Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

CATCH A FALLING STAR
by Beth K. Vogt Howard
978-1-4516-6027-2
PB 320 pages
$14.99
What do you do at age thirty-six when you're still waiting for dreams to come true? Kendall Haynes watches all her friends and even her younger sister get married, and she wonders about God's plan for her life. Is asking for a husband and a family too much? She's already busy running her allergy and asthma clinic, but she can't help hoping for the perfect man to burst into her life and sweep her off her feet.

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china palace WAYNEDALE

Chinese carryout is a favorite of many people. It's a perfect end to a long day when cooking dinner is out of the question. So, how do you choose which restaurant to go with? The defining differences between your many options are service and taste. China Palace on Bluffton Road excels in both of these categories. I was welcomed with smiling faces and cheerful service full of comfortable conversation and a nice cold glass of water while I waited on my carryout order. This family owned restaurant...

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As Americans, we're used to thinking that we will inevitably do better than our parents' generation. But, for now at least, this type of progress may be facing some roadblocks — and this inability to gain ground, financially, can have real implications for today's younger people and their approach to investing.

Before we get to the investment component, though, let's quickly review the nature of the problem. In a nutshell, younger Americans — those in their twenties and thirties — have accrued...

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It's a pretty common marketing tactic for horror movies to claim they're the scariest movie of the year, but rarely can they deliver on that promise. The Conjuring, however, is actually the scariest movie I've seen in a long time. The Conjuring is based on the case files of famed demonologists Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) and the experiences they had with the Perron family as they deal with a host of ghosts and a particularly dark presence in their historic farmhouse...

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GRACE'S PICTURES: Ellis Island
by Cindy Thomson Tyndale
978-1-4143-6843-6, PB, 396 pages
$12.99
Grace McCaffery has finally escaped from Ireland to get a new start in New York City. She is enthralled by how her new camera can capture meaning in her dark world. However, when Grace finds herself the target of gangsters, that world becomes too real. Must Grace put aside her distrust of others in order to accept help from a willing police officer...and God?

This novel has an enthralling plot, and...

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For quite some time now I have heard friends and family talk about Rich's Café and I am glad that I finally got the opportunity to experience the restaurant for myself firsthand. As a Fort Wayne native from the south end of town- it has taken me long enough! The wait was well worth it.

Rich's Café, has been owned by Gary Friedrich and Krista Ross since 2007. The restaurant has been through many changes over the years but the people of Waynedale consistently find it a favorite place to eat.

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