Spokane Journal of Business

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Northwest Summers: On the cutting edge

When a windstorm ripped through the region in fall of 2015, it left in its wake tons of yard waste from battered trees—debris destined for the dump or a burn pile. But Dallas and Kate Summers, owners of Northwest Summers, a custom art business on Spoka...

Wheel Sport plans café in its Grand Boulevard shop

Wheel Sport Bicycle plans to add a cafe space in May to its South Hill store, at 3020 S. Grand Boulevard. “We’ve noticed it’s common for bike shops in other cities to offer a cafe space, and we wanted to try something similar here,” says Sarah ...

Heritage Bar & Kitchen planned in downtown Spokane

A new restaurant and bar called Heritage Bar & Kitchen is slated to open this spring in what was formerly the Texas True BBQ space at 122 S. Monroe. Co-owners Gabe Wood and Alex King say they plan to open the restaurant in the 1,350-square-foot space, ...

New tavern opens in old Bulldog space along Hamilton

A new bar and restaurant, called the Logan Tavern, has opened in the old Bulldog Tavern location at 1305 N. Hamilton, just north of the Gonzaga University campus. The building has hosted several businesses since the closure of the Bulldog Tavern in 201...

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Parrish & Grove Botanicals: Blossoming business

Amanda Parrish and Chelsea Updegrove are friends, co-workers, and business co-owners who have been sharing their love of flowers and houseplants with the Spokane community for just over a year. The two women are what some might call peas in a pod, having...

Elliott’s Urban Kitchen to open along Monroe

Spokane chef Tony Elliott says he plans to open a new restaurant this month in Emerson-Garfield neighborhood, on the lower North Side. The restaurant, to be called Elliott’s Urban Kitchen, will be located in the Lloyd Building at 2209 N. Monroe. The b...

Quilting, yarn shop planned in Reardan

Quilter and knitting enthusiast Geri Sauter says she plans to open a quilting and yarn shop this spring in Reardan, Wash., 25 miles east of Spokane. Sauter’s new shop, to be named Stitch!, will be located in a 2,000-square-foot space at 243 W. Broadwa...

BSN Sports moves to Riverwalk Building

Sports apparel and equipment distributor BSN Sports LLC is moving its operations here to a new location in the Riverwalk Building, at 1007 E. Trent. A division of Varsity Brands, BSN is a Dallas-based company that supplies college athletics, middle, and ...

Spokane Pottery Supply fires up in Valley

A new pottery supply store has opened at 9405 E. Sprague, in the Behm’s Center strip mall in Spokane Valley. Store owner Kyle Patterson is a local pottery instructor who says he’s been working with ceramics for the past 24 years. Patterson says his ...

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Dick’s Sporting Goods plans store on Spokane’s North Side

A new Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. retail store is planned in the Northpointe Plaza shopping center in a former Sports Authority site, at 9620 N. Newport Highway, a building permit application filed with the city of Spokane indicates. As of earlier this ...

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