The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from December 2014

  • Hiking Salt Lake's Lone Peak

    Utah's Lone Peak tops at out 11,263' and is considered the most difficult 11,000+ peak in the Wasatch Rage due to the mileage and vertical gain. It's an imposing peak, visible from Salt Lake City to Provo. With an average grade less than Mount Olympus (17% vs. 23%), I figured the extra miles

  • Record Number of Meetings and Conventions Hosted and Confirmed

    Salt Lake’s popularity as a leisure and convention destination continues to grow, as evidenced by a record number of meetings and conventions hosted in 2014, and a record number of new business confirmed for 2015 and beyond. More bars, restaurants, and hotels in the compact convention district,

  • The Last-Minute Gift That Isn't Lame

    Everyone has someone in his or her life that's just impossible to buy holiday gifts for. Maybe their interests are too technical or obscure. Maybe they already have one of everything. Maybe they just don't like "stuff." You've thought about going the ol' Visa gift card route, but you don't want to

  • This Really IS the Place: Episode 4

    After three eye-opening adventures in Salt Lake City, everyone's favorite time-traveling pioneer winds up at an art show/dance party called Sketch Cabaret. He sticks with his favorite adult beverage (milk), but he parties with the rest of 'em like the best of 'em. Watch Episode 1 , Episode