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Posts from April 2014

Oasis Cafe Named Utah's Only Winner in Top 100 Brunch Spots in America by OpenTable Diners


Salt Lake City (April 28, 2014) — Oasis Cafe on 500 East has been named Utah's only winner of the OpenTable Diners’ Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America. The list of winners is derived from more than five million reviews submitted by OpenTable diners for more than 19,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of

'Modern Family' dad opens beer restaurant


By Brady McCombs, USA Today — He plays a bumbling dad on ABC's Modern Family, but in Salt Lake City Ty Burrell is trying out for a role as restaurateur. Burrell has just opened Beer Bar, a beer garden-like eatery that serves 150 beers paired up with an array of house-made bratwursts, local breads and Belgian fries. The restaurant, which has

SLC Sports Bars: Huddling At A Squad Of SLC's Best Sports Bars


By Ted Scheffler, City Weekly -- With spring in the air and baseball back in swing, I find myself veering toward sports bars a little more than usual. The crack of a bat and the snap of opening a cold bottle of brew are two of my favorite sounds. I used to think that sport-themed bars and restaurants were a fairly new invention, coming along in

Two All-New BODY WORLDS Exhibitions Coming to The Leonardo


SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2014 – Starting this May, The Leonardo museum for science and culture in downtown Salt Lake City, will present a “double header” showing of two all-new exhibitions produced by the creators of the world-renowned BODY WORLDS anatomical exhibits. BODY WORLDS’ ANIMAL INSIDE OUT will open on Saturday, May 10. This unique

Live. Work. Play. Bike.


Economic Review -- What do Fort Worth, San Francisco, and Salt Lake City have in common? Bikes, and lots of them. These cities, among others, launched organized bike share programs in 2013, joining another 40 metropolitan areas with similar programs already in place. Now, going into its second season, and after about four years of

Salt Lake City's Secret to Escaping the Recession


By Nancy Cook, National Journal -- Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker is not your typical Utah politician. For starters, he's a Democrat and a proud progressive in a Red State, the son of a former U.S. ambassador, who grew up in Washington, D.C., and attended a private Episcopal school. Yet, Becker settled in Utah roughly 40 years ago, drawn to the

These Are America’s 10 Most Exciting Mid-Sized Cities


By Randy Nelson, Movoto -- Not too big, not too small, these places are just the right size. When it comes to excitement, they’re absolutely huge. We’ve been doing some exciting things here on the Movoto Real Estate Blog. More specifically, we’ve been doing some things involving excitement, or, even more specifically, places across this great

The Nerdiest State in America


There's a lot to consider when choosing which state to live in. Will the locals trade Pokemon cards with you? Will you be mocked for LARPing in the park? Will you meet others who enjoy dressing up like Star Wars characters? For those who harbor interests considered nerdy or geekish, not all states are created equal. Estately crunched the numbers