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Family exploring the murals in Downtown Fort Wayne

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Your Guide to Birthday Freebies in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Post updated February 20, 2022 When I first moved to Fort Wayne and my birthday rolled around,I naturally tried to find out what the local scene has to offer a birthday girl. And, for one of the few times in my life, the internet failed me. It turned out that no such guide existed for Fort Wayne. Why is that? Are there no birthday freebies in this city? The answer to that question is a resounding no . Fort Wayne local businesses are exceedingly generous. This city is an amazing place to spend a birthday when you know how much all the local businesses want to celebrate with you…

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Fort Wayne is your place for girlfriend getaways

When was the last time you really let your hair down with some girlfriends? Chances are, it wasn't recent enough. Why not let loose with a change of scenery? Fort Wayne has plenty to offer women of all ages for girlfriend getaways. Here are a few of my recommendations, in no particular order:…

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Take a Tasty Trip Back in Time Inside the Lincoln Tower

If you have a few extra minutes in downtown Fort Wayne, make a quick stop at the Lincoln Tower! It’s one of the Fort’s most beautiful and historic gems. Located across from the courthouse downtown on Berry Street, it was built in the late 1920s and completed in 1930. This ARCH member is a…

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Zesto Ice Cream Hits the Spot

It’s one of those warm, sunny, summery days. Garage sales are springing up all over the place, dandelions are nodding and folks are just enjoying the weather. What would make the day perfect? How about some ice cream? If you’re in Fort Wayne for a little while and you’d like something unique…

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Casa Grande is Full of Grande, Delicious Flavor!

Casa Grande is not your average Mexican restaurant for these 8 reasons: 8. The inside décor is fabulous! I was impressed by this as soon as I walked in. The dining room is spacious and decorated with a mixture of traditional Mexican décor plus some contemporary fixtures. 7. The staff is very…

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A Sweet Tooth’s Delight at Zinnia’s Bakehouse

For anyone looking for a new, glamorous hang-out spot in Fort Wayne, look no further than Zinnia’s Bakehouse on the city’s north side! I first spotted Zinnia’s when I was casually driving by it on State Street. I had needed a place to grab a quick bite before my final exams at one of the…

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DeBrand Fine Chocolates Tour 'Must Do' in Fort Wayne

Whenever I recommend attractions to visit or things to do in Fort Wayne, the tour at DeBrand Fine Chocolates tops the list. I took the tour when I had a relative visit and we both walked away impressed -- and maybe more important -- having our sweet tooth's satisfied! Tours are ongoing this…

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