Category : Features

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…

May 2, 2016

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…

March 1, 2016

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…

March 1, 2016

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…

February 11, 2016

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…

January 4, 2016

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…

January 4, 2016

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…

November 2, 2015

Historical Boise

By Nicole Sharp, photography courtesy of Boise City Dept of Arts and History   In the late 1800s, Boise established its roots with a trifecta of historical events: the discovery of gold in the area, the foundation of a military…

November 2, 2015

More Real Than Reality

Local photographers capture Boise’s landmarks By Chelsea Chambers “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” – Alfred Stieglitz Photography is an art that captures the beauty of the moment and transforms it…

August 31, 2015

Vacasa tu Casa

By Amy Larson, Photography courtesy of Vacasa tu Casa A summer’s worth of caring for an inherited 1898-built Washington Coast cabin was a lot of work and  good deal of a money pit for Eric Breon and his wife, Alia–so…

August 31, 2015