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This Week at the Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Fort Wayne Mastodons vs. South Dakota (A) Thursday, January 11 @ 7:00pm Tickets: Seniors (62+) $5.50, Child (5-12) $7.50, $10.50, $13.50 TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Fort Wayne MLK Volleyball Challenge (EC) Saturday, January 13 @ 8:00am – 8:30pm Sunday, January 14 @ 8:00am – 3:30pm Fort […]

Three Rivers Distilling Company Announces New President

Three Rivers Distilling Company announced today the appointment of Marla Schneider as the new president of the company. In this role, she will oversee all aspects of the business from production to retail operations. Schneider has been involved with Three Rivers Distilling Co. since the start-up stage of the business. She joined the company full-time […]

Fort Wayne Sport Club Continues To Host Monthly Fish Fries

A Fish Fry will be held in Fort Wayne on Friday, January 26th, starting at 4:30 p.m. Fort Wayne Sport Club, located at 3102 Ardmore Ave in Fort Wayne, will host the event. Come join in on the fun and enjoy the first fish dinner in 2018. This January Fish Fry will once again continue […]

This Week At The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

Komets vs. Kalamazoo K-Wings (A) Wednesday, January 3 @ 7:30pm 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! Mat Mayhem Wrestling Championships (EC) Thursday, January 4 – Sunday, January 7 @ 9:00am each day Adult All weekend pass: […]

Addison Agen Adds Second Embassy Concert

Addison Agen is adding a second Welcome Home concert at the Embassy Theatre. Tickets for the Fort Wayne vocalist’s first concert sold out this morning, within hours of going on sale. The second WELCOME HOME ADDISON AGEN concert is Sunday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Jan. 4, at 10 a.m., […]

Artlink Finds Answers To Why Artists Create

Why do artists create? This is a question many have asked, and now Artlink is finding answers in their video series, Why I Create. Why I Create, currently in its second season, features regional artists in their element, creating works of art in their studios. These short, one to two minute documentary-style videos provide an […]

Addison Agen Live At The Embassy Jan. 21

Addison Agen will play the Embassy Theatre Sunday, Jan. 21, at 4:30 p.m. The concert is presented by Fort Wayne’s NBC and Embassy Theatre, sponsored by Windows, Doors & More and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union. Tickets go on sale Thursday, Dec. 28, at 10 a.m., at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, […]

Local Program Launches Coffee Cake Business

His customers named his business for him. As Eric Kreienbrink was selling coffee cakes at farmers markets, people started to call him “Mr. Koffee Cakes.” Why? Because Eric makes delicious coffee cakes in a variety of recipes. Beyond their gourmet quality, his pastries are different than most because they retain freshness while refrigerated or frozen […]

Esthetics Spa Opens In Leo-Cedarville

Fort Wayne area residents looking to pamper themselves while improving their skin quality and relieving stress now have another option. Local entrepreneur Haley Durbin recently launched Just Relax Esthetic Services in Leo-Cedarville. The business, which is located at 9715 Saint Joseph Street (also known as State Road 1 and Leo Road), offers skincare, facial services […]

Bagged Leaves Still Collected.

Street Department crews completed the annual collection of leaves raked to the curb this week. Bagged leaf collection will continue through Friday, December 29, 2017. For bagged leaf collection residents should use biodegradable bags, place them at the curb in front of their home and call 311 to schedule a pick-up. The collection will be […]

A Hope Center Receives $40,000 Grant From St. Joseph Community Health Foundation

On December 1st, A Hope Center was awarded a $40,000 grant by The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation for their service of women, men and families in the Fort Wayne area. Medical services offered include testing for pregnancy and STDs/STIs, limited ultrasounds and educational parenting classes. The St. Joseph Community Health Foundation partnered with A […]

Children’s Coats Giveaway This Thursday

Several Ft. Wayne area children will receive warm winter coats this week and it won’t cost their parents a dime. They will also spend time singing to seniors at Summit City Nursing and Rehabilitation, which is partnering with Greater Progressive Baptist Church, Meijer’s and Costco to provide the coats. The children are part of Greater […]

Houser Named ECHL Goaltender Of The Week

The ECHL named Fort Wayne’s Michael Houser the CCM/ECHL Goaltender of the Week for the week of Dec. 11-17. It’s the second weekly honor for the netminder this season and third of his ECHL career. Houser was also awarded Goaltender of the Week for the week of Oct. 6-15. Houser, 25, was 2-0-0 for the […]

This Week At The Memorial Coliseum

THIS WEEK AT THE ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM Mad Ants vs. Greensboro Swarm (A) Monday, December 18 @ 7:00pm Tickets: $22, $12, $6 Prices increase by $2 on day of game. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Mad Ants vs. Long Island Nets (A) Thursday, December 21 @ 7:00pm Tickets: $22, $12, $6 Prices increase by […]

IPFW Student Launches Tax Service

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” That’s a popular quotation from Benjamin Franklin in a letter he wrote in 1789. John Lawrence, a young Fort Wayne entrepreneur who is a licensed tax preparer, has launched a new tax service to help area residents deal with one certainty […]

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 […]