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Coming Soon & Recently Opened

Coming Soon
New Winery: Bellesssimo Cellars in the Spokane Valley at 1507 East Trent 
New Brewery: Young Buck Brewery in downtown Spokane at 32 West 2nd (in the recently closed Public Market space).
New Venue: The return of the Big Dipper. There's money to be raised work to be done but were cheering this project on. 
New Restaurant: Flying Goat to open a sister restaurant on the South Hill.★pi is rumored to open in the villagio/vintages space near Manito Tap House at 611 E. 30th. Here's a sneak preview that leaked of the planned look for the new digs. pi

Recently Opened
New Brewery: Perry Street Brewing recently opened to rave reviews. Located at 1025 S Perry. This neighborhood just keeps getting cooler. 
Perry Street Brewing
Kendall Yards continues to grow. 
This urban living development has been adding businesses at a steady pace. First there was David Blaine's Central Food. Then Yards, which serves just breakfast and lunch (Bruncheon) opened in the up & …

The Classic Cocktail Comeback

The classic cocktail is reminiscent of a swankier era when sophisticated drinks were sipped and savored, but well- made cocktails with fresh ingredients have never gone completely out of style. And now, classic cocktails with modern twists are very much in vogue. The renewed interest in classic cocktails is rooted in nostalgia and is in keeping with the “slow food” movement. Classic cocktails have returned to lounges and eateries in full force. In today’s cocktail culture, bartenders are “liquid artists,” and “mixology ” is considered as much a skill and science as making beer and wine. Savvy bartenders can tailor your favorite cocktail to your exact specifications, but they can also expand your palate with cocktails that are cutting-edge. Whether stirred, shaken or muddled, a well-crafted drink is a work of art, and the Inland Northwest can proudly claim some of the country’s finest of cocktail masters.


Italia Trattoria, an intimate and delightful eatery that serves…

Expericing ART: Inland Empire Style

As the ever-increasing number of regional artists, galleries, museums, festivals and juried art shows attest, the Inland Empire is rapidly becoming a destination for art lovers. You can view art, buy artworks workshops even create art. Regardless of your choice, you can readily find, enjoy and experience art in this special part of the world. 
Out and About

Art Fest (Spokane)
This colorful, annual event, staged by the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC), is Spokane’s premier outdoor juried-art festival. Now in its 28th year, the festival takes place the first weekend in June in Coeur d’Alene Park, in Browne’s Addition, just west of downtown Spokane. At Artfest, artists from all over the Northwest converge to exhibit and sell their works. The event has a reputation not only for art, but also for a great lineup of bands and musicians, delicious food, beer and wine tastings and memorable workshops for children. For many, attending family-friendly Artfest has become a tradition. Ad…

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As published in Spokane Coeur d'Alene Living magazine. 2014

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