Boise Pridefest, X Games, Jacksons Country Stomp with Kip Moore, Father's Day car shows and Ballpark Brew Fest highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho. Several of the events are free, and tickets remain for all others.
Crooked Fence Brewing, which closed its brewpub in 2017, opens a taproom under new ownership this weekend in Garden City. One of the best-known breweries in Boise, Idaho, Crooked Fence will serve 3 Picket Porter, Sins of Our Fathers and more.
Donut Daze, a new restaurant serving fried chicken, doughnuts and waffles, will open June 13 at 160 N. Eighth St. in Downtown Boise. The restaurant plans to stay open late, appealing to weekend Idaho bar crowds seeking sweets.
Chow public market is slated to open June 21 at 7609 W. Overland Road in the Boise Spectrum. Restaurants include Aladdin's Egyptian Cuisine, Good Burger and Bluwave Tacos, along with tenants selling coffee, cheeses, gelato and more.
99.1 FM ESPN Boise changed formats on June 8 to "Idaho's Pure Rock, 99.1 I-Rock." The radio station now plays rock and heavy metal bands such as Linkin Park, Rage Against the Machine, Slipknot, Godsmack and Metallica.
A new book detailing the history of the American buffalo is telling the story of the last great bison hunts in the western Dakotas and efforts to restore the animals that were on the verge of extinction.
Dezmond Robertson, a 14-year-old living at Edgehill Apartments public housing, spends much of his free time riding bikes and playing with friends in the Edgehill Community Memorial Park, a wide-open green space next door.