In the nationwide scramble to get billions in federal pandemic-response aid money, many small businesses in Spokane got hung out to dry
April 30, 2020

Nate Corning, owner of Mark's Guitar Shop, missed out in the first round of the Payroll Protection Program loan. [...]

Spokane’s small businesses starting to feel the pinch as customers stay away over virus concerns
March 15, 2020

Garland Mercantile owner Jerry Huston was playing cribbage with a friend while waiting for customers to visit the store, which offers a variety of locally-made products such as huckleberry candies and flavored jellies. [...]

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Family-Owned Music Stores Keep Spokane Sounding
February 14, 2020

There’s something about the charm and personality of a family-owned music store. Here’s a quick tour of some of the local shops around town who keep Spokane sounding so good. [...]

Over The Moon Relics Owners in Garland District Seek to Appeal to 'Kid in All of Us'
January 24, 2020

A new store in the heart of the Garland District offers a whopping dose of nostalgia and brings out the kid in most customers. From the big train trestle with Lionel cars perched on top to the glass display case filled with Matchbox cars, Over the Moon Relics prompts fun memories for shoppers. [...]

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The New Chef at North Hill on Garland Talks Goals, Her Love of Vietnamese Pho, and Influential Local Chefs
January 16, 2020

Chef Kadra Evans took over the kitchen at North Hill on Garland several months ago, and has since been bringing creative weekly fresh sheets and a Friday pho special to the small restaurant and bar in the heart of the Garland District. [...]

Shunning ‘corporate craziness,’ Garland district bustles with shoppers on Small Business Saturday
November 30, 2019

It’s the season of shopping. Annually, shoppers brave crowds and hunt for the best deals at big-box stores on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. But shoppers may forget about small businesses the day after Thanksgiving. [...]

Garland District's Clock House keeps ticking along
October 17, 2019

Nestled snugly in the Garland Business District, the Clock House has a calming ambiance that brings its customers some peace of mind when they walk in. With a variety of analog clocks old and new adorning the walls, all gently ticking in unison, it's easy to become lost looking at them all. [...]

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The Garland District hopes to bring artists and community together to celebrate Spokane's most vibrant art alley
July 25, 2019

In the Garland District you can find murals in many of the nooks and crannies of the four-block neighborhood. And this Saturday, July 27, a group of artists will expand the Garland's mural collection with a day-long painting party. [...]