Stories tagged: river park square
Thu., Dec. 12, 2019
Dread shopping at the mall? Prefer buying local and handmade? Now you can head downtown and still keep your chin up. River Park Square will be ground zero for shopping …
Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
Little Sumthin’ owner Austin Estrada filed an application with the city in October to convert a former photography studio at 301 W. Second Ave. into a 600-square-foot bar.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Christmas Tree Elegance, an annual event held by the Spokane Symphony Associates, is in its 37th year at the Historic Davenport Hotel and River Park Square.
Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
While people aplenty were glued to their iPhones and laptops and/or recovering from Thanksgiving weekend on Cyber Monday, the volunteers of Christmas Tree Elegance were busy installing 18 trees to …
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
Eastern Washington’s largest mall began as a cluster of shops surrounding an Albertson’s grocery store in the 1950s. Today, it houses a movie theater and several remaining department stores after …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
Seattle-based Flatstick Pub, a casual, craft beer pub with a nine-hole miniature golf course, is now open in downtown Spokane.
Sat., Nov. 23, 2019
Rob Curley: What does a woman who plays a Disney princess several times a week think about ‘Frozen II’?
Most people know Ashlee Karras as Miss Spokane. She’s the crowned ambassador for our city. She’s so good at it that she’s won numerous pageants and even been named Miss …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019
A new retail store is bringing a national brand of cosmetics to downtown Spokane to be part of River Park Square.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019
Renovations will soon be underway for Cosmic Cowboy Grill in River Park Square, which will be moving into the space formerly occupied by Tortilla Union.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Spokane police identified and charged a man suspected of over $14,000 worth of property damage in downtown Spokane two weeks ago.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
The Spokane Police Department and the Downtown Spokane Partnership hosted the Junior Police Academy on Saturday to introduce kids to the world of law enforcement.
UPDATED: Fri., May 3, 2019
The Pop Up Shop, presently in Steam Plant Square, is rebranding and relocating to River Park Square, a move that will accommodate additional space for artists to sell locally-made goods.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Seattle-based Flatstick Pub, a casual craft beer pub with a nine hole miniature golf course, is expanding its presence to Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
The safety officer and suspect were sent to the hospital with minor injuries and released.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018
The old Palace building got a complete makeover in mid-century style, for the incoming J.C. Penney store.
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
The technology and requests may be different than they were at the old Crescent or Bon Marche department stores, but children still line up every year to bend the ear …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
River Park Square on Saturday will dedicate its first two floors to host 70 booths filled with local artists and craftspeople as part of Terrain’s first ever winter market. Dubbed …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018
Downtown Spokane welcomed its latest retail giant Thursday with the grand opening of the sportswear company’s shop at Main Street and Howard Avenue.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018
The city’s upper avenues once served as busy footpaths between bustling commercial centers. Today, two new skywalks are under construction at the former downtown Macy’s at a cost of about …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017
In 1972, as Spokane was preparing for Expo ’74, retail shopping in the downtown area was undergoing big changes.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Singing a medley of carols at the base of a 50-foot Christmas tree, the Christian Youth Theater’s quartet evoked the yuletide spirit of hundreds at Riverpark Square on Friday night.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
River Park Square typically prepares for the holiday season each November by hanging garlands in walkways, stringing bright lights in storefront windows and setting up the 50-foot Christmas tree in …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017
Pendleton stores plans four-day opening event Pendleton Woolen Mills is having a four-day grand opening of its new Spokane store in downtown’s River Park Square.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
Held every two years, the Mayor’s Urban Design Awards recognize public projects within city limits that promote smart public improvements. This year’s top winner was the expansion at River Park …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
When Johanna Julyan and her husband moved to Spokane and bought Bloem Flowers, Chocolates and Paperie in 1977 – then called Boehms Candies – she knew she had to find …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017
River Park Square is in the process replacing the rows of trees along the Maine Avenue sidewalk in front of the popular downtown shopping destination.
Thu., July 6, 2017
A man who attempted to snatch a 2-year-old girl away from her mother in River Park Square on Tuesday told police he was stopping her from “running out into traffic,” …
Mon., June 5, 2017
Entrepreneur Albert R. Pratt built a legacy in furniture in Spokane, in an area now incorporated into the River Park Square development.
Tue., March 21, 2017
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.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017
A burst sprinkler pipe at a downtown Pottery Barn store led to evacuations at River Park Square Monday evening.