Ten Reasons to Cheer for Beer!

I can’t think of a better spring pastime than drinking local beer. If that’s your idea of fun, too, come and visit the Modern, where you can ride a bike to some of the best local breweries in the west. Need additional encouragement? Here are ten of my reasons to check out our local beer […]

Seize the Day and the Season – Eat Seasonally

Prepared by Chef Natley Whitley

We don’t usually think of spring as a time of abundance. After all, most of us are still planting – or planning – our gardens. Abundance is a term we reserve for fall, with its harvest bounty. Still, for a brief time in the spring, Idaho’s mountains, streams, and ditch banks yield up treasures: morels, […]

Countdown to Modern Art 2014

It’s time to start the countdown to Modern Art 2014, happening this year on Thursday May 1st.  This year’s applicants were particularly strong so we are expecting an exciting show.  Last year’s Modern Art gave us everything from the sublime to the absurd and this year promises more art to inspire, amuse and confuse.  Over […]

Sweet Valley and the Modern Hotel

Are you a locavore? The Modern is! It is our goal to use local producers whenever possible. Local producers help us create a seasonally inspired menu, which is fresh and just plain tasty. Today Sweet Valley Organics   delivered a beautiful batch of mushrooms, so I thought I would share them with you. The Modern will […]

Food, Drinks and Art!

3 of our favorite things combined with 3 of our favorite Food Trucks… Modern Art is rapidly approaching and what does a hungry art lover do when she doesn’t want to tear herself her away from the awesomeness that is Modern Art? Relax, this year we have your back. Or your belly. The Boise Fry […]

The Modern Hotel & the Tree Fort Music Festival Package

Treefort Music Festival

The Modern Hotel is offering three hotel nights and admission to  the Tree Fort Music Festival The Modern Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of Tree Fort Music Festival country in downtown Boise. It is a stumble away from three of the top Tree Fort music venues–across the street from the Linen Building, around […]

The Modern Hotel’s Stay and Play Ski Package

Dang gina, this year stresses me out. I’m ambivalent about snow and cold. But this just isn’t right. NO SNOW. And it didn’t come until well after Elvis’s birthday on the 8 of January. I hate it. It makes me sad and anxious. It dominates my conversations. “I really wish it would snow” I’d say […]

Mad Men and Martinis- March

I have baggage, but not luggage… Another month of mid-century fun at The Modern Hotel and Bar. This month guests were captured as they entered the hotel to check in for another salacious affair. In addition to the usual martini glasses and Lucky Strikes, guests were encouraged to wield vintage luggage to highlight their mid-century […]

Mad Men and Martinis- February

February’s Mad Men and Martinis kicked off with a Mahi Thai and an order of Oyster Rockfeller. Guests we once again encouraged to dress up and participate in the Mad Men costume contest, photographed by Rachel Reichert and Seth Ogilvie. This month participants were photographed in the Modern Hotel’s lobby. Contestants were encouraged to interact […]

A New Deal.

  Going out tonight- planning on seeing a film, a performance, a show, an exhibit, a cabaret? At the Modern Hotel and Bar your ticket to an evening out on the town just got more valuable. Bring any ticket stub to the Modern the night of the event and receive 15% off your total bar […]