Waynedale Business

A recently finalized analysis shows opportunities for commercial growth in south Fort Wayne, including as many as 120 new retail shops and restaurants in the areas roughly bounded by downtown to the north, Lower Huntington and Tillman roads on the south, Hessen Cassel Road on the east, and the St. Marys River and Waynedale to the west.

The report, conducted by Gibbs Planning Group, indicates that south Fort Wayne households could support an additional 247,000 square feet of retail and...

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melindas-decorations

The Unique Flower, Balloon & Gift Shop
Located in the Center of Waynedale
Melinda's Balloons and Decorations is located on 6720 Old Trail Road. (260) 445-4273, Hours are Tuesday through Fridays 9:30am to 5:30pm and Saturday 9:30am to 3:00pm closed on Sunday and Monday.

For the month of August Melinda's offers 10% off of decorating for any parties or weddings. We provide fresh and silk flowers, plants, flowers for funerals, personalized casket sprays, all types of balloons, balloon arches...

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Dennis Rohrs, Human Resource Director at Fort Wayne Metals had a flawed idea a few holidays ago. In memory of his mom, Trudy, he had a local artisan create a Christmas tree skirt that included lots of family photos and memories of his Mom. His idea was to share the skirt with his five living siblings; sort of like a traveling trophy.

Like most mothers and grandmothers, Trudy's death five years ago left a huge hole in the family holiday celebration.

The Christmas celebration was always held at...

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Julia & Matt Anders-Owners of Comfort Keepers for the past 12 years have learned many things working with seniors. Julia Anders says, "When we first started Comfort Keepers, I had magnets with Comfort Keeper advertising put on my car. It didn't take me very long to learn that seniors are very private. They don't necessarily want their neighbors to know their business". So, she took off the magnets and never brought them back!

Another thing they have learned is that transportation is a...

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The 19th Hole Bar & Grill is now open for business. It was formerly known as Lambro's, which was owned and operated by the Eschoff family for nearly 41 years. New Owner Bob Jackson remodeled the old Lambro's and gave it a new name, the 19th Hole. Mr. Jackson plans to continue the type of atmosphere "where everyone knows your name" and where friends become family.

Located at 303 East Tillman Road, the 19th Hole is beside the Donald Ross 18 hole golf course. After a round of golf, let the...

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Kaitlins-Yoga

At a yoga studio in Waynedale, students breathe, bend, twist and stretch their way to a healthier, happier state. "No pain, no gain doesn't apply to this form of exercise," said Kaitlin Johnston Kochenderfer, 26, owner/instructor of Kaitlin's Yoga.

"It's not about being able to touch your toes either...as long as you can breathe you are heading in the right direction."

As in some sports you want your muscles to cry "uncle", the opposite is true in yoga. Yoga should make you feel warm all...

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