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Lakewalk Getting Closer to Full Repair

Phase Two of the Lakewalk hopes to be completed by August

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth’s storm-battered Lakewalk is getting closer to a full repair. Phase one of the Lakewalk reconstruction is now wrapped up behind the Fitger’s Complex. A new concrete seawall is now in place after high waves from storms in 2017 and 2018 tore the area a part. A spokesperson for Fitger’s tells us it’s been quite a wild ride….

Lakewalk Escapes Damage after Recent Winter Storm

Project leaders report no extra damage costs after last week's storm.

DULUTH, Minn.- Winds reaching nearly 70 miles per hour battered parts of the Lake Superior shoreline last week. Meanwhile, crews have already spent months restoring Duluth’s lakewalk from previous storms. But according to officials, the lakewalk escaped any additional damage. The lakewalk’s project supervisor says they were gearing up to have more damage after this past week’s snowstorm, but the ice…

Bock Fest Begins Spring in the Northland

The 25th annual Bock Fest wrapped up their festivities

DULUTH, Minn.- Spring is beginning in the Northland. The season was celebrated today at the 25th Annual Bock Fest at Fitgers. The event has grown from a small group to nearly a thousand people enjoying themselves with beer and friends. The German word ‘Bock’ means goat and at the festival they celebrated the traditional way with goat heads. Mall Manager…

Calling All Adorable, Funny, Quarky Talented Pets To The Big Screen!

Furry Film Festival Needs Your Funny Pet Videos!

DULUTH, Minn. — Is your pet the star of the house? If you have a fur baby with a special talent, funny quarks or just plain cute you need to submit a video of them!   Fitger’s Film Festival will be showcasing a compilation of pet videos for your entertainment, hosted by Animal Allies. “I can’t imagine that it’s going to…

Rubber Chicken Theater Presents a Christmas Comedy

Rubber Chicken Theater Celebrates Ten Years of Making the Northland Laugh with Their Holiday Sketch Comedy Revue

DULUTH, Minn. – This year’s Holiday Sketch Comedy Revue presented by Rubber Chicken Theater will help celebrate ten years of making the Northland laugh. This year’s show, The Wisecracker Suite: A Decade of Jokes, Puns and Assorted Nuts, will be happening December 21-22 and 28-31 at 7:30 p.m. The comedy show is taking place at the Spirit of the North…

Olympian Book Signing at Fitger’s

Duluth Native Olympian Kara Goucher Signs Her Book and Speaks

Duluth, Minn- A famous Duluth Olympian came back home for a book signing. Kara Goucher welcomed fans to meet her at Fitger’s today, while she signed copies of her new book “Strong: a Runner’s Guide to Boosting Confidence and Becoming the Best Version of You.” Fans and fellow runners say living in a place she loves to train makes them…

Meeting Puppy Connections at the Canine Carnival

This is the 6th annual Canine Carnival

DULUTH, Minn.- It was a party puppy Saturday afternoon at the Canine Carnival. The festival is put on by a Place for Fido and Fitgers. Dogs and owners participate in fun challenges, such as trying to balance a potato on a spoon, while walking your pooch. “You could use word commands with the dog, absolutely walking works very well, I…

Taste at Fitger’s Fights Hunger in the Northland

Coffee Conversation: Taste at Fitger's

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend Northlanders can sample some good food and wine while supporting the local food bank. In this week’s Coffee Conversation, FOX 21 sat down with Fitger’s Mall Manager Tami Tanski Sherman to chat about the 24th Annual Taste at Fitger’s. The event is taking place Friday, March 30 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the Fitger’s…

Fitger’s Bockfest Celebrates the Pending Arrival of Spring

Fitger's wants you to come early and stay late!

DULUTH, Minn. – You know spring is around the corner because Fitger’s Bockfest happens this week in Duluth. It’s a beer festival but also a celebration of spring. It’s a big deal in Germany and this will be the 24th anniversary for the event in Duluth. Organizers are reintroducing the Bockhunt where people are given clues in search of bock…

Summer Pet Apparel with A Place for Fido

Local Pet Store Offers Summer Safety Tips for Your Furry Friends

DULUTH, Minn. – In this week’s Animal Answers, we’re tackling summertime apparel for your pets. It’s something many of us often forget about when in the water, on the sidewalk or even lounging at home. “Animals can sense the drop of the barometric pressure and we don’t even feel it,” said Ben Parents, Co-owner of A Place for Fido. Thunderstorms…

Tasting the Region for a Good Cause

Taste at Fitger's

DULUTH, Minn. – This weekend, area restaurants are taking over Fitger’s for a good cause. It’s for Taste at Fitger’s, an annual event raising funds for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank. The event is Friday, March 31 from 6-8 p.m. There will be food and drink samples and a silent auction. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by…

Bockfest Ushers in Spring at Fitger’s

Blessing of the Bock Taking Place Thursday

DULUTH, Minn. – An annual event ushering Spring is getting underway this week.   The 23rd Annual Fitger’s Bockfest starts up Thursday. Throughout the three-day celebration there will be authentic German food, nightly music and local beer. Things get underway on Thursday, March 9 at 5:00 p.m. with the annual blessing of the bock. On Friday, March 10 the beer…

Santa Stops By Fitgers In Duluth

He Visited Kids With His Reindeer Waldo

DULUTH, Minn. – Santa Claus is still out there, asking kids what they would like for Christmas. It was Santa’s last trip to the Fitger’s Complex, and he brought along his reindeer friend, Waldo. Being from the North Pole, Santa and Waldo were not afraid of the cold temps. “Thank you to all the meteorologists and all the people that…