Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Aug 3, 2006
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  • Vol. 23, No. 12

News

  • Stadium of Ire

    If RSL’s quest for their soccer stadium has proven one point, it’s that athletic team owners can act like babies, too.
  • Blotter Fodder

    Oh, You Mean Those Kidsnn07/25/06, 18:38, Child Endangerment, 300 N. Redwood Roadnn“The complainant called to say that three babies had been abandoned in two strollers at the listed location. [The 21-year-old male suspect] arrived immediately before...
  • The Way It Is

    Josh Surkes, right, on attending his first anti-war protest with friend Billy Jack Sheffield. We’ve been talking about it forever, sitting around the TV, yelling at the TV. I think when I really got pissed off was Bush’s State of the Union,...
  • 5 Spot

    The first weekend in August brings the annual two-day Park City Kimball Arts Festival, an event that attracts more than 200 artists and a respectable roster of musical talent including the Debi Graham Band, The Legendary Porch Pounders, Zion Tribe and...
  • The Missionary Position

    Laura WegenerArgentina Buenos Aires South Mission, 2004-2005 • BYU StudentDid you experience any cultural conflicts on your mission?nIt is customary in Argentina for men and women to kiss each other on the cheek. However, it is against mission rules...
  • The Ocho

    Eight reasons Salt Lake City mayor Rocky Anderson won’t be running for a third term in 2007
  • Film & TV
  • Facial Err

    Robin Williams and his beard remain dramatically uninteresting in The Night Listener.
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    When Thomas Reyes, 23, walked into a neighborhood grocery store in Philadelphia and pointed a gun at owner Eddie Gomez, one of the customers, Thomas Santana, who is 66 and 5-feet-4, grabbed the 6-foot-1 gunman from behind and beat him with a can of Mott’s...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Steamed Up

    I work for an electric utility. I’ve heard tales over the years of invisible high-pressure steam leaks in power plants that have “cut people in two.” Any truth to this? 'wr99gre, via e–mailMuch to the disappointment of my inner...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Panda-monium

    The circuitous search for the perfect Panda leads to Cindy Lee.
  • Wine
  • Kung Pao & Tsingtao

    What country would you guess to be the world’s largest beer producer? The United States? Germany? Ireland or England? Mexico, perhaps? Nope. The world’s largest producer of beer is China, which has more than 600 breweries and some 2,000 companies...

Music

  • Music Picks

    Jason Lytle, Living Blue, Wu-Tang Clan, Frank Black ...

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