Angela Bauter is the first person to move into a live/work pocket neighborhood on 36th St. in Garden City. She operates her graphic design business on the ground floor. She and her extended family, including her sister, brother-in law, a niece and a nephew, live on the two floors upstairs.
Union Pacific trains have been yellow since the late 1940s, and when this U.P. caboose came to the Nampa Train Depot and Museum, it was, too. When volunteers got grants to restore the caboose, the idea was to restore it to its original splendor — including the color, which was red.
Members of the Boise bicycling community create a human-protected bike lane along 8th Street between Main and Bannock streets. One goal: Keep cars from parking in the bike lane and forcing bicyclists into oncoming traffic.
It seems so. Dana Zuckerman, developer of Dwell Silver Street near Collister Drive, put four 600-700 square foot homes on the market and had full-price offers on all of them. It's a national trend and Boise's a part of it.
The cyberbullying started with little rumors. By the time she was a freshman, Rylee Driscoll started believing the rumors, feeling helpless and worthless. The way out, she says now, is to believe in yourself.
It was Dave Ioset's job to get the engines running — or find out why they won't — as Dealers Auto Auction of Idaho prepared for the Aug. 26 auction of 59 classic cars from the collection of Cal Phillips. The cars ranged from a 1919 Model T to a 1976 Porsche.
"There's detailers who have been around forever," says Steve Thompson, owner of Detail Doctors. "They'll never touch half the cars we're touching in this collection." His company detailed the 59 cars from the collection of the late Cal Phillips, of Paul, Idaho. Thompson helped prepare the cars for an Aug. 26 auction.
Jimmy Hallyburton, founder of the Boise Bicycle Project, and Wyatt Schroeder, who helps find housing for homeless families at CATCH, wanted to tell the real stories behind running non-profit organizations and help other leaders in the process.
After walking tours around Boise's neighborhoods exploring history and culture, volunteers then indulged in a little plein air printmaking. Think of the tiny details and textured surfaces on sewer lids or city sidewalks, historic markers or embossed signs. One of the prints was donated to City of Boise Arts and History Department and one to Preservation Idaho — and they'll all be on display at August's First Thursday at Ming Studios, 420 S. 6th Street.
Eighty-year-old Shari Sharp, daughter of Orville Jackson, is selling her home built in 1931. However, she’s concerned that the house will be demolished by developers, as it’s located on the busy Eagle Road.