Viewpoint: Boise Revival Project/Next Steps Idaho

The Boise Revival Project is helping musicians and businesses in Boise bounce back from the pandemic, and Next Steps Idaho is helping people make college plans. BOISE, Idaho — The COVID-19 pandemic meant no live music for most of 2020 and into 2021 as bars and restaurants closed or went to curbside service. After more … Read more

Viewpoint: Boise Revival Project, Next Steps Idaho look to help Boise locals recover from the pandemic

The Boise Revival Project is helping musicians and businesses in Boise bounce back from the pandemic, and Next Steps Idaho is helping people make college plans. BOISE, Idaho — The COVID-19 pandemic meant no live music for most of 2020 and into 2021 as bars and restaurants closed or went to curbside service. After more … Read more

‘We’ve gotta be ready’: Businesses excited for Bronco Nation returning to Albertsons Stadium

Businesses surrounding Boise State University are prepared for the full return of fans to Albertsons Stadium for the 2021 football season. BOISE, Idaho — After a not-so-typical Bronco football season, Boise State fans are celebrating the announcement of a full return to Albertsons Stadium later this year. The fans who are probably looking forward to the … Read more

Boise event planners seeking performers, artists for ‘Supersized’ downtown event

DBA held the first Supersized First Thursday event in May and will continue to hold them through September. BOISE, Idaho — First Thursday, a downtown Boise event where arts, shopping, dining and entertainment take center stage, is expanding into a new event called Supersized First Thursday. For years, First Thursday has been a time when … Read more

Garden City bistro threatened with ‘worst review you’ve ever seen’ over mask policy

Jessi Strong, co-owner of Sofia’s Greek Bistro, said a disgruntled customer left a negative review claiming the owner refused to serve her without a vaccine card. GARDEN CITY, Idaho — A greek bistro in Garden City received an extremely negative review from a woman who claimed she was refused service for not showing her vaccination … Read more

After ‘big hit,’ Boise hospitality and tourism industries eyeing summer return

There are many plans and events on the schedule after most COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted across Idaho. BOISE, Texas — Memorial Day 2021 is about two weeks away and as the official start of summer approaches, Idaho’s hospitality and tourism industries are ready to make up for a lost summer. There are many plans … Read more

Boise business owners faced with decisions regarding mask requirements, proof of vaccination

Across the city, business owners are on both sides of the issue. Despite their differing opinions, two Boise business owners are simply looking for more clarity. BOISE, Idaho — In the days following the repeal of the city of Boise’s mask mandate, local businesses are now faced with the decision of whether to require masks … Read more

Boise businesses making changes to face mask policies

The city of Boise lifted indoor mask policies Friday, but local businesses still have the option of whether or not to require face coverings in their stores. BOISE, Idaho — Nearly 24 hours after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines on mask-wearing, the City of Boise made changes to its … Read more

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