Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | May 11, 2006
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  • May 11-17, 2006
  • Vol. 23, No. 1

News

  • Another Tempting Offer

    Corruption usually involves bribes to government. What about bribing voters?
  • Giving Till It Hurts

    05/03/06, 10:50, Strong Arm Robbery, near 800 S. 900 West“The victim was stopped by a male Hispanic or white adult, 6’, skinny, wearing a blue hoodie jacket and Levis, who asked him for money. The victim pulled out a money clip with his...
  • 5 Spot

    On Feb. 8, 2005, Utahns felt a ripple in time-space continuum when openly gay attorney Scott McCoy was sworn in to serve out ailing Sen. Paula Julander’s term representing the 2nd District in the Legislature. McCoy is up for re-election in 2006....
  • The Ocho

    Raising some $occer money ...
  • The Way It Is

    Ross Harrington, of AlaCart2Go on 200 South, said efforts to beautify downtown have backfired:Years back, this downtown was alive. You saw people carrying packages, milling about and having a good time. Then the ’70s came: “Let’s clean...
  • Film & TV
  • Pulp Diction

    Hard-boiled dialogue serves a cautionary tale in the ingenious teen noir Brick.
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Newsquirks

    A 61-year-old man entered Milwaukee’s Uihlein Soccer Park shortly after noon, armed with what police said appeared to be a gun, and tried to hold up a woman in an office. When she told him that she had no money, he tried to mug a man whose wallet...
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Oil’s Well That Ends Well?

    We all know that oil came from dinosaurs, or, at least, from the decomposition of organic (i.e., formerly living) materials'hence the term “fossil fuels” and the Sinclair dinosaur. But is it really true? Were there really enough dinosaurs'or...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • Suburban Szechuan

    From the exotic to the ordinary, Chef Meng pleases all palates in Sandy.
  • Wine
  • Spring Cleaning

    My mug runneth over this week with barroom bric-a-brac'odds and ends of wine recommendations and more on a myriad of Post-it Notes I’ve been meaning to pass along: • Have you come across Monkshine beer yet? The trendy black-box packaging caught...

Music

  • Music Picks

    Thursday 5/11 10 Years (Avalon Theater). Holden (Kilby Court). Christopher Lawrence (In the Venue). The Slackers (The Depot). El Fabuloso (Egos). Friday 5/12 ISLANDS The Unicorns didn’t sell out'they just changed their name to Islands and invited...

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