Daily Archives : January 4, 2016

10 Novel Ideas for Valentine’s Day

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. – Judy Garland Love isn’t a one day event. It courses through our beings as sure as…

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6 Places to Chill

Whether relaxing with friends or shopping for trends, Boise has some cool spots to chill – these 6 fit the bill! by PAMELA KLEIBRINK THOMPSON The Springs A hot spot just 45 minutes from downtown Boise is The Springs, which…

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Snow Days

For winter fun, look just up the road to Sun Valley by Greenbelt Magazine Staff If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or a fun midweek break, turn east to Sun Valley, just two hours from Boise. We asked Sun…

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Dress to Impress

Feel like a million at Urban Exchange by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Veronica Gasaway, owner/operator of Urban Exchange has lived in Boise since 1994 and been in business since 2009. Founded on the back porch of her…

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Love at First Light

Local husband & wife entrepreneurs make unique scents together by Brad Carlson, photography by Mark Dyrud Keith Tracy and his wife, Kelly, are self-described “candle nerds.” But the success of their BeefWhip Candle Company may owe more to the “after…

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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 billion people will live in the world’s cities and towns by the year 2030. City growth now vastly outpaces suburban…

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Fashion and Flair

Amanda Woods on Fire Innovative Beauty by Ken Levy, photography by Bart Cepek Amanda Woods wants to beautify the Treasure Valley one face at a time. As a makeup artist and hair stylist, she’s got the credentials to make it…

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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 village to Boise – blind. Joseph Sesay is an 18-year-old Sierra Leonean who is living in Boise for a…

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Capitol Cellars

One of our favorite local restaurants by Chelsea Chambers There’s almost nothing more enticing than a hot meal on a winter day to stave off the cold and the snow. Fortunately, Idaho is famed for our many outstanding dining options…

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Greenbikes

For Dave Fotsch, Boise GreenBike has been an interesting ride by Brad Carlson, photography by Mark Dyrud Before spearheading the GreenBike program, Dave Fotsch spent a lot of time behind a radio microphone or in front of a TV camera….

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