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Renee M.
Renee is a Fort Wayne native and mother of 4 children ages 7-13.

Keeping Fort Wayne Energized: Downtown Coffee Shops

Whether you are in town for a convention at the Grand Wayne Center, discovering your roots at the Allen County Public Library or if you are a leisure traveler enjoying some time away; you still need a good cup o’ joe to get your morning started! While locating all the coffee and breakfast stops for…

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Family Fun Day at the Botanical Conservatory

Looking for a family friendly event during the Three Rivers Festival (TRF) that won’t cost you and arm and a leg? Look no further than Family Fun Day at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory on Tuesday, July 17 th from 10 am-3 pm. Included in your regular admission (only $5 for…

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Find Kids Activities in Fort Wayne this Summer!

There are so many great family attractions in Fort Wayne, such as the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Science Central and the TinCaps; but what else is there to do? There are plenty of free or low cost options to keep the kids entertained (and hopefully give you a few minutes to relax and…

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Free Family Fun at the Foellinger Theatre

So, the kids are out of school…wait, THE KIDS ARE OUT OF SCHOOL?!?! This means, that if we want to have fun, I also have to be willing to drop a decent amount of cash. OR, you can read my series of blogs that will help keep your summer eventful without breaking the bank (I will try to keep…

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My Favorite Festival: GermanFest

Fort Wayne offers a festival nearly every weekend in the months of June and July. Out of all of the summer events, my favorite is GermanFest. Why? That’s simple; it’s the festival that my husband and I enjoy together (and without kids). The celebration begins at various city locations on June…

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Have an hour? Make the most of it!

A regular question that we receive in the Visitors Center is from people who have about an hour in downtown Fort Wayne before they have to leave town and want to make the most of it. Here are a few ideas to help you squeeze in every minute of fun that you can! Outdoor Recreation Parkview…

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Welcoming Higher Grounds Star to Downtown Fort Wayne

Last week, I took the opportunity to take a stroll in the beautiful spring weather and stop by Higher Grounds Star, located at 127 W. Berry St. in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne, IN. Not only was I greeted by a beautiful building and decor, but I was also greeted with great smiles and nice…

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Battling for the Turner Conference

The Fort Wayne Komets take home ice at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum TONIGHT: Tuesday, April 24 th , 2012 at 7:30pm for the Turner Conference Finals. This is the sixth game out of a seven game series, and the Komets must win to continue. The Komets have been battling the Missouri…

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Dive into Art and History at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art

I won’t lie, I’m not exactly what you would call a “history buff,” but when I heard about the new exhibit at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, WWII Aircraft Nose Art I was actually excited to go. What I found out when I went was that painting “nose art” on airplanes began during WWI, and by WWII…

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