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Posts from October 2015

These Are The 10 Most Enlightened Cities In America


How We Did It There are few topics as personal as enlightenment. Just about everyone defines the word differently. That being said, some words tend to come up more often than others when the talk turns to enlightenment — words like yoga, education and wellness, for example. We took a comprehensive list of cities, took the 55 best known for being

Salt Lake’s Booming Food & Beverage Scene Caters to Caterers


Foodies attending Catersource’s Art of Catering Food conference Aug. 9 to 12 got a taste of Salt Lake City’s rising food and beverage scene. The event marked Catersource’s first Culinary Hands-on Experience in partnership with the Utah Valley University Culinary Arts Institute. Local food vendors, culinary walking tours and mobile kitchens were

Ski City 2015-16 Winter Season News


Salt Lake City (October 26, 2015) – Home to four of America’s top winter resorts – Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude - Salt Lake has earned its “Ski City” title. The legendary slopes are just a 30-minute drive from Utah’s capital city, a vibrant downtown and an ideal basecamp with more than 1700 restaurants, 140 bars and 19 unique

Utah shows highest job growth rate in the nation, again


SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (GOOD 4 Utah)- The Beehive State posted the highest job growth rate in the nation for private and total job growth for the eight consecutive month, a press release from the Governor's Office said. According to the rankings released this month, Utah posted private sector growth at 4.4 percent total sector job growth at 3.9

Wanted: Bison Herders for an Annual Roundup in Utah. Tenderfoots Welcome.


By Julie Turkewitz, The New York Times -- ANTELOPE ISLAND, Utah — The morning sky had turned to pink and it was to time to saddle up, so Benedikt Preisler, 59, strode across this grassy island to make use of the riding boots and cowboy hat he had bought the day before. “The outfit,” said Mr. Preisler, a German tourist standing in a sea of

A perfect weekend in Salt Lake City


Often overlooked in the mad dash south to the red-rock wilderness of Utah’s national parks, Salt Lake City is worth more than a cursory glance. Nuzzling up to the Wasatch Mountains, this city is a unique cultural experience, with its intriguing Mormon heritage and enticing clutch of museums, while restaurants championing local fare and a buoyant

Salt Lake City is Sharpening its Creative Edge


Word is out that Greater Salt Lake has been quite rapidly transforming from a highly traditional, tranquil place to a much more diverse, lively metropolitan scene. The towns that comprise the area boast cutting-edge features and attractions that would do New York City and Los Angeles proud. “Salt Lake is not the quiet, conservative town of

Spend some time in burgeoning Salt Lake City


By CHRISTINA VALHOULI, amNewYork -- Most travelers use Salt Lake City as a hub to reach Utah's ski resorts or one of its national parks, such as Zion or Bryce. But it's worth lingering in SLC as the city has been undergoing a renaissance, thanks to an influx of stylish restaurants and cafes. It's also a mid-century design hot spot. And just in

Salt Lake City’s Burgeoning Food Scene Continues to Impress


By Jessie Fetterling, Prevue Magazine -- The Salt Lake City foodscape continues to change for the better. In July, the city launched Eat Drink SLC, a brand-new F&B event that celebrates the city’s growth as a culinary hotspot. As chef-owned restaurants, craft breweries, urban wineries and distilleries continue to open, Salt Lake City now has a