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Weekend To-Do List 4/25-4/27

It’s a big weekend in Fort Wayne, so here’s our guide for the top things to do. Have a suggestion? Let us know! Zoo. That’s right, opening weekend for the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is here. ...

Zimmer to buy Biomet for $13.4 billion

Zimmer Holdings Inc., a maker of artificial hips and knees, agreed to acquire rival Biomet Inc. for $13.4 billion to increase its range of products as demand for orthopedic devices recovers. Closely held Biomet’s ...

They brought their laughing shoes

Jirk Comedy’s Jared Busch dances on stage with three sisters he “literally just met,” at one of the comedy group’s open mic nights. Photo by Ryan Schnurr. It’s nine o’clock on a Tuesday ...

Tour event adds Mad Anthonys pro-ams

The Western Golf Association and Mad Anthonys announced they are teaming up for both the Monday and Wednesday pro-ams during the 2014 Hotel Fitness Championship Aug. 25-31. The Mad Anthonys pro-ams at the Hotel ...

Awards honor top digital marketing work

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly and Keyflow Creative announced the 2014 Digital Marketing Awards, which celebrate excellence in digital marketing for small, medium and large companies and nonprofit organizations ...

State GOP convention could bring $350K to Fort Wayne

The Grand Wayne Convention Center will play host to the 2014 Indiana GOP convention. Photo by Ryan Schnurr. Fort Wayne plans to pull out all the stops when the Indiana Republican Party state convention comes to town ...

Downtown future is ‘safe’

Downtown Fort Wayne is developing quickly, and perceived safety doesn’t seem to stand in its way. Photo by Ryan Schnurr. Fort Wayne is dreaming. City pride is showing. Development is snowballing. Downtown is ...

The good fight

The gym, in its drab appearance, resembles those from the best boxing movies. Gritty. Simple. Utilitarian. Nothing too fancy. The kind of place that forges underdogs into champions. Lutheran Life Villages’ ...

Leo unites diverse talent to stage ‘The Music Man’

Lynette Farrington, choreographer, leads a dance rehearsal for “The Music Man” at Leo Jr./Sr. High School. Photo by Garth Snow. The Leo High School Drama Department has involved middle school students, too, in ...

Miami Heritage Days begin May 3

Miami Indian Heritage Days kicks off on Saturday, May 3, at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road. The Chief Richardville House is recognized as the oldest Native American structure in the Midwest, the ...

Vitality Awards winners to be announced May 15

The McMillen Center for Health Education announced the 2014 Vitality Awards candidates. Winners will be announced at a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 15, at Landmark Center, 6222 Ellison Road. Alyssa Ivanson, ...

Event offers insights for entrepreneurs

Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly will host a new business education conference aimed at entrepreneurs and decision makers for small to medium-sized businesses. “Achieve Your Dreams — Advice for Making Your ...

Stars still come out at nighttime

John Detzler checks a speaker at the Huntington Twin Drive-In. He and his wife own the drive-in, but they would like to sell it so they can retire. Photo by Peter Ambrose. John and Nellie Detzler of Huntington want ...

Weekend To-Do List 4/18-4/20

Spring is here, and Fort Wayne is buzzing with activity. Have a suggestion? Let us know! Ball. The TinCaps survived this week’s cold snap and are ready to take on the Peoria Chiefs this weekend. Games take ...

Coming full circle on downtown traffic

Ewing Street will be converted to two way traffic as part of a $4-million project. Downtown Fort Wayne will head in a new direction this year in the form of traffic changes designed to have a significant impact on ...

765 to have homecoming of sorts at Three Rivers Festival

Volunteers ready steam locomotive no. 765 for its return trip to Fort Wayne during a layover on its round-trip to Lafayette last year. Photo by Ryan Schnurr. On July 12 and 13, steam locomotive no. 765 will come ...

Diva Dash helps Girls on the Run

Diva Dash will dash through Fort Wayne on Saturday, May 31, and a local charity will benefit. Girls and women of all ages may join the run, which last year raised more than $3,000 for a national women’s health ...

Respect and history share flights

Deb Kindler escorted World War II U.S. Army veteran Albert Stiles of Fort Wayne on an Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C., in May 2013. Stiles died Jan. 2, at age 91. Courtesy Photo. Honor Flight volunteers Deb ...

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