Downtown Fort Wayne

Courtesy/Hall's Restaurants

Hall's Restaurants are movers and shakers on the downtown cultural scene this season, with the relocation of the historic Cambray building to make way for riverfront develoment, and a trendy new downtown eatery.

Mollie Shutt

Every month, the news team at 89.1 WBOI covers events in northeast Indiana and around the state. November was a busy month and there was much to discuss. Enjoy!

Show Intro

Part One

An update on city projects (00:25), Indiana Public Broadcasting's Brandon Smith joins us for a conversation about elections and what the General Assembly has on the calendar in 2018 (05:29).

Part Two

Courtesy/The Yummi Bunni

The Yummi Bunni is the newest ice cream emporium to hit Fort Wayne, with a signature ice cream sandwich, or bun, that owner, Makenna Click, promises will be as creamy and delicious as it is beautiful. It must also be photo-worthy for social media, she adds.

Karli VanCleave


The Sunny Schick Camera Shop is closing its doors after 90 years of business.

Courtesy/Tobias Studios

Muralist Jerrod Tobias has a big commitment to Fort Wayne's public art scene, and a growing number of communal paintings to prove it.

NIPR Buys Building In Downtown Fort Wayne

Jul 13, 2016
Peter Dominowski

Northeast Indiana Public Radio purchased a building in downtown Fort Wayne Wednesday. It’s located across from the central branch of the YMCA at 210 E. Jefferson Blvd.

Mad Ants Officials Announce New President

May 10, 2016

Fort Wayne Mad Ants officials announced Tuesday that Timothy Bawmann will be the new president of the basketball team.

Courtesy/John Perlich

Skyline Tower is the first project that could receive funding from the Regional Cities Initiative.

Zach Bernard/WBOI News

In his State of the City Address last February, Mayor Tom Henry spoke about the possibility of creating a new downtown arena. On Monday, a big step was taken to make that vision a reality.

Courtesy/Great Lakes Capital

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse will be the first floor restaurant in the new Skyline Tower in downtown Fort Wayne. As WBOI’s Lisa Ryan reports, this will be the fourth Ruth’s Chris in Indiana.