2019 Transportation Projects Announced

In the past five years more than 300 miles of neighborhood street improvements have occurred in the City of Fort Wayne and today, Mayor Tom Henry announced that a record $31 million will be invested in neighborhood transportation improvements in 2019. Joined by City Council members and residents of the Pettit-Rudisill neighborhood where more than […]

City Releases Plan To Improve Downtown Public Spaces

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division is sharing the recently finalized Downtown Fort Wayne Public Realm Action Plan created by internationally recognized architecture and urban design firm, Gehl. The Action Plan outlines possible pilot projects that would connect public spaces and encourage more people to visit downtown and stay for longer periods of […]

Time To Clean Up

It’s been a long snowy and windy winter in Fort Wayne, which has resulted in trash and debris littering our roadways, ditches, neighborhoods and along the riverbanks. It’s time to clean up our city to get ready for outdoor spring activities! Residents, families, churches, youth organizations and schools are invited to make a difference in […]

Community Development Issues 2018 Report

The City of Fort Wayne’s Community Development Division has released its 2018 Report to the Community, a summary of accomplishments throughout the past year. It is available online at www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org by clicking on the link that says Report to the Community. Or, it is available here: http://www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org/images/about_us/docs/012019_CD_RTTC_4web.pdf. The report provides information about the how the […]

Downtown Improvement District Announces $10,000 For Return Of The Winter-Spring Events Contest Call For Concepts

Due to its continued success, The Downtown Improvement District will once again be offering its Winter-Spring events contest which invites businesses, organizations, and individuals to submit their best ideas for events in February, March, or April 2019 for a chance to receive production support. Winning events will be awarded funding, as well an event consultation […]

Deadline Approaching To Apply For Fort Wayne Fire Department Firefighter Positions

The Fort Wayne Fire Department is now accepting applications for firefighter positions, but only until 4 p.m. EST March 8, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. Classes will start in August, 2019 and those who graduate will begin employment at their assigned fire station by Christmas, 2019. Firefighter recruits will be paid during their […]

Redevelopment Commission Issues RFQ For Riverfront Property

The City of Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commision is issuing a request for qualifications (RFQ) for teams interested in developing the premier riverfront property located at the northeast corner of Harrison and Superior streets, east of Promenade Park. The RFQ is available here and asks interested development teams to submit qualifications, portfolios and concepts for the […]

Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink Concludes Season

The Headwaters Park Ice Skating Rink will close for the season, after the completion of our 16th season, at 8 PM on Sunday March 3. Geoff Paddock, Executive Director of the Headwaters Park Alliance, will present a gift to a lucky skater tomorrow at 2:30 PM at the rink, which is located under the Lincoln […]

What’s Happening On The Riverfront

Here are some upcoming events and news from Riverfront Fort Wayne: Save The Date! Promenade Park will open on June 21 – June 23, 2019! With the grand opening of Promenade Park, we promise amazing experiences in extraordinary places. More details will be shared in the coming months at RiverfrontFW.org. What’s Next Public Meeting March […]