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GOLDEN SPIKE AND THE CHINESE ARCH

GoldenSpikeUtah

When the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads met almost 150 years ago, newspapers across the country reported that the final spike was driven into the ground at Promontory Point, Utah. They were only half right. Actually, the forming of the first transcontinental railroad took place some 30 miles north at Promontory Summit, Utah. This mistake is still repeated in textbooks, films, and Goolge searches. With the incorrect location in our GPS, we arrived at our destination half an hour…

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MAUI’D LIFE

Honeymoon Maui

It’s natural to make connections–especially to wherever home is. Running off to Maui after our wedding in the Utah desert, we found ourselves relating to a landscape completely different than the one we came from. Maui’s cowboy town, Makawao, feels like Park City–a little out of the way, but comfortably rustic and lined with art galleries (we bought this print). Other hints of home included numerous layers of fleece worn on top of Haleakala Crater as well as a fervent devotion…

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Eggs in the City

Eggs in the city

When impressing parents or out-of-towners, starting the day at Eggs in the City is a small vacation for everyone involved. Converted from an old garage, this brunch hub is a neighborhood favorite. The staff’s courtesy is memorable and there isn’t an item on the menu that will have you questing if you’ve made the right choice. Owner Heather Santi grew up in the bar business and was inspired by her father’s entrepreneurial spirit. A big fan of breakfast, Santi saw her restaurant…

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Summer in Salt Lake – 2017

Summer In Salt Lake

A quick and comprehensive list of links to the top happenings. Created to be pinned now, then referenced all summer. Chime in you’d like to see something else included. FOOD Downtown Farmer’s Market Food Truck League Park City Food and Wine Classic Sugar House Farmer’s Market Tracy Aviary Eat Drink SLC FAIRS & FESTIVALS Craft Lake City Greek Festival Holi Festival of Colors Kimball Arts Festival – Park City Park Silly Sunday Market Snowbird Ninth Annual Brewfest Snowbird Oktoberfest Utah…

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The Rose Establishment

Rose Cafe SLC Utah

The Rose Establishment is one of those places everyone quickly starting talking about and never stopped. This Pierpont looker lets its atmosphere speak softly for itself. Going beyond just great coffee, treats such and porridge and tartines make your visit a noteworthy one. Oh, and The Rose Establishment lends itself to events, which is reason enough to have an event. Recommendation:  For breakfast, a combo of their porridge and drip coffee is as wholesome as it gets. INFO: Web: theroseestb.com Location: 235 S. 400 W. Salt…

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Utah Food Trucks / The Food Truck League

Like big, fuzzy bears, I imagine the food trucks in SLC spend their winters nestled away, safe and warm. And at about the same time as jort skiers and Red Butte blooms emerge each spring, so do our nomadic foodie friends. To keep the public informed, the Food Truck League of Salt Lake City recently developed a tracking app. Users can search by truck, location, and time to find their favorites or learn about a league event. It’s pretty slick.…

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