Dating is hard for everyone, but we all have that one friend that it just seems to be the hardest for. I was that friend for many years, and my friend Rachel is that person for me. Rachel was in a verbally abusive marriage for a long time and finally got the courage to leave a couple years a…

The Vervain Collective, in the Roots Zero Waste Market in Garden City, started as a collective that supports what it calls the natural health community. The storefront is filled with little bottles of bitters, tinctures, plants, teas, herbs and organic skincare, but the shop also offers a lo…

Boise has a lot of music, but one genre that sometimes gets left by the wayside is hip-hop. People may not think Boise when they think hip-hop, but maybe they should. There are a lot of different artists here that put out a ton of music and try to support the culture of hip-hop as a whole. O…

The pandemic has been difficult for small business owners, but Tony and Tara Eiguren, owners of The Basque Market, said they’ve been pretty fortunate even over this past year, crediting their great customers. But Tony said seeing how COVID put such a strain on local charities, they decided t…

The last few BW Finds have been about bars opening back up and why not another? The Water Bear Bar is lovely place for a drink and was voted best bar in Best of Boise 2020. It reopened its lounge, with limited capacity, this past weekend, April 24. There are a few changes, people can't just …

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