Before Earle Sullivan, along with his wife Carrie, committed his life to the art of winemaking, he was traveling 280 days out of the year as the COO of a pharmaceuticals company. He wanted to spend time with his two boys, while still engaging in an intellectually stimulating career. Everything he’s done since then has been purposeful in innovating the wine process and bringing it into the community. The brand new Telaya building, opened in February 2016, is utilitarian but built to beautifully blend into the Garden City community. It is located right along the Boise greenbelt on 32nd Street adjacent to The Riverside Hotel. Designed with approachability in mind, you’ll find traveling businessmen from the nearby hotels, after-work groups enjoying a glass before heading home or friends gathering to enjoy the full wine tasting experience.
Jim Temple is a retired World War II Navy veteran who just celebrated his 90th birthday at Overland Court Senior Living and Memory Care in Boise.
The Idaho Botanical Garden announced the hiring of Erin Guerricabeitia as its new executive director. Guerricabeitia is responsible for overseeing the garden’s daily operations, member services, programming, events and horticultural efforts. She will be charged with cultivating new sources of financial support for the garden, acting as a liaison between board and staff, and implementing the strategic and master plans for garden programs and capital development.
One of the most anticipated Treasure Valley events of the year, the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic, draws hundreds of people each day to Ann Morrison Park. With 25-30 hot air balloons each day, the Classic celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016.
The penultimate month of the year is always a special one—one in which we’re reminded of the wealth of gratitude we have for the people in our lives and for the Boise community.
I had just moved to Boise. I didn’t know my way around yet… Where should I do my grocery shopping? Where’s the nearest post office? What church should I attend? Time to get started, I drove to the local Winco ready to conduct my first “audition.” Perhaps this would be my new grocery store.
Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Houzz, Snapfish, email, texting, web browsing, Linked In, computer glitches, updates and viruses. Hey, technology! You are supposed to make my life easier. Come on, help me out here.
PreFunk Beer Bar in Boise started in 2013 with 10 bar stools and 20 tap handles.
Owner and founder Justin Flynn said his original aim was to provide a space for residents to fill up growlers of local and regional craft beer to enjoy at home. In fact, Justin says the bar was the first growler fill station in all of Boise.
A group of entrepreneurs—Jason Crawforth, Karen Meyer, Faisal Shah and John Hale—had all started businesses in Boise or been involved with them in some way.
But they soon realized there wasn’t a local resource that focused on helping people start and scale businesses.