Category Archives: Business Bites

Business Bites: Belles and Lace closing; first Arc Apartments getting ready to open; permits for new restaurants; Montana Credit Union expanding

Belles and Lace Bridal Belles and Lace Bridal downtown is closing Jan. 30. “This decision did not come easy after almost 10 years in business, and a lot of factors played into our choice to close our doors. and not all of them are negative. Sue is ready to enjoy retirement so congratulations to her and the next step in

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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

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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

Dick’s RV Park The city has received a rezoning application for the Dick’s RV Park Property. The developer is requesting to rezone the property from R-10 mobile home park to R-6 high density multifamily. If approved, the developer is planning to build 513 multifamily units. Planning board to review plan for 432-unit apartment complex According to the city planning department,

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

A 252-unit apartment complex is proposed for a vacant parcel adjacent to the city soccer park. Discovery Meadow Apartments is being proposed by Spencer Woith for an 8.9 acre parcel, of which 6.58 acres is in the county and would need to be annexed. The proposed development would include a portion of the current Cottage Grove phase three subdivision and

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Business Bites: Crumbl Cookies opening; readings at Cassiopeia Books; Malmstrom contracts; Montana Mosaic moved

Crumbl Cookies Crumbl Cookies opens Sept. 30 at 2114 10th Ave. S. The store will be open from 8 a.m. to midnight that day. The store is owned by James and Andrea Holyoak. James Holyoak is from St. Ignatius and Andrea Holyoak is from Grace, Idaho. They’ve been coaches, educators and administrators with the school system for 25 years, according

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Business Bites: Barges on the river; Loading Zone closing; car wash proposed for former Ryan’s Cash and Carry; Nourish kitchen moving; Signature Med Spa open; bakery opens; fitness equipment installed in Gibson Park; Jazz Night at The History Museum; Invest Downtown is Oct. 20

Updated Sept. 22 Barges on the river The city hired TD&H Engineering to conduct topographic survey, geotechnical investigations, complete the project design, plan development, assemble bid packages, assist with bidding, and contractor selection for a sanitary sewer improvement project. TD&H is currently working with Sletten Construction to a conduct geotechnical investigation of the river at the crossing location and the

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Business Bites: A&K opening pushed; O’Haire Inn renovation; Harvest Craft Kitchen moving; Carlson Q closing restaurant; theatre company starting; community band auditions; Malmstrom contract; NWGF receives grant; Roadhouse nominated for award

A&K Diner A&K Diner pushed their opening date and will announce it soon for their new location at 705 Central Ave. W., the former Lippi’s Kitchen. The new restaurant will serve American and Korean food. Business Bites: 2Ks Kafe closing; Missouri River Diner moving; 10th Street Bridge trail connection open; Digital Karma Tattoo open; Coffee Republic opening; Nautilus building sold

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Business Bites: New Mexican restaurant opening; Great Falls Clinic downsizing; tourism denies more funding for Expo Park study; downtown leadership changes; NeighborWorks Great Falls expands to Havre

Updated 9:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Mi Rancho The city approved a safety inspection certificate for Mi Rancho, a Mexican restaurant, in the former Fiesta En Jalisco space in front of Holiday Village Mall. The restaurant hasn’t yet said when it will open. Business Bites: Cartwheel demolition planned for Chipotle; Fiesta En Jalisco managers leaving; Emerald City Casino demolition planned; The

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Business Bites: Western Feed Corral; Malmstrom contracts; El Comedor, La Cocina set to open in September; Healthy Habits class at GF Clinic

Western Feed Corral Western Feed Corral has moved to a new location at 2502 Vaughn Road with an expanded inventory. They’re holding a grand opening for the new space Aug. 25-27. Malmstrom Air Force Base contracts The Malmstrom Air Force Base Contracting Squadron awarded a contract for the repair of the Building 500 feeder to Wadsworth Builders Company, Inc. for

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Business Bites: Spirit Halloween open; new downtown tire shop; Ginger Day; free haircuts at the Man Cave

Spirit Halloween Spirit Halloween has opened in the former Shopko space at 301 Northwest Bypass. They’ll be in the space for the season. Development Rumors: What’s real, what’s not There have been rumors that Winco is moving into the space, but that is not true, according to the building owners. Fox’s Point S Bob and Nick Fox have opened Fox’s

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