Category : Features

Food Trucks: Convenient & Delicious

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud As the sun beats down overhead, teetering toward 100 degrees, the smell of fresh-cooked ingredients comes cascading across the grass. After an entire afternoon in the park—volleyball, disc golf, and the occasional goose…

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The Dog Days of Summer

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Mark Dyrud Summer is a terrific time to be a dog owner as you romp outdoors with your pet along the Greenbelt or hike in the foothills or swim in the river. But summer…

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Life After Nasa

by Edith Lynn Beer, photos by Mark Dyrud & Nasa Astronaut Steven Roy Swanson has lived all over the world. When he was a child his father’s work took his family to such places as South America, France, Italy, and eventually Steamboat Springs,…

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A Trip Down the Greenbelt

by Chelsea Chambers, photos by Mark Dyrud When Boise wakes up to summer, it is nearly reflexive to jump on a bike and hit the Greenbelt trails for a day in the sun. The 25 mile stretch of paths twists and turns around the…

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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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Rhodes Skatepark Remodel

Article Sponsored By: by Chelsea Chambers, photography by Mark Dyrud Rhodes Skatepark has been an iconic piece of Boise history since it was first designed in 1992 by former Ada County highway commissioner, Glenn Rhodes. While functional and still widely…

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Shining a Spot Light on Sun Valley Film Festival’s Laura Mehlhaff

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography courtesy of Sun Valley Film Festival Boise native Laura Mehlhaff—Director of Programming of the Sun Valley Film Festival (SVFF)—has worked in film in Los Angeles, New York City, Baltimore, and Albuquerque, but is enthusiastic about growing…

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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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12 Fabulous Holiday Finds

This holiday season, shop local for all your gifts! By Liza Long   For the perfect holiday gifts this season, look no further than downtown Boise. A quick walk from BoDo to the Linen District to downtown 8th Street provides…

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