Jeremy Pugh

Jeremy Pugh is Salt Lake magazine's Editor. He covers culture, history, theater, the outdoors and whatever else we ask him to. Jeremy is also the author of the book "100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die" and the co-author of the history, culture and urban legend guidebook "Secret Salt Lake" (Spring 2021, Reedy Press).
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#StuartSelfies from Sundance Past

For years one of our favorite "Friends of the Magazine" (FOM), Stuart Graves has shared his adventures running around Main Street in Park City searching for celebrities during the Sundance Film Festival...

Pago 2.0: Scott Evans Gets Back to Basics

On Main Scott Evans shook up his restaurant portfolio last year to scale down but couldn’t resist scaling up when the former J. Dawgs spot on Main Street opened up. (Why so much...

Utah Field Guide: Jell-O

Utah is famously known for its per capita consumption of Jell-O—so much so that two decades ago, in 2001, the Utah State Legislature voted to name Jell-O its official state snack.  But apart...

Visit Salt Lake CEO Kaitlin Eskelson Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons

It’s a familiar tale. Bright-eyed youngsters come here to ski and end up staying in Utah. But not every ski bum who found their way West grows up to become the head...

Utah Field Guide: The Grid System

Nine days (nine days!) after the Latter-day Saint pioneers’ entry into the Salt Lake Valley—which, if you’re counting, was August 2, 1847—the Saints had a street system mapped out. The streets-to-be would...

Satire: Dear Future Landlord

Dear Future Landlord (we hope, fingers crossed!), Just writing a personal note about my recent application to rent the apartment you have available. It would be perfect for me and my boyfriend! We’re...

Foraging Around: The Lakehouse at Deer Creek

For 36 years, the Wagstaff Family has owned the concession on the edge of the reservoir at Deer Creek State Park. The mom and pop of this mom and pop, Doug and...

The Afterlife Answering Machine

Local tall guy and radio legend Bad Brad Wheeler set up a heavenly dedication line on KUAA, a local SLC station, for the late-great Mary Brown Malouf our legendary editor and all-around...

Jeremy Pugh

Jeremy Pugh is Salt Lake magazine's Editor. He covers culture, history, theater, the outdoors and whatever else we ask him to. Jeremy is also the author of the book "100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die" and the co-author of the history, culture and urban legend guidebook "Secret Salt Lake" (Spring 2021, Reedy Press).