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Lauren Caggiano was raised in Fort Wayne, and returned in 2007 upon graduation from the University of Dayton. (Go Flyers!) The president of WriteOn LLC, she specializes in writing, marketing, and French translation. In her spare time she enjoys working out, thrifting and volunteering.

Your Guide to Holiday Bargain Shopping in Fort Wayne

Holiday shoppingcan really add up. It's easy to get carried away with buying meaningful gifts for everyone on our list. Have no fear, though! There are bargains to be had in Fort Wayne! Follow this list for Fort Wayne shopping destinations that are known for deals…

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Stoner's Funstores: Your Source for April Fool's Pranks!

Looking for an April Fool's Day prank? Look no further than Stoner's Funstores, at 712 S. Harrison St., in downtown Fort Wayne. Stoner’s was founded by Dick Stoner in 1949 as a small shop that specialized in magic tricks and novelties. Owner Dick Stoner is a master magician/joker himself, so you…

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Trolley Steaks and Seafood Delights

Trolley Steaks and Seafood's name says it all. They have made quite a name for themselves locally, when it comes to steaks and seafood. You'll find items like filet, New York Strip, and crabcakes on the dinner menu. But these items are just the tip of the iceberg. Sandwiches, pasta, salads and…

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Learn about the "Fort" in Fort Wayne

Ever wondered how Fort Wayne earned its namesake? You can learn this and more through a visit to the "Old Fort." A little known fact is there were three American forts built in Fort Wayne. The current fort, located just north of downtown on Spy Run, is a replica of the one constructed by Major John Whistler and his men during 1815 — 1816. It is reportedly the last fort to stand at the junction of the St. Marys, St. Joseph, and Maumee Rivers.  It was designed purely for defense against Native Americans, and could be comfortably defended by a relatively small number of men…

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Go Natural at Fort Wayne's Health Food Stores

Fort Wayne visitors seeking options for organic and natural food, beauty and other goods are in luck. Fort Wayne boasts two amazing health food stores: 3 Rivers Natural Grocery: 3 Rivers Natural Grocery is a co-op, meaning in the loosest sense, it is a voluntary organization composed of a…

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