Modern Bar Re-Opens for Business

A bartender at the modern with tattoos on their forearm, gently pushes the Western Dynasty cocktail across the 3form countertop towards the photographer. The craft cocktail is a maroon color with a large clear ice cube and a twist of lemon served in a highball glass. The bar behind is stocked with typical bar tools like shakers, strainers, and other garnishes. On the wall behind the bartender you can see part of the liquor cabinet in the mid-century building in downtown boise idaho historic linen district.

Guests can expect the innovative cocktails and carefully curated wine and beer selection the Modern is known for, but the food on offer will be distinctive and delicious small bites, not full entrees. The Modern will launch a full dinner menu this fall.

Campfire Stories Sixth Season

A flame from a gas fire pit rises from the center of small reddish lave rocks contained within a large cast in place concrete firepit designed by Stack Rock Group in Boise, idaho.

Now in its sixth season, Campfire Stories began on the patio at The Modern and quickly became a sell-out favorite feature of summer in Boise. The event expanded and moved to Txikiteo last year; all 2019 Campfire Stories evenings take place on the patio at Txikiteo, with writers and storytellers from all genres telling tales loosely organized around a theme.

James Castle House Inaugural Symposium

The James Castle Inaugural Symposium offers a unique opportunity to understand Castle’s work in the context of the distinctive rural places that were his home, and highlights Boise, and Idaho, as a place of inspiration.

Sun Valley Film Festival Boasts Idaho Talent

One of Idaho’s most exciting cultural events, The Sun Valley Film Festival, opens March 14th. With an intriguing, well-regarded lineup of films and a wide—and widely accessible—range of spinoff events, the Sun Valley Film Festival is an Idaho success story.

Have you seen the new mural on The Modern Hotel & Bar?

Known as a teacher of creativity, Judas Arrieta walks the line between comic illustration and intricate drawings. His installations, murals, and video recordings inject life into the world around him, and many find themselves inexplicably drawn to his work – able to relate to the feelings of humor that radiate from his art. Upon studying […]