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The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from July 2015

  • How to Save on Amazing Performances in Salt Lake

    UtahPresents has a full lineup of amazing performances scheduled for 2015 and 2016, including theater, dance, music, film, comedy, and more. How to Save Bundle your purchases for savings: Buy tickets to 3 performances and save 10%, or buy tickets to 5 performances and save 20%, as well as 50% on

  • 22 Terrible Pickup Lines for Outdoor Retailer

    Tired of striking out at the OR show? Looking to pick up a Patagonia rep after hours? The following lines probably won't work. On a scale of 1 to 10, you're a V11. Climb on. Are you a GoPro? 'Cause when you're around, I develop questionable judgment. Do you have a waterproof

  • Taste of the Wasatch!

    What do you get when you combine fresh mountain air, live music, boutique wine, craft beer, and a sprawling tasting menu featuring 50 of Utah's best chefs? Taste of the Wasatch. Held at Big Cottonwood Canyon's Solitude Mountain Resort, this is one of Salt Lake's most anticipated culinary events.

  • 10 Ways to Bring Out Your Inner Yokel

    There's tons of fun stuff happening this year at the Salt Lake County Fair, but for those who really want to get in touch with their hillbilly side, we suggest the following: 1. Monster Trucks There's something about watching a gargantuan truck with a name like "The Felon" tear up an arena, launch

  • The Craft Lake City DIY Festival: Creating a Culture of Craft

    As the 7th annual Craft Lake City approaches on Aug. 7 & 8, Angela Brown, founder and executive director, looks back and ponders the most profound effects the festival has had in Salt Lake City. The DIY festival, she says, has created a much-needed community for artists to collaborate, share

  • Tough Bulls. Tasty Ribs. Tender Cowboys.

    The Days of '47 Ribs & Rodeo is here! From July 21-25, we'll commemorate the Pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley with one of Utah's longest-standing traditions. Grab your tickets for tough bulls, tasty ribs and tender cowboys at Smith'sTix or RibsAndRodeo.com. The Days of '47 Komatsu

  • The Best Breweries in Salt Lake

    Utah may have a reputation for strict alcohol laws, but don’t let that stop you from sampling the best brews Salt Lake has to offer. With a thriving brewery scene that is only getting bigger and better every year, local beers are never out of reach. In fact, many bars and restaurants do a good job

  • 8 Hikes and Bike Rides Accessible from Downtown Salt Lake

    Salt Lake City isn’t just for the urban city dweller; it’s just as appealing to active travelers. For the first-time visitor, it might be surprising to learn that there are a slew of hiking trails, walking lanes and bike paths easily accessible from downtown. Even if you’re here for a business

  • Even Stevens: A Sandwich Shop With a Cause

    I sat down recently with Trevor Down, the co-founder and Director of Promotions for Even Stevens Sandwich Shop, to get the story behind the shop's cool concept. Trevor and his dad, Steven (yes, THAT Steven), wanted to create a way to give back to the community, and food was chosen as the charitable

  • Time Machine + Forever Young: How to Have Fun While Doing Good

    We've all been there. It's a Saturday afternoon, and for once, you'd like to spend the day doing something meaningful. But after one too many Saturdays spent lazily lounging or frivolously frittering away the hours, you're not quite sure where to start. Luckily, there's a new tool on the app scene

  • The Nerds' Guide to Salt Lake

    Salt Lake isn’t just for seasonal skiers and serious shoppers. The city is a mecca for science fiction movie buffs and fans of fantasy. From zombies and Harry Potter to Renaissance fairs and anime events, Salt Lake is a nerd’s dream destination. While themed conventions are time-sensitive, there are

  • The DirtyBird Mud Run Will Break World Records

    The DirtyBird Mud Run is a downhill obstacle course and mud run to be held on July 11, 2015 at Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort. It's safe to say that nothing quite like this has ever been done before... The DirtyBird will feature an Aerial Tram ride to the top of Hidden Peak, 3,000 feet of descent