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  • How to Help the Boise Community From a Distance

    Many people are experiencing changes in their busy day-to-day lives, we’re all continually looking for ways to stay busy, give back, & keep things as normal as possible. We want to be an outlet for w...
  • Out of Work Because of Coronavirus? These Boise Businesses are Hiring

    The coronavirus pandemic is affecting businesses forcing them to close down, resulting in unemployment. 18% of households already reported someone being laid off or having hours reduced due to the cor...
  • Supporting Local Boise Businesses During the Coronavirus

    With this confusing time and the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, small & local businesses are struggling. As fewer people leave their homes, restaurants, cafes & small shops are going through a difficu...
  • Coronavirus Resources in Idaho

    As of March 16, Idaho is currently reporting 5 cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Officials are monitoring it closely prepared to take action as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise in ...
  • How You Can Continue Supporting Our Local Treasure Valley Farmers Markets

    Our favorite time of the year is being able to go out and support local farmers and vendors at our beautiful farmers markets here in the Treasure Valley. The good news is; Farmers markets have been de...
  • 6 Ways to Spend Sunny Days in Boise

    We love this May weather. The weather is still the perfect blend between spring and summer. We think spending our time outdoors helps boost our overall health and wellness. Some would say that makes f...
  • Treefort Music Fest Announces a Live Music Relief Fund

    With the cancellation or postponement of live music events, our local musicians are struggling to find ways to pay their bills. Boise is known for their talented and creative musicians around town and...
  • Giveback to Idaho with Idaho Gives 2020

    Idaho is all about our community and helping others when you can is one of the many reasons we are lucky enough to call this state our home. During these times of feeling helpless, there are still ple...
  • How to Help the Boise Community From a Distance

    Many people are experiencing changes in their busy day-to-day lives, we’re all continually looking for ways to stay busy, give back, & keep things as normal as possible. We want to be an outlet for w...
  • Out of Work Because of Coronavirus? These Boise Businesses are Hiring

    The coronavirus pandemic is affecting businesses forcing them to close down, resulting in unemployment. 18% of households already reported someone being laid off or having hours reduced due to the cor...
  • Supporting Local Boise Businesses During the Coronavirus

    With this confusing time and the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, small & local businesses are struggling. As fewer people leave their homes, restaurants, cafes & small shops are going through a difficu...
  • Treefort Music Fest Postponed

    This morning Treefort Music Fest announced they will be pushing this year’s festival-filled weekend to September 23rd-27th due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • St. Patrick's Day in Boise

    Who doesn’t love to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day and show off a little of your Irish side! Since St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, here are some events happening around Boise, shamrocks, &...
  • Top 9 Treefort 2020 Acts to Check Out

    Treefort is just around the corner & per usual, it’s bigger & better than before! Here at Totally Boise, we’re counting down the days. Treefort festival lands on March 25-29, get ready for five days...
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game... Boise State Baseball is Back!

    We are so excited to be able to cheer on our new Boise State University Baseball Team! Boise State is working on building its on-campus stadium, & they are shooting for their Opening Day to be in Marc...
  • The Ronald McDonald House in Boise Expands

    The Ronald McDonald House in Boise expands making room for every family. The Ronald McDonald House serves families with ill or injured children being treated at a Boise medical facility. It’s time fo...
  • Where to Spend your Super Bowl Sunday in Boise

    If throwing a Super Bowl party isn’t your jam, we don’t blame you. But, we’re sure you still want to celebrate & watch the big game, so here are some places in the treasure valley that are throwing...
  • Your Guide to Valentine’s Day in Boise

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching & we know how hard it can be to find perfect plans. We’re here to give you options for how you can spend your Valentine’s Day in Boise. No matter how you end ...
  • McCall Winter Carnival 2020

    It’s already that time of year again! The iconic McCall Winter Carnival is here. Over 60,000 people are brought to the little town of McCall for the week long extravaganza. Lots to do and lots to kno...
  • Exciting Growth for Boise in 2020

