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Artys

Artys 2013

Posted // September 11,2013  - The best in Utah theater, art, comedy, fashion & more We hear it all the time: The arts are in trouble. Finances are tight; school arts programs ...

Artys

Artys 2012

Posted // September 12,2012  - City Weekly's 7th Annual Arts Awards This seventh-annual City Weekly Artys issue—like all lists and awards—is only ...

Artys

Artys 2011: Staff Choice

Posted // September 14,2011  -   For the sixth year, City Weekly has had the pleasure of recognizing some of the great work ...

Artys

Artys 2011: Readers' Choice

Posted // September 14,2011  -  

Artys

Artys 2011

Posted // September 14,2011  - Recognizing the best of local arts For the sixth year, City Weekly has had the pleasure of recognizing some of the great work ...

Artys

Artys 2010

Posted // September 15,2010  - Celebrating Utah's Arts: The best in local theater, dance, art & more. Art—real art—is a discovery. It’s something that hits us in a place we d ...

Artys

2010-2011 Utah Theater & Dance Season

Posted // September 15,2010  -   Theater and Dance listings in Utah for the 2010-2011 season. ...

Artys

Artys 2010: Vote Now for Your Favorites

Posted // August 18,2010  -   City Weekly's Artys issue celebrates the wealth of talent in Utah's performing, visual and ...

Artys

Artys 2009

Posted // September 9,2009  - Celebrating Utah's Arts: The best in local theater, dance, art & more. Cropped budgets for theater and dance companies. Patrons and foundations keeping a tighter ...

Artys

Artys 2009: Readers Choice

Posted // September 9,2009  -   It was the kind of theater experience that brought out people who never go to the theater- ...

Back to School

Back to School 2011

Posted // August 18,2011  - Class is in session, listen up “The whole idea is negative,” says Bryan Mannos, City Weekly’s IT guru, ...

Back to School

Required Reading

Posted // August 18,2011  - Some books help you pass a midterm, others get you through life. Required Reading, Some books help you pass a midterm, others get you through life. ...

Back to School

Major Decisions

Posted // August 18,2011  - What you decide to study today could jumpstart your career. Or not. Major Decisions, What you decide to study today could jumpstart your career. Or not. ...

Back to School

Welcome to the Big Time

Posted // August 18,2011  - With Utah and BYU’s football upgrade, road tripping is a whole new ballgame. Welcome to the Big Time. With Utah and BYU’s football upgrade, road tripping is a wh ...

Back to School

The Backup Plan

Posted // August 18,2011  - What happens when you graduate into a world with no jobs? The Backup Plan, What happens when you graduate into a world with no jobs? ...

Back to School

Football Sucks

Posted // August 18,2011  - Even if you hate sports, Utah’s rise in national standing will affect your college life. Football Sucks, Even if you hate sports, Utah’s rise in national standing will affec ...

Back to School

Addled by Adderall

Posted // August 18,2011  - Every generation finds a new crutch to get an academic edge. Addled by Adderall, Every generation finds a new crutch to get an academic edge. ...

Back to School

Fall Concerts 2011

Posted // August 18,2011  - Term papers can wait. Rock out before you go mad. Concert-tration, Term papers can wait. Rock out before you go mad. ...

Back to School

App Happy

Posted // August 18,2011  - Download these apps to enhance your scholarship. App Happy, Download these apps to enhance your scholarship. ...

Back to School

Back to School 2010: Utah's Best Concerts - Fall 2010

Posted // August 18,2010  - Over 130 shows scheduled through September. Cotton Jones, Dangermuffin, She And Him, Nappy Roots, Jamie Lidell, Band of Horses, Gov't ...

City Guide

Go the Distance

Posted // February 18,2013  - Do your part to kick political 'meh' to the curb We live in an exciting metropolitan area—home to professional sports teams, premier ...

City Guide

Gay Ol' Utah

Posted // February 18,2013  - Being LGBT in a red state Doesn't Have to Give you the Blues If you are an LGBT person moving to Utah or have just arrived, do not panic. Breathe&mdash ...

City Guide

Speakin' Yer Mormon

Posted // February 18,2013  - How ta make some sense a the Utah parlance Welcome. So ya just moved ta Zion, not ta worry and such as that. This place is geographic ...

