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The Red Movement

9/28/2011

In the past, college athletics has divided the state the Utah. With the University of Utah's new conference affiliation in the Pac-12, it's time to unite Salt Lake City as we begin competing with some of the greatest cities and Universities in the western United States. We are now all red. It's Salt Lake City, Home of the Utes, versus Seattle,

Natural History Museum of Utah to Open New Building in Salt Lake City on November 18, 2011

9/26/2011

September 26, 2011 (Salt Lake City, UT) – The Natural History Museum of Utah, located at the University of Utah, will reopen to the public on November 18, 2011 in a stunning new building situated in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, overlooking Salt Lake City and inspired by the diverse landscape of Utah. The $103 million Rio Tinto Center,

50 Great Bars in Salt Lake City

9/26/2011

The Salt Lake Tribune -- Visitors who hear about the Zion Curtain required by law in Utah nightspots, can be forgiven for thinking it's difficult to get a drink in Utah. Locals know better. We know that watering holes throughout the valley are plentiful, and getting a drink is easy. It may not be all-you-can-pour liquor or an ABV stronger than

Museum’s solar array boosts renewable-energy initiative

9/19/2011

By Steven Oberbeck, The Salt Lake Tribune -- The new 30-kilowatt solar energy system unveiled Monday on the roof of The Leonardo museum in downtown Salt Lake City is more than just a series of panels that will capture the sun's rays to produce electricity for the technology and art center once it opens in early October. It also represents

Warren Miller's ...Like There's No Tomorrow

9/16/2011

The world’s largest action sports filmmaking company announces the World Premiere of its 62nd film, in partnership with Visit Salt Lake. The pressure is off. No one is watching. It's just you, your boards and the mountain. The weather has broken and the snow is untracked. The only sound is that of your breath, crystallizing in the winter air.

Utah museum changes name as gala opening nears

9/15/2011

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune -- The state's premier museum has reordered its name to the Natural History Museum of Utah as it puts the finishing touches on its new 163,000-square-foot home at the mouth of Red Butte Canyon in advance of its Nov. 17 dedication. (The museum officially opens on Friday, Nov. 18, and won't charge admission that

America's Best Cities for Foodies: SLC #25

9/14/2011

Travel + Leisure Magazine -- Salt Lake keeps racking up the "top listings" as voted on by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine. Voters gave top awards to this Utah city for being both clean and safe. The same could be said for its best dining, which has a big emphasis on organics. Three great places to find it: Oasis, the all-vegetarian Sage's

TAUBMAN ANNOUNCES 20 NEW-TO-THE-MARKET RETAILERS COMING TO CITY CREEK CENTER

9/13/2011

Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today announced the first 20 retailers – all new to the market and most new to the state – coming to City Creek Center , the 700,000-square-foot retail component of City Creek, the major mixed-use development rising in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The shopping center officially opens on March 22, 2012.

TAUBMAN ANNOUNCES 20 NEW-TO-THE-MARKET RETAILERS COMING TO CITY CREEK CENTER

9/13/2011

Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) today announced the first 20 retailers – all new to the market and most new to the state – coming to City Creek Center , the 700,000-square-foot retail component of City Creek, the major mixed-use development rising in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City. The shopping center officially opens on March 22, 2012.

Salt Lake City No. 3 in U.S. mid-size cities for same-sex couples

9/6/2011

By Rosemary Winters and Lee Davidson, The Salt Lake Tribune -- To most of the world, Salt Lake City may be known for Mormons, skiing or maybe the Utah Jazz. But one characteristic that the world, and even some residents, may not have guessed is this: Salt Lake City has the third-highest rate of same-sex couples among America's mid-size cities