Category : Dwell It

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

Indonesian islands at your fingertips

A warehouse full of stories by Hailey Wilson photography by Pete Grady  In 2001, Suzanne McDaniel accompanied her father on a trip to Bali. While in a small village on the island, she called her husband Drew, and said,“find a…

December 31, 2014

Picturing the Old Idaho Penitentiary

A Book Review of Old Idaho Penitentiary story by Rachel Holt Old Idaho Penitentiary is a pictorial telling of the nearly 100 year history of the Old Idaho Penitentiary. The Old Pen is one of only 4 territorial prisons in…

October 30, 2014

Hooray for Duvets!

A simple stitching switch makes Jennifer Russell an innovator in a growing $34 billion industry. by Jamie Dillon photography by Jessica Woodhouse Jennifer Russell didn’t want to get out of bed. Sometimes, indulging that so-relaxed-it’s-ridiculous feeling has risky implications. With a…

August 28, 2014