City Guide

Pop-Up Neighborhoods

Posted // February 18,2013  - Hitting the high notes of what to see and do-and how to get around-in Salt Lake City Whether you’re new to town or have been a Salt Laker for years, there are areas of ...

City Guide

Mall Hop

Posted // February 18,2013  - Seven Stops Round Out A Banner day of Salt Lake City shopping If you ever have a full day to yourself with some extra cash tucked away in your wallet, a ...

City Guide

A Day at the Museum

Posted // February 18,2013  - A kid, a teen and a dad walk into a Utah museum Locals and visitors can really discover Salt Lake City—and the world—by seeing ...

City Guide

Why I Create in Utah

Posted // February 18,2013  - Utah's "big bang" of artistic inspiration It’s been said that creativity, at its essence, is subversive—an attempt to ov ...

City Guide

Sports Night

Posted // February 18,2013  - Root for the home team with pre- and post-game eats & drinks Salt Lake City is becoming increasingly urbane in many aspects, and local sports fans are ...

City Guide

Get Out

Posted // February 18,2013  - Run to a scenic race that'll cure your city-bound blues Nothing beats life in the city, but even the most devout city lovers get sick of Salt Lak ...

City Guide

I'm With The Band

Posted // February 18,2013  - Utah bands come in all shapes & sizes A decent number of Utah bands have been known to make waves on the national stage. In the ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Coldest Beer & Bar Guide 2012

Posted // July 19,2012  - Cool clubs, cooler brews We’ll be the first to admit, our testing process is not a precise science. It’ ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Coldest Beer: High Altitudes

Posted // July 19,2012  - Get away from the heat by having your beer at a resort Get away from the heat by having your beer at a resort. It’s a great escape into hil ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Sugar House/Highland Drive/East Bench

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 Sugar House doesn’t have to be defined by the Sugar Hole on the corner of 2100 South ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Utah's Coldest Beer 2011

Posted // July 20,2011  - The frostiest brews in the Valley Finding the frostiest brews in the Salt Lake Valley, and beyond. Writers are not exactly r ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Bars Out West

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 From the massive dance floor of The Westerner to the log-cabin vibe of Totem’s to th ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Sports Bars

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 Utah might have more non-imbibing sports fans than many states, but there certainly seem t ...

Coldest Beer Issue

South Salt Lake City

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 The area just past Sugar House has some seriously old-school watering holes, along with so ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Southern Valley

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 For those old enough to remember, the south end of the valley was once a wasteland for any ...

Coldest Beer Issue

Strip Clubs

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 Most peeler bars require their guests to buy at least a drink or two when they visit, so y ...

Coldest Beer Issue

South of Downtown

Posted // July 20,2011  - Utah's Coldest Beer 2011 The concept of “downtown Salt Lake City” is a little hazy, depending on your p ...

Dining Guide

Dining Guide 2013

Posted // November 13,2013  -   Every year around this time, people begin to have a more … complicated relationship ...

Dining Guide

Fresh Food

Posted // November 13,2013  - Try a taste of Utah's newest eateries In the year or so since we last published City Weekly’s Dining Guide, a number of in ...

Dining Guide

It's All About the Ambiance

Posted // November 13,2013  - Utah restaurants offer awesome eye appeal It’s well known to people in the restaurant biz that, as Park City restaurateur Bill ...

Dining Guide

Fantasy Meals

Posted // November 13,2013  - Multiple restaurants, one plate Choosing where to eat out isn’t always a simple matter, no matter where you live. Yo ...

Dining Guide

Keep on Truckin'

Posted // November 13,2013  - The newest members of Utah's mobile movement Next to an oversize ice cream truck near Gallivan Plaza, a line has formed. The pleasant m ...

Dining Guide

Holiday Feast

Posted // November 13,2013  - Recipes to shake up your Thanksgiving Face it: When it comes to holiday dinner, “tradition” can just be another word ...

Dining Guide

The Definition of Delicious

Posted // October 24,2012  - An A-to-Z local-dining dictionary of fanciful techniques and ingredients Cookbooks, food writing and restaurant menus are filled with culinary terms that may or ma ...

