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THE AMISH COOK: Homemade pizza pockets a great home-school snack

My dream is coming to reality. What I used to consider a stark negative is now not only intriguing but exciting. When I was 6, my parents were among those who established our parochial school. This is where I attended from grades one through eight. I was the first student to complete all eight ...

THE AMISH COOK: A parfait summer day

Another busy afternoon is coming to a close, and an hour from now my family will be gathering at the dinner table expecting a hot meal. A big thanks to my cousin Owen who stays at our house and simplified things for me tonight. He purchased a chicken for a quick meal. Owen does outstanding in ...

THE AMISH COOK: A Refreshing Punch

We were all ready to go at 7 a.m. Friday when the taxi pulled in the driveway. At last, all the clothes were sewn and pressed, the shoes were cleaned and polished, even the diaper bag was packed, and all five car seats were outside, ready to be buckled in for the short drive to where my sister ...

THE AMISH COOK: Wedding means sweet treats

Can it be true? My little sister is getting married. Twenty-one years ago, I stood by my mother's bedside, in complete awe and wonder; I beheld her tiny face; it was my dream come true. I could hardly believe that Mary Grace was my very own sister. The first question that popped out of my mouth ...

Three free concerts coming up at Foellinger Theatre

Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation reminds the public that there are still three free community concerts coming up at Foellinger Theatre, 3411 Sherman Blvd, next to Franke Park and the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. The schedule includes: New Millennium Jazz Orchestra Thursday, July 25, 7:30 ...

THE AMISH COOK: If you can’t stand the heat, try these no-bakes

I think we’re inching closer towards adoption, yet at times it doesn’t feel like it. We just found out that some paperwork got pushed back in the case worker’s office; now the entire process has been delayed a couple of months. I admit that for me waiting for such an important event ...

Botanical Conservatory outdoor concerts start Friday

The Foeinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is hosting its 14th season for the Botanical Roots outdoor concert series in downtown Fort Wayne. Roots-genre concerts will be presented al fresco on the Conservatory Terrace over six Fridays, with doors opening at 7:30 pm for each show. The ...

Free concert at Georgetown Square Friday night

Georgetown Square will present The Junk Yard Band's performance of favorites from the 50's, 60's and 70's in a free concert on Friday, June 28. from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Icey Princess will be at the concert to visit, take photos and sing three live songs during intermission. Princess fans ...

Joella’s Hot Chicken to open Fort Wayne restaurant

Joella’s Hot Chicken, a Louisville-based fast casual restaurant known for its hot chicken and made-from-scratch Southern side dishes, will open its fourth Indiana location in Fort Wayne at 1715 Apple Glen Blvd. by the end of 2019. The newest Indiana location joins two Indianapolis-area ...

THE AMISH COOK: Iced coffee cools a hot summer

These summer days are just prime for salads, from lettuce, tomatoes, and onions to cukes or radishes; they all get chopped up and tossed into a salad. Salads are a big part of our menus these days. At our house we chop and throw a little of practically anything; at my in-law's house, all the ...

More tickets available for Friday’s Collective Soul show at Foellinger

The Foellinger Theatre has released additional seats for the Collective Soul concert on Friday, July 12 at 8 p.m. These tickets can be purchased online at bit.ly/foellinger or in person at the Foellinger box office, 3411 Sherman Blvd. (next to Franke Park), or the Parks and Recreation ...

THE AMISH COOK: Enjoy a healthy summer treat

How about joining our family on a trip to Maryland? Yes, I know it’s a long haul, especially with five little ones, but you won’t get bored, and each part of the adventure will be quite eventful. When the idea first came up, I thought I couldn’t do it, but then, when God opens doors, who ...

THE AMISH COOK: Gloria’s sugar-free twist on a summer favorite

We’re home again. It was a great vacation -- or do you call it a vacation while you have a full-time job of caring for five little darlings? For months we had planned on going on a little trip with Daniel’s brother John, his family and a couple of our friends, Mary and Carolyn. Mary was ...

July 13 John Lennon Experience concert at Foellinger cancelled

Just Imagine: The John Lennon Experience has cancelled its scheduled appearance on July 13 at the Foellinger Theatre in Franke Park. Customers who purchased tickets online through Ticketmaster will be automatically refunded, and those who purchased tickets in person can receive full refunds at ...

Lafayette Place neighborhood ‘night of music’ July 27

The Lafayette Place neighborhood offers its annual Night of Music with Todd Harrold and Nick Bobay from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at the Lafayette Esplanade gazebo in the Esplanade park space between East Congress Avenue and East Sherwood Terrace. The family-friendly concert ...

THE AMISH COOK: Amish roots in an unlikely place and a prize-winning pie

EDITOR'S NOTE: Gloria is taking a much-deserved summer week off. She’ll return next week with more fun from Yoders. So this week we’ll share some special recipes. But first, some background: Long before Holmes County captured the crown as Ohio’s largest Amish settlement, another was ...

Walmart begins delivery service in Fort Wayne area

Walmart is now offering its grocery delivery service in the Fort Wayne area. Delivery eligibility is determined by where you choose to have your groceries delivered. Customers enter their address at Walmart.com/grocery or the Walmart Grocery mobile app for Apple and Android to find out if the ...

Cathedral to host free Patriotic Concert Wednesday

The Immaculate Conception Cathedral Choir will present its annual free Patriotic Concert Wednesday, June 26, at 7 p.m. The program will present sacred and patriotic music by several American composers, including Dan Locklair, Daniel Gawthrop and John Philip Sousa. In addition, several members ...

Jefferson Starship, Branford Marsalis coming to the Clyde

Jefferson Starship and Branford Marsalis are coming to Fort Wayne's Clyde Theatre Jefferson Starship will perform Friday, Sept. 6, with doors opening at 7 p.m.and the show starting at 8 p.m. Reserved seating tickets are $62.50, $52.50, $42.50 and $32.50 and will go on sale June 21. Between ...