A Man in Orders

Chef Lou Aaron (the Westside Drive In) is an icon. Idahoans have seen his appearances on the Food Network with Guy Fieri and Alton Brown or have caught his cooking demonstrations on KTVB. His story is well known: Lou is a hometown boy who does good.

Live for Today, Prepare for Tomorrow

When and how did you discover you were serious about cycling? 

Family Band

 Article Julie Meyer | Photography Provided  Three years ago, Boise Lifestyle introduced readers to The Runaway Hamsters, a group of sibling musicians who raise money for children’s charities by sharing their talents. Since we last checked in with the band in 2015, they have had amazing success in achieving their goals and have raised thousands for the charities they support, such…

Eagle Tennis Club

2016 will be a good year for tennis lovers in the Treasure Valley. Eagle Tennis Club plans to open Phase I of their facilities, located at the Southeast corner of Highway 44 (State Street) and Edgewood Lane, in March. Phase I will include a 90,000 square foot state-of-the art tennis facility with 12 indoor climate-controlled courts, a 300-foot-long floating mezzanine…

Bliss After 40

Jen Justis has lived a pretty adventurous life, engaging in several careers and volunteer opportunities. From wilderness instructor for at-risk teenagers, to wilderness field medic, to elementary classroom teacher, and now, certified life coach.


To get on board for a musical journey with Smooth Avenue, visit BoiseBlues.org/smooth-avenue-band or find them on Facebook. If you’re a blues fan in Boise, you’ve probably heard Smooth Avenue—the six-piece blues band fronted by vocalist James ‘JT’ Tyler. “People sometimes ask where the name Smooth Avenue comes from,” says Tyler. “A former band member commented that I have a…

Hamsters Help Out

As residents of the Treasure Valley, we pride ourselves on being a community where people are not afraid to pitch in and help out. The Runaway Hamsters, a local music group does exactly that.