Comings & Goings

Aug. 11, 2020

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

Catherines at 3510 W. 41st St. is closing as owner Ascena Retail Group moves the brand to online-only sales. Ascena filed for bankruptcy in July and is closing all 320 Catherines locations. The Sioux Falls store is having liquidation sale, which includes fixtures. Clothing is marked down 30 percent to 50 percent. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. A final date has not been set.

A plant-based chef in Brookings who specializes in Buddha bowls has expanded to the Sioux Falls market. ‘Brosia Bowl’s one-dish meals can be delivered to customers Thursdays or picked up those evenings at the Lake Lorraine Farmers Market.

Two businesses are taking over the former Luciano’s North space in Falls Center at Fifth and Phillips. Rehfeld’s Art & Framing has moved from 210 S. Phillips Ave. to the east side of the first floor but hasn’t reopened its doors yet. The west side of the space will be occupied by Chef Lance’s on Phillips. Lance and Jenny White are relocating and expanding Chef Lance’s Cafe & Catering, which has operated out of the kitchen at Signature Flight Support at Joe Foss Field for the past two years. The Whites will continue their prepared-meal and catering services and add a restaurant that will be open for lunch and dinner. The plan is to be open before the end of the summer.

Glendon and Brandi Sutton have started Good Head Hat Co., an offshoot of Ink Bucket, their screen printing company. They sew vintage patches onto old-style trucker hats. Customers can visit Good Head’s Etsy shop to pick among 100  hats and 300 to 500 patches.

Arby’s is coming to the south side of Sioux Falls. The local franchisee, American Roast Beef, is building an addition onto Cody’s Smokehouse at 6401 S. Louise Ave. While Arby’s will have its own kitchen and a dining room that will seat 57 customers, the two restaurants will share bathrooms. The goal is to open in mid-November.

A Sioux Falls couple has started an online business that sells items such as sanitizer wipes, masks, gloves and thermometers, focusing on small businesses, nonprofits and schools. Prairie Surf Supply is an extension of Steve Schmidt’s day job, which involves sourcing personal protective equipment and supplies globally for health systems nationally. He and his wife, Melissa Goodwin, provide free delivery in the area.

Cinnabon has opened in The Empire Mall. It’s in the food court in the space that most recently was Agua Fresh. That restaurant still has a location downtown.

After a tornado and then COVID-related delays, JoAnn fabric and crafts store is almost back. The Sioux Falls location at Plaza 41 has posted an Aug. 28 opening date.

The newest dollar store in Sioux Falls is an independent offering from an Ethiopian entrepreneur. Chani Liben’s Dollar $ Store 10th Street opened Aug. 1 at 1503 E. 10th St. in a former pawn shop. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Monks House of Ale Repute on East Eighth Street has reopened with a new owner – Justin Henrichsen of Rapid City’s Independent Ale House – and a slightly different name: Monks Ale House. Henrichsen opened up the space between the bar and the back seating area, installed a few booths, gutted and remodeled the bathrooms and expanded the tap lines from 39 to 50 for local and regional craft beers. It opens at 3 p.m. weekdays and noon on the weekend.

Yummy House has opened, specializing in the bite-sized Chinese cuisine called dim sum. The restaurant is in a retail center on Sycamore Avenue, north of 26th Street, in the former Kowloon Chinese Restaurant space. There are 48 varieties of dim sum that are made in-house daily, with a few available only on the weekend. There’s also an extensive menu of traditional Chinese entrees, soups and appetizers. It’s open daily.

The Bonus Round Bar has closed both of its locations. The final day was Aug. 9. The original bar, which featured craft beer, pinball machines and other arcade games, opened in 2014 at 803 S. Cliff Ave. The second location was added downtown in September 2019 on 10th Street.

Lucky’s Bar has revamped and reopened its lower-level speakeasy. Lucky’s Speakeasy has its own cocktail menu, new couches and soft chairs, and a large selection of board games. It’s open from 8 p.m. to close Fridays and Saturdays.

Juba International Market has opened at 1512 E. 10th St. The grocery store is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

CBD American Shaman has opened its second location in Sioux Falls in The Cascade on North Phillips Avenue. The shop is open daily, selling products derived from hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD, that are used as a treatment for anxiety, joint pain, sleeplessness and a host of other health issues.

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

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