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Getting real about the rivers

Riverfront plans would transform downtown

By Bonnie Blackburn

Big plans are afoot that will transform our riverfront. We are a city that dreams big, and these big dreams could change life along the rivers.

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A Campfire Christmas

Warm guests' hearts with an outdoor party

By Jennifer Dodds Fox

It's time to light a campfire and gather your kith and kin for a cozy holiday celebration all will love.

20 Questions

Condra Ridley

By Bonnie Blackburn

A storyteller by nature, Condra Ridley finds meaning in struggle. Find out how she got started and what duties come with being a chief as we play 20 Questions.

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Best Doctors

Fort Wayne Monthly is proud to partner with Best Doctors in America® to present this list. The Best Doctors feature and list attracts a high level of reader interest each year because it is so useful and can make such a huge difference to people’s quality of life.

20 Questions

Ron Howard

By Bonnie Blackburn

Life as an NBA D-League basketball star has its ups and downs, but Mad Ants leader Ron Howard has plenty of reasons to keep a smile on his face.

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Best Doctors

Four doctors, four paths to excellence

By Bonnie Blackburn

With the expertise of Best Doctors in America, we present the 2014 Best Doctors list, with profiles of four of the finest doctors in the region.

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.

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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.

20 Questions

Teresa Sharpe

By Bonnie Blackburn

From a Fort Wayne tattoo studio, Teresa Sharpe is a nationally acclaimed artist with a goth-inspired style all her own. Learn how it all came together as she plays 20 Questions.

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Day Trip Delights

Find the fun and unique close to home

By Bonnie Blackburn

Fall travel beckons with these delightful destinations. Find the fun and unique close to home.

20 Questions

Jeff Krull

By Bonnie Blackburn

The retiring head of the Allen County Public Library shares his favorite Dewey Decimal number and more.

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2014 Top Lawyers

Who can you call for legal advice? Our national survey finds the top legal advisers in the Fort.

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Painting the moment

Theoplis Smith gives voice to his subjects

By Bonnie Blackburn

Local artist Theoplis Smith creates messages with his murals and portraits.

Feature Stories

Making art

Making a living

By Connie Haas Zuber

People who make a living creating art here do so in a variety of ways. From music to video to sculpture, we've found Fort Wayne folks who are inspired by their nature.

20 Questions

Scott Hinderman

By Bonnie Blackburn

The man in charge of Fort Wayne's two airports grew up watching crop dusters before becoming a pilot in his teens. Find out what it takes to keep our planes in the air and what it takes to land a new route as we play 20 Questions.