Category : Freestyle

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

Flamenco Flare

District 19 infuses flourish and flare into Boise’s cultural scene By Clark Gillespie Photography by Nena Earl Inside Starbelly School of Dance, the musty smell of heat and sweat competes with the voice that firmly counts out steps as pulsating…

September 7, 2013

Best Intentions

Best Intentions

Caitlyn Davies world is an intoxicating array of heart notes and subtle scents By Laura Wolstenholme Photography by Copper Chadwick It’s a desk that immediately draws the eye when entering the Intentions studio. It’s dramatically beautiful and its high shelves…

July 9, 2013

The Gateway Disc

By Carter D. Davis Do not confuse disc golf with “Frolf”, as I accidentally did within earshot of a Boise disc golfer. Frolf is for 15 year-old anarchist wannabes who loathe the idea of rules, structure and a predetermined course….

May 1, 2013