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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 ...
  • 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...
  • 6 Underrated Adventure Spots within 3 Hours of Boise

    Idaho may be known for it’s potatoes, but don’t let that fool you, Idaho has some of the prettiest sights to see in nature. From hidden trails to large lakes, Idaho continues to impress us with some...
  • The Hidden Oasis Not Far From Boise

    It comes as no shock that once again we’ve found one of the dreamiest spots in Idaho! Toward the Northside of the Snake River Canyon, tucked away in Wendell, Idaho is Box Canyon Springs. This small, ...
  • Totally Boise Park Pick of the Week: Julia Davis

    Chances are if you’ve visited Boise or live in Boise, you have been to Julia Davis Park. Being the oldest park in Boise, Julia Davis Park is a Boise favorite. Julia Davis Park is Boise’s most unique...
  • Boise Realtor Takes the 4x4x48 Challenge in Support of the Ronald McDonald House of Idaho

    Run for Ronald, a fundraiser to help raise money for the families going through tough times being supported by the Ronald McDonald House of Idaho. Tyler Horn, a local Amherst-Madison Boise realtor, ha...
  • Totally Boise’s Park Pick of the Week: Ann Morrison

    Being the biggest park in Boise, it would be a shame not to put Ann Morrison park on the list for Totally Boise’s Park pick of the week. A whopping 153-acres along the Boise Greenbelt, Ann Morrison i...
  • Totally Boise Park Pick of the Week: Molenaar Park

    Located off South Maple Grove, Molenaar Park has built an exciting addition to their 20-acres of land, a dog park! As Molenaar Park makes plans to expand and add many amenities, the dog park comes as ...
  • Totally Boise Park Pick of the Week: Esther Simplot Park

    What was once a small pond, quite literally, has become so much more. It seems that as Boise continues to grow, so does its parks. Esther Simplot Park, home to Quinn’s and Esther Simplot Pond, has ex...
  • Social Distancing PiKINic in the Heart of Downtown Boise with KIN

    KIN has yet to open its doors, but they are still finding innovative ways to make the best of the current pandemic. Utilizing the outdoor space that was once home to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, KI...
  • Fun 4th of July Ideas in Boise

    City fireworks may be canceled but that doesn’t mean the 4th of July is. Falling on a Saturday, there are so many ways to turn the 4th of July into a fun weekend event.
  • Boise Zoo Safely to Reopen with New Guidelines

    The Boise zoo has made plans to reopen Monday, June 22 with new protocols during stage four of Boise reopening. Although not all animal exhibits will be open, the zoo is slowly and safely opening its ...
  • Boise Food Trucks find a home at The Switchback

    Wondering where all the food trucks go on the weekends or where to find them in general? This Summer, chances are they are all dishing up food at The Switchback, located off Old Hickory Way in East Bo...
  • Calling All Artists For July’s Eagle Chalk Art Event

    “Eagle is Strong” this year’s theme for the upcoming July Eagle Art Walk and Eagle Chalk Art event. The Eagle Arts Commission (EAC) has teamed up with Finer Frames to sponsor amateur, professional ...
  • No Cancellations Here, Tamarack Resort to the Wedding Rescue!

    The year 2020 has been the year of cancellations. Canceled concerts, travel plans and unfortunately for many, canceled weddings. Tamarack Resort has brought a solution to that devastating reality.
  • Boise’s Summer Bucket List

    Summer in Boise is one of a kind, soaking up the hot weather and having free-filled days are what we all have been looking forward to! We want to make sure you and the family have an exciting summer f...
  • Celebrating Father’s Day in Boise

    Have you been wondering what you are going to do to make this Father’s Day special? Father’s Day is right around the corner, on June 21st, with the weather warming up and Boise businesses beginning ...
  • 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 ...
  • I Love Kickboxing Boise Excels During Pandemic

    Boise’s I Love Kickboxing is round housing COVID-19 with their contactless workouts. The staff is not only invested in kickboxing, but in keeping everyone as safe as possible. At ILKB, virtual and in...
  • 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.
  • Celebrate National Mutt Day with the Idaho Humane Society

