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Ka-boom! City of Boise fireworks show to return after COVID absence

The City of Boise will bring back its annual Independence Day fireworks display to Ann Morrison Park this summer. Boise Mayor Lauren McLean...

New Jump Jam & Jive concert series will light up Downtown Boise this summer: see the lineup

Downtown Boise will come alive with a free concert series again this summer, with the new Jump Jam & Jive. The eight-show lineup will start...

Topgolf lays out its plan for Idaho. Here’s what it hopes to build along I-84

The plans are filed. It's official: Topgolf wants to build an interactive golf facility along I-84 in Meridian. BoiseDev previously reported that Topgolf was conducting...

JUMP, Simplot Co. plan ‘fun’ and ‘animatronic’ additions to Downtown Boise campus

JUMP, or Jack's Urban Meeting Place, in Downtown Boise, closed its doors in the early days of the pandemic and remains largely closed. But the...

‘Part of everyone’s party:’ Meridian couple expands balloon business, adds party supply

During the fall of 2019, partners Ashley and Jackie Schultz-Barkley unintentionally got into the balloon business. The pair had just gotten married and they posted...

Popular McCall nightclub gets new owner, major remodel underway

The popular Foresters Club in McCall will reopen after a change in ownership. Carey Real Estate Management bought the Lake St. club and plans to...

Is someone’s trash… your treasure? Meridian event lets you scavenge at the curb

May 1st and 2nd marks the City of Meridian’s third annual Trash or Treasure event. Residents can place items they no longer want, such...

VillaSport, the massive gym and club proposed for Meridian, delayed

BoiseDev first told you about VillaSport, the massive gym, spa, bar, restaurant and social club coming to Eagle Rd. and Ustick Rd. in 2018. The...

8th St. Karma nightclub will get a new owner. It’s a familiar face

Downtown Boise nightclub owner Ted Challenger will soon acquire another bar. 8th St. Karma, formerly known as Fatty's Bar, is joining Challenger Hospitality Group....

Bocce ball, putting green added near Grove Plaza in Boise

A new bocce ball court and putting green recently went in right in the heart of Downtown Boise. The plaza between the Wells Fargo Center...

Yep, it’s Topgolf. New golf entertainment venue planned for Meridian

Topgolf will hold a neighborhood meeting this week for a new location in Meridian, ID. It's the first formal step taken by the company to...

Heated testimony and allegation of ‘smear campaign’ during extensive hearing on Meridian night club proposal

BoiseDev first told you about a proposal for a new nightclub in Meridian early this year. More than 200 people submitted public testimony to the...

Dirt-y new indoor kart track opens in Boise

A new indoor kart racing business opened up in Boise. And... it's a little dirty. DirtKart Boise opened up in a warehouse space off Cole...

Cartoon map gives glimpse of early 1990s Boise

FROM THE ARCHIVES - A BEST OF BOISEDEV STORY Our friend Keleka found this incredible piece of Boise history - and you might find it...

World Center for Birds of Prey to double in size; nears fundraising goal

The Peregrine Fund's World Center for Birds of Prey launched the public phase of a $3.2 million capital campaign to expand educational opportunities and...