Previously a news reporter at daily newspapers in Indiana and Ohio, Holly Hammersmith now enjoys the lighter side of writing through freelance work. In her spare time, Holly can be found running or practicing yoga. She also enjoys visiting local coffee shops and day-tripping. Holly lives with her husband and half a dozen houseplants. Holly is also a regular contributor to the Visit Fort Wayne blog. Find her on Twitter @HFHammers and at HollyHammersmith.com.
When it comes to winter sports scene -- Northeast Indiana does not disappoint. Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to the Mad Ants, a NBA D-League basketball team and the Komets, an ECHL hockey team. Fans here are die-hard and a live game by either team -- or both -- should make an appearance on your itinerary during your next visit to the area!
From caramel apples to kettle corn, antique booths, homemade candles and woodworking to live reenactments. Welcome to the 38th Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival held in Fort Wayne, Indiana. This year’s event is September 15 and 16. There is no admission... Read more
An iconic event and the heart of the Northeast Indiana festival scene — the annual Three Rivers Festival in Fort Wayne takes place this year from Friday, July 13 through Saturday, July 21. This unique nine-day festival has been a... Read more
As many Hoosiers know, Vera Bradley’s famous quilted luggage, handbags and accessories are made right here in Indiana! Every year they host a Annual Vera Bradley Outlet Sale in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and it is definitely a must-do event! Dates... Read more
A visit to Fort Wayne this spring won’t be complete without stepping foot in at least one of the local parks or trails the area has to offer. A newly-enhanced website showcasing Fort Wayne’s green space debuted this month to... Read more
As residents in the Midwest are beginning to enjoy warmer weather and exit their winter hibernation — so are the animals at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, which opens this year on Saturday, April 21.... Read more