Julia Meek

Host, Folktales & Meet the Music

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for over thirty years. She is currently co-producer and host of Folktales, co-coordinator and host of Meet the Music.

Mary Corinne Lowenstein

After 2 years in the planning, renovation and building stages, Hop River Brewing Company, in the historic Wells Street neighborhood, is opening its doors and its taps this Saturday.

The heart and soul of the Hop River enterprise is its brew house, at the corner of Fourth and Harrrison Streets, now producing at full speed, thanks to head brewer, Kevin Debs.

Courtesy/Fort Wayne Youtheatre

This weekend, Fort Wayne Youtheatre is celebrating Black History Month, and its 5th production in the "Young Heroes of Conscience" Series, with the moving story of "Young Harriet Tubman."

Courtesy/Sam Hoffman

After nearly 30 years as a photojournalist, Fort Wayne artist, Sam Hoffman, put down his camera, picked up a paintbrush, and began a 2nd career "on canvas."

Courtesy/Addison Agen

Now that Addison Agen has returned home, after finishing 2nd in the latest season of NBC's "The Voice," the excitement in her life continues full throttle, including a declaration earlier this week by Mayor Henry, of an official "Addison Agen Day."

The Sweetwater All Stars is a high energy, nine piece rhythm and blues band made up mostly of Sweetwater employees--and its owner, Chuck Surack.

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