Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Salt Lake

Cinco de Mayo - a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage - is alive and well in Salt Lake. With an Hispanic and Latino population of almost 19%, there are many excellent (and delicious!) local ways to enjoy the day. While there are fewer big parties and festivals in the wake of COVID, you…

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Earth Day in Salt Lake

In Salt Lake, "sustainability" and "being green" are more than just buzz words - they're a way of life. With the nearness of the Wasatch Mountains and the daily availability of incredible outdoor recreation and scenery, the desire to protect those natural resources is strong. Earth Day is important…

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Beehive Distilling

In 2013, an act of historic significance came to pass: the first gin distillery in Utah in more than a hundred years opened in Salt Lake. Beehive Distilling is the brainchild of three men: Chris Barlow, Erik Ostling, and Matt Aller. The three had previously been in careers requiring creative…

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Spiral Jetty

Rockets, Rails and Really Good Food

The Union Pacific met the Central Pacific at Promontory Summit in 1869, tying America together by rail, and you’ve got to wonder if one side didn’t stall a little to make sure they finished in lovely Box Elder. The county was already dotted with all kinds of natural beauty (3 soon-to-be designated…

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