Life After Nasa

by Edith Lynn Beer, photos by Mark Dyrud & Nasa Astronaut Steven Roy Swanson has lived all over the world. When he was a child his father’s work took his family to such places as South America, France, Italy, and eventually Steamboat Springs,...

A Trip Down the Greenbelt

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud When Boise wakes up to summer, it is nearly reflexive to jump on a bike and hit the Greenbelt trails for a day in the sun. The 25 mile stretch of paths twists and turns around the...

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The Village at Meridian

Holidays at The Village      SHOP  |  DINE  |  PLAY  |  WORK

Downtown

Mother to Mother

by - May 3, 2016

A New Mom’s Perspective is Helping New Moms by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark...

Eagle

Shoe Heaven

by - July 6, 2015

Whether you need a stylish peep-toed heel or a blingy flip flop, you’ll find the...

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Out East

Beyond Summer School

by - May 3, 2016

The Best Time to Improve Your Grades is When School is Not in Session by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud While most students can’t wait for the final bell that signals the start of summer vacation, many parents worry about how...

Garden City

Gem State Gaming Convention

by - March 7, 2016

By Rachel Holt Photographer: Mark Dryud Growing the gaming community is good for everyone. If...

North End

Home Garden

by - May 3, 2016

Tips & Tricks for a Lush Garden This Year photos by Sara Mitton Cox, photos...

Get Happy!

NAMI Invites You to a Musical Celebration of Mental Health by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud On May 11, local...

by - May 3, 2016

Dreams of Chocolate Come True

Local chocolate startup finds success in taste and in business by Ken Levy When Eagle’s Kay Johnson had the opportunity to...

by - March 1, 2016

Alternative Community Potential

EcoVillage evokes alternative community potential story and photography by Ken Levy Evolving plans are taking root just outside Garden City, where...

by - January 4, 2016

Legalitarian

Terri Pickens Manweiler, women and children’s advocate. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Terri Pickens Manweiler wanted to be...

by - November 3, 2015

Paint ‘n Sip

Anybody Can Paint and Enjoy Wine Too by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud I wanted to make people’s lives better....

by - May 3, 2016

Reframing Radical

TedX promises to change your thinking for good by Liza Long On April 2, 2016, 14 Boiseans with big ideas will...

by - March 1, 2016

Carsharing in Boise

Moving toward car-free living in the City of Trees by Buffy Naillon According to the United Nations Population Fund, almost five...

by - January 4, 2016

The Opposite of Ordinary

By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Privada Estates is the flagship development of The Privada Group, which consists of...

by - November 3, 2015

Spreading Love & Luck

The Penny Project Brings Boise Couple Years of Joy by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Mark Dyrud When Jeanne Huff talks...

by - May 3, 2016

Band of Artists

A new name, devoted customers, and a shift in spirit keeps Idaho Made thriving by Laura Wolsten, photography by Mark Dyrud...

by - March 1, 2016

Capitol Cellars

One of our favorite local restaurants by Chelsea Chambers There’s almost nothing more enticing than a hot meal on a winter...

by - January 4, 2016

Going with the Flow

The Aquarium of Boise begins a new chapter By Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud The Aquarium of Boise is the...

by - November 3, 2015

The Local

A New Neighborhood Hangout by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud My sister and I opened this place together. We grew...

by - May 3, 2016

Bee Wise Goods & Boise Bakery

Charming boutique offers handmade and vintage gifts as well as delectable treats by Sara Mitton Cox, photography by Mark Dyrud When...

by - March 1, 2016

Fashion and Flair

Amanda Woods on Fire Innovative Beauty by Ken Levy, photography by Bart Cepek Amanda Woods wants to beautify the Treasure Valley...

by - January 4, 2016

When the Shoe Fits

Social justice entrepreneur Kenton Lee fills a need abroad and at home By Liza Long, photography by Mark Dyrud If you’re...

by - November 3, 2015

Get Out & Explore

It’s Time to Hit the Hills by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud The rush of success and triumph is unmatched...

by - May 3, 2016

Bricknowlogy

Eagle store offers legos and more… by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photography by Mark Dyrud Step inside Eagle’s Bricknowlogy store and you are...

by - March 1, 2016

Greenbikes

For Dave Fotsch, Boise GreenBike has been an interesting ride by Brad Carlson, photography by Mark Dyrud Before spearheading the GreenBike...

by - January 4, 2016

Trail Guides for Start-Ups

Trailhead provides a community clubhouse for entrepreneurs By Liza Long, photography by Mark Dyrud Jeff Reynolds is a self-described start up...

by - November 3, 2015

Making a Lasting Impression

Ladybug Press’ Angela Stewart by Amy Story Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud When a former neighbor’s collection of vintage letterpresses sparked Angela...

by - May 3, 2016

Modern Midwifery

Providing a unique journey to motherhood by Sara Mitton Cox The midwifery practice is still going strong and is even on...

by - March 1, 2016

Preserving Boise

The Heritage Homes Tour and the importance of keeping Boise’s historic districts intact courtesy of Preservation Idaho Preservation Idaho has worked...

by - January 4, 2016

The Egyptian Theatre’s Destiny

By Bavani Purushothaman, photography by Ruth Novella Stepping into the Egyptian Theatre takes me back in time to a bygone era....

by - November 3, 2015

Two-storied Creator & Connector

Boise Bicycle Project Changes the Way Boise Bikes by Amy Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud A “creator and connector” might describe...

by - May 3, 2016

Dresstraveganza

by Rachel Holt, photography by Mark Dyrud “Originally we had built a teen center and decided to give away prom dresses....

by - March 1, 2016

Idaho talisman

Artist Geo Handy’s surprising medium and designs by Laura Wolstenholme, photography by Mark Dyrud Medium Hold a piece of Geo Handy’s...

by - January 4, 2016

Home for the Holidays

Boise Council Member T.J. Thomson and his family celebrate a first this season By Liza Long, photography courtesy of T.J. Thomson...

by - November 3, 2015

Raising the Bar on Good Deeds

Payette Brewing is Giving Back – One Keg at a Time by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark Dyrud Help is...

by - May 3, 2016

All is Swell in Bodo

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud A new artist collective titled “Swell” features artists in working in their studios...

by - March 1, 2016

A Shift in Perspective

The inspiring story of Joseph Sesay and how he sees America by Joseph Catrine McGregor Imagine traveling from a small African...

by - January 4, 2016

Cast a Line This Winter

Boise and Big Wood Rivers offer excellent winter fly-fishing opportunities. By Laura Wolstenholme, photography courtesy of Idaho Angler As skies darken...

by - November 3, 2015

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