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Donald J. Pliner By Style Spy Girl

Last month I had the honor and privilege of interviewing renowned footwear & handbag designer Donald J. Pliner at a special Dillard's event, at Boise Towne Square! (Read Part 1 of my interview here.) Of course, when meeting a fashion legend, one wants to look her best. So I was thrilled when Dillard's offered to outfit me from their store!My v...
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Bar Code’s Justin Zora Featuring Torch Lounge

Ok, so Bar Stars and crew put on our big boy pants a few nights ago and headed over to The Torch. Now before we get into what a great time we had, let's talk about the elephant in the room (ok, maybe a bad analogy for this type of venue). But let's be honest here, it's a gentlemen's club complete with dancing girls and private rooms. B...
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Bar Stars with Justin Zora Featuring R-Bar

When it comes to bars and restaurants, sometimes all it takes is the right name; names that paint a picture or infuse a memory. Names like Cheers, The Ritz, or maybe even R-Bar. Now before you guys flip out, I'm not necessarily comparing a small local hangout in Boise Idaho to a nationally televised sitcom that can probably be attributed to the vas...
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As You Like It with the Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Confession, I can never get enough of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. This passion, which dangerously borders on obsession, was inaugurated several years ago when I first stepped into the outdoor amphitheater to see Romeo and Juliet set during the 20s. That evening the cast shimmered with flappers dripping in fringe and the smooth notes of jazz ush...
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Saint Lawrence Gridiron

If the wind is blowing the right direction you can smell it from a few blocks away – pork and ribeye smoking away leisurely as they perfume the air with their seared woodsy aroma and inspire all appetites within range to demand immediate satisfaction. If you have wandered around downtown Boise recently you many have experienced this thanks to the n...
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