By-Laws for Business on Broadway, Inc.

January 20th, 2011

The 2011 by-laws for Business on Broadway, Inc. has been published.  Click here to download.

Business On Broadway Annual Meeting

January 10th, 2011

Please join us for Business On Broadway’s annual meeting:

When: January 27, 2011 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: St. Joseph Hospital - 700 Broadway - Lower level conference room next to the cafeteria.

The public is welcome to attend.

Broadway a Splendor for Sight

November 23rd, 2010
Hundreds of people turn out Friday evening to see the lighting of the Christmas tree in Broadway Plaza. Click here to read more:
http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20101120/LOCAL/311209975

Lt. Governor Becky Skillman Welcomes Business on Broadway, Inc. to Indiana Main Street

October 19th, 2010
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman announced Business on Broadway, Inc. in Fort Wayne is joining the Indiana Main Street program at a Statehouse ceremony on Friday. IMS encourages the revitalization and restoration of downtown areas in Indiana cities and towns.  The program is administered by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA).
“Viable downtowns are crucial to the economic health of our state,” said Lt. Governor Skillman.  “I’m pleased to welcome Business on Broadway, Inc. to Indiana Main Street. The program is creating opportunities for revitalization and restoration, as well as encouraging a favorable environment for businesses.”
Business on Broadway, Inc. in Fort Wayne will join over 100 other Indiana Main Street Communities dedicated to the revitalization of their downtown areas.  The IMS is founded on a Four Point Approach to downtown development:  organization, design, promotion and economic restructuring. Each of these points represents an aspect of the downtown which is vital in the restoration efforts of the community.
The mission of Business on Broadway, Inc. is to support the interests of business and property owners on Broadway and to provide a professional forum for promotion, education, and networking among its businesses.  One of their goals is to encourage active participation by local business people and organizations and citizens in all things related to Broadway corridor business and professional development.  Six of the businesses along Broadway applied for and improved their facades through the City of Fort Wayne’s façade program.
Indiana Main Street Program Manager Shae Kmicikewycz stated, “We are honored to have Business on Broadway, Inc. as part of the Indiana Main Street family.  They know and understand the importance of a thriving downtown and have community members willing to assist in the revitalization efforts of their downtown.”
For more information about Indiana Main Street, please visit www.ocra.in.gov/mainstreet.htm.
PICTURED: Russ Garriott, City Planner; Lt. Governor Becky Skillman; Blaine Stuckey.

City of Fort Wayne’s Commercial Facade Grant Program 2010-11

October 19th, 2010

The City of Fort Wayne is opening up its facade improvement grant program again this year, please check out the flyer for more information.

Business Services Showcase

October 19th, 2010

The City of Fort Wayne is holding a Business Services Showcase, Wednesday, October 20 from 8am - noon at the Public Safety Academy of Northeast Indiana, 7602 Patriot Crossing, Fort Wayne, IN (behind Southtown Centre).  Please see attached flyer for more information.

2009 Broadway Report

September 17th, 2010

Broadway has experienced some noteworthy changes in the past year through investments by our city government and by private property owners. There are several accomplishments and updates to report.

The first annual general membership meeting of Business On Broadway was held on January 8, 2009 at St. Joe Hospital. This was the first “offical” action by a small group of Broadway business owners who had been working for about three years prior to that to create a business association and the generate enthusiasm for a

Tin Caps Pre-Game Tailgate Party on Broadway

September 10th, 2010

Businesses on Broadway held a Tin Caps pre-game tailgate party on Friday, August 27, 2010. The party started at 4:30 at the Fire Fighters Union Hall in the renovated Fire House at 1405 Broadway. Sponsored by: Business On Broadway, Mad Anthony Brewing Co. and IAFF Local 124.

Historic West Central Home & Garden Tour

September 7th, 2010

The Historic West Central will be holding a Home & Garden Tour and Arts Festival on September 11-12, 2010. You can purchase tickets at the following locations: Century Imaging & Graphics, 1529 W. Main Street - Umbers Do-It-Best Hardware Stores, 2413 Lower Huntington Rd & Maplecrest Rd. - Newhouser Nurseries, 8046 Stellhorn Rd & 2814 Maplecrest Rd. - Antiques On Broadway, 1115 Broadway - Friends Of The Third World, 611 W. Wayne St.- BitterSweet GIFTS, JoAnn Plaza, 4630 Coldwater Rd.

(Ticket Sales day of tour at Swinney Homestead . 1424 W. Jefferson Blvd. - St. Joseph Hospital Parking Lot, corner of W. Wayne & Broadway)

Sponsored by: Downtown Improvement District, Arts United, Lutheran Health Network - St. Joseph Hospital and WANE-TV 15.

Download flyer

Tin Caps Pre-Game Tailgate Party

August 3rd, 2010

Join us for a Tin Caps pre-game tailgate party on Friday, August 27, 2010. The party starts at 4:30 at the Fire Fighters Union Hall in the renovated Fire House at 1405 Broadway. Sponsored by: Business On Broadway, Mad Anthony Brewing Co. and IAFF Local 124.

Tickets: $1/ each
Admittance fee: $1 (one ticket)
Admittance fee: $1 (one ticket) Attendee is given pretzel necklace to wear and enjoy.

Bottled water or soft drink: $1 (one ticket)
Mad Anthony Beer: $4 (four tickets)
Hot Dog: $1 (one ticket)
Bratwurst: $2 (two tickets)