Santa poses with children at the Botanical Conservatory in downtown Fort Wayne. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge in downtown Fort Wayne comes alive at night. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Bob the Bison stands watch in downtown Angola as part of the Indiana “Bison-tennial” art project in 2016. His mural was painted by artist Carl Moshe to feature the Pottawatomi Inn on the lake, as well as Native American imagery. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> The Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne hosted its 34th annual Festival of Trees from Nov. 21-28. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> The downtown Fort Wayne riverfront is under construction to become a regional destination. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> Construction continues on Promenade Park along the downtown Fort Wayne riverfront. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> Fall comes alive at Pokagon State Park in Steuben County. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> A new mural decorates the side of Mad Anthony Brewing Co. in Fort Wayne. <span class='image-credits'>Courtesy</span> The Landing is under construction and scheduled to be open for business in the summer of 2019. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> A mural by Tim Parsley and students at the University of St. Francis decorates an alley between Calhoun Street and Harrison Street. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span>

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Special ReportA mural in downtown New Haven on Broadway Street.

SPECIAL REPORT: Collaboration is key to economic growth in northeast Indiana's cities

New Haven’s outgoing mayor advocates for regional cooperation to attract, retain, and expand companies.

Feature StoryNyzzy Nyce is releasing his new album, “Nyce To Meet U,” in early 2019.

‘My City’ rapper Nyzzy Nyce encourages Fort Wayne’s rap music scene

Growing Fort Wayne's music scene means making room for more styles and genres–like rap.

NewsCornerstone Youth Center staff and volunteers work to help youth develop in all areas of their lives.

Going beyond data: How one nonprofit is changing lives of rural youth

Cornerstone Youth Center in Monroeville is tackling the challenges of rural isolation.

Feature StorySingle-use plastic items like water bottles are not "sustainable."

Ask an Environmentalist: What do you mean when you say ‘sustainable’?

Spelling out exactly what “sustainability” means in different contexts might make advocacy more effective.

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#PeopleofNEI: Christen, making an impact at a young age

"There aren’t a lot of places where you can have such a big impact at such a young age, but places like Columbia City and Fort Wayne allow for that."

Feature StoryKylee Hays, left, and Leitia (Lay-shuh) McHugh, right, are two entrepreneurs investing in the '05 neighborhood.

Two entrepreneurs launch community-centric businesses in Fort Wayne's up-and-coming '05

The Bookhouse Studio and the Confetti Post are now open in the heart of Forest Park Neighborhood.

Feature StoryResidents who have moved away from a city and then moved back are called "boomerangs."

Why did you move back to Fort Wayne? Boomerangs fill us in (Part 2)

"There’s lots of support for my art. Fort Wayne people love to see creativity."

Feature StoryA passenger rail service has been proposed from Chicago, IL, to Columbus, OH, through Fort Wayne.

What is the future of public transit in Fort Wayne? A passenger rail advocate weighs in

Megan Butler shares a collaborative approach to what she calls "human-focused infrastructure." 

Feature Story"The Nutcracker" is a popular annual performance by the Fort Wayne Ballet.

Beyond ‘The Nutcracker’: How the Fort Wayne Ballet is putting the city on the map for dancers

From collaborations in China, to regional performances, and training opportunities that attract talent nationwide, the Fort Wayne Ballet is on the move.

NewsSari Bari helps women build new lives by making products from recycled saris.

Meet Sari Bari USA: An ethical fashion company on Wells Street with a powerful mission

Old saris get new life, just as the women making the products are changed, too.

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NewsThe children's room at Vincent Village has more space, a new look, and new equipment.
NewsBuild Your Future Indiana is a partnership formed to address the talent shortage in the building trades.
NewsJohn Manon is the brainchild behind Classic City Center's "Ninja Warrior" program.

Cool Jobs: Meet the man behind Waterloo's 'Ninja Warrior' program


NewsDr. Cosette Grant-Overton, right, is President/CEO of the Fort Wayne Urban League.
NewsThe Mid-America Windmill Museum has 52 restored windmills on exhibit indoors and outside.

5 museums you might not know about in northeast Indiana


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