Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | May 22, 2008
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  • May 22-28, 2008
  • Vol. 25, No. 1

News

  • Hits & Misses | Private Clubs, Bad Ratings & Road Signs
  • Hits & Misses | Private Clubs, Bad Ratings & Road Signs

    Public Houses Finally, Gov. Huntsman has found something to do with his monstrous approval rating: Get rid of the private club membership system. In recent meetings with state tourism officials, the governor noted weird liquor laws were one of the main...
  • 5 Spot | Real estate businessman and beekeeper Maurice Cobo
  • 5 Spot | Real estate businessman and beekeeper Maurice Cobo

    Salt Lake City real estate businessman and beekeeper Maurice Cobo has always nurtured a love of the honeybee and prides himself on the natural methodology he employs in taking care of his bees. Even with his healthy beekeeping methods, the infamous Colony...
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  • Staff Box | Start a new Utah parade. What will you celebrate?

    Start a new Utah parade. What will you celebrate? Jeff Reese: The “I Hate Winter; I’m Glad It’s Spring” Parade. Ben Rosch: We should start a parade for the ever forgotten/overlooked Flag Day. June 14 is such a great day, why not...
  • Ask a Mexican | Mexican Comedians & Gabacho Fantasy Baseball

    Dear Mexican: Why did the Mexican comedian Cantinflas never catch on in Hollywood? I thought he was supposed to usher in the Mexican wave of actors and movies that would help transform Hollywood. Instead, that movement ended up flat as a tortilla. —El...
  • Lake Effect | Provo Pride
  • Lake Effect | Provo Pride

    The California Supreme Court’s decision to strike down an anti-marriage law that discriminated against gays and lesbians sent ripples throughout the homophobic community—particularly in Utah, the origin of lots of those tax-free dollars spent...
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  • News Quirks
  • Newsquirks | Second-Amendment Follies

    Curses, Foiled Again Police who stopped Cyheam Forney, 31, for a minor traffic violation in Melville, N.Y., discovered his license had been suspended. Officers arrested Forney for the misdemeanor but added a felony charge when he tried to pay his bail...
  • Savage Love | Handicapable

    Warning: Savage Love is an adult sex advice column. The contents of this article may be offensive to some people. And Utahns. I’m writing on behalf of a 19-year-old guy with cerebral palsy. As you may know, CP is a brain affliction resulting...

Eat & Drink

  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Dining | Wine: Montelena Magic

    Winding one’s way up from the town of Sonoma via the twisting Petrified Forest Road to the town of Calistoga is a beautiful way—for those who don’t succumb to car sickness—of spending part of a day in California’s wine country....

Music

  • Music | Local CD Revue: Ascend <i>Ample Fire Within</i>
  • CD Reviews
  • Music | Local CD Revue: Ascend Ample Fire Within

    Local guitar god Gentry Densley has been a staple of the Salt Lake City indie/hardcore scene for nearly 20 years and has never ceased to amaze. Playing guitar for the likes of the legendary Iceburn, Form of Rocket and, more recently, Eagle Twin, he continues...
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Culture

  • Free Will Astrology | May 22-28
  • Free Will Astrology | May 22-28

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) After working for years in various jobs at San Francisco TV station KTVU, Frank Sommerville was promoted to the top of the heap—lead anchorman of the 10 o’clock news program. He promised that his new power wouldn’t...
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