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From The Magazine

20 Questions

Eric Lahey

By Bonnie Blackburn

The Fort Wayne Fire Department celebrates 175 years of protecting the city with a new chief and a new attitude. Learn his views on fire safety as we play 20 Questions.

A Taste

High-end dream

Black Canyon offers a new northwest dining option

By Bonnie Blackburn

A decade-long partnership in one restaurant led to the founding of two men's dreams of an upscale restaurant on the city's northwest side. The result? Black Canyon.


Black Canyon's Pork Rack

Serves 4

8 bone pork rack 
1/3 cup melted butter

2 tablespoons kosher salt
1 tablespoons black pepper
1 teaspoons cinnamon 

Pork Brine
8 bone pork rack
1 gallon water
5 cloves of peeled garlic roughly chopped
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup Kosher salt
3 bay leaves

On Stage

Totally on time

One-man band finds his groove

By Michele DeVinney

One-man band Totally Orange Time Machine keeps Scotty Knepple busy — that is, when he's not performing with one of his other musical ventures.

Along the Heritage Trail

Forming Fort Wayne

This area once held 'preferred portage' status

By Tom Castaldi

Historian Tom Castaldi traces how the paths quite literally carved into Northeast Indiana 10,000 years ago led to the region's development as a transportation hub.

Feature Stories

Our Sizzling Seven

2014 Power Play winners

By Bonnie Blackburn and Connie Haas Zuber

The results of our 2014 Readers Favorites poll are in! Find out what gets Fort Wayners off the couch and spending money.

The Grape Vine

Hot picks for summer

Nothing cools like white wine or sangria

By Elizabeth Niezer

Cool off your summer with sangria.