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BeYoutiful's second shop opens on Third

Jessie Veselka, the owner of BeYoutiful Bath Bombs & More, says she has opened a second location, called BeYoutiful Too, in the newly remodeled Third & Washington building, at 327 W. Third. Veselka opened the original BeYoutiful shop last year on the...

Stormin' Norman's to anchor in Valley

Stormin’ Norman’s Shipfaced Saloon, a new Spokane Valley bar, is set to open early next week at 12303 E. Trent. The business is co-owned by Spokane couple Carrie and Norman Thomson, who purchased the 3,000-square-foot building along Trent in May and ...

Weather forecaster buys barre studio

Leslie Lowe, Spokane TV weather forecaster and co-anchor of KHQ’s Wakeup Show, now owns the Pure Barre studio at 13910 E. Indiana, in Spokane Valley. Pure Barre is a workout method in which participants perform small isometric movements using a ballet ...

A&B Market debuts in Coeur d'Alene

A&B Market, a new convenience store, is set to debut Aug. 15 in downtown Coeur d’Alene. Bobby Ellison and his wife, Armi, co-own the business, which is located in a 2,500-square-foot leased space in the former Dingle Hardware building at 402 E. Sherman...

Early plans for Division Costco building surface

As Costco Wholesale Corp. gears up for the scheduled grand opening of its 167,000-square-foot warehouse on Newport Highway tomorrow, July 20, preliminary plans filed with the city of Spokane illuminate possible future uses for the 134,000-square-foot ware...

Kilted Growler taps into Hayden

The Kilted Growler Tap House opened earlier this month at 8160 N. Cornerstone Drive, in Hayden. Owner Steve Welch, a longtime Coeur d’Alene home brewer, says he opened the tap house as a way of getting back into the beer business. “My father used to...

Spokane artist Ben Joyce plans new gallery

Spokane artist Ben Joyce says he plans this fall to open a production studio, an art gallery, and an event space to be named Ben Joyce Studios, in the former auto glass warehouse at 806 W. Third. “It’s always been a dream of mine to open up a gallery...

Fresh Soul opens in East Central neighborhood

The Spokane Eastside Reunion Association is set to debut Fresh Soul, its long-planned Southern-style restaurant and youth-employment program, with an opening date scheduled for today, July 19. SERA founder Michael C. Brown says the nonprofit purchased th...

Sams & Coffee opens in Spokane Valley

Jacob Miller has opened a new coffee and sandwich shop named Sams & Coffee, at 12709 E. Mirabeau Parkway, in Spokane Valley. Miller, who also owns the downtown sports bar Crave Eats.Drinks.Nightlife., says he was looking to start a slightly different kin...

Worthy Hotels acquires Hotel RL Spokane at the Park

Worthy Hotels Inc., the Spokane-based parent company of four prominent downtown hotels, has bought the Hotel RL Spokane at the Park, near downtown Spokane. The hotel, located on 7 acres of land on the north bank of the Spokane River, at 303 W. North Ri...

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