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A taste of Art in the Park this weekend at Wunderkammer

Wunderkammer Company art gallery on Fairfield Avenue is hosting five local artists to sell their work and compete for one booth at this summer’s ...

The hidden heroes behind Parkview Field's housing boom

it’s hard to imagine the area around Parkview Field — with its splash pads and high-end housing — as a hotbed for crime. But homeown ...

Ditch 'traditional' -- be inspired by 'history' instead

There was one adjective brooding over the rest when the study's results were presented Wednesday night, and it stabbed me like a knife in the heart -- ...

Getting a downtown grocery is more complicated than it seems

Retailers don’t want to risk opening downtown groceries until they know enough residents live there to support business. Residents considering d ...

Finding downtown Fort Wayne's lesser-known living options

The smaller, interesting — and sometimes more affordable — living spaces in the heart of downtown get passed from hand-to-hand through a s ...

What's it like to live downtown? Ask the TinCaps' staff

Several of the TinCaps' staff at Parkview Field — from people who take your tickets to the video crew projecting shots on the big screen — ...

My New Year's resolution -- read 26 books in 2015

Twenty-six people have taken up the challenge to read 26 books this year. They are using the hashtag #Read26FW on Twitter and the Facebook page Read26 ...

10 things to remember about Fort Wayne in 2014

Together, we’re making Fort Wayne a great place rather than a place that’s just good enough.

Stop setting standards and pursue purposes

  I rarely listen to talk radio. But I was driving home from Indianapolis a few weeks ago through that awkward stretch of road where most regular ...

Local conversation starters to survive the holidays

When a co-worker asked me how young adults in Fort Wayne would be spending our holidays this year, I said we’d probably be spending ti ...

Extending Fort Wayne's comedy community

There’s a network of comedians in Fort Wayne who are hoping to headline at your favorite downtown dives and venues next year to make their names ...

Why young adults are choosing Fort Wayne

We’ve snuck onto this list like a housemaid in a ball gown. And with a little self-realization, we might even marry the prince.

Why we see negativity on Facebook and positivity on Twitter

I wrote a few weeks ago about how the riverfront development project was getting negative attention on Facebook. Readers were complaining about the ri ...

City's music scene gets spotlight

Fort Wayne is a great place for budding bands to bloom. Jillian Speece, 26, and her husband Nathaniel Hoff, 28, started their alternative indie rock b ...

Showing off Fort Wayne just got easier

 My friend Katie from New York is coming to visit this weekend. She’s never been to Fort Wayne before. She’s never even been to India ...

Big potential for millennials in little living spaces.

  If you’re a young adult on a budget in Fort Wayne, and you want to live downtown, you’ve probably noticed a gap in the market. The ...

Ghosts of Fort Wayne holidays past

The Night of Lights is not a tradition in my family, but we usually make it downtown closer to the holidays. Most of my extended family lives in Fort ...

What we misunderstand about homelessness in Fort Wayne

If you asked me to describe the average homeless person, I’d probably say a scruffy old man on the street, holding a sign seeking money. But tha ...

Universal misconceptions set right

Maybe it’s his celebrity from Fox’s remake of the “Cosmos” series or his fame from receiving NASA’s highest citizen hono ...