From Boise

A weekly newsletter & podcast about people, places, history, and happenings in Boise, Idaho.

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Long weekend plans

Hello hello friends! Two quick things: Next Tues May 30: From Boise's new podcast starts! The first episode is out next Tuesday afternoon, same time as the newsletter. Am I nervous? Just a lil! Next Thurs June 1: From Boise is doing a First Thursday event at Broadcast Coffee from 5-8pm. We...
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3 days ago • 6 min read

The Boise Greek Food Festival

On a rainy May morning, I went down to the Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church on Bannock Street, just off 27th in Boise’s West End. Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church on Bannock Street. I parked and walked quickly through the drizzle, down a paved driveway past the...
5 days ago • 6 min read

Shakespeare fest, fun shows & spring weekend things

Shakespeare Fest starts next Friday Next Fri May 26: The 2023 Idaho Shakespeare Festival season kicks off next week! If you've never been, it's an outdoor theatre performance. Enjoy the show & a picnic in a gorgeous setting. It's so fun. Get your tix while you can because these do sell out....
10 days ago • 5 min read

Moving the synagogue

In partnership with Idaho Public Television Idaho Public Television’s newest createid story asks the question, “Can art heal a community?” The City of Boise could have covered over the swastikas that were graffitied on the wall of a tunnel leading to the nation’s only memorial to Anne Frank. What...
12 days ago • 10 min read

Celebrate mom, climb a tree, free dance performance & moreee

In partnership with Savor Idaho Savor Idaho is in one month! Don’t miss your chance to taste wine and cider from across Idaho while enjoying the beautiful Idaho Botanical Garden. In addition to unlimited tastings, enjoy live music, local food trucks and vendor exhibits. You can also bring your...
17 days ago • 7 min read

Go climb a tree

I'll tell you what it's not – it's not an adrenaline activity. It's not a zipline. It's more… more contemplative.” David Anderson wants you to climb a tree. And not just for the hell of it (though that is a totally valid reason). He wants you to climb a tree and undergo a shift in perspective,...
19 days ago • 6 min read

From Boise Podcast, Cinco de Mayo celebrations, new trail & more

In partnership with The Modern Hotel Planning your summer adventure? How about a Modern Road Trip? The Modern Hotel has two beautiful RVs that are stocked & ready for the road – and dogs are welcome! All linens, cookware, camp furniture, bathroom amenities & more are provided. When you’re done,...
24 days ago • 6 min read

Meet Game Changers Idaho

Game Changer game chang·er] noun an event, idea, or procedure that effects a significant shift in the current manner of doing or thinking about something. Do you remember the first time you played a sport? For me it was wiffle ball, then soccer, then I ran in a kids track meet. What was it for...
26 days ago • 7 min read

Vintage sale, James Castle party & mama's day prep

In partnership with The Modern Hotel Did you know that The Modern Hotel is mobile?! Modern Road Trip features two beautiful RVs that are stocked & ready for your summer adventure. The "Winnie" sleeps five in three beds & is equipped with a full kitchen, outdoor stove, solar panels, a generator &...
about 1 month ago • 6 min read

Boise wildflowers & where to find them

In partnership with Radio Boise Today is the final day of Radio Boise's Spring Radiothon! As a community radio station, Radio Boise depends on people like us to keep the lights on. We are in the home stretch: Radio Boise needs to reach its $70,000 goal by the end of TODAY. Here's how you can...
about 1 month ago • 4 min read
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