Monday, January 18th 2021, 10:23 AM EST
(picture courtesy of our companions at WPTA-Tv)
FORT WAYNE –
The ongoing pandemic has impacted many firms. But, one particular beer corridor is assisting another Fort Wayne company.
Back again in November, Double Dragon Arcade shut owing to monetary struggles. But, with the aid of another community enterprise, they are back open up.
Brian Hench, the proprietor of Teds Beerhall, manufactured it happen. He told WPTA-Television set the reason he offered to aid the arcade was mainly because he couldn’t stand viewing an additional community organization go absent since of the pandemic.
He says he arrived at out to Double Dragon, just following their closure in early November.
The co-owner of Double Dragon says they shut because of to economical struggles.
“When I listened to those people men were in need to have of a new locale, it produced feeling to husband or wife up,” Hench, the proprietor of Teds Beerhall reported.
From one Fort Wayne business enterprise to a further, Hench needed to aid another nearby small business continue to be afloat.
Having said that, he says the arcade was also a specific place for his team.
Hench told WPTA the decision was rather fast, and in just months, they experienced an agreement to open the arcade in Teds Beerhall, now identified as Teds Beercade.
“I thought that their organization concept would be a very seamless mesh to what we’re seeking to do and knowing I had a area that I knew was heading to be available for them, it just seemed like a best option,” Hench reported.
A perfect opportunity for both equally organizations. Hench told WPTA the new Beercade is bringing a lot more buyers, and the new business enterprise offers prospects a special working experience involving games and beverages.
“This is a good opportunity to do something that I think meshes much better with what we do with the beer, craft beer and the foods we have,” Hench claimed. “I think the total natural environment is a improved in good shape.”
Co-proprietor of the arcade Michael Wittekind told WPTA he’s grateful for the aid of Hench.
Wittekind states his passionate organization is alive and thriving all mainly because another community business gave out a serving to hand.
“A lot of people close to here they didn’t know about Double Dragon,” he explained. “So, this is a new way to introduce them to arcades and that variety of atmosphere. Everybody is digging it.”
Wittekind told WPTA they have ideas to preserve the site at Teds Beerhall while also opening up yet another arcade downtown
A selection on that won’t arrive for a while he claims.