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Re: “Mountain Riding

A lot of things have changed in those twelve years, and a lot of things have stayed the same.we all rode 26 inch mountain bikes with bar ends and a whopping 60mm of front suspension. Tubeless tyres didn’t yet exist, and the best lights money could buy lasted 3 hours, weighed a tonne, and produced a measly puddle of golden yellow light. Thankfully, they’re all a thing of the past, unlike Wikus’s PA system, the sosaties at check point 3, and the usual pre-race banter about the condition on the kloof. Best Mountain Bike Under : $500 http://empiremountainbikes.com/

Posted by Naj Moutusi on 09/19/2015 at 1:38 AM

Re: “Boise Weekly's 12th Annual Coldest Beer

Unfortunately, it looks like BW took Ajax's advice since they didn't post anything for 2014. I agree temperature is not the judge, but the list of venues and links to their websites was good for review.

Posted by ProgressiveReatly on 06/26/2015 at 8:13 AM

Re: “Boise Weekly 2014 Guide to McCall

I love to go hiking at Goose Creek, hot springs, paddle boarding, eat sushi, drink beer,
ski, boating etc.

Posted by Blondie on 05/21/2015 at 9:24 AM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

This guide is fantastic...amazing .....we have date night every Friday or Saturday and this will easily fill 52 weeks in the year. Thank you for Tara for making our choices so appetizing ))

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Posted by Molly on 04/08/2015 at 5:25 PM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

Toast to a Five Star GUIDE Bon Appetit !!
Well done Tara !!

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Posted by Wally on 04/08/2015 at 5:03 PM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

Very busy first week of April family here for Easter so I just read the guide...very impressive in depth lots of hard work and energy!! NICE JOB TARA)

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Posted by Andy on 04/08/2015 at 4:57 PM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

Toast to a five star guide Bon Appetit!
Job well done Tara !

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Posted by wally on 04/08/2015 at 8:35 AM

Re: “Swing by a Sugar Shack

So in a "Sugar Shack" blog you've got some place selling Olive Oil and fail the mention the Chocolate Bar.

That, right there, is Statesman level reporting folks. You can do better!

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Posted by David Rencher on 04/06/2015 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Essay: Blood Relations

I can't recall a single region in Spain, be it as far from my native Basque Country as the Canary Islands, without Morcilla and Chorizo.

Some info in the Wikipedia:
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morcilla#Espa.C3.B1a
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chorizo#Chorizo_en_Espa.C3.B1a

I'm glad you can enjoy this specialty of the traditional Spanish cuisine. Zorionak! (Congratulations!)

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Posted by Ignacio Urrutia Samper on 04/06/2015 at 6:03 AM

Re: “Essay: Blood Relations

Morcilla is not Basque at all. What makes you write that?? Not even the chorizo.

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Posted by Enrique on 04/06/2015 at 4:46 AM

Re: “Piles of Pinxtos, In-Cider Info

A fun casual food tour that will take you around the city to visit some of our favorite spots in town. Join one of the co-founders of Travel Basque Country on a different kind of walking tour from beer tastings to candy shops, bakeries to fish mongers discover more than just pintxos. For more information go to: www.travelbasquecountry.com

Posted by Robert on 04/06/2015 at 2:13 AM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

A listicle is a composite of a "list" and an "article." It is somewhat akin to a testicle, which is an article about tests.

Posted by boi22toy on 04/05/2015 at 5:49 PM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

BTW, what exactly is a "listicle". A list of popsicles? Sorry, I'm old.

Posted by rockdigger737 on 04/03/2015 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

Love your new format. Boise is finally getting cool! Tara Morgan is not only an excellent writer, but also the Queen of Puns. Good job.

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Posted by rockdigger737 on 04/03/2015 at 3:39 PM

Re: “Boise Weekly's Bar and Restaurant Guide 2015

I really enjoyed this year's edition! I thought I was pretty knowledgeable about Boise dining, but after leafing through this, I realized I have so much to explore - which is a great thing! Thanks for all the helpful hits. I wish any new Boise resident got this in their mailbox. I especially enjoyed reading about the Boise International Market, and notably, the best happy hours. What a great publication encompassing all parts of the Treasure Valley! (And thanks for keeping it local!)

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Posted by andyschill on 04/03/2015 at 3:27 PM

Re: “Essay: Blood Relations

A wonderful essay. Zorionak!

http://aboutbasquecountry.eus/2015/04/03/del-amor-de-la-sangre-y-de-la-gastronomia-el-poder-de-las-txarribodas-en-el-far-west/

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Posted by About Basque Country on 04/02/2015 at 5:53 PM

Re: “Shorty's Saloon

Its my favorite bar ever its got my kareoke and its got mike the bartender whose the best bartender ever!!!
Kourtney

Posted by Kourtney Sapphire Lynnea Jensen on 01/13/2015 at 4:44 PM

Re: “On Hot Dogs, Bayes' Theorum and a Good Ear

Substitute education reform in place of health care reform. Today's teachers are expected to document more and have little discretion in teaching. Both the quality of health care and the quality of education will suffer. However the medical-industrial complex and the educational-industrial complex will do just fine as there is gold in those tests!

Posted by Mary Ollie on 11/18/2014 at 1:01 PM

Re: “All Creatures Great, Small and Expensive

One question to always ask is "what will we do with these results" when it comes to tests. Our obese cat lost weight on a prescription diet, but were concerned when he continued to lose weight. The vet tech suggested blood work for about $150 to $200 to check his kidneys. When I asked what we would do if he had kidney failure, the main thing was changing food, so we just did that. He seems fine now. This advice goes for people also. As an RN, I find many tests are done to rule out very unlikely possible diagnoses, or for diagnosis only when it won't change the treatment.

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Posted by G-man on 11/13/2014 at 2:17 PM

Re: “On Hot Dogs, Bayes' Theorum and a Good Ear

He sure doesn't look very healthy!

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Posted by Harry Balsak on 11/13/2014 at 10:43 AM

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