Comings & Goings

JUNE 20, 2017

From staff reports

An old-fashioned candy store featuring classic sweets, retro toys and novelty items is coming to The Empire Mall. The Candy Clubhouse, which will open later this summer near the food court, will offer more than 1,000 types of candy – including 100 varieties of bulk candy. Rob Jaton is the franchise owner.

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s at the Sanford Sports Complex is rebranding to a new, original concept. The restaurant, which is owned by a subsidiary of Sanford Health, will be called Will’s Training Table. The menu will feature gourmet pizzas, paninis, burgers, wraps and salads. Beef ‘O’ Brady’s will close July 1, and Will’s is set to open in mid-July.

Chris Hanmer, the owner of CH Patisserie, plans to open Parlour Ice Cream House at Washington Square, which is being built across the street from the Washington Pavilion downtown. In addition to ice cream, the shop will serve gelato, sorbet and affogato, along with espresso drinks. It will open next spring.

CH Patisserie has expanded its business hours to seven days a week. The downtown bakery had been closed on Mondays since opening two years ago.

 Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery plans to open in a retail center under construction along Marion Road at Lake Lorraine. Franchisee Dani Nordhagen plans to open in September.

Moe’s Home Collection has opened along Marion Road south of 26th Street in the Lake Lorraine development. The first U.S. franchise for the wholesaler is owned by Tamara and David Dettler, who also operate You’ve Been Framed. The store sells midcentury, modern furniture and home décor.

Ben and Amanda Wermers plan to open Game Chest by late summer in the first-floor marketplace of the new Jones421 project on Phillips Avenue north of Sixth Street. The business will sell and rent out family-friendly board games.

Forget Me Not Gift Boutique has closed its Harrisburg store and relocated its original shop at The Bridges at 57th into a larger space at the retail center. Owner Jodi Kusek also moved her other business at The Bridges, Eddy Joy Baby Boutique, into the larger space, which is the former Fitness 19 location. The Bridges is at 57th Street and Western Avenue

Tote-Ally Gorgeous has closed. Owners Mary Jo Vance and Heidi Schiebout decided not to renew their lease at The Bridges at 57th. They bought the women’s clothing boutique in 2014.

Travel Leaders has moved from West 41st Street to The Bridges at 57th. The travel agency is in a building along Western Avenue, south of the Bracco restaurant.

Dirt Road Diamond Boutique has closed its storefront in a retail center on 69th Street near Western Avenue. Kesa Alexander opened the women’s clothing shop at 2312 W. 69th St. in 2014.

Former Kmart pharmacist Lindsey Osterkamp is starting True Care Family Pharmacy. It will be at 10th Street and Cliff Avenue in the former Pizza Patrol Location. She plans to open in early September.

Tires, Tires, Tires is building a second location in Sioux Falls. The new tire-sales and auto-repair shop will be at 1720 S. St. Michaels Circle, near 26th Street and Marion Road. Owners Dale and Dan Nothdurft also have two shops in Sioux City.

Gypsy Trading Co. and neighboring Beautique have opened in their new location in Brandon. The shops moved from an older retail center on Cedar Street to one that Gypsy Trading owners Ellison and Billy Cutrer built along Splitrock Boulevard. The new building has room for four other tenants. The Cutrers’ shop carries mostly handcrafted items by almost 60 makers. Beautique sells clothing and accessories for women and children.

Game Changer restaurant has opened on the north side of Harrisburg, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The restaurant is on Cliff Avenue next to Perfect Practice and the future trampoline park Air Madness. Its specialties are pizza and ice cream, which is provided by local creamery Stensland Family Farms.

Carrie Ann’s Boutique has opened in Harrisburg. The women’s clothing shop is owned by Carrie Bell. The styles are trendy but low-maintenance for women, she said. The boutique is in the Perfect Practice building along Cliff Avenue at 300 Industrial Road.

Grapes & Grains Liquor House has opened in the Showplace Plaza on the north side of Harrisburg. The owners are Matt and Heather Westerman. Grapes & Grains has an extensive selection of liquor, wine, domestic and craft beers, mixers and ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages. There’s a walk-in cooler for some of the beer, and the shop also sells snacks, candy and soft drinks.

Joanne Hamlyn has started Baskets U Love. The online business sells themed gift baskets. Hamlyn donates a percentage of her revenue to animal shelters and rescue programs in the area. The website is

Scratchpad Tees has opened a pop-up shop for its T-shirts in Unglued Market in downtown Sioux Falls. The T-shirt design company started with online sales, which it continues to operate from a location on Sycamore Avenue. The business is owned by Chris Bierle, Craig Brown and Jim Healey.

Spotlight Apparel & Studio opened earlier this year at 1116 S. Minnesota Ave. It offers a recording studio, sells clothing and hosts public and private events. The event room can hold up to 100 people.

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