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Vintage Stock replacing Hastings

by Nils Rosdahl
| October 23, 2016 9:00 PM

Vintage Stock will take over the space of the Hastings store “going out of business” at 101 E. Best Ave.

Offering products similar to Hastings, Vintage Stock is a buy-sell-rent-trade company with movies, music, video games, comics, toys, sports cards and books. Based in Missouri since 1980, it has more than 50 locations and is buying other Hastings stores. Check www.vintagestock.com.

Several of the Cd’A Hastings employees will stay with Vintage Stock. The Hastings store will stay open until late October with hours 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Vintage Stock should open in late November.

Indoor soccer complex planned for Prairie

Three regulation-size artificial turf soccer fields and an indoor field for winter training are planned for a new building on 9.5 acres in the southwest corner of Prairie Avenue at Huetter Road.

Sting Timbers FC has 40 teams of about 650 boys and girls and hosts matches that bring about 350 teams from outlying communities. With completion anticipated in the spring, the new complex will expand the amount of matches and help area businesses.

For fundraising information contact Matthew Lyman at matthew.lyman@ml.com or 819-5985.

Jump N2 Fun Play reopens on Seltice

Two party rooms with slides, obstacle courses, bounce houses and more have reopened with Jump N2 Fun Indoor Place Place at 5320 E. Seltice Way, Post Falls.

The place offers open bounce and private and semi-private parties on weekdays and weekends. Check www.jumpn2fun.com for hours and costs. Phone 262-8086.

Planned Panic Room takes bookings

Escape rooms that offer an alternative type of fun for team building, date nights and youth groups will be at Panic Room to open in late November at 100 E. Neider Ave. (across from Costco).

The participants use clues and solve puzzles to escape the Eye Spy and Pirates’ Lair rooms. Open six days a week, hours will be based on online bookings. Owners are Ken and Lisa Watkins and Dennis and Connie Sackmann. Check www.panicroomcda.com.

Now for the Tidbits

- Watch for Cosmic Cowboy Grill on Haycraft Ave., a Verizon-type store at Appleway and Fourth, Papa John’s Pizza where Lava Dog was in Hayden, a new eatery (Asian?) where Kynrede Cafe was in Hayden, Gross Donuts where Freedom Burrito was off Highway 95, an office of Waddell & Reed at 320 E. Neider, Advance Auto Parts and The Beauty Lounge on Sunset Ave., Sweet Lou’s Restaurant and Tap House in the Parkside building on Front Ave., Grabbagreen at Highway 95-Neider and the gas station-convenience store in the southwest corner of Highway 95 and Lancaster.

- A major development called The Crossroads is proposed for Athol. Watch for details. We anticipate a Super 1, a bank, coffee shop, a motel, a gas station-convenience store, a restaurant and others.

- On Sherman Avenue watch for Rustic Restaurant at 309 Sherman (next to Clark’s Jewelry), Community First Bank at 504 Sherman and STCU at 401 Front.

- We also have Advanced Health Care and Schini Family Dentistry building new places in Riverstone and Sweeto Burrito building near Winco. Evidently Chili’s Restaurant on Highway 95 has a new owner.

- New places in Post Falls will be a gas station at Walmart, Idaho Central Credit Union, PQH Wireless, Popeyes, Green & Grounds Coffee Shop, Cricket Wireless, Silverlake Automotive and The Lean Bean.

- The correct address for the new 59:Escape Adventures in the Post Falls Outlet Mall is 4294 W. Riverbend Ave. The website is www.59escape. More new places coming to the revised Post Falls Outlet Mall include Riverstone Apparel, Black-Ops Self Defense, My Big Fat Greek Deli, a comic book store and a coffee espresso store.

- The Shilo Inn on Appleway will become a Comfort Suites with a major remodel.

- Readers have commented on the annoyance of glaring bright signs, especially one on East Sherman and one at a Highway 95 car dealer. Hmmm. Is there an ordinance governing these?

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- Contact Nils Rosdahl at nrosdahl@cdapress.com.