2017 Downtown Holiday Window Decorating Contest Winners Announced!

The Downtown Improvement District is pleased to announce the results of its third annual Downtown Holiday Window Decorating Contest! Designed to be a great opportunity for any Downtown business, organization, etc. to join in the holiday cheer by decorating their window. This year’s theme was: “Walking in a Window Wonderland” and enjoyed amazing participation with […]

Holiday Retirement’s Arbor Glen Receives SeniorAdvisor.com ‘Best Of 2018 Award’

Holiday Retirement’s Arbor Glen was recently recognized by SeniorAdvisor.com as part of the ‘Best of 2018 Awards.’ SeniorAdvisor.com, the largest ratings and reviews site for senior care and services, honored the independent senior living community for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families throughout 2017. “At Holiday Retirement’s Arbor Glen, the team is […]

Science Central Begins Winter Hours

Science Central will change to Winter Break hours starting Dec. 26. Science Central will be closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Dec. 24 and 25. Holiday hours are: · Friday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. · Saturday, Dec. 23: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. · Sunday, Dec. 24: Closed · Monday, Dec. […]

BurgerFi To Open In Ft. Wayne On Dec. 18

BurgerFi, among the nation’s fastest growing, award-winning gourmet burger concepts, will open its doors for business on Monday, December 18 at 7777 Coldwater Rd. in the Coldwater Place Shopping Center, right off of I-69. Known for delivering the all-natural burger experience in a fast-casual environment, the restaurant has a commitment to quality food that ensures […]

“Backpacks Of Hope” To Be Distributed Friday

The sixth annual Backpacks of Hope distribution is Friday at The Rescue Mission (301 W. Superior St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802). More than 700 backpacks filled with essential items like hats, gloves, socks, blankets, hygiene items, and more are available for the homeless and anyone in need from 5:30-8 p.m. in The Rescue Mission’s chapel. […]

Snow Plow Update

The latest snow event has dumped an uneven amount of snow with the southwest part of the City receiving consistent and sometimes a heavy snowfall through the day. As a result, additional trucks from areas where it wasn’t snowing were dispatched to the southwest part of the City this morning. Crews pre-treated the streets with […]

1st Source Bank Donates $5K To Expand Ombudsman Program In Ft. Wayne

1st Source Bank donated $5,000 to expand the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program of Northeast Indiana. This contribution will allow the non-profit to add 10 new certified volunteer ombudsmen and expand the program. The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program of Northeast Indiana is dedicated to promoting the highest quality of life for people living in long-term care […]

Residents Gather To Sing Carols To A Different Tune

On Thursday, local consumers and clean energy advocates will Carol for Clean Energy, telling Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) they don’t want higher bills and more coal pollution this holiday season. They want 100% renewable energy. I&M is requesting to raise customer’s monthly bills by an average of 27.7% and raise monthly fixed charges by 147% […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Komets vs. Indy Fuel (A) Friday, December 15 @ 8:00pm Adults: $28, $25, $19, $13 Seniors 60+ & Students 12-18: $24, $22, $17, $12 Children under 12: $19, $16, $12, $8 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Fort Wayne Mastodons vs. Stetson (A) Saturday, December 16 @ 2:00pm […]

Middle School Art Fair Is Dec. 17

Bishop Luers High School will offer a Middle School Art Fair on Sunday, Dec. 17, from 2-4 p.m. in the front lobby and front of the school. Each feeder school is invited to send up to nine pieces of artwork of students from grades 6-8 that will be featured in the art show. Ribbons will […]

Kelley Sponsors Annual Backpacks Of Hope 12-15-17

Kelley Automotive Group has reached out to the community and their customers to collect essential items needed by homeless people for the “Backpacks of Hope” project. Volunteers will fill 750 backpacks with warm apparel, toiletries and food items at 11 a.m. Friday, December 15, at Tom Kelley Buick GMC, 811 Avenue of Autos, Fort Wayne. […]

“Gift Wrapping For A Reason” To Support Homeless

Starting tomorrow, through Christmas Eve, The Rescue Mission will provide gift wrapping services at Glenbrook Square, across from Barnes & Noble. Glenbrook shoppers are invited to enjoy free gift wrapping, curbside loading, and drop-off service. A seating lounge with hot beverages will be available for those getting their gifts wrapped. While the service is free, […]

New Community Aquatics Center Planned As Destination Facility In Northern Indiana

Northern Indiana Aquatics Center Foundation (NIACF) has announced the launch of its initial planning phase for a new community-focused, full service aquatics center to be constructed in southwest Allen County. The new aquatics venue will support competitive swimming and diving, learn-to-swim to masters swim programs, general aquatics fitness, adaptive aquatics, and physical therapy. Specifically, the […]

Fruit Sale This Week At FWCS Career Academy

The 28th Annual FWCS Career Academy fruit sale at the Bill C. Anthis Center begins Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Automotive Center on the corner of Lafayette and Lewis streets (enter on Lewis Street). Fruit will be sold Thursday afternoon until 5 p.m.; 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, or until all the […]

Winners Announced From 33rd Annual Festival Of Trees

The 2017 Festival of Trees, which took place Nov. 22-29, attracted 22,000 visitors to downtown Fort Wayne. Lobbies of the Embassy Theatre and Indiana Hotel were transformed into a wonderland of Christmas trees under the theme of “Silver Bells.”The annual fundraiser and community event featured 58 uniquely decorated Christmas trees. Embassy staff tallied patrons’ votes […]

This Week In Komet Hockey

The Komets were a perfect 2-0-0 for week 8 of 2017-18 gaining four points and improving to 10-6-2 and 22 points after 18 games. Friday night the Komets opened the week with a 3-2 shootout victory and second straight win over the visiting Toledo Walleye. After spotting the Walleye two goals in the first period […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Mad Ants vs. Reno Bighorns (A) Monday, December 4 @ 7:00pm Tickets: $22, $12, $6 Prices increase by $2 on day of game. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Pearl Harbor Day Ceremony Thursday, December 7 @ 7:00 pm (MH) Komets vs. Quad City Mallards (A) Saturday, December […]

Last Weekend Of Festival Of Gingerbread

Join the History Center for the last week of the 2017 Festival of Gingerbread. The public has until December 10th to view the 102 gingerbread creations. This week is the last chance to bid on the Festival of Gingerbread’s fantastic silent auction items. The silent auction is set up in the History Center’s board room, […]