Art student Shelby Nower, 21, stands in front of her mural in downtown Decatur. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> A sneak peek at the world-renowned artist 1010’s new mural in downtown Fort Wayne on S. Calhoun Street between Wayne Street and Washington Boulevard. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span> Elysian Co. is a trendy women's boutique located at 110 E. Center Street in downtown Warsaw. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Fort Wayne Taiko drummers perform at the May 19 Cherry Blossom Festival celebrating Japanese culture. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Orthocity Brewery and Smokehouse in Warsaw offers in-house beers on tap to complement its daily specials and desserts. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Patrons browse the 2019 Scholastic Art and Writing displays at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Josiah Hawkins, a senior in the Purdue Fort Wayne Music Technology Program, operates a sound board in Control Room of the Purdue Fort Wayne Sweetwater Music Center. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> Purdue Fort Wayne Ron Venderly Family Pedestrian Bridge over the St. Joe River <span class='image-credits'>Ray Steup</span> Shindigz's new downtown corporate headquarters opens in April 2019. <span class='image-credits'>By Ray Steup</span> The Easterseals Dancing with the Arc Stars event features Arc participants paired with dancing volunteers from the community. <span class='image-credits'>By Stephen J. Bailey</span>

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Feature StoryArt student Shelby Nower, 21, stands in front of her mural in downtown Decatur.

Want to be a full-time artist? Decatur wants you

This northeast Indiana city is making itself a hub for artists, providing them with housing, mentorship, and market potential.

Feature StoryLauren Wong aspires to be a travel writer when she graduates.

BLOG: My summer internship ‘travel writing’ in Fort Wayne

Lauren Wong is spending the summer of 2019 exploring northeast Indiana as Input Fort Wayne’s summer intern.

NewsA restored alley in the Historic South Wayne neighborhood.

Could restored alleys bring neighbors closer together?

Neighborhood advocates in the 46807 area say alleyway projects hold potential beyond face value.

Feature StoryTrent and Barbara CreativeMornings

CreativeMornings: Trent Grable + Barbara Belli de Oliveira, preservation through growth

You might have to adapt parts of yourself and your environment to reach new heights and goals, but you still need to retain the central aspects of your character.

Feature StoryPeople of NEI Ambrosia Orchard

#PeopleofNEI: Blanca, growing community in Hoagland

"We just planted 496 trees on the property in May. We have 12 full acres that you can walk, enjoy, and drink on."

NewsMercadito Taqueria fuses the traditional with modern Mexican.

Like tacos? Try one of Fort Wayne's newest food trucks: Mercadito Taqueria

A food entrepreneur is betting on Fort Wayne with his fresh and inspired approach to Mexican cuisine.

Feature StoryThe WEOC serves women at all stages of entrepreneurship in northeast Indiana.

From ‘stuck’ to successful: How female entrepreneurs in northeast Indiana are rising together

The Women’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity Center is giving business owners a reliable place to foster ongoing relationships.

NewsDerek Taylor is the creator of Simple Nature Candles.

Simple Nature: This Fort Wayne company is striving to make the 'cleanest candle possible'

Simple Nature was founded a year ago with one mission—make quality products without the extra chemicals—and it's resonating with consumers. 

Feature StoryYLNI's first class of High School Leadership Institute students.

How do you prepare young adults to be local leaders? Start in high school

YLNI is heading into the second year of its High School Leadership Institute, engaging student leaders in the regional community.

Feature StoryEden CreativeMornings

CreativeMornings: Eden Hakimzadeh, 'There's always space for me'

Eden speaks on how inclusion is a spectrum that you can always improve on.

Feature StoryBryan People of NEI

#PeopleofNEI: Bryan, making art a career path

"I love that the public art in northeast Indiana is allowing kids to see it as a career path and something you can do with your life."

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