Rise 'n Roll Bakery: Much More Than Donuts

Recently a Rise 'n Roll Bakery and Deli popped up in Southwest Fort Wayne. Even before I stepped foot in the door, I'd heard a lot of buzz about the amazing donuts they were cooking up. So, I decided to check it out for myself. I was in for a real surprise! Not only does Rise 'n Roll turn out some…

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Top 5 Reasons Creative Types love Fort Wayne

It is often said that creative pursuits are solitary ones and that the life of an artist is a lonely one. In reality, artists thrive off of other artists. Painters can inspire writers who can spark an idea for a lyric to a song which a photographer listens to as she rearranges perceptions and…

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Everyone's Welcome at Fort Wayne's Boundless Playground!

As summer draws to a close many of us will tuck away fond memories of playing outdoors with our children. We’ll remember laughing, climbing, hanging from the jungle gym and much more. Unfortunately, playing at the playground is much more difficult for children who’s physical abilities are…

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A Visit to the Baer Field Heritage Air Park

I recently spoke with Master Sergeant Darin Hubble, Public Affairs Superintendent, at the Baer Field Heritage Air Park. Hubble gave me a tour and explained some of the Air Park and base’s history. The space where the Air Park is today used to be a parking lot, which had its own maintenance and cleaning costs to the 122 nd Fighter Wing…

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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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Dash-In Offers Endless Dining Options

When it comes to downtown dining options the Dash-In has it all. From breakfast and lunch, to dinner, specialty coffee or a drink at the bar -- the "Dash" (as it's known by locals) will suit your every need. Specialties here include a variety of homemade grilled cheese sandwiches, luscious…

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