The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from January 2010

  • Straight-Street City: A Visitor's Dream

    I grew up in northern Utah; Logan, to be specific. When I was in high school, it was a real treat to come to the big city. Whether it was with friends, for family, or to enjoy some skiing at the big resorts, I loved my visits to the big town. One of my fondest memories was the first time I looked

  • Winter In Full Swing

    Date: 11/17/2009 - 1/19/2010 Location: Snowbird, Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT Featuring: Myself (Jake Kirshner), Nik Aksamit & Dex Mills Low-Res Vimeo Version: *Title photo is courtesy of Alex Deckard High-Res Version: http://www.jakecast.com/helmetcast/helmetCast18.m4v (right-click > save target/link

  • Porcupine Pub and Grille

    A friend recently turned me on to The Porcupine, a pub located right at the mouth of Big Cottonwood (right down the road from the famous corner 7-11). With delicious lunch and dinner options, great wine and beer choices, and a location that couldn't be more convenient, the Porcupine is a great place

  • Salt Lake 200

    The last installment in an ongoing series... With $16.53 left in the fun budget, what are two people to do in SLC? The answer is, LOTS, all within a few city blocks in the Sugarhouse neighborhood. To start off, there's fantastic sledding, for FREE, at Sugarhouse park. This year's snow has finally

  • Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau Wins Awards

    Following the successful hosting of MPI's 2009 World Education Congress, the Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau (SLCVB) was again awarded two prestigious industry awards: Corporate & Incentive Travel's 2009 Distinctive Achievement Award and Meetings & Conventions' Gold Service Award-the 15th