The seeds of revolution are typically sewn through small items like pamphlets, but check out these kitchen towels. Radical Tea Towels offers the home kitchen worker a daily dose of political fire with wisdom ranging from Emma Lazarus' quote from The New engraved on the statue of liberty to w…

The seeds of revolution are typically sewn through small items like pamphlets, but check out these kitchen towels. Radical Tea Towels offers the home kitchen worker a daily dose of political fire with wisdom ranging from Emma Lazarus' quote from The New engraved on the statue of liberty to w…

It's a mix of cycling safety and absolute debauchery. Most people have seen a big diesel truck driving around, hanging brain while it rolls coal through a neighborhood while blowing a stop sign with some sort of faux patriotic sticker on the back. Well, this is the next best thing. Bike Ball…

Candles are roughly a $2 billion business, with most sales taking place around the holidays. The industry employs around 7,000 people with more than 400 manufacturers in the U.S. alone.

Owning a selection of lotions never hurt anyone; after all, moisturizing has always been a dermatologist's go-to fix for skin predicaments—who would ignore a doctor's orders? At Mixed Greens Modern Gifts, there's a seemingly endless supply of different lotions that are locally crafted. One l…

Boise artist Grant Olsen is one of the most celebrated artists in the City of Trees, and has showcased his work in galleries in Los Angeles, Seattle and Portland. Now, he's selling t-shirts to raise money for his softball team. The team's name, "Doom," is printed across each, but their omino…

The Fourth of July is one of the biggest holidays on the American calendar, sharing top billing with Christmas and the releases of iPhones and Star Wars movies. This year, we'll collectively spend billions on backyard barbecues, break out American flags (and flag-bedecked gear) and attend fi…

There are two theories about flip-flops. The first is that they're informal footwear to be worn exclusively in public showers or within 300 feet of a standing body of water. The second is that it's a free country, and people should be able to wear whatever they want. Adherents to either theo…

Nearly 10,000 people traveled to Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England, last year to celebrate the Summer Solstice and witness the sunrise above the planet's most iconic stones. But you won't have to travel half a world away to celebrate the solstice. Our Litha has a Summer Solstice gift box ($35…

Over the years, the City of Boise has done a lot of leg-work helping people get around by bike, but when it comes to hauling stuff—well, that's up to the rider. There are all kinds of backpacks and saddle bags out there for laptops, groceries and even pets, but most of them come up short whe…

While the products that appear in this section are usually one-off items that we in the newsroom have serendipitously discovered, every once in a while we take it upon ourselves to reintroduce one of the feathers in Boise's cap that's simply too cool (or in this case, delicious) for our read…