Comings & Goings

May 7, 2019

Here’s a look at recent changes in the business landscape in the Sioux Falls area.

Obscure Brewing Co. hasn’t set an opening date, but the project is getting closer to completion. Work started on the brewery and taproom in September on the north side of Arrowhead Parkway along Foss Avenue. Co-owner Don Choate hopes to open in early summer.

Cowboy Chicken has closed its restaurant on 41st Street east of Kiwanis Avenue. The franchise came to Sioux Falls in January 2018.

All Kohl’s stores will start accepting free, unpackaged returns for Amazon customers in July.

Posh Boutique at The Bridges at 57th has started a monthly subscription service called Posh Packs. The business will curate clothing and accessories for clients and deliver it to their homes.

GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness has acquired Fitness 365 in Yankton. The purchase builds on GreatLIFE’s presence in Yankton, which includes managing Fox Run Golf Course for the city. The business plans to expand the fitness center.

Guatemalan immigrants Edwin and Sandra Besestre are starting Guatelinda Bakery at 919 E. Eighth St. in a former tax preparation office. The bakery will make authentic Guatemalan sweet bread, and sweet and savory pastries. They hope to open by June.

ROAM Kitchen + Bar, the new restaurant at The District, has opened. ROAM, which features wood-fired cooking, is the newest concept from the Twin Cities operators of Doolittles Woodfire Grill and Porter Creek Hardwood Grill. The restaurant, which is on the south side of The Empire Mall campus, seats 500 in a half-dozen unique dining areas.

A new seasonal greenhouse, Carla’s Flower Farm, has opened in the parking lot next to Your Pet Stop at 501 E. 41st St. It sells sells succulents, annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, hanging baskets and container plantings. It’s open daily until mid- to late June.

Falls Overlook Cafe by Stensland has opened. Stensland Family Farms was approved as the city’s new operator for the restaurant on the east side of Falls Park earlier this spring. In addition to Stensland’s ice cream, the restaurant offers a full menu over the lunch hour and grab-and-go items, sharable plates and pizzas all day. It has a beer and wine license. Its open daily.

Ride-sharing service Uber is showing signs that it’s planning to come to Sioux Falls. It has received a sales tax license from the state of South Dakota and recently contacted the Sioux Falls Regional Airport to ask about requirements for operating there. It has not filed an application to operate in the city yet.

Terra Shepherd Boutique & Apothecary has opened at 218 S. Phillips Ave. in the former A League of Your Own space. Owner Sara Jamison sells sustainable fashion and natural products. It’s open every day except for Tuesday.

Boutique Jillian is closing after 18 years in business with the retirement of owner Nancy Ciofalo. The final day for the fashion consignment boutique at 4301 S. Racket Drive will be May 30.

Sioux Falls Catholic Schools has changed its name to Bishop O’Gorman Catholic Schools. The new name reflects the broader reach of the system that now includes students from 20 communities.

Khorasan Kabob House has reopened in its new west-side location. Owner Arian “Abdul” Wisaal and his family have turned the former Rowdy Hog Smokin’ BBQ at 923 S. Marion Road into the third home for the Afghan restaurant. It’s open for lunch and dinner hours Tuesday through Sunday.

Oh Nuts has partnered with Young & Richards fudge and Gaylen’s Homegrown Popcorn to open a store at The Empire Mall. The shop is in the former Teavana space near the center court.

Sun ‘N Fun Specialty Sports is moving from 1605 W. 41st St. to 3600 W. 43rd St., the former Black Hills Beauty College space. Owner Jason Krause plans to be in the new space in June. Hot Spring Spas of Sioux Falls will fill the former Sun ‘N Fun space, relocating from 3605 W. 57th St. Owners Tom and Rachael Junck hope to open in the new space in August.

Falls Park Farmers Market and Callaway’s Farmers Market have opened for the season. Falls Park Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays on the north side of Falls Park. Callaway’s Farmers Market is open from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the parking lot of the former Callaway’s at 500 E. 69th St. Brandon Farmers Market opens in June with hours of 4 to 7 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in the parking lot of Gypsy Trading Co. at 515 N. Splitrock Blvd. Hartford Downtown Market will operate from 5 to 8:30 p.m. the last Thursday of the month beginning May 30. It will be next to the Buffalo Ridge Brewing in downtown Hartford.

The Charlotte Russe store in The Empire Mall has closed. The national women’s retailer filed for bankruptcy earlier this year and liquidated its inventory. Toronto-based clothing manufacturer YM Inc. bought the Charlotte Russe brand and intellectual property and plans to reopen 100 stores in malls across the U.S.

Collin DeWitt has started Kinesio Care Center. DeWitt and Kylie Keiser provide chiropractic and active care, which focuses on treating muscles to better aid in recovery. They will have an education event on the Graston Technique from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the clinic, 3717 S. Grange Ave.

In partnership with the state of South Dakota, Seniorlink is offering the Structured Family Caregiving program to families caring for a loved one at home. Seniorlink, a Boston-based tech-enabled health services company, has hired Kristine Chrisopulos as its community engagement specialist in Sioux Falls. The program provides a professional coach and a financial stipend to support caregivers who are caring for a loved one at home. South Dakota is the first state to offer a digital coaching solution in its program. Participants must be eligible for the HOPE waiver. For information, visit

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

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