    Boise is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., Boise is continuing to expand with a new BSU sports team, new businesses, & changes within our local government. We love seeing our beautiful ci...
  • Celebrate New Years Eve 2019 in Boise

    The key to great New Year's Eve, staying warm! Here's a list form the Totally Boise team to identify the top New Years Eve spots in Boise, Idaho for 2019.
  • 6 of the Best Ways to Keep Warm in Boise

    Cool air and snow-filled days are upon us, indoor activities are calling! We love exploring the outdoors & the snow makes it that much better, but sometimes you just need to bundle up & keep warm indo...
  • Where's Santa in Boise?

    Christmas is right around the corner and Santa, Mrs. Claus and all the elves are hard at work getting ready for the big day. But we’ve heard they’re making time to see everyone who’s made the nice ...
  • Boise Christmas Lights Installer Brings Joy to the Treasure Valley

    Christmas time brings an abundance of joy from the delicious treats, time spent with loved ones, but most importantly for the Christmas cheer brought from beautiful lights strung on houses around the ...
  • Are You Ready To Visit Boise Bars This Weekend?

    With the Rebound Idaho plan moving forward with Stage Three beginning Saturday, May 30, another wave of entities are allowed to reopen their doors to the public. Included in Stage Two is outdoor pools...
  • A Huge List of Treasure Valley Restaurants Opening This Weekend during Phase 2 Idaho Re-Opening

    We’ve all been patiently waiting for things to slowly open up, and the time has finally come. With the Idaho Rebounds Plan put in place, beginning this Saturday, May 16, we will be entering Stage Two...
  • Supporting Local Boise Businesses During the Coronavirus

    With this confusing time and the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic, small & local businesses are struggling. As fewer people leave their homes, restaurants, cafes & small shops are going through a difficu...
  • 6 Best Ice Cream Shops in Boise

    We’re going to be treating ourselves to our favorite sweet treat- ice cream! The Treasure Valley is filled with special ice cream joints, we challenge you to try each of these places this ice cream s...
  • A New Guru Donuts in Eagle, Idaho?

    Get ready to enjoy your favorite local Boise donuts at a new location! Guru Donuts is adding a new shop on Eagle road & we’ve got all the sweet details you need to know. Guru Donuts is just around th...
  • St. Patrick's Day in Boise

    Who doesn’t love to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day and show off a little of your Irish side! Since St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner, here are some events happening around Boise, shamrocks, &...
  • Top 10 Restaurants in Boise According to OpenTable

    According to OpenTable here are the top 10 restaurants everyone is raving about around Boise. OpenTable has listed the best, most hip restaurants that we all need to go try! For those of you who have ...
  • 5 Restaurants You Haven't Heard of in Boise

    This blog post is perfect for foodies, or anyone who loves to try new restaurants. Any foodie knows some of the best places are hidden gems. These five restaurants have great reviews, unique menus & a...
  • Budget-Friendly Date Ideas in Boise

    We know how hard it is to figure out the perfect date night to make your significant other feel special. But, we also know how difficult it is to find that perfect date night that doesn’t drain your ...
  • Your Guide to Valentine’s Day in Boise

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching & we know how hard it can be to find perfect plans. We’re here to give you options for how you can spend your Valentine’s Day in Boise. No matter how you end ...
  • The Newest Spot in Boise’s Food Scene: Tupelo Honey

    Tupelo Honey strives to stay true to its roots of Southern hospitality, responsible sourcing, & chef-driven menus. Tupelo Honey is bringing Boise a modern restaurant with a Southern twist, taking the ...
  • Trader Joe's Grand Opening in Meridian

    Trader Joes in Meridian is set for their grand opening Thursday, October 17th. During the event, there will be music, games, prizes, & fun. Trader Joes has 30 locations across the western US including...
  • 6 of the Best Brunch Spots in Boise

