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Going up: Work starts on new building that would be Idaho’s second-tallest

Construction crews are at work on a new Downtown Boise building that will convert a long-vacant parking lot into a new change to the...

Downtown Boise Basque restaurant to close

A Basque restaurant known for wine and tapas will close at the end of the year. Txikiteo, located on 14th Street in the quieter western edge of downtown...

State of Idaho to sell parking lot next to large-scale YMCA & housing project to highest bidder

The State of Idaho is looking for bidders for a small Downtown Boise parking lot. The surplus piece of land sits on a block...

Sing-a-long no more: Boise Karaoke joint shutters

People can longer sing their hearts out at a downtown Boise karaoke spot. Voicebox Karaoke on 781 W Front Street permanently closed on Saturday, October...

From horses & hoses to Melting & marketing: Boise’s Central Fire Station has adapted with the times

Part of downtown Boise's charm is the old buildings that line city blocks. Most of these structures are no longer used for their original...

Boise counts bike parking space in apartments towards 60-bike parking requirement at downtown building

The City of Boise recently dismissed a code compliance case against a downtown apartment building for not building enough bicycle parking space for residents...

City of Boise eying new penalties for excessive noise, speeding and modified exhaust at the downtown ‘Cruise’

The City of Boise is looking at steeper fines and escalating punishments for repeat offenders participating in The Cruise downtown with exhaust systems modified...

Asiago’s to close after 25 years. Something ‘neo’ is coming

After 25 years, Asiago’s is closing.  The building that houses the Italian restaurant off of Main Street in downtown Boise was sold in July. The...

Downtown Boise business to close up shop after 113 years

After 113 years, a downtown Boise institution will pass into history. In December, Idaho Blueprint & Supply Co. will close the doors on their store...

Historic downtown building to be remodeled, classic Boise bar sign restored

Two pieces of Boise history will come together in one location next year -- and a new bar will arrive on the scene. Jade Stacey...

Downtown Boise sandwich shop closes, new ‘upscale’ bistro opens in its place

A short-lived downtown Boise sandwich shop has been replaced by a similar concept. Parkside Market on 11th and Idaho streets near Cherie Buckner-Webb Park closed...

Developers, property owners in 17th Street area oppose city’s move to open new day shelter on Americana Boulevard

Business owners in the River Street neighborhood aren’t happy with the City of Boise’s move to purchase a building for more day shelter services...

‘Macabre’: New Orleans-inspired sports pub set for old Spacebar spot

Boise's historic Adelman Building at the corner of Idaho St. and Capitol Blvd. downtown will get another new bar. Voodoo Cellar plans to open in...

Goes both ways? Effort to convert 5th & 6th St. in Downtown Boise to two-way traffic perks back up

Fifth St. and 6th St. in Downtown Boise could soon change from one-way to two-way streets soon. During a joint meeting of the Ada County...

What is JUMP? Tractors, slides and learning highlight founder’s legacy

Jack's Urban Meeting Place, also known as JUMP, cannot be missed due to its outstanding structure and creative interior in Downtown Boise. JUMP Boise first...