Restaurant Notes extra: Proximo grand opening set for June 11

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The wait for Fort Wayne's next upscale restaurant is inching closer with Proximo planning to open June 11. The restaurant plans to announce the date Saturday on its social media accounts, said Jordan Beckman, manager. Right now the restaurant looks nowhere near ready, from our peek inside, but ...

Sears to close another 72 stores as sales plunge

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sears will close another 72 stores as sales plunge and losses grow. The beleaguered retailer said that it has identified about 100 stores that are no longer turning a profit, and the majority of those locations will be shuttered soon. Sears lost $424 million, or $3.93 per ...


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There is no doubt that downtown Fort Wayne is a much more vibrant and exciting area than it was a decade or two ago. We remember back when the only thing that brought us to the center of the city was when the Three Rivers Festival midway was located where Columbia St. meets Calhoun ...

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: May 31 in photos

Local News takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

NS VIDEO: Open forum with the Electric Works project developers

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Developers for the proposed Electric Works project sat down with columnist and reporter Kevin Leininger and Journal Gazette editorial page editor Karen Francisco on Tuesday night at the Grand Wayne Center to answer questions from email submissions and some submitted from the ...

City offers new tools to connect Fort Wayne neighborhoods

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The city has launched a new website for Fort Wayne neighborhoods, along with two social media channels and an electronic newsletter to help connect and inform neighborhood leaders. "The new website is a great tool for residents as we work to enhance outreach and communication efforts," ...