    A little brunch never hurt anybody! Some people love breakfast, some people love lunch… which is why everybody loves brunch! Sometimes it can be hard to choose between so many spots for brunch in Boi...
  • 19 Things You Have to be in Boise to Understand

    Whenever you visit a new place, it’s a good idea to get a sense of the culture before turning up and saying or doing something inappropriate. The same is true of Boise, the capital city of Idaho, tuc...
  • 6 of the Best Pizza Spots in Boise

    From deep dish to thin crust, we love ALL pizza. So of course, we’ve put together a list of all our fave pizza places in the area! Check out our top six picks for the BEST pizza in Boise, Idaho. Tota...
  • The Summer Cocktails You NEED to Try & The Barbecue Food to Pair Them With

    For all our cocktail lovers, this one’s for you!With summer in its midst and the 4th of July quickly approaching, we’ve concocted a list of our favorite summer cocktails that we think you ...
  • What's Coming to Boise 2019

    Sometimes it isn’t until new businesses are up and running that you know they exist. There is also the case where you might see construction, or even hear rumors of what that new building or old busi...
  • Watch out Garden City, a New Brewery & Taproom is Set to Open in Eagle, Idaho

    If you’re familiar with Eagle, Idaho, then you are well aware of the vacant and abandoned building in the heart of downtown Eagle. Gem State Brewing – a soon-to-be production brewery and taproom is ...
  • Best Restaurants to Take Your Dog in Boise

    As the weather starts to get nicer, and the sun starts to come out, all of Boise’s restaurant patios come out too. And who doesn’t love patio chilling? But one of the best parts about the opening of...
  • The Massive New Albertson’s By The Village Finally Has An Opening Date! And It’s Sooner Than You’d Think!

    We’re sure by now you’ve either seen or heard of the Albertson’s store that opened up on Broadway in July of last year. You know, the one that kind of resembles a Whole Foods and has a much more mo...
  • No Phones While Driving, Boise.

    Boise City Council just restricted using phones while driving except if it’s “hands-free." This ordinance will prevent texting & driving and make the roads safer for the city of Boise! Along with Me...
  • “What if?”: Boise’s 2019 Startup Week

    It’s year four for Boise Startup Week! Starting October 7th, celebrate Idaho’s growing ecosystem. Boise Startup Week is a festival free to the public & will take place at venues throughout downtown ...
  • Meet Boise’s da Vinci Doc

    Did you know general surgery is a distinct surgical specialty? Meet Dr. Steven Williams, Boise’s best general surgeon and expert in minimally invasive surgical procedures. Dr. Williams specializes in...
  • Get Excited to Ski Idaho This Summer

    COIVD-19 won’t stop our Ski Idaho resorts from opening for summer biking and exploring. Each location has come up with comprehensive plans to ensure the safety of visitors, staff, and the community.
  • How You Can Continue Supporting Our Local Treasure Valley Farmers Markets

    Our favorite time of the year is being able to go out and support local farmers and vendors at our beautiful farmers markets here in the Treasure Valley. The good news is; Farmers markets have been de...
  • 6 Ways to Spend Sunny Days in Boise

    We love this May weather. The weather is still the perfect blend between spring and summer. We think spending our time outdoors helps boost our overall health and wellness. Some would say that makes f...
  • Top 5 Hiking Areas Within 3 Hours of Boise

    One of the best things about Boise is its accessibility of beautiful hiking trails all around the Treasure Valley. With the warm months coming up hiking with our friends and furry animals is one of th...
  • Bring the Party to Your Neighborhood, Boise

    Who said you can’t have a dance party while obeying the social distancing order? Everyone needs a dance party every once and a while and what could be more exciting than having your own neighborhood ...
  • 9 Backyard Activities For The Family

    With winter finally coming to an end, Boise is finally starting to see the sun come out, the temperature rise, and the sun setting later and later. Let us just say, Boise, everyone needs it so please ...
  • How to Help the Boise Community From a Distance

    Many people are experiencing changes in their busy day-to-day lives, we’re all continually looking for ways to stay busy, give back, & keep things as normal as possible. We want to be an outlet for w...
  • 5 Ideas for Spring Break in Boise

    Boise in the springtime is pretty great. There are endless adventures to take, places to see, and yummy restaurants to try. Spring break is your chance to enjoy time with friends and family, doing thi...
  • Did you know There are Two Types of Canada Geese in Boise?

