Park City Life

Tickets for Online Sundance Film Festival on Sale Now

The Sundance Film Festival will hardly resemble the annual spectacle Parkites have come to know when it kicks off on January 28. The star-studded festival has been reduced to mostly online affair...

The Pandemic on Ski Town Economies

When the lifts stopped spinning early last spring, we didn’t just lose out on pond skims and goggle tans. We also lost a mountain of revenue crucial to Park City’s feast and...

Hideout Annexation In Flux Yet Again As Residents Force Referendum

The controversial Hideout annexation of 350 acres near Richardson Flat has played out like a soap opera filmed on a moving rollercoaster over the course of 2020. Final say on the annexation...

In defense of Park City’s Traffic Circles

Maybe it’s because of their vaguely European aesthetic, like the gabled roofs on so many faux-Swiss ski chalets. Maybe it’s because the snow driving novices on vacation can’t be trusted to keep...

Pandemic Acutely Strains Park City’s arts and culture resources

The theater marquees project confidence belying the empty spaces behind them. “We’ll be back,” they promise. I hope they’re right. The artworld is unduly burdened by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic; an unfortunate...

Because Indoor Dining Still Doesn’t Feel Right

Is anyone ready for some indoor dining? Yeah, me neither. No discussing inane work projects over morning coffee and yogurt parfait with colleagues. No sidling up to the bar for après appetizers...

Is the Hideout Annexation Legal?

The plots are mostly native grasses with some Gambel oak sprinkled in. You’d be hard-pressed to describe the land as particularly notable, but as developable acreage diminishes in the Summit County, some...

Iced Out: Reservation System Leads a Halting Start to Ski Season

Ski season is officially underway in Utah, but not without some hiccups for anxious locals. Heavy snowfall earlier in November had many dreaming of hopping directly into midwinter conditions with widespread terrain...

Ski Season Fast Approaches While Park City Reservations Lag

Winter arrived furiously over the past week with several feet of snow piling up at high elevations in the Wasatch. Scores of skiers and snowboarders eager to reclaim lost days on the...

Live PC Give PC Keeps on Giving in Face of COVID

Live PC Give PC is back on Friday, November 6 2020. The annual day of giving is more crucial than ever as community groups throughout the state have been challenged by the...

Film Review: “Wolf of Snow Hollow” Terrorizes Wasatch Mountains

Tis the season for spooky movies, and a locally shot film recently made available for purchase on several streaming services is here to save us from coronavirus-induced boredom by scaring us while...

Park City Shot Ski Challenge Goes Virtual for 2020

The ongoing battle between Park City and Breckenridge for world-record shot ski supremacy is on hiatus for the 2020-2021 season, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have a little fun this...

Park City Development and Transit Issues Need Your Input

While most of Summit County takes a deep breath as the strangest summer season on record winds down ahead of what is certain to be a bizarre winter, developers, councilors and concerned...

Slamdance Film Festival Leaving Park City for 2021

The Slamdance Film Festival will not be staged in Park City in 2021, but will instead take place in Joshua Tree, California and online from January 22-28, 2021. For more than two...

Park City Shoulder Season Has the Cure for 2020 Blues

Shoulder season. Mud season. Not yet ski season. Whatever you call it, it’s a typically dark time in mountain towns. But in a manner completely unrepresentative of 2020, the transitional period between...

Hideout Continues to Pursue Annexation of Summit County Land

Hideout’s ongoing annexation attempt of land in Summit County won’t relent. What began with a hastily-signed, clandestine bill—H.B. 359—from a July special legislative session has become an ongoing saga exposing deep rifts...
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