A combination of food and fun is offered at the new Miles Coffee Cafe and Thunder Dome in Hayden.
The 18,000-square-foot facility at 167 W. Miles Ave. (next to Friends Church between Government Way and Highway 95) has booths, tables and chairs and a banquet and party room that can seat 100. The Thunder Dome is a 70 X 110 indoor sports facility for several activities and training and has a batting cage.
The cafe menu includes fresh bakery items, gluten-free options, coffees, blended drinks, ice cream, sandwiches, salads and soups.
Owners Jim and Donna Kinney have sold restaurant equipment and supplies and owned drive-through coffee stands for many years. They've been here since 1991.
Hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Phone 762-2500.
Daisy J's moving to Riverstone
Offering home decor and furnishings, kitchenware, gifts, candles and bath and body potions, Daisy J's is moving from the Resort Shoppes to Riverstone by Aug. 1. The new location will be in a 1,900-square-foot space at 2018 Main St. (between Escape Outdoors and the soon-opening Grooveberries Yogurt).
Owner Jennifer Rea has had the store for more than five years and will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays and Mondays. Phone 765-3300. The website will be www.daisyjs.com.
Beadtender opens in Sunset Village
Celebrating its grand opening last week, The Beadtender store is in a 1,200-square-foot space in Sunset Village (296 W. Sunset Ave. between Highway 95 and Government Way).
Owner Sande Hubbard offers a large selection of beads including rare choices such as the Turkish Evil Eye and tropical rain forests beads from Africa, Thailand and the Philippines. She also has jewelry accessories and jewel-making tools and offers classes. Originally from Minnesota, she lived in Williamsburg, Va., and came to North Idaho in May from Hawaii.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sundays. Phone 966-4254.
Acupuncture at Shen Tang Clinic
Barbara Kraxberger has opened the Shen Tang Acupuncture and Wellness Clinic at 1616 E. Seltice Way, Suite 213.
Here is a list of conditions that she says acupuncture and herbs can treat: asthma, anxiety, depression, hypertension, stress, sinusitis, common cold, sciatica, chronic fatigue, arthritis, migraine and headache, sports injuries, neck pain, lower-back pain, digestive problems, infertility and PMS. She also offers non-needle techniques such as Gua Sha, Tui Na, fire-cupping, seed beads and moxa treatments.
A graduate of Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine, she is licensed and board certified. Originally from Kasilof, Alaska, she came to this region in 2009 from Santa Barbara, Calif.
Hours by appointment are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturdays. Phone 262-6698. Check www.acupuncturecoeurdalene.com.
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