Spokane Journal of Business

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Bulwark Barber moves in Coeur d’Alene

Coeur d’Alene’s Bulwark Barber has moved to new space in the Rockford Building, at 504 E. Lakeside, from its previous location at 204 N. Third. ...

Night Owl bar finds perch on Division

A new bar called Night Owl has opened at 223 N. Division, in an 800-square-foot leased space between Boombox Pizza and Fast Eddies Bar & Grill. Owner-operator Trent Cochran says he purchased the business in November from his friend Andy Derrickson. ...

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Warrior Liquor: Distilling warrior spirits

Spokane couple Rich and Mary Clemson say working with grain has always been their forte, starting with their pasta-making company Pasta USA and leading to their newest venture, Liquid Brands Distillery, which does business as Warrior Liquor. ...

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Old Gerardo’s building to be demolished in downtown Spokane

A downtown building formerly occupied by a Gerardo’s Authentic Mexican Food restaurant soon will be demolished to make way for a new building, according to project architect Shane Mercier, of Spokane Valley-based Mercier Architecture & Planning. ...

Convenience store, gas station opens at River Ridge

Full Stop, a new deli, beverage store, and gas station in northwest Spokane, is planned to open in two phases beginning this month. ...

Adventure Dynamics operates under new management

Adventure Dynamics Inc., a privately-owned aerial adventure park and challenge course in the Nine Mile Falls area, is under new management by a company called Teamwork Adventures LLC. ...

Northstar Taps to pour in Cheney

Northstar Taps LLC, a new craft beer tap room, plans to open later this month at 1818 Second, in Cheney. Brannon Reed co-owns the business with his wife, Celina. A craft beer enthusiast himself, Reed says he decided to open the business ...

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Building a Finn-tastic bond with babies

Coeur d’Alene mom Michelle Armstrong has developed Finn the Panda, a new kind of toy that she says is designed to help provide comfort and bonding to babies in the hospital. “Finn the Panda was created through our experience of having a baby...

Honey Pig BBQ planned for Garland District

Honey Pig BBQ, to be located at 713 W. Garland, is set to open in early May, says chef and co-owner Tony Ferrante. The restaurant will specialize in slow-smoked beef brisket, Ferrante says. Ferrante, who has owned Ferrante’s Marketplace, in Spokane...

Wishing Tree Books takes root in Perry District

A new children’s book store, Wishing Tree Books, is slated for a summer opening in Spokane’s South Perry District. Owner Janelle Smith says it’s been her dream since she was a teenager to open a book store like Wishing Tree. Smith previously had ...

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