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Posts from March 2014

Bar X’s beer-loving sibling opens Monday in SLC


By Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Don’t be fooled by Beer Bar’s simple name. Working behind the scenes to create this German-inspired watering hole — which opens Monday, March 31, in Salt Lake City — has been an eclectic mix of hard-working Utahns including a television star, a celebrity chef, a certified beer expert, a butcher, a



By Erika Brown, Seattleite Magazine -- When one thinks of Utah, the last thought that pops in one’s mind is “beer.” Well friends, having just visited this lovely state, I am pleased to debunk the myth that it is a dry state…er, meaning alcohol is not consumed. Dry in climate? Yes—ten times yes. Dry in alcohol? Definitely not. Craft beer, is all

The Woman Leading Salt Lake City's Transportation Revolution


By Sarah Goodyear, The Atlantic Cities -- Here are a few things to know about Robin Hutcheson. She's a Connecticut native who came to Utah in 1994 for the skiing, and except for a few years in Europe, has lived here ever since. Since 2011, she's been head of the transportation planning division of Salt Lake City, the state's capital and biggest

Downtown Salt Lake City: More Than A Temple!


By Richard White -- Flaneuring downtown Salt Lake City (SLC) was easy from our south downtown Red Lion Hotel. It provided easy access to all downtown attractions including the Central Library and the Leonardo (creativity centre), Temple Square, City Creek Centre and The Gateway Mall. And of course, you are inside the free fare zone so all transit

Salt Lake City airport again leads nation in on-time performance


By Lee Davidson, Salt Lake Tribune -- Salt Lake City International Airport again achieved the best on-time performance for both departures and arrivals among the nation’s 29 major airports last year. It has been flying atop such ratings for years — including finishing best in the nation for on-time arrivals in seven of the past 10 years, and for

Ski Utah and Area Resorts Unveil ONE Wasatch Concept


SALT LAKE CITY – Ski Utah and representatives from Alta Ski Area, Brighton Resort, Canyons Resort, Deer Valley Resort, Park City Mountain Resort, Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, and Solitude Mountain Resort held a news conference today at Ski Utah’s headquarters to announce their support for an over-the-snow connection between all seven resorts

GREENbike Sponsor Update: 2014 Opening, Expansion & Survey


Thanks to your passionate support, GREENbikeSLC was THE MOST SUCCESSFUL small BIKE SHARE in the COUNTRY last year. Each GREENbike averaged 400 rides over 9 months, totaling 26,000 trips. Together you burned nearly 3 million calories and prevented 66,000 lbs of toxins from reaching our air. Give yourself a round of applause! Want more great news?