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Thursday, August 17, 2017

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POSTED: 07/26/17 at 10:19 pm. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

The American Dream Wrestling Event
When: Saturday August 12th, 2017 4:00pm – 11:30pm
Where: American Legion post 241, 7605 Bluffton Rd Fort Wayne, IN 46809
(260) 747-7851

What: The American Dream wresting event at the American Legion post 241 will have headlining Dick the Bruiser Jr. and our very own Mike “Shotgun” Shuler. We will have a meet and greet for children @ 3:30pm, and after the event live entertainment with Gypsy Bandits. There will be food and beverages available for purchase.

POSTED: 07/21/17 at 8:29 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment

14th Annual Railroad Heritage Weekend -  July 29th & 30th

The Van Wert County Historical Society will be sponsoring our 14th Annual Railroad Heritage Weekend on July 29th & 30th, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Sunday, at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds, 1055 S Washington St. (US 127), Van Wert, OH.  Admission is $4.00 for Adults. Children (12 and under), and Scouts in uniform, are free.  We will have over 150 tables of model railroad/train bargains.  We will also have at least a dozen modular model railroad, and Lionel train layouts, operating, or on display.  Two additional buildings have been re-served to display the additional layouts.  Good Food & Beverages will be available.  Parking is Free.  Contacts are Jan Dunlap (419) 238-4207) snapshotjan@hotmail.com or Chuck White (567) 259-3340 railcarman@frontier.com

THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME AND INVITED.

All the proceeds received from this event benefits the VWCHS, a not-for-profit 501c organization.

POSTED: 07/21/17 at 8:27 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment

New Haven Night At the TinCaps

Thursday, August 3rd

Join us as we celebrate!

Tickets Just $7 each

Reserve your tickets by July 21

To reserve your ticket contact the New Haven Chamber of Commerce at 260-749-4484

POSTED: 07/17/17 at 10:01 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

With summer being peak moving season, the personal-finance website WalletHub took a close look at 2017′s Best Beach Towns to Live in.

To determine the most livable beachside communities, WalletHub compared 227 cities across 49 key metrics. The data set ranges from housing costs to share of for-sale waterfront homes to quality of beach water.

Top 20 Best Beach Towns in America
1 Naples, FL 11 Lahaina, HI
2 Key West, FL 12 Sarasota, FL
3 Eden Prairie, MN 13 Kihei, HI
4 Traverse City, MI 14 Jupiter, FL
5 St. Augustine, FL 15 Stillwater, MN
6 Charleston, SC 16 Chanhassen, MN
7 Marco Island, FL 17 Cloquet, MN
8 Key Biscayne, FL 18 Stoughton, WI
9 Boca Raton, FL 19 Mill Valley, CA
10 Duluth, MN 20 Olathe, KS

Best vs. Worst

  • La Porte, Texas, has the lowest median home price as a share of income, 1.80, which is nine times lower than in Malibu, Calif., the city with the highest at 16.19.
  • Wailuku, Hawaii, has the lowest median annual property taxes, 0.16 percent, which is 23.8 times lower than in Zion, Ill., the city with the highest at 3.80 percent.
  • Traverse City and Alpena, Mich., have the fewest disaster declarations (since 1953), three each, which is 19.7 times fewer than in seven California cities: Santa Monica, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Santa Fe Springs, Palos Verdes Estates and Malibu, which have the most at 59 each.
  • Rye, N.Y., has the lowest property crimes per 1,000 residents, 2.99, which is 48.1 times lower than in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the city with the highest at 143.86.
  • Hermosa Beach, Calif., has the highest walk score, 84, which is 7.6 times higher than in Navarre, Fla., and Mequon, Wis., the cities with the lowest at 11.
  • Manhattan Beach, Calif. has the most beach volleyball courts (per square root of the population), 0.1166, which is 44.8 times more than in Savannah, Ga., the city with the fewest at 0.0026.

