Columns & Blogs

Words & Deeds

5 Things to Do This Weekend in Boise

Entertainment events and other things to do in Boise include Record Store Day at the Record Exchange, the relaunch of Grainey’s Basement in Old Boise, a Lil Wayne concert at the Revolution Center, a magical new Unicorn Frappuccino from Starbucks, and celebrations at Boise Bicycle Project and Bogus Basin.

Words & Deeds

8 ways to avoid feeling screwed buying concert tickets online

Concert promoters from Live Nation and Knitting Factory say that an increasing number of consumers are accidentally buying tickets to events from reseller sites, which can lead to overpaying for tickets — or not receiving tickets at all. Reseller sites do serve legitimate purposes, but not all of the sites are particularly transparent.

Videos

Michael Deeds is uncool! Statesman columnist reads his "fan" mail

Michael Deeds’ recent column, “12 uncool things about Boise” got a lot of people talking in online comments and on social media. It flew over the heads of some stony-faced Idahoans. Others enjoyed the sarcasm. Michael shares some of the best of the worst comments from around the Web.
Statesman staff
Michael Deeds is uncool! Statesman columnist reads his 1:31

Michael Deeds is uncool! Statesman columnist reads his "fan" mail

Steam Locomotive No. 844 visits Boise 3:23

Steam Locomotive No. 844 visits Boise

Watch the 'Living Legend' Union Pacific steam locomotive pull into the Boise Depot 5:33

Watch the 'Living Legend' Union Pacific steam locomotive pull into the Boise Depot

Bullet went through RV before it struck Boise police officer 0:41

Bullet went through RV before it struck Boise police officer