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May
24
A new restaurant with duckpin bowling is coming to The Pearl in Downtown Fort Wayne

A new restaurant with duckpin bowling is coming to The Pearl in Downtown Fort Wayne

Exclusive details on Ducky's — the fourth new restaurant by Mercado's Te Gustó Hospitality.
5 min read
May
14
What to expect as Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market transitions to Electric Works ownership

What to expect as Ft. Wayne’s Farmers Market transitions to Electric Works ownership

"Our plan is to continue the market in the same fashion Leigh started it: focusing very much so on the farmers and local producers."
5 min read
May
14
'Unsung heroes' & accessibility shape Fort Wayne's first Power of Tourism & Hospitality awards

'Unsung heroes' & accessibility shape Fort Wayne's first Power of Tourism & Hospitality awards

“One small experience can color a whole city for people."
6 min read
May
07
What's next for Fort Wayne's NPR station 89.1 WBOI? Meet its new President & GM to share your ideas!

What's next for Fort Wayne's NPR station 89.1 WBOI? Meet its new President & GM to share your ideas!

“Public broadcasting has a reputation for serious news, and certainly in the past couple years, during the pandemic, it had to be. But there’s also room for pure joy on public radio.”
6 min read
Apr
30
Toledo answers 10 of our biggest questions about Fort Wayne's first DORA Downtown

Toledo answers 10 of our biggest questions about Fort Wayne's first DORA Downtown

How have DORAs played out in other cities? How do you get people to follow the rules without wreaking havoc on Downtown? And what happens to all those plastic cups?
4 min read
Apr
23
Women's Campaign Institute leaders reflect on Mayor Sharon Tucker's historic election

Women's Campaign Institute leaders reflect on Mayor Sharon Tucker's historic election

"Women represent 51% of our community and now have a leader at the highest level of Fort Wayne."
2 min read
Apr
23
Meet Old Fort Bicycles: a new shop on the North side shares ways to improve cycling for all

Meet Old Fort Bicycles: a new shop on the North side shares ways to improve cycling for all

“As Downtown continues to improve, the biggest question I have is: How do we get people to Downtown on bicycles safely?”
8 min read
Apr
16
The Deeper Dive: Who is electing Fort Wayne's new mayor anyway?

The Deeper Dive: Who is electing Fort Wayne's new mayor anyway?

Why the names of precinct chairs are private and how they sometimes play an outsized role in Indiana politics.
9 min read
Apr
16
Q&A: Welcome Back Records shares tips for its 'biggest' Record Store Day

Q&A: Welcome Back Records shares tips for its 'biggest' Record Store Day

"The Midwest — more so than Southern states — really hit records hard during the time there was to hit them, so you find bigger, better, badder collections here."
5 min read
Apr
08
10 things to watch at Electric Works in 2024

10 things to watch at Electric Works in 2024

It’s a new year, and Electric Works is entering its second (full) year of being open to the public.
5 min read