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Feature Stories

Winter survival guide

Fasten your seatbelts, kids; it's gonna be a snowy ride

By Bonnie Blackburn

Feeling a little winter-weary after last year? We're here to help you be ready for whatever Winter 2015 throws at us. Together, we'll be fine!

A Taste

Old building, fresh flavor

Central City Café goes for urban feel

By Bonnie Blackburn

Hip, new Central City Café


Andy's Chicken Corn Chowder

Serves 8-10

½ pound unsalted butter
¾ cup flour
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 cup carrots, diced
1 cup celery, diced
1 cup yellow onion, diced
2 quarts chicken stock
1 quart heavy cream
3 cups corn
1 jalapeño, deseeded and diced 
3 large russet potatoes, diced
4-6 boneless chicken breasts, diced
1 teaspoon fresh dill, chopped
1 teaspoon fresh thyme, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
Sliced green onion (optional)
Dash paprika (optional)

On Stage

Classical collaboration

Jazz pianist still loves a Bach fugue

By Michele DeVinney

The influences came together around the piano, and now Alicia Pyle and her quartet have a busy, jazzy year ahead.

Along the Heritage Trail

Where is that memorial?

Test your knowledge of the historical landscape

By Tom Castaldi

Historian Tom Castaldi presents his annual history quiz. How knowledgeable are you, really?


Golden opportunities

Mac and Mollie are this year's Pet Stars

By Bonnie Blackburn

Meet Mac and Mollie Doodle, winners of this year's Fort Wayne Newspapers Pet Star contest.


A cooler place

Andy Boxberger's vision of the arts, success

By Connie Haas Zuber

First of six celebrations of Arts United's 60th anniversary.