    In 2005, Colleen Paige, Celebrity Pet & Family Lifestyle Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, created National Mutt Day to encourage embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs. The biggest perc...
  • 6 Underrated Adventure Spots within 3 Hours of Boise

    Idaho may be known for it’s potatoes, but don’t let that fool you, Idaho has some of the prettiest sights to see in nature. From hidden trails to large lakes, Idaho continues to impress us with some...
  • The Hidden Oasis Not Far From Boise

    It comes as no shock that once again we’ve found one of the dreamiest spots in Idaho! Toward the Northside of the Snake River Canyon, tucked away in Wendell, Idaho is Box Canyon Springs. This small, ...
  • Totally Boise Park Pick of the Week: Julia Davis

    Chances are if you’ve visited Boise or live in Boise, you have been to Julia Davis Park. Being the oldest park in Boise, Julia Davis Park is a Boise favorite. Julia Davis Park is Boise’s most unique...
  • City of Good Initiative Creating a Better Boise

    City of Good is a nonprofit organization that was created to help feed the Boise community, put people back to work, and continue making our local community stronger in wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
  • The Local Boise Drive-Thru’s You Need to Know

    July 24th, also referred to as National Drive-Thru Day! You can’t expect us not to celebrate the convenience of staying in the comfort of our car, right? Which is why we’ve got this list of the loca...
  • Totally Boise’s Park Pick of the Week: Ann Morrison

    Being the biggest park in Boise, it would be a shame not to put Ann Morrison park on the list for Totally Boise’s Park pick of the week. A whopping 153-acres along the Boise Greenbelt, Ann Morrison i...
  • Bringing East and South African Cuisine to Boise: Aunty Sue’s Kitchen

    Susan Tirima is a veteran when it comes to Kenyan cuisine, that is why she opened Aunty Sue’s Kitchen. What started as cooking for her daughters’ and their friends, has become a successful catering ...
  • Totally Boise Park Pick of the Week: Molenaar Park

    Located off South Maple Grove, Molenaar Park has built an exciting addition to their 20-acres of land, a dog park! As Molenaar Park makes plans to expand and add many amenities, the dog park comes as ...
  • Totally Boise Park Pick of the Week: Esther Simplot Park

    What was once a small pond, quite literally, has become so much more. It seems that as Boise continues to grow, so does its parks. Esther Simplot Park, home to Quinn’s and Esther Simplot Pond, has ex...
  • Fun 4th of July Ideas in Boise

    City fireworks may be canceled but that doesn’t mean the 4th of July is. Falling on a Saturday, there are so many ways to turn the 4th of July into a fun weekend event.
  • Boise Zoo Safely to Reopen with New Guidelines

    The Boise zoo has made plans to reopen Monday, June 22 with new protocols during stage four of Boise reopening. Although not all animal exhibits will be open, the zoo is slowly and safely opening its ...
  • Major COVID-19 spike forces Ada County to backtrack into Stage 3 effective Wednesday, June 24

    A press conference was held Monday, June 22 as Health officials informed the public that Ada County will be taking a step back into Stage 3.
  • Calling All Artists For July’s Eagle Chalk Art Event

    “Eagle is Strong” this year’s theme for the upcoming July Eagle Art Walk and Eagle Chalk Art event. The Eagle Arts Commission (EAC) has teamed up with Finer Frames to sponsor amateur, professional ...
  • No Cancellations Here, Tamarack Resort to the Wedding Rescue!

    The year 2020 has been the year of cancellations. Canceled concerts, travel plans and unfortunately for many, canceled weddings. Tamarack Resort has brought a solution to that devastating reality.
  • Boise’s Summer Bucket List

    Summer in Boise is one of a kind, soaking up the hot weather and having free-filled days are what we all have been looking forward to! We want to make sure you and the family have an exciting summer f...
  • Celebrating Father’s Day in Boise

    Have you been wondering what you are going to do to make this Father’s Day special? Father’s Day is right around the corner, on June 21st, with the weather warming up and Boise businesses beginning ...
  • 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...

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