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Posts from July 2009

  • Fine art has home in the midst of a construction zone

    SALT LAKE CITY -- When you think of the great works of art by Rembrandt, Degas and others, you probably think those paintings are mostly hanging in museums in Europe. Some are, yes, but there's a huge collection right in downtown Salt Lake City. In a little gallery on Main Street there are hundreds of pieces by many of the old masters. It's all

  • Fine art has home in the midst of a construction zone

    SALT LAKE CITY -- When you think of the great works of art by Rembrandt, Degas and others, you probably think those paintings are mostly hanging in museums in Europe. Some are, yes, but there's a huge collection right in downtown Salt Lake City. In a little gallery on Main Street there are hundreds of pieces by many of the old masters. It's all

  • Pastrami Meets The Patty in Utah

    RAGGED strips of pastrami, fatty edges tinged russet by a long immersion in a serving-line vat of paprika-spiked beef broth, spilled from beneath the bun of Cindy Rutland's burger. "I've never liked pastrami," Ms. Rutland said as she sat in sight of a granite-framed fireplace at the flagship of the Crown Burgers chain. A homemaker from nearby West

  • Salt Lake CVB Welcomes Again Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

    SALT LAKE CITY (July 21, 2009) - The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau is again welcoming over 23,000 outdoor industry manufacturers, retailers and suppliers to the Salt Palace Convention Center July 21-24, 2009, for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market Tradeshow, which is expected to generate more than $19 million in direct delegate spending in

  • Retailer expo can translate into big money

    Utah made its mark on the winter sports community when the Olympics arrived in 2002, and now the Beehive State is taking all types of outdoor recreation by storm. As thousands roll into Salt Lake City for the outdoor retailer convention this week, Utah's economy welcomes the growing reputation for outdoor recreation and the $19 million impact

  • Solitude Adds A New Quad Lift -- Powderhorn II

    July, 2009 - - Solitude Mountain Resort has begun installation on Powderhorn II, $1.5 million improvement to lift infrastructure. A replacement of the original Powderhorn double, a holdover from its mid-70s installation - albeit with an improved lift line - comes on the heels of last winter's $7 million investment in two, new high-speed detachable

  • MPI Means Big Business for Salt Lake

    SALT LAKE CITY (July 13, 2009) - Meeting Professionals International's (MPI) Annual World Education Conference (WEC) is convening in Salt Lake July 11-14, 2009, at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) anticipates an enormous economic impact for its meeting and convention industry.

  • SLC to host world congress for convention and meeting planners

    Thousands of representatives from more than 30 nations will convene in Salt Lake City this coming weekend at the annual World Education Congress of Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the world's largest association for the event and convention industry. And, as delegates focus intensively on keeping large business meetings relevant in a