Posted on January 04, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Katie R.

10 Local Makers and Shakers in Fort Wayne, Indiana

It’s no secret that Fort Wayne, Indiana is filled to the brim with endless amounts of creative talent. From handmade jewelry, to sweet treats, to DIY, and everything in between – there’s all kinds of makers making their mark!

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Have you always dreamed of seeing your favorite rock musicians live in performance together? Well here's your chance. Down the Line 9 brings the electrifying vibe of a live performance, with the songs you know by heart and the artists you love.

This special MusicFest: Legends from Locals

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Posted on November 18, 2014 at 5:00:00 am by Katie R.

Have a Holly Jolly time during Holly Trolley Shopping!

HTSOn Saturday, November 29 you can discover downtown and all of the local shops it has to offer during the Downtown Improvement District's annual Holly Trolley Shopping Day! Park, shop and ride the FREE trollies from 11am-5pm and check out unique offerings from local businesses both right ... More ›
photo Why head to the mall when you can find a one-of-a-kind gift elsewhere? Opal & Ruby Gift Emporium is THE place to find a treasure for that special person in your life. Nestled in a cozy looking strip of shops and eateries off of Illinois Road, the store welcomes locals and visitors alike. ... More ›

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Mallory C.

BuskerFest: A Celebration of the Street Performer

Update: For information on this year's event, visit our Festivals page.

balloon artistIn case you didn’t already know, Last Saturdays are one of the best ways to enjoy free entertainment in the Fort. However, June’s Last Saturday will feature one of my favorite free events that Fort Wayne has to offer.

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Posted on June 04, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Bandidos Mexican Food – the Next Generation

The Loco Burrito has plenty of fresh tomato, large-chopped onion and spicy rice.For long-time residents of Fort Wayne, going to Bandidos (say ‘ban dee does’) is a lifetime tradition. At first it was a place that resembled a Mexican presidio with stucco walls and dramatic paintings of turn-of-the-century bandits in sombreros. It also had traditional mariachi music piped

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Posted on May 15, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Zesto Ice Cream Hits the Spot

Zestos It’s one of those warm, sunny, summery days. Garage sales are springing up all over the place, dandelions are nodding and folks are just enjoying the weather. What would make the day perfect? How about some ice cream? If you’re in Fort Wayne for a little while and you’d like something unique

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Posted on May 06, 2014 at 6:00:00 am by Katie R.

Feel the love with Love, Fort Wayne

lovefwWhether you've lived in Fort Wayne your whole life, moved here for one reason or another, or have made our city a destination for you to visit, you have probably discovered that Fort Wayne is a city with a lot to love. This is the idea behind a new collection of short videos created by Fort

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Posted on January 24, 2014 at 9:00:00 am by Michelle M.

Covington Plaza: A Great Place to Shop

Big shopping malls are great especially when you want to find name brand items but when you’re looking for something a little more unique with local flair check out Covington Plaza on Jefferson Blvd in Fort Wayne. Here are a few of my favorite stops:

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Olive Twist Known for their unique,

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Posted on December 18, 2013 at 5:00:00 am by Amber F.

I <3 Fort Wayne - Holiday Gift Guide

Do you love Fort Wayne as much as I do? If so, listen up! I enjoy buying my out-of-town family and friends gifts unique to Fort Wayne. Our city is blessed with a plethora of creative entrepreneurs, so it’s not hard to find these gifts, but it is hard to choose just a few. I want to buy them

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