Monthly Archives : October 2017

Re-POP! Is Treasure Valley’s True Retail Fan Experience

Geeks, Nerds and Pop Culture Fandom Have a New Headquarters By Bethany Maile  Photos Kimberlee Miller State Street’s Re-POP! Gifts is as much of an experience as it is a store. When customers walk in, they will be struck not…

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Idaho’s Most Famous Potato

The Idaho Potato Drop Has Big Plans for New Year’s Eve By Liza Long “What if we dropped a giant potato from that crane on Eighth Street on New Year’s Eve?” In 2012, a question posed half in jest over…

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What If An Ice Cream Store and a Brewery Had a Baby?

The Stil Sells Ice Cream With a Boozy Twist Story Veronica LeMaster   Photos Kimberlee Miller The Stil, an acronym for The Sweetest Things In Life, is Boise’s locally owned ice cream shop with a twist: alcohol. Located in downtown Boise’s…

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Hunting Season, Year Round

A curated gifting experience with Hunt and Gather Gifts. Story Taylor Walker  Photo Kimberlee Miller For those who are thoughtful and kind, but creatively challenged and consistently pressed for time, there is Hunt and Gather Gifts. Hunt and Gather Gifts…

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Ghostbusting at the Old Idaho Penitentiary

Unexplained Sights and Sounds, As Seen on TV By Ryan Gerluf    Photos Kimberlee Miller Imagine a place so haunting that it leaves your face ashen and sends chills down your spine—a place dedicated to breaking spirits, and seeking atonement…

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Avoiding Student Loans, One Step at a Time

Changing how Idahoans approach college costs Story Nicole Bare Kinney Idaho’s college tuitions are a frequent topic of conversation in the community, given that only half of students continue their education beyond high school. Following the Great Recession and rising…

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Rarity Rugs Founder Kent Johnson

Treasure Valley’s True Renaissance Man By Chelsea Chambers   Photos Kimberlee Miller Kent Johnson first came to our Treasure Valley from Southern California in 1969 as an Industrial Design student attending College of Idaho. The school taught him to further his…

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Finding Peace in Boise

Greenbelt Magazine Welcomes L.A. Photographer Kimberlee Miller Story Chelsea Chambers  Photos Kimberlee Miller As we all know, there aren’t many places like Idaho. More densely populated areas far away from nature make it tough to find even a moment’s peace…

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Pipe Dreams

The Boise Sculptor Turning Steel Pipes into Storied Art Story  Rachel Holt   Photos Kimberlee Miller D’Arcy Bellamy’s metal sculptures have been described conversely as dangerous and whimsical. There’s a contrary feeling to many of Bellamy’s metal pieces—shiny surfaces spite rough…

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Big Tree Arts

Boise non-profit delivers education and performance poetry By Chelsea Chambers Poetry slam enthusiast Cheryl Maddalena started non-profit Big Tree Arts (BTA) in July 2007 when she saw the local need for more literature and performance art education. (A poetry slam is a…

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