A look at some things Fort Wayne area readers will want to know.
* Candles sold exclusively at Hobby Lobby stores nationwide and online at HobbyLobby.com are being recalled. Click here to learn about this and other recalls.
* On this date in 1961, East Germany sealed off the border between Berlin's eastern and western sectors and began building a wall that would stand for the next 28 years. Golf Hall of Famer Betsy King, actor Danny Bonaduce and TV weatherman Sam Champion are among the many notables sharing a birthday today. If you want to know what else makes today special, click here for Today in History.
* Looking for something to do? The LeftFest, celebrating southpaws, with a trivia contest, food, talent show and music is from 1 to 7 p.m. at 4000 South Wayne Ave. Click here for that and the rest of Today's Best Bets.
* Let’s celebrate:
National Filet Mignon Day
International Left-Handers Day
2. TODAY’S WEATHER
Today will be mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Click here for more details and an extended forecast.
3. LOCAL STORIES YOU’LL WANT TO READ
* The Dish column let's us know that the Black Canyon restaurant has opened on Dupont Road, while Cook's Corner features Brewed Awakenings, an Auburn coffee shop. Click here for these and other stories of interest to foodies and those of us who just like to eat.
4. ROADWORK & ROAD RESTRICTIONS
The Noble County EMA & 911 Call Center announced this morning that 50W at US 33 will close today while a sinkhole is repaired. The road closure should last from 4-5 hours. Click here to learn of other area road projects and restrictions.
5. A QUICK LOOK AT LOCAL SPORTS