Comings & Goings

March 27, 2018

Brushy Creek Gifts has opened at 815 S. Marion Road. It’s owned by Jimmy Rhodes and sells gift items, home décor, kitchenware and handcrafted work Tuesday through Saturday.

Cuong Strong Personal Training has opened at 705  S. Marion Road. Owner Cuong Strong Nguyen offers personal training and nutrition coaching. He subleases space to other trainers.  The gym is open 24/7.

Myers’ Deli & More has opened in The Carpenter Building at 221 S. Phillips Ave. The concept from owner Dan Myers combines a deli, grab-and-go section and bar. The menu includes hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, hotdogs, brats, soups and salads. Myers plans to expand it to include special items for dinner. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

New York & Company is closing in The Empire Mall. The closing date for the women’s retailer has not been announced, but a going-out-of-business sale has started.

Camping World has acquired Spader’s RV Center in Sioux Falls and New Prairie RV Southtown in Worthing.  The company is based in Illinois and sells recreational vehicles, RV and camping gear, and provides service for RVs.

Cutler Law Firm has moved into Equity Square at Eighth Street and Phillips Avenue. It occupies the top floor of the four-story building. The law firm had been in the Great Western Center at Ninth and Phillips, which is being converted into a boutique hotel.

Silverstar Car Wash has opened its fourth Sioux Falls location with a new facility at 5000 W. 26th St. near Marion Road. It’s open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Colorado-based Monkey Bizness has expanded to Sioux Falls. It’s an indoor play center for children with features such as a treehouse with foam pit, horizontal rock wall, interactive game floor and bounce house. Monkey Bizness, which is in the Beakon Centre at 57th Street and Louise Avenue, is open daily.

Bella Spa has reopened in The Empire Mall in a remodeled space near Macy’s. The business, which is locally owned, offers services such as eyebrow threading, eyelash extensions and facials.

DSW has opened at Lake Lorraine. Designer Shoe Warehouse carries men’s and women’s shoes as well as styles for kids and accessories for all ages.

Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery is selling its cupcakes in a jar at The Phillips Avenue Diner. When the weather gets warmer, the bakery, which is at Lake Lorraine, will sell cupcakes and ice cream from a cart outside the downtown restaurant.

Starbucks will be part of a retail center that will be built in front of the new George Boom Funeral Home on 10th Street west of Bahnson Avenue. It’s expected to open this fall.

WR Hospitality will open a restaurant in the former Beef ‘O’ Brady’s location near 69th Street and Western Avenue. The company, which owns The Phillips Avenue Diner, All Day Cafe, Taphouse 41, RedRossa and restaurants in other cities, is bringing a new concept to the location but hasn’t announced details yet. The interior will be completely remodeled with the hope of opening in early fall.

Waxing the City has opened in the Beakon Centre at 57th Street and Louise Avenue. The franchise owned by Kim Hoffman is open daily. The eight-room studio offers a wide range of body and facial waxing options for men and women.

Claire’s Stores Inc. has indicated in court documents that it plans to close 92 underperforming stores, including Icing in The Empire Mall. The jewelry and accessories retailer filed for bankruptcy earlier this month. It’s expected to walk away from its lease by April 30.

Doughnuts from Flyboy Donuts are available Thursdays at Bozieds in Brookings. Customers can order in advance through Flyboy or buy them in the bakery case at the gas station.

Restaurant delivery service Bite Squad plans to be operating in Sioux Falls sometime this summer. Customers pay a fee to have food delivered from participating restaurants. Bite Squad will begin the process of signing up those businesses soon.

Mike and Kim Frerichs plan to open Someday Cafe in downtown Baltic in May. They’ll start with lunch and dinner, possibly expanding to breakfast. Mike Frerichs, a former chef at Avera McKennan Hospitall, will cook daily specials and typical small-town cafe fare such as burgers and chicken strip and shrimp baskets.

Game Changer restaurant in Harrisburg is “closed temporarily,” and the building is listed for sale or lease. Gary Sperber opened the restaurant on Cliff Avenue almost one year ago.

Falls Overlook Cafe reopens for the season April 2. The cafe on the east side of the Big Sioux River at Falls Park will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays. It will operate those same hours Saturday and Sunday beginning Memorial Day weekend. Owner Rhonda Milstead said the cafe won’t have evening hours this year.

Xtra Time Sports Bar is expected to open in late May in a retail center near Arrowhead Parkway and Sycamore Avenue. Owner Kalyan Dahal said it will be a place to watch soccer and play snooker, carom billiards and darts. He’s closing Aashna Outfits & Accessories on April 10 and will remodel the space for Xtra Time.

Toys R Us has started a going-out-of-business sale at its store on The Empire Mall campus. It’s expected to close May 15. Earlier this month, the retailer filed a motion seeking U.S. Bankruptcy Court approval to begin winding down its U.S. business and liquidating inventory.

I-29 Brick, Tile & Stone is moving April 1 to a location in an industrial area along Interstate 29 at the Renner exit. The building materials supplier will be in a new building at 47167 Haylie St. Most of its products will be inside, said Tami Birmingham, who owns the business with her husband, George. They sold their property at 2605 S. Carolyn Ave. to neighboring Agan Drywall Supply.

Fyzical Therapy & Balance Centers has opened at 6301 S. Minnesota Ave., Suite 200. The franchise is owned by Ruth Kern-Scott.

Send Comings & Goings news to Jodi@SiouxFalls.Business.


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