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Susan moved to Fort Wayne from southern Indiana in 1989 for a teaching job in Roanoke and has lived here ever since. She blogs at Girls in White Dresses and is the author of five books. She is also a piano teacher and enjoys living in the Fort with her husband and three young adult daughters.

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The Best Of: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has won many accolades over the years, and locals can tell you why. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a day, whether you have a bunch of kids with you, or if you're on own, or visiting with a friend…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2019?

It's that time of year again: the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens for the season on Saturday, April 27. If you're a native, or if you've visited often, you know how fabulous our Zoo is. You can visit the Central Zoo, or venture off into the African Journey, the Australian Adventure, or the Indonesian Rain Forest. What is new for 2019? Let's explore…

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9 Reasons to Visit Fort Wayne, Indiana this Spring

One of the perks of living in northeast Indiana is the ability to experience all four seasons. But this past winter has seemed particularly long, and most of us are ready to enjoy Fort Wayne in all its springtime glory. Make sure to visit these ten must-see attractions in Fort Wayne, Indiana this spring…

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Fort Wayne, Indiana's Best Fall Trails

If you've complained about theheat and humidity this summer, you'll be glad to welcome cooler fall weather. Autumn in Fort Wayne, Indiana is a wonderful time to see -- and photograph -- some beautiful trees, flowers, and wildlife…

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Summer Fun on Fort Wayne, Indiana's Three Rivers!

Fort Wayne, Indiana: acity built on three rivers, right? Quick quiz: can you name those rivers? You can find them listed at the end of this post. So, how many times have you visited those rivers? I'm embarrassed to admit that I've seen very little of the rivers, and I've lived here nearly 30 years. There's no excuse for not enjoying the rivers,  especially now with the renewed focus on developing our riverfront…

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What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2018?

Although it may be hard to believe, given this year's extended winter weather, the renowned Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens on Saturday, April 21. This is one of the most-anticipated spring events in the Fort, so let's take a look at what's new at the zoo for 2018…

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How to Shake the Winter Blues in Fort Wayne, Indiana

This Post was Updated on January 3, 2019 Fort Wayne, Indiana is a wonderful place. Part of that wonder comes from experiencing all four seasons. Each of the seasons has its own pleasures, and yet -- sometimes, winter seems to extend its stay here. Gray skies and weeks of cold temperatures without end can take their toll on even the biggest Fort Wayne fan. How about a few of these ideas for shaking the winter blues inFort Wayne…

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Free Tours in Fort Wayne, Indiana

As a child in school, I always loved field trips. Sure, I could read my science book to learn how milk is pasteurized. But there was something special about getting to see the process at a local dairy. If you enjoy first-hand experiences too, you'll be happy to know that there are several Fort Wayne businesses that will let you look around and learn for free…

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