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-beach-towns-to-live-in/36567/

POSTED: 07/01/17 at 8:19 pm. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

POSTED: 05/31/17 at 9:06 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

Jury Pool Opening Day… Jury Pool will be open for the season Saturday May 27th. Regular pool hours are 12:30-8pm seven days a week. Any questions contact the park office at 749-2212 or Jury pool at 245-0152

POSTED: 05/26/17 at 8:27 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

With summer approaching, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2017′s Best Summer Vacation Spots to supplement its Best Travel Credit Cards and Currency Exchange studies.

To help travelers plan the perfect summer getaway, WalletHub’s data crunchers compared the 80 largest metro areas across 38 key indicators of budget- and fun-friendliness. The data set ranges from cost of the cheapest flight to number of attractions to average price of a two-person meal.

Top 20 Summer Vacation Spots
1 Las Vegas, NV 11 Salt Lake City, UT
2 Los Angeles, CA 12 Austin, TX
3 Orlando, FL 13 Oklahoma City, OK
4 Chicago, IL 14 Phoenix, AZ
5 San Diego, CA 15 Cincinnati, OH
6 Atlanta, GA 16 Tampa, FL
7 Houston, TX 17 St. Louis, MO
8 Dallas, TX 18 Portland, OR
9 Sacramento, CA 19 Charlotte, NC
10 New York, NY 20 Detroit, MI

Best vs. Worst

  • The average flight to a popular summer destination costs $337, lasts 3 hours and 56 minutes, and has 0.4 connections.
  • The Las Vegas metro area is the most attractive destination on the West Coast and the New York metro area on the East Coast.
  • California and Texas are home to the top summer destinations in the U.S., each with at least two metro areas in the top 15. Oppositely, Connecticut and New York are each home to the largest numbers of the most unpopular summer destinations.
  • The Miami metro area has the lowest nightly rate for a three-star hotel room, $25, which is 5.8 times less expensive than in Boston, the metro area with the highest at $145.
  • The Salt Lake City metro area has the most diverse attractions, which is two times more than in Akron, Ohio, the metro area with the least diverse.

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-summer-travel-destinations/3792/

POSTED: 05/22/17 at 9:30 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

Come visit our garage sale with items from four households! It will be held at 8806 Greenmeadow Drive New Haven, IN. The sale will be from 8am – 6pm on June 2nd and 3rd. Everything is gently used, clean, free of smoke and free of animal hair. The following will be sold:

- Boys 5T & 6T Clothing, Girls 24 month Clothing

- Baby Gate, Crib Set, Bedding, Pack N’ Play, Toddler Bed, Twin Bed, Toys, Other Baby Items

- Home Décor, Pictures, Lights, Christmas Décor, Quilt, Area Rugs, Plates

- Games, Movies, Gift Bags, Books, Textbooks for Athletic Training and Social Work

- Shelves, Table, Storage Items, Shoe Holders, Designer Bags

- Men and Women’s Name Brand Clothing, Prom Dresses

Don’t miss out on this garage sale; there is something for everyone!

POSTED: 05/22/17 at 9:26 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News

Celebrate the 4th of July by running in your best red, white and blue outfit! July 4th will be the 4 on the 4th a four mile Run / Walk. The run/walk will begin at 8am…The event will be held on the Rivergreenway in Fort Wayne, Indiana. On-site registration will start at 6:45am near the Rivergreenway boat dock just South of Kreager Park, the address is 7000 N River Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815.  State of the art RFID chip on the bib timing will be provided by Timed Events. Timed-Events.com will have published results online including a Youtube video of the finish line. Awards to top runners. Special event T-shirts only guaranteed to a limited group of preregistered participants. $28 for adult preregistration and $18 for youths 15 and under. Day of race registrations will incur an increased fee. Register at: https://runsignup.com/4onthe4thfortwayne

POSTED: 05/08/17 at 9:03 am. FILED UNDER: Entertainment, News