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The Daily - Boise to Caldwell
Daily Treasure Valley Updates

From Boise to Caldwell, your daily Treasure Valley status updates keep you up-to-date with all the random things you may not even know are happening around the neighborhood.

Updates

Mon, Jun 22, 2020

Ada County will go back to phase 3 conditions due to an increase in COVID cases; mainly, due to a trace back to bars. https://bit.ly/37VSmPY

Wed, May 27, 2020

e-scooters are back in Boise - https://bit.ly/2AZ9Vlx

Wed, May 20, 2020

Some major national retailers may not recover from Coronavirus-related closures. BoiseDev has some updates on what is happening to some of the local locations. https://bit.ly/2AH8wjq

Mon, May 18, 2020

Boise foothills 8th street gate is now open for the season! https://bit.ly/3dPiei6

Thu, May 14, 2020

Governor Little announced today that Idaho will enter phase 2 this Saturday. This will include opening of hair salons and gyms. Little also announced that bars will now be able to open in phase 3 as opposed to phase 4. https://bit.ly/35o638P

Wed, May 06, 2020

Boise Town Square Mall opened yesterday. Most stores remain closed. You can see a list of opened stores here - https://bit.ly/2xClw8O

Thu, Apr 30, 2020

Gov Little has announced Idaho will go into phase 1 of opening Idaho back up tomorrow. This will include the opening of some retail, church gatherings, and some children functions such as daycare. See the official phase 1 guide at https://bit.ly/35o638P

Thu, Apr 23, 2020

Gov Little has announced steps to re-open Idaho in 4 defined stages. View the details on the official Idaho page here https://bit.ly/2VuKkc7

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Governor Little has extended the Idaho stay-at-home order to April 30th. This more aligns with the national recommendation. However, some previously deemed unessential services will now be able to provide road-side and delivery services. Stay safe! https://bit.ly/2K8uPQC

Thu, Apr 09, 2020

The Star Card ID requirement has been extended a year, to October 2021 because of Coronavirus.

Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Taco Bell is giving away a free Doritos Loco Taco today throughout the USA with no purchase necessary. Happy Taco Tuesday! ๐ŸŒฎ https://cnn.it/2WWwDnt

Wed, Mar 25, 2020

The Boise Town Square Mall will be closed until further notice.

Tue, Mar 24, 2020

The City of Meridian has closed outdoor play and workout equipment in parks until further notice in an effort to reduce COVID-19 transmissions.

Mon, Mar 23, 2020

Governor Little has waived some requirements in order to make additional medical professionals available as well as waived Medicare Co-Pay in new measures to increase response to COVID-19 in Idaho. https://bit.ly/2xoT7m7

Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Are you curious which restaurants in the Treasure Valley are offering pick up / delivery services? Check out this list and help support local business in this time of uncertainty. https://bit.ly/3djq9Vp

Thu, Mar 19, 2020

The City of Boise is mandating all sit-in restaurants and bars cease those services at midnight tonight. This does not impact drive up/in/through restaurants.

Tue, Mar 17, 2020

If you are tired of cooking your own food; there are still restaurants open offering pick up, drive through, and delivery options. Check out this link for a list of options - http://bit.ly/2x9zH4z

Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Treasure Valley YMCA's are closed for the next couple weeks to help stop spreading COVID-19. Remember, please refer to official resources when seeking information about COVID-19 and how Idaho is dealing with the epidemic. http://bit.ly/2I75plr

Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Many events are being cancelled in the Treasure Valley due to Covid-19 concerns. See a list of cancelled events here - http://bit.ly/3aQ066b

Thu, Mar 12, 2020

A bill to legalize hemp farming in Idaho failed - keeping Idaho as one of two states that outlaw farming hemp. http://bit.ly/2QaAglD

Wed, Mar 11, 2020

The ninth annual Treefort Music Fest will now take place September 23-27, 2020 in Downtown Boise, Idaho. It has been postponed due to Coronavirus concerns.

Mon, Mar 09, 2020

Linder Farms will cease operations after this 2020 Fall season.

Fri, Mar 06, 2020

Daylight Savings begins this Sunday. Get ready to Sprint forward! ๐Ÿฃ

Thu, Mar 05, 2020

The Ben and Jerries ice cream location in Downtown Boise has closed its doors. But don't worry, The STIL is still downtown as well as a new Stellas location will be opening soon to take care of your ice cream cravings. ๐Ÿจ

Wed, Mar 04, 2020

Tazikiโ€™s Mediterranean Cafe is now open in Boise.๐Ÿก http://bit.ly/2TnHXXu

Mon, Mar 02, 2020

The downtown Boise Old Chicago location closed its doors today as the parent owner shifts focuses to other restaurants. http://bit.ly/38nemBX

Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Wondering about Corona Virus and how the State of Idaho is preparing? Official State information is available at http://bit.ly/2I75plr.

