This post is one in a series of Fort Wayne’s favorite celebrities: the Bad Apple Dancers! Click here to meet the rest of the bunch!
Just what does it require to qualify as a Bad Apple Dancer? Let’s interview Brad Shank, one of the lucky guys talented enough to be chosen as a Tin Cap Bad Apple Dancer and find out.
Hometown/State: Richmond, IN
Years working for the Tin Caps: I have worked for the TinCaps for 9 full seasons heading into the 10th
Favorite Fort Wayne restaurant: Mi Pueblo, great atmosphere and awesome food!
Favorite place to go to relax in Fort Wayne: The Deck
Favorite thing to do in Fort Wayne—other than dance on Parkview Field: I love running, and especially running on the trails.
Favorite store/shop: Not big on shopping, but my wife would say any store where clothing is available.
Favorite Fort Wayne park: Headwaters Park
Favorite Fort Wayne festival: Definitely Ribfest!
Favorite place to go for a burger and fries in Fort Wayne: I’m not a burger/ fries person, but probably Red Robin
Favorite concert venue in Fort Wayne: I’m biased, but I have to say Parkview Field. Nothing compares to an outdoor concert.
Favorite place to go for ice cream in Fort Wayne: Yo-Yo’s is definitely my favorite. Birthday cake flavor!
What do you like most about Fort Wayne: I love that it’s a big city that feels like a small one. People are friendly and proud of their city.
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Kayleen Reusser has written children’s books and had stories in Chicken Soup books. She writes features for the News-Sentinel newspaper and profiles for the Ossian Sun Riser. She loves to travel and write about her experiences at her website: www.KayleenR.com