Category : Dwell It

Supporting The WCA

Helping the Women’s and Children’s Alliance Help Others by Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photos by Tiffany Howard My dream is that one day, we would not be necessary,” shares Susan Kelley, Development Director of the Women and Children’s Alliance of Boise….

September 2, 2016

Songs at Scentsy

by Sara Mitton Cox, photos by Mark Dyrud In 2010, Opera Idaho began offering a summer musical-in-concert , much to the delight of their fan base. It’s been held at locations such as the Egyptian Theatre and the Idaho Shakespeare Festival…

July 6, 2016

Paint ‘n Sip

Anybody Can Paint and Enjoy Wine Too by Rachel Holt, photos by Mark Dyrud I wanted to make people’s lives better. I had gone to a type of place like this in Dallas. I tried it once and then I went…

May 3, 2016

Reframing Radical

TedX promises to change your thinking for good by Liza Long On April 2, 2016, 14 Boiseans with big ideas will take to the Egyptian Theatre stage to share their passion with the Boise community—and possibly, the world. One is…

March 1, 2016

Carsharing in Boise

Moving toward car-free living in the City of Trees by Buffy Naillon According to the United Nations Population Fund, almost five billion people will live in the world’s cities and towns by the year 2030. City growth now vastly outpaces suburban…

January 4, 2016

The Opposite of Ordinary

By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography by Mark Dyrud Privada Estates is the flagship development of The Privada Group, which consists of three members: Jeff Wright, President; Leslie Wright, Vice President, Development; and Lance Keller, Construction Operations Management, Project Engineer. These…

November 3, 2015

Cuban Cravings

Where to go when  you can’t get to Tampa (or Havana) By Liza Long, Photography by Mark Dyrud What’s your definition of the perfect sandwich? Mine might well be the Cubano—and I tried my first one right here in Boise,…

August 31, 2015

Momo Cafe

By David Klinger, photography by Mark Dyrud Amid the gleaming walls of his newly-reopened Himalayan restaurant in Southeast Boise, Rajesh Shrestha bridges two worlds—the burgeoning Treasure Valley international restaurant scene and the devastation of his family’s earthquake-shattered home in Nepal….

July 6, 2015

Paint the Town

Paint the Town with Boise’s Neighborhood Housing Services By Rachel Holt Every year in May and June, teams of eager volunteers gather together to make our community a better—and more attractive—place to live. Organized by Neighborhood Housing Services, Boise’s Paint…

May 5, 2015

Discover Technology: The Future is Now

One Woman’s Love of Science is Fueling the Passions of Young People Story by Tobe Brockner   Lorna Finman isn’t technically a rocket scientist, but she’s pretty close. Her PhD from Stanford University is in physics and her company, LCF…

March 9, 2015