The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from February 2014

  • The Votes Are In

    With the Oscars just around the corner this weekend, the votes have been compiled and Bambara's bartenders are going out on a limb to predict "The Wolf of Wall Street" as Best Picture. To have a little fun with the buzz surrounding the 2014 Academy Awards, Bambara created original specialty drinks ,

  • Bed and Breakfast Hotels in Salt Lake City

    Many of Salt Lake City's bed and breakfast hotels are historical homes turned into guest lodging. Below is a list of some of my favorites to spend a night or two: Armstrong Mansion The Anniversary Inn Inn On The Hill Ellerbeck Mansion Castle Creek Inn Haxton Manor Read more about Utah's most romantic bed

  • Favorite Fun Runs in Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake City ranked #2 in Prevention Magazines list of 25 Happiest, Healthiest Cities In America . Part of this is because of our access to outdoor and healthy activities. Warmer weather is on its way, and a Fun Run is a great activity for the entire family to participate in together. Most of them

  • Make Plans for Next Year--RootsTech Wrap Up

    Over the past 10 years, I have traveled with my company, Family ChartMasters , to conferences across North America and Europe. To date, the largest family history conference has been Who Do You Think You Are Live in London, England. But this year, with the online streaming attendees, and record

  • Is your child a future Olympic Athlete?

    IS YOUR CHILD A FUTURE OLYMPIC ATHLETE? By Christine Bowman I taught my grandson to ski when he was four (he looks so happy about it). Now that he’s nine and we've been glued in front of the screen watching the Sochi Winter Olympic Games , this thought crossed my mind: “Does the little shredder have

  • Utah Trampoline Parks and Bounce Play Areas

    Trampoline parks and bounce play areas are a great place for kids of all ages to get some exercise and experience active play regardless of the weather. Most offer kid birthday parties, and trampoline parks often offer fitness classes for adults. To jump at any trampoline park or bounce play

  • This Is The Place Holds Key To Utah's First Pioneer Burial Site

    For those learning about Utah's Pioneer history, one of the first places people go to is the first cemetery or burial site. For Utah, many people think that it's the Salt Lake City Cemetery , but it's not. This Is The Place Heritage Park is the key to learning about the first pioneer burial.

  • Chocolate The Exhibition Giveaway

    Did you know Utah is the home of America’s oldest known chocolate? That’s not the only thing you’ll get to learn about in the Natural History Museum of Utah’s latest exhibit – Chocolate: The Exhibition – and we have three pairs of tickets to the museum to giveaway (includes access to exhibit). In

  • Family Activities for President's Day Weekend 2014

    With kids out of school and parents off work, President's Day is a great time for Salt Lake City family fun. Here are a few ideas for activities kids and parents can enjoy together: "Chocolate" at the Natural History Museum of Utah Natural History Museum of Utah Chocolate will engage your senses

  • Utah's 2014 Olympians

    The state of Utah will be well represented as the 2014 Winter Olympic Games play out in Sochi, Russia Feb. 7-23. Here's a list of Utah residents representing Team USA in Sochi. Some are Utah natives, and others live in Utah temporarily for training. A few will win medals in Sochi, but all of them

  • Valentine's Day Events

    With valentines day just around the corner there are many events, but the choice can be overwhelming. Who exactly is offering that je ne sais quoi to impress your special someone? Here are our picks to make this valentines one to remember. 75 Years of Bravo Broadway Where: Abravenal Hall 123

  • My First Time Backcountry Skiing the Greatest Snow on Earth

    For many ‘the greatest snow on earth' is synonymous to Utah and the Wasatch Range mountains, which conveniently nestle Salt Lake. Not only is Salt Lake near many world-class ski resorts with the best snow, but there is amazing backcountry (not monitored by ski patrols and without avalanche control