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Family exploring the murals in Downtown Fort Wayne

Summer in Fort Wayne

Holley Taylor
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Holley T.
Holley is a student at Albion College in Michigan studying English with a Creative Writing Emphasis and History. The Fort Wayne native is looking forward to her graduation in the spring. Holley enjoys reading, writing, dancing, and spending time with family and friends.

Fort Wayne Children's Zoo not just for kids

Don't let the name fool you; the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is by no means only for kids. Even as a 20-something, I still love going to the zoo. There are some things you never grow out of. Still, I want different things out of my zoo experience than I did when I was younger. I've figured out…

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Local production of "Hairspray" set to impress

In its 16th year, the Fort Wayne Summer Music Theater will be putting on a production of the classic hit, Hairspray. The musical will be held at IPFW's Williams Theater Thursday, July 10 - Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. The story itself is not new, and in fact…

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Yoga at the Barr Street Market

Yoga is said to have a number of healing benefits for both the mind and the body. Its popularity has been rising steadily over the last few years. From anxiety and arthritis to asthma and back pain, yoga has helped a lot of people move onto the path of healing. Now one studio in Fort Wayne…

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Chalk Walk 2014 - The Beauty Beneath our Feet

With the Three Rivers Festival fast approaching, that also means this year's Chalk Walk is just around the corner. One of the favorite events in the festival, the Chalk Walk, brings tens of thousands of visitors to the streets of Fort Wayne to watch the artists creating mind-bending…

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Three Rivers Festival done right!

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page. As a longtime Fort Wayne local, growing up in the Summit City, I've been to my fair share of Three Rivers Festivals. Just around the corner, July 11th-15th, it is not too early to start planning your plan of attack. Over…

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Sweetwater Rock Camp jams out

The gritty sounds of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" pour out of one of the conference room and into the hallway. I'm surprised when we enter the room and it isn't seasoned musicians playing, but young kids, ages 12-18. They are working on one of their cover songs, part of Sweetwater…

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Fort Wayne Museum of Art deserves a second look

Though small in nature, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art is most certainly mighty. The exhibits featured are thoughtfully designed and will appeal to a wide range of viewers. I couldn't remember the last time I attended the museum, though I think it was on a grade school trip, so I decided to…

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Riverpalooza Fort Wayne 2014: Rediscover Fort Wayne's Rivers

Initially founded because of its strategic location at the convergence of three rivers, Fort Wayne has a deep link to the three rivers that weave their way through our city. At that time, the rivers served as important trade routes, but now, we have moved onto planes, trains, and automobiles…

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Beatlefest 2014: Here Comes the Sun

Beatlemania will sweep through Fort Wayne this Saturday, May 24, as it hosts Beatlefest. Beatlefest will take place on the plaza at the Main Library branch downtown. Festivities will begin at 6 pm; guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs, and food and beverages, provided by Pint and…

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