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The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from October 2013

  • The Leonardo Museum "Spooky Science" Exhibit"

    The Leonardo Museum has a "Spooky Science" exhibit going on. It's a fun activity for children and adults to enjoy. The exhibit uses black light and have some great education aspects, like defining the Science of Fear. There are all kinds of phobias, including the Fear of Magic and Fear of

  • Best Bakeries in SLC

    One thing I love to do is check out a new bakery - cakes and cookies are my weakness. For the past few months I've been sampling the goods at several of Salt Lake City's finest bakeries, serving everything from all-American doughnuts, brownies and chocolate chip cookies to more refined European

  • Day of the Dead at Rico

    Did you know 1 in 6 Utahns are at risk of missing at least one meal per day – not to mention 1 in 5 kids are unsure where their next meal is coming from. Did you know the Utah Food Bank can turn every $1 they receive into $8 worth of food and services? Did you know there’s a way to support this

  • Alaxemo, Oasis Cafe, Pago

    Fans of ZY might want to note the restaurant is no more. Well, sort of. Today the sign on the restaurant changes, signalling the revamp of the business as “Alamexo”. Wait, don’t run off sobbing over the loss of ZY and chef Matt Lake just yet. In an interview with the SL Tribune Lake mentioned,

  • Arnold Friberg Art Exhibit at The Gateway

    For a limited time at The Gateway Mall, the largest single-artist exhibit in the state of Utah will showcase the works of Arnold Friberg. He is the world-known artist of beloved painting such as The Prayer at Valley Forge, Moses and The Burning Bush, Trouble For Butterfield, Following The Star and

  • My Adopted City: Biking in the Salt Lake Valley, Part 3 - Road

    After a year plus of living in Salt Lake City, I finally completed an urban cyclist’s rite of passage: biking to the top of Emigration Canyon. I had been avoiding it for a few months (or to be more specific, the entire summer), citing a hundred different reasons I made up in my mind why I shouldn’t

  • Skiing Is for the 'Birds'

    The resorts have had their first snowfall and that means winter is upon us. With this year’s snowfall comes a great new set of programs for women. It’s a good year to be a female skier. Brighton Resort is introducing their women’s only terrain park, equipped with pink rails and designed to be

  • Easy Fall Hike: Historical Mormon Pioneer Trail in East Canyon

    Because of the cooler weather and changing leaves, Fall is my favorite time for hiking in Salt Lake City. This week I drove up East Canyon to hike the historical Mormon Pioneer Trail. It's an easy hike for families of all ages. Walk in the footsteps of history of those who passed before When the

  • Playtime at Snowbird Ski Resort: Oktoberfest and epic views

    Seriously overworked with a case of sleep deprivation, I drove up Little Cottonwood Canyon for a needed break at Snowbird Ski Resort. My plan...meet with fellow blogger Joshua Riggins for an afternoon of Oktoberfest fun, connect with the Ski Utah crew for dinner on Hidden Peak, enjoy drinks at

  • Five Breathtaking Lake Hikes Near Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake City is known for epic skiing in the winter, however, summertime offers some of the region's best hiking opportunities. Numerous hikes include lakes as destinations and are just minutes from Salt Lake City ski resorts, which offer a variety of summer activities and lodging deals. These