The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from August 2010

  • Rice-Eccles Stadium

    University of Utah football starts Thursday, Sept. 2, and while nothing is certain in college football these days, it's a good bet that the Utes' farewell season in the Mountain West Conference will be one of the team's most exciting ever. Season tickets are sold out for 2010, and single-game

  • Blasting off at the Clark Planetarium

    How awesome is it you can walk from Discovery Gateway (the children's discovery museum) to the Clark Planetarium in 30 seconds! Even if you're not packing in two centers for learning and fun, the Clark Planetarium is still worth the drive to the Gateway no matter what your age. The Clark

  • RootsTech Genealogy Event Coming to Salt Lake

    Exciting news hit my desk this week from the folks at FamilySearch. In an effort to encourage innovation and technology in the pursuit of family history research they are launching the first annual RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City, February 10-12, 2011. It makes perfect sense that this exciting

  • SLC's Best Family Hiking Trails

    A love of the outdoors is one of the best gifts parents can give their children, and here in Salt Lake we have amazing opportunities for outdoor family recreation. Late summer is a great time for children, parents and grandparents to escape the summer heat and get into Utah's mountains for some

  • The Lion House Pantry Restaurant

    As I have been preparing to write this post, I tried to remember the very first time I ate at The Lion House Pantry Restaurant. Honestly, I couldn't remember. Our family has been going all my life: we LOVE The Lion House Pantry! The food tastes just as good as home-cooking (most likely because they

  • Discovery Gateway

    Our family grabbed our Visit Salt Lake Connect Passes and on the way up to Salt Lake let our two daughters pick out where they wanted to go. Of course the first thing out of their mouths was, "The Children's Museum!" which is what they call Discovery Gateway. I know that they could spend the whole