Salt Lake City

Places to visit Free Places to Visit in Salt Lake City   Be sure to visit these free places in Salt Lake City.  From movies, museums and tours there is always something to explore. The Utah Film Center offers free film screenings to the community at several locations.  Some screenings may also include a post film discussion with the director, or other professionals to further the […]
Food Eating Vegan in Salt Lake City – Where to Go   Finding a vegan restaurant in Salt Lake City is easy; the difficult part is deciding which one you will choose. Dining out as a vegan hasn’t always been so easy in the past. While traveling with my extended family to a reunion in Iowa, I was delighted to see a menu offering a “veggie […]
Holidays 4th of July Celebrations in Salt Lake County   The 4th of July is coming up soon and there are lots of fun options in Salt Lake County for celebrating the holiday throughout the entire day.   Magna – Magna Cooper Park located at 8950 West 2600 South. Activities include a flag ceremony, breakfast, a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a parade, and music.  The […]
Food Farmers Markets in Salt Lake County   It is the season for fresh produce at your local farmers markets, some are already open and others are scheduled to be opened soon.  It is a great way to support your local businesses. Be sure to bring your reusable bags for your purchases. Most merchants will accept debit and credit cards, but it […]
Holidays The Hunt for Easter Eggs & Other Festivities   The search is on for Easter eggs and hunting for them will be on land and under water, in the morning and after dark.  While some events are free and do not require registration, other events do require advance tickets and will sell out in advance.     April 6th & 7th Storybrook Play […]
Food A Diversity of Vegan Dining in Salt Lake City     Salt Lake City offers a diversity of vegan restaurants.  If you ever wondered what a vegan eats, the SLC VegFest would give you some ideas.  The 3rd annual SLC VegFest organized by the Utah Animal Rights Coalition (UARC) was held at Salt Lake City Main Library Plaza on Saturday, September 8.  The event […]
Outdoor Living Take a Seat on the Living Room Hiking Trail   The Living Room Hiking Trail offers a short, but challenging hike for beautiful views overlooking Salt Lake City.  The trail is approximately 2.5 miles roundtrip. The elevation at the start of the trailhead is 5,000 feet with an elevation gain of 967 feet.  Dogs are permitted on this trail.   How to get there […]
Holidays Where to go for 4th of July Celebrations From flag raisings, breakfasts, races, parades, games, entertainment and fireworks there are plenty of activities to celebrate from dawn through dark on the 4th of July in and around Salt Lake County.  Here are some of them.  If you know of any others, please add them in the comment section. Jordan Park – 1060 South […]
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Places to visit How to Have Fun in Salt Lake City without Busting your Budget Whether the Wasatch Front is where you live or if you are planning a visit, there are plenty of activities going on in and around Salt Lake City that are fun and free or low cost to participate in. This is the Place Heritage Park  2601 E Sunnyside Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.  Hours […]
Outdoor Living The Jordan River Parkway – a network of trails The Jordan River Parkway is an urban park with a network of non-motorized trails that runs along the Jordan River.  The Jordan River flows north from Utah Lake to the Great Salt Lake wetlands, through Utah, Salt Lake and Davis counties.  The concept for the Jordan River Parkway was developed in the 1970’s to address […]
Places to visit Owl About Tracy Aviary The Owl Forest, Treasures of the Rainforest, King of the Andes, and Pelican Pond are among some of the exhibits you will encounter as you stroll through the eight acres of garden paths, groves of trees and streams inside of Tracy Aviary. Don’t be surprised if you see Andy, the Andean Condor, taking a walk […]
Salt Lake City Glass Recycling is Gaining Momentum in Utah With the rattling and screeching sounds of the L train above, I pulled the red wagon behind me along the streets in my Chicago neighborhood.  I was on a mission to find as many discarded bottles as possible.  At five years old, I was already a seasoned trader.  Trading bottles for cash was the way […]
Buying A Home Granite Legacy Is Breaking Ground with Zero Energy Ready Homes Ground has been broken for the first three of seventy-six homes to be built in the Granite Legacy development on the south end of property where Granite High School once stood.  The beloved high school opened in 1907 and closed its door following the commencement ceremonies for the class of 2009.  Many notable students graduated […]
Food For The Love Of Chocolate   It was the common interest for the love of chocolate that brought an eclectic group of a dozen people ranging from Millennials to Baby Boomers together in a small room on the second floor of the store where hand crafted chocolate is made and sold.   AJ Wentworth, founder of the Chocolate Conspiracy explained the journey […]