City Life

Preview: Avett Brothers at Park City Live

There aren't a lot of bands like the Avett Brothers. The North Carolina natives are one part rootsy indie, one part country and one part rollicking good time. Call it bluegrass with a...

Waldorf Astoria's Arctic Lounge

Ice, ice baby.   There's a new bar in Park City, and it's cooler than anything else in town. Literally. Waldorf Astoria Park City debuted its penguin themed ice lounge last night in a media...

Why Sane Liquor Laws Matter

With the Legislative session on the horizon, we offer the conclusion of Salt Lake magazine's exploration of Utah's Byzantine liquor laws. Utah’s predominately teetotaling Legislature and governor are well aware of the dangers of...

DABC Detox

Editor's note: When the Legislature meets later this month, they are expected to consider "tweaks" to Utah's arcane liquor laws. But restaurateurs, bar owners and resort executives say that falls far short...

DABC SMASHED

Mike Mower, long-time Republican political operative, hustles up a Capitol staircase to a meeting. “I love it,” he says of his job as Gov. Gary Herbert's deputy chief of staff. “As a...

The Real Andy Farnsworth

In which, we have a post on the back end of the Salt Lake magazine site, that no one can see.

Review: Ann Wilson at The Eccles Center

Ann Wilson's still got it. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member might be 65 but her voice hasn't skipped a beat in the years since she belted out  the lyrics to...

DABC Misses a Bet

From the beginning Utah DABC insiders have argued that the only real fix for the “cultural” problems at the liquor agency would be a radical change in management. The state liquor monopoly has been...

1 Liquor License Available!

You can ignore phone calls from your landlord. You can ignore phone calls from the repo man. You can even ignore phone calls from your ex. But don't ever, ever blow off the Department of...

Utah No. 1 in Awesome

If you’re like us, you’re gritting your teeth that Fodor’s, the uncool travel guide, has chosen Utah as the Top Destination in the galaxy. That, of course, means our fantastic, somewhat unsullied outdoors...

Chef Houman Gohary takes on Bobby Flay

Mark your calendars foodies, Park City's Chef Houman Gohary will grace TV screens around the nation on Dec. 17, when he appears on the Food Network's "Beat Bobby Flay." Before he will be...

Live From Russia With Edward Snowden

“It's good to be back in the United States.” Edward Snowden said with a laugh, “And I didn't even need a pardon.” So began opening night at Park City's Eccles Center—an evening...

The Wine Guy Fires Back

Following the release a one-page summary of an intensive review of the DABC by the governor's office, former agency wine-buyer Brett Clifford had some things to say. And he said them directly...

Details on DABC 'Deep Dive'

An interview Tuesday with DABC director Sal Petilos and Kristin Cox, director of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget, gave a deeper look into the recently concluded review of the troubled...

Ch-ch-changes! Boss Lady Leaves Chow Truck and Vinto Morphs

Chchchanges. They never end in the restaurant business. There are lots of great new things to celebrate—the opening of Manoli's, the groundbreaking at Central Ninth and first bites at Tupelo, for example....

Winter Market at Rio Grande

The holidays are almost here, and with them comes a series of family feasts. Lucky for you, the Winter Market at Rio Grande will soon provide you with all of the best...
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