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Monday, March 31, 2014

Advocates Renew Call for Pennies for Providers, not Panhandlers

In 2012 a mere 13 parking meters were painted red by the Homeless Outreach Services Team and installed throughout Salt Lake City giving residents a place to donate small change to homeless services providers instead of giving it directly to panhandlers to feed their addictions.--- Since 2012 those meters have through matching grants helped raise $40,000 for homeless service providers.

Monday Meal: Italian-Style Slow Cooker Pork

I recently bought a new slow cooker and I'm really loving it. It's especially great for slow-braising a dish like this: shredded pork in a tomato-based sauce.

Glad You Asked: Knicks, Apache Relay & Black Lips

Dear GYA, I went and saw Noah over the weekend and SPOILER ALERT, it does not stick to the source material.

Concert Review: St. Vincent at The Depot

St. Vincent, the living art installation of singer-songwriter/guitarist Annie Clark, isn’t so much a performer as she is a performance.--- Between songs, when Clark spoke to the crowd at The Depot on Friday night, it wasn’t just casual banter to break up the energy between songs.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Salt Lake Lions

We're living in a really awesome time if you wanna be an alternative sports fan in Salt Lake City, and much of the Wasatch Front for that matter. --- Few people realize how fortunate we are in the idea that we have a competitive roller derby circuit with four fully-functional leagues and maybe more on the way.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Local Releases: Tidying Up The First Quarter

We're closing out the month with some leftover local releases, one on the way this Sunday. --- We'll start off with a couple we forgot back in February, the first being from solo artist Jake Burch.

The Salt City Throwdown Podcast

As you've read in one of our most recent issues of City Weekly, Capitol Hill and the politics in this city and state that surround it are a clusterfuck. --- There are so many pointless bills going in and getting a stamp of approval before they hit the floor, while others can't even get a third of the representatives to go in and listen.

Alternate Realities Roundup 3/28

Conservationists and animal-rights activists team up to fight sweeping ag-gag law in Idaho.---

Glad You Asked: Weekend To-Dos

Dear GYA,Well, the new trailer for TMNT has been released and it seems people are concerned the film will be a huge flop.

Dead Zephyr: Week 540

The former Zephyr Club in downtown Salt Lake City, 301 S. West Temple; closed since October 2003.  ---

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