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Apart from spending his college years in West Lafayette, Indiana, and Dayton, Ohio, Mike Flohr is a lifetime resident of the Summit City. Today he divides his time among his wife, Megan, his job as an elementary school teacher, and his many geek obsessions.

Raising the Bar (145°)

Whenever a business closes - a restaurant, a store at the mall - I mourn it (sometimes briefly, sometimes longer) then almost immediately start to wonder what's going to replace it. Building permits and construction signs and blocked out storefronts are usually the first signs that something new…

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Appleseed Comic Con 2015

It's spring, which means the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and a killer robot is here to destroy us all. Wait, what? Yes, folks, it's the time of year when superheroes descend on the city, both at the cineplex, as The Avengers: Age of Ultron opens in theatres Friday, May 1, and at the…

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Happy At A Shigs In Pit

I'm not a rib guy. I thought I should say that up front. Barbecue, though? I love barbecue. In fact, we find ourselves living in an "Age of Barbecue" here in Fort Wayne, and one of my favorite places to go for barbecue...well, pretty much anytime I can, is Shigs In Pit, located at 2008 Fairfield…

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Notre Dame Women's Basketball Comes to the Coliseum

Fall is pretty much my favorite time of year. There are many reasons for that, not the least of which is the return of college basketball. I am first and foremost a Purdue Boilermaker, but I went to law school at the University of Dayton, so I have an allegiance to the Flyers too. But college…

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My Favorite Places to Run - Kreager Park

This year’s Fort4Fitness has come and gone, and I feel pretty good about the result – I finished more than six minutes under the time I had set as a goal. But with more races to run – and fall weather to enjoy – I wanted to get back out on the trails. However, a busy schedule and lousy…

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My Favorite Places to Run - Shoaff Park

The first of my “Best Places to Run in Fort Wayne” posts featured Concordia Theological Seminary, and I hope some of you have had a chance to check it out (both the post and the campus). I wrote that post after a “heated” run – man, it was hot that day – but soon after, the weather took a…

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My Fort Wayne Favorite - Lions Park

Folks who live in Fort Wayne, Indiana, have a lot to be proud of, not the least of which is our amazing park system. My favorite park – and honestly, my favorite place in the city – is Lions Park. One of the city’s many neighborhood parks, you can find it at the intersection of Carew Street…

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