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Sewer, houses, annexation, and a huge undeveloped park: 400 log on to hear about city’s Murgoitio plan

Southwest Boiseans have a lot of questions for the City of Boise over a potential land swap of a park site south of Victory...

‘Good grief’: Neighbors put up signs saying foothills trailhead parking is closed. But officials differ

Signs tell folks traveling to a trailhead in the Boise foothills that parking is closed. But officials and landowners responded and made changes after...

CCDC will build bus stations along revamped Main & Fairview; Construction costs push project well past budget

The Capital City Development Corp. voted to spend at least $879,000 to build six transit stations along Main Street and Fairview Ave. in the...

Boise’s growing State St.: City takes next steps to add long urban renewal district along road

A long talked about new urban renewal district could soon roll into Boise. On Tuesday, Boise City Council got a progress report on an effort...

‘It’s a people issue’: Boise adopts climate action plan, carbon neutrality goal

Boise City Council is all aboard for a new set of sustainability goals.  All six city council members and Mayor Lauren McLean gave a big...

Boise will ask voters for bond funding for wastewater this November

Boise voters will get to decide whether to approve a bond election for wastewater this fall. On Tuesday, Boise City Council gave a hearty thumbs...

‘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...

‘Collected and refined:’ Boise designer will launch large new furniture store

Judith Balis has been an interior designer in the Treasure Valley for the last 17 years. In 2018, she opened home goods shop, Feather...

A new Downtown Boise pub just opened. It already closed. It’s unclear why

BoiseDev told you about the new Union Block Bar & Eatery on Idaho St. downtown earlier this year. It first opened for takeout,...

Get your float on: Boise shakes up parking for floating the river

Floating the Boise River is more popular than ever and the City of Boise is hoping for some changes to accommodate demand.  Starting tomorrow, the...

Boise might trade large park site for housing, foothills land. Neighbors aren’t pleased

A proposal to swap a decades-old future park site for open space in the Boise Foothills is ruffling some feathers on Boise’s southwest border.  The...

Going Up: Video of the progress of new Downtown Boise apartments, food hall & park

With the summer construction season in full swing, we wanted to give you a look at the progress on some of the high-profile construction...

Northwest Boise residents push back against housing density in zoning code proposal

Some in Northwest Boise has a bone to pick with the city’s proposed zoning code rewrite.  On Thursday evening, dozens of Boiseans from the city’s...

Classic Boise drive-in burger joint Golden Wheel closes for the final time

The Golden Wheel Drive-in in Boise has closed. It served up its final meals last night. It was the kind of place where you...

Inspired by the Navy, Boise pop-up offers burgers with a twist for the summer

A pop-up vegan restaurant is opening in Boise for the summer. The owners of Lemon Tree Co., Jasson Parra, and Mayra Ruiz, created Mess Hall...