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Our Great Outdoors

15 treks to fit every purpose

By Bonnie Blackburn

The heat of July makes the leafy greenness of nature very attractive, so here are 15 great treks for you to enjoy on foot, on a bike, on a horse, in a canoe or kayak or from the air-conditioned comfort of your car.

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Lore of the Lure

Collectors hooked on Garrett's Creek Chub

By Bruce Lehman

Garrett's legendary fishing lure company, Creek Chub, lives on in the collections of people near and far who enjoy finding the baits that built the famous company and were at the heart of many a fishing tale.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.