The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from May 2009

  • Grandeur Peak: day hike with with big views

    Looking for a nearby day hike? Want a 360 degree view of the Salt Lake valley and the Wasatch? How about a nice spot to grill out, up in the hills? Consider taking a day hike up Grandeur Peak from the Church Fork picnic area, located in Mill Creek Canyon (3800 S). Memorial Day Weekend, a friend and

  • Salt Lake Farmers Market

    The Downtown Salt Lake's Farmers Market is one of my absolute favorite summertime activities. Offering a wide variety of locally grown or prepared fresh produce, meat, breads and pastries, artisan cheeses, and other prepared food and drink options. Held in Pioneer Park, vendors also sell indoor and

  • Utah Steps Up to Reduce Air Pollution

    Residents of Salt Lake and Utah understand the importance of protecting the natural beauty of their surroundings. This is evidenced by the Clear the Air Challenge issued by Governor Huntsman and Mayors Becker and Corroon that seeks to improve Utah's air quality by encouraging people to consider

  • Uinta Brewing: Tasty Science

    Little known fact: less than six miles from the SLC airport is one of Utah's very own breweries, Uinta Brewing, and they give tours. Ever wonder how that delicious Golden Spike you're drinking came into being? Call ahead, schedule a time, and find out. That's exactly what I did this week, and

  • Salt Lake Climber Summits Everest

    For Salt Lake based Apa Sherpa climbing Everest is about as old hat as climbing Everest could become. The Nepal native who a few years back moved to Utah and started working at Snowbird so that he could provide a better education for his children, Apa has once again broken his own world record by

  • Is Salt Lake one of America's Favorite Cities?

    Well, could Salt Lake really be considered one of America's Favorite Cities? Certainly like anything of this nature the answer is relative to who you are, where you're from and what you like to do with your time. All that aside, the folks at Travel and Leisure are currently running a poll/contest