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Corey McMaken

Assistant Features Editor Corey McMaken is a Fort Wayne native and has been with The Journal Gazette since 2004. He writes about food, arts, events and area history. | 260-461-8475

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Lyndy Bazile works on her mural “Pontiac Street” on the side of Sweets on Main this week.

Spotlight: Artist Lyndy Bazile creating a mural in downtown Fort Wayne

Work on the mural will be seen during Art This Way's Art Crawl fundraiser for public art projects.

September 17, 2021 1:00 am

Christa Wilfong, left, and Anna Macke are among stars of “The Charitable Sisterhood of the Second Trinity Victory Church,” which All For One Productions opens tonight at ArtsLab downtown. (Rachel Wilhelm Photography)

All For One opens thought-provoking comedy in Fort Wayne

The comedy gives the audience a chance to think about what it means to really be charitable.

September 17, 2021 1:00 am

 March 26, 1952: Oliver Repp stands with one of his statues next to a pond on his Harlan-area property. (Journal Gazette file photo)

March 26, 1952: Statues adorn Harlan homestead

The Harlan-area home of Oliver Repp was surrounded – and filled – with statues, some of which can be seen in this photo...

September 16, 2021 1:00 am

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, and the Diocesan Museum from noon to 5 p.m.

Coliseum, churches among new Fort Wayne sites in Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown

Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown offers free admission to 19 Fort Wayne attractions on Sunday.

September 10, 2021 1:00 am

 Oct. 17, 1947: Part of a bridge floor on US Highway 427 fell into a creek bed when a bridge support was struck by a transportation truck during an accident. (Journal Gazette file photo)

Oct. 17, 1947: Bridge falls in truck accident

In the evening of Oct. 17, 1947, a tractor-trailer rig hit a bridge support on US Highway 427, causing the bridge floor to fall about 12...

September 9, 2021 1:00 am