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Local shop City Peanut pivots, sees online sales increase 600%; second storefront on the way

In 2019, BoiseDev told you about City Peanut Shop's growth and expansion to a new kitchen off Vista. Although it continued to grow, the...

Downtown Edwards won’t reopen, building owner eyes boutique theater replacement

The Regal Edwards Cinema in Downtown Boise will not reopen. Hendricks Commercial Properties CEO Rob Gerbitz confirmed the move to BoiseDev today. The large...

Moon’s is dark, for now: Downtown restaurant closes during COVID winter

Another local restaurant closed up shop, but promises to be back before spring springs. Moon's Kitchen Cafe on Idaho St. in Downtown Boise serves up...

Wassmuth Center to build new education center next to Boise’s Anne Frank Memorial

The Wassmuth Center for Human Rights plans to build a $3 million human rights education center next to the Anne Frank memorial, which it...

Chausse Swan project proposed again in Boise’s 27th St. neighborhood

A project we first told you about in 2018 started to rumble back to life recently. Boise Planning & Zoning approved a permit for the...

Boise Centre receives “gold star” accreditation for facility

Boise Centre in Downtown Boise has been given an accreditation for facility preparedness. The GBAC STAR Accreditation Program is based on facility performance and...

Zoo Boise welcomes baby anteater

Zoo Boise anteater Gloria gave birth to her fourth baby on December 23, 2020.  The Species Survival Plan partnered the father, McCauley, and Gloria together....

Boise limits bike bars, including a ban on alcohol while riding

Boise Bike Bars will face new rules. On Tuesday, Boise City Council voted to finalize new regulations for the popular pedal powered vehicles that...

New artwork will climb up the wall of 5th & Front garage

Another artwork will soon tower over the streets of downtown Boise.  On Tuesday, Boise City Council approved a new public artwork on the side of...

CCDC and Ada County considering redevelopment of Front Street parking lot

A parking lot next to the Ada County Courthouse could soon have a new life.  Boise’s urban renewal agency Capital City Development Corporation and Ada...

CCDC hears proposals for affordable housing in west downtown

More housing will come to downtown Boise’s western edge, but what it will look like is still undecided.  On Monday, Boise’s urban renewal agency Capital...

Michelin-starred chef teams with Boise couple for ‘lively’ new restaurant & bar near Statehouse

A new Boise restaurant featuring a chef with a Michelin-star pedigree quietly opened just before the new year - for now, offering takeout only. We...

Barbacoa’s owner plans new restaurant in Downtown Boise

Barbacoa owner Martine Castoro and her family will branch out to downtown. Coa de Jima is planned in the former space occupied by El Gallo...

‘Love is everywhere’: Anne Frank banners unfurled across Downtown Boise

A hopeful message will line the streets of Downtown Boise for the next few months.  After Boise woke up to the news in early December...

Two years after fire, restoration complete on Gene Harris Bandshell

Over the last couple of years, BoiseDev has been tracking construction updates to the Gene Harris Bandshell in Julia Davis Park. In 2018, an arsonist...

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