A Tribute to Jack

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Ok……I know. This isn’t a blog post about another business or charity but sometimes I just have to stop and enjoy the small things in life. Anyone who truly knows my wife and I they will tell you that we treat our pets as part of the family. They make us smile and laugh….and sometimes cry. As I reflect back…

Corner Cottage by Spokane Grapevine

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Really…..? Have I gone completely nuts? What would motivate me to go to a “Girly-Girl” store?  Well let me tell ya….My wife did. Naw, just kiddin’….it was actually MY idea. If you know anything about me from reading my blog posts you will know that I love visiting businesses to find out the “story behind the counter”. It dosen’t matter…

Dolly’s Cafe’ by Spokane Grapevine

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Every once in awhile you run across a place so quaint that you feel almost compelled to share…..Wait a minute, did I say quaint? Yep I believe I did. New sentence coming down in three….two…..one. Every now and again you find a joint so cool you have to give a shout out to your buddies…..OK that was better. Dolly’s Cafe…

A Short Walk in the Past by Spokane Grapevine

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This is just a small blog post about a short strip of small businesses located on the 300 block of west 2nd in downtown Spokane. This is a one block grouping of small businesses that have moved into, and revitalized that block into a wonderful afternoon experience. If there was such a thing as a strp mall in the 1930’s…

Tiny Belles Boutique by Spokane Grapevine

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So, it occurred to me today that I haven’t done a blog post for one of my most favorite people on the planet……Emily Lovell-Piper the owner and tu-tu maker of Tiny Belles Boutique. Where does one start with Emily…..hmmmm…..lemmie think about that for a minute. How about this? She is a stay at home mom, an Etsy-ian, an amateur photographer,…

aNeMonE by Spokane Grapevine

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Hmmmmm…..have you ever thought of starting a business with just a pile of paper? Well Nate and Mary Eberle did, and what a business they have become! Ok…So I am a guy and really, flowers aren’t my thing. I do rocks for pete’s sake, but I must say as a fellow artist (yes there is an art to rock placing)…

Eclectic Gifts by Spokane Grapevine

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Alrighty then……We headed out to pick up three of the Gift cards for the contest we are running on facebook. We Stoped in to see Deena Caruso from Finders Keepers. Right next to her store, tucked away on the corner at 303 W 2nd ave is Eclectic Gifts. Reciently relocated from Liberty Lake, this fantastic mix of gift baskets, wine…

Spokane Grapevine and MerchantCircle

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Hello Everyone! Spokane Grapevine is a website dedicated to sharing information about events, people and businesses in Spokane and the surrounding communities. We have strived to spread the word about the many wonderful business stories thru our facebook fan page, our blog and our website. We are trying to support EVERY small business in Spokane and the surrounding area in…

“Tree of Elegance” A guest blog from Cheryl-Anne Millsap

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Most of the time I like to say that numbers are not my friends. I mix them up and turn them around. I round up and I round down. I transpose and confuse. Things just don’t always add up for me.          But that all changes when I start talking about the trees. About the 12 beautiful trees displayed on the…

“No Kid Hungry Campaign” by Cookie Central

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Nov 17, 2010 – Monday, December 6th will kick off Share Our Strength’s week long campaign Share Our Holiday Table.  This virtual dinner will be comprised of over 40 food bloggers across the country working together to raise awareness for childhood hunger in America and Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign  by blogging their favorite holiday recipes.  The dinner…