Dining Guide

Our Lips Aren't Sealed

Posted // October 24,2012  - A guide to the secret menus of SLC Boredom. You’ve eaten everything. There’s no food in the house, and you’ ...

Dining Guide

Putting on the Ritz

Posted // October 24,2012  - Where Salt Lake City's notables take their friends to eat. Salt Lakers are not easily satisfied. Even with all our amenities, awe-inspiring mountains ...

Dining Guide

Got Reservations?

Posted // October 24,2012  - Expand your palate with an order of another country's comfort food Comfort food: meatloaf, pizza, chicken potpie, macaroni & cheese, right? These are a hand ...

Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2013

Posted // December 4,2013  - 101 gifts for guys & gals from Utah's local shops You did it. You waited in line, you threw elbows and you got that 55-inch TV for just $100 ...

Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2012

Posted // November 21,2012  - 100 gift ideas from over 60 local shops We spend a few minutes on Thanksgiving remembering what we’re thankful for. But the ...

Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2011

Posted // November 17,2011  - Great picks from local shops You’re a socially conscious, progressive-thinking human being. Your friends are all ...

Gift Guide

2010 Gift Guide

Posted // November 17,2010  - City Weekly's Local Guide to Gift Giving It’s the most wonderful time of the year–to buy local. If you haven’t ju ...

Gift Guide

Gift Guide 2009

Posted // November 18,2009  - Where to buy it, how to make it. Easy. This holiday season, the rotten economy and flu fears have oddly conspired to make the Wor ...

Gift Guide

The Gift of Survival

Posted // November 18,2009  - How to make it, grow it, pick it, brew it, race it, arrange it, intonate it & kill it. It’s been a hell of a year. Some say 2009 braved the worst financial crisis since th ...

Gift Guide

How to Grow a Garden

Posted // November 18,2009  -   The old maxim goes that if you give a man a fish, he eats for a day, but if you teach a ma ...

Gift Guide

How to Race

Posted // November 18,2009  -   Got somebody on your holiday gift list with a need for speed? Miller Motorsports Park has ...

Gift Guide

How to Build a Gingerbread House

Posted // November 18,2009  -   The last time I constructed a gingerbread house, my dog polished it off, right down to the ...

Gift Guide

How to Arrange Holiday Flowers

Posted // November 18,2009  -   When I was a journalist in England, I became unlikely friends with a one-time high-flying, ...

Green Guide

Green Guide 2014: The Water Issue

Posted // April 16,2014  -   After an unusually dry winter across the West, we’re dedicating this year’s Gr ...

Green Guide

Green Guide 2013: The Air Issue

Posted // April 17,2013  - Lawmakers do little to clean up chunky air January 2013 catapulted Utah onto the world stage—for all the wrong reasons. An oppr ...

Green Guide

Green Guide 2013: Wind Farms

Posted // April 17,2013  - Rural Utah's new cash crop In 1999, Andy Swapp bought a small farm outside Milford, in central Utah. When he plowed a ...

Green Guide

Green Guide 2013: Bird Land

Posted // April 17,2013  - A crossroads for migratory birds, the Great Salt Lake and its wetlands are where birdwatchers’ dreams come true. Rosalie Winard’s photographs of birds are dramatic, timeless and a little otherworld ...

Green Guide

Green Guide 2012

Posted // April 18,2012  - City Weekly's 3rd Annual Enviro-Issue Yes, a truly Green Guide wouldn’t be printed in 60,000 papers and distributed all ov ...

Green Guide

The Green 13

Posted // April 18,2012  - Businesses, nonprofits and cool people keeping the Earth green The word “green” used to conjure up memories of St. Patrick’s Day or of ...

Green Guide

Jailhouse Rocked

Posted // April 18,2012  - Enviro activist Tim DeChristopher rides the ups and downs of prison politics Peaceful Uprising is celebrating Earth Day by conducting a free, open-to-all, nonviolent p ...

Green Guide

Environmental Arts

Posted // April 18,2012  - That art on your wall may be lovely to gaze upon, but how earth-friendly is it? Lisa Miller uses materials like blown bike innertubes to create urban-chic wallets, belts ...

Green Guide

Becker: Finding the Green Connection

Posted // April 18,2012  - The mayor's quiet policy-making has turned his eco-friendly dreams into reality Becker was front and center when the oil pipeline burst in Red Butte Canyon, spewing 55,00 ...

