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Posts from December 2014

Posted on December 21, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Haley B.

Fort Wayne New Year’s Eve Hot Spots 2015

Updated March 2017

3…2…1…Happy New Year! There’s not a memory that doesn’t rush back to me that doesn’t include, “New Years' Rockin’ Eve”, watching the ball drop at midnight, and worrying about that special midnight kiss. The same traditions still apply from year to year, except for that

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Posted on December 20, 2014 at 9:00:26 am by Natalie T.

IPFW Mastodon men's basketball in full swing

Indiana University. Purdue. Butler. Notre Dame. On any given year, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament is typically filled with at least a few Indiana teams. Senior Steve Forbes (54) is a returning starter on the IPFW men's basketball team. (Photo by Clyde Click). But 2014 was different. None of the usual teams made the tournament. The only team left with a shot was the IPFW (Indiana ... More ›

Posted on December 19, 2014 at 9:00:58 am by Natalie T.

WIN TICKETS to the Harlem Globetrotters in Fort Wayne

I thought I knew what it would be like, but I really had no idea.

Almost five years ago, when a friend of mine told me he would be playing for the Washington Generals, the team that travels with and plays the Harlem Globetrotters, I was really excited for him. I knew it was a great

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Posted on December 18, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Holley T.

Savor Fort Wayne 2015

Visit SavorFortWayne.com for the latest info on the current year's program.

Savor Fort Wayne is a foodie's dream come true, and it's back again this year! With over 25 different eateries participating in the 12 days of deals, this year is sure to be better than ever! This year's event kicks

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snow ops 2012 001 Winter weather is fast approaching, and while we've already seen our first snowfall, we can only assume there is plenty more to come! Traveling can be stressful enough on its own, but add in cold temperatures, freezing rain and snow, and your trip to the airport can be even more ... More ›
What are you hungry for this holiday season? Are you craving the traditional Christmas ham with all the trimmings? Or maybe you're looking for something a little more adventurous? Read on to find a few new holiday food ideas- and where you can find the ingredients in the Fort.

Christmas Goose

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Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:00:41 am by Lauren C.

Ring in the New Year - Summit City style

Are you planning to be in Fort Wayne on New Year's Eve? You're in for a treat. There is plenty to do and see! Here are a few ideas: Make sure you try one of Club Soda's famous martinis! For party animals: I always enjoy spending New Year's at Club Soda. There is always live entertainment, good company--and of course plenty of drinks. If you're ... More ›

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 5:00:58 am by Katie R.

Here Comes the Bride - to the Bridal Spectacular!

IMG_4087 Planning a wedding can be a magical, wonderful and stressful experience. Trust me, I know! Just shy of being married to my wonderful hubby for one full year, the experience of planning our wedding is still fresh in my mind. One of my favorite things to do when we were engaged, and especially ... More ›

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 9:00:29 am by Lauren C.

Think Fort Wayne's local shops for novelties and gifts

There's no reason to shop at a big box store when Fort Wayne has plenty of locally owned treasures. From olive oil to stationary, these local retailers know how to create memorable and one-of-a kind items. Here's an overview of a few of my favorite locally owned destinations: ... More ›

Posted on December 16, 2014 at 5:00:05 am by Holley T.

Restaurants Serving up Christmas Day dinner

Had enough of the Christmas hustle and bustle by the time Christmas Day rolls around? Well, if a big Christmas feast is the last thing you want to worry about, don't panic! Fort Wayne has a number of delicious options for eating out on Christmas that are guaranteed to be relaxing and no fuss

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