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Posts from November 2014

Santa to Visit VSL’s Downtown Visitors Center Nov. 29th from 3-7 p.m.


SALT LAKE CITY (November 24, 2014) – Visit Salt Lake is hosting the Santa Claus on Saturday, November 29th, from 3-7 p.m. Have your child’s photo taken with Santa and turn in your wish list for the holiday season. All printed and digital photos are FREE of charge. The Visitors Center is located at 90 South West Temple and has a wealth of

Top 10 Ski Resorts In America


By Christopher Steiner, Forbes -- As we arrive here at the precipice of a new winter, we’re pleased once again to offer you the Forbes Top 10 U.S. Ski Resorts. These are the best ski resorts in the United States. The mountains haven’t moved and what constitutes snow hasn’t changed, but this year’s list was put together with an intensity of purpose

Ski to your degree: We rank the top 10 colleges for skiers


BY FREESKIER MAGAZINE-- College rules—big time. Out-of-this-world parties, gorgeous babes, no parents, spontaneous adventures and plenty of bad (good) decisions to be made along the way. Of course, you might learn a thing or two in the classroom, as well. Here at FREESKIER, though, it’s our duty to inform you that while you’re hunting for

More Reasons Salt Lake is #1 for Meetings & Conventions


Salt Lake City (November 2014)—There is an endless list of attributes that makes a meeting and convention destination ideal for meeting professionals and the groups and attendees they represent. Modern facilities, competitive hotel packages, simple logistics, and unbeatable service and accessibility are a few of the critical components to be

Brighton Resort to open Tuesday Nov 18th 2014


Brighton, UT (November 15, 2014) –Brighton Resort is excited to announce an early opening for the 2014/2015 winter season.Brighton will open Majestic and Explorer chair lifts with limited trail access. Crest Express is expected to open soon after. Opening day Lift tickets will be priced at $37 To honor our Veterans and Active Military, Brighton

Forbes ranks Utah No. 1 for business


By Megan Marsden Christensen, — It’s a good year to live in Utah. The Beehive State was recently ranked the No. 1 best place to be in business in 2014 by Forbes. The ranking is based on 36 data points across six main areas, including business costs, labor supply, regulatory environment, economic climate, growth prospects and quality

A Hot Coffee Culture in Salt Lake City


By Lucy Burningham, New York Times -- In a place known more for proximity to powdery ski slopes than perfect espresso pulls, it’s easy to assume Salt Lake City couldn’t breed advanced coffee geek culture. Yet the high-desert city has become the kind of town where some cafes sell 12 ounces of roasted coffee beans for $50 and teach customers about



By Brigid Mander, Teton Gravity Research -- An unprecedented superstorm/polar vortex is currently bearing down on the continental United States, which means that if you’ve just realized it’s high time you were able to ski every day starting next week, this is the time of year to figure out where which ski town you belong in. We’ve provided

WINTER MARKET AT RIO GRANDE: 60+ vendors every other Saturday through April


Salt Lake City (November 6, 2013) –In a collaborative effort between city and state leaders and the Downtown Alliance, a winter farmers market will return to downtown Salt Lake on November 8th at the Rio Grande Depot with more than 60 local vendors. Local produce will be available from almost two dozen area farms, a 25% increase from last winter’s