Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: January 11, 2017 - Newsletter Issue 412

Input Fort Wayne
Since the beginning, Fort Wayne has been a place where people make things happen against all odds. It's "the city that saved itself," and it has a long history of building things from the ground up. Input Fort Wayne is where that innovative, do-it-yourself spirit lives on, and makes itself known.

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Savor Fort Wayne
12 Delicious Days

Choose from the participating restaurants! Each one offers special menu deals until January 21.

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Caliente Cuban Cafe
New Blog Post

As Downtown continues to grow with local businesses, it is incredible to experience the wide variety of flavors, options, and uniqueness that each business is bringing to our community. Caliente Cuban Cafe is no exception as they offer something new for our taste buds. You will definitely want to check them out in 2018! 

Fizz Fest 2018 
USF Performing Arts Center

On February 10, Downtown Fort Wayne will have even more fizz and pop at the inaugural Summit City Craft Soda Festival and Winter Carnival, aka Fizz Fest

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Winterval 2018
Outdoor Winter Fun 

Celebrate winter with a visit to Downtown Fort Wayne! The 7th Annual Winterval promises a full day of indoor and outdoor winter fun for all ages. 

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Latin Flare in Golden Space
Hoppy Gnome-BakerStreet Group

It will be open seven days a week and will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, hopefully by summer. With city approval, they'd like to add a second patio area to the Harrison Street side.

Fairy Tales
Winter Garden Exhibit

When the Conservatory converts its Showcase Garden to a winter play space, visitors can pretend to be Jack on a bean stalk, look for Rapunzel in the castle tower, trip-trap over the troll's bridge, or take goodies to Grandma's house.

Comfort Food Cafe
Citizens Square

Looking for something delicious? Check out Comfort Food Cafe in the basement of Citizens Square, Monday - Friday for breakfast and lunch! Dalton and the rest of the crew make an incredible cheeseburger basket as well as homemade salads, soups, sandwiches, desserts, and much more!

First Presbyterian Theatre

RED is a searing portrait of an artist's ambition and vulnerability as he tries to create a definitive work for an extraordinary setting.

360 Downtown Virtual Tour
Explore Downtown Fort Wayne

Explore Downtown Fort Wayne streets, activities, and attractions, brought to you by the Downtown Improvement District!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

My Cold Hearted Valentine IV 
Science Central

Kick off your Valentine's Day weekend with a night of mystery and mingling. Explore the science center, drink in hand. 
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