The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from December 2010

  • Early Bird Registration for RootsTech

    Don’t Miss the $99 Early Bird Registration for RootsTech 2011 in Salt Lake City! A new family history and technology conference to define the future of genealogy $99 early bird registration (Before January 8, 2011) Walking distance from the Family History Library February 10-12, 2011 Salt Palace

  • Utah's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

    If you're a fan of the Food Network TV show "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives," you know that the show's enthusiastic host Guy Fieri travels the country looking for the best in classic American diner cuisine. You may not know that the show has featured several of the Salt Lake area's favorite

  • Locally-Made Food Gifts

    This time of year I like to give Utah-made food gifts. Giving local products as gifts supports Utah's economy and shows you've put some thought into your selection. Here are a few suggestions for Utah-made foods that might go well together in a gift bag or basket. I'm getting hungry just thinking of

  • La Niña is Spanish for "Lots of Snow"

    [caption id="attachment_4890" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Alta Ski Area"] [/caption] The 2010-2011 ski season started off with one of the most epic openings in years. Alta, Brighton, Snowbird and Solitude have all received more than 160 inches of snow since the start of the season. That

  • SLC Tickets for Holiday Giving

    Psychological studies show that people who spend their money on experiences are happier than people who spend their money on material goods. That's one reason I'm giving lots of tickets as holiday gifts this year. Tickets to theater, performing arts and sports events can be great gifts - they're fun

  • Salt Lake Santa Pub Crawl is Getting its Ho-Ho-Ho on Dec. 17th

    Nothing says ‘Holiday’ like 500 tipsy Santas singing Christmas carols and bar hopping. This Friday, December 17, Salt Lake gets rowdy with the 15th Annual Santa Pub Crawl. Get out your red suit and join fellow Santas, Ms. Clauses, reindeers and elves as they take over downtown. Santa groups start off

  • Experience a Pioneer Christmas at This Is The Place

    We used our Salt Lake Connect passes to visit This Is The Place and experience their Candlelight Christmas. This is definitely an experience unlike any other during the holidays, and one you do not want to miss! It's a great way to experience Utah's Christmas past, and learn some history in the

  • Holiday Window Wonderland: Let It Snow-Globe

    Visit Salt Lake is pleased to be participating in the Downtown Alliance Holiday Window Wonderland contest! Local Utah artist Paul Heath, a frequent visitor to Snow Globe Land, has added his identifiable look in a temporary display on the windows of the Visitor Information Center at the Salt Palace

  • Fresco: A Fresh Take On Italian Food

    Tucked away behind a wall of ivy, you could almost walk by Fresco and not see it. But believe me when I say it’s not to be missed. This Italian Café has a very “at home” feel to it in vibe and décor. Throughout the night I kept forgetting I was at a restaurant, because the ambiance continually

  • Take a Ride on the North Pole Express

    The North Pole Express with the Heber Valley Railroad offers all of the charm, magic, and excitement that it promises! View a 2 minute video of the highlights at the end of this post. Upon arriving at the historic train depot at 450 South 600 West in Heber City, UT, you receive

  • MacCool's Public House

    Traditional Irish cuisine, sandwiches, comfort food, and great beer. All found in a cozy atmosphere at MacCool's Public House. It has the feel of a neighborhood bar, but inviting enough for a family meal or a great date night. It's also a great spot to warm up on a cold day with a favorite of mine,

  • Santa's Elves Have Arrived at Gardner Village!

    If you loved the witches during Halloween, you will LOVE the elves at Christmastime! For our family, the Christmas season hasn't begun until we've wandered around Gardner Village and looked at the elves! Scroll to the bottom to view a 3 minute video of the Gardner Village elves!

  • Beehive Soap and Body Care

    The Sassies got to try out the Beehive Soap & Body Care line that is made right here in Salt Lake County and sold in Salt Lake City in different stores. To see what we thought of the line check out our full review here. Four years ago, Tami Thornton was on the lookout for a new hobby. She had

  • December Holiday Events in Salt Lake

    The holidays are here, and there are many events happening in Salt Lake! Below is a list of some of the family-friendly events happening between now and the end of December: [caption id="" align="alignright" width="203" caption="Santa's Elves Scavenger Hunt at Gardner Village"] [/caption] CLICK