Fitger’s Complex

Hundreds in Twin Ports Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday

According to the event website, more than 80% of the $165,000 goal has been raised as of Sunday evening.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Walk to End Alzheimer’s returned to the Twin Ports this weekend, raising awareness and money for research of a cure to end the disease affecting more than 6 million Americans. A sea of purple flooded the Lakewalk Saturday. Roughly 400 people who either lost a loved one to Alzheimer’s, are currently battling the disease, or are caregivers…

A Place for Fido’s ‘Yappy Hour’ Brings Wagging Tails Back to Fitger’s Complex

There's treats and goody bags for the dogs and "doggy drinks" from the Boat Club for their two-legged friends.

DULUTH, Minn.- With summer returning, so is A Place for Fido’s weekly “Yappy Hour” event in the Fitger’s courtyard. There’s treats and goody bags for the dogs and “doggy drinks” from the Boat Club for their two-legged friends. A Place for Fido staff are excited to see so many furry faces again after not having the event last year. “Just…

Local Videogame, Book Stores Busy as More Crave At-Home Entertainment

Games Then and Now and The Bookstore at Fitger's are experiencing boosts in sales recently.

DULUTH/SUPERIOR- With so many still schooling and working from home, entertainment has also had to happen at home — so local businesses offering activities like videogames and books are seeing an influx in customers. “As you can see when you guys came in it was constant people in and out of here,” said Jason Matic. co-owner of Games Then and…

Fitger’s Celebrates Halloween with Socially Distant Storytelling, Candy

Only a few people at a time were allowed into the courtyard, masks were required and individual bags of candy were handed out. 

DULUTH, Minn.- Fitger’s Complex in Duluth also got in the Halloween spirit, hosting a socially distant event in their courtyard, decked out all spooky. Individual bags of candy were handed out, and a kids could listen into a Halloween story being read. Only a few people at a time were allowed into the courtyard, masks were required and individual bags…

A Place for Fido Expanding in Duluth’s Fitger’s Complex

Jamie Parent, Co-Owner of A Place for Fido, is Aiming to Open the New, Bigger Location by Mid-November

DULUTH, Minn. – Expanding a business is no easy task, but for the owners of one local pet supply store, this year has been full of first-time adventures. The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t putting a pause on expansion plans at A Place for Fido in the Fitger’s complex. “One thing that’s super exciting is we’re going to have a lake view,”…

Fitger’s Awarded ‘Best Place to Work’ by Minnesota Retailers Assoc.

Every year they award one recipient based on treatment of employees and the overall work environment.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Northland’s own Fitger’s on the Lake was recognized as the Best Retail Place to Work in the state of Minnesota in 2020. The award comes from the Minnesota Retailers Association. Every year they award one recipient based on treatment of employees and the overall work environment. The president and owner of Fitger’s said it’s an honor to…

Barbra Streisand Takes Over Duluth this Weekend

Rubber Chicken Theater Brings Barbra Streisand to the Twin Ports February 15 - 17

DULUTH, Minn. – Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Rubber Chicken Theater is proud to present their upcoming Valentine’s Day Barbra Streisand tribute show, With Love from Barbra. Melody Mendis has been portraying Streisand professionally for the past two years. The show will be happening February 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and February 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the…