‘Tis the season in Fort Wayne
Dec17

‘Tis the season in Fort Wayne

It’s been an incredible holiday season so far in Fort Wayne! Share your favorite Christmas and holiday photos on Instagram with our #livingfortwayne hashtag.   View this post on Instagram   ‘Tis the season in downtown Fort Wayne! #livingfortwayne A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Dec 8, 2019 at 6:18pm PST   View this post on Instagram   Loving all of the #DTFW holiday window decorations! #FortWayne A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Dec 3, 2019 at 8:12pm PST   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Nov 30, 2019 at 2:45pm PST View this post on Instagram The new holiday exhibit is getting ready to open at The Conservatory! #FortWayne A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Nov 20, 2019 at 5:36pm PST View this post on Instagram Snowfall in #FortWayne A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Nov 11, 2019 at 6:59pm PST View this post on Instagram It’s getting close to that time of year! We are just a few weeks away from the @downtownfortwayne HolidayFest and Night of Lights on Wednesday, November 27. A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Nov 6, 2019 at 2:20pm...

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New Italian market in the ’07!
Nov11

New Italian market in the ’07!

  View this post on Instagram   We can’t wait until @antonucciositalianmarket opens in the #46807! Give them a follow! #FortWayne A post shared by Living Fort Wayne (@livingfortwayne) on Nov 10, 2019 at 7:09pm...

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July 2019 Living Fort Wayne Concert Highlights
Aug02

July 2019 Living Fort Wayne Concert Highlights

The Living Fort Wayne Concert Series returned to Headwaters Park West for its sixth year with the Legendary Trainhoppers and Pat Donley taking the stage for another night of free, family-friendly fun. Check out our photo gallery below and be sure to head out to our next concert on August 28 (details...

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Gallery: BuskerFest celebrates street performances, music and art
Jun30

Gallery: BuskerFest celebrates street performances, music and art

Each summer, Fort Wayne gathers downtown to celebrate busking (or street performing) with a lineup of performers from across the country. This is event is hosted by Fort Wayne’s Downtown Improvement District. Check out this gallery of this year’s successful event! Juggling, poetry, stilt walkers and more take up Calhoun Street in downtown Fort Wayne. A living statue performs at BuskerFest 2019 much to the delight of kids and adults of all ages. Allez-OOPS! featuring Rob and Miss Jane performed at BuskerFest 2019 with an eclectic blend of comedy, circus, and tricks! The popular fire spinners from Pyroscope closed another successful BuskerFest event in downtown Fort Wayne. For more information on this and other exciting downtown events, visit...

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Gallery: Trolley tour highlights Vincent Village initiatives
Jun28

Gallery: Trolley tour highlights Vincent Village initiatives

A few members of Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana joined Vincent Village‘s neighborhood trolley tour on Thursday night. This tour highlighted Vincent Village projects and initiatives and gave an overview of additional investments in the Oxford Community and Renaissance Pointe neighborhoods in Fort Wayne. According to its mission, Vincent Village Inc. serves homeless families with children. It is the only transitional shelter in Allen County serving two-parent families and single-male headed families. Tour participants enter the Vincent House Transitional Center, which provides shelter and supportive services for homeless families with children. Denise Andorfer, the executive director of Vincent Village, gives an overview of neighborhood projects and initiatives in and around Vincent Village. Vinnie’s Empowerment Store where clients can acquire clothing and other goods to help them during their transitions. Children’s art dries on the rack after an early evening painting activity for kids at the transitional shelter. Tour participants also visited the former fire station number 9. This community asset outside of Vincent Village was renovated into the Johnnie Mae Farm. Inside of the renovated former fire station at the Johnnie Mae Farm. City residents can participate in healthy cooking class in Our HEALing Kitchen, which is sponsored by the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation and Parkview Health. The Johnnie Mae Farm is a partnership between the City of Fort Wayne’s Office of Housing & Neighborhood Services and the Purdue Extension – Allen County Office. For more information on Vincent Village, visit their website at vincentvillage.org. For more information on the Johnnie Mae Farm, visit...

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What’s next for Living Fort Wayne?
May09

What’s next for Living Fort Wayne?

Readers, As you may have noticed, Living Fort Wayne’s blog has been a little quiet recently! Since 2012, Living Fort Wayne has been your go-to source for all that is great in northeast Indiana! Recently, we decided perhaps there is a better way to share our region’s story! Today we are regrouping and focusing in our strengths – our strong social media channels like Facebook and Instagram. In addition to this, we are in the process of developing some new high impact, interactive content ideas for telling the story of our region better! Keep an eye out in the coming months as we usher in the next generation of Living Fort Wayne! Also, be sure to check out our annual Living Fort Wayne Concert Series again this...

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