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You Might be a Boisean If ...

So you call yourself a local, huh? Well, we'll see about that.


• You know to start with dessert at the monthly Food Truck Rally.

• You know how to disguise your booze when you float the Boise River.

• You know the city skyline from Tablerock.

• You know which booths you need to hit early at the Capital City Public Market.

• You know the location of every watering hole along the Greenbelt.

• You know where each clique hangs out in Hyde Park.

• You know where the Beach is at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area.

• You know how to navigate the obstacle course of dogs and strollers at Art in the Park.

• You know where to score the best snacks and free wine during First Thursday.

• You can name a specific beer brewed at each of the city's breweries.

• You've nursed a kalimotxo hangover.

• You can name at least one player on the Boise State Broncos football team, even if you're not a football fan.

• You know what the proper condiment is to accompany fingersteaks.