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Monday, December 30, 2013

Kootenai Clinic opens large new medical office building in Cd'A ( Photo's )

Residents of Coeur d' Alene have seen the construction on Lincoln Way ( US 95, south of I-90 ) for sometime now. The good sized red brick office building, which is part of the Kootenai Clinic system of medical clinics and offices is one of the largest additions to the Coeur d' Alene medical community in some time.

And now, that building is officially complete and recently opened it's doors to patients. Here is a look at what all this new space contains-

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Grumpy Monkey Coffee & Bakery - New business review

It's been quite some time since the last new restaurant review I've posted to this web site. But tonight, I paid a visit to a new coffee shop / bakery, in Coeur d' Alene that impressed this blogger enough to hurry home and share this excellent, brand new establishment .

Friday, December 27, 2013

Spokane Cheesecakes opens in new location ( Photo )

Once a small vendor in the Spokane Public Market, Spokane Cheesecakes has grown by leaps and bounds. The locally owned and operated is now back open, but this time in their very own retail space.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Interplayers Theatre opens retail store called , The Opening Act .

Downtown Spokane's Interplayers Theatre has seen it's ups and downs financially over the last couple of years. With even a couple of announcements of a looming closure, but through it all Interplayers players have continued to put on great show after great show .

Monday, December 23, 2013

Professional Home Care Training Center opens in Spokane Valley

A new business, now open in Spokane Valley, is assisting those with an interest in providing home care to the elderly and those who need additional assistance. The percentage of the population that's in need of home care has grown exponentially in recent years, and jobs providing that care can often offer decent pay and are almost always easy to find.

Anyone with an interest in providing care, this may be your time. And, the new Professional Home Care Training Center may be the place to help you enter that field.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Hallett's Chocolates relocates factory store , makes other changes.

Lot's of changes have come to the Spokane based Hallett's Chocolates. Among the big changes is a new store and a new web site. Here is what's new...

Thursday, December 19, 2013

New Business Openings & Closings - Dec. 19th 2013

A look at the some of the highlights of the many new businesses opening in our area...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Complete Suite Furniture to open in former Halpin's location

Halpin's was a Spokane Valley institution with decades invested in the community. In fact Halpin's opened for business in 1940 and at the final location in 1949. Sadly, Halpin's closed their doors earlier this year, that closure was covered here on Inland Northwest Business Watch over the Summer, more on that here-

But, the old Halpin's space won't be empty long...

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Giant Nerd Books opens on N. Monroe

A new bookstore is now open just blocks north of Downtown Spokane. But this new bookstore isn't like the other new and used book retailers around the region. In fact, even this businesses name is unique.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

More info on The Wandering Table / Yards Bruncheon restaurants coming to Kendall Yards ( Photo's )

Earlier on the blog we shared the announcement of several new restaurants planning to open soon in Spokane's Kendall Yards urban development. Among those planned restaurants is a permanent home for The Wandering Table, and Yards Bruncheon. Both are projects of Chef Adam Hegsted , but at the time of the announcement we knew only a little of these new establishments.

But, as time has gone by we have managed to find out more. So, as a follow up to that post here is some more info on The Wandering Table and Yards Brucheon. Also, Keep watching as we will try to share more on the other new restaurants in Kendall Yards as we get that info.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Bamboo Island Bath & Body opens retail store in Wandermere ( Photos )

Spokane now has a local answer to that mall bath and body chain. With the recent opening of a retail storefront for Bamboo Island Bath & Body, Inc. , a company that's actually been around since the mid 1990's.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Former Coeur d' Alene Mines HQ building sold

It's been a part of the Downtown Coeur d' Alene skyline for several years, housing the world headquarters to Coeur d' Alene Mines . But just like the changes that have come to the mining company, changes are also likely for the former HQ building itself.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

New tenants move into Spokane Industrial Park

Four new tenants have recently moved into Spokane Business & Industrial Park in Spokane Valley. Those new tenants are:

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Renovations wrapping up at 121 W. Pacific, Downtown Spokane.

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.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Zombie themed espresso shop opens in Spokane

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.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Progress update on Crossroads Coeur d' Alene,more new resturants coming ( photos )

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....