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The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from March 2011

  • Hogle Zoo in the Spring

    We head up to Hogle Zoo to visit the animals every year for my daughter's birthday in the spring. Utah’s Hogle Zoo is located at the mouth of Emigration Canyon. The natural terrain covers 42 acres of tree-lined pathways where visitors can view over 800 animals. Back in August 2009, they had their

  • Handball: Coming to Salt Lake, May 13-15

    On May 13th -15th, the 2011 U.S.A. National Championships will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. So...what exactly is handball?! I, too, had that same question, so I went to check out the scrimmage game for the Salt Lake City Handball Club. This is what I learned: (View

  • Pioneer Memorial's 'Diary of Anne Frank' Brings a Classic to Life

    It's almost impossible to overstate the power of Anne Frank's diary to humanize victims of the Holocaust. The diary, which tells the story of an emotional, intelligent, dramatic and gifted teenager's two-year confinement with seven other people as they attempt to hide from the Nazis in occupied

  • Spring Skiing is Here!

    Spring is officially here, which means some of Utah’s best skiing is just beginning. With over 100 inches of snowfall this month already, March 2011 has been one of the best I can remember. Spring usually brings a lot of snow to Salt Lake’s mountains, plus the days are longer so you have more

  • Bruges Waffles

    “ In Bruges, Belgium, waffles are made and sold by street vendors, and are considered a delicacy. Local 'Bruggelingen' are proud of the yeast raised treats and enjoy eating them at home or while strolling along the streets of Bruges.” - www.brugeswaffles.com I first heard about Bruges Waffles when I

  • Family History Tours to Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake is home to the Family History Library, the largest genealogical database in the world. For more on researching Genealogy in Salt Lake, click here. Have you been thinking about making the journey to Salt Lake City to research your family tree, but found the idea a bit daunting? Where do

  • Whole Foods and Sunflower Market

    Lots of good things are happening in Salt Lake's food scene. I'm particularly stoked about two new markets: Whole Foods opens at Trolley Square on March 14th and Sunflower Market is opens a few blocks away the following day. Two of my favorite places to go for groceries. If you're like me, you enjoy

  • Elizabeth's Bakery and Tea Shop

    Last year when Elizabeth's Tea Shop closed, I truly missed my favorite bakery. There is not another place that compares in town, thus my excitement when it reopened. I only hoped that they would be able to maintain the high quality standards and delicious treats that the former owner had created.

  • Tracy Aviary

    The Tracy Aviary is eight acres of land in the heart of Salt Lake City and it is full of BIRDS! It feels like it has to have been there for forever and it has. It has been open to the public since 1938. It is a great place to go with the kids and the price is very affordable. For adults it is $5 and

  • Free Art and Science Afternoons For Families

    Every Saturday in March from 1pm to 4pm, head down to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts for Free Art and Science Afternoons for Families!Each Saturday will have a theme; learn about air, fire, water, and earth through a series of free family art-making festivals. Below is a list of activities going