Category : Out East

Snow Days

For winter fun, look just up the road to Sun Valley by Greenbelt Magazine Staff If you’re looking for a weekend getaway or a fun midweek break, turn east to Sun Valley, just two hours from Boise. We asked Sun…

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Culinary Arts for the Common Good

By Bavani Purushothaman, photography by Celia Southcombe “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give,” said Winston Churchill.   Create Common Good’s Executive Chef, Brent Southcombe, is living proof of the…

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Shining Brightly

Justin Reynolds has a passion for comfortable, sustainable living. By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography courtesy of Sunrise Development LLC and Sunrise Signature Homes Justin Reynolds bought his first home when he was 23, and then he remodeled it.  “People knocked…

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It’s a Lifestyle Thing

Templeton Real Estate Group By Amy Larson, Photography by Pete Grady Active. Outdoorsy. Vibrant. Into community. Dawn and Mark Templeton, who moved here years ago from Orange County, California, are seeking the ideal lifestyle. Serious college athletes, both enjoy staying…

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Savor Idaho

Story by Nicole Christensen Pettinger, Photography by Pete Grady A short drive down historic Warm Springs to the bottom of Table Rock, an adventure of an afternoon awaits. June in all of her splendor showers us in rays of sunshine…

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East Valley

Where the Living is Easy and Outdoorsy Story by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Pete Grady   Opportunities to live along the Greenbelt—the city’s popular outdoor playground—are rare. Living near the riverfront path for many Boiseans is a dream come…

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pooling resources to preserve Barber Pool

by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson photography by John Webster Barber Pool will remain open space thanks to generosity and the efforts of the Idaho Foundation for Parks and Lands. “Our interest is to preserve this area for your grandkids. That’s our…

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A Vision of the Future

story by Chelsea Chambers photography by Brett Saffery  Just a few miles east of downtown Boise lies the historic and visionary Harris Ranch. Harris Ranch is community-minded housing development that embodies the insight and ideals set in place by Dallas…

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Frightened Felons 

A Haunting Event at Idaho Penitentiary by Rachel Holt “It’s just a fun place to be. I know that’s funny to say about a penitentiary.” Jennifer Finke, an Old Idaho Penitentiary volunteer since 2008, says with a laugh. Frightened Felons…

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The Beauty of Boise

Morrison Knudsen Nature Center Story and Photography by Chelsea Chambers Whether you’ve grown up in Boise or have just passed through, it is very apparent that the rapidly expanding metropolitan area still has its roots intact. With a growing population…

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