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May 2018

Found 5 blog entries for May 2018.

Things to Do in Boise in June | Boise ID June Events

Summer has officially arrived in the Treasure Valley and the events scene is heating up with the weather. It’s time to jump into the warm-weather fun, whether that’s metaphorical or you’re doing a cannonball into the swimming pool. The Boise June calendar is packed with activities, so you won’t have a chance to get bored between the plays, concerts, shows, and events. On this list, you’ll find activities for date night, afternoons with the family, sporting events, and more to enjoy.

Music on the Water | Esther Simplot Park

June 1-2

Enjoy a lineup of incredible musicians and singers with the backdrop of the stunning Esther Simplot Park. Sip a beverage and grab some food from on-site vendors to make it a day the whole family will enjoy. All of

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Why Boise Is Quickly Becoming a Tech Powerhouse

In 2014, TIME Magazine called Boise “a techy boomtown.” Four years later, their moniker for the City of Trees is proving more than accurate.

Over the past decade, Boise has been experiencing an increasingly rapid influx of skilled workers looking for new jobs in the tech industry and fleeing less affordable areas like Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle.

Boise’s population boom earned the area Forbes’ number one spot in the U.S. this year for overall growth.

The migration has brought in individuals and their families looking for quality schools, lower cost of living, better access to recreation, and shorter commutes, and Boise keeps delivering on every metric.

With a projected wage growth in 2018 of 7.27% and a job growth of 3.58% in 2017

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Boise's Urban Winery Tour

The Wineries and Tasting Rooms of Boise’s Urban Wine Region

The wineries of downtown Boise and the surrounding communities are home to some of the most unique and exquisite local wines. Set in Boise and Garden City, The Southwestern Urban wine region is quickly becoming a hot spot for diverse cuisine, art, culture, and outdoor recreation. Some wine-lovers even hop on their bikes and hit the Boise River Greenbelt to tour and taste these local wineries. Read on and see for yourself why Boise's Urban Wine region is the perfect place to sip and sample Idaho wines with your friends, family or that special someone.

Telaya Wine Co.

Telaya Wine Co - Tasting room and patio space
Photo courtesy of Telaya Wine Co

Telaya Wine Co is owned by husband and wife duo Earl and Carrie Sullivan and named

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Where to Watch Outdoor Movies in Boise This Summer 2018

Summer nights are almost here, promising those golden evenings with family and friends, relaxing as the temperatures cool down and the stars come out. There’s something magical about summer nights, isn’t there? This year, you can add “watch a movie under the stars” to your summer bucket list and check it off at any one of these free outdoor movie events.

Movies Under the Stars | Boise

June through August, the Boise Parks and Recreation Department and Boise Schools Education Foundation will host a series of eight family-friendly movies at parks throughout town. These events are fun-filled evenings with something for everyone. Each movie night starts at 7:00 pm with field games like capture the flag and dodgeball provided by the Parks and

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Ada County Homes Selling in 8 Days; Prices Slip

The median cost for a single-family home in Ada County dropped nearly $10,000 to $297,073 last month. Prices in Canyon County finished April at $208,950, down $3,000 from the month prior.

After reaching $300,000 for the first time in March, Boise prices dipped to $275,000 in April, albeit in line with the record we set this February.

While a decline in home prices in Spring, particularly April, is unusual it's likely to be short-lived.

Throughout the Treasure Valley, properties are selling in a mere 8 days. The fewest days on market since electronic records have been kept (2004).

Over the previous 12 months, home values are up 17.42 percent in Ada County and 16.14 percent in Canyon County. House prices in Boise have risen  15.11 percent.

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