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ArtsBeat

A T. rex Named Sue — the biggest of its kind — roars into the Discovery Center this week

The exhibit includes a replica of the 67-million-year-old dinosaur that is at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Canyon County

New museum opens at Canyon County's Celebration Park today

Canyon Crossroads Museum is opening at Celebration Park with an exhibition about the Lakota Sioux warrior, Black Elk, who fought in numerous battles including Wounded Knee and later became a member of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West traveling show. The small museum will not keep a permanent collection, but will offer a variety of educational exhibitions.

Restaurant News

Wise Guy Pizza Pie opens in Hailey, its third Idaho location

The Hailey Wise Guy restaurant, situated in a newly constructed 3,000-square-foot building along the main drag, is the largest of the three restaurants. Wise Guy Pizza opened its first store 13 years ago in Ketchum at 406 Sun Valley Road. The Boise restaurant, 570 Main St., opened across from Pengilly’s Saloon in 2011.

Words & Deeds

5 Things to Do This Weekend in Boise

Things to do in Boise this weekend include a concert from rock band Dorothy at The Olympic, the musical “Once” at the Morrison Center, “A T. rex Named Sue” at the Discovery Center of Idaho, the grand opening of Longdrop Cider Co. and comedian Ben Kronberg at Liquid Laughs.

Food & Drink

Ada County food service inspections Dec. 27, 2016-Jan. 2, 2017

The Central District Health Department conducts annual inspections of all food-handling establishments in Ada County. Any listed item indicates items or practices out of compliance with Idaho Food Code. For details, go to cdhd.idaho.gov/EH/food/inspect.htm. The Southwest District Health Department makes similar inspections in Canyon County; its records are available at swdh.org/food-service.asp.

Videos

Edwards Greenhouse pops a little color into winter

For the fourth year, Edwards Greenhouse in Boise has defied winter and created a spring-like "pop-up park" with green grass and floral gardens. The park will be open to the public starting Friday Jan. 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and then close Sunday Jan. 29.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Edwards Greenhouse pops a little color into winter 1:30

Edwards Greenhouse pops a little color into winter

Longdrop Cider president Chris Blanchard talks about the three-bars-in-one-building concept 1:07

Longdrop Cider president Chris Blanchard talks about the three-bars-in-one-building concept

Longdrop Cider Co. opens Boise tasting room 1:17

Longdrop Cider Co. opens Boise tasting room

Piece by piece, watch this T-rex get assembled at a Boise science center 1:45

Piece by piece, watch this T-rex get assembled at a Boise science center