The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from October 2010

  • Fort Douglas War Museum and Cemetery Tour

    The Ft Douglas War Museum is one of our favorite places to visit. The kids love wandering around the building looking at all of the artifacts. Located at 421 Chipeta Way in Salt Lake City, the museum and its surrounding buildings are just waiting to tell you their story. One of the surrounding

  • Pioneer Theatre Company's "Dracula" is a Chilling, Moody Adaptation

    The legend of Dracula is an archetypal story about an evil being who gains power for himself by destroying the lives of others. In the process, that being becomes a monster to be pitied almost as much as his victims. As doctor Van Helsing, who puts his life and faith at stake in his fight against

  • Discover Your Family History This Christmas in Salt Lake

    Salt Lake is home to the Family Search Center, the largest genealogical database in the world. For more on researching Genealogy in Salt Lake, click here. Looking for a wonderful way to discover your family history while enjoying the beauty of Salt Lake this Christmas? Look no further than the 2010

  • Warm Salt Lake Fall Temps Keeps Summer Produce Growing!

    [caption id="attachment_4508" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Bell Organics produce at Lugano's"] [/caption] Salt Lake has been blessed with a beautiful late-summer weather well into fall, thus the summer produce that normally drops off at the first hint of frost is still going strong! Here

  • Legends Pub and Grill

    Legends Pub & Grill is a fairly new sports grill in Salt Lake City. If you didn't know about it, you'd definitely missed it; it's tucked away in an old strip mall in a nondescript part of town. But don't let the outside fool you. Once you walk in those doors you'll be pleasantly surprised at all

  • Hiking the Temple Quarry Trail in SLC

    You really need to head up to the mountains right now. I'm serious. Stop what you're doing this minute and go to the mountains. The autumn colors are absolutely incredible right now. This past weekend was a busy one for our family. We didn't really have time to go to the mountains but we all

  • Gardner Village is THE place for Halloween!

    If you are visiting Salt Lake during the month of October, you do not want to miss a chance to visit Gardner Village! Whether you are there for the shopping, the Witchapalooza Music Dinner Show, Ride To A Witch, Breakfast With A Witch, Witches Night Out, or just to walk around and look at the

  • Adobos Caribbean Grill

    The Sassies recently reviewed Adobos Caribbean Grill, to see our official rating of our experience, read it here. With so many common restaurants in the area, learning a Puerto Rican cuisine had opened up in southern Salt Lake County was a welcoming thought. And from those who have actually

  • South Temple Self-Guided Tour

    When visiting Salt Lake, don't miss a chance to stroll up and down South Temple street. It is full of historic buildings, and they all have a story to tell. Thanks to the Utah Heritage Foundation, they've made it easy to do your own self-guided tour, and at your own pace. Prepare for your tour of

  • Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Memorial Museum

    The Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum recently celebrated it's Grand Opening and Re-dedication. The museum has undergone some renovations and cleanings, leaving different levels closed off at different times. Now, it's all open again and, boy oh boy, it is such a treasure. Every step you take,

  • Lugano Teams With Uinta Brewing for 10th Annual Beer Dinner

    [caption id="attachment_4450" align="aligncenter" width="320" caption="The commitment of Lugano and Uinta to utilize local, sustainable and organic products will highlight this year's extensive menu."] [/caption] On Wednesday, October 20, 2010, Lugano Restaurant will celebrate 10 years of awarded

  • Ski season means - Hitchhiking

    Powder Magazine launched its gear guide (which I've read cover to cover). Ski Utah announced it's "Ultimate Powderhound" competition finalists. Industry magazines are releasing their resort guides. Early bird season pass sales are coming to an end. And the leaves are changing colors. Ski season is

  • Enter for Chance to Win a Family History Research Visit to Salt Lake

    When you want to research your family tree, the Family History Library in Salt Lake is the ultimate destination And now you have a chance to win a free trip to explore your roots by entering the Ultimate Family History Sweepstakes sponsored by Family Tree Magazine. Enter every day between October 1

  • Happy Halloween, SLC!

    Maybe it's a little early for Halloween greetings, but Halloween events are already underway in the Salt Lake area with pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses in full swing. Halloween is the second busiest holiday of the year, and there's plenty of fun for everyone from three-year-olds in

  • Hoppers Seafood & Grill

    Hoppers serves lunch and dinner, seven days a week and also serves brunch on Saturday and Sunday starting at 10 am. Free sticky buns are served with brunch, and their homemade bread is served during lunch and dinner. They are also open late, closing at 10 pm on weekdays, including Sunday, and 11 pm