Lunch on the Square will return in the summer of 2014! This event is held at One Summit Square from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursdays throughout the summer. Find out dates and bands!
The TinCaps have returned for their sixth season after a long winter. Take a moment to view the 2014 season schedule, start planning for future games, and purchase your tickets ahead of time!
Now Fort Wayne has a new warm-weather entertainment option: hitching a ride on a 16-person pedal cart. Pedal City, a new business that owns and operates two 16-person bike carts, is starting its first year of toting people around the city with a large wooden cart. Yes, it’s literally a party on wheels.
Read the rest of Jaclyn Goldsborough’s article for The News-Sentinel.
Eight downtown homes may soon regain their former glory – a rebirth officials hope will stem blight and attract even more residents back to the central city.
The Fort Wayne Housing and Neighborhood Services Board Tuesday agreed to buy houses on West Jefferson Boulevard, Broadway and Wilt, Jackson, Fulton and West Berry streets for a total of about $402,000, to come from a federal grant. The city is expected to seek proposals from developers within 90 days, and renovation could begin this spring or summer, according to Deputy Director of Housing and Neighborhood Services Heather Presley-Cowen.
The Downtown Development Trust has acquired four parcels of land on West Columbia Street – an area known as The Landing.
Officials are unsure what will eventually land there.
The nonprofit organization, which was instrumental in pulling together the $71 million downtown Ash Brokerage headquarters project, paid $862,500 for properties with a total assessed value of $899,200.