Statement issued Wednesday by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department:
Fort Wayne, Ind. – Due to popular demand, the Bagel Station Uptown will now be open on Mondays from 7 am to 2 pm. The cafe, located in the gift shop of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, is expanding its hours to Mondays to serve breakfast and lunch clientele and business customers who have repeatedly expressed interest in using the cafe’s services on Mondays when the Conservatory is closed.
The new cafe is a division of The Bagel Station operated by Lisa Jackson, the proprietor of the original Bagel Station that opened in 1984.Serving homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, daily specials, pastries and espresso beverages, the Bagel Station Uptown offers a unique take on a home-grown Fort Wayne business.
Adding to the diverse array of downtown eateries, the cafe also caters boxed lunches for local businesses and is capable of easily outfitting large groups of motorcoach visitors with a full meal or treats for the road.
The Bagel Station Uptown’s new hours are 7 am to 2 pm Mondays; 7 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Friday; 10 am to 5 pm Saturday and closed on Sunday. Free parking is available across the street in the Civic Center parking garage (with purchase); metered parking is available on Calhoun Street as well. The Bagel Station Uptown also has its own separate entrance located off Calhoun Street.