Category : Freestyle


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…

May 5, 2015

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…

March 9, 2015

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…

December 31, 2014

Janjou pâtisserie

Local artisan boutique bakery brings a taste of Europe to Boise story by Nicole Sharp Autumn has gently taken the stage—cozy sweaters and a slowing of daily pace are in season once again. My perfect cappuccino clinks happily on its…

October 30, 2014

From Heritage to Legacy

The Foundation for Ada/Canyon Trail Systems (FACTS) and the Race to the Snake by Liza Long photography by Ken Levy In 1987, when Judy Peavy-Derr was elected as Ada County Commissioner, she envisioned a lofty goal for the Boise Greenbelt:…

August 28, 2014

Miss Boise and Miss Capital City: Carolyn Pace and Kristen Tatilian

Beautiful spirits and lovely intentions By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson Photograpy by Pete Grady When I was a little girl, I watched the televised Miss America pageant with my mom. As a college student I competed in a local pageant. The…

June 27, 2014

How Smart Are You?

By Tamara Simon Instructions: How smart are you? Take this quick test to peek inside the power of your brain. Test adapted from the Mensa test by Dr. Abbie Salny and America Mensa Ltd. 1)    While Bill was ironing his…

May 2, 2014

Playing in the Big League

Local company creates special effects for John Travolta film. By Catrine McGregor Photography by Copper Chadwick At first look, Boise resident Jesse Cordtz is not a likely person to be associated with John Travolta. I first met Jesse several years…

March 3, 2014

Gotta Dance

BODY!JAM from Les Mills is the latest fitness phenomenon. By Dylan Haas Photography by John Webster Are we human? Or are we dancer? BODYJAM participants are both.It might look like BODYJAM is “just another” dance-based group fitness class. However don’t…

January 2, 2014

Watch like an Egyptian

Boise Classic Movies makes new memories with old film favorites. By Liza Long It’s Tuesday night. You could stay home and watch This Is Spinal Tap or The Sound of Music on Netflix, if you’re lucky enough to find it….

November 5, 2013