2016 News & Events
Thursday, December 15, 2016 | The News-Sentinel
Apartments Near Parkview Field in Demand
For Cityscape Flats, across from Parkview Field, there are 200 names on a waiting list for 163 apartments and two of 14 townhomes have been sold even though construction hasn't even begun yet, proving the wisdom of changing them on the fly from rentals to owner-occupied units and expanding eight of them to accommodate rooftop patios.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | The News-Sentinel
ChocolateFest at Parkview Field
Fort Wayne ChocolateFest 2017 will be 6-9 p.m. Feb. 10 at Parkview Field Event Center, 1301 Ewing St. Attendees will be treated to three chocolate fountains, chocolate desserts and hors d’oeuvres. Chocolate popcorn tasting and chocolate beer tasting are included. A live band will play music, a cash bar will serve drinks and a variety of items will be available for purchase in a silent auction. Proceeds will go to Riley Hospital for Children and to other local youth charities and projects.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | The News-Sentinel
Downtown Fort Wayne Ushers in Holidays
What would a Night of Lights be without fireworks? The display will be set off from Parkview Field on Jefferson Boulevard.
Friday, November 4, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
TinCaps: Gem of Minor Leagues
The TinCaps think of themselves as one of the best franchises in all of the minor leagues. Now they have the piece of hardware to prove it.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | Inside Indiana Business
TinCaps Honored as Most 'Complete' in Minors
The Fort Wayne TinCaps have received what the team calls the most significant honor in the organization's history. The Single-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres has earned the 2016 John H. Johnson President's Award from Minor League Baseball.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | WANE
TinCaps Named Top Minor League Organization
The Fort Wayne TinCaps have been named the top minor league organization in baseball.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | MiLB.com
TinCaps Awarded Minor League Baseball's Top Honor
The Fort Wayne TinCaps, the Class A (Midwest League) affiliate of the San Diego Padres, are the recipients of Minor League Baseball's 2016 John H. Johnson President's Award. This is Minor League Baseball's top honor for organizational excellence, awarded each year to just one out of the 160 teams across all levels (Rookie Leagues to Triple-A).
Thursday, November 3, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Cityscape Flats Looking to Add Next to Parkview Field
The developer of Cityscape Flats – a townhouse and apartment complex near Parkview Field in downtown Fort Wayne – wants to add a fourth story and a third-floor rear rooftop deck to eight of the 14 units converted in July from rental to owner-occupied townhouses as a result of market demand for larger owned units.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 | The News-Sentinel
Demand for Downtown Housing Changes Cityscape Flats — Again
Domo Development, whose $27 million Cityscape Flats project is under construction west of Parkview Field, has asked the Fort Wayne Plan Commission for approval to add a fourth story to eight of 14 planned townhomes.
Sunday, October 30, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
TIF of the Cap, Fort Wayne
Without TIF, the TinCaps would not have a home in downtown Fort Wayne.
Saturday, October 29, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Again, TinCaps' Parkview Field Best in Minors
Saturday, October 8, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Parkview Field Races Help City Improve Its Health - and So Much More
As the runners and walkers crossed the finish line at home plate at Parkview Field during Fort4Fitness races last weekend, I thought about how much has changed in our community since the first Fort4Fitness Fall Festival was planned nearly 10 years ago.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 21Alive
Big Turnout for 2016 "Walk to End Alzheimer's" at Parkview Field
Taking steps to find a cure. Hundreds of residents of Fort Wayne and surrounding counties gathered at Parkview Field Saturday afternoon.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Chris Goff)
TinCaps Are Midwest League Nominee for Franchise Award
The TinCaps are the Midwest League's nominee for the John H. Johnson President’s Award, given annually to a minor league franchise "that has demonstrated franchise stability and significant contributions to its community, league and the baseball industry."
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 | Inside Indiana Business (Dan McGowan)
TinCaps Cap Off Record Year At Ticket Office
The Fort Wayne TinCaps have announced a franchise-best attendance figure for 2016. Nearly 414,000 tickets were sold this season at Parkview Field.
