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Northwest Bedding to be shuttered

Longtime Spokane-area mattress maker and retailer Northwest Bedding Co. will shut down operations this summer, says controller Lee Kvalheim, citing a lack of a succession plan and an absence of interested buyers in the decision to close the company....

Kirishian’s Imported Rug Co. acquires cleaning company

Kirishian’s Imported Rug Co., of Spokane, has purchased the assets of AAmerican Cleaning Bob’s Inc., formerly based in Spokane Valley. Owner Richard Kirishian has moved the cleaning company into the Kirishian’s Imported Rug building at 220 E. Seco...

Poole’s Public House owners break ground on new building for North Side restaurant

Scott and Lisa Poole, owners of Poole’s Public House, have started construction of a new building into which they plan to move their North Side restaurant and bar from an adjacent strip mall at 101 E. Hastings Road. Scott Poole says the North Side rest...

Globe Bar & Kitchen adds outdoor patio

The Globe Bar & Kitchen has added a new outdoor patio that it debuted earlier this month on the south side of the restaurant....

Begona Coffee to open in Bank of America tower lobby

A new coffee stand is set to open next month in the lobby of downtown’s Bank of America Financial Center, at 601 W. Riverside. Former stay-at-home mom Yelena Matsyplyuk says the stand is the first step toward fulfilling her dream of opening a downtown ...

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Spokane wine scene ripens

Spokane is beginning to earn a reputation as a destination for quality wine and wine-tasting events, industry experts say. In the last two years, at least five new tasting rooms have opened in downtown Spokane, including Terra Blanca, at 926 W. Sprague; ...

Northern Quest expands food court

As part of Northern Quest Resort & Casino’s nearly $20 million south-side expansion at 100 N. Hayford Road, in Airway Heights, the entertainment venue is adding three new eateries to its food court, says Brandon Haugen, general manager of Kalispel Devel...

South Hill pet shop nearly doubles space

Spokane pet supply retailer Prairie Dog Pet Mercantile has debuted an expansion to its South Hill location at 5608 S. Regal. Dog trainer Amy Barker, and her husband, Daniel Pringle, co-own the business, which has two stores that carry pet foods, treats, a...

Boombox Pizza plans to open on Division

A new pizza restaurant called Boombox Pizza is set to open early next month in what was formerly the Revolver Bar space at 221 N. Division. Spokane entrepreneur Jeremy Tangen is the restaurant’s primary owner through his partnership Tangen Hospitalit...

Hot Toddy’s Coffee opening brewhouse

Hot Toddy’s Coffee owners Ricky and Kandice Krieger say next month they plan to open a new brewhouse and café called 291 Brewhouse at 5978 Highway 291, in Nine Mile Falls. Kandice Krieger says she and her husband purchased their first Hot Toddy’s ...

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