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Votes are in: Here’s the ‘Coolest thing made in Idaho’

Last month, BoiseDev told you about the Coolest Thing Made in Idaho contest hosted by the Idaho Manufacturing Alliance. In October, manufacturers and inventors from across Idaho submitted more than 100 products that then went through a public voting process. ...

Handmade Idaho: Pop-up Village Christmas store to feature local artists

Each year, Handmade Idaho hosts a holiday event for local artists to sell products and goods. This year, however, founder Angela Stewart knew a holiday show wouldn't work with COVID-19 restrictions. Instead, she's opening a pop-up holiday store in...

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 to new patients and is owned and operated by physicians and nurses. Along with primary heath...

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: his cuisine — and his relationships. One, with his wife and restaurant co-owner Mary Jean....

New Bench jewelry store brings together sustainability and a mission

In 2014, Boisean Lindsey Antram started Grey Jays as a hobby. For years, she made and sold jewelry made from repurposed materials online to customers worldwide. This year, she and her business partner, Mike Lambuth, opened a storefront on...

‘Sort of magical:’ Vegas country bar launches offshoot in Emmett – with a different vibe (and racetrack)

Country music tunes will soon waft from a portion of the old Boise Cascade laminate plant in Emmett. And Chris Lowden hopes to bring acts representing the future of country music to the middle of Gem County. Past the...

Wepa!: Puerto Rican restaurant coming soon to Garden City

Puerto Rican cuisine lovers can now say "Wepa!" to the new restaurant being built in Garden City. "Wepa!" is a Spanish word used in Puerto Rico to express joy and celebration. Owners of the new local restaurant note online...

‘A lot goes into it:’ Boise-born, New York-trained chef opens local oyster bar

Donuts. A bar. Now - oysters. The former Regal Beaver space at 160 N. 8th St. in Boise - which used to house Donut Daze - now hosts the Little Pearl Oyster Bar. The small space on the ground...

What is the coolest thing made in Idaho? Contest aims to find out

TechHelp and the Idaho Manufacturers Alliance joined together this year to create the first "Coolest Thing Made in Idaho" contest. Through October 15th, you can nominate a product manufactured in Idaho. The product could be one that you've created or...

‘Couldn’t be happier:’ Classic drive-thru Hungry Onion reopens after closure, dessert venture

Last year, BoiseDev told you about the closure of Meridian's Hungry Onion. After nearly 60 years in business, the grills stopped operating on the iconic drive-thru restaurant a stone's throw from city hall. But this harvest season, owners dug up...
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University of Idaho law students support tenants in eviction court

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