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Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 22, 14 at 8:04 am

Online retailer comment sections and review sites have become very popular over the last half decade. More and more consumers now rely heavily on product and business reviews to inform their decisions and purchases. Some consumers may scan individual product reviews prior to purchasing a big-ticket item, while others may visit review sites to find the right restaurant.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 21, 14 at 8:02 am

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Friends of the Parks of Allen County invites citizens to partner with area parks departments, businesses, neighborhoods and community volunteers to purchase and plant new trees for Fort Wayne's parks and public spaces during the Great Tree Canopy Comeback. At a time when our trees are being lost faster than they are being replanted, our community is now facing the 8th year of devastation from the Emerald Ash Borer. As a community, we must directly fund and re-plant our city trees.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 16, 14 at 8:33 am

Fort Wayne’s most anticipated Halloween event is bigger and better than ever — the 7th annual Fright Night Downtown is Saturday, Oct. 18. With over 25 spooktacular activities for people to enjoy throughout the day and evening, Fright Night is a family-friendly event with something for everyone!

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 15, 14 at 9:41 am

Nonprofit organizations require the talents of many different types of workers and not just those looking to volunteer.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 14, 14 at 9:09 am

Decisions about providing care for an aging loved one are seldom easy. Various options exist in terms of elder care, including assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Seniors who are self-sufficient may be able to stay in a retirement community or active living building. In other instances, the best course of action is to have an elderly relative move in with family members.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 10, 14 at 9:44 am

Much like their many of their human counterparts, pets do not always relish winter. Animals can experience arthritis pain or fatigue when the cold sets in. Shorter periods of daylight also may make them less active and likely to sleep for longer periods of time.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 09, 14 at 9:23 am

Kids and families are invited to experience the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo’s Wild Zoo Halloween Presented by Edy’s event October 17-19, 23-26 and 30-31 from noon to 5 p.m. daily.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 08, 14 at 11:14 am

From hand-smithed metal and leather jewelry to handmade organic jams, and from watercolors to wines, the Indiana Artisan Holiday Marketplace will feature work by nearly 75 art and food artisans, many recognized as the best in Indiana. 

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 07, 14 at 9:20 am

Halloween kicks off a series of holidays celebrated with delicious treats, from yummy chocolate candies to gut-busting dinners to seasonal alcoholic beverages.

Posted by Bonnie Blackburn on Oct 03, 14 at 9:11 am

Conserving energy in the winter is a concern for many men and women. Whether your goal is to save energy and do your part for the environment or to trim a few dollars from your winter utility bills, here are 10 ways to reduce energy consumption without sacrificing comfort this winter.