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Main Street Bistro's new patio

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The Main Street Bistro, aka the "bro ho," has long been the place for the newly 21 set to swig cocktails and chase skirts/muscle T-shirts. But this year, the iconic downtown locale gave its best asset a reboot and gutted its patio, the scene of so many 21st birthdays and videos projected on the wall above the outdoor bar. The result: a cool, swanky place where you can enjoy a cocktail and some of the most primo people watching in the city--after you win the beer pong competition, of course. 609 W. Main St., Boise, 208-345-9515,

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