The newly opened McCormick Farmer's Market, at the corner of McCormick and Edsall Avenues in Fort Wayne, aims to turn a food desert into a food oasis by providing a source for fresh produce and great community interaction every Wednesday evening.
The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation and Parkview Health are funding the project, while the produce itself comes mostly from community gardens, located at the nearby Slataper Street Urban Farm.
Alcohol sales at the Indiana State Fair are exceeding expectations. More than 30,000 fairgoers lined up to buy beer and wine. It was the first time in 67 years alcohol sales were permitted.
Ryan Sweet spent three days at the Indiana Beer and Wine Exhibition with Taxman Brewing. He says the experience was overwhelmingly positive, providing the new Bargersville, Ind., brewery with plenty of exposure.
He says the only complaint he heard from fairgoers was about the rule against carrying the beer out of the hall.
Wednesday, August 13th, marks a special holiday for about 10 percent of the world. It’s International Lefthanders Day, an occasion to have a little fun and mark the history and influence of the southpaws of the world.
Fort Wayne has its own celebration, LeftFest, going on Wednesday at 4000 South Wayne St.
Among the LeftFest highlights will be a presentation called "The Sinister Hand," by outspoken southpaw, Marilyn Moran-Townsend.
What defines a good night out for you? For me, it’s great friends, fantastic food, and more recently, a preciously crafted cocktail.
Historically, the last in this list has been difficult to find in our region. Fort Wayne was a city of banal concoctions—Jack ‘n Coke, Vodka n’ anything, and premixed martinis and margaritas dominate the bar scene. Enter the age of the craft cocktail.