    Canada Geese are the main species we see at our Boise’s parks, golf courses, ponds & even on Boise State’s Campus. But did you know that there are two types of populations of Canada Geese in the Tre...
  • Budget-Friendly Date Ideas in Boise

    We know how hard it is to figure out the perfect date night to make your significant other feel special. But, we also know how difficult it is to find that perfect date night that doesn’t drain your ...
  • The New Boise Bike Park is Open

    Many love the fact that Boise is embracing the ever-growing bike culture. Boise had a soft opening of it’s newest bike park located in the Military Reserve Area off Mountain Cove Road in December. Th...
  • McCall Winter Carnival 2020

    It’s already that time of year again! The iconic McCall Winter Carnival is here. Over 60,000 people are brought to the little town of McCall for the week long extravaganza. Lots to do and lots to kno...
  • Idaho’s Newest Nonprofit: The Library of Things

    We had the opportunity to talk with Paul Johnson, the founder of Library of Things, & learn more about his ideas behind the Idaho Share & Supply. Before creating Library of Things, Paul traveled as a ...
  • Idaho's 5 Best Getaway Towns Within 3 Hours of Boise

    Sometimes a getaway trip is the cure you never knew you needed. Whether you’re looking for an escape during summer, fall, or winter, the good news is, Boise has multiple close getaway towns that will...
  • Spooky and Wickedly Fun Halloween Events in Boise

    If you’re like us, you love to celebrate the scary fun traditions of Halloween. Carving pumpkins, trick-or-treating & listening to scary stories are a few of the ways we enjoy the month of October. W...
  • 5 Things To Do in Boise Before the Leaves Fall

    Hurry! Fall is quickly approaching. Before it gets too chilly out there, here’s a list of a few things to seize the final days of summer. Before the leaves start falling in Boise we list our top 5 ac...
  • 19 Things You Have to be in Boise to Understand

    Whenever you visit a new place, it’s a good idea to get a sense of the culture before turning up and saying or doing something inappropriate. The same is true of Boise, the capital city of Idaho, tuc...
  • ‘Tis the Huckleberry Season: Recipes For You to Try!

    It’s that time of year where we celebrate the huckleberry! Albertsons on Broadway & Albertsons Market Street are utilizing this week to offer not only fresh huckleberries but a variety of huckleberry...
  • Your Guide to Last-Minute Summertime Fun

    We don’t have much more time to soak up the hot weather, enjoy free-filled days, or to show our kids around the surrounding areas. It’s time to squeeze in some last-minute summertime fun for you & y...
  • 6 Places to Watch Free Live Music in Boise

    Spend the evenings outside on a patio with your closest friends & family enjoying live music. With Boise’s growing community of artists and musicians, we’re excited to say the music scene has been e...
  • Experience These Idaho Business Virtually At Home

    At Totally Boise, we’re always looking for ways to continue growing & experiencing all the things we love from home. Here is our list of local Idaho businesses who are giving you the opportunity to e...
  • 10 Self Care Ideas While In Quarantine

    Why not use this quarantine as a time to practice self-care? The only thing we can do is take care of ourselves & stay inside to take care of others. Here are 10 self-care ideas to make sure you are s...
  • 8 Ways to Keep the Kids Busy During Social Distance

    Keeping a schedule is not only going to keep parents sane but will help keep the kiddos busy and will bring a sense of comfort having a routine during these unsettling, confusing times. Totally Boise ...
  • Something Other Than COVID-19

