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August 2013

Found 7 blog entries for August 2013.

Navy Day

Boise state football has been a national presence – as far back when the Broncos were admitted into the NCAA and began competition in the then brand new Bronco Stadium in 1970. Ever since, Boise state football has been establishing itself with championship wins and undefeated seasons. The 2006 season ended with a victory in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, and the 2009 team trumped in the 2010 Fiesta Bowl with a season finish 14-0. The 2010 team enjoyed being the second team ever to go 14-0 in the history of major college football – and the Associated Press hung the Broncos up as the 3rd best team in the U.S.

It's no secret that Boiseans love their Boise State Football – home games light up the city with blue and orange – and it's no doubt that Boise state

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Down Town Boise

Idaho is a state of many qualities, both apparent and hidden. For example, Idaho is well known for its potatoes and outdoor recreation resorts, but you might not know that some cities harness geothermal energy. One of these less broadcasted qualities is Idaho’s strength in local business. It is extraordinarily easy to start a business in the state of Idaho, and because of that, local businesses thrive. Here are just a few examples of Idaho’s most interesting local businesses.

Restaurants and Food

The first food that comes to mind when the word "Idaho" is heard is most likely, “potato.” And for good reason. Idaho is the top potato producer in the nation. The most famous local business that has made use of this resource is the J.R. Simplot

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Downtown Boise

As you search for the location for your next home, take time to investigate the amenities Boise homes have to offer you. With a lively community, great location, superb weather, and beautiful parks, Boise holds its place as one of the best cities in the nation. Here are a few highlights of Boise City that have its residents eagerly engaged in a number of activities.

Community

Boise has long been considered similar to Portland. This is because, in its relative geographic isolation, this city has developed a thriving arts community. Boise officials took the initiative, years ago, to make the city self sufficient when it comes to fine arts and they had magnificent success. Before long, Boise was the hometown to several professional organizations.

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Sawtooth Mountains

The following are arguably some of the best movies filmed in our beautiful state of Idaho. With Idaho's exciting geography, sprawling mountain ranges, and unique backdrops, more than a few of Hollywood's most memorable flicks have been shot here.

Bus Stop

Bus Stop is a 1956 film starring Marilyn Monroe and Don Murray. Bus Stop is one of Marilyn Monroe's more unusual movies – as it is neither a comedy or a musical, but more of a drama film. It was the first film she completed after studying acting in New York, and the first film ever for her co star, Don Murray. In a quick summary, the movie is about a rambunctious cowboy, Beauregard, who falls in love with a saloon singer, Chérie, and tries to whisk her away to live with him on his Montana

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White Barn

Idaho is well known for its agriculture industry. Wheat, potatoes, apples, plums, peaches, and hay account for a large portion of Idaho’s income. But you may be surprise to learn that the dairy industry also prospers in Idaho. In fact, according to the United Dairymen of Idaho, Idaho is the second largest producer of milk in the western United States and third largest in the nation. As an investor in property for sale in Idaho you will benefit from this industry, since dairy products sold in the stores are more fresh than they would be in another state. You can enjoy farm fresh milk and dairy products - and hey, who doesn't love a slice of high quality cheese? With this in mind, it only makes sense that dairy processing factories prosper in Idaho.

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Boise Skyline

Everybody knows that the United States is home to some of the tallest, and most magnificent skyscrapers, and over the years, there have been 11 American buildings to be crowned with the achievement of being the world's tallest. In fact, it was Chicago's Home Insurance Building built back in 1885, that is considered the world's very first skyscraper. But since 2011, just 4 of the world's tallest buildings are on U.S. soil, a drop from pre 1990 numbers when the U.S. had each of the top 10 tallest buildings.

Today, One World Trade Center in New York City tops out at 1,776 feet, and as of May of this year, is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere and the 3rd tallest building in the world. The Willis Tower in Chicago, which most people refer to

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There are so many decisions to make when it comes to buying a Boise, Idaho home, it's often an overwhelming experience. From houses, to condos, to townhouses, to new construction homes – the options are vast and extensive. Boise, Idaho is known for its eclectic variety of neighborhoods, both new and old, with an impressive resume of homes and properties that run the gamut of all styles. Boise's North End is arguably our city's crown jewel, where homes with wonderful character and history line the gorgeous tree-lined avenues. With a visit up to Warm Springs, you'll love walking past the unique Victorian style homes, many of which were built around the turn of the 20th century. Boiseans love our downtown area, where ample residential areas provide quick

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