The Arts United Center serves as the home to community theatre and arts programs alike in downtown Fort Wayne. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Despite freezing temperatures, birds brave the waters of local parks. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> A mural by Theopolis Smith, also known as "Phresh Laundry," brightens up Fort Wayne. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> The Ash Skyline Plaza illuminates Downtown Fort Wayne at night. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> A glass blowing demonstration at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art by Eran Park of The Glass Park. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span>

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Feature StoryDemonstrators take to the streets of downtown Fort Wayne as part of the Women's March.

The 'pink wave' is rising in northeast Indiana

A volunteer group is getting local women more involved in politics, public life, and civil conversations.

Feature StoryFrom left, 7th graders Daniel, Bailey, and Jermaine enjoy their instruments.

Sounds of Success: Music program inspires student interest

How the gift of music keeps middle schoolers attentive and invested in classwork.

Feature StoryCollective State showcases a variety of local art media and styles.

Growing Fort Wayne's creative community from the inside out

A new East State Village shop sells all-local art and music to boost the city's evolving culture.

Feature StoryRick Kinney bought and raised funding to restore the Clyde Theatre in Fort Wayne.

Historic theatre renovations create a sense of 'place'

These projects are taking on new lives of their own, reinvigorating their communities with fresh visions and potential, full of local character.

Feature StoryFour presenters each have four minutes to share their ideas at Fort Wayne SOUP events.

Connecting people, ideas, and funding for impactful change

Fort Wayne SOUP events give smaller, neighborhood-level projects a chance to spread their wings.

NewsThe Castle apartment building is one of two century-old structures slated for demolition..

The struggle to preserve the 07's integrity

Residents resist plans for two century-old buildings to be replaced by a fast food drive-through.

Feature StoryMayor SuzAnne Handshoe, right, with students from one of her Junior Achievement classes.

Kendallville's first female mayor shares her story

From growing up in poverty in Detroit to joining the Marines, SuzAnne Handshoe relies on work ethic to overcome challenges.

Feature StoryBridget Jones, the owner of Savannah Soul food trailer, uses CookSpring to store and prepare food.

Shared kitchen cooks up new food ventures

A culinary coworking space on the South Side provides room for chefs to boost business and collaborate.

Feature StoryFresh produce at the McCormick Place Farm Market.

HEALing food deserts with fresh produce

Programs designed to benefit low-income residents might soon bring a downtown grocery store to Fort Wayne.

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New generations signal changing times for Allen County nonprofits


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Regional studies advance preventive healthcare


NewsThe Castle apartment building is one of two century-old structures slated for demolition..

The struggle to preserve the 07's integrity


NewsColorful homes at 1009-1013 W Jefferson Blvd. on the Historic West Central tour.

Historic tours show city from a fresh perspective


NewsThe String Shift quartet performing on Feb. 9 includes Tim and Colleen Tan on violin, Derek Reeves on viola, and Ed Stevens on cello.

Curious about virtual reality? Attend this concert


NewsMerry Lea's Rieth Village is reflected in the Kesling Wetland, a nine-acre wetland restoration.

Sustainable agriculture grows opportunities in Northeast Indiana


NewsGreg Parks of Wheelin' Water

Water cart entrepreneur makes a splash with the pros


NewsJames Khan at his restaurant The Hoppy Gnome in Downtown Fort Wayne.

Feeding success: Restaurateur invests in Fort Wayne's future


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NewsNonprofit boards are responsible for hiring new executive directors for their organizations.

New generations signal changing times for Allen County nonprofits


NewsTammy Toscos

Regional studies advance preventive healthcare


Feature StoryDemonstrators take to the streets of downtown Fort Wayne as part of the Women's March.

The 'pink wave' is rising in northeast Indiana


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Northeast Fort Wayne is home to riverfront communities that enjoy easy access to bike paths, trails, and waterways. Take your picture with the gardens and gazebo at Lakeside Park, then wander the sidewalks to coffee shops, bars, and boutiques all committed to keeping the local vibes strong.

Stories for Northeast

Feature StoryCollective State showcases a variety of local art media and styles.

Growing Fort Wayne's creative community from the inside out


Feature StoryFresh produce at the McCormick Place Farm Market.

HEALing food deserts with fresh produce


Feature StoryRegional coffee enthusiasts packed Wunderkammer Company for the annual Winter Throwdown in Fort Wayne.

Competition fuels regional coffee culture


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