Economic Development

NewsThe University of Saint Francis owns two buildings in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne.

Making the most of a downtown university


Feature StorySean Wang, left, and Scott Fergusson, right, celebrate the Chapman's tap room in downtown Fort Wayne at Fortezza Coffee.

Tapping into small town community


NewsOut of a Jam helps at-risk teens develop life skills through cooking.

Fort Wayne's newest food truck has a powerful purpose


NewsHistoric City Square in Van Wert, Ohio.

A look at New Urbanism in the Midwest


Feature StoryFort Wayne's "Donut Lady" Hetty Arts is at the Ft. Wayne Farmers Market on Saturday mornings.

Meet the lady behind Fort Wayne's donut truck


NewsThe 765 pulls into the LaSalle Street station in Chicago on one of its excursions.

What's happening with Headwaters Junction?


NewsDESIAR eyewear was created by Fort Wayne native Jamal Robinson, center.

Eyewear entrepreneur shares success to encourage others


NewsColumbia Street, also known as The Landing, is currently under construction.

Landing a destination for local business


Feature StoryDreamers are foreign-born people who were brought to the U.S. as children.

Creating a safe space to learn about immigration


NewsA sunset on the Fort Wayne riverfront.

What does eco-friendly riverfront development look like?


Feature StoryFort Wayne's trails see more than 60,000 visitors a month during the summer.

How trails are connecting communities


NewsDevelopment is underway at Bottle Works Lofts.

Bottle Works Lofts builds on Southeast momentum


NewsDesign Week Fort Wayne is an annual celebration of design.

A sneak peek at Design Week


NewsAs part of the Better Block event, volunteers painted a temporary bike path on Columbia Avenue.

What does 'placemaking' look like?


NewsOut of a Jam is a culinary nonprofit that teaches women and teens marketable business skills.

Organizations join forces to address systemic problems


Feature Story"Genesis" by Nathaniel Pierce in downtown Decatur.

How a Sculpture Tour is transforming Decatur


Feature StoryArt in the Alley is one of many factors bringing life back to downtown Columbia City.

The resurgence of downtown Columbia City


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