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Local meat plant sees increase in business amidst changes to supply chain

By Stephanie Garibay / Idaho News 6 Nationally, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force...

COVID-19: Idaho

Local meat plant sees increase in business amidst changes to supply chain

By Stephanie Garibay / Idaho News 6 Nationally, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force...

Just one location, just a buck: Overland Park only area cinema to open, with a special deal

Overland Park Cinemas in Boise decided to open its doors this weekend. Idaho Gov. Little allowed the move by adjusting his...

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COVID-19 brings impact to local projects: some slow, some stop, some move full steam ahead

Measures necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 pushed Idaho’s unemployment levels to a record high, but many local developers are moving...

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McLean to nominate new member for urban renewal commission

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean will nominate Danielle Hurd to the commission for the Capital City Development Corporation. The nomination will go in...

Just one location, just a buck: Overland Park only area cinema to open, with a special deal

Overland Park Cinemas in Boise decided to open its doors this weekend. Idaho Gov. Little allowed the move by adjusting his...

Where things stand now: COVID-19 in Idaho – facts and data

June 1st marks the beginning of another month. We wanted to take this chance to do a reset on the impact...

COVID-19 brings impact to local projects: some slow, some stop, some move full steam ahead

Measures necessary to slow the spread of COVID-19 pushed Idaho’s unemployment levels to a record high, but many local developers are moving...

‘Boise is Back:’ Tourism team works on plan to attract (some) travelers

Tourism in Idaho is big business. In 2017, folks traveling in the Gem State spent $3.7 billion dollars. But when COVID-19...

Going up: Dawson’s Downtown reopens with a new look

The new Dawson Taylor Coffee Roasters shop on 8th St. opened earlier this month after an extensive revamp. BoiseDev first reported...

Going up: 11th & Idaho moves forward, new Broadcast Coffee shop on deck

The new 11th and Idaho building continues construction progress, with exterior window finishes starting to take shape. Developer Scott Schoenherr said...

Going up: Dawson’s Downtown reopens with a new look

The new Dawson Taylor Coffee Roasters shop on 8th St. opened earlier this month after an extensive revamp. BoiseDev first reported...

Going up: 11th & Idaho moves forward, new Broadcast Coffee shop on deck

The new 11th and Idaho building continues construction progress, with exterior window finishes starting to take shape. Developer Scott Schoenherr said...

Beer? Peanuts? Toothpaste? Boise Brewing looks to adapt, help other businesses in wake of pandemic

Like many small businesses, Boise Brewing saw a quick and immediate impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. While the business worked to adapt,...

Mother’s day and more: Updated delivery/takeout guide with 185 local restaurants

Each Friday we update our list of places to grab takeout - we've got more than 165 restaurants, with twenty added just...

Going up: Dawson’s Downtown reopens with a new look

The new Dawson Taylor Coffee Roasters shop on 8th St. opened earlier this month after an extensive revamp. BoiseDev first reported...

Going up: 11th & Idaho moves forward, new Broadcast Coffee shop on deck

The new 11th and Idaho building continues construction progress, with exterior window finishes starting to take shape. Developer Scott Schoenherr said...

Going up: New downtown garage open, hotel on track

A new project that added a large new parking structure to 6th St. at Front St. is done, and the garage is...

Going up: Get ready to scream for Stella’s ice cream

Downtown Boise will soon have a new ice cream shop as BoiseDev first... um... well... scooped. Stella's, which started in Nampa, will...

Local meat plant sees increase in business amidst changes to supply chain

By Stephanie Garibay / Idaho News 6 Nationally, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force...

‘Boise is Back:’ Tourism team works on plan to attract (some) travelers

Tourism in Idaho is big business. In 2017, folks traveling in the Gem State spent $3.7 billion dollars. But when COVID-19...

Discount home goods store declares bankruptcy, will close about half its Idaho stores

Tuesday Morning declared bankruptcy Wednesday morning. The off-price home decor store filed court proceedings, telling a judge its struggles before the...

Note from Don: BoiseDev staffs up with more to come

I have more news to share with you about BoiseDev. I'm pleased to announce the hiring of Anna Daly...

Going up: New downtown garage open, hotel on track

A new project that added a large new parking structure to 6th St. at Front St. is done, and the garage is...

Going up: Get ready to scream for Stella’s ice cream

Downtown Boise will soon have a new ice cream shop as BoiseDev first... um... well... scooped. Stella's, which started in Nampa, will...

Going up: New affordable and market-rate apartments should start soon

Along Grove St., two new apartment projects slated to move forward this spring are on track. Developer Clay Carley and several...

Going up: Revamp of Downtown Boise’s 6th Street nears completion

Work on the revamp of 6th St. between Main St. and Front St. continues, and will wrap up in early June -...

McLean pushes back on criticism of transition report: ‘these are not policy documents’

Boise Mayor Lauren McLean said a report from a citizens panel that got significant attention in recent days won't necessarily guide her...

Discount home goods store declares bankruptcy, will close about half its Idaho stores

Tuesday Morning declared bankruptcy Wednesday morning. The off-price home decor store filed court proceedings, telling a judge its struggles before the...

