First off I messed up one previous post a bit as it was reported to me wrong,The Hair Zoo in Post Falls is only moving and not completely closing.The Hair Zoo beginning in Feb will be in the same neighborhood but in The Whistle Stop Plaza at 2700 E. Seltice Way suite 3.My apology's to The Hair Zoo for the error.
The Liberty Lake Papa Murphy's will be open in a new home come mid-february.But you won't have to drive far as they are moving just 3 doors down to the site that was Cycle Sports in the same strip mall as Albertson's at 1316 N. Liberty Lake Rd.
BeerCo is a new store located in North Spokane located at 1325 E. Francis Ave. BeerCo sells a number of beers as well as special order beers.On top of that they also have home brewing products for sale.
No official word as to where it will be yet but Life Flight,an air ambulance service has announced they plan to locate a base in Sandpoint and open it later this year.
Maverik which is a chain of gas station/c-stores has now opened it's first location in the Spokane market at 4206 E. Day Mt. Spokane Rd in Mead.Another Maverik location is now under construction in Cheney.
Whispering Pines at Ivy Court is open and is transitional care center.The center offers 23 beds and is located in Coeur d Alene at 2200 Ironwood Pl which would be in the same neighborhood as Kootenai Medical Center.
Eye Candy Antiques opening tomorrow,Jan. 20th in Spokane at 3017 N Monroe.
The Commercial Building which is the building located in Downtown Spokane at 1111 W 1st Ave is undergoing a remodel.The building was to be a blu-ray disc manufacturing facility but plans fell thru some time back.Now the building is being converted into 26 apartments with rent ranging from 340 to 420 per month and geared towards students.The 3rd floor of the building will become The University of Digital Technology to teach digital production skills and other digital technologies.The remaining space on the 1st floor will be a new but similar venture from the previous owner called BlueStar Technology . I'm not sure when the University will open but the apartments should be ready soon from what i'm told.
Adhara Tanning and Swimwear in Coeur d Alene has closed,They had been on Coeur d Alene Ave. near the Coeur d Alene Athletic Club.
Salon Capello is celebrating their grand opening after opening in late dec. at 21950 E. Country Vista Dr. Suite 300 in Liberty Lake.
LaRosa Cafe is a new Tapas Bar open in Sandpoint at 105 S. First Ave.
As I had reported would happen,The Albertsons Gas Station on Ironwood in Coeur d Alene has been converted over to a Tesoro gas station.Most area Albertson's gas stations are supposed to switch to Tesoro but I have not confimed any other locations as of yet.
Caruso's Sandwich Co. opened a new location in Spokane Valley at 2314 N Argonne.Caruso's had a store in a strip mall near the Spokane Industrial Park off of Sullivan,from what research i've done it looks like that one just moved here but I cannot confirm it.Caruso's also closed their Post Falls store late last year.
The Holley Rock Bar,which is a gay bar is open in Spokane Valley at the site of the former Hotteez Bar off of Raymond near Sprague Ave.
Mr Wok Chinese Resturant is re-opening in North Spokane at 9222 N Newport Hwy.