Holly H.
Holly H., Author
Previously a reporter at daily newspapers in Indiana and Ohio, Holly Hammersmith now works as a full-time freelance writer and editor. In her spare time, Holly can be found running or practicing yoga. She also enjoys visiting local coffee shops and day tripping. Find Holly on Twitter @HFHammers and at http://hollyhammersmith.com.

Swinney Homestead Christmas Celebrates Season of Yesteryear

In today’s fast-paced world it can be easy to get caught up in technology, the shopping frenzy and the urge to travel and see everyone this holiday season. In the midst of the chaos, the Swinney Sisters invite you to visit the Swinney Homestead for a trip back in time at Fort Wayne’s historic…

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800 Degrees Heats Up Dining in Fort Wayne

One of my absolute favorite eateries in Fort Wayne, Indiana goes by the name 800 Degrees. Hot! The name comes from the high-temperature oven used to cook wood-fired pizzas here. These pizzas are unlike any carry-out you’ve had before. These have a crisp, thin crust. The staff at 800 Degrees…

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Holiday Festival Series: Festival of Trains

(Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to a number of holiday festival events. This is part three of a three-part series to showcase some of the most loved festivals.) The last part of our series takes us to the Festival of Trains, a three day event that is perfect for families! The Festival of Trains…

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Holiday Festival Series: Festival of Trees

(Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to a number of holiday festival events. This is part two of a three-part series to showcase some of the most loved festivals.) The 29th annual Festival of Trees opens in all its shimmery splendor on November 27 this year at the Embassy Theatre, in the heart of…

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Must Do & See: Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown

Local? Visitor? Everyone can find something to see and do at Fort Wayne, Indiana's own annual "Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown," taking place Sunday, September 8! Where else can you gain FREE access to a dozen of Fort Wayne's most popular museums? This event is not to be missed! Go to a…

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Enjoy the Blooms in Fort Wayne

Even as temperatures are rising, there is still time to enjoy the beautiful blooms around Fort Wayne. The floral and fauna at Lakeside Park, Foster Park, and Freimann Square are a delight year-round, but especially invoke the senses during this warmer season. These parks are among the…

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Fort Wayne Trails Itineraries: Deer Ridge Trail

This is part seven in a seven-part series detailing the opportunities that the Fort Wayne Trails have to offer. New this year, trail maps and itineraries are available online for visitors to the Fort Wayne area. Use one of these guides to plan your next visit. Fort Wayne and Allen County are…

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Fort Wayne Trails Itineraries: Towpath Trail

This is part six in a seven-part series detailing the opportunities that the Fort Wayne Trails have to offer. New this year, trail maps and itineraries are available online for visitors to the Fort Wayne area. Use one of these guides to plan your next visit. Fort Wayne and Allen County are…

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