Monday, September 12, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Dave Gong)
Day of Remembrance, Prayer At Parkview Field
At Parkview Field, 403 registered participants climbed up and down the stairs of the ballpark to commemorate those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
Sunday, September 11, 2016 | WANE-TV (Rod Hissong)
Hundreds Attend 9/11 Stair Climb At Parkview Field
Hundreds turned out to honor 9/11 first responders at the Fort Wayne 9/11 Stair Climb at Parkview Field.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (John Sampson)
Plenty to Brag About in Fort Wayne
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | Ballpark Digest
TinCaps Set New Attendance Records
It was another big year for the Fort Wayne TinCaps, who set multiple attendance records in 2016. That was team’s eighth season at Parkview Field.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Sherry Slater)
Seeing Downtown Fort Wayne's Rebirth
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 | WANE
Charity Softball Game to Support Local Medical Students
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | NWIBQ (Ben Smith)
Minor League Major Fun
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Brian Francisco)
Senator Finds Work at Parkview Field
Monday, August 1, 2016 | 21 Alive (Eric DeFreeuw)
What Makes Downtown Development So Intriguing?
Friday, July 29, 2016 | Leisure Group Travel
Minor League Fun in the Midwest
Monday, July 25, 2016 | Inside Indiana Business (Gerry Dick)
Fort Wayne Renaissance Rolls On
Sunday, July 24, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Keiara Carr)
CountryFest Fans Brave the Heat
Saturday, July 23, 2016 | WANE (Rod Hissong)
Thousands Pack Parkview Field for CountryFest ’16
Saturday, July 9, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Plenty of Patriotic Pride at Parkview Field
Friday, July 8, 2016 | Forbes (Sergei Klebnikov)
Forbes Ranks Fort Wayne TinCaps Among Minor League Baseball’s 25 Most Valuable Teams
Sunday, July 3, 2016 | WANE
Music Takes Center Stage at Parkview Field
Thursday, June 30, 2016 | Fort Wayne News Sentinel (Louisa Danielson)
Fort Wayne Philharmonic to Perform Free Patriotic Pops Concert
Thursday, June 30, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Keiara Carr)
"Shakespeare from the Heart" Stages 'Macbeth' at Parkview Field
Saturday, June 18, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Chris Goff)
Parkview Field On Pace for Best First Half at Gate
Friday, June 17, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Keiara Carr)
Blind A Capella Group Eager to Make Music
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | Mapquest's Parachute (Laura Harris)
Top Five Off-the-Wall Things to Do at a TinCaps Baseball Game in Fort Wayne
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Eric Doden)
Parkview Field Has Helped Catalyze Growth in Fort Wayne
Friday, May 13, 2016 | 21 Alive
Special Report: The Ballpark Payoff
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | Fort Wayne News Sentinel
Rotary Club of Fort Wayne Honors Four for Community Service
Monday, April 25, 2016 | Fort Wayne News Sentinel (Kevin Kilbane)
Soil to Soil Event Celebrates the Earth, Conservation
Saturday, April 23, 2016 | WANE (Rod Hissong)
Junior League Fort Wayne Celebrates 75 Years of Service
Friday, April 15, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Parkview Field Hosting 12 Games as Part of Series
Thursday, April 7, 2016 | Fort Wayne News Sentinel (Reggie Hayes)
Fans Keep Pouring Into Parkview Field for Pure Fun
Monday, April 4, 2016 | WANE (Jessica Starbard)
TinCaps Arrive in Fort Wayne
Monday, April 4, 2016 | Fort Wayne News Sentinel (Reggie Hayes)
TinCaps Manager Anthony Contreras Excited About Return to Fort Wayne
Sunday, April 3, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Chris Goff)
TinCaps Promise Top Pitching Talent
Saturday, April 2, 2016 | WANE
TinCaps Announce Opening Day Roster
Saturday, April 2, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Chris Goff)
Analysis: 2016 TinCaps Roster
Saturday, April 2, 2016 | 21 Alive (Dean Pantazi)
2016 TinCaps Headed to Fort Wayne
Saturday, April 2, 2016 | Fort Wayne News Sentinel
Nine Top Prospects Assigned to TinCaps Roster
Saturday, April 2, 2016 | WANE (Kaitor Kposowa)
TinCaps Fans Attend Open House Despite Weather
