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‘Half baked cake’: Boise council turns down proposal to use office zoning to build 40 homes

It wasn’t a simple decision for Boise City Council to turn down dozens of townhomes on the Boise Bench.  On Tuesday, all six council members...

You Asked: Here’s what’s happening at the old Skippers on Fairview

For years, fans of fried fish and potatoes could get their fix at the Skippers on Fairview Ave. near Curtis Rd. The restaurant,...

Long-planned art project on Boise Bench finally set to start

Construction on a Vista Ave. art project is set to begin in June. This is a project that is seven years in the making....

With concerns about play space, new apartments approved on Boise Bench

A Central Bench apartment complex is about to get more crowded.  Boise City Council approved rezoning for 12 new townhomes to be added to an...

Boise Bench gets new local sandwich ‘House’

Sandwhich fan? There's a new Boise restaurant designed for you. MB Sandwich House opened this week on the Boise Bench. It is located in a...

Developer proposes to build townhomes on site of single-family Bench homes

A developer hopes the City of Boise will allow it to rezone four parcels in a residential neighborhood on the Boise Bench to build...

Townhome project proposed on Boise Bench

A developer hopes to tear down a building at Overland Rd. and Shoshone St. in Boise and build 18 new townhomes in its place. The...

Boise’s Cucina di Paolo will reopen after death of co-owner, chef

This fall, BoiseDev told you that Paul Wegner passed away. He was a long-time Boise chef and co-owner of Cucina di Paolo. He...

Suez cuts deal with the state on brown Bench water; May agree to much lower rate hike

The Idaho Public Utilities Commission staff will oversee Suez Water’s efforts to address the long-running issue of brown water coming from Boise Bench faucets. And...

No Lawyers, no more: The Crescent closes – but apartments & two new restaurants on the way

Maybe lawyers will have a new place to hang out? The Crescent No Lawyers Bar & Grill is closed, but the building will transform into...

Self-storage, and more apartments planned near Boise Towne Square

Developers propose a mixed-use project with retail, self-storage, and apartment project near Boise Towne Square. It's the second apartment complex proposed on Cole Rd. near...

Reel Foods Fish Market marks 40 years of fresh fish, far from the ocean

The Treasure Valley might be far from the ocean, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get seafood from far flung places for your table.  Reel...

Boise Rock School eyes permanent facility on Boise Bench

Local nonprofit organization Boise Rock School applied to move into the old Pleasure Boutique on 5022 W Fairview Ave. The adult goods store closed...

New bikeway on Boise Bench coming soon

Last year, BoiseDev told you about the Ada County Highway District's plans to give cyclists on the Boise Bench an improved network. Today, ACHD announced...

Want to own a fire station? This one’s for sale (and the money will go toward housing)

Fire stations seem to be a an adaptive reuse dream. They can make good real estate offices-slash-Airbnbs. Or breweries. Or homes for big-time...