Business Bites: Charlie’s Coffeehouse closing; Escape the Falls, Yarn and Honey have new owners; Let’s Play Games and Toys reopening; Montana Elite All-Star Dance Academy opens studio

Charlies Coffeehouse at 223 Central Avenue is closing at the end of the month.

Owner Linda Weninger said “it’s just time. It was a real, real hard decision.”

She’s leased the space in the D.A. Davidson building for 11.5 years.

Business has been good over the years, she said, and she’s sold most of the equipment and furniture on the shop already.

“I’ve enjoyed my time here and my wonderful customers,” Weninger said. “It’s just time to say goodbye.”

Escape the Falls

Tianta Stevens, owner of Act Normal, LLC., recently purchased of Escape the Falls at 511 Central Ave. in downtown Great Falls. The business had a grand reopening last week.

Yarn and Honey

Carrie Jensen has purchased what was Fibre House at 205 9th Ave. S. and rebranded the shop Yarn and Honey.

Let’s Play Games and Toys

Downtown Dice has rebranded and is holding a grand reopening on Oct. 5 as Let’s Play Games and Toys.

The store is located at 514 Central Ave.

The Oct. 5 event will have samples of Plus Plus pack or Thinking Putty, while supplies last, for children 12 and under who must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. A magician will also be on hand.

Montana Elite All-Star Dance Academy

The city’s only full service all-star dance studio opened a new located earlier this month at 1201 10th Ave. S., Suite 200. Montana Elite All-Star Dance Academy offers classes in all styles for all ages and has a competitive team that travels the state.