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Sara Ward is a writer, actress, speaker, teacher, and author of an award-winning play. In addition to writing about Fort Wayne's best dining and events on the Fort Wayne Insider, she also writes for Destiny Rescue, an anti-human trafficking group working in six countries. Sara lives in Fort Wayne with her husband and daughter. You can read more of her writings on her blog, Poets and Saints.

Best Downtown Dining in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Eating in downtown Fort Wayne is a treat and there are plenty of options if you know where to find them.Tucked on side streets are small cafés, pizzerias, pub-style restaurants and fine dining. Here are Fort Wayne’s best downtown dining options…

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Salvatori's Exceeds Expectations for Italian Food Lovers

When I first went to Salvatori’s Italian Restaurant on the southwest side of Fort Wayne, I didn’t know much about their food. As someone who makes homemade calzones and pasta dishes, I was nervous: Would it live up to my expectations? Our meal started with a house salad and Italian dressing. The…

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How to Spend ONE DAY in Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne is a city that often gets overshadowed by its large neighboring sister cities, Indianapolis and Chicago. But those who live in Fort Wayne know our city has many wonderful events, restaurants and shows, plus some charming hidden gems that only the locals know about. So when I was asked…

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Fall Activities in Fort Wayne

Fall is a fabulous time to visit Fort Wayne. From fall festivals to Fright Night, here are a few events that celebrate this exciting season! Kuehnert Dairy Farm The Annual Kuehnert Fall Festival runs five weekends and includes a tour of the dairy farm as well as fall games. Activities include…

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Jefferson Pointe offers great shopping in southwest Fort Wayne

From upscale department store shopping to specialty stores, Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center has it all. Are you looking for a special outfit for a party or gift? Von Maur has a beautiful selection of upscale women’s, men’s, juniors and children’s clothes, as well as perfume, makeup, jewelry and…

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Painting Fun Spot offers creativity and fun

Painting Fun Spot, located at Jefferson Pointe, next to Barnes and Noble Bookstore, focuses on making memories while spreading happiness through art. Boasting the largest selection of paintable items nationwide, Painting Fun Spot makes all their plaster items in Fort Wayne and features an array of…

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The Best Dishes in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne's dining scene offers an array of good foods, but few dishes make the cut for being the "best of the best." Want to know the inside scoop? From The Deck’s “tots deluxe” to Club Soda’s smoked gouda dip, this city’s food gems satisfy the hungry customer. Appetizers The Deck, a…

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