Category : Roots

Making a Lasting Impression

Ladybug Press’ Angela Stewart by Amy Story Larson, photos by Mark Dyrud When a former neighbor’s collection of vintage letterpresses sparked Angela Stewart’s curiosity, she was smitten. As a corporate designer, burnout potential was high. She was ready for something else. Stewart searched…

May 3, 2016

Modern Midwifery

Providing a unique journey to motherhood by Sara Mitton Cox The midwifery practice is still going strong and is even on the rise in recent years. But most people don’t realize the full scope of patient care it offers. Midwives…

March 1, 2016

Preserving Boise

The Heritage Homes Tour and the importance of keeping Boise’s historic districts intact courtesy of Preservation Idaho Preservation Idaho has worked to preserve Idaho’s historic and cultural resources for 43 years. The Heritage Homes Tour is their signature event and…

January 4, 2016

The Egyptian Theatre’s Destiny

By Bavani Purushothaman, photography by Ruth Novella Stepping into the Egyptian Theatre takes me back in time to a bygone era. It’s a feast for my senses. The vibrant colors add a splash of grandeur while the majestic proscenium arch…

November 3, 2015

Enchanting Objects

Jane Austen Romance in Boise’s Collister Neighborhood By Nicole Sharp, Photography by Mark Dyrud Enchanting Objects is an antique store at Collister and State Street that was established in 2007 by Lori Kerby and Lesli Fieselman. The store showcases carefully…

August 31, 2015

Boise Public Library

Check it Out! By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, photography courtesy of the Boise Public Library There are 120 candles on Boise Public Library’s birthday cake this year. In 1895, the wealthy, prominent, prestigious, civic-minded women of Boise’s Columbian Club established a…

July 6, 2015

May in Motion

By Pamela Kleibrink Thompson, Photography by Pete Grady One of my brother’s former girlfriends—the White House pastry chef—bikes to work year round in all kinds of weather. May is National Bike Month, and it’s never been a more beautiful time…

May 5, 2015

Boise’s Hidden Fashion Scene

Art of Fashion Show: Incognito – The Third Annual Boise Art Museum Fashion Show Story by Rachel Holt, Photography by Klein Sun Gallery, NY & Bart Cepek Photography (runway shot) When you think of Boise, you might not immediately picture…

March 9, 2015

timeless treasures

Take a trip down Memory Lane by Amy Larson photography by Pete Grady  Tommy Amador’s passion for antiques started early. “My brother and I went with our mom to the Marin City Flea Market outside Sausalito and bought whatever looked…

December 31, 2014

My Family Tradition

Boise based barbeque sauce and rub company shares family tradition of cooking story by Rachel Holt “My mom knew I had a talent in the kitchen. I was about 19, and she said ‘why don’t you cook for us’. My…

October 30, 2014