    We've compiled a list of some exciting news & great websites if you’re over reading articles about Coronavirus. Check out this Totally Boise blog for more exciting local news in Boise & how they are ...
  • Working From Home Tips

    This week kicks off our first week working from home. We’re incredibly thankful we’re able to work from home & have the technology available to easily connect as a team. Working from home can be cha...
  • How to Help the Boise Community From a Distance

    Many people are experiencing changes in their busy day-to-day lives, we’re all continually looking for ways to stay busy, give back, & keep things as normal as possible. We want to be an outlet for w...
  • The Ronald McDonald House in Boise Expands

    The Ronald McDonald House in Boise expands making room for every family. The Ronald McDonald House serves families with ill or injured children being treated at a Boise medical facility. It’s time fo...
  • Where to Spend your Super Bowl Sunday in Boise

    If throwing a Super Bowl party isn’t your jam, we don’t blame you. But, we’re sure you still want to celebrate & watch the big game, so here are some places in the treasure valley that are throwing...
  • Your Guide to Valentine’s Day in Boise

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching & we know how hard it can be to find perfect plans. We’re here to give you options for how you can spend your Valentine’s Day in Boise. No matter how you end ...
  • The Downtown Boise Party You Don’t Want to Miss

    Get ready to sing your heart out! Voicebox Karaoke has joined Boise’s downtown scene on Front Street. With 71,000 songs to choose from and private booths, we’re sure you’re ready for some wild nigh...
  • 6 of the Best Ways to Keep Warm in Boise

    Cool air and snow-filled days are upon us, indoor activities are calling! We love exploring the outdoors & the snow makes it that much better, but sometimes you just need to bundle up & keep warm indo...
  • Idaho’s Newest Nonprofit: The Library of Things

    We had the opportunity to talk with Paul Johnson, the founder of Library of Things, & learn more about his ideas behind the Idaho Share & Supply. Before creating Library of Things, Paul traveled as a ...
  • Your First Inside Look of Meridian's Vertical View Climbing Gym

    Vertical View is Boise’s next indoor climbing gym, filled with rock climbing walls designed to give you the experience of a lifetime! We stopped by for a tour with the Vertical Views’ Administrator ...
  • Treasure Valley Small Business Event: The Social Shoot

    The Social Shoot was created for like-minded business owners in the Treasure Valley to network, update their headshots with two incredible photographers and create digital assets.
  • 19 Things You Have to be in Boise to Understand

    Whenever you visit a new place, it’s a good idea to get a sense of the culture before turning up and saying or doing something inappropriate. The same is true of Boise, the capital city of Idaho, tuc...
  • This Fitness Studio Owner Wants You to STOP Comparing Yourself

    Unsure of what to expect, I was instantly greeted with a warm presence & tight hug from Jen, the owner of Barre3 Eagle. Jen invited me to take one of her classes to experience what Barre3 is all abou...
  • Meridian’s unBound is the Ultimate Tech Hangout Spot

    If you're interested in photo / video editing, audio engineering, 3D-Printing or any other facet of modern technology, you might have just found a second home.
  • Training Treasure Valley Athletes: Idaho Fitness Academy

    Idaho Fitness Academy is a high-performance training facility designed by athletes for athletes, and those looking to make a serious commitment to their long-term health and success in their career.
  • 6 Ways to Spend Sunny Days in Boise

    We love this May weather. The weather is still the perfect blend between spring and summer. We think spending our time outdoors helps boost our overall health and wellness. Some would say that makes f...
  • 9 Backyard Activities For The Family

    With winter finally coming to an end, Boise is finally starting to see the sun come out, the temperature rise, and the sun setting later and later. Let us just say, Boise, everyone needs it so please ...
  • Lift Spirits During ‘Home and Shelter’

    Whether it's distant visits with family, Facetime birthday parties, or neighborhood parades we’re continually finding ways to be in the company of our friends, family, & community. These stories have...
  • 8 Ways to Keep the Kids Busy During Social Distance

