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Proposed project would add homes to Boise foothills next to popular trail

A new subdivision could go up in the Boise Foothills, if the City of Boise signs off on it. Boise Hunter Homes and the Harris...

New smoothie shop set to open in place of closed fro-yo outlet

Aspen Leaf Frozen Yogurt and Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory on Broadway in Boise closed in January. In a Facebook post, the businesses cited...

A new trail in Boise will connect VA Center to Military Reserve

Boise will soon have new recreation trail near the Boise VA Medical Center. The 0.75-mile trail will connect the VA center to existing trails in...

Roosevelt Market reopens two years later, after a total rebuild

A longtime East Boise eatery and general store is back open after shutting down in 2018.  After a total remodel and changes in ownership, the...

Dog park. Skate park. Disc Golf. Coming soon to a large new park planned for 25 years

In 1995, the City of Boise acquired a large site for a park in Boise's Surprise Valley. Brent Coles was mayor, the Boise...

Bank to a restaurant? Permit filed for a new spot with a rooftop bar near Barbacoa

The City of Boise received a permit request for a remodel of a former US Bank location on Parkcenter Blvd. for a restaurant with...

Developers reveal plan for apartments near Gowen Rd. in Boise

A large vacant site in East Boise near Micron could soon see a large apartment project. Hawkins Companies held a neighborhood meeting for a concept...

Boise’s urban renewal agency will put funds toward travel center project

BoiseDev broke news of a new Mr. Gas truck stop and travel center near Interstate 84 and the Isaac’s Canyon/Memory Rd. exit last year. Now,...

Ada County rolls back plan for new parking lot in Barber Park

Ada County won’t be building a new parking lot in the grassy area of Barber Park after all.  Earlier this month, Ada County’s Director of...

Decaying Boise gym torn down to make way for large apartment complex

The long saga of a dilapidated former gym in SE Boise continues. BoiseDev first started reporting on the property in 2018, when Crunch Fitness planned...

‘Goodbye, friends:’ Boise’s Bier Thirty will close doors for final time

Boise's Bier:Thirty in Bown Crossing hoped to make it to ten years in business later this year. But the neighborhood beer bar and eatery...

Chipotle eyes new location in southeast Boise

National fast-casual Mexican chain Chipotle Mexican Grill hopes to expand its presence in Boise. Representatives for the chain asked the City of Boise to approve...

With more floaters (and cars), Ada Co. quietly looks to build parking lot in Barber Park

Ada County hopes to make a series of changes to Barber Park - including adding a large new parking area. The county applied to itself...

Ada Co. Commission creates large conservation area in E. Boise

The Barber Pool property in Ada County is now an open space and conservation area.  The Ada County Commissioners signed a resolution to protect the...

BSU launches clean water project on Boise River

Boise State is working to build a new water conservation project along the Boise River. A new river side channel will be built at the...