Riverfront Activities

Meet Fort Wayne: Meet and Cheer! Catch a Game in Fort Wayne

There's no shortage of things to do in Fort Wayne when visiting for a meeting or convention. With hundreds of restaurant options, two malls and a number of attractions throughout the city, there is plenty to do for all of our visitors. If you love sports, or just enjoy experiencing the atmosphere, you'll enjoy watching a game when you're in town…

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Fort Wayne Komet Hockey

The Fort WayneKomets is our hockey team, currently in the ECHL league, who play at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. If you're looking for a fun night for the whole family, be sure to check out the Komets schedule…

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Be a Part of a Fort Wayne Tradition - Fort Wayne Komet Hockey!

Komet Hockey is a big part of my life, as I have previously documented here and here. When I say it's a big part of my life I'm not just saying I occasionally go to a game and own a t-shirt, I mean I go to nearly every home game and it's a part of my family and our traditions. Komet hockey has been…

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21 Questions with Zamboni Paul

If you've been to a Komets game, you've more than likely seen the large machine cleaning the ice between periods. Many people don't know that machine is called a Zamboni. Most are fascinated by it and the man behind the machine, myself included. I sat down with Paul the Zamboni driver to learn about his role with the Komets…

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After 5 Teen Entertainment

If your teen needs to hang out for a few hours some evening, there are plenty of options available in Fort Wayne. Better yet, many are low-cost and one is even free! 1. Game Night On the first three Wednesdays of each month teens in grades 6-12 can play Wii, X-box Kinect, Halo or Black Ops at…

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Fort Wayne's #1 Fan!

It’s possible the biggest fan of Fort Wayne’s attractions doesn't even live in the Summit City. Linda Anderson of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania (located east of Philadelphia) has driven the 10 hours to Fort Wayne on seven different occasions during the past winter and spring season. She was not…

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Battling for the Turner Conference

The Fort Wayne Komets take home ice at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum TONIGHT: Tuesday, April 24 th , 2012 at 7:30pm for the Turner Conference Finals. This is the sixth game out of a seven game series, and the Komets must win to continue. The Komets have been battling the Missouri…

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60 Amazing Years of Komet History

Most people in Fort Wayne cannot remember a time before Komet Hockey was present in the Summit City. The team’s origin began in 1952 when the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum offered a location large enough to contain crowds. In the beginning, the Komet Hockey team was affiliated with the…

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Meet Icy the Eagle, the Komets' Mascot!

Everyone who has attended a Komet Hockey game has seen the team’s mascot, Icy the Eagle. As you’ll see from his sassy replies to my interview questions, Icy believes he is the most talented player on the ice at the Coliseum – and maybe everywhere! Q: How did you join the Komet hockey team? A:…

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Meet Komet Hockey Announcer Bob Chase

Mention the name Bob Chase to people from Fort Wayne and most will recognize him as the well-known and well-loved Voice of the Komets. Chase began announcing Komet Hockey games on WOWO AM 1190 radio in 1953 and hasn't missed a season since. After serving in the Navy during WWII, Chase began…

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