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Salt Lake Hosting Multiple Sports Events This Summer as Utah Re-Opens


June 17, 2020, Salt Lake City — With the state of Utah and its capital city gradually opening to locals and visitors alike and strictly adhering to Salt Lake County Health Department and CDC guidelines, at least three sporting events are slated to take place in Salt Lake this July, generating nearly $4 million directly impacting Salt Lake’s visitor

This Salt Lake team is dedicated to sustainability


By Carley Porter, Utah Business -- The Salt Palace Convention and Mountain America Expo Center has done a lot to be more sustainable—so much, in fact, that it won a global sustainability award in 2018. The development of Salt Palace’s sustainability program and goals were in part inspired by the United Nation’s sustainable development goals,

Utah to host 9-team, 25-game NWSL 2020 Challenge Cup starting in June


By Josh Furlong, -- Professional soccer is returning to Utah. The National Women’s Soccer League announced Wednesday that the state will host the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup, a 25-game tournament at Zions Bank Stadium in Herriman. The tournament’s semifinal matchups and final will be played at Rio Tinto Stadium. The tournament will begin on

Your Guide to Finding Salt Lake City Murals and Street Art Culture


By Carol Guttery, Wayfaring Views -- Salt Lake City murals have been slowly but steadily creeping their way along the downtown streets, turning SLC into a street art city to watch. I grew up in Salt Lake City and, while I no longer live there, I visit frequently. Each visit is a blink in time, and my time-lapsed visual has become flooded with

The 10 US Cities Best Positioned To Recover From Coronavirus


By Laura Begley Bloom, Forbes Women -- The coronavirus pandemic has impacted cities across the country with varying force. New York City has been hardest hit, and it’s no secret that the Big Apple is going to be one of the places that will have the most challenging time bouncing back from the coronavirus pandemic, no matter when things subside. But

Visit Salt Lake launching effort to help local businesses survive during COVID crisis


By Jasen Lee, KSL and Deseret News -- As Salt Lake-area businesses struggle to survive during the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus, a local nonprofit organization is introducing a new way for patrons to lend their financial support. Visit Salt Lake Tuesday announced the creation of the Gift Card Marketplace, an online outlet that sells

Top 5 Great 'Old' Hotels of America


By Steve Winston, World Property Journa l -- Beautiful old American hotels speak to us. They speak with the echoes of earlier guests in earlier times, and, often, those earlier times saw great historical events. They speak with an Old-Time elegance and dedication to customer service sometimes not found in more-contemporary hotels. They speak to us

Here’s What You Need To Know About Salt Lake City’s First Food Hall


By Leslie Kelly, -- While HallPass is technically still in the soft opening phase, it’s already a red hot hit and a big boost for the formerly struggling mall it calls home. The food hall revolution It’s no shocker that the traditional retail and restaurant landscapes have shifted dramatically in recent years. Consumers shopping online

The Best Things To See And Do In Salt Lake City


By Nadine Cresswell-Myatt, Travel Awaits -- Salt Lake City has a model town feel and many free attractions courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) previously called Mormons, who represent nearly half of the city’s population. In 1847, Brigham Young led his people on a thousand-mile westward trek to escape persecution, but

From suds to sports to scenery, Salt Lake City has plenty to sample


By Laura Nelles, Toronto Sun -- From abundant activities to beautiful scenery, Salt Lake City, Utah isn’t as dry as you may think, with something that will appeal to just about every taste. Known for its Mormon heritage, the jewel of Salt Lake is the must-see Temple area situated downtown. The Temple itself is open only to members of the Church of