Kara Hackett

Kara Hackett

Mar
04
More than a brewery: What to know about Chapman’s new taproom at Electric Works

More than a brewery: What to know about Chapman’s new taproom at Electric Works

Must-try menu items. Local art for sale. And more!
7 min read
Feb
27
Meet the Art Pantry Fort Wayne: A place to give and take free supplies

Meet the Art Pantry Fort Wayne: A place to give and take free supplies

"COVID forced us to be apart, but these (mutual aid pantries) helped us connect in a different way."
7 min read
Feb
27
Feb. 27, 2024 | Is Lutheran Health Network in trouble?

Feb. 27, 2024 | Is Lutheran Health Network in trouble?

Hey Locals, Last week, Lutheran Health Network's parent company released a report showing signs of trouble. What does
7 min read
Feb
27
Feb. 27, 2024 | Is Lutheran Health Network in trouble? • Mayor Henry's cancer and what's next • A free community pantry for art supplies!

Feb. 27, 2024 | Is Lutheran Health Network in trouble? • Mayor Henry's cancer and what's next • A free community pantry for art supplies!

9 min read
Feb
20
Feb. 20, 2024 | New developments on Fairfield • SACS speaker controversy • A gallery supporting BIPOC creatives

Feb. 20, 2024 | New developments on Fairfield • SACS speaker controversy • A gallery supporting BIPOC creatives

10 min read
Feb
20
Feb. 20, 2024 | New developments on Fairfield

Feb. 20, 2024 | New developments on Fairfield

Hey Locals, This week, we're focusing on Fairfield Ave., where we have exclusive details on a new taphouse
8 min read
Feb
20
This Fort Wayne gallery supports BIPOC artists & brings international talent to town

This Fort Wayne gallery supports BIPOC artists & brings international talent to town

"(Black creatives) have faced the pressures of feeling like they had to produce certain types of artwork.... Art that was 'safe to create.' I now see Black artists being true to who they are and what they choose to produce as works of art."
8 min read
Feb
20
Meet the Packard Taphouse: a new woman-owned, Mid-Century lounge in Fort Wayne

Meet the Packard Taphouse: a new woman-owned, Mid-Century lounge in Fort Wayne

“Think Mad Men.” It's going to feel like a swanky Mid-Century lounge.
3 min read
Feb
13
Feb. 13, 2024 | Does Downtown need more parking? • What goals should Fort Wayne prioritize? • Tour a new venture in the old Billy's Dugout!

Feb. 13, 2024 | Does Downtown need more parking? • What goals should Fort Wayne prioritize? • Tour a new venture in the old Billy's Dugout!

10 min read
Feb
13
Feb. 13, 2024 | Does Downtown need more parking?

Feb. 13, 2024 | Does Downtown need more parking?

Note: This is a shorter, free version of The Local sent to people on our free sign-up list. The complete
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