I was recently at a conference where people said they were disappointed with the local news. They said there were a lot of positive stories around town, but the front page of the newspaper and prime time on TV is usually devoted to depressing stories about crimes and disasters.
Planners envision a waterfront where blue collars and white collars, townies and tourists weave around each other in a sea of faces, and you get “that feeling” you might recognize from cities like Chicago where there’s almost palpable energy in the air.
It started with a viral post on Craigslist’s “Rants and Raves” about a New York City restaurant.
August 12, 2014
The best thing having my dog has taught me is the beauty of making “someday” today. When I look at her, I see a longtime goal finally brought to fruition, and it inspires me to pay more attention to the things in life I keep putting off.
August 7, 2014
Developers should consider making the next wave of young professional apartments in the $500- to $800-a -month range, and making them more casual, because that's what many young people interested in downtown actually want.
August 5, 2014 1 comment
By Kara Hackett
The beauty of these chalkboards is they force us to think about our deeper motivations by calling into question the big reason behind all of our little reasons in life.
August 1, 2014
Ben Mikesell | The Journal Gazette
About 70 percent of the people taking the bike tours are unfamiliar with even the most popular attractions downtown.
July 29, 2014
The most pressing issues on my mind revolve around how the riverfront planning committee will work to balance urban and natural elements of their designs, and how whatever develops along the rivers will meet the interests of different generations in our city.
July 24, 2014
Soon we could have a second option for buying local organic food year-round in Fort Wayne.
July 22, 2014
One has opened; three others are in the works.
July 21, 2014