Frightening Fun in Fort Wayne!

If you enjoy the frightening, ghoulish, and spooktacular, then the annual Fright Night in downtown Fort Wayne is for you and your whole family! There are plenty of activities for the family that enjoys fright or the families that enjoy the not so frightening…

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Tolon, A Downtown Dining Gem

I am not a food snob. If it’s good, I’ll eat it. And I’m as comfortable at a steakhouse as I am at a fast food joint. Having said that, though, it’s obvious that some restaurants are better than others – better atmosphere, better service, and most importantly, better food. For those of us who love to eat, living in, working in, and visiting Fort Wayne has been especially “tasty” lately with so many great new restaurants opening. One of those is Tolon, a Midwestern supplier-focused, farm-to-fork restaurant located at 614 South Harrison Street…

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Enjoy a Fun Night Out at The Sidecar

The Sidecar is a relatively new dining option in downtown Fort Wayne. Think of it as the live-in sister location to Copper Spoon (formerly Wine Down Tasting & Tapas). It’s a great spot for appetizers and drinks and has plenty of local charm thanks to its location. I brought two friends along for a girls night out and here are the features we liked the best:…

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Middle Waves Music Festival - The Best Music Research

My first concert experience was at a music festival. Wait – my first concert experience was at THE music festival, Lollapalooza, in 1995. It was the summer after my senior year of high school, and as an alternative music fan, I was stoked to see some of my favorite bands in the flesh: Sonic Youth, Beck, Hole (Courtney Love punched my friend Dan in the arm!), Cypress Hill (The best mosh pit I’ve ever been in!), The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (Trombones!). It was the start of a love affair with live music; over the course of the next year I went on to see Live, PJ Harvey, Bush, The Goo Goo Dolls, No Doubt…and I haven’t looked back. I’ve seen pretty much all of the great ‘90s alternative bands, but there’s one exception that stands out, and that’s The Flaming Lips. But this September 16 - 17 I’ll be able to remedy that at Fort Wayne’s inaugural Middle Waves Music Festival…

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