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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

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.

Peregrine Falcons in Fort Wayne

Biologists with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources built a nesting box for peregrine falcons on top of the Indiana Michigan Power Center building in the early 1990s. They also installed a webcam that streams live video of the birds over the Internet. Recently, three peregrine falcon chicks...

Winged Beauty

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is hosting “Perspectives,” a live butterfly display, through June 25. Our Ray Steup captured some photos of the winged beauties and set them to music in this week's featured video. We hope you enjoy it!

Seeing Art Differently

Now through June 11, a trio of exhibitions at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art explore the impact of disability on the creation of art. The exhibits Echolilia, Sharon and Expressions of Existence, were funded through a grant from the AWS Foundation. The museum also offered...

Celebrating Immigrants in Fort Wayne

On April 27, the Progressive Social Hour partnered with the Universal Education Foundation for a panel discussion featuring Fort Wayne residents from several countries including Ghana, Kuwait, Burma, Palestine, India, Pakistan and Mexico.

Blessing of the Bikes

More than 1,000 motorcycles converged on Arcola April 22 for the 28th annual Blessing of the Bikes.  Our Ray Steup was there to document the occasion. Check out Megan Knowles story previewing the event here. 

New Zoo Animals Ready for Debut

When the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens Saturday, April 22, for its 52nd season, new animals will be there to welcome visitors. For more see Lions, devils and sitatungas, oh my!, by Megan Knowles.

Fine Arts Day at Lafayette Meadows

Students and staff at Lafayette Meadows Elementary welcomed spring with the school's annual Fine Arts Day on April 12. Local artists, dancers, actors and musicians volunteered to expose students to various art forms through presentations and hands-on workshops.

6th Annual IPFW The BIG Event

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne sent more than 500 students, faculty, staff and alumni volunteers into the Fort Wayne community for the sixth annual BIG Event on Saturday, April 8. The volunteers assisted about 40 nonprofit agencies with projects, including filing and office work and painting,...

Soarin’ Hawk Searches for Future Home

Soarin' Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation was founded in 1996 when a handful of volunteers provided care for about 20 raptors and conducted a few educational presentations Last year, the organization provided treatment and care for more than 219 raptors and made more than 100 educational presentations. Because of...

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