May 02, 2019 at 12:19pm | Jonna Weber
There's so much buzz circulating about Boise and across the Treasure Valley - it can be hard to keep track of it all. But don't worry, we've got you covered! This is our monthly recap designed to highlight "all the buzz about Boise". Perfect for life-long Boiseans, newcomers, potential re-locators, and out-of-state investors alike - there is something for everyone. Enjoy!

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Boise - Top 10 Biking Towns in the West
Source: Sunset Magazine
Listed among cities like Boulder and Moab - Boise is a mecca for bike enthusiasts! With our 22-mile Greenbelt, abundance of biking trails, and more than a dozen bike clubs hosting free clinics, and events year-round - Boise is a great choice for bikers. Check out the full article to learn more and/or to see what other great western cities made the list.

3 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the Season Premiere of Boise Boys
Source: HGTV 
If you haven't seen Boise home renovators Clint Robertson and Luke Caldwell on HGTV's Boise Boys, you are in for a treat. Check out this fun article detailing why this Boise-based show (and duo) are gaining fans across the nation as they navigate the challenges of home renovation projects throughout the Treasure Valley. The new season just premiered last week - or to catch up on episodes from season one, click here.  

The 25 Best Places to Retire in 2019
Source: Forbes
Noting our city's robust economy, low cost of living, "serious low crime rate", great weather, good air quality, and more; Forbes recently recognized Boise as being the third best city to retire in for 2019. Check out the full article for all of the details.

Boise Aims to be 'Age-Friendly Community' and Help Older Adults Live Comfortably
Source: KBOI TV
The City of Boise recently announced that they are working with AARP, Valley Regional Transit and the Boise Parks and Recreation Department to make Boise a more 'age-friendly' city. “Our team is constantly looking for ways to provide the best possible experience and community connection for older adults,” said Doug Holloway, Boise Parks and Recreation director. “After taking over the Dick Eardley Senior Center in 2017, we’ve worked hard to update programming, increase access to technology and connect users to important services within the community. Joining this important network is even more proof of that commitment.”

Boise Among Top 20 Places to Live in the US
Source: US News
Touted as being "a recreationalist's paradise", Boise was recognized (yet again) as being one of the best places to live in the US.  Boise is praised for it's proximity to the great outdoors, booming downtown area, diverse restaurant offerings, and more. Check out the full article to learn more and/or to see how other cities compare.

Idaho Unemployment Rate Stays Below National Average
Source: Idaho Press Tribune
According to the Idaho Department of Labor, Idaho’s unemployment rate has remained steady (and low) at 2.9%. This marks the 16th consecutive month unemployment as been at or below 3 percent. The national unemployment rate is 3.8%.

What's Happening in Boise: Your May 2019 Calendar
Source: Boise Convention & Visitors Bureau
There's so much happening in and around the Treasure Valley! To ensure you don't miss anything this spring (and summer), be sure to check out Boise's great, comprehensive calendar of local events.

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