Pacific Ave. south of the railroad tracks in Downtown Spokane is probably one the most historic sections of the entire city. But yet it's often overlooked, and a lot of times the home a significant homeless population. But this blogger is also a bit of history buff, and neighborhoods like the area around Pacific and the nearby Intermodal Center( train / bus station ) are the kind of locales I think we need to preserve.
And, although the area hasn't always seen many revitalization attempts, things are defiantly looking up. With one project in particular.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Zombie's are the current big trend , and apparently the business owners of Spokane have taken notice. First, with Dawn of the Donut , a zombie themed donut shop on the Division St. Hill and now with Zombies Espresso, a zombie themed espresso drive up.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Now that Coeur d' Alene's new Winco Foods grocery store is now open, we can shift our focus onto the other portions of this sizable project. Construction at the site is already well underway, and the shell of one a few new buildings at the site is already up. Here is a look at the store's that are planned for that building and what else is yet to come....
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Friday, November 29, 2013
The Arc of Spokane is a non profit that has served the Spokane community for many years, doing good works with residents with developmental disabilities. The Arc of Spokane does this via several different programs, however running those programs isn't without cost.
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Thursday, November 28, 2013
In early December the Downtown Spokane Partnership is planning a food truck rally during their monthly First Friday event. And while none of the participating food trucks are " new businesses " this new event is proof that, slowly but surely, the Spokane business scene is getting hipper and keeping up with trends from other parts of the nation.
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Tuesday, November 26, 2013
A new business, with and interesting concept is planning to open up shop in Downtown Spokane soon. The concept is like no other Spokane business today and will open in a space that has a history of having issues with the " street kids " of Downtown.
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Monday, November 25, 2013
Earlier this year, Spokane based Greencupboards.com , formed a parent company called Etailz Inc. to operate the companies business divisions other then just the companies popular Green Cupboards e-commerce web site. And now, the newly formed Etailz Inc. has an all new off-line division with last week's opening of the companies first new brick and mortar retail store right here in Spokane.
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After the recent closure of Northtown Mall's Sweet Factory chain candy store, the mall was left without a candy and sweets vendor. The Sweet Factory space was quickly filled with an addition of the now, newly remodeled Clare's store.But still the mall was without this category of business that had been a favorite for many shoppers. But, last weekend that all changed...
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Friday, November 22, 2013
While the weather at the time of my writing this may seem a bit too cold to get into any outdoor hobby. We, here in the Inland Northwest do have plenty of time each year too get out and about . And there is one newish hobby that is gathering quite the following, Geocaching. And fans of geocaching now have a new store, right here in Spokane , to help fulfill any of their needs. Or even novices to the hobby that are looking for something new to do.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Just in time for the holiday's and some of the heaviest drinking seasons of the year, Total Wine & More's newest store is now open. The new store is located in Spokane Valley and a big grand opening is planned for tonight, in fact it should be starting about now.
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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The design work is ready and some construction work has already been started on Downtown Coeur d' Alene's next exciting new restaurant.
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