Thu, Feb 27, 2020

The LA Bowl in Los Angeles, California will be the new Mountain West premier Bowl Game for the 2020 season. ๐Ÿˆ http://bit.ly/2waRojQ

Mon, Feb 24, 2020

Mad Swede is planning on opening a beer hall in Downtown Boise. In recent years, we have also seen Barbarian and Edge bring their brews to Downtown Boise. ๐Ÿป http://bit.ly/32mp5uZ

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Police have found the person responsible for the downtown parking garage fiasco. http://bit.ly/37Mc5jd

Thu, Feb 20, 2020

Russian Olive Trees, an invasive species, are being cut down along the Boise River at Barber Park. ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿช“ http://bit.ly/2v6mtFh

Mon, Feb 17, 2020

This video made some rounds over the weekend showing a mustang crashing under a truck and pulling it around a downtown Boise parking garage. Warning - there is some crude language. ๐Ÿš˜๐Ÿ’ฅ http://bit.ly/322YWRy

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

A new Flying Pie location is being built out at the corner of Overland and Five Mile. ๐Ÿ•

Thu, Feb 13, 2020

Looking for a romantic activity to do on Valentines Day? The Jolly Trolley is offering carriage rides, $20/each, at the Village in Meridian. ๐Ÿด๐Ÿ’• http://bit.ly/2P7Yr3F

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

These newly scheduled concerts coming to Outlaw Field THIS summer: Ben Harper, The Australian Pink Floyd, and Ween. โ˜€๏ธhttp://bit.ly/38tKNzu

Tue, Feb 11, 2020

Concordia University, based in Portland, Oregon, is closing their doors. This brings into question what will happen to the satellite campus in Boise that teaches law. The Boise branch is looking for affiliation with another institution to keep their doors open. http://bit.ly/2voBlyF

Mon, Feb 10, 2020

Did you know there is an annual undies run in Downtown Boise? Last Saturday was the 7th Annual Cupid Undies Run. Luckily, it wasn't as cold as it could have been as we had higher than normal temperatures. http://bit.ly/2tJTkyT

Fri, Feb 07, 2020

Have you always wanted your very own fallout shelter in the Boise area! Well, you're in luck! One is for sell. http://bit.ly/3885Gjv

Thu, Feb 06, 2020

Treefort music festival has announced their 500+ band 2020 lineup! ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿฐ http://bit.ly/39f3I0N

Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Boise is following Meridian's example and are working towards getting holding cell phones while driving to be illegal. All you need to know here - http://bit.ly/36XJ3gh

Tue, Feb 04, 2020

Oh no! ๐Ÿ˜ฑ Idaho has been included in a top 10 list of rudest drivers in the US!. ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿšฆ๐Ÿš“ http://bit.ly/37V1HXg

Mon, Feb 03, 2020

The movement to build a new baseball stadium in Boise is still alive - http://bit.ly/2SeYaMR

Sun, Feb 02, 2020

Happy Groundhog Day! Looks like we are going to get an early spring! โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฃhttp://bit.ly/2Saqct0

Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Vertical View Climbing Gym is set to have their Grand Opening today at 4:00pm. Festivities will include ribbon cutting ceremony, food trucks, screen printing, raffle giveaways, local vendors, photo booth, and gym tours. ๐Ÿง—โ€โ™‚๏ธ๐ŸŽ‰

Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Are you looking to have your children attend a charter school? Enrollment for lotteries are open right now for Compass, Elevate, Heritage, Legacy, Project Impact, Rolling Hills, and Sage International. Falcon Ridge Charter lottery opens December 13th.

Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Local home fixer-upper super stars, the Boise Boys, announced a new show and are looking for some families! ๐Ÿš๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Want to have your 15-minutes of fame? Follow this link to an article for more info and a link to sign up - http://bit.ly/2RXGWU4

Tue, Jan 28, 2020

Local new-burger chain Good Burger is set to go gangbusters over the next 8 years as they plan on opening up 50 restaurants. Good burgers and good beer. ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿบhttp://bit.ly/37Br5Bi

Mon, Jan 27, 2020

There is certainly a ton of construction going on off the I-84 around Meridian. ๐Ÿšง๐Ÿ—๐Ÿšœ Check out this article for updates on Eagle View Landing (ICCU's new office complex), ISU, Vertical View Climbing Gym, Ten Mile Crossing (where Paylocity building is), and Amazon - http://bit.ly/2O3Aj1f

Thu, Jan 23, 2020

A bill is moving through Idaho State Legislature that will end Daylight Savings in Idaho if it becomes law.โ˜€๏ธโฐ http://bit.ly/2NWcEzT

Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Always keep an eye out for potential scams - a Boise lady almost spent $3k on a tele-scammer. Beware of phone numbers you don't recognize, people claiming to be from IRS or another federal agency, recorded messages, and people asking to send gift cards. Oh, and poor Nigerian prince's. ๐Ÿคด๐Ÿป http://bit.ly/36cXg8A

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Calling all Nickelback fans! Nickelback is headed to the Ford Idaho Center this September and tickets to the concert go on sale this Thursday. http://bit.ly/2Gagcdx

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

New restaurants and entertainment are planned for Downtown Boise this year where the Old Spaghetti Factory location is, including a coffee house and bowling. http://bit.ly/30tKLnL

Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Kids Fair is coming February 29th to Expo Idaho and will feature characters from PJ Masks - http://bit.ly/2FRAjwP

Tue, Jan 14, 2020

The Grand Opening for Vertical View Gym is set for Friday, January 31st from 4pm to 11pm. ๐ŸŽ‰There will be a 3-day Grand Opening celebration over that same weekend. Come ready to climb!

Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Boise's new mayor is looking to take a page straight from Meridian's playbook and is looking into creating new hands-free driving laws. http://bit.ly/30mUcFM

Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Meridian has published their comprehensive plan for the future of the rapidly growing city - http://bit.ly/30gYFcS

Fri, Jan 10, 2020

There is a winter weather advisory for the Treasure Valley over the next couple of days. We are expected to see 1 to 3 inches of snow in the valley and even more in the mountains. โ…

Wed, Jan 08, 2020

Boise swore in new mayor Lauren McLean yesterday - http://bit.ly/2QAi1q7

Tue, Jan 07, 2020

BSU Albertsons Stadium is set to get a well deserved facelift on the East side of the facility. ๐Ÿˆ๐ŸŸ http://bit.ly/2QZx5MY

Mon, Jan 06, 2020

Happy New Year, 2020! With the new year comes new Idaho State laws. One law that impacts majority of Idahoans is that Idaho will now mandate insurance in order to register your vehicle in Idaho. Not to worry though, if you have main stream insurance, the state will get the verification they need directly from the insurer. Otherwise, expect to receive a letter in the mail informing you of actions required to be in compliance. http://bit.ly/39Dz3eu

Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Yet another Boise is a hot housing market analysis! http://bit.ly/2Pgy4sz

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

You may have noticed free parking at some of the downtown Boise parking garages since Thanksgiving. It looks like was due to a systems issue and the free-parking-paluza will soon come to an end... https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/boise/article238209464.html

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation Bike Park is now open in north Boise. ๐Ÿšต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ http://bit.ly/36g0msW

Mon, Dec 09, 2019

Boise State Football will be playing Washington at this year's Las Vegas Bowl. The game is on December 21st. Undoubtedly, this game will get some extra attention as it is former BSU head coach and current Washington's head coast Chris Peterson's last game as a college football coach before he retires. https://lvbowl.com/

Wed, Dec 04, 2019

Runoff election results are in for Boise and Caldwell- http://bit.ly/34M4DUB

Tue, Dec 03, 2019

If you aren't already watching the Holiday Season Status What page, be sure to take a look and start watching as Holiday events are lighting up throughout the Treasure Valley. https://statuswhat.com/projects/holiday-season

Mon, Dec 02, 2019

The Boise Mayoral Run-off election is tomorrow. Listen to the candidates last minute arguments https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/one-last-conversation-bieter-mclean-special-runoff-election#stream/0

Sat, Nov 30, 2019

Shop local today and support your local stores. Downtown Boise: http://bit.ly/2Rcg5oJ ; Caldwell: http://bit.ly/2L3SYZx ; and Nampa.

Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mon, Nov 25, 2019

It's gettin' cold out there! Which, coincidently, means there is an uptick in chicken coop fires. ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ“ http://bit.ly/33iNsIS

Thu, Nov 21, 2019

Snow is expected next Wednesday. Make sure your tires are ready for winter weather and safe driving over Thanksgiving weekend.

Wed, Nov 20, 2019

Smart Foodservice's The Warehouse Food Store in Meridian has its grand opening scheduled for Saturday, November 23rd. It will be open from 6am to 6pm. http://bit.ly/2QEmJna

Tue, Nov 19, 2019

The Idaho 1,000,000 Raffle is open to purchase raffle tickets. There will be 1 guaranteed grand prize winner with a 1:250,000 chance to win it! http://bit.ly/2Orc38J

Mon, Nov 18, 2019

The Hungry Onion in Meridian is closing shop December 28th after being around since the 60s due to decreased business. http://bit.ly/341U7rN

Thu, Nov 14, 2019

KISS is coming to Boise for their End of the Road tour on September 22, 2020. Tickets go on sale November 22nd at 10am. http://bit.ly/2KqStse

Wed, Nov 13, 2019

Cirque du Soleil adds an extra show due to high demand. http://bit.ly/33LvAqN

Tue, Nov 12, 2019

The angst in the Treasure Valley felt towards incoming Californians made an appearance in the LA Times recently. https://lat.ms/2q6ZSWB

Mon, Nov 11, 2019

The Safari Inn in Downtown Boise has officially closed its doors. Part of the old hotel is slated to possibly become apartments. It remains to be seen what might become of the other half where the pool and reception are.

Sun, Nov 10, 2019

Jensen Jewelers is now open at the Village in Meridian - http://bit.ly/2K8fNe2

Thu, Nov 07, 2019

11k Sparklight (formerly CableOne) customers are without cable after a line was cut in Boise. http://bit.ly/2rjhezG

Wed, Nov 06, 2019

Boise will hold a run-off election December 3rd between Dave Bieter and Lauren McLean...

