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Feature Story The City of Fort Wayne, New Haven, and Fort Wayne Trails host weekly family-friendly bike rides on Tuesday nights called Trek the Trails. 

How Fort Wayne Trails are evolving during COVID-19—and creating greater equity and access for all

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the trails system has seen month after month of record-breaking use. Here's how it's evolving.

Partner Content At the Parkview Community Greenhouse, farmer Camille Schuelke grows multiple varieties of plants using different growing techniques.

Want to grow your own healthy food? Here are 9 tips from a Fort Wayne gardening pro

We ask Camille Schuelke, a farmer at the Parkview Community Greenhouse and Learning Kitchen, to give us her best tips for a bountiful harvest.

Feature Story Co-Owner Sarah Evans leads a class at Baptiste Power Yoga Fort Wayne.

Blog: How I'm getting to know Fort Wayne through its yoga community

"Community is a constant in Fort Wayne, and it’s ever-present in the yoga community, too."

Feature Story Fort Wayne is a great weekend destination for Northeast Indiana college students.

Need a break from the college grind? These students are taking a staycation in Fort Wayne

“Fort Wayne is a great weekend destination for me and my friends when we want to go on a fun adventure, but we don’t want to go too far.”

Feature Story The Painted Lady is located at 1305 E. State Blvd.

Input Street Team: Female tattoo artists in Fort Wayne are making their mark on the industry

This week, the Input Street Team paid a visit to The Painted Lady tattoo parlor in Fort Wayne to learn about its female-dominated team.

Feature Story YLNI Farmers Market

#PlacesofNEI: YLNI Farmers Market, open and ready to explore

"Bring a friend, and enjoy this open-air outdoor market filled with vibrancy and smiles."

Feature Story Joshua’s Hand offers an alternative to the conventional housing market in projects like Posterity Heights.

An 'affordable' city? Service workers say COVID reveals critical gaps in Fort Wayne's housing system

As summer begins and the U.S. emerges from the pandemic, the crisis is still escalating for service agencies navigating housing and eviction challenges.

Feature Story Melani Wilson, Owner of The Find, is also a jewelry artisan behind Melani Wilson Designs.

How a Fort Wayne jewelry-artisan-turned-retail-entrepreneur is supporting fellow makers

Owner of The Find, Melani Wilson, shares her passion for supporting Fort Wayne area creators and innovators—inspired by her own journey.  

Feature Story Alexis "Lexi" Heffelfinger of Auburn is the Founder of Cusp Apparel.

Meet a Fort Wayne fashion entrepreneur launching a business before she graduates—and helping others

As a senior at the University of Saint Francis, Alexis Heffelfinger launched an online clothing shop called Cusp Apparel. Now, she wants to support other students in their own ventures.

Feature Story Bellazo is located at 35 W. Market St. in Wabash.

This retro, boho shop with small-batch, recycled goods in Wabash is a haven of inclusivity

How fashion entrepreneur Darcy Vail is bringing style, peace, and love to downtown Wabash.

Feature Story Personal Shopper Oleg Brown models the popular terry cloth polo by Stenstroms at Christopher James Menswear in Fort Wayne.

What’s next for menswear in Fort Wayne and beyond? Christopher James fills us in

From flip flops to the James-Bond-approved terry-cloth polo, menswear is getting more casual.

Partner Content Marsha Franklin, a respiratory therapist at Parkview Regional Medical Center, receives her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14, 2020, from Maryam Noureldin, ambulatory pharmacist. 

Q&A: What you should know about the COVID-19 vaccine in Northeast Indiana

We sat down with Jeffrey Boord, MD, MPH, Chief Quality and Safety Officer at Parkview Health, to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.  

Feature Story This week, the Input Street Team paid a visit to the Ron Venderly Family Pedestrian Bridge on Purdue Fort Wayne's campus.

Input Street Team: Soaking in those Fort Wayne sunsets at the Venderly Bridge

"It has always been a place where I can reflect and see some of the best sunsets in Fort Wayne."

Feature Story Sammie Vance

#PeopleofNEI: Sammie Vance, fighting plastic pollution with public art

"You don’t have to be an adult to make a difference. You can be a kid, too."

Feature Story Brunch on Barr at the YLNI Farmers Market will allow patrons to sip and shop with boozy brunch drinks.

It's official! You can now sip a boozy brunch drink while shopping Fort Wayne's YLNI Farmers Market

What's better than browsing the YLNI Farmers Market on Saturday morning? Doing it with your favorite brunch food—and booze—in hand.

Feature Story Sarah Suraci and Kurt Roembke of Fort Wayne enrolled in Carbon Neutral Indiana in January 2021.

Celebrate Earth Day in Indiana by going carbon neutral

Auburn-raised entrepreneur Daniel Poynter shares his vision to disrupt climate initiatives in Indiana—or the lack thereof.

Feature Story Melani Wilson, Owner of The Find, is also a jewelry artisan behind Melani Wilson Designs.

How a Fort Wayne jewelry-artisan-turned-retail-entrepreneur is supporting fellow makers

Owner of The Find, Melani Wilson, shares her passion for supporting Fort Wayne area creators and innovators—inspired by her own journey.  

Feature Story The charming historic buildings of downtown Bluffton.

9 things to eat, see and do in Bluffton and Wells County

"I am eager to share the things I love about this small, but mighty community and how it stole my big city heart."

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