Green Guide

Silent Spring: The Next Generation

Posted // April 18,2012  - What's causing the downward spiral of Utah's birds and bees? Less water means fewer wetlands dry out over time, and birds are forced to look elsewhere ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Tuning Tips

Posted // November 8,2013  - Save money and time with DIY ways to keep your most prized winter possessions in shape It’s time to dust off the shred sticks and give them a little love. Whether you ride ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Snow Days

Posted // November 8,2013  - A monthly guide to the 2013-14 Utah winter season Despite living amid the Greatest Snow on Earth, some Utahns still dread winter and its mon ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Resort Report

Posted // November 8,2013  - Utah's hills are alive with new deals, lifts and more Fifteen ski hills (11 within an hour of Salt Lake City) sprawl across Utah’s topogra ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Perfect 10

Posted // November 8,2013  - It's time to truly experience the Greatest Snow on Earth with these 10 runs Don’t just ride the mountain—explore it. It’s time to toss out your tick ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Practice Paradise

Posted // November 8,2013  - Snogression helps skiers and boarders hone their skills, sans snow The Wasatch Mountains may have some competition for the title of the ultimate ski and snow ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Woofing in the Wasatch

Posted // November 8,2013  - Where to enjoy the flakes with your furry one this winter Dogs and the outdoors seem like a natural combination. A hike, ski or snowshoe trek with F ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

So Tubular

Posted // November 8,2013  - The best spots to fly down a hill on a rubber circle There’s always a good excuse to go tubing: legs weary after too much riding, clamori ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Desert Days

Posted // November 8,2013  - Head to southern Utah for your own spring awakening Southern and central Utah is about as wide-open as spaces get, and the combo of the red ro ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Apres Forays

Posted // November 8,2013  - A local's guide to self-medication in the Wasatch Whatever you look for in apr├Ęs skiing or riding, there’s a venue for it between the ...

Outdoor Recreation Guide

Back to Basics

Posted // November 8,2013  - Pay no attention to the trends and forgettable gadgets—this is the gear you really need GPSing, altitude-reading, iPhone-integrated gadgetry is great. But, be it blizzard or blue ...

Summer Guide

Summer Guide 2013

Posted // June 5,2013  - Get ready for fun in the Utah sun Ah, summertime. The days are longer, the nights are stronger, and the smell of smoking mea ...

Summer Guide

Build Your Own Barbecue

Posted // June 5,2013  - Mix & match to create the party of the century Nothing says summertime like a barbecue, and the best barbecues combine everything that&rs ...

Summer Guide

Barbecue Basics

Posted // June 5,2013  - Lay a firm foundation for your shindig with the right sauce and grilling technique You can have all the fire-dancers and live music you want, but if what you’re taking ...

Summer Guide

Sips of Summer

Posted // June 5,2013  - 5 irresistible warm-weather cocktails & how to make 'em Sipping a cocktail on the patio is one of my favorite summer pastimes. After all, who does ...

Summer Guide

Party Like a Rock Star

Posted // June 5,2013  - Local musicians rhapsodize about their ideal barbecue Local musicians rhapsodize about their ideal barbecue ...

Summer Guide

Summer Tube!

Posted // June 5,2013  - Don't go out there: Stay inside & get a TV tan Just because it’s hot and the broadcast networks have (mostly) given up on the summe ...

Summer Guide

New Moon

Posted // June 5,2013  - Slip into the cooler side of summer with these nighttime activities When the mid-afternoon heat of a blazing summer day finds you sticky, sweaty and hiding in ...

Summer Guide

Dive In

Posted // June 5,2013  - Find thrills & chills at local waterparks & public pools If this summer will be anything like the last, we’re in for a scorcher. Luckily, Ut ...

Summer Guide

Booze Your Own Adventure

Posted // June 5,2013  - How to pair Utah's views with local brews Nothing says summer like a scenic mountain hike or a cold, sweaty brew, so why not combine ...

Summer Guide

My Best Escapades

Posted // June 5,2013  - Local adventurers reveal their favorite summer getaways When the Utah weather shifts from winter to warmth, everyone has that special place they& ...

 
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