Life's Better Here

  • The Holidays are Better in Fort Wayne - 2011

    FORT WAYNE, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)--If there is an official start to the holiday season in Fort Wayne the lighting of the big Santa is it…a time when the city gathers to kick off what many call the best time of the year. A few blocks away another seasonal standby, the Embassy Theatre’s Festival of Trees attracts holiday revelers in droves. These Fort Wayne traditions, the big Santa, the tree festival and numerous others..can be traced back to one source.

  • The Holidays are Better in Berne- 2011

    BERNE, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Cities trying to liven up their downtowns could take some pointers Berne, Indiana. Not long ago the town held its annual Weinacht Festival, with all downtown stores open late and all of them decorated for Christmas.

  • The Holidays are Better in Kendallville - 2011

    KENDALLVILLE, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)--“You’re not going too slow or too fast. Oh, okay!” It’s a labor of love on this crisp fall morning at Kendallville’s Mid-America Windmill Museum. A small army of volunteers is decking out the place in Christmas holiday cheer. The light show these decorations create is always the talk of the town, in part because the clunky, wind blown machines this museum celebrates helped build Kendallville, and helped create Christmas memories for local families going back 150 years.

  • Life's Better Here: Fort Wayne 2011

    FORT WAYNE, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)--Fort Wayne’s newly expanded art museum has become a regional cultural powerhouse with its new emphasis on strictly American works of art.

  • Life's Better Here: Columbia City 2011

    COLUMBIA CITY, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)-The Whitley County courthouse is an awe inspiring site, looking down as it has since 1888 on Columbia City’s courthouse square…a part of town that tells the story of a community that reinvents itself even in the toughest of times.

  • Life's Better Here: Huntington 2011

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - There is some good news on the jobs front in Huntington as a ceremonial ribbon cutting marks the grand opening of a new business.

  • Life's Better Here: Bluffton 2011

    BLUFFTON (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - While other towns struggle to keep their economies afloat Bluffton's economy chugs along, navigating the eddy's of recession with small, positive strokes toward prosperity's shore.

  • Life's Better Here: Berne 2011

    BERNE, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Paris has its Eifel Tower, New York its statue of liberty. Berne Indiana has the Munsterberg clock tower.

  • Life's Better Here: Decatur 2011

    DECATUR, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)--Mark it on your calendars; August 19th thru the 28th, Decatur Indiana celebrates its 175th birthday.

  • Life's Better Here: New Haven 2011

    NEW HAVEN, Indiana (Indiana's NewsCenter)-- Things are changing quickly in New Haven Indiana. The town is sprucing up, cleaning up, and despite a slow economy….opening up.