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It's summertime

So make the party easy

By Jennifer Dodds Fox

Summer is when friends drop by and you suddenly realize you're hosting a party. Not a problem, if you have the right stuff on hand. We have suggestions.

20 Questions

Rev. Bill McGill

By Bonnie Blackburn

He speaks like a poet and leads from a place of authenticity. The Rev. Bill McGill is a powerful voice for reconciliation in Fort Wayne, who shares where his strength is rooted as we play 20 Questions.

Best Restaurants 2015: Vote now!

The city’s restaurant scene has changed dramatically since Fort Wayne Magazine last asked you, our readers, to vote for the best restaurants in town. We have newcomers that deserve recognition. We have entire new categories of dining that need serious consideration.

It’s time to vote!

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Vintners at work

Craft and cooperation build region's viticulture tradition

By Bonnie Blackburn

Northern Indiana has one of the hottest growing new industries: winemaking. With award-winning wines (including Indiana's Wine of the Year!) and cozy and classy wineries, the region's vintners are bringing delightful and delicious tastes to the area.

20 Questions

Fred Lanahan

By Bonnie Blackburn

Fred Lanahan thinks we need to "balance" our transportation mix with a blend of passenger rail service and public transportation. Find out where he sees areas to improve and what his superhero name would be as we play 20 Questions.

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2015 Top Lawyers

The list from Avvo

Fort Wayne Magazine is proud to present its 2015 Top Lawyers list — both to honor the attorneys whose names appear on it and also to provide useful information to our readers as they seek the legal counsel that will help them make important decisions and face significant challenges in their lives.

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Top Lawyers

Five portraits of legal practice in Fort Wayne

By Bonnie Blackburn

Fort Wayne is home to some of the top legal minds in the nation. We profile five of them and list our area's Top Lawyers.

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Stylish Fort Wayne

Unlikely fashion hub

By Jennifer Dodds Fox

Look out New York and Milan, Fort Wayne's home-sewn designers are making a splash in the fashion world.

20 Questions

Zach Benedict

By Bonnie Blackburn

Zach Benedict dreams of designs that are useful and beautiful. Which is good, since he's the American Institute of Architects' 2015 Young Architect. We find out what else he loves as we play 20 Questions.

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Direct flight

The best way to fun and excitement

By Bonnie Blackburn

New direct flights make it easier than ever to take fun and exciting trips from Fort Wayne, and we have some great recommendations.

20 Questions

Greta Southard

By Bonnie Blackburn

Allen County Public Library Director Greta Southard is settling into her new responsibilities with a really long commute. Find out which author she'd most like to invite over for lunch as she plays 20 Questions.

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Tomorrow's jobs, today's classes

Higher education goes practical

By Connie Haas Zuber

Our annual Education issue finds that higher education goes practical at the intersection of employment and education for the most wonderfully visionary reasons.

20 Questions

U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman

By Bonnie Blackburn

U.S. Rep. Marlin Stutzman talks politics, farming, life in the big city and back home in Northeast Indiana, as well as his Valentine's Day plans with his wife, as he plays 20 Questions.

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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!

20 Questions

Jacob Carlile

By Bonnie Blackburn

Conservation Officer Jacob Carlile has fulfilled his childhood dream with a job at the pinnacle of outdoor sports. Find out why a dog named Cider is part of the vision as he plays 20 Questions.