Monthly Archives : May 2016

Beyond Summer School

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…

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Delectable Delights

Owl Tree Bakery Makes You Go Whoo Whoo by Bavani Purushothaman, photos by Mark Dyrud Driving down the stretch of Hill Road is one of my favorite things to do in Boise. Despite being a stone’s throw away from the chaos of…

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Mother to Mother

A New Mom’s Perspective is Helping New Moms by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud Don’t ask Jennifer Hudson to sing. She may share her name with the famous singer and actress and have her own growing fan base, but you won’t…

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Home Garden

Tips & Tricks for a Lush Garden This Year photos by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Mark Dyrud May in Boise means the last frost is finally behind us and it’s time for heavy planting. If you’re a gardener, you’re probably already…

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Alive After Five Won’t Miss a Beat

by Brad Carlson, photos by Mark Dyrud Wednesday nights this summer, on a culturally rich block that can hold more people than its intimate atmosphere suggests, employees at The Basque Museum & Cultural Center will work late so they can be available to a couple thousand…

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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. I had gone to a type of place like this in Dallas. I tried it once and then I went…

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The Local

A New Neighborhood Hangout by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud My sister and I opened this place together. We grew up in the neighborhood and our parents still live here. We really wanted to create a local neighborhood hangout. It is something…

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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 on tap for Treasure Valley non-profits, thanks to Michael Francis, owner of Payette Brewing Company. “Kegs4Kause is a unique, recurring event…

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Spreading Love & Luck

The Penny Project Brings Boise Couple Years of Joy by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Mark Dyrud When Jeanne Huff talks about The Penny Project she helped create, her eyes light up. A bit of the joy that lives in the mission…

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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 nearly any other feeling in the world, especially from the top of a tall hill, overlooking the city below. Cars…

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