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The city of Boise has been dedicated to the environment and keeping the city as clean as possible. There are many programs and ordinances in place in the city that are designed specifically to protect the water and air from pollution, to keep it as safe as possible for the residents of Boise. The waste management program of the city is no different. There’s a lot to remember, especially for the residents who are asked to participate, but the program is amazing and doing a great job of keeping the environment of Boise clean. All guidelines for Boise residents on what should be included in each different trash cart can be found on curbit.cityofboise.org, but this article should help make things clear for you as well in case you are confused, or just

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Every celebrity seems to have their own spot that they love to go in order to take a break from the world. It can often be pretty surprising just what a particular celebrity’s vacation place of choice is. For those who are familiar with the area, it's not hard to see why a celebrity who has enough money to spend their time anywhere in the world would want to spend such a large amount of time in an Idaho city like Boise. That's the thing, this is just where famous actor Matt Damon surprisingly decides to visit and fairly often.

What is it that brings this Academy Award Winner to this area of the United States? He could go anywhere, so what is it that is so special about Boise? Well, his frequent trips to the city began back in 2002 when a special

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If Idaho has a heart, it is Boise. Of course, since Boise is the capital of the state that might be a little obvious to you, but it is the heart of Idaho for other reasons as well. Idaho is an incredible state and Boise is an incredible city to compliment it. But what makes Boise special? What is it about the city that has made it so populous in a state that is otherwise somewhat barren? Sure, Idaho has a lot of people in it, but they are spread out and do not add up to more than most of the other states in our great country. Again, the fact that Boise is the capital of Idaho has done a lot of help it grow but there are other things about Boise that make it a wonderful city and a great place to live or visit. While the many residents of Boise might

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The Gem State’s largest city is popular for so many different things, and there is no shortage of great entertainment to be found there. No matter what outdoor or indoor activities you enjoy, you are bound to find something for you in Boise! If you are spending time in the area and you have a particular passion for good music, you are in luck! There are so many amazing places to go and enjoy great music, and there are some fantastically talented local artists that you will have the pleasure of hearing if you know where to go!

During the warmer months that the state is praised for, the Idaho Botanical Garden is one of the greatest places in Boise to go and have a great outdoor concert experience! During the summer season, The Botanical Garden has

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When you think of the City of Trees, what comes to your mind? If you are a resident of Idaho, the actual city was probably on your mind. But really, Boise is a fantastical city surrounded by the magic of Idaho’s natural spender. It has done a lot to earn the name City of Trees since it came into being with so many trees planted within and without the city and a vibe that makes it difficult to realize a difference between Boise and the rest of Idaho that there is less city and more nature. Boise is a city worth exploring but since it is the largest city in Idaho, you are probably going to need a few highlights to start with. Here are the parts of the city you might consider making a point to visit early in your tour.

I would say the main point of

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While you may not hear music from Boise, Idaho at the top of the charts, one thing is for sure— Boise’s local music scene has heart. Idaho’s quickly growing capital city is full of cozy little nooks and exciting larger venues that are sure to give every listener something to love. Whether it’s a relaxed, easy-listening environment you’re looking for, or a fast-paced, upbeat one, you’ll have all the options when you come to Boise! Here are a few local gems you should pay a visit to while you explore the City of Trees.

If it’s good sound you’re after, get a group together and head over to Neurolux. Often described as having a very relaxed and hipster environment, Neurolux is one of the top spots in Boise to see live music. Open from noon to two in

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Boise, Idaho is ideally located for anyone wanting to do some hiking. Since the city is nestled right next to the foothills, there is a myriad of opportunities for hiking. There are all kinds of trails from easy quick hikes, to longer ones that are more difficult. No matter what your level of skill is when it comes to hiking, the Boise area has something for you.

Let’s start off simple. If you have no hiking experience at all, but you still want to get a good jaunt in, the Greenbelt is an excellent choice. It’s also great for casual jaunts with friends or family, a leisurely break by the river, or a nice run. The Greenbelt is a paved path that runs along the Boise River. There is no elevation change, and a great thing about traveling along the

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Recycling is an important part of keeping the environment a clean and safe place, and in many cities, it can be quite difficult to figure out just how to recycle and it can often be too inconvenient to be able to find time to do it. It can also be tough to know exactly what can be recycled. Luckily, because the City of Boise and other government workers in Ada County have made great strides to help the community to recycle and become aware of how they can do it, the Treasure Valley is one of the easiest places to recycle it! The effort put into recycling in the area offers recycling pickup every other week, so there really is no need to worry about the things you are trying to recycle piling up and taking up space. So just what can you recycle and how

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Boise is by far the largest city in the great state of Idaho, and as such, you’ll find so many great things to do there. Whether you just recently moved to the city, have lived there for a long time, or are just paying a visit, you are sure to find something fresh, new, and fun to do in the city. There are some really interesting and unique tourist attractions to check out, some places that are favorites to the locals, and of course, just like the rest of the state, Boise is home to some absolutely amazing sights to see that will take your breath away.

One classic spot where many enjoy spending a day in the Boise area is Zoo Boise. As the biggest zoo available in the Gem State, Zoo Boise does not disappoint when it comes to great attractions and

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Summer in the Treasure Valley is a fun and energetic time where people are always outside and being active. The landscapes are beautiful and there are so many places to check out wildlife and interact with nature. There are plenty of places to go fishing for a day or floating on the Boise River in a raft, on a paddleboard or in an inflatable tube. There are parks where you may set up a picnic, play games and enjoy time outside. The sky's the limit in the summer in the Treasure Valley for there are so many things to do. There are places to go hiking, biking and if you want to extend the day trip into a weekend trip you may find places to set up camp as well. A lot of people enjoy going to the Boise Zoo in the summer and they make a day trip out of that

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