Best of the Beehive 2018

Snowbird opening day

Snowbird Kicks Off 50th Year Amid Rough Start to Utah Ski Season

It’s a little drier and warmer out there than Utahns are used to at the beginning of December. Instead of gazing at majestic mountains...
Kaitlin Eskelson sits for a portrait

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...
Annie Mautz, Max Chernin and Austin Flamm in Elf at Pioneer Theatre Company

‘Elf’ Sings Into Pioneer Theatre Company Directed by Alan Muraoka

For many 00s kids (and plenty of their parents), the image of Will Ferrell joyfully terrorizing a Macy’s belongs in the Christmas movie canon...
Perfect shot of espresso coffee

Espresso Epicure: Understanding the Coffee House Lifeblood

There is only one perfect espresso-based beverage: two shots of Ethiopian Sun-Dried Espresso tamped and layered with 2 teaspoons of raw sugar, infused with...
Holiday Gift Guide

Salt Lake’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Our 2021 Holiday gift guide is here! Discover unique and special gifts as well as solutions for your holiday gathering from Salt Lake magazine’s...
Loretta Barlow and Family on hillside, still from KEEP SWEET on Discovery+.

New Documentary ‘KEEP SWEET’ Shows FLDS Life After Warren Jeffs

Keep sweet is a familiar mantra among the members of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-day Saints (FLDS, a sect that broke off from The...
Holiday light displays in Utah

Where to Find Home Holiday Light Displays in Utah

More than 30 years ago, we laughed at Clark Griswold’s gratuitous display of Christmas cheer in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Chevy Chase’s character decked...
Tram at Snowbird

Live it Up With an Early Season Ski Trip

There’s a familiar grating sound ski and snowboard edges make as they cut into early season snow. The surface—typically a mixture of manmade flakes...
Cranberry sauce in a bowl top view.

4 Fresh Takes on Classic Cranberry Sauce

Colorful, tart and a seasonal must-have, cranberries are the perfect complement to holiday menus. Roast turkey, duck and goose all benefit from the mouth-puckering...
Where to Volunteer in Utah

Where to Volunteer in Utah This Holiday Season

According to Feeding America, over 350,000 people face hunger in Utah, including 114,000 children. This holiday season, we can show our gratitude by getting...
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How To: Utah Ski Resort Parking 2021-22

Oh, how I wish there weren’t a need for this article. Alas, as the ski industry rapidly adopts the airline model of “always monetize...

‘The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City’ Recap: ‘Highway to Vail’

In the middle of this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City, I texted another fan of the show and declared...
Park City backcountry access

Park City Alters Backcountry Access Policies After Avalanches

If the skull and crossbones weren’t ominous enough, the all caps “YOU CAN DIE” was meant to be. The warning—printed on the orange gate...
Ingredients for mashed potatoes - eggs, milk, butter and potatoes on wooden background.

4 Tasty Twists on Mashed Potatoes

Basic Mashed Potatoes Serves 6 2 lbs. potatoes1 tsp. salt1 cup milk or half-and-half6 Tbsp. butter1 eggsalt and pepper Peel and quarter potatoes. Put them in a large...