Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: August 2, 2018 - Newsletter Issue 441

Shindigz bringing Corporate HQ
to Downtown Fort Wayne

The company announced it has purchased the historic Harrison Place building, a five-story structure at the southeast corner of Wayne and Harrison Streets.

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Visual Impact in DTFW
Art This Way

"Public art enhances public grounds in a way that goes beyond brick and mortar," said Bill Brown, DID President. "Public art gives public realm a soul."

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Lunch on the Square
Freimann Square

Music is provided each week and everyone is encouraged to support local business during the lunch hour. This is a free family-friendly event that is open to all ages. Join us on August 9!  

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Fort Wayne Civic Theatre

A charismatic newsboy leads a ragtag gang of "newsies" who dream of a life far from the hardship of the streets. Come see why this feel-good musical has become a cult classic! 

Taste of the Arts
E. Main Street

Enjoy the 2018 Taste of the Arts festival to get a taste of Fort Wayne art, culture, food, drinks and more! The festival takes place on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25!

1st Anniversary Downtown
Caliente Cuban

Join them in celebrating their first year in Downtown Fort Wayne! Enjoy food, music, dominos, and more. 

Creative Women of the World
Downtown Shopping

Enjoy shopping at Creative Women of the World and help in their commitment to help women that are rising out of poverty.

Be A Tourist
..In Your Own Hometown

You're invited to celebrate the 20th annual Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown! Visit 16 Fort Wayne museums and attractions for free on Sunday, September 9.

Updated Menu

Tolon has an updated menu full of new features. Check it out and try the delicious quinoa chicken on their outdoor patio!

Fright Night 2018
Saturday, October 20, 2018

Downtown Fort Wayne's annual Halloween spectacular features the "Zombie Walk" and an incredible day of low and no cost activities at many great locations! More info coming soon! 

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

Who's Bad
The Clyde

Founded in 2003, Who's Bad's live performance is an unrivaled celebration of pop music's one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson's expansive catalog has ignited crowds on every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.   
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