Tue, Nov 05, 2019

For election results throughout the state of Idaho, check out http://bit.ly/2JSAo67

Mon, Nov 04, 2019

Cher is coming to Nampa April 2020 - http://bit.ly/2WG54wz

Sat, Nov 02, 2019

Jerry Seinfeld is coming to Boise in January. Tickets are currently sold out - but keep an eye out and you may get lucky. https://www.morrisoncenter.com/events/detail/jerry-seinfeld

Thu, Oct 31, 2019

Happy Halloween! Please remember to drive safe around neighborhoods.

Wed, Oct 30, 2019

For those that live in Meridian, extra leave removal begins Monday Nov 4th. See this page for rules - https://meridiancity.org/environmental/grass?fbclid=IwAR1zHw2uyV47ddNDUrnZx2-DFhby30NKt_09x8PHq8tNaS5_K-kaX9Ku5sQ

Tue, Oct 29, 2019

Cirque du Soleil is coming to Boise late February. Find tickets here https://www.ticketsales.com/taco-bell-arena/19619/Cirque+du+Soleil+Ovo

Mon, Oct 28, 2019

Wednesday is the last day of Farmstead for the 2019 season. https://www.farmsteadfestival.com/calendar

Thu, Oct 24, 2019

The Moppet Tog sale starts today and ends Saturday. http://www.moppettogs.com/?page_id=204

Fri, Oct 18, 2019

Chip Cookie's location at the Village is set to have it's grand opening tomorrow!

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Some strange reportings have been occurring at Ann Morrison park over the last day. Yesterday gun shots were reported but police were unable to confirm if shots actually occurred and this morning a man was found dead. The two instances are not believed to be linked. https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/man-found-dead-ann-morrison-park-boise/277-149922c5-c40b-44ef-8fb6-819a0ee7914f

Wed, Oct 16, 2019

Trader Joe's in Meridian opens tomorrow. A ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 8:30am.

Tue, Oct 15, 2019

As winter weather is approaching, don't forget to check the tread on your tires and make sure they are safe for wet, slippery conditions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvK2_2hGygw

Mon, Oct 14, 2019

Meridian has once again been named as one of the fastest growing cities in the US - https://wallethub.com/edu/fastest-growing-cities/7010//

Fri, Oct 11, 2019

ICYMI - Aaron Paul held a scavenger hunt downtown earlier this week and was on Jimmy Kimmel to talk about the experience -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7Zqm9ES2As

Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Thursday morning's low temperature of 23 degrees broke a 34 year record for lowest October temperature. About 20 degrees below normal. Don't worry though, temperatures are set to go back up. ๐ŸŒค

Tue, Oct 08, 2019

Trader Joe's in Meridian is opening next week! https://statuswhat.com/projects/trader-joes-in-meridian

Mon, Oct 07, 2019

The Stil is planning a new location on the Bench - https://boisedev.com/news/2019/10/02/the-stil-plans-another-location-on-boise-bench-on-old-car-wash-site/

Thu, Oct 03, 2019

Tomorrow is Taco Day and you can find some delicious deals here - https://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article235727022.html

Wed, Oct 02, 2019

Looking for a 90's flashback? Pauly Shore will be doing standup at Liquid this weekend: https://liquidboise.com/events?controller=event&task=detail&eventId=2032

Tue, Oct 01, 2019

The new Edge Brewery location in downtown Boise is now open for business!

Mon, Sep 30, 2019

The always interesting Boise Transplant top 10 things to be aware of list: https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/boise/article235275187.html

Sun, Sep 29, 2019

The month of October has plenty of things to do around the Treasure Valley - https://www.idahostatesman.com/living/article235147332.html?fbclid=IwAR3f8Whi21zcUz_pSijOvFYliLG4S_0QnV8yRqjgzvGB7D3celDtYwI5G9M

Wed, Sep 25, 2019

Breaking Bad movie 'El Camino' is coming to Netflix October 11th. But, according to star, and Idaho native, Aaron Paul, you can watch it beforehand at the Egyptian Theatre. Screening date and time tbd. https://www.ktvb.com/article/entertainment/aaron-paul-breaking-bad-el-camino-movie-boise-screening/277-16d5a4d0-4cde-4649-8e2a-fc8adf066a0b

Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Curious as to what the interior of the proposed Boise Library would look like? Look at concept art here - https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/boise/article234702557.html

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Good Burger on Eagle St just North of I84 is now open for business. https://itsagoodburger.com/

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

MotivePower is closing it's Boise office and centralizing operations in Pennsylvania - https://idahonews.com/news/local/motivepower-closing-boise-office-moving-to-pennsylvania

Mon, Sep 16, 2019

Farmstead is opening this Friday at its new location off of Eagle street in Kuna. Follow https://statuswhat.com/projects/farmstead to keep up to date.

Fri, Sep 13, 2019

Today is the Scentsy Rockathon. It culminates with a firework show (one of Idaho's largest of the year) at 9pm. https://scentsyrockathon.com/

Wed, Sep 11, 2019

The Trans Siberian Orchestra is performing in Boise November 21st. Tickets go on sale this Friday. https://www.tacobellarena.com/events/detail/trans-siberian-orchestra

Tue, Sep 10, 2019

Interested in providing feedback to Boise State University's master plan? A public meeting will be held September 14 at 10:00 a.m. in the Hatch Ballroom to discuss items such as the baseball stadium, a new parking garage, and making University Drive only accessible to pedestrians.

