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Posts from December 2015

Posted on December 30, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Warm your body, soul at these Fort Wayne establishments

Is there anything better than a warm beverage on a chilly day? I think not. As someone who's always cold, I am always looking for ways to get and stay warm. Whether coffee, tea, or fancy drinks are your thing, Fort Wayne is home to plenty of cozy cafes and restaurants sure to hit the spot.

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Posted on December 29, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Tom B.

Savor Fort Wayne 2016

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Attention foodies: Savor Fort Wayne is coming back this January to help you beat the winter blues! 2016 will be bigger and better than ever with more than 30 restaurants participating. Each eatery is offering a special multi-course meal at a discounted price you can’t get any other time of year. But the offers only last for 12 flavorful days, January 13 through 24.

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Posted on December 28, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Susan B.

Philharmonic Events in January

January: bleak midwinter. Outside it's cold and gray; inside, the Christmas tree has come down and the lights have been packed away.

Perk up your mood by treating yourself to a trip to hear our wonderful Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra. I remember the first time I attended a Phil concert

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Posted on December 23, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Jasmine B.

Fort Wayne Museum of Art presents: Curator's Tours

If you're looking to take in an exhibit, there's no shortage of them in Fort Wayne. You can make an entire day trip (or longer) out of gallery visits alone! If you're interested in arts, you definitely don't want to leave Fort Wayne without a visit to the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. And you're

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Posted on December 22, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Get cozy at these Fort Wayne establishments

Is there anything better than curling up with a book on a crisp day? I think not. If you're looking for some R&R in a quiet and relaxing setting, let this post be your guide. Here are a few of my favorite spots for nestling up with a good read:


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I love art. Creating it, studying it, even eating it. Here in Fort Wayne, we have an engaging and growing art hub downtown, consisting of the Museum of Art, Artlink, and the Arts United building, which hosts a variety of arts.

Now, on the north side of Fort Wayne, we can add another name to the city's art venues - the Jennifer Ford Art Gallery.

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Posted on December 18, 2015 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

Fort Wayne Winter Bridal Spectacular & 2016 Wedding Trends

Getting an engagement ring is one of life's most special events. From the moment the ring slides onto her finger, a bride-to-be (groom, too, to be fair) becomes focused on the next big event: the wedding.

There are so many things to plan -- venue, decor, flowers, dress, tux. And we've not even begun to discuss the reception.

Thankfully, events like the Fort Wayne Winter Bridal Spectacular exist to bring over 100 vendors into one place for engaged couples to consider, all in one spot.

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Posted on December 18, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Olive Twist Cooking Classes: A Great Unexpected Night Out

It doesn't matter if you love cooking or want to learn to love cooking, a cooking class at the Olive Twist is a great opportunity to learn some new tricks and have fun doing it. You can even make it a fun monthly activity with friends or give a gift certificate as a gift!

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Posted on December 16, 2015 at 8:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

There's Romance in the Air at Christmas!

Need ideas of how to prepare the perfect evening for that special someone in your life?


Plan a dinner at Club Soda 235 E Superior Street, 260.426.3442. This restaurant is one of Fort Wayne's finest with a complete menu and elegant surroundings. The service is attentive and quick.

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Posted on December 15, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Janine R.

Holiday Cheer with All the Trimmings

In as much as giving and receiving is a major part of the holiday season, so is looking for the biggest and brightest tree. Jefferson Pointe is a major attraction for those looking for something different but this year they have something exceptional to offer their patrons. Jefferson Pointe says, "Feast your eyes on this!" The largest synchronized tree of lights in the area.

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