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Amber Foster Bouthot moved here from Illinois in 2002 and is proud to call Fort Wayne home. She's an editor, freelance writer, and community volunteer, with over ten years of writing and editing experience. By day, she manages glo magazine, owns her own marketing and writing firm, and runs Fort Wayne Food Tours. In her spare time, she likes to cuddle with her daughters and 3 pups, and spend time camping and going to the lake with her family.

The 90s Invade Fort Wayne

Calling all children of the 90’s! Fort Wayne will host the I Love the 90’s Tour at the Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, November 3. So whether you’re already planning to visit during that time or are looking for a way to kick off a fun weekend here, this is a concert you won’t want to miss…

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Restaurants Worth Traveling For

Recently, Fort Wayne has enjoyed an explosion of locally-owned restaurants that have put us on the national culinary map. Most of them focus on locally sourced ingredients, as well, which Northeast Indiana foodies have been craving for a long time. We are quickly becoming a destination food spot, so if you’re thinking of visiting our city, here are my votes for Restaurants Worth Traveling for…

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Taste of the Arts- Food to Look Forward To

For a foodie like me, Taste of the Arts is a dream come true. Every year, in late August, Arts United transforms Main Street and the surrounding area into a regional festival celebrating the arts. The event features music, dance, fine arts, theatre, history, and local food. The proceeds raised fund arts and culture programs and organizations. There’s only one thing better than a food festival—one that also raises money to support organizations that improve the quality of life in our community…

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Top Five Three Rivers Festival Events

Summertime in Fort Wayne means festival after festival, from Kickstart kicking us off in May through Johnny Appleseed Festival wrapping it up in the fall. Right smack dab in the middle of summer is our city’s largest festival, The Three Rivers Festival. Now in its 48 th season, this year’s Festival theme is Indiana’s Bicentennial: Celebrate History- Ignite the Future. There are so many exciting events planned, from the parade on Saturday morning to the fireworks to cap it all off, it can be hard to decide what to do. To help you, here are my top five Festival events…

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The Embassy's Annual Festival of Trees is a Must-See

The holidays are a fun time to visit downtown Fort Wayne—there is so much to do and see. And at the center of it all is the Embassy Theatre’s Annual Festival of Trees, a highly anticipated Fort Wayne holiday tradition, which kicks off November 27 and runs through December 4. For eight days…

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Postcard History Series: Fort Wayne

Randy Harter, a Fort Wayne native and retired business executive, has been a collector of local vintage postcards and history reference materials for over 35 years. He has also written several local history pieces over the years, including his most recent, a book just published by Arcadia…

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Wine & Canvas, great for a girls' night out

A few months ago, my friend Maureene and I attended our first Wine & Canvas event and had a great time. The one we attended was hosted at Don Hall’s Factory on Coldwater Road in a large private room. I’m always nervous when I attend an event for the first time, but I was especially nervous about…

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Fort Wayne is about to get Colorful!

This summer, not one, not two, but THREE color runs will take place in our city, giving runners and walkers ample opportunity to get crazy with color. All three events are 5k’s and feature non-toxic powdered paint that is blasted at participants throughout the race. The only major…

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