Mon, Sep 09, 2019

Fan of Octoberfest? Then you know events traditionally take place starting in September. Here is a list of Octoberfest events throughout Idaho. https://www.funtober.com/oktoberfest/idaho/ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿบ

Fri, Sep 06, 2019

BSU Football vs Marshall (live right now), Art in the Park, and the 4th Annual Bacon and Beer Festival (tomorrow) are all this weekend. https://www.boise.org/events/?event=30388838

Thu, Sep 05, 2019

Art in the Park is this weekend, starting tomorrow. Located at Julia Davis Park, this event is a highlight of the year. Not only is there art for sale, but activities for the kids and a whole bunch of food trucks! http://www.boiseartmuseum.org/art-in-the-park/

Tue, Sep 03, 2019

BSU Football is number 24 in both the Coaches and AP poll! In other area news, Black Box VR, a virtual reality gym, is now open in Downtown Boise. https://www.blackbox-vr.com/black-box-vr-now-open-in-boise-idaho/

Mon, Sep 02, 2019

Happy Labor Day! Today is the last official day of the Boise River float season.

Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Tomorrow's BSU Football game opener has been moved to Tallahassee due to hurricane Dorian. The game will start at 10am Mountain time and can be watched on ESPNews - https://www.cbssports.com/college-football/gametracker/preview/NCAAF_20190831_BOISE@FSU/

Wed, Aug 28, 2019

Tonight is the last Alive After Five of the season in downtown Boise. Tonights headliner is Hillstomp - https://downtownboise.org/events/alive-after-five/hillstomp

Tue, Aug 27, 2019

The Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic kicks off tomorrow with Kids Day. For a full schedule of events, see https://spiritofboise.com/spirit-of-boise-balloon-classic-2019/

Mon, Aug 26, 2019

Now that school is back in full swing, schools are reminding drivers to obey the school bus traffic laws. In short, if the road is 3 lanes or less, you need to stop when you see the bus stop sign go out, this goes for vehicles driving in same or opposite directions of the school bus. If the road is 4 or more lanes, then only traffic moving in same direction as the bus must stop. Please follow these rules and keep our kids safe! ๐ŸšŒ๐Ÿ›‘

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Live near Harris Ranch or have a hankering for food truck goodness? The Switchback is a food truck park near Harris Ranch and provides some additional food options very much needed for the area. https://www.switchbackboise.com ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿšš

Wed, Aug 21, 2019

A strong wind advisory warning has gone out for starting at 9pm tonight. Make sure you don't have anything outside that is prone to getting caught up in the wind! ๐ŸŒฌโ›ฑ

Tue, Aug 20, 2019

Boise State Football has missed out on the initial AP top 25 programs as well as did Florida State. Surprisingly, the opener will be against two unranked teams... No matter, BSU will crack the top 25 in no time! ๐Ÿˆ

Mon, Aug 19, 2019

Edge Brewery, a local favorite for its delicious beer and food, is planning on opening a second location in Downtown Boise this fall. Track the status here - https://statuswhat.com/projects/edge-brewery-downtown-location

Sun, Aug 18, 2019

It's about that time of year again - a warning has gone out to be aware of Algae blooms around Lake Lowell. Please use caution for yourselves and your pets while recreating around Lake Lowell and avoid the toxic algae.

Fri, Aug 16, 2019

The Library project has hit another snag today as the county clerk rejected the ballot measure and Mayor Bieter had delayed due to high estimated costs.

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

There are PLENTY of things to do this weekend! https://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article234045137.html

Tue, Aug 13, 2019

Want to live in a castle but not move out of the Treasure Valley? The Kuna Castle is back on the market. ๐Ÿฐhttps://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/growing-idaho/kuna-castle-listed-last-year-is-back-on-the-market-for-15-million/277-7237e1e2-636c-4c95-86b9-52d44cb0c71e

Mon, Aug 12, 2019

A cook your own meat Korean BBQ restaurant is set to open in the coming weeks. Magnificent Garden will let your grill your own delicious Korean marinated meats by the end of this month. ๐Ÿฅฉhttps://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article233798907.html

Fri, Aug 09, 2019

After a couple days of bad publicity, Albertson's has dropped a lawsuit that was going after local mom-and-pop bakery and growler shops that were in the same center as an Albertson's off of Overland and which Albertson's claimed to be competition - which violated their lease agreement. https://idahonews.com/news/local/albertsons-drops-lawsuit-against-boise-area-bakery-growler-business

Wed, Aug 07, 2019

In response to a request by Idaho Native American tribes, Boise High will be changing their mascot from the Indian themed 'Braves' to a non-Indian theme 'Brave.'

