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Posts from August 2014

  • The vibe is back in downtown Salt Lake City

    By TONY SEMERAD, The Salt Lake Tribune -- They are young, diverse, mobile, socially aware and part of a long-sought transformation in Utah’s urban core. Twenty-somethings are driving a residential boom in the heart of Salt Lake City, with thousands of new apartments, condominiums and town homes being built to cater to the living needs of

  • One week left to Salt Lake Comic Con 2014

    By Stuart Melling, The Utah Review -- Only one week to go now and the Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 will burst onto downtown SLC like a Cylon Basestar on Dradis. Hmm sorry, I geeked out from excitement there a little. But who could blame me? The impending mega-show gets bigger and brighter by the day, aiming to draw more than 120,000 pop culture

  • Mayor Closes All Exit Routes from Capital City

    SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 22, 2014) - In a swift reaction to an editorial travel segment he discovered in an online news publication yesterday, Salt Lake Mayor Ben McAdams has signed an emergency bill effectively blocking all exits from the Salt Lake valley. The editorial segment highlighted a Salt Lake tourism campaign, which reminded visitors that

  • Slow Food Utah Presents The 10th Annual Feast of Five Senses

    SALT LAKE CITY (August, 2014) – In the name of good taste and to support Slow Food Utah’s Micro-grant Fund, some of Utah's most talented chefs will transform the bounty of Utah's local food producers and artisans into an extraordinary evening of delicious food and conviviality to raise funds for Slow Food Utah's wide range of programs. The 10th

  • BAR-X- Salt Lake City, UT

    (By, Max Wastler-- To get a good sense of a city, when I touch down, often, the first place I head is the oldest building I can find. In the case of Salt Lake City, I found such a place in Bar-X, the oldest operating bar in all of Utah. As their website will tell you, “the same year that Prohibition was repealed (1933), The

  • VSL’s Scott Beck Takes Over as DMAI Board Chairman

    SALT LAKE CITY (Aug. 1, 2014) – Visit Salt Lake’s Scott Beck began his term of service as board chair of the Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) 2014-15 board of directors at the global trade association’s 100th anniversary meeting held in Las Vegas last week. With a full century of experience serving domestic and