You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

The Dish

  • TV chef heads to national contest
    If Ed Ribel knows one thing, it’s what he wants. He wants to win. “It would be huge,” he says.
  • 3rd annual Foodstock to gather trucks downtown
    July 26 is going to be a long day for John Maxwell. From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., the man behind the Ragin' Cajun food truck will be serving jambalaya and crawfish pie, among other specialties.
  • Deer Park boss visits beer camp
    Forget about boot camp. Tony Henry went to beer camp.The owner of Deer Park Irish Pub, 1530 Leesburg Road, recently found himself in Chico, California, at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Advertisement

Deer Park to host Prohibition Party

The Spring Street bridge, which has been closed between Lindenwood and Tyler avenues for more than a year, is opening Oct. 5 -- much to the glee of Deer Park Irish Pub owner, Tony Henry.

Business has gone down 30 percent since the city started work on the bridge, which is the most direct way to get to the pub. Following the ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the bridge's opening, the pub is having a Prohibition Party -- because the past year has felt like prohibition for Deer Park (1530 Leesburg Road).

"I fully support the county's effort to maintain safe bridges and improve traffic flow," Henry said in a press release. "But we have a paid a big price with a downturn in business, and now it's time to celebrate the bridge's opening."

The party, which starts right after the 4 p.m. ribbon-cutting Friday, will include some Batch 19 beer, a prohibition-era beer recipe recently found and brewed by the Coors Brewing Co.

Check out JG columnist Frank Gray's September column about the party here.

Advertisement