Category : Downtown

Go Ahead and Jump

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark Dyrud When J.R. (Jack) Simplot passed away in 2008, part of his legacy was a collection of vintage tractors. He envisioned a museum but some of his family members had an even grander…

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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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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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Go Green – and Local

In 2016 Mixed Greens offers something for everyone by Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud If you’re taking a winter walk downtown, be mindful not to miss Mixed Greens on 9th Street between Idaho and Bannock. It’s nearly impossible to…

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Infused with Passion

Delia Dante and the FireFusion Studio By Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud “Achieve what’s humanly capable in your lifetime and stop being fearful of failing.” – Delia Dante FireFusion is gearing up for the holidays and Dante and her…

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A Place for Readers and Writers

The Cabin celebrates 20 years as Boise’s literary center By Liza Long, Photography by Mark Dyrud On a lazy August afternoon, a crowd of writers of every age gathered on the cool green lawn in front of the Cabin, a…

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A Jolly Good Fellow

Boise’s Ted Challenger Article by Nicole Christensen Pettinger, Photo by Kesey Badgett Sitting on the sleek, revolutionized, modern patio of Ted Challenger’s newest brainchild “Amsterdam Lounge”, we finish a warm conversation where we were enveloped into the cozy sunken couch,…

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Celebrate Salsa

Celebrate Salsa at the Knitting Factory by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photo courtesy of Candela Salsa Band Laura “Lolita” Johnston fell in love with a Latin man from Honduras in college. She also fell in love with the Latin culture.  The…

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Room for Everyone

Idaho Parents Unlimited Provides Resources to Parents of Children with Disabilities Story by Liza Long, Photography by Pete Grady   The first thing you notice when you walk into Idaho Parents Unlimited’s new space on Emerald Street is the array…

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dishing it up at the dish

Boise restaurant serves up a winning combination by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson photography by Pete Grady  probably enjoy dining at The Dish. A quote from him is posted on their FB page: “One of the nicest things about life is the…

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