Category : Out East

SPARKAGE:

Who Doesn’t Want to be a “Regular?” Story  Norris Krueger   Photos Kimberlee Miller I’m looking at a pile of loyalty cards on my desk… over a dozen. (Including 4 from the same retailer!) Another store I frequent has initiated…

May 2, 2018

Coffee Mill

Not your average coffee shop By Shelly West Photo Kimberlee Miller Nestled in East Boise’s Barber Valley on the Greenbelt, a new coffee shop—the Coffee Mill—has emerged, much to the relief of Harris Ranch residents. After identifying that East Boise…

January 3, 2018

Riverside Hotel – The Perfect Stay-cation!

STORY AK TURNER | PHOTOS SUBMITTED Every summer my husband and I pack our bags, load up the truck with luggage, a cooler, bikes, and our two young daughters and drive 3.4 miles to the Riverside Hotel. We’ve enjoyed our…

September 1, 2017

The Yardarm

Story by Chelsea Chambers, Photos by Amanda Antilla yärd-ärm: the outer extremity of a ship’s yard. When the sun is over the yardarm, it’s time to start drinking! Nestled in Garden City next to Whitewater Park and a stone’s throw from…

June 28, 2017

The Secret to Aging Well? Five Minutes

Story by Liza Long, Photos by Dustin Bigovich Can five minutes change your life? I asked myself that question as I waited in a Genesis Longevity Center examination room one Wednesday afternoon. I was about to undergo a MonaLisa Touch…

April 27, 2017

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Story by Veronica Lemaster, Photos by Amanda Antilla After sixteen years of working as a barista, Jeannie Jackson sold everything she owned to buy an old Moxie Java and turn it into a coffee shop of her own. Off Parkcenter…

February 24, 2017

From Garbage to Greetings

by Jillian Moroney Threds of tea bag wrappers, old stamps, beer labels, and plane tickets sit in baskets around watercolor washes in the colorful and glittery studio of Boise-based Chique Lixo (Portuguese for chic garbage.) Heidi Marotz, owner and artist…

January 2, 2017

Service Before Self

A Homecoming for Idaho Heroes by Brittany Sailors, photos by Tiffany Howard Have you ever been at the Boise Airport and glanced across the runway? If so, you’ve likely seen the A-10 Thunderbolt, more affectionately known as the “warthog,” a…

September 2, 2016

Hastings – The end of an Era

Video rental stores and record shops have been a monthly if not weekly part of my life since I was a kid. I remember going to rent movies with my parents when I was a kid. When I was 17…

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Tastes Like Summer

by Liza Long, photos by Mark Dyrud In one of those delightful moments of serendipity that punctuate our otherwise mundane lives, I first heard about Ben’s Crow Inn, an East Boise fixture for more than 70 years, from some Washington…

July 6, 2016