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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...

Vietnamese restaurant planned for old Rockies Diner building

208 Pho and Vegan is opening its third restaurant in what used to be Rockies Diner. In June, BoiseDev reported Rockies Diner closed after...

New no-insurance health care clinic now open on Boise Bench

A new health clinic on the Depot Bench in Boise opened earlier this year, following a no-insurance model. In May, Wander Medicine opened its doors...

Co-owner of Cucina di Paolo, caretaker of Bench’s ‘Betty’ dies

Paul Wegner, Boise chef and co-owner of Cucina di Paolo died last month. He was 60. He might be best known for two things:...

Idaho Statesman sells Boise building, storage units planned

After several years on the market, the Idaho Statesman building on Curtis Rd. in Boise finally sold. BoiseDev first brought you news of...

Bench coffee shop closes, fitness shake shop on tap

Moss Coffee and Tea closed its location on the Boise Bench, after just about a year in business. "We have struggled rebuilding our sales in...

A love letter to the Boise Bench: Why I love this always-changing part of Idaho

REPORTER'S NOTEBOOK I've been thinking a lot about the Boise Bench lately. It's the place I grew up - attending the original Cole School,...

Owners apply to tear down Boise Bench office building

A 1960s office building on the Boise Bench with a unique look could soon disappear. The Clint-Graham Center at 1365 N. Orchard popped up in...

Worry about airport noise causes Boise to turn down apartment project

The Bosie City Council liked everything it saw in a new apartment complex project - except the location. Boise City Council unanimously turned down...

Developers, mayor talk about Franklin & Orchard project: pricing, design, features, concept

We have new details on a project to make over the site of a former school on the Boise Bench for affordable housing and...

With COVID impacting business, local caterer opens ‘Luncheonette’ on Boise Bench

Alex Cardoza and his wife Tara Morgan started Wild Plum Events in 2015. Now, Cardoza and Morgan say they have opened their catering businesses...

Proposal would add 20 townhomes along Federal Way rim

Two single-family homes along the Federal Way rim in Boise could soon give way to an in-fill subdivision on the Boise Bench. The project...

Project would tuck condos onto site of single-family home

A proposal to add 16 condos on the site of a single-family home will go through the City of Boise's planning process in coming...

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