Comings & Goings

Whiffer’s Sandwiches is closed until April. Owner Whiffer Randall typically closes for a few months in the winter.

Cryptocurrency startup CoinLion is developing a website that the company hopes will become “the most trusted, powerful, simple and rewarding digital-asset trading and management platform.” The company expects to complete its platform and make it available for trading activity by July if it succeeds in raising $1 million during its sale of digital tokens, which ends Feb. 25.

Year Round Brown has bought out the three Sun Tan City locations and their current memberships in Sioux Falls. Sun Tan City has been in Sioux Falls for 16 years and was franchised by Stacy Chedester and her family.  Year Round Brown has been in South Dakota for almost four decades and is owned by Zach Neugebauer.

Everest Indian Cuisine has opened at 3406 S. Western Ave. It’s owned by Jitendra Poudel, Dhiren Magar and Sanjay Dahal, the chef. Everest Indian Cuisine is open daily and offers a buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dinner hours are 4:30 to 9:30 p.m.

L.G. Everist Inc. is the first tenant to open in Washington Square. The headquarters for the construction materials and transportation company moved from 300 S. Phillips Ave. to Suite 400 in the new mixed-use building at 350 S. Main Ave.

Home decor retailer Kirkland’s is expanding to Sioux Falls. The store, which expects to open in the spring, will take the remaining 10,000 square feet of a new retail center at Lake Lorraine.

Several tenants that will be part of the first-floor marketplace at the Jones421 building will have their grand openings on Saturday, Jan. 6. The Source Coffee Roastery & Taproom, Game Chest and Swamp Daddy’s Cajun Kitchen are among the new businesses that will be in the building at 421 N. Phillips Ave., which has condominiums on the upper floors.

TNT Hospitality has closed Bracco World Café & Island Bar and Starz. TNT also operates Spezia in Sioux Falls — which is staying open — Spezia in Omaha and restaurants at Bridges Bay in the Okoboji area, including another Bracco location.

Longtime restauranteur Ted Hamze is leading the effort to start Tawooki Mediterranean Chop Chop and Pieazza in the former Fiero Pizza space at 3101 W. 41st St., the same retail center that houses Fuddruckers. He’s hoping the restaurants, which also will serve as a training center for refugees and immigrants, will be ready to open Jan. 10. Hamze describes both restaurants as fast-casual American versions of ethnic eateries.

The Sauna Haus has opened in a new retail center at the southeast corner of 69th Street and Cliff Avenue. Owner Laurie Meyer offers eight dry infrared saunas and two salt rooms.

Sioux Falls businessman Qader Sadat is ready to turn the former Joe Foss School into an office and retail center that caters largely to immigrants and startup businesses. He envisions the almost 42,000-square-foot brick building at Cliff Avenue and Third Street becoming a multicultural marketplace. However, anyone is welcome to start a business or open an office in the center, which has yet to be formally renamed, he said. Sam Assam of Assam Commercial Real Estate is helping Sadat recruit tenants.

A League of Your Own plans to move from 229 S. Phillips Ave. across the street to the soon-to-be-vacant Unglued space. Unglued is closing Jan. 10. The sports apparel and accessory business will close Jan. 20 and reopen a few days later at 218 S. Phillips Ave. Scratchpad Tees, which shares space with Unglued, will continue to sell its apparel there.

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