When four travel writers came to Fort Wayne last week, they made a simple observation that surprised me. Visit Fort Wayne recruited them to attend the Vera Bradley sale and tour our town, and when they did, they said our city was one of the happiest they've visited.
if you're looking for fun on a budget, spring and summer are some of the best times to find it in Fort Wayne. Here are some of the ways I'm planning to make the most of the warmer weather this year without breaking the bank:
The most meaningful conversations I've had with people are often the ones where they let their guard down and tell me what they're actually thinking instead of tiptoeing around social taboos and searching for words in our dictionary of what's acceptable.
April 8, 2014
When I read Sherry Slater's article about female entrepreneurs struggling to finance successful businesses in Indiana, my first response was frustration.
April 3, 2014
The social and leisure activities downtown has to offer either put us on the map as a place recent grads and talented workers want to live or a place they'll avoid until it's their last resort.
March 31, 2014 1 comment
Our time has come, Fellow Midwesterners: The latest trend to hit the streets of New York has Soho socialites dressing like soccer moms and tourists right out of Fort Wayne.
March 27, 2014
I'd like to help start the conversation about what the “right” developments might be. Share your ideas with me on Facebook and Twitter at @JGCoffeeBreak.
March 25, 2014 1 comment
By Cathie Rowand
Perhaps the whole idea of NCAA bracket pools is less about basketball and company culture, and more about being “fully engaged while getting from here to there.”
March 20, 2014
After last week's riverfront public input forum, I asked a colleague what he thought of the presentation.
March 18, 2014