Business Bites: Bakery moving downtown; Crooked Tree second location; Buckle planned for Marketplace; Alluvion construction progressing; Les Schwab open

Flour Power Gluten Free Bakery and Beyond

Flour Power Gluten Free Bakery & Beyond is moving into the former Colored Snow space at the corner of Central Avenue and 5th Street.

They’ll be expanding the bakery, have seating, and also serve sandwiches and soup.

Watch their Facebook page for updates.

Business Bites: Ulmers closing; Anderson ZurMuehlen merging; first marijuana dispensary moving forward in city limits; The Wild Hare launching brunch; Colored Snow closing downtown location; apartments completed; spas coming

Crooked Tree 

Crooked Tree Coffee has submitted their permit application for their second location at the former Five Loaves space at 4117 2nd Ave. N.

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


The city has received a tenant improvement application for a new Buckle clothing store in the former Pier 1 space at 1601 Marketplace Drive.

Business Bites: Pier 1 closing in Great Falls; work at Joe’s Place; Hi-Line Climbing expansion plans; Fast Signs opens; Purple Gold expanding

Rocky Mountain Building

The city has received a permit application from Alluvion Health for the third phase of the restoration of the Rocky Mountain Building. This phase is estimated at $25 million and includes the interior renovation.

Business Bites: Ignite 2023; Central Avenue Meats, Enbar, The Block closed for upgrades

The first phase was asbestos abatement, the second was exterior and structural work.

Bourbon Chicken

Bourbon Chicken has opened at 1000 River Drive North, the former Missouri River Diner space.

They have bourbon chicken, pork chops, jasmine rise, cheesecake, banana pudding, butter cookies, pea salad and macaroni salad.

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

Their hours are 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

On Feb. 16, they had an issue with the sewer line and are closed temporarily until the line is repaired.

Les Schwab

The new Les Schwab Ture Center at 3219 10th Ave. S. is now open.

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