"We got our hands on as many pumpkin beers as we could off the shelves at the local stores and read about them and tasted all of them," said Schisel.
Stay Weird Boise's motto is "keeping Boise weird, one photo at a time." Founded by Ryan Smith and his wife, Tess, the blog is "a light-hearted look at the people, places and things that make Boise what it is."
Chicago transplants Jerry and Hiral Fandel moved to Boise eight years ago to take over Jerry's Market. In October 2011, after struggling to find some of their favorite Windy City comfort foods, they decided to start offering rotating hot specials from around 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
On Sept. 2, Campbell's released 1.2 million special-edition cans of brightly colored tomato soup that pay homage to Warhol and are only available at Target stores nationwide.
"My dogs just loved it," said Zach Jones, manager of Boise Co-op's Pet Shop, which carries the treats. "They just licked and licked and licked until it was gone."
"We are referring to it as the 'Garden City 40.' It's kind of gangster," said Crooked Fence's Kelly Knopp.