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ON TAP THIS WEEKEND — July 6-8

You’ve worked hard all week. As a reward, get out and enjoy some of these events around town from CurrentFortWayne.com Fort Wayne TinCaps: Friday and Saturday • Parkview Field: Head downtown to cheer on the TinCaps. Experience the family-friendly fun at Parkview Field — ranked as the #1 ...

Hoosier poet to share her science-themed work in Fort Wayne

Hoosier poet Jessica Reed will present a science-themed poetry reading from 6 to 7 p.m. July 13 at Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St. Admission is free, but space is limited, the event news release said. People are asked to register in advance by clicking here. Reed, who has a master's degree ...

FIRST IMPRESSIONS EXTRA: Fort Wayne Food Tours

We ate. We walked. We enjoyed. That is, after all, the goal of the Fort Wayne Food Tours. Randy Harter, a Fort Wayne historian if there ever was one, found a unique niche when he started the Fort Wayne Food Tours a year ago and it has turned out to be a successful one. Have three and a half ...

ADVENTURES IN FOOD & FITNESS: Beer Yoga reduces performance anxiety

Beer yoga is supposed to be less intimidating, and I guess that’s true: There is no way under normal circumstances I’d stick around for a class that, due to rain, only one other person showed up for. But these weren’t ordinary circumstances. The other attendee was my daughter, who’d ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria shakes it up

People have been so good to us. They've shown their support in more ways than I could count. As I think of what everyone has done for us, including you readers, I just feel so blessed and unworthy. There have been untold little things and big things done by friends and family to show support ...

Fort Wayne’s MLK Club visits noted historic sites on civil rights tour

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was written for News-Sentinel.com by Clifford F. Buttram Jr., local MLK Club vice president and coordinator of its 2018 Civil Rights Trip. The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club of Fort Wayne, IN is a nonprofit organization founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. ...

ON TAP THIS WEEKEND — June 29-July 1

You’ve worked hard all week. As a reward, get out and enjoy some of these events around town from CurrentFortWayne.com Riverfront Tours and Paddle Socials: Sundays • Riverfront Fort Wayne: Experience fun on the rivers with a guided walking tour on Sunday, themed Historic Boat Tours each ...

Restaurant Notes extra: Decatur’s 2 Brothers Bar and Restaurant reopened

As BJ Lengerich was returning home to Fort Wayne in February after visiting his mother in Decatur, something caused him to turn onto Monroe Street in his hometown, not his usual way home. That's when the 19-year Fort Wayne firefighter saw the auction sign on 2 Brothers Bar and Restaurant, ...

FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A first anniversary at the 07 Pub

We have been hearing a lot about 07 Pub recently, but prior to this week, we hadn't had a chance to check it out. The establishment at 3516 Broadway in Fort Wayne is located on the west side of the 46807 zip code, hence the name. A few blocks to the west and it would have to be the 09 Pub, ...

Traveling to Gatlinburg, Knoxville area in Tennessee? Beware of the bears

People from the Fort Wayne area traveling to Gatlinburg or the Knoxville area in Tennessee will need to be extra watchful for bears. Recently, at least one bear was seen walking through downtown Gatlinburg, said Doug Rodenbeck, a former Fort Wayne resident now living in Knoxville. This week, ...

HEALTH SENTINEL: Do you want to be all in on good health?

Ever wish you could make a real difference in the future of your health or that of your children or grandchildren? Perhaps you’ve thought about participating in medical research, but you hesitated because you didn’t want to be a guinea pig for testing of a new drug. Maybe the thought of ...

DAVE RAMSEY: Stop playing with gold and silver, and pay off that debt

Dear Dave, I make about $240,000 annually, and I will be maxing out my 401(k) contributions this year. I have $60,000 in student loan debt I'm trying to pay off, a small amount left on my home mortgage, plus I've been investing in a lot of gold and silver. Those investments are worth about ...