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Fall Getaway at Solitude Mountain Resort

It’s that time of year where the smell of fall is in the air—dancing around the outer edges of summer’s last days. Hints of color are starting to dot the mountains that surround Salt Lake. Brisk mountain mornings become warm late-summer afternoons which lead to chilly evenings made ideal by a fire. Fall in … [Read More...]

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I’ve always thought of our local mountains, the Wasatch Range, as an extension of Salt Lake City. A city park, if you will. Group picnics, campgrounds and seven ski resorts take up a fair amount of real estate. Not to say you can’t get lost and have a wilderness experience a few short miles from […]

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Utah gin is no joke – Beehive Distilling

Two photographers and a graphic designer walked into a bar, got drunk and decided they should start their own distillery. Sounds like the beginning of a bad a joke but it’s basically how the idea for Beehive Distilling got started. “It wasn’t really that big of a stretch for us to start a distillery,” said […]

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

Farm Animal Advocacy Group Presents A Park City Screening of “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” Park City is home to more than 100 non-profit organizations, and one of its newest, Sage Mountain Animal Rescue, plans to host a one-time screening of the groundbreaking, provocative documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.” The feature-length film, which explores what it […]

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What’s Cooking: Oasis Cafe, Finca, Riverhorse On Main

What’s Cooking is our latest feature, in which we aim to dazzle you with what’s cooking in a kitchen near you right now. Not restaurant critiques per se, but looser dish-by-dish updates of meals we’ve enjoyed and specific tastes that have tantalized us. Hopefully they’ll tantalize you too. Oasis Cafe First on the ticket is […]

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Biking & Brats at Snowbird’s Oktoberfest

I’ve been hearing for months of a new top-to-bottom mountain bike trail at Snowbird, dubbed “The Big Mountain Trail”. Snowbird is a big and steep mountain and any trail that switchbacks its way down the 3,000 vertical feet accessed by the tram is sure to be a gravity-fueled descent. The lure of Oktoberfest (open June – […]

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Salt Lake Comic Con 2014: Sights and Scenes

This weekend marks the second annual Salt Lake City Comic Con — an event that has proven successful beyond the bounds of the wildest of imaginations; and there’s an abundance of imagination among the 120,000+ guests. On Saturday, September 6, the event formally sold out, with elaborately costumed guests still queuing around the block to […]

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Salt Lake Comic Con 2014: Opening Day

Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 began in fine fashion at Thursday morning’s press conference. Here’s a video of the introduction to this year’s show: (click here to view directly on YouTube) Following the press conference, cosplayers gathered for a grand parade to kick off the three day festivities. If you intend to catch the event […]

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2014 Salt Lake City Greek Festival

Ochlophobiacs would be well advised to skip the streets of downtown SLC this weekend; you may well encounter the odd crowd. Not only does the 2014 Salt Lake Comic Con come to town tomorrow — but the 39th yearly installment of the Salt Lake Greek Festival also kicks off on Friday, September 5. In years […]