Business Bites: Les Schwab location; Flying S; Broke Axe Throwing; Chrysalis Flowers expanding; Ladies Night downtown

Updated 2 p.m. Nov. 18

Golden Corral

An application has been submitted for new construction of a Les Schwab Tire Center on the former Golden Corral site in Marketplace. The application was submitted Oct. 28 and city planning staff are reviewing the project.

Business Bites: Magpie opens; Game Night Lounge closing; Crumbl planned; 5th and Wine adding patio; Ortho Rehab opening; Alluvion breaks ground; GFPS music award; community cleanup; Russell Museum has consignment for auction; WakeFest; reading at Cassiopeia

Bourbon Chicken

The bourbon chicken food truck is moving into the old Missouri River Diner on River Drive near the intersection with 9th Street North, according to Todd Martin.

He said they’ve signed the lease and started cleaning up the diner this week.

Martin has said the bourbon chicken will be at the Christmas Stroll on Dec. 2 and opening the restaurant soon, but no date has been set.

New City Church

An application was submitted Oct. 17 for a major renovation of the former Tribune building on River Drive for New City Church. Staff is reviewing the application. The church did some interior cleanup and demolition earlier this year.

Business Bites: Golden Corral closed; Luna Coffee coming downtown; Falls Print Works Open [2020]

Flying S

First American Title Company at 110 2nd St. S. has rebranded as Flying S Title and Escrow.

Business Bites: GFDA releases housing needs study; New City Church moving into former Tribune building; Leadership Great Falls fundraising for Alliance for Youth; new casino planned for 10th Avenue South; The Wild Hare set to open in March; Family Promise opening new shelter; GFPS hosting orchestra festival; Central Catholic gets donation for scholarship; AWARE working on office space; life coach accepting clients; work on downtown church ceased

Carved Axe Throwing

Carved Axe Throwing has closed. A new owner is taking over the business, moving it to 701 River Dr. S. and reopening on Nov. 16 as Broke Axe Throwing.

Business Bites: Axe throwing opening; FabFx expanding; butcher shop façade work; airport improvements; affordable housing grant [2020]

Chrysalis Flowers

Chrysalis Flowers and Unique Gifts is expanding and becoming the Graceful Living Emporium at 112 1st Ave. S. They’re holding a ribbon cutting and open house 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 15.

Business Bites: Apartments proposed for Dick’s RV Park; Crooked Tree opening second location; Mise en Place open; Great Falls Clinic optical center closing; Gibson, Milwaukee Station, Alluvion construction underway; Malmstrom contract; Prewett Creek RV Park winterized

Ladies Night

Ladies Night Out in Downtown Great Falls is Nov. 17 from 5-8 p.m. with “after-hours” dinner and cocktails.

Business Bites: 252-unit apartment complex planned; Perkins closing; Pennington Building purchased; Studio Montage moved; Invest Downtown is Oct. 20

The retail and restaurant oriented event “is aimed at creating a fun night for ladies who want to do a little pre-holiday shopping, enjoy dinner and drinks while also spending some quality time with friends,” according to the Downtown Great Falls Association.

See the list of participating locations, specials and other details here.