Mon, Aug 05, 2019

College football season is just around the corner. Take a look at Boise State's new uniforms and get excited! ๐Ÿˆhttps://www.idahostatesman.com/sports/college/mountain-west/boise-state-university/boise-state-football/article233540112.html

Fri, Aug 02, 2019

Anthony's Restaurants, headquartered in the Seattle Washington area, is planning on opening a location in Downtown Boise at Simplot Headquarters. https://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article233344082.html

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

If you were in Boise today you may have noticed all of the smoke. Here is some details on the fire near Lucky Peak https://www.kivitv.com/news/crews-battling-fire-near-lucky-peak

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

This one is for those newer to the Boise area. The first Thursday of every month is... well... First Thursday! And, tomorrow is the first Thursday of August ๐Ÿ˜ŽEvent info here: https://downtownboise.org/events/first-thursday

Tue, Jul 30, 2019

Dog Island has arrived in Boise! Ann Morrison park opened Dog Island today. Did you know Boise has the most dog parks per capita compared to any other major city in the USA AND that Idaho has the highest percentage of dog ownership than any other state? The more you know. ๐Ÿค“ https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/boise/article232777837.html

Mon, Jul 29, 2019

Police throughout Idaho are ramping up patrols in an effort to reduce 'aggressive driving' during what is called the 100 deadliest days of Summer, which is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Aggressive driving can be speeding, tailgating, and weaving in and out of traffic. Please be careful and safe on Idaho roads this summer! ๐Ÿš—

Fri, Jul 26, 2019

Tomorrow is the grand opening of Discovery Park in south Meridian (off of Lake Hazel between Eagle and Locus Grove) and there will be special opening day festivities from 11am to 2pm.

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

Do you have kids that run around your house like wild animals? Well, this Saturday you can have them run around the Zoo with a bunch of real animals. Register for the Zoo Boise Run Wild event at https://zooboise.org/events/events-home/run-wild/

Wed, Jul 24, 2019

Eagle is going to ramp up some improvements starting later this month and early August. Check them out at https://idahonews.com/news/local/multiple-improvement-projects-to-start-in-eagle

Tue, Jul 23, 2019

Ever get the urge to try out a new food truck? 5th and State in Downtown Boise is where the local food trucks hang out during lunch time on weekdays. ๐ŸŒฏ๐Ÿšš

Mon, Jul 22, 2019

Idaho is maintaining a strong job market and low unemployment - 19 consecutive months of less than 3% unemployment! https://idahonews.com/news/local/idahos-unemployment-rate-stays-under-3-mark

Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Are you headed to the Garth Brooks concert today or tomorrow and want to know where to park, what to bring, what to not bring, etc? Here is the concert guide for the event: https://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article232741262.html

Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Mo Bettahs, a Hawaiian restaurant chain with locations in Utah, is opening it'd first Idaho location in Meridian. Its grand opening is tomorrow! https://mobettahs.com/locations/

Wed, Jul 17, 2019

The Gorongosa National Park expansion at Zoo Boise has its grand opening today! ๐Ÿฆ

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The STIL is celebrating 2 years of business with a pretty sweet giveaway - 2 lucky winners will get a year of ice cream, yum! https://www.facebook.com/ilovethestil/photos/a.1631991920429615/2056875074607962/?type=3&comment_id=2057035997925203

Mon, Jul 15, 2019

The Boise area may be growing, but Boise's crime rate has hit a 25 year low!

Sun, Jul 14, 2019

Charming Charlie is going out of business and locations, such as the one at the Village in Meridian, are closing by end of August.

Sat, Jul 13, 2019

eScooters are coming back to the City of Meridian - https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/local/community/west-ada/article232495187.html

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Tomorrow is National French Fry Day. Today, Simplot is giving away free fries at Jump (http://www.simplot.com/news/free_fries_2019) and tomorrow local restaurants, such as Shari's and Goodburger, along with many fast food chains are offering their own fry deals.

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

90 degree weather expected for the next 7 days - floating the Boise River is sounding like a great way to cool off!

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Love wine paired with awesome food? Check out these Idaho restaurants that won Wine Spectator awards (6 are in the Boise area!) https://www.idahostatesman.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/words-deeds/article232511817.html ๐Ÿท

Tue, Jul 09, 2019

The BLM is holding a public hearing for proposed fuel breaks (wild fire management) today at the Red Lion near downtown Boise from 5 - 7pm. https://www.postregister.com/news/local/blm-sets-public-hearings-on-proposed-fuel-breaks/article_2cee40d0-63b9-54d1-b286-40319fff692b.html

Mon, Jul 08, 2019

Today we are stepping away from local updates to give a huge shout out to the USA Women's Soccer Team for yesterday's 2019 World Cup Championship VICTORY!!! ๐Ÿฅ…โšฝ๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

Sun, Jul 07, 2019

On July 25th, Boise will cut the ribbon on the brand new phase two of Boise Whitewater Park on the Boise River.

Fri, Jul 05, 2019

Wild flowers in bloom - find out where here https://www.idahostatesman.com/outdoors/hiking/article232249217.html

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

Happy 4th of July!

