Category : Freestyle

Thinking Inside the Box

by Lonni Leavitt-Barker, photos by Mark Dyrud What would possess a successful, wealthy, soon-to-be retiree to dive into a complex new business that until recently, he knew nothing about? It’s simple: the love for a son. Brian McCoy, a real…

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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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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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Fashion and Flair

Amanda Woods on Fire Innovative Beauty by Ken Levy, photography by Bart Cepek Amanda Woods wants to beautify the Treasure Valley one face at a time. As a makeup artist and hair stylist, she’s got the credentials to make it…

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When the Shoe Fits

Social justice entrepreneur Kenton Lee fills a need abroad and at home By Liza Long, photography by Mark Dyrud If you’re a parent like I am, you’re probably familiar with the seemingly endless struggle to keep your children’s growing feet…

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A Trio of Visionaries

Gerold Dennett, Greg Simione, and H. Larry Leasure transform Garden Valley By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Lance Thompson The Garden Valley village of Crouch had plenty of small-town charm, community pride, and natural scenery. It did not, however, have a…

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Jaialdi

Celebrating Boise’s Basque Heritage By Rachel Holt, photography by Trevor and Amy Arana “My favorite part of Jaialdi is the concept of getting people together to celebrate the Basque culture. Seeing so many people here together and connecting every 5…

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a’Tavola

A true culinary gem in the Linen District By Nicole Sharp, Photography by Tia Crabtree Life happens at the kitchen table. Family and friends all around the world gather together at tables with one uniting factor: food. Lisa Peterson, owner…

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Bravo for “Bravo!”

Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson   In early 1968, United States Marines at the Khe Sanh fire base were surrounded and besieged by a numerically superior North Vietnamese force.  Over the 77-day siege, the marines were under constant rocket and…

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the invisible Idahoan

Black History Museum shares a vital part of our past by Rachel Holt photography by Pete Grady  Who is York? If you answered an African American man who was William Clark’s slave and scout for the Lewis and Clark exhibition…

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