Hotels that achieve the prestigious Gold Award represent the top 10% of hotels within each Choice brand. The awards are based on a ranking system that measures guest satisfaction, product quality, room condition and cleanliness, and staff service. These properties have a proven track record of providing exceptional guest service and facilities.
This American singer/songwriter's album Sounds Like This was mentioned in a Perez Hilton blog, quickly catapulting it to the top ten on iTunes and leading to an eventual signing with Warner Bros. Records. Playing the piano and guitar, his music has been described as "intelligent pop" because of his smart lyrics and clever wordplay. He has been compared to a plethora of artists, including Billy Joel, Jason Mraz, Stevie Wonder, and Ben Folds.
Downtown Boise turns into a forest for the annual Festival of Trees during Thanksgiving week. This is a fund-raising event for a local hospital with 100 elaborately decorated evergreens sponsored and several of them auctioned off.