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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Beer, Whiskey and Corned Beef with Cabbage: How to Eat Like the Irish This St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day events were some of the first casualties of the pandemic—a wave of cancellations and optimistic postponements that bore the painful realization of our new reality. This year, The Hibernian...

Last Chance to Try Salt Lake City’s Favorite Hangover Cure

“How have you never been to Blue Plate?” When I first moved to Salt Lake City as a freshman at Westminster College, Blue Plate Diner was the restaurant that my peers shamed...

The Return of Mainstay Summer Events

More than a year after the pandemic shut down normal life, we’re all pulling back our window curtains and searching for any signs of hope on the horizon. There are now three...

Why There Could Always Be Another Mark Hofmann

Mark Hofmann’s notorious and deadly legacy will always be inextricably tied to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but the impact of his machinations spread far outside of Utah and...

COVID-19 Vaccine: What’s Safe to Do After You Get Yours?

After you get the COVID-19 vaccine, is it safe to return to the way things were? Can you visit family and friends you haven’t seen in months? Should you go to a...

Newsman Randall Carlisle Reflects on Covering the Mark Hofmann Bombings

A handheld camera wobbles and zooms in on Mark Hofmann sitting on the floor of his 1985 living room, bouncing a baby on his knee as he watches a news story about...

Long Story Short: Utah’s Evermore Park v. Taylor Swift

Full disclosure: Taylor Swift and I are the same age. This is a fact that has left me to wonder at (1) why I oftentimes felt “too old” for her music and...

Last Chance to View Utah Opera from Home?

The Utah Opera is wrapping up its final streamed production before the return of live audiences on March 25, 2021, with the focus on hope and light. Utah Opera’s Light on the...

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.