Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: October 26, 2018 - Newsletter Issue 452

Free Fare on Election Day
November 6, 2018

Citilink will operate fare free on November 6, 2018 to help make sure that everyone has a ride to go vote. The AWS Foundation has provided funding to pay your way on Election Day!

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David Talbott Collection
West Berry Building

Their new location opened recently after years at The City Exchange Shops a few blocks away. Their evolution is evident while browsing the store. Read our latest blog post!
Holly Trolley Shopping
Shop Local

Park, shop, and ride our free trollies for an exciting shopping experience through Downtown Fort Wayne, West Main Shops, and the Wells Street Corridor! The trollies will visit several unique venues stopping at each on their route.
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Vision for The Landing
Reviving Fort Wayne's Oldest Neighborhood

While other developments have been envisioned as regional destinations, intended to draw visitors and suburb dwellers into the city's core, The Landing is focused on cultivating the day-to-day aspects of urban life downtown.
Pique: Issue Four
Magazine Release Party

Join Pique Magazine on Friday, November 16, from 5 p m. - 7:30 p.m. for their Issue Four Magazine Release Party at Start Fort Wayne!  

The Nutcracker
Fort Wayne Ballet

Fort Wayne's Original Holiday Classic! The story of Clara, her Nutcracker prince, and an evil mouse king brings the whole family together to experience holiday magic and a fantastic journey through the Kingdom of Sweets. It's more that a family tradition-it's a holiday feast for the eyes and ears!
Mama / Babe Pop-Up
The Find

Join The Find on Saturday, November 3 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. for a Mama / Babe Pop-up you won't want to miss! This will be hosted by Adriana Sinke and the Find's own Sienna Youngblutt Lohman.
USF Performing Arts Center

Amplify the Voices of our Youth! Join Lighthouse Affects Saturday, November 17, as they showcase the art courageously created by the youth of Fort Wayne in their Art and Music Program then AMPLIFY their voices through sound with Deceptaconz, Lizzy Tremaine, Chrome Cats, T-Zank, DOCO, Randy Brown, and more!
Saving Santa
Fort Wayne Firefighter's Museum

Oh, no! Santa is stuck on the roof of the Museum! On Sunday, December 2, Santa will be rescued by Fort Wayne's finest in their big red ladder truck. Then it's inside to visit with Santa and enjoy some snacks.
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Downtown 360° Tour
Enjoy our Virtual Tour!

Through numerous aerial, business and street level views; the Downtown 360 virtual tour connects retail and restaurant locations, as well as cultural and parking information into an easy to navigate and visually stunning super tour that will allow you to explore and plan your next visit to Downtown from virtually anywhere!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week
November 12 - November 16

This year The Rescue Mission is asking the community to join them in a different mission each day of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.

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