Spring Break at the Botanical Conservatory

Spring Activities

Emily LaRue
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Emily L.
I am a Fort Wayne native who writes for several local publications including Glo and Home Indoor Outdoor Living. I enjoy reading, writing, and spending time with friends and family. I am married and I am a mother of two step-daughters and a son.

Fort Wayne Youtheatre’s Presents Ruby Bridges

Can a six-year-old girl change the way a nation thinks? She can if she's Ruby Bridges. If you're not familiar with the story, Ruby Bridges was a little African American girl living in Tylertown, Mississippi in 1960.  She was the first African-American child to attend an all-white school in the South…

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Savor Fort Wayne Review - Mad Anthony’s

Bold Brews, Perfect Pizza, Fantastic Finishes For Savor Fort Wayne, I took the opportunity to get to Mad Anthony's Brewing Company for their deep dish pizza and handcrafted brews. While I was there, I realized why Mad Anthony's has been a staple in the area for several generations. The food and beer are always top-notch and service is consistently good…

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Winterval - Fort Wayne's Winter Party

While a festival seems most suitable for summer temperatures, many cities across the globe host festivals in Winter. Quebec City has a winter carnival (complete with camping - oh my!), Harbin, China has a snow and ice festival, and they celebrate Winterlude in Ottawa, Ontario.  Luckily, here in Fort Wayne, we don't have to sit Winter out either - we have Winterval!  Winterval, Fort Wayne's celebration of winter, is back for its fifth year on January 30, from 10 am-4 pm…

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Copper Spoon

"We all eat and it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly." - Anna Thomas I don't know you Anna Thomas, but Copper Spoon (formerly Wine Down Tapas and Tastings) and I are with you! I went there with a group of friends on a recent Saturday evening and my first impression was of pleasant surprise that this type of restaurant concept could not only be found in Fort Wayne, but bustling and thriving. I soon found out why…

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Winter - The Lesser Season?

"I read, much of the night, and go south in Winter." - T.S. Eliot While Mr. Eliot had the luxury of going south in Winter, not all of us are able. But, I have decided after the better part of 40 years living in a cold place, I will stop fighting the natural flow of the seasons (and wishing I was some place warm), and try to find beauty in the cold and the snow…

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Trubble Brewing - Worth the Wait

Fort Wayne is (finally!) catching up with the craft beer movement. A tasty new brewery and gastropub in the ‘07 -46807, that is- has just opened after a much-anticipated delay. Trubble Brewing, the brainchild and labor of love of Chad and Keli Hanke, was scheduled to open in the summer, but life…

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