SLC hotel proposal raises hope

Should Salt Lake County accommodate a new 1,000-room hotel overlooking the Salt Palace -- and lean on taxpayers to help build it? That's the question the County Council will raise today as officials consider creating an exploratory committee to figure out whether a Salt Palace hotel makes financial sense for Utah's capital and whether public funds…

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Pedicabs rolling into SLC

Downtown Salt Lake City's public transportation scene just got a leg up. Well, two. A new bicycle taxi service called Stick Dog Pedicabs is cruising the capital's bar and restaurant scene -- ready to pedal people between stops, back to the hotel and even home for a "driver" tip. The rickshaw-like rigs, brightly colored and able to carry two at a…

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Salt Lake CVB Team Rides to Fight Cancer

The "Visit Salt Lake" cycling team, comprised primarily of Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) employees, recently completed its third annual trek to Moab, Utah, for the Skinny Tire Festival. Held in Utah's scenic Red Rock region of Southern Utah, the three-day event is a fundraiser for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and its fight…

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Top 10 Drive-Free Resorts: #4 - Salt Lake City

SkiNet (SKI/Skiing Magazines)- Save some gas money and do the environment a favor while you're at it. Check out these best bets for alternative transportation at resorts across North America. Ok, so Salt Lake City isn't typcially known as a ski resort. It's a city, obviously. But it's so much more: it's a city with an international airport that…

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