Building a Superhero Raft

DJ Chilcote's day job is driving a truck for McMahon Tire, but in his spare time he enjoys building Three Rivers Festival rafts for the company.  In fact, Chilcote is so skilled at building river rafts, TRF officials asked McMahon to construct a raft...

Celebrating a Milestone

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Fort Wayne recently celebrated construction of its 200th home with a special downtown building party. Volunteers gathered at the AEP Plaza to frame the first floor walls of Mia Stevenson's new two-story home. The walls were transported by Home Lumber of New...

Explore the Honey Bee

Southwest Honey Co. was founded by Alex Cornwell and Megan Ryan as an initiative to protect and conserve the local bee population. In 2016, "Explore The Honey Bee," a unique educational program for students K-12 was started as an introduction to the benefits of pollinators...

Dragon Boat Races Preview

Riverfront Fort Wayne and Mayor Tom Henry's Youth Engagement Council are sponsoring the 3rd Annual Fort Wayne Dragon Boat Races at Headwaters Park West on June 24. Our Ray Steup caught up with the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation dragon boat team while they were practicing, and...

A Sweet Greek Fest Treat

Fort Wayne's 37th annual Greek Festival kicked off June 22, and runs through June 25. For the women of Philoptochos at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, preparations began in April. The group makes hundreds of cookies and pastries for the festival, including almost 500 trays of the sweet treat baklava. Find...

Cooking it on the Road

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast's new food truck, "Grasshopper," recently made its debut at Two-EE's Winery. The food truck will be used as a working lab for students in Ivy Tech's catering class, with each outing providing a different menu, though their will be staples that allow...

The Fort Wayne Tänzer

Germanfest is in full swing, and one of the local groups that make it swing is the Fort Wayne Tänzer dance troop. The group was formed about six years ago, and has around 40 dancers that range in age from 5-18. You can watch Germanfest performances by...

YLNI Living Fort Wayne Free Concert Series

The YLNI Living Fort Wayne Concert Series is back for a fourth year in the heart of Fort Wayne. The free concerts showcase local bands, local food trucks and the downtown riverfront at Headwaters Park West. The family friendly concerts will take place 6-9 p.m. on June 21, and August.

A New Home for Stargazers

The Fort Wayne Astronomical Society has a new home for area stargazers. Saturday, May 20, the FWAS hosted a grand opening celebration for their new Star*Quest Observatory located in Jefferson Township Park, east of New Haven. Two of the FWAS’s powerful telescopes will be available for...

2017 Spring Cycle & YLNI Market Opens

Saturday, May 20 was a busy day in downtown Fort Wayne.  The 2017 Fort4Fitness Spring Cycle was held, and the YLNI Farmers Market opened for the season.

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