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New mural along Connector, Greenbelt dresses up large unsightly wall

A large new mural dressed up a concrete wall along the I-184 Connector and Boise Greenbelt. The wall sits on Garden St., at the base...

Food trucks, event center and… cactuses? New center proposed for Boise Bench

If you love cactuses and are hoping to hold an event, you’re in luck.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved a new combination special event...

Change of hands: After 73 years in Boise, Lee’s Candies has new owners

One of Idaho's oldest candy shops has been open since 1947 and continues to be the go-to sweet spot for many. Located in the...

Scaled-down townhome project approved on Boise Bench

A new townhome development is headed to the Boise Bench. Boise City Council unanimously approved a subdivision with 15 townhomes at the corner of Overland...

A ‘Bougie’ brunch and new Crescent headed for Boise Bench

The Crescent No Lawyers Bar & Grill is still on track for a makeover.  Spokane developer Jordan Tampien applied for building permits this week to...

You Asked: Is Boise’s affordable apartment complex at Franklin & Orchard still in the works?

In 2019, BoiseDev first told you about a City of Boise plan to redevelop the vacant former Franklin School site at Franklin Rd. and...

Gardner Co. could help revamp large hotel site near Boise Airport: Apartments, new hotel

An old hotel on Vista Avenue could come down and return with a new lease on life.  Gardner Company is set to file an application...

You Asked: What’s going up on the site of the torn-down school?

A long-vacant former school site has seen new activity in recent weeks, years after crews tore the school down. Jackson Elementary opened in the early...

Portion of largest undeveloped property on Boise Bench goes up for sale

One of the last large undeveloped sites on the Boise Bench is on the market. Forty-four acres of the Simunich property between Victory Rd. and...

Balloon and event shop moves into old Vista Moose Fraternity

The Moose Lodge on Vista Ave. was once the gathering place of the Moose Fraternity - an order of men founded in the late...

What’s the fate of 1950s-era elevated Boise pools? City studies options

The City of Boise hopes to hear from the public later this year about what to do with two of its oldest pools.  Late last...

‘I’ve got to do something’: Supply chain problems push Boise restaurant to revamp menu, name

Brad Taylor has been smoking meats and serving them up to Boiseans since 2013 with BBQ4LIFE. Behind their restaurant in Boise's Vista Village, you'll...

‘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....