Ice Skating at Headwaters Park

Winter in Fort Wayne

Budget Gifts for Nerds

Black Friday is over. Cyber Monday has passed. That means if you’re still shopping for gifts, you may be running low on cash. If you've noticed that some of those names on your list tend to be your nerdier friends and family, I've done some digging to find some really cool ideas that will…

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Visit Indiana's Largest Snow Village

Now through Christmas Eve, you can view Indiana's largest snow village, Holiday Houses for Habitat, located right here in Fort Wayne. This annual event is a fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity, which helps local families in need. The entire display is created from Department 56 snow…

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Shopping in Downtown Fort Wayne -- A Quick, Easy Experience

OK, I admit it, I’m not a shopper. My poor daughters had to drag me to the mall each year for prom dresses. We went through the same procedure in winter to do an annual Christmas shopping trip. So why am I writing a post on shopping in downtown Fort Wayne? Because I just spent an entire day…

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Christ Child Festival

“That’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.” So says Linus, the blanket-carrying character after relaying the biblical account of the birth of Christ in ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’. The plot revolves around a young boy, Charlie Brown, who, repelled by the commercialism he sees around…

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The Snow Queen

“Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 18:3). These words are said by a character at the end of Hans Christian Andersen’s winter fairy tale, The Snow Queen. The Snow Queen is being performed…

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Get up close and personal with germs at Science Central

Germs, germs, germs!! That's the focus of a new exhibit at Science Central. How do new and old diseases emerge? What about resistant bacteria? What does it all mean? Learn all this and more at Disease Detectives , a traveling exhibition about microbiology that puts visitors in the role of…

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Geek Christmas: Part II

Toys are an awfully big part of Christmas. Whether you’re giving them or receiving them, there’s always something new to play with waiting under the tree. I’ve never had much patience when it comes to, well, anything, so lucky for me I have the uncanny ability to know what’s underneath the…

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Tommy Want Wingy: Best Chicken Wings in Fort Wayne

This topic may stir a bit of controversy, as it is a never ending debate around Fort Wayne. However, someone has to do it, and I will be that guy. Who has the best Chicken Wings (or Buffalo Wings) in town? I’m sure you and your friends have argued this topic on more than one occasion. From my own…

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Hop On the Hoosier Shuttle

Whether you’re visiting family or have family coming in from out of the town, the Hoosier Shuttle is the perfect answer to getting to and from Indianapolis International Airport and downtown Indy. The Hoosier Shuttle offers trips from Fort Wayne to the Indy airport and Circle Center, and…

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