A Virtual Downtown Update

What’s happening with the downtown business community in the midst of the coronavirus situation? More than you might think!

Published online: Apr 09, 2020 Articles, East Idaho Business
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What’s happening with the downtown business community in the midst of the coronavirus situation? More than you might think! Here’s a partial roundup we piece together from an e-newsletter by our friends at the Idaho Falls Downtown Development Corporation. Visit www.downtownidahofalls.com for more details!

Splash Self Serve Pet Spa & Pet Supplies 
New temporary hours are Mon-Sat 11-4, they can work with anyone who can't make it in during these hours. Just let them know at 208-881-1021 or find them on Facebook and they will try to accommodate you. The wash area is still closed until further notice but they are available for food sales as well as toys, treats, etc. Curbside assistance available.

Lyn’s Ladies and Baby Shoppe
To minimize the risk of any infection spread to Lyn and also to her merchandise, she has adopted a “curbside service” with some nice enhancements. For the near future, Lyn will conduct business with a customer at her locked front door. For more information, call 208-542-4401.

Pandora's Baubles and Beads
This Park Avenue shop has lots of gorgeous new inventory and will let you in one at a time. Appointments, curbside delivery and free standard shipping are available. Pandora's features work by both local and world-renowned jewelry artisans, plus hand-selected specimens, gems, and trinkets from around the globe. Pay over the phone with a card: 208-757-0588, or check out upcoming events on Facebook for more details. 

Shaddow Domain
Curious Things for Curious People! Tentatively, the store will be closed due to quarantine till April 16. In the meantime they’ll be doing some cleaning and painting, kind of a tiny facelift, in anticipation of things gong back to some version of normal. Normal store hours are Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Always plenty of parking behind the building, and the store gladly accepts Downtown Gift Certificates.    

WeeBee Toys 
Downtown’s premier specialty toy store carries hard-to-find and unique toys from many of the top brands. WeeBee is currently trying to work out a good way to provide for the sale of gift cards ... which they could then mail to their customers. Check back to their Facebook page for updates.

Chesbro Music Company
Retail locations are closed to general walk-in business, but the store is aiming to provide an appointment-based experience. Simply call and make an appointment during normal business hours and Chesbro staff will allow you into the showroom to shop for the things you need. Call Chris at 208-932-1231 to schedule your personal shopping experience, or for more information.

Idaho Mountain Trading
IMT is currently open for business with regular business hours. Staff has increased frequency and rigor of cleaning, taking extra care to wipe down surfaces like doorknobs, faucets, touch screens, handlebars, etc. Curb-side delivery is also available. Hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Mon. - Thurs, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Fri. and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat.

Infinity Coins:
Quarantine Sale! Shop from your couch and save today - Jaye has been working on updating the clearance section of the infinitycoins.com website, where you can click on the products tab then scroll down to to the clearance tab! Lots of U.S. coins on sale and lots of World Coins coming. Because pawn shops are listed as a financial institution and are, therefore, a necessary business,  Infinity Coins is planning on being open through the course of any mandatory closures. Regardless, they have taken several precautions to ensure safety.

Nostalgic Boutique 
Shop online - free shipping for orders over $100 and free returns. The boutique will be open by appointment only for the next two weeks, Tuesday through Thursday.  Gwendalynn Grey will be at the boutique on Friday and Saturday, during normal business hours from 11 o'clock until 5 o'clock.  Nostalgic Boutique supports and carries jewelry and other items created by local artisans such as Sylvia Medina Jewelry, Silver Serpent Studios by Hannah Trost so you can find those unique gifts.

You can shop online at www.denningsappliance.com or call 208-523-5983.  Showroom is open and delivery services are available. 

Ingram’s Jewelers
While the storefront is temporarily closed to be in accordance with the governor's mandate, Ingram’s custom ring shop is still up and running! Send a picture of your ideal ring to ingramsjewelers@gmail.com and they can get to work on customizing a piece that is made just for you. Call 208-206-1244 if you have any questions.

Musicare – Repair
MusiCare will be operating by appointment only until April 15. Call 208-524-4302 for repairs and cleaning. 

A Street Games 
Hours of operation have been changed to 1 to 7 p.m. Tues through Sat. Curbside pick up only for the duration the COVID-19 isolation period. For inquiries please call 208-542-2824.

Dave’s Bike Shop
The shop is OPEN and ready to best serve you personally and accommodate your needs at this time. From the management: “The past week has seen more hand washing, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant than we ever thought possible. We are committed to serving you in the safest ways we can. Pickups? Deliveries? Shipping? Phone payments? Phone orders? You tell us, we'll do it! Let us help keep you rolling and experience the freedom that only riding a bicycle has to offer.”  Call 208-529-6886 for hours.

Jimmy’s All Season Angler   
Jimmy’s is still filling orders and delivering or offering curbside pickup, including a loading zone spot on the west side of the shop to get you on the water effortlessly. All lines, leaders & tippetts now until April 8th are 15 percent off. Call 208-524-7160 or email jimmys@ida.net.


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