Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.
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Housing Affordability: Things Are Weird, Right?

The Bard said it best, something is rotten in the state of Utah. Our current housing market has seen better days, and it is the topic on every tongue. Talk of the...

Utah Restaurant Industry Posthumously Recognizes Salt Lake’s Mary Brown Malouf

After missing a year in 2020, the Utah Restaurant Association Restaurant Industry Awards Gala returned to honor excellence within Utah’s foodservice industry. Among the honorees, the late, great Salt Lake magazine editor...

A Summer Without Sprinklers? The Utah Drought Emergency

Swimming pools. Water slides. Running through sprinklers on the lawn. What is summer without water? From the hose, faucet or creek, water is everywhere it seems, but things aren’t what they seem,...

Road Warrior: The Food Truck Rumbles Back Onto The Scene

For some people, food trucks are simply convenient. A fast and easy way to try a variety of diverse cuisine, on the go, miles ahead of your typical fast-food fare. For other...

July 4 Fireworks Restrictions: Yes, Wildfire Danger Is Really That Bad

I know. I know. You want to be able to light fireworks off with your friends and family this Independence Day. And, let’s be honest, no one is going to stop you....

How to Celebrate July 4 in Utah

In a year of record drought, lighting off fireworks at home could present a substantial wildfire risk. The safest way to watch fireworks is at a show put on by professionals (especially...

Brewvies, Bluegrass and What to Do in Utah This Weekend

The weekend is here, and there’s plenty to see and do. We’ve got you covered with a guide to the weekend, but first the big news: Brewvies is back! The Brewvies reopening...

Perfect Picnics in Salt Lake City

A picnic is the perfect opportunity to explore both the outdoors and new dining options with the comforts of home never too far away. Here are a few ideas, for a spectrum...

Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.