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Posted on May 25, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Jennifer B.

A Perfect Spring Day in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The rising sun touches the pillow, coming a little earlier each day, beckoning me to a beautiful early spring morning.  Though not often a morning person, I am drawn outside to a peaceful start to what is sure to be a wonderful day; a cool breeze is blowing, the cheery cardinal is singing, and a bright goldfinch stops by the feeder as I sip my tea and plan my day. 

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Posted on April 05, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Amber F.

The Best Burgers in Fort Wayne

A few years ago, I did a Top Fort Wayne Burgers review for our local NPR affiliate, WBOI. At that time, after a heated debate on social media and tallying over 100 votes, the top burgers emerged, and I tried them all. Since then, a handful of new restaurants have opened with stellar burgers on their menus, so I am adding them to my list.  If you’re visiting Fort Wayne, whether for business or pleasure, add one of these burgers to your must-eat list. You will not be disappointed.

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If you’re attending events at the Grand Wayne Convention Center that run late, don’t worry. There are a number of places nearby where you can still grab a late night bite or drink. Here are 5 places you can try on your next visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

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Posted on March 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Shelby S.

St. Patrick's Day Pub Trail in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Although named for the Irish missionary, St. Patrick’s Day has become a massive celebration of all things Irish. And what’s more Irish than the color green, bagpipes and beer? These local Fort Wayne, Indiana pubs take all of those beautiful things and build celebrations of varying sizes, but beer is always involved.

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Posted on February 20, 2018 at 11:00:00 am by John F.

Best Brunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Years of waking up to just eggs, cereal and toast on the weekends are now over. Don't get me wrong, I love breakfast. But I REALLY LOVE brunch.

Whether brunch is now part of your late-Sunday morning routine, or if you are looking for a unique meal with a twist, Fort Wayne, Indiana restaurants have caught on to the brunch craze.

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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, your affordable weekend itinerary in Fort Wayne awaits!

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Posted on February 19, 2018 at 10:00:00 am by Sarah D.

10 Things to Do After 5 PM in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana has plenty of activities and entertainment to keep visitors busy during the day, but sometimes it can be hard to find things to do much past dinnertime. Instead of going back to the hotel after dinner, check out some of these family-friendly and adult activities and entertainment that are open past 5 pm.

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beer-festYou don’t have to travel to a bustling metropolitan city to enjoy a beer festival this year! Come to Fort Wayne, Indiana’s own JK O’Donnell’s, an Irish ale house located in the heart of downtown for Beoir Go Leoir - which is Gaelic for “lots of beer.” This second annual event will feature

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Posted on May 21, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Cater to your appetite for outdoor dining in the Fort

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It's always "happy hour" at The Deck.There's nothing better than enjoying a great meal with family or friends al fresco. Gone are the harsh days of winter. Now it's time for longer days filled with sunshine.

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Posted on January 28, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Michelle M.

Comfort Food - Fort Wayne Style

I’m sure there’s a psychological reason for it but during the summer I crave salads and lighter fare while during the winter I crave comfort foods like warm soups, creamy potatoes, and stews that warm you from the inside out. It was certainly hard grueling work but I managed to do the

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