34th Street Market is slated to open along the Boise River Greenbelt with food trucks, beer and wine. It's part of an outdoor restaurant and bar stretch including Joe's Crab Shack, Sandbar Patio Bar, The Yardarm, Telaya Wine Co. and Caffe Luciano's.
Chip Cookies, which specializes in cookie delivery orders at night, has opened a new store at 501 W. Main St. in Downtown Boise. A late-night food option at for customers at Downtown bars, Chip is in the former Addie's restaurant spot.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Boise, Idaho, ice cream man Scary Larry, who drove a blue truck playing "Turkey in the Straw" over the speakers, died Monday in Spokane. He was 75. Larry Pickler was known not only for selling ice cream, but for giving it away.
Steely Dan and the Doobie Brothers in concert, Gingerfest, World Village Fest with Ozomatli, comedian Kevin Hart and beer events at 10 Barrel and County Line breweries highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho.
Designed to promote the growing Boise, Idaho, brewery scene, new local beer app Boise Ale Trail is free at Google Play and the iOS App Store. With maps and brewery information, it's the first product from Idaho Beer Adventures.
Sixteen Idaho breweries won medals over the weekend at the 22nd annual North American Beer Awards in Idaho Falls. Top finishers included Barbarian Brewing of Garden City, and 10 Barrel Brewing Co. and The Ram of Boise.
Firenza Pizza, a Virginia restaurant chain, plans to open a Downtown Boise location at 999 W. Main St. on the southeast corner of the One Capital Center. Diners will order 10-inch pizzas that include nearly 40 topping choices.
Heavy rock bands Godsmack, Shinedown and Asking Alexandria will perform a concert Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Taco Bell Arena in Boise. Tickets go on sale June 8 at Ticketmaster. Prices were not immediately available.
Treasure Valley Skate opens June 1 at 4712 W. State St. in Boise, Idaho. The new skating center is in the former 20th Century Lanes bowling alley. The area's other longtime rink, Nampa RollerDrome, remains in business in Canyon County.
Music on the Water featuring Built To Spill at Esther Simplot Park, the Greek Food Festival, comedian Pauly Shore at Liquid Laughs, and the Art & Roses sale at Julia Davis Park highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho.
The Residence Inn by Marriott recently opened a roof deck patio bar to the public. Situated on the third floor of the hotel, it's one of the few rooftop patios in Downtown Boise. Amenities include fireplaces, fire pits and — soon — live music.
Morning radio host Mike Kasper is no longer on the air at Mix 106 FM. His contract was bought out, he posted on Facebook. Boise listeners remember the longtime Idaho FM personality paired with Kate McGwire on “Mike & Kate in the Morning."
Summer concert season has arrived in Boise. Whether you're looking for concerts in the city or road trips in the Idaho mountains, there are tons of festivals and shows. Here's a list of outdoor music with links to information and tickets.
A Ray LaMontagne and Neko Case concert at Memorial Stadium, bar gigs from Y La Bamba and Jeff Crosby, the Anime Oasis EX convention in Downtown Boise, and bargains at Sockeye Brewing and Boise Brewing highlight weekend things to do in Boise, Idaho.