Wed, Jul 03, 2019

Here is an interesting one - PETA is asking the City of Caldwell to change the name of Chicken Dinner Road. More of the story can be found here - https://idahonews.com/news/local/peta-asks-caldwell-mayor-to-rename-chicken-dinner-road

Tue, Jul 02, 2019

Boise River 2019 Floating Season officially opened today! See the Ada County Parks and Waterways website for more details - https://adacounty.id.gov/parksandwaterways/float-the-boise-river/

Mon, Jul 01, 2019

Today is the first day of the new move over traffic law. If you are passing police, construction workers, tow-trucks, etc that are are on the side of the street, you must move over a lane, if possible, to avoid a citation.

Sun, Jun 30, 2019

Firework stands are now open across the valley. Be safe! Idaho was recently ranked in the top 10 most dangerous states for the 4th of July with firework caused fires being a major contributor to the ranking.

Sat, Jun 29, 2019

The City of Boise is holding a Plastics Challenge for the month of July in an effort to reduce the amount of single use plastics. Check out more details here https://www.cityofboise.org/departments/public-works/curb-it/plastics-challenge/#challenge

Fri, Jun 28, 2019

Boise River float season is getting closer and closer! Make sure to follow https://statuswhat.com/projects/boise-river-floating-season to be updated when the status whaaaaat turns to FLOAT! ๐Ÿšฃโ€โ™€๏ธ

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Be prepared for traffic to increase even more through downtown tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday. The X-Games will be going on during this time around Americana and also a good chunk of Idaho St is under construction.

Wed, Jun 26, 2019

The BLM is preparing for fire season and has been clearing fire break paths and planting fire resistant plants between Boise and Mountain Home.

Tue, Jun 25, 2019

According to recent research conducted by Allstate Insurance, Boise is the 2nd safest city in the USA to drive in. Great job Boise drivers!

Mon, Jun 24, 2019

Boise's Rhodes Skate Park will once again hold X-Game qualifiers. You can catch the action this Friday and Saturday - https://xgames.cityofboise.org/

Sun, Jun 23, 2019

Heron Park, Garden City's only park on the Boise River, has completed a revamp. Check out some of the concrete work done by PETRA - https://petrainc.net/projectsdisplay/heron-park/

Sat, Jun 22, 2019

The Boise Water Lantern Festival is tonight at 6:30 at Julia Davis Park.

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

Tomorrow is the Dairy Days Parade in Downtown Meridian, from 6 - 9:30 pm.

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Burrr... It's cold out there today. โ›„๏ธ Forecast shows we will be getting back up into the 80's by Sunday. Saturday looks to be mostly sunny and in the mid to upper 70s. โ›ณ๏ธ

Wed, Jun 19, 2019

A public hearing for the Downtown Boise library will be held June 25th at 6pm to discuss the vote-to-vote initiative or the possibility of putting the measure straight to ballot. For more info, visit https://courbanize.com/projects/boise-library-campus/updates/27376?utm_campaign=update&utm_medium=email&utm_source=sendgrid

Tue, Jun 18, 2019

Black Box VR is sets eyes on opening a Virtual Reality gym in Downtown Boise.

Mon, Jun 17, 2019

The Cloverdale overpass is expected to open today, construction is still being done so limited lanes will be open. It has been about a year and a day since the crash on 84 and the Cloverdale bridge.

Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Happy Fatherโ€™s Day to all of the Treasure Valley Dads ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ

Sat, Jun 15, 2019

Boise is celebrating World Refugee Day today at the Grove. https://idahonews.com/news/local/boise-celebrating-world-refugee-day-saturday-at-the-grove-plaza

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

Tomorrow at Kleiner Park in Meridian (next to the Village) is the 18th annual Wing-Off. For more info, go to https://www.wing-off.com/

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

Zamzow's 13th store opened in Emmett today. All 13 Zamzow locations will be offering 13% savings through Saturday.

Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Texas Billionaire Wilks brothers have blocked another public access road, National Forest Road 645, that crosses their land north of Boise.

Tue, Jun 11, 2019

The Emmett Cherry Festival is this weekend. More details here: http://www.emmettcherryfestival.com/

Mon, Jun 10, 2019

Golden Nugget CBD will be opening a location in Meridian. They are currently located at a kiosk in the mall; however; they will be closing up shop there and are looking to open up another shop in Boise near the mall. https://www.idahostatejournal.com/news/local/cbd-oil-company-to-open-storefront-business-in-meridian/article_e1689c30-e1b5-5b28-ae8a-8103cc4ea056.html

Sun, Jun 09, 2019

Getting tired of hitting up the same ol' places to eat? Eater.com lists 25 of the Boise area's most scrumptious restaurants. Surely, there will be some new places for your taste buds to try out! https://www.eater.com/maps/best-restaurants-boise-idaho

Fri, Jun 07, 2019

Tomorrow at Zoo Daze you can feed the butterflies! https://m.facebook.com/events/447847862655557?ti=ia

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Police are looking for a man that jumped into the Boise river two days ago. Reminder, Boise River flow is still at high levels right now and can be dangerous.

