Businesses, schools bringing party to northside corridor

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A local organization is revitalizing the area along North Anthony Boulevard and Crescent Avenue with the help of schools and businesses.

The North Anthony Corridor Groups mission is to make the area a place for the community to enjoy. IPFW, Ivy Tech, Firefly Coffee House and Wooden Nickel are some of the members of the group. The area is home to coffee shops, ice cream shops, trails, restaurants and other shops.

The group will be putting on a family friendly block party to highlight what the corridor offers.There will be food, live music, face painting and a car and art show.

The block party is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, September 7 in the area between Coliseum and Crescent.

Part of North Anthony will be blocked off for the event. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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