S1E49 - The Secret Life of Boise Santas

Who are Boise’s Santas? Today’s story gives you a look inside the life of two real life Boise Santas Clauses.

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S1E47 - A Dog Named Alabama

The story of Freedom Bound Hounds is more like a book. It’s a story made up of many stories – 869 stories to be exact. And it all begins with a dog named Alabama.

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S1E46 - Shop Local Guide 2023

Christmas is in 34 days! Here’s some great ideas for shopping locally this holiday season. 

Read the newsletter: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs Gift shops: Sagebrush Collective, Mixed Greens, Flying M, Dunia Marketplace, The Lost & Found. Wearable: UNHLY Supply Handmade: Clay By Shay, folk + lore Read my story about folk + lore House plants: A Succulent Day Food: Chicana Foods, Hudson Baking Co, Nora’s Family Bakery Boise board games + stickers + more: Boise OG Toys & games: G. Willikers Toy Merchant, All Weather Adventure Kits Book stores: Rediscovered Books, Once and Future Books, The Lit Room Experiences: Steelheads hockey game tickets, Treefort Music Fest tickets, cooking class with Season + Taste (use code FALLFORME20) for 20% off cooking classes) No idea:Hunt & Gather Gifts curated gift boxes, IdaHoned knife sharpening (use code FROMBOISE for 20% off your first service) Pet gifts: Bark n’ Purr, Molly’s Healthy Pet Food Market Buy From Boise merch 

NOTE: I said Sagebrush Collective multiple in this episode, but the store is actually called Sagebrush COLLABORATIVE. My bad! 

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S1E45 - Nov 16, 2023: Fun Things To Do In Boise & Beyond

Get the scoop on From Boise’s new merch, Wintry Market, drinkin in Hyde Park, details on Bogus Basin’s opening & a peek at Treefort Music Fest 2024!

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](https://www.wintrymarket.com/)at Boise Centre Find From Boise’s booth at Wintry Market: Room 130, Booth #156 Fri Nov 17:Hyde Park Wine Expo Sat Nov 18:Winter Beer Fest Sat Nov 18:Bogus Basin Terrain Park Sat Nov 18:Bogus Basin Terrain Park Tue Nov 21: Snowboard Video Premiere & Winter Kick-off Party at Barbarian Brewing Th Nov 23:Bogus Basin opens for the season on Thanksgiving day

Treefort Music Fest 2024 lineup + passes Out of town tip: warhawkairmuseum.org

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S1E43 - Nov. 9, 2023: Fun Things To Do In Boise

Veterans Day events, holiday prep, new places to drink, Bogus Basin opening date & new merch.

Read the newsletter: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs Fri-Sun Nov 10-12: Opera Idaho's The Falling and the Rising Sat Nov 11:Caldwell Veterans Memorial Hall Veterans Day Celebration Next Sat Nov 18:Eagle Veterans Breakfast + Flag Ceremony  

Holiday events: Fri Nov 10:Scentsy Commons Christmas Lights Ceremony Next Th Nov 16:The Village at Meridian tree lighting Next Fri-Sun Nov 17-19:Caldwell's Winter Wonderland opening weekend Tue-Mon Nov 21-27:St Al's Festival of Trees at Boise Centre Wed Nov 23:Winter Garden aGlow at the Idaho Botanical Garden opens Fri Nov 24:Downtown Boise holiday tree lighting and opening of the new ice skating rink Sat Nov 25:Downtown Nampa Christmas Tree Lighting Fri Dec 1:Downtown Meridian Winter Lights Parade Sat Dec 2:Downtown Boise Holiday Parade Sat Dec 2:Treasure Valley Night Light Parade Sat Dec 2:Eagle Country Christmas at Heritage Park Sat Dec 9:Kuna Down Home Country Christmas

Holiday markets: Fri-Sat Nov 10-11:Caldwell Holiday Craft Bazaar Sat Nov 11:Catalyst Arts Collective Holiday Pop Up Sat Nov 11:Mustard Seed's Annual Holiday Market Sat-Sun Nov 11-12:Bruneau Cowboy Christmas Sun Nov 12:Alternative Christmas Market at Cathedral of the Rockies Next weekend Nov 17-18:Wintry Market at Boise Centre Bert's Brewing in Garden City is opening next Wednesday Nov 15 Proletariat Wine Co 's new tasting room is officially open Next Th Nov 16: Amano & A Succulent Day are hosting a Mezcal Tasting & Agave Workshop Bogus Basin opening day is Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 23 Out of town tip: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise

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S1E42 - The History of Transportation in Boise

Today’s story looks at four different eras of transportation in Boise and the Treasure Valley, from horse-drawn carriages to the streetcar system to buses and automobiles. Stay tuned for next week’s story about the future of transportation in Boise.

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S1E41 - November 2, 2023: Fun things to do in Boise

New speakeasy, espresso martini week, ski swap, Boise bard games and much much more. 

Read the newsletter: fromboise.com Join the BFFs: fromboise.com/bffs TONIGHT: The Alley Lounge, a new speakeasy, opens tonight TONIGHT: First Thursday in downtown Boise TONIGHT: BFF meetup Fri-Sun Nov 3-5: Ski Swap at Expo Idaho Next week Nov 6-13: Espresso Martini Week Sat Nov 4:Idaho Veterans Parade in downtown Boise Sat Nov 4:Veterans Day Cornhole Tournament & BBQ at Merrill Park in Eagle Sat Nov 4:Ontario Veterans Day Parade Sun Nov 5:Warhawk Air Museum Veterans Breakfast Boise OG Surviving Camel's Back board game Boise Monopoly Out of town tip: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise

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S1E40 - Marriage & Murder

Idaho’s first known serial killer, and one of America’s first female serial killers, is Lyda Southard. Today’s story delves into the history of Lyda’s life of marriage & murder.

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