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AMISH COOK COLUMN: Yoders hit the road

Gloria, what would be your thought about packing up and going to Ohio for a couple days?” It was my husband Daniel with one of his brainstorms. “We have some furniture that needs to be sent to Ohio this weekend, one way or another, maybe we should just hire a driver and all go rather than ...

McDonald’s to invest $168 million to upgrade its Indiana restaurants

McDonald’s plans to invest about $168 Million in Indiana throughout 2018 and 2019 on the construction and modernization of 270 restaurants as part of a $6 billion campaign to modernize most U.S. restaurants by 2020, including most in Indiana. According to a company news release, the ...

Seize the day: Newsies has had a strong run at the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

The story behind Newsies comes from the real life newsboy strike of 1899 in New York. The story was used in the 1992 Disney film staring a young Christian Bale. Newsies The Musical debuted on stage in 2011 and made its first appearance on Broadway in 2012. And now, it has come to live on the ...

Orangetheory Fitness Studio makes grand opening in Fort Wayne

There's another option to get in shape in Fort Wayne. Orangetheory Fitness opened today in Orchard Crossing at 1034 S Thomas Road, located next to the Target on the city's Southwest side. With 14 studios now open in the state and several in development, the brand plans to continue to target ...

Free food samples today at Fort Wayne’s Johnnie Mae Farm stand

Free samples of foods made with vegetables that can be bought from the Johnnie Mae Farm stand will be available 4-7 p.m. today. The farm is in the Renaissance Pointe Neighborhood at 2518 Winter St. Staff from the Purdue Extensio–Allen County offices will prepare several recipes using ...

AMY LINDGREN: Tips for millennials on how to handle 6 “firsts”

The demographic group called “millennials,” born between 1981 and 1996, currently falls into an age range of 22 to 37 – which cuts a broad swath in terms of the workplace. For example, it would not be unusual for 30-something millennials to have already managed teams, supervised ...

Fort Wayne Comedy Club hosts fun-raiser to benefit Honor Flight

Fort Wayne Comedy Club, 2104 S. Calhoun St. will host two fundraisers to benefit Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana. Both show emcees and featured comedians have ties to the military. On August 25, Ralphie Roberts will perform. Roberts is a stay-at-home dad supporting his wife, who is in ...

Restaurant Notes extra: Bird & Cleaver to open soon on Wells Street

John Cheesebrew pointed to a Cesar Chavez quote printed above the entry to the dining room of Bird & Cleaver Public House, the restaurant he and his wife, Lindsay, plan to open soon, as their business motto: "If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him ...

THE WEEK AHEAD: August 6-11

There’s always plenty to fill your day with. Here are CurrentFortWayne.com’s picks for this week. MONDAY: Whiskey and Wine Photography Art Opening – Dash-In: Take a break from the ordinary and escape into a magical world of dreaming and whimsical art. Enjoy Dash-In favorites while ...

‘Facts of Life’ star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and patient housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life" during a career that encompassed many other TV roles as well as stage and film appearances, has died. She was 92. Rae died at her Los ...

THE AMISH COOK: Life gives you lemons, make lemon pie

Editor's Note: Gloria Yoder's grandmother passed away last week after battling complications from a stroke for over a week. The Yoder's were going to host funeral services which is a big undertaking, requiring meal-planning, accommodating out of town guests, and grieving. So Gloria is ...

ON TAP THIS WEEKEND: August 3-5

You’ve worked hard all week. As a reward, get out and enjoy some of these events around town from CurrentFortWayne.com: Let’s Fest 2: Comedy Festival — Through Sunday • Various Locations: Let’s Fest returns with a can’t-miss comedy lineup. Catch comedians from Comedy Central, ...

AMY LINDGREN: Three cover letter templates

When you’re involved in an active job search, efficient use of time becomes almost a prime directive. The more steps you can streamline, the more employers you can contact. Cover letters are a good place to start in the search for efficiency. Whether you’re responding to advertised ...