Health & Wellness

I am not improving my cooking skills. I am ordering out.

I just talked to friends in Montana who were making homemade hamburger buns for the elk burgers planned for dinner. Of course they shot the elk. Another friends was taking homemade lasagna out...

How to Celebrate your Birthday During COVID-19

Things have changed for the time being. Weddings have been canceled, graduations are postponed, high schoolers are missing out on prom and businesses are closing their doors. These are not fun times. I mean...

Are you ready for your closeup? Zoom and Hangout show the real you.

Everyone is working from home and you can now attend office meetings in your bed without your pants on. But in this new virtual world, one thing shows up in more (discouraging)...

Rethinking Outdoor Risk Taking During Coronavirus

The coronavirus lockdown has created a unique paradox in Utah. On one hand, we’re confined to our homes with most restaurants, bars and places of business closed in the name of social...

Got Kids? Advice to the Working-from-Home Parent.

How do you explain social distancing and quarantine to a two-year-old? That's the current challenge of Jeanine Miller, full-time staff and art director for Salt Lake magazine who even without the COVID-19...

Cooking is most fun when you share it

I might feel that way because I no longer have a resident family to cook for. Pretty much everyone who cooks admits that it's harder to cook for one. (Except maybe Judith...

FREE Curbside Youth Meal Program—Pick Up Locations

Utah Community Action Curbside Pickup Locations Mondays – Fridays | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM James R. Russell (JRR): 1240 N American Beauty Dr., SLC 84116 Palmer Court: 999 S Main St., SLC 84111 South Salt Lake...

Keep your distance, but stick together: The virtual pub

Isolation is not the natural human condition. That's why stories of people like Birdman of Alcatraz and Maxime Qavtaradze, a 63-year-old Georgian monk currently living at the top of the Kataskhi Pillar,...

Keep your distance but stick together: a six-foot block party

Many of us are sequestered alone indoors all day. We're not used to it. And we don't like it. Writing is generally a solitary occupation but journalism is not. We generally work cheek-by-jowl...

Utah Symphony – Utah Opera Suspends Performances Through May 23

Utah Symphony | Utah Opera today announced the suspension of performances through May 23, 2020 in response to the state’s increased COVID-19 precautions for social distancing and Salt Lake County Arts and...

UMOCA Offers ‘Art Everyday’

Although the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is closed due to COVID-19, its virtual doors are wide open with education and exhibition programming continuing online. To help combat the social distancing blues...

People Watching in the Time of COVID-19

People Watching Log, SLC, Tues., March 24, 2020. While I am the captain of my ship, and not trying to be a creeper, these are coincidentally some of the curious, fascinating and...

76 Songs to Stay Home to

Cooking? Cleaning? Working on a puzzle? Or just laying around? Sounds like you need a playlist of classic feel-good songs to keep you company. And we've got just thing for you. Check...

As Outdoor Industry Shuts Down, Utah Avalanche Center Works Overtime

We're less than two weeks into the nationwide effort to "flatten the curve" with most people social distancing and working from home as nearly all non-essential businesses have shuttered. Accordingly, nearly the...

Plant Your Own Peas (and Pea Shoots)

Peas. It just so happens that now (mid-to-late) March is the optimum time to plant peas in your garden. I've gone about planting peas over the years with great success. You have...

Tough times. Need a job to tide you over? Read this.

We received this today from Ema Ostarcevic, founder and CEO of SEARCH Group Partners, a national staffing firm based here in Salt Lake City: To Our Beehive Community, SEARCH Group Partners empathetically understands that many...
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