    Keeping a schedule is not only going to keep parents sane but will help keep the kiddos busy and will bring a sense of comfort having a routine during these unsettling, confusing times. Totally Boise ...
  • Find Your Stray Pet at the Idaho Humane Society

    The Idaho Humane Society just launched their online portal for any stray pets on their website! The public portal is updated as soon as pets are brought into the shelter from good Samaritans & Humane ...
  • How to Help the Boise Community From a Distance

    Many people are experiencing changes in their busy day-to-day lives, we’re all continually looking for ways to stay busy, give back, & keep things as normal as possible. We want to be an outlet for w...
  • 5 Ideas for Spring Break in Boise

    Boise in the springtime is pretty great. There are endless adventures to take, places to see, and yummy restaurants to try. Spring break is your chance to enjoy time with friends and family, doing thi...
  • Did you know There are Two Types of Canada Geese in Boise?

    Canada Geese are the main species we see at our Boise’s parks, golf courses, ponds & even on Boise State’s Campus. But did you know that there are two types of populations of Canada Geese in the Tre...
  • A New Guru Donuts in Eagle, Idaho?

    Get ready to enjoy your favorite local Boise donuts at a new location! Guru Donuts is adding a new shop on Eagle road & we’ve got all the sweet details you need to know. Guru Donuts is just around th...
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game... Boise State Baseball is Back!

    We are so excited to be able to cheer on our new Boise State University Baseball Team! Boise State is working on building its on-campus stadium, & they are shooting for their Opening Day to be in Marc...
  • Meridian's Very Own Bark Wash and Treate Shoppe

    If you haven’t heard yet, you need to go down to the locally owned Bark Wash & Treat Shoppe in Meridian. It is a privately owned self-service & professional groom dog wash, owned by one of our Boise ...
  • The New Boise Bike Park is Open

    Many love the fact that Boise is embracing the ever-growing bike culture. Boise had a soft opening of it’s newest bike park located in the Military Reserve Area off Mountain Cove Road in December. Th...
  • The Ronald McDonald House in Boise Expands

    The Ronald McDonald House in Boise expands making room for every family. The Ronald McDonald House serves families with ill or injured children being treated at a Boise medical facility. It’s time fo...
  • Where to Spend your Super Bowl Sunday in Boise

    If throwing a Super Bowl party isn’t your jam, we don’t blame you. But, we’re sure you still want to celebrate & watch the big game, so here are some places in the treasure valley that are throwing...
  • Your Guide to Valentine’s Day in Boise

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching & we know how hard it can be to find perfect plans. We’re here to give you options for how you can spend your Valentine’s Day in Boise. No matter how you end ...
  • McCall Winter Carnival 2020

    It’s already that time of year again! The iconic McCall Winter Carnival is here. Over 60,000 people are brought to the little town of McCall for the week long extravaganza. Lots to do and lots to kno...
  • Exciting Growth for Boise in 2020

    Boise is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S., Boise is continuing to expand with a new BSU sports team, new businesses, & changes within our local government. We love seeing our beautiful ci...
  • The Downtown Boise Party You Don’t Want to Miss

    Get ready to sing your heart out! Voicebox Karaoke has joined Boise’s downtown scene on Front Street. With 71,000 songs to choose from and private booths, we’re sure you’re ready for some wild nigh...
  • 6 of the Best Ways to Keep Warm in Boise

    Cool air and snow-filled days are upon us, indoor activities are calling! We love exploring the outdoors & the snow makes it that much better, but sometimes you just need to bundle up & keep warm indo...
  • Jensen Jewelers is Now Open at The Village at Meridian

    Jensen Jewelers is a privately owned fine jewelry store that began in Twin Falls and has expanded to 14 stores across Idaho, Montana, Nevada, and Wyoming. This family-owned shop continues to flourish ...

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