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Posts from June 2014

1,360 Square Feet of Original Art to Commemorate Squatters 25 Years of Beers


Salt Lake City, UT – 25 years ago this fall, Squatters founding partners Peter Cole and Jeff Polychronis committed to bring quality brew and delicious pub food to Utah. 12 World Beer Cups, 24 Great American Beer Festival Medals, and 30 North American Brewers Association Medals later, Squatters has teamed up with the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Where to Eat and Drink in Salt Lake City


Alexis Korman ( --Bar hopping in Utah? If you're raising an eyebrow, read on. Salt Lake City is blossoming with new bars and edgy eateries that are pushing the envelope. Ready to shed that image (thanks to the dialing-down of some dated liquor laws) are a host of new drinking dens and dining establishments primed for visitors to

Bringing the Girl Scout Movement to the Crossroads of the West


Anna Maria Chavez (CEO, Girl Scouts USA), The Huffington Post -- Salt Lake is a city on the move: a vibrant financial center that is demonstrating to the world the continued strength of America's economy. It is a place where shrewd leadership, hard work, innovation and determination are creating jobs and opportunity. The city nicknamed the

This Is the Chillest City in America?


By Ben Cosman, The Wire -- New rankings out Wednesday from CNNMoney break down the most stressed out cities in America. But the real story here: Salt Lake City is the least stressed. The rankings place New York City at the top as America's most stressed city, and well, duh. Detroit and Los Angeles at two and three? Obviously, considering

Food trucks continue to roll into Salt Lake City’s food scene


By Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Food trucks along the Wasatch Front continue to roll along, with new offerings hitting the streets all the time. No matter what you’re craving — Korean barbecue, Canadian poutine, Mexican-style fresh fruit or American grilled cheese — there’s something to satisfy a hunger for street food. Maybe the

Salt Lake City’s 10 Best Events and Festivals in Summer 2014


Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah, is full of intriguing art and culture events this summer. From new museum exhibitions to jazz and art festivals, as well as historical reenactments of Utah’s past, there is a wealth of opportunities to discover the region’s diverse culture and heritage. We bring you our top ten art and culture events in Salt

Utah's Pioneer Craft Brewers Wasatch Brewery-Squatters Craft Beers Unveil New Packaging


Salt Lake City, UT – June 19, 2014 – Utah’s original craft brewers, Wasatch Brewery and Squatters Craft Beers, unveil new packaging paired with a growing portfolio of artisan ales and lagers in a variety of year-round and seasonal styles. Craft breweries operating in the U.S. have grown from 100 in 1980, to more than 2,500 today. Grabbing

Exciting dining news from Finca and Scott Evans!


By Mary Brown Malouf, Salt Lake Magazine -- Restaurant entrepreneur Scott Evans just called with big news; He has bought the cool old downtown building where Lemon Grass used to be (327 W 200 South) and will be moving his popular Finca restaurant to the new (old) location from its current location on 1100 East (across from Liberty Heights Fresh)

Visit Salt Lake Announces ‘Salt Lake Exposed’ Photo Contest


SALT LAKE CITY (June 18, 2014) – After holding the very successful Ski Salt Lake Shootout for seven years, Visit Salt Lake (VSL) announces the inaugural Salt Lake Exposed photo contest, running June 19 - July 6. To sign up for the contest and submit images, participants simply link to a special contest tab on VSL’s Facebook page. Whereas the

Downtown Alliance Offers $5,000 Grand Prize for Video Contest


Salt Lake City (June 16, 2014) – From now through July 7, the Downtown Alliance will be accepting user-submitted videos centered on the phrase “I Am Downtown” and a filmmaker’s interpretation of its definition. A panel of industry leaders will award a grand prize of $5,000 to the winning submission. Five finalists, as well as the grand prize video,