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Amber Foster Bouthot moved here from Illinois in 2002 and is proud to call Fort Wayne home. She's an editor, freelance writer, and community volunteer, with over ten years of writing and editing experience. By day, she manages glo magazine, owns her own marketing and writing firm, and runs Fort Wayne Food Tours. In her spare time, she likes to cuddle with her daughters and 3 pups, and spend time camping and going to the lake with her family.

Romantic Restaurants in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Are you planning a romantic getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana? If so, you’ll likely be on the hunt for some romantic dining options. Fort Wayne is home to a rich culinary scene, with plenty of trendy spots popping up. If you’re looking for a cozy, intimateplace full of ambience to cuddle up to your significant other and enjoy some quiet conversation, these places top my list…

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Affordable Family-Friendly Weekend Itinerary

If you are looking for an affordable family getaway, Fort Wayne is full of family-friendly activities that won't break the bank. From unique events and festivals to the #1 and #2 attractions in Indiana, youraffordable weekend itinerary in Fort Wayne awaits…

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Fort Wayne's Best Steakhouses

If you're visiting Fort Wayne, you’ll need to know where you can get a tasty steak. Fort Wayne is home to a variety of locally-owned restaurants, all touting different specialties, but these are the places to visit if you’re in the mood for steak…

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The Best Wings in Fort Wayne, Indiana

A few years ago, I did some crowdsourcing to identify the best wings in Fort Wayne andwrote a review for our local NPR affiliate, WBOI. Based on hundreds of responses on Twitter and Facebook, I set about to try more wings than I care to admit. Based on that experience and other wing-eating excursions since, I have compiled this list of Fort Wayne's Best Wings…

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Fun Fort Wayne Holiday Runs!

Calling all runners! Fort Wayne and the surrounding area are home to a plethora of running events, even during the colder months. Fort4Fitness may have put us on the map as a running destination, especially with the addition of a full marathon this year, but the smaller events have a personality of their own, whether it’s the picturesque course or the theme of the race. If you’re planning to visit Fort Wayne over the holidays, be sure to check out the following races…

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Restaurants Worth Traveling For

Recently, Fort Wayne has enjoyed an explosion of locally-owned restaurants that have put us on the national culinary map. Most of them focus on locally sourced ingredients, as well, which Northeast Indiana foodies have been craving for a long time. We are quickly becoming a destination food spot, so if you’re thinking of visiting our city, here are my votes for Restaurants Worth Traveling for…

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The Embassy's Annual Festival of Trees is a Must-See

The holidays are a fun time to visit downtown Fort Wayne—there is so much to do and see. And at the center of it all is the Embassy Theatre’s Annual Festival of Trees, a highly anticipated Fort Wayne holiday tradition, which kicks off November 27 and runs through December 4. For eight days…

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Postcard History Series: Fort Wayne

Randy Harter, a Fort Wayne native and retired business executive, has been a collector of local vintage postcards and history reference materials for over 35 years. He has also written several local history pieces over the years, including his most recent, a book just published by Arcadia…

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Holley Trolley Shopping Downtown

Love shopping? Love downtown? Love shopping local? I can answer yes to all three questions, so if you are like me, plan to check out Holley Trolley Shopping Downtown on November 24. Part of HolidayFest, which includes downtown's annual lighting ceremony, ice skating at Headwater's Park…

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