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Carrie
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Carrie M.
Carrie moved here from northern Minnesota, six miles from the Canadian border, 12 years ago. “Uff ta” and “You Betcha” are Minnesota-ism you still catch her saying every once-in-awhile. Carrie worked as a videographer/producer in Minnesota, here locally at WANE and the Indy Racing league. Carrie loves exploring Fort Wayne’s running trails and along with her husband enjoys taking in a Komets or TinCaps game.

A Gingerbread Day

I spent a Saturday morning with the smell of gingerbread and holiday spirit in the air. This quest started with the Gingerbread Pursuit 4 mile run. My husband, a friend, and I arrived early for packet pick-up which gave us a prime parking spot. This prevented us from having to freeze since…

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VIDEO: Headwaters Park Ice Rink (Open through March 3rd!)

Growing up in northern Minnesota, it was only natural to skate or play hockey on a pond or an outdoor rink. When I found out ten years ago that Fort Wayne was opening an outdoor rink at Headwaters Park, I couldn't wait to try it out! On a Sunday in January I wanted to give my 2 year old…

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Enjoy a Living Nativity this Christmas

Many Fort Wayne area churches make the wonders of Christmas come to life. It's always good to step back from the hectic holiday rush and experience delightful and relaxing holiday festivities churches have to offer. Two churches take two different methods to capture the Christmas story, but…

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Tea Time At Sweet Violets

In the center of Fort Wayne lies a quaint little tea place known as Sweet Violets. Located in a classical Queen Anne style home built in 1886, you can still find the original stain glass windows with a box-bay window in the stair landing. When I walked in, I received a warm greeting from the…

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"Fall" Into Fitness: The River City Rat Race

I do believe one of the best ways to enjoy Fort Wayne in the fall is the River City Rat Race 5K run/walk and 10K run. Even if you're not a workout guru, this really is enjoyable. There are so many people pumped up and excited that you can’t help but find yourself energized and ready to go…

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Summerspiel Brings Curling to Fort Wayne

Growing up in Northern Minnesota, curling wasn’t foreign to me but it certainly wasn’t second nature. That is why I look forward to having the opportunity to watch and learn more about the sport that grows in popularity with each Winter Olympics that passes. Fort Wayne will host the 3 rd…

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Video: Franke Park Mountain Bike Trails

I wouldn’t consider myself or my husband to be avid mountain bikers, but we do enjoy getting out on the trails as much as possible. We have been to a few outside the Fort Wayne area but never to the Franke Park trails located near the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. So one Wednesday afternoon we…

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$1 Night at The Botanical Conservatory

I have been to the Botanical Conservatory a couple times after moving to Fort Wayne and have always enjoyed it. So, when I found out it was just a dollar on the first Thursday of every month, I thought, "What an inexpensive way to enjoy the evening!" What I had forgotten after not visiting…

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