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Parkview Field to Host Open House
Sunday, March 27, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Tom Smith)
Parkview Field Sets Bar High for Fort Wayne's Myriad Projects
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Editorial)
Downtown Fort Wayne Arena Proves Plan Worthy of Study
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
Parkview Field Event Puts Focus on Young People
Friday, March 11, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Sherry Slater)
TinCaps President Wins Individual of Integrity Award
Monday, February 15, 2016 | WANE
Parkview Field Hosts NAACP Workshop
Monday, February 15, 2016 | 21 Alive (Kayla Crandall)
Black History Month Event at Parkview Field
Saturday, February 13, 2016 | WANE (Glenn Marini)
Party in the Park Celebrates Sixth Year at Parkview Field
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | The Journal Gazette (Chris Goff)
TinCaps to Extend Safety Netting
For fear of hard-hit foul balls or even slipped-away bats, the TinCaps announced the netting at Parkview Field will be extended to the far end of each dugout. The change is effective for the upcoming season.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | The News-Sentinel (Reggie Hayes)
More Safety Netting a Good Call for TinCaps at Parkview Field
The TinCaps are making the right decision in the best interest of fans to expand the protective netting at Parkview Field.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 | The Journal Gazette
High School Teams Set for 3rd Parkview Event
The Parkview Sports Medicine Baseball Series announced the schedule for its third year. The 12 games will run from April 19 to May 5 while the TinCaps are on the road. The series allows high school players the opportunity to play in a professional facility and see their name and face on the big screen.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 | 21Alive
Parkview Sports Medicine Baseball Series Schedule
For a third consecutive year, Parkview Field will host the Parkview Sports Medicine High School Baseball Series in 2016. Over the course of six doubleheaders this April and May when the TinCaps are on the road, 24 different high school teams in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio will have the chance to showcase their talents at Minor League Baseball’s top-rated ballpark.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 | KPC News
Skyline Tower to Be Built in Downtown Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne's Downtown development continues to build around Parkview Field.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | The News-Sentinel (Kevin Kilbane)
Work Expected to Start This Summer on New $40 million Skyline Towers Downtown Housing Development
Following the success of Parkview Field, more major development projects are going up in Downtown Fort Wayne.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | The City of Fort Wayne
Mayor Announces Major Downtown Fort Wayne Project
Behind the momentum started by Parkview Field, Great Lakes Capital is investing $40 million to construct apartments, retail, and office space in Downtown Fort Wayne.
Saturday, January 9, 2016 | The Delphos Herald
TinCap Mascot Promotes Reading
St. John’s Elementary School students were ecstatic to have a visit from none other than Johnny TinCap, the mascot for the Fort Wayne TinCaps Minor League baseball team.
Friday, January 8, 2016 | Alex Brown (Inside Indiana Business)
Hoosier Sites Listed as 'Best Stadium Experiences'
Along with Lucas Oil Stadium and Notre Dame Stadium, Parkview Field has represented Indiana as one of the top sports venues for fans in the country.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 | Digital Journal
Parkview Field Among Top 100 Stadium Experiences
Stadium Journey, a website and monthly magazine which focuses on rating stadium experiences from around the world, has released its list of the best stadium experiences for the United States and Canada for 2015. Parkview Field is ranked No. 9.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 | Justin Cohn (The Journal Gazette)
Parkview Field Ranked 9th Best Venue
Parkview Field is featured on the cover of the January issue of Stadium Journey, which ranked the top 100 stadium experiences in the U.S. and Canada in major- and minor-pro sports and colleges.