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The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from February 2011

  • Dining at The Metropolitan

    Salt Lake's culinary scene is blooming with al sorts of new options, but as it does the ones that have been around seem to be challenging themselves with new creations without losing the dishes that put them on the map. The Metropolitan is one of those enduring establishments. The Metropolitan is

  • The Living Planet Aquarium

    We used our Salt Lake Connect passes to visit The Living Planet Aquarium. It was so much fun, and the kids had a blast! At the bottom of this post is a video of some of our favorite things to see at the aquarium. The first exhibit we went into was the "Discover Utah" zone. This is where you will find

  • Backstage at Hale Centre Theatre's 'A Tale of Two Cities'

    The regional premiere of Jill Santoriello's musical adaptation of A Tale of Two Cities, now onstage at Hale Centre Theatre, may be the most technically ambitious production to date at a theater known for technically ambitious productions. Technical Director Kacey Udy and his team have created a

  • Rich's Mighty Fine Burgers

    Great burgers, unique toppings, killer sides, and all made fresh when you order. Rich's Mighty Fine Burgers serves up the best assortment of gourmet burgers in town. For just over a year now, Rich Shellene has been perfecting every menu item. He is serious about burgers, and it shows in every

  • Ski Salt Lake Shootout: The Recap

    [caption id="attachment_5290" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Alta: Photo by Jake Lawlor"] [/caption] After a long and arduous week, the Ski Salt Lake Shootout came to a close last Friday, followed by a classy awards ceremony at Keys on Main. The Shootout is a weeklong photo contest with 7

  • Ski Salt Lake Shootout - Judging and Awards Party

    This was my third year participating (and first year fully planning) the Ski Salt Lake Shootout. Having been a part of the planning stages in the past, I knew more or less what to expect: thousands of emails, hundreds of phone calls, Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, Power Points, countless

  • Ski Salt Lake Shootout Day 4: Brighton

    [caption id="attachment_5329" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Balken carrying lots of gear! Photo by Jake Lawlor."] [/caption] For the fourth and final day of the Ski Salt Lake Shootout, our crew went to Brighton Resort. With very little skier traffic and plenty of cliffs, Brighton is a great

  • Ski Salt Lake Shootout Day 2

    [caption id="attachment_5296" align="alignleft" width="231" caption="Athlete Kevin Brower works it for the camera. Photo by Jake Lawlor"] [/caption] It's day 2 of the Ski Salt Lake Shootout. Our crew headed to Solitude today and found some great snow. Living up to its namesake, Solitude had no crowds.

  • Ski Salt Lake Shootout Day 3: Alta

    [caption id="attachment_5288" align="alignleft" width="231" caption="Photo by Jake Lawlor"] [/caption] Today was another awesome day of the Ski Salt Lake Shootout, with sunny weather and plenty of fresh snow to be found. We spent the day at Alta Ski Area, exploring all of its nooks and crannies while

  • SLC's Best Shopping Malls

    Some people love it and some people loathe it, but just about everybody has to shop. Fortunately, the Salt Lake area has five major shopping malls where you can satisfy all your acquisitional needs and desires. Four of the five: Trolley Square, Fashion Place, Valley Fair and South Towne Center, are

  • Cafe Trang

    Café Trang is a wonderful restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City, sitting at the base of the Crane Building. I have been going to Café Trang for more than 10 years and I adore this place. Feeding businessmen and families alike, their food is always wonderful and their staff always very kind. Café

  • Ski Salt Lake Shootout - Day 1

    [caption id="attachment_5245" align="alignleft" width="231" caption="Photo by Jake Lawlor"] [/caption] The Ski Salt Lake Shootout is taking place at Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude this week. And as an athlete in the competition, I've been spending almost every waking second doing one of the

  • Family Fun With The Utah Grizzlies

    Located at The Maverik Center in West Valley City, the Utah Grizzlies hockey games are fun for all members of the family. Whether you are cheering for the team, dancing to the macarena in hopes of getting on the big screen, pigging out on nachos with cheese and a Coke, or getting a high five from

  • Saturday Date Night: Concert at The Rose Wagner

    Local singer/songwriter Josh Rosenthal, who also happens to be my husband, will be playing at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center this Saturday, February 5th. He along with Johny Cowan and Levi Rogers will be exhibiting their talents of song, story, and poetry on this beautiful stage in Salt Lake

  • The Perfect Family History Trip to Salt Lake

    Salt Lake is hub of activity for folks researching their family history. It’s the home of the world renowned Family History Library containing over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records, not to mention 727,000 microfiche; 356,000 books, serials, and other formats; over 4,500

  • Cafe Trio Cottonwood

    Café Trio- Cottonwood is a classy and modern Italian restaurant nestled at the bottom of Salt Lake's Cottonwood Canyons. As you walk in you can see the modern style of the restaurant, everything is clean cut and the décor is not overwhelming. During the day, natural light flows through the large