Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Jul 10, 2008
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  • Jul 10-16, 2008
  • Vol. 25, No. 8

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  • News | Eco-Chamber: A derelict monster home gets a green makeover
  • News | Eco-Chamber: A derelict monster home gets a green makeover

    Salt Lake City Attorney Karra Porter knew that a green renovation of her new home would be a challenge, but it wasn’t until she checked with home-improvement stores about environmentally friendly options that she realized how difficult her project...
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  • The Ocho | HSM3? MIA? OMG!
  • The Ocho | HSM3? MIA? OMG!

    Eight ways Utahns are coping with the end of local High School Musical 3 filming:8. Looking forward to spending $8 at the Megaplex to maybe see own feet. 7. Selling Zac Efron’s discarded Rogaine Foam cans on eBay. 6. Throwing viewing parties;...
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  • The Straight Dope | A Matter of Taste
  • The Straight Dope | A Matter of Taste

    Does the president have an official food taster to make sure he won’t get poisoned? I’m sure that security is tight in the White House kitchen, but you never know. What about when the president visits foreign countries? —Stuart Katz...
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  • Lake Effect | Jazz for Jesus
  • Lake Effect | Jazz for Jesus

    The arrival of the hot-weather white-shoe season has tipster Eric looking forward to Salt Lake City’s summer entertainment lineup—particularly the Salt Lake City Jazz Festival, July 11-13 (SLCJazzFestival.org). The festival turned out to...
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  • News Quirks
  • Newsquirks | Homeland Insecurity

    Curses, Foiled Again Police said the father-and-son burglary team of Randall Popkes, 41, and Joshua Williams, 22, broke into Iowa’s Des Moines Golf and Country Club and used a reciprocating saw to cut into the safe. When they couldn’t get...
  • The Way It Is | Erin Cohen of the downtown Beans & Brews
  • The Way It Is | Erin Cohen of the downtown Beans & Brews

    The Utah County drug-court program, which keeps offenders out of jail by sending them to treatment, will now only be open to serious offenders. Program directors believe serious offenders are best suited for the program, while critics argue that excluding...
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Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Snowbird Cookbooks & BBQ Judges

    During my Snowbird stay, I ran out of reading material. It’s not exactly King’s English, but Snowbird Center Sundries carries a small collection of books, and I found there a 75-percent-discounted hardback copy of Julie & Julia by Julie...
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Dining | Wine: Fizzy Reds

    When was the last time you poured red wine straight from the fridge? Probably not recently, nor often. Well, I’ve been pouring lots of chilled red wine lately, because I’ve developed a small but persistent habit for sparkling red wine. He’s...

Music

Culture

  • Free Will Astrology | July 10-16
  • Free Will Astrology | July 10-16

    ARIES (March 21-April 19) “The only way to get a difficult feeling to go away is simply to love yourself for it,” says author Christiane Northrup. “If you think you’re stupid, then love yourself for feeling that way. It’s...
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