Wed, Jun 05, 2019

Boise is taking new steps this year to keep swimming ponds clean during summer. https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/post/keeping-boise-swimming-ponds-clean#stream/0

Tue, Jun 04, 2019

Boise State University is looking to build their own baseball stadium near campus. They have previously been working with the city and with the Hawks to build a joint stadium downtown.

Mon, Jun 03, 2019

Boise State Football fan? Guess what? You can buy a 1 square foot piece of the smurf turf to add to your very own BSU collection! https://www.idahostatesman.com/sports/college/mountain-west/boise-state-university/boise-state-football/article231117128.html

Sun, Jun 02, 2019

For a little bit of randomness on a Sunday, check out Outpost Days in Murphy Idaho today. http://owyheemuseum.org/outpost-days

Sat, Jun 01, 2019

Tomorrow is the Art & Roses event at Julia Davis. A portion of the proceeds will go the Rose Garden. https://www.facebook.com/events/1070376413161518/

Fri, May 31, 2019

Looking for something to do tonight with the family? Head over to the Summer Reading Kickoff at Settlers Park in Meridian from 5 - 9pm. https://www.mld.org/summer-reading-kickoff-0

Thu, May 30, 2019

Don't forget, Garth Brooks concert tickets go on sell tomorrow at 10am on ticketmaster.com.

Wed, May 29, 2019

A black bear was spotted in Boise today. But, don't get too worried! It has roamed back into the foothills. More on the story here: https://idahonews.com/news/local/bear-reportedly-roaming-around-boise-neighborhood-near-highway-21

Tue, May 28, 2019

Looking for affordable living? There is a new community being built out of shipping containers in the Boise area. More info here https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/growing-idaho/affordable-shipping-container-homes-in-boise-offer-a-new-beginning-for-those-struggling-with-housing/277-e13562fc-79fd-42b0-8aa7-1e684928d6e9

Mon, May 27, 2019

Have a fantastic Memorial Day and thank you to all of those that have fought for this country.

Sat, May 25, 2019

The Hook and Reel restaurant on the corner of Eagle and Fairview in Meridian just put up its signage. For more information on when it opens, watch the Hook and Reel here: https://statuswhat.com/projects/hook-and-reel-restaurant

Fri, May 24, 2019

Memorial weekend is expected to have increased weekend road travelers than previous years (nationwide). Please be safe on the roads and enjoy the long weekend!

Thu, May 23, 2019

Garth Brooks announced he is doing an additional show at Albertsons Stadium, July 19 at 7 p.m.! Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 31 at 10 a.m.

Wed, May 22, 2019

The clouds separated long enough today to see new snow at Bogus Basin! Does that mean it's ski time? โ›ทUnfortunately, Bogus Basin Resort is closed for the season. https://bogusbasin.org/the-mountain/overview/conditions-webcams/

Wed, May 22, 2019

Canyon County voters have rejected new plans for a new jail.

Tue, May 21, 2019

Rain is now on the forecast into next week. Friendly reminder to turn off your sprinklers to avoid over-watering. ๐ŸŒง

Sun, May 19, 2019

Did you know Boise has a Carnegie Library? Ednetics, a local Boise based company, purchase the building and will use a portion for office space. Visit it today and experience a local historical treasure - https://goo.gl/maps/n5hhJNmmbZdfyzoKA

Sat, May 18, 2019

Ramapong will officially open in Downtown Boise Monday, but you can a sneak tasting and ping-pong fun today! 204 N Capitol Blvd Suite 10, Boise, ID 83702

Fri, May 17, 2019

Garth Brooks concert is sold out. Took less than an hour.

Fri, May 17, 2019

May showers bring June flowers? Rain in the forecast for the next 7 days.

Thu, May 16, 2019

Army Corp of Engineers is reducing Boise River flow through Boise by 500 cubic feet per second today

Wed, May 15, 2019

Notice white puffs flying through the air? Cottonwood season is upon us.

Tue, May 14, 2019

The entrance to Kathryn Albertson's park was vandalized over the weekend and is being cleaned up today. Please contact the Boise police department at 208-377-6790 if you have any information about this incident.

Sun, May 12, 2019

Roaring Springs waterpark is now open for the season https://www.roaringsprings.com/

Sat, May 11, 2019

The snow is almost all the way melted from the Boise Foothills. Time to plant your vegetable gardens!

Sat, May 11, 2019

The snow is almost all the way melted from the Boise Foothills. Time to plant your vegetable gardens!

Fri, May 10, 2019

Video Memories, Boiseโ€™s last video rental store, will be closing shop June 12th.

Thu, May 09, 2019

The Red Lion hotel near downtown is getting a makeover and will become a Delta by Marriott.

Wed, May 08, 2019

Garth Brooks is coming to Boise to play at Albertsons Stadium July 20th, 2019. More details here: https://theboot.com/garth-brooks-boise-idaho-stadium-tour-2019/

Tue, May 07, 2019

Spotted off of Victory between Eagle and Lake Hazel, the farm land now has a for sale sign.

Mon, May 06, 2019

Traffic Jam! There's a house in the middle of the road... ๐Ÿš๐Ÿ›ฃhttps://www.idahostatesman.com/news/business/article230083809.html