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Sara W.
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.

Family-Friendly Restaurants in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is tops for restaurants, diners, and great food for families. From superb steakhouses to fantastic breakfasts, Fort Wayne has many options for family-friendly dining experiences that will appease even the pickiest of eaters. SPYRO'S PANCAKE HOUSE Looking for a great breakfast…

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Central City Cafe Celebrates One Year

Central City is celebrating its first year of business, expanding to include Thursday and Friday evening hours with live music for the summer. Located on Calhoun Street, between Main Street and Columbia Street, Central City Café features an array of freshly prepared sandwiches, paninis, wraps, and…

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Unique Shopping in Downtown Fort Wayne

Do you want a unique shopping experience that doesn’t require stopping at a retail chain? Look no further than downtown Fort Wayne, which offers a variety of distinctive shops that will wow that special someone on your shopping list. House of Furniture House of Furniture, located at 537 West…

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BBQ Ribfest voted one of America's Best

Several years ago, I went to Fort Wayne’s BBQ Ribfest for the first time. I’m a big fan of BBQ ribs, especially the fall-off-the-bone kind, and I wanted to try some sweet and spicy ribs that I didn’t have to slow roast myself. Tender and delicious, I enjoyed the ribs on a picnic table while enjoying…

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Rock the Plaza at ACPL Offers Free Saturday Entertainment

Rock the Plaza is a free concert at the Allen County Public Library’s downtown branch every Saturday throughout the summer. The first time I went to Rock the Plaza, I realized what a great venue the downtown public library has for outdoor concerts. The plaza works well for bands with its open…

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Favorite Dishes in Fort Wayne

Have you ever picked up a menu at a new restaurant and had no clue what to order? Restaurants typically have things they’re known for, but a new customer may not know what is outstanding or a house specialty. Although a good server usually knows a great dish on the menu, not all customers ask for…

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Last Saturdays Downtown: April Edition

Every last Saturday of the month in downtown Fort Wayne there are a variety of diverse social, cultural, and artistic experiences for visitors and locals to enjoy. It’s called Last Saturdays, a fun way to enjoy 91 blocks of downtown Fort Wayne. Want to plan your last Saturday with family or friends…

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Top Four Playgrounds in Fort Wayne

Now that the days are turning warmer, it's time to venture out with the kids and hit Fort Wayne, Indiana's favorite playgrounds and parks. From slides and swings to playgrounds designed for children with special needs, you can enjoy a variety of unique parks for children of all ages…

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Get Your Garden Ready for Winter

With the weather turning colder, it might not seem like gardening season, but before you put away those garden tools, there are several things you can do prepare your garden for winter. Using the Fort Wayne Parks Department as our guide, you can have your beds prepped and ready when spring…

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