Alberto Contreras Jr. talks about the opening of Panaderia Coalcoman, a bakery specializing in pan dulce. Contreras also talks about their family-run butcher shop, grocery and restaurant on Fairview Avenue.
The Boise Bomb Shelter is a nuclear fallout shelter-turned-band practice space. It's the perfect place for bands who need somewhere to store equipment, practice and create. Most of it is really, really loud and — with a building like this — doesn't disturb the neighbors.
Celebrating 40 years in business, The Record Exchange is a hub of local music and creativity in Downtown Boise. You might be surprised by who you meet while thumbing through vinyl records, and the possibility for discovery can be found on every rack.
These videos provided by Stumpy's Spirits Distillery in Columbia, Illinois, show the aftermath of an incident involving the company's then-new still, built by Corson Distilling Systems of Boise. The hatch door blew open during use and the 500-gallon still erupted, covering the ceiling and floor in 180-degree mash liquid and scalding distillery owner Adam Stumpf and two pet cats. The cats later died from their burns. Stumpy's eventually sued Corson over alleged delays in providing the still and deficiencies in its construction.
Concordia Law School’s library in Downtown Boise is now a place where people who are too poor to afford a lawyer, yet don’t qualify for government assistance can find help in a time of desperation. Listen as Latonia Haney Keith, associate professor and director of clinical education at Concordia describes the program.
Seattle-based Charlie’s Produce bought Boise’s Northwest Produce and will compete with family-owned Grasmick Produce of Garden City. General manager Alex Plummer talks about the unusual fruits and vegetables they will offer to the Boise restaurant and food scene.
Uber, the ride-hailing service, unveiled Wednesday an artist’s impression of the sleek, futuristic machine it hopes to start using for demonstration flights in 2020. The company aims to have its first paying passengers in various cities around the world by 2023, though the plan still faces major hurdles.
Jessica Rolph, the Boise entrepreneur who founded the Happy Family organic baby-food maker, partnered with businessman Roderick Morris in a new business making gyms designed to foster infant development. This is their company's origin story. Yes, that is Rolph in the opening scene on the way to St. Luke's Boise Medical Center to give birth. The video stars her third child, Beatrice, now 2.