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Spokane’s Garland District a vibrant arts destination for tourists, locals alike
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SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane’s historic Garland District is a haven for artists and small business owners alike, with many of its residents hoping to turn the area into a destination neighborhood. The area’s business district is home to a vast array of murals and street art, which originally appeared to discourage graffiti tagging. Julie Shepard-Hall, president of […]

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Nearly 2 dozen murals giving Garland business district an art vibe
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The Garland business district is quickly becoming the mural capital of Spokane. Nearly two dozen street murals decorate outdoor walls in the walkable business district on Garland Avenue from Howard to Madison streets. The murals started appearing as long as eight years ago as a way to discourage indiscriminate graffiti. Spray-paint artist Daniel Lopez, who […]

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Garland District has feeling of belonging
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If you want to watch a movie, shop for vintage clothes, eat classic diner fare or try your hand at improv comedy, pay a visit to Spokane’s Garland District. Tucked within the North Hill neighborhood, the Garland District began to take shape in the late 1920s, not long after the installation of a streetcar system. […]

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Tapping Its Potential
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The Brown Derby retains its historic vibe through a dramatic makeover By Dan Nailen – Inlander For months, pedestrians and drivers on Garland Avenue saw the Brown Derby’s windows covered, and the weathered and worn exterior giving no indication of the dramatic makeover happening inside. Eventually, there were signs of life — electricity fueling the […]

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Walk Bike Bus Spokane looks to replace car trips
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Project encourages walking, bicycling, bus transportation Organizers of Walk Bike Bus Spokane, an alternative transportation advocacy program, are boasting significant progress in reducing short drive trips within the program’s pilot areas in the Garland and South Perry neighborhoods. The program encourages residents to replace short car trips with walking, biking, and taking the bus, says […]

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BEGIN AGAIN
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Both a church and a café, the Gathering House helps people coming out of poverty By Jo Miller Pastor Rob Bryceson got used to hearing the F-word in his church. “And I don’t mean ‘forgiveness,’” he says, laughing. Rob sits on a couch drinking coffee with his wife, Tonia, at the new location of their […]

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Shawn Vestal: Iconic Garland Theater marks 70th birthday
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The Garland Theater will show a special movie Saturday night, but they’re keeping the title under wraps. This time, the theater itself is the main attraction. Spokane’s discount movie palace is celebrating its 70th birthday with a free party including the secret movie, cake and prizes, as well as stories from longtime patrons. Owner Katherine Fritchie is […]

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Macklemore spotting on Garland!
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Recent rumors say that Macklemore might be moving into the surrounding area. Nothing is confirmed but we all wish him a welcome home if so!

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Garland revival taking place
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Old friends have big plans for former Masonic Lodge Two business partners who moved into the old North Hill Masonic Temple a year ago have repurposed the building for real estate sales, but also have plans to remodel the structure to house a coffee shop or small restaurant. The owners are hoping that the longtime Masonic landmark […]

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