. Locals anticipate the “event” that is caramel…

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Where to Meet in Fort Wayne

Planning a great convention or corporate event can be a company’s worst nightmare. Not only do you need a great space, you also need exceptional accommodations at a variety of price points, a safe city that’s easy to get to, and a city that has things to offer outside of the event itself…

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Indulge your senses at Rudy's Wine & Chocolate

Give me wine or chocolate and I'm pleased. Give me wine AND chocolate and I'm in heaven. Lucky for me(and you), Rudy's Wine & Chocolate, a stone's throw from Parkview Field, has both! I fell in love with this place at first glance. The establishment is in a renovated historic house, which…

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Think outside the box at the Cinema Center

When I was in college, one of my favorite pastimes was going to the indie theater down the street from my college. There was always something offbeat playing. It was a welcome diversion from my coursework. Now, years later I still look forward to my moviegoing experience--this time at the…

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Grab a Girlfriend to attend Taste of Home's Cooking School

It seems as though everyone nowadays loves to cook—or at least some people like to give the impression they love to cook. Myriads of magazines have popped in recent years to accommodate this frenzy to learn techniques, recipes and equipment basics to master the culinary arts. On Saturday…

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Crafts of the Johnny Appleseed Festival

If you’re a crafty person or someone who appreciates innovation, you’ll want to visit the Johnny Appleseed Festival. The festival is designed to reflect life in the late 1700s- early 1800s, the time when Johnny roamed the country planting apple trees, as the legend goes. Crafts are a big…

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Experience Art at the Riverside September 28

The Leo Cedarville Chamber of Commerce will sponsor Art at the Riverside on September 28 at the beautiful Riverside gardens on the bank of the St. Joe River in Leo, Indiana. The event is a juried art show designed to showcase area artists and to provide scholarships to local students pursuing…

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Girlfriend Getaways!

Perhaps you’re celebrating a milestone birthday or the fact that you have the best friends in the world. No matter what the reason, sometimes you just need a little girlfriend getaway. Whether you’re planning a night out on the town or a weekend away, we have some ideas to make your…

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