From a record to a trickle: Data spells out dramatic fall-off at Boise’s airport

Last year, more people got on or off a plane at the Boise Airport than ever before - 4 million passengers.

Note from Don: BoiseDev staffs up with more to come

I have more news to share with you about BoiseDev. I'm pleased to announce the hiring of Anna Daly...

Boise says it wants to hire Utah developer for Bench site, specifics not revealed

A project to redevelop a piece of land the City of Boise owns at Franklin Rd. and Orchard St. moved forward last...

Famous or infamous? Idaho license plates remain a hot potato

In an effort to break up its COVID-19 coverage, the Idaho Press recently asked its readers to share their opinions on something...

Downtown parking use drops sharply, recovers slightly

The number of people visiting Downtown Boise and parking in one of the public parking garages started to increase in recent weeks,...

Larger still: Huge new mural takes shape on Downtown Boise building

Artist David Carmack Lewis keeps leaving his mark on Boise. And each time, that mark gets larger and larger.

Ahlquist, ICCU plan tall new addition to Boise skyline

The Boise skyline could see a dramatic change in coming years, if a new project from Ball Ventures Ahlquist and Idaho Central...

Idaho Labor reps warn of consequences for unemployed Idahoans not returning to work

By Madeline White / Idaho News 6 Every Idahoan laid off due to COVID-19...

“Rebecca, check your phone:” Billboards tease new program in Boise

You might have seen it on the freeway. Or Fairview. Or the connector. Large electronic billboards with non-sequiter phrases.

CCDC takes next step in looking at potential urban renewal for transit along State St.

A long-studied idea to boost transit options along Boise's State Street took another step this week. The Capital City Development Corporation, the...

Large private equity firm buys big stake in Boise’s Albertsons

Boise-based Albertsons Companies attracted a large new investor. Apollo Global Management bought a 17.5% chunk of the grocery giant's preferred stock,...

Boise looks to close 8th St. by ‘restaurant row’ to enlarge patios; could add other streets too

The City of Boise said it will look at closing down 8th Street in Downtown Boise to cars. The...

Data: New Idaho COVID-19 survey illustrates impact to business, economy

The Idaho Departments of Commerce and Agriculture released the results of a new business impact survey that shows a deep impact from...

“Shock and awe:” Large NYC gem gallery to open in second city: Meridian

Astro Gallery of Gems operates a huge retail store on 5th Avenue in New York City. Soon, the retailer will open in...

Penney’s, Pier 1, Gordmans & more: chains shutter some stores – what we know now about local outlets

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to show a large impact on retail across the country. Several national chains with local locations could see...

Little adds self-employed Idahoans to cash grant program

Idaho's governor changed course on his cash grant program for small businesses. Initially, the program didn't allow self-employed Idahoans to apply....

Mayor, Boise State president on football season: too soon to tell

During a news conference on a new task force on economic recovery, Boise's mayor and Boise State's president said the fate of...

See Boise’s Pasqually’s Pizza on your delivery app? It’s Chuck E. Cheese

Chuck E. Cheese is the place where a kid can be a kid, or so the vintage ads say. They also...

New Boise to Atlanta flight won’t get off the ground as planned; Everett flight, too

Late last year, the Boise Airport finally landed something long on its wish list: A new flight to a key eastern timezone...

Plan for dramatic revamp of downtown’s Bodo moves forward: food hall planned

BoiseDev first reported on a new food hall in Downtown Boise last year. Now, the plan is starting to take shape.

“Idaho’s Disneyland:” Whatever happened to the big Nampa movie studio and theme park?

Editor's note: Here's a 'best of' story from last December you might have missed while we're working ahead on some projects!

Idaho’s Stage 2 reopening to start Saturday: What you need to know

Idaho will move into Stage 2 of reopening its economy in the wake of the coronavirus on Saturday, Gov. Brad Little announced...

Pandemic closed 36th St. Garden Center & Bistro. Now it will close for good

On March 18th, like so many others, the 36th Street Garden Center closed its doors. The unique business,...

Beer? Peanuts? Toothpaste? Boise Brewing looks to adapt, help other businesses in wake of pandemic

Like many small businesses, Boise Brewing saw a quick and immediate impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. While the business worked to adapt,...

Idahoans struggle with slow unemployment benefits after crush of demand

By Madeline White / Idaho News 6 Unemployment payouts for the week ending May 2 reached...

Idaho businesses start reopening with different approaches, timelines

Following May 1, the start of phase one of Gov. Brad Little's four-phase reopening plan, many businesses are reopening their doors to the...

From snacks to spines: Old Boise gas station gets new use

The former Stinker Store on Orchard St. at Overland Rd. will soon see a new use. The convenience store...

Boise says it intends to mostly follow state’s reopening plan. Yes, that includes salons

The City of Boise said it will follow the State of Idaho's phased reopening plan unless local conditions mean it needs to...

Boise startup to bring new high-end James Beard-caliber restaurants to your house, delivery only

A new Boise-based startup will bring high-end restaurant options to diners next month -- well ahead of its planned launch.

Pandemic impacts local real estate market: number of homes sold dips, prices still up

A total of 761 homes sold last month, a steep drop-off from the same time a year ago. New...