Friday, December 11, 2015
Monday, March 27, 2017

The new Dickey's Barbecue Pit at Exit 17 east of Spearfish, part of a convenience store and liquor store/casino complex, is close to serving up its first plates of smoky, savory 'cue to customers, according to developer Darryl Propp. April 15 is the projected opening date. Propp said. And th…

Friday, March 24, 2017

The $7.35 million RPM Innovations building, at 500 Turbine Drive off of St. Patrick Street, is progressing. SECO Construction of Rapid City is the prime contractor on the 48,000-square-foot structure, slated for completion in the fall.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

The Snap Fitness North location on Haines Avenue, next to Jimmy Johns, has closed as of Feb. 28, with patrons invited to transfer their memberships to Snap Fitness's other location on Sheridan Lake Road. A notice placed in the gym's window directly blames competition from Planet Fitness at t…

Friday, March 17, 2017

A Feb. 24 release from J.C. Penney Company detailed plans for store closings around the nation as part of the company's "continuing effort to advance sustainable growth and long-term profitability". The list of 138 planned closures, released this week, include four stores in South Dakota (Pi…

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Customers at Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli, including the Rapid City location at 1745 Eglin St., Suite 660, in the Rushmore Crossing Shopping Center, have a shot to win free chips, a drink and a cookie to go with their purchase of any salad, sandwich or wrap at the restaurant on Wednesda…

Friday, December 30, 2016

The papered-over windows clearly demonstrate that Chow For Now, a test-bed restaurant, taking over for the fast-casual Italian café called Ciao, which closed earlier in November, is itself closed as the new owner prepares for reopening sometime early in 2017. See Sunday's Journal for details…

Friday, December 02, 2016

The new Tropical Smoothie Café in the Rushmore Crossing Shopping Center is hosting a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The news Rapid City and Black Hills area residents have been waiting for months to hear is finally ready to be released. The new Panera Bread in the Rushmore Crossing Shopping Center is open for business.

Ciao is no more at The Shops at Main Street Square, but owner Bob Fuchs has replaced the fast-casual Italian eatery with Chow For Now, according to the temporary banner lashed to the front of the building. A menu posted on the door features an austere offering of burgers, sandwiches, pizza a…

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016

Newspaper people are notorious for a fondness for eating and at least a couple of Journal newsroom staffers are in culinary mourning after a nearby eatery suddenly shuttered late last week. Ciao, in Main Street Square, offered this brief announcement of its apparent demise. Owner Bob Fuchs h…

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Friday, October 14, 2016

Rapid City's Buffalo Wings & Rings is part of a company-wide effort to raise money and awareness to fight breast cancer. Through October BW&R is donating $1 for each order of pink chips sold at the restaurants as part of the Chip in for the Cause promotion. The company hopes to raise…

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

There's been a lot of construction activity in the old location of Batteries Plus Bulbs at the corner of Haines Avenue and Anamosa Street. The signs went up Tuesday with a new location for Pizza Hut in the space.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016

The rolling hills on Elk Vale Road south of Interstate 90 will soon be a new home for Eddie's Truck Center. Dirt is being moved just to the south of La Grand Station for the new center. Eddie's is currently located next door to Dodge Town on East Omaha Street.  

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Rapid City's new Panera Bread Bakery & Café is taking shape at the Rushmore Crossing Shopping Center, located between the Holiday Stationstore and Native New Yorker Grill & Wings. The building looks to be pretty much complete, with lots of earth being moved in the parking lot. Most r…

The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity Women’s Business Center at Black Hills State University will host the monthly Women in Networking lunch at the Spearfish Holiday Inn Swarm Room Tuesday, Sept. 20, from noon to 1 p.m.

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The comedy group West Dakota Improv recently celebrated a grand opening in its new home at 623-1/2 Main St. in the lower level of the Buell Building in downtown Rapid City. The space was formerly home to the Potter Family, which moved earlier this year.  

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Cut'n In Style Salon at 208 Main St. in Spearfish is celebrating its 10th year at that location on Friday, Sept. 9 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Owner Tracey Paulsen has been in business in Spearfish for 16 years, 10 in her current location.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The second Philly Ted's in Rapid City and third in the Black Hills (Spearfish) opens Thursday, Sept. 1 on the east side of the Shops at Main Street Square.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Coming soon to downtown Rapid City is Butterfly Bead, according to the sign and various samples of product in the window at 519 Main St.

Monday, August 29, 2016

The recently vacated lot at the corner of Columbus Street and Mount Rushmore Road is going to become Rapid City's second Einstein Bagel shop, partnering up with Caribou Coffee. Where's the first location, you ask? It's located at Rocker Square on the SDSM&T campus. It's not really advert…

I've talked to a few sewing enthusiasts and hobbyists who are pretty pumped about the coming of a Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft store to Rapid City, at the site of former Hancock Fabrics in the Haines Station Shopping Center just north of I-90.  

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Studio 19 is open at 521 Main St. taking the place of Covenant Creations Salon.  Along with full hair styling services, Studio 19 also offers permanent makeup, including eyeliner, eyebrows, lip liner and full lip color along with eyelash extensions and scar coverage.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Every Tuesday, selected Olive Garden restaurants, including the Rapid City location, are hosting “Little Italy Kids Night,” giving children the opportunity to participate in fun activities while out to dinner with their family.

The South Dakota Retailers Association will host an online webinar regarding the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Program and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA) at 10 a.m. (Central Time), and 9 a.m. (Mountain Time) on Tuesday, June 21.

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Dr. Shane Clark and staff at Infinity Eyecare, 5734 Sheridan Lake Road, Suite 202, are celebrating their grand opening today, (June 9). Clark was born and raised in Hecla, northeast of Aberdeen, and returned to South Dakota after decade of education and establishing a practice in Memphis, Tenn.

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

In the category of Coming Soon, there’s a Qdoba Mexican Grill and City Brew Coffee slated for 130 Ryan Road in Spearfish, according to the Spearfish Chamber of Commerce.

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