Ice Skating at Headwaters Park

Winter in Fort Wayne

Combine Education & Fun at Johnny Appleseed Festival!

The official start of the school year has begun for most of the Fort Wayne area. I work in a school and its already time for mid-term grades to be issued! What I like as a parent and educator is that learning can happen anywhere, anytime. In my opinion historic festivals are a good use of a…

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Firefighters Museum -- Where Kids Learn of Historic Heroes

I wish I had a couple of little guys or gals running around my house. If I did, I’d take them to visit the Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum. This is such a perfect place for kids. The museum is conveniently located on West Washington Blvd. between Harrison and Webster Streets -- next to the…

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Riverpalooza Fort Wayne 2014: Rediscover Fort Wayne's Rivers

Initially founded because of its strategic location at the convergence of three rivers, Fort Wayne has a deep link to the three rivers that weave their way through our city. At that time, the rivers served as important trade routes, but now, we have moved onto planes, trains, and automobiles…

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See the Siege of Fort Wayne

If you’ve ever driven north on Spy Run Avenue, you may have seen the Old Fort with its high walls and small gun ports. Curious to know what’s inside? Why not stop by and experience the Siege of Fort Wayne 1812 on June 7 and 8? The Siege of Fort Wayne is an annual event that commemorates the…

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Focus on 46807 - a Great Place to Live!

"If you haven't lived or worked on the south side of Fort Wayne, you might get the idea it's a dangerous place." That's the lead-in to a fantastic piece written about the 46807 recently in The Journal-Gazette. 46807 is located in south-central Fort Wayne. Its boundaries are roughly between…

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Embassy Theatre - Behind the Scenes

Nostalgic charm – that is the first thing that comes to mind when I think of the Embassy Theatre. From the outside, the square building sports big, wide windows on sidewalk level, topped by pretty sandstone bricks and terra-cotta angels…

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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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