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Feature Story To honor Black History Month, we asked a handful of Fort Wayne leaders what this month means to them.

What does Black History Month mean to you, and what are your hopes for Fort Wayne’s future?

Local leaders fill us in.


Feature Story 24 hours in Fort Wayne Andrea Dortch

24 hours in Fort Wayne with Andrea Dortch

What would you do with 24 hours in Fort Wayne? We're asking locals to be your guide for a day.

Feature Story Daylana Saunders and Alisha Rauch are Co-Founders of the ChangeMakers Fort Wayne.

Meet ChangeMakers, a group working to disrupt and dismantle systemic racism in Fort Wayne

Co-Founders of the local activist group share their mission to be advocates of equity and justice for the Black community—and to support Black entrepreneurship.


Feature Story Photo courtesy of DJ E-Clyps/Blacklight Media.

Elevating voices of change: DJ E-Clyps shares the story behind his new Artlink exhibit downtown

“In a lot of the photos in the exhibit, you see determination, emotion, resilience, and persistence, because you have to think that these people protested for weeks and that would probably be the only time that their voices would be heard."

Feature Story Barista Caleb North serves a hot pumpkin spice chai with almond milk at Firefly Coffee House.

Input Street Team: Warm up with a visit to Firefly Coffee House in The 05

Fort Wayne’s local coffee shops still need your support!

Feature Story From left, are Tin Cho, Khin Lwin, and Khin Cho.

#PeopleofNEI: Tin Cho, Khin Lwin, and Khin Cho, protesting for a better Burma

"We hope that by voicing our concerns together here in Indiana that it will help bring the proper attention to Burma whether it is through donations or making necessary changes."

News The Jackson family did a fun 70s-themed photoshoot with Fort Wayne photographer Dustin McKibben as a tribute to the home's retro design.

From shag to chic: Meet the family renovating Fort Wayne's viral 1970s time capsule home

Former school teachers and Florida residents, Alysha and Nate Jackson, share their plans for the iconic Fort Wayne home that took the internet by storm last year.

Feature Story Do it Best is the largest privately held company in Indiana and the future anchor tenant of the Electric Works campus.

Electric Works anchor tenant Do it Best says the project is already boosting talent attraction

“Candidates started referencing the Electric Works project as soon as we announced our tenancy there.”


Feature Story A photo from Fort Wayne's Black Lives Matter protests in 2020.

In historic times, Fort Wayne’s History Center is evolving to preserve cultural memory

Todd Maxwell Pelfrey, Executive Director of the History Center, shares how public historians like himself are taking boots-on-the-ground approach to collecting history in real-time for future generations.


Feature Story Colleagues at Rural Sourcing Inc.'s Fort Wayne Development Center support local tech talent initiatives like the Girl Scouts STEM Conference.

Rural Sourcing Inc. more than doubles its tech jobs in Fort Wayne—and hopes to create a tech hub

"Our message is simple: Come join the party!"


Feature Story Sara Fiedelholtz is the journalist and conversationalist behind a new Fort Wayne TV show called & GOOD COMPANY.

Check out & Good Company: A new local TV show starting conversations in Fort Wayne

& GOOD COMPANY is based on something we all know to be true: The best dinner parties aren’t really about the food, but rather the diverse group of people seated around the table, engaging in lively discussions.

Feature Story Lonnie and Niki Whitlock are the Owners of Iron Society Strength & Fitness with two locations in Fort Wayne.

Input Street Team: Exercise locally at Iron Society Strength & Fitness

We often talk about the importance of shopping local or dining local, but what about exercising locally?

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