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Posts from October 2014

Discover, Connect, Take Action, Change the World


By Gaylen Webb, The Economic Review -- What do 12,000 Utahns have in common with Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Sandra Day O'Connor, 68 percent of the women in Congress and 93 percent of NASA's female astronauts? Girl Scouts. The 53rd Convention of Girl Scouts of the USA wrapped up in Salt Lake City on Oct. 19 and Debbie Nielson, former

See This, Skip That: Salt Lake City


By Gabe Saglie, ABC News -- Salt Lake City is a gateway to the West -– a centrally located destination where ski buffs flock in winter and where travelers, year round, come for food, art and a growing arts scene. Utah’s most populous city was founded in the mid-19th century by religious leaders who cultivated the area in earnest. Today, though,

Salt Lake City loaded with fun for winter


By Randall Weissman, Chicago Tribune -- This city's new slogan, SkiCityUSA, is especially apt because eight major ski resorts are within an hour's drive of the airport. But it gives short shrift to all the other options available for visitors to this growing, diverse metropolis nestled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains. Visitors can ski during

Salt Lake City, Provo in top 20 U.S. cities for tech startup funding


The Associated Press -- When you think of tech startups, you probably think Northern California. Companies there receive the largest share of funding from venture capitalists, but there are several other notable pockets around the country, including the fast rising Southern California coastline that techies have dubbed "Silicon Beach." Here

Salt Lake City’s Urban Revival


By Steve Jermanok, Global Traveler -- Not unlike many cities in North America, the wide streets of downtown Salt Lake City used to be practically deserted once the business day ended. Workers might stay late to catch a performance of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir or have a business dinner at Christopher’s Prime Steakhouse, but few options lured

No, Really: You CAN Get Your Party on in Salt Lake City


By, Christy Karras ( -- Ah, Thursday night — the only truly social night of the week. It’s the night when babysitters are booked, friends convene, and drinks are consumed. There are no family obligations to fulfill or weekend crowds to elbow through — and the night’s possibilities are endless. It starts after work and ends whenever you

The 20 Best Cities for 20-Somethings


The Greatist -- The verdict is in: 20-somethings want to live in cities. The question then becomes: Which urban centers offer the best situation for those in their 20s? Some things at the top of young adults’ wish lists are universally agreeable (cheap rent, a good job market, and great public transportation). Others are up for debate—do

How to Get Drunk in Utah


By and Lilit Marcus for Conde Nast Traveler -- Because of its large population of Mormons who don’t drink alcohol, Utah gets the reputation for being a dry state. However, we’re happy to report that’s not the case—yes, you can get drunk in Utah. Here are a couple of spots in the Salt Lake City/Park City area worth their weight in



SAN CLEMENTE, CA (October 6, 2014) - The 15th Annual Powder Awards returns to Salt Lake City, Utah, to celebrate the best in ski cinematography, photography, and athletic achievement. Festivities commence on the evening of December 5, 2014, at The Depot in downtown Salt Lake City. Highlighting the best ski films and athletes of the year, the event

Utah Brewers bring home 5 medals from national beer fest


By Kathy Stephenson, The Salt Lake Tribune -- Utah beer brewers brought home five medals and a presentation award during the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) held in Colorado this past weekend. Earning Utah’s only gold was the Utah Brewers Cooperative for Squatters Hell’s Keep, an entry in the Belgian-style strong specialty ale category.