Monthly Archives : March 2016

Gem State Gaming Convention

By Rachel Holt Photographer: Mark Dryud Growing the gaming community is good for everyone. If at least one person walks away happy with a new game, we have succeeded, said Derek Howard, Convention Chairmen for Gem State Gaming Convention (GSGC)….

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Hiking Through History

by Liza Long You’ve probably seen the rust-colored obelisks marking the Oregon Trail, a thoroughfare to the West for more than 500,000 travelers from 1841 through the 1880s. Scattered throughout Boise, these monuments provide a glimpse of the past, too…

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Perfect Mix

Nutrition specialist Vooluu finding right formula by Brad Carlson, photography by Mark Dyrud Boise-based Vooluu sees steady demand for its all-natural nutrition products, including a couple of organic chocolate bars and the new green protein shake, after more than six…

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Smooth Avenue

Article Sponsored by Dorsey Music Happily singing the blues by Sara Mitton Cox, photography by Mark Dyrud “Are there any smoothies in the house?” This is James (JT) Tyler’s signature question when he opens a show, but he’s not talking…

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Chalk Talk

Chalkboard quotes turn neighbors into friends by Sara Mitton Cox, photography by Mark Dyrud More than a year ago, Jennifer Jones-Easterday placed a chalkboard next to her new front door and was determined to share a quote a day. It…

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Reframing Radical

TedX promises to change your thinking for good by Liza Long On April 2, 2016, 14 Boiseans with big ideas will take to the Egyptian Theatre stage to share their passion with the Boise community—and possibly, the world. One is…

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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 you walk through the doors of Bee Wise Goods you’re quickly hit with the best kind of sensory overload….

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2016 Treefort Music Fest

Article Sponsored By: by Chelsea Chambers It’s early spring – the days begin to grow longer, the trees pull themselves from their winter freeze, flower buds peak through the cold and Boise native Kat Rainer stands among the crowds with…

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The Village at Meridian

Holidays at The Village      SHOP  |  DINE  |  PLAY  |  WORK

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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 as well as gallery and retail space. The environment is a creative hub that is open for the public…

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