#snowmageddon 2016/2017

Featured image of Boise River by Jocelyn Pulver One of the great anecdotes that has characterized Boise’s weather over the years is Boise is where “you can ski in the morning, then play a round a golf after lunch.” And then there’s #snowtato turned #snowmaggedon – Winter 2016/2017 will be one to remember. Snowmageddon 2017 has…

North End Arts

Boise, the second city in Idaho to pass a percent-for-art ordinance, has demonstrated great community leadership through its sponsorship of numerous public artworks. Capital City Development Corporation and private developers have also generously supported art that contributes to the beauty and interest of our civic spaces. In a very short time, Boise has accumulated over…

Bicycle Safety

About New Bike Laws Boise High School class of 2012’s Kyle Swanstrom’s Boise Bicycle Pamphlet is available by clicking here. From Mayor Dave Bieter prior to the passing of the new bike safety laws…. The City Council last week approved a set of new and revised ordinances designed to improve safety for bicycle riders on…

Northend.org Website

The original Northend.org website started taking shape in 2000 and consisted mostly of plain HTML pages linked together into a working website. It was really good by the standards of the day and it got a lot of notice across the country. Very few neighborhoods had their own website, and those that did and who shared our…

Add the Words Idaho!

Standing for equality for all Idahoans Originally posted on February 10, 2012 Photo credit Devin-Ferrell & Arbiter Online Jan. 2015 A View from The North End Add the Words Legislation Voted Down Along Party Lines In another show of dubious, unaltered socially conservative power, the Idaho Senate State Affairs committee voted NO to print the “Add…

Community Gardens

The following is a list of Community Gardens in and near the North End. Because the information is subject to change, please let us know if there are corrections needed. Sunset Community Garden 2332 N. 36th Street, Boise, Idaho 83703 Jennifer Harrington & Sherilyn Orr http://www.sunsetgarden.org | 208-484-3676 & 208-871-0112 3030 W. Bellamy, Boise, Idaho…

The Nutshell 2016 Election

There are always two or more sides to every argument in politics. But in 2016, agreeing to disagree was thrown out the window and replaced with a “my way or the highway”, “one right way” mentality that the country hasn’t experienced in at least 50 years. Both parties fielded candidates and a vigorous debate ensued on a…

North End Halloween

Cover photo credit – Michael Falvey To say North Enders go all out for Halloween is an understatement. Traditions abound for Halloween. From Giraffe Laugh’s annual trick or treat trip to Hyde Park to the epicenter of Halloween fun and trick or treating in Idaho’s Treasure Valley, Harrison Boulevard, there are few places anywhere that match the…