Stories tagged: Visit Spokane
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 6 A.M.
Spokane will mine shopping data to see what’s missing downtown
What’s missing from downtown Spokane’s retail and service scene? The city and several business groups hope to take the guesswork out of filling the gaps by tapping into sales analytics.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 5 A.M.
The Dirt: Pinecroft Business Park in Spokane Valley continues to grow
Two buildings are underway in Spokane Valley’s Pinecroft Business Park, one a large office building and the other for food services or a restaurant.
TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015
Sci-fi convention coming to Spokane mired in controversy
Thousands of science fiction fans will descend on Spokane next week for what is expected to be among the largest conventions ever held in the city. The 73rd annual World …
THURSDAY, NOV. 20, 2014
Spokane to host 2015 World Science Fiction Convention
About 5,000 science fiction fans are expected to beam down to Spokane next summer for the 2015 World Science Fiction Convention. The gathering, the 73rd annual WorldCon, is a big …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 11, 2014
Downtown business leaders meet to discuss STA Plaza’s future
A task force of business leaders met behind closed doors on Wednesday to talk about the future of the Spokane Transit Authority Plaza in the heart of downtown. The meeting …
FRIDAY, NOV. 8, 2013
Spokane visitor center closes its doors
Spokane’s downtown Visitor Information Center has closed in favor of information kiosks in local malls and a mobile center that’s expected to debut in the spring. Located at Browne Street …
FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
Spokane arts director Karen Mobley steps down
The woman who has overseen Spokane’s public art program for the past 15 years is returning to her studio. Karen Mobley, who spent most of that time as head of …
SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2013
Visit Spokane leader puts attractions in spotlight
It’s hard to predict what will pique tourists’ interest. Take Fargo, N.D. It boasts a Walk of Fame (“Wow, Richard Simmons’ handprint!”) and Bonanzaville, the region’s “foremost pioneer prairie village.”
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 20, 2013
Spokane Restaurant Week begins Friday and runs through March 3
Cheryl Kilday moved to Spokane about two and half years ago and, like any new resident, she began asking the people she met about great local restaurants. It surprised her …