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Posts from January 2012

10 Years After Hosting the Olympics, the World Is Still Welcome!


SALT LAKE CITY, January 2012--Having the benefit of 10 years hindsight, it's safe to say Salt Lake City, host of the XIX Olympic Winter Games, truly took advantage of being on the world's stage those 17 magical days in February 2002. The spirit that was at the center of the Games, along with the lasting infrastructure and ongoing economic and

12 places to visit in 2012


By Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times -- From historical celebrations to Oregon wines to a diamond jubilee in Britain to Warhol in Arkansas, here are a dozen places to explore and enjoy. Salt Lake City and environs: There are seven ski resorts within an hour of Salt Lake City International Airport, and the largest ski area, Park City, keeps

PV Coast to Coast: Utah, The Real Deal


Matthew Hirsch, Photon Magazine, January 2012 -Salt Lake City and the Rest of Utah Begin to Tap an Almost Limitless Solar Potential- "Conditions couldn't have been better in September 2010 when Peter Corroon kicked off the festivities for Utah's largest photovoltaic (PV) project, a 2.6 MW system planned for the Salt Palace Convention Center.

Architectural Firm and Commercial Contractor Selected For Aquarium


The Living Planet Aquarium board of trustees selected Beecher Walker Architects and Layton Construction for the development, design and construction of the new Living Planet Aquarium, to be built in Draper City. The Living Planet Aquarium solicited statements of interest and qualifications from top design teams and commercial contractors

Salt Lake Bids a Fond Farewell to Allyson Jackson


- Jackson to Return to Her Southern Roots - SALT LAKE CITY, January 19, 2012 -- Following 13 years overseeing the management and operation of Salt Lake's Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center and South Towne Exposition Center, Allyson Jackson is going home, returning to Georgia's Jekyll Island and trading her Salt Lake SMG

An Urban Renaissance Transforms Downtown Salt Lake


Salt Lake City (January 2012) -- A new urbanism is at work in downtown Salt Lake with a massive reinvention that will undoubtedly be a game changer for residents and visitors alike. In March of 2012, 165 years since the founding of the city by Mormon settlers (when it was still part of Mexico), a new breed of city dwellers and tourists will

Salt Lake City Airport Overhaul Finally Taking Flight


By Brandon Loomis The Salt Lake Tribune Jan 18, 2012 Salt Lake City is throttling up the jets on its long-delayed airport reconstruction plan, plotting a $1.8 billion makeover to break ground next year with freshly secured airline support. Mayor Ralph Becker on Tuesday night announced that the city had reached accord with Delta and the other

What's on the Menu in Salt Lake?


Salt Lake City (January 2012) -- Dining options in Salt Lake have blossomed over the past decade, for a variety of reasons. Chief among them are the growing availability of local organic produce, a full range of fresh, quality ingredients, and an influx of well-traveled chefs who are making a delicious difference as they add excitement and energy

Clubs and Bars Jazz up Salt Lake's Nightlife


Salt Lake City (January 2012) -- Salt Lake may have a buttoned-down image, but when visitors experience the local nightlife, that impression melts away with the first sip of an award-winning local brew, a freshly shaken martini, or a night in a dance club with a sound system to rival New York's finest. With watering holes of every size and style,