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Finding Their Muse

10 local artists share tips on how to stay inspired.

Gentrify Me

Longtime Sugar House business owners reflect on the ever-changing ’hood.


Veterans Affairs exists to help vets. So why did the Salt Lake VA appoint an anti-veteran chief?

15 Ways to Fix SLC

Handy tips and tricks to ensure the survival and growth of our fair town.
Salt Lake City! The capital of Utah! A city on the rise!

Dancing With Spirits

Pacific Islander community seeks to both promote their differences and celebrate similarities.
Susi Feltch-Malohifo'ou was in the grocery store with her husband when she was reminded how stereotypes define the way some see her.

The Beer Issue

Beer, glorious beer!

New Shade of Blue

How hard is it for the police to diversify their ranks? Ask Officer Amy Novoa.
When Amy Novoa left her parents' home in Rose Park on the west side of Salt Lake City to drive to the Pioneer Precinct for her swearing-in as a police officer, she still clung to the hope that someone from her family would attend the most important moment in her life.

Monumental Disaster

Can Utah bounce back from its latest public lands debacle?
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke listened to gripes surrounding Bears Ears National Moment, but will he read the rave reviews?

Holy Spirits

Rejoice, our annual A-Z Cocktail Guide is here!
The best part of compiling this ode to Utah’s drinks scene? Recognizing the passion and talent of so many local producers and advocates keeping our community of cocktail enthusiasts growing.

Into the Wild

Small Northern Utah zoo sets sights on survival.
For Zach Roach, nearly every morning starts the same.

Save Our Sphinx!

17 years into its run as a public park, Gilgal Garden is starting to show its age.
Observers will notice a crack marring the main structure, running through the sphinx's mouth and continuing across his cheek like a vile knife gash. Another chunk of stone has been crumbling from his shirt collar.

Shelter War

In the fight over the future of the downtown homeless, the Pioneer Park Coalition looms large.
On a Friday morning in early June in front of Salt Lake City's downtown homeless shelter, a tractor lowers its gaping bucket-jaw and scoops up a small mountain of soiled clothing piled in the gutter.

Locked on Locke

Meet the energetic Jazz employee who refuses to hang up his headset in the offseason.
David Locke doesn't sit still very well.

Best Summer Concerts

So. Many. Shows. Here are City Weekly’s top picks you gotta see.
Stock up on earplugs and bust out the Keens; music festival season is here, baby!

Warrior Spirit

A Maori Mormon wants the church held accountable for erasing his New Zealand heritage.
Ra Puriri packed his suitcase and flew 9,000 miles from the coastal community of Raglan, New Zealand, to Salt Lake City—all to perform an act of dissent.

The PRIDE Issue

Be bold. Be brave. Be proud. Be you.
Despite many misconceptions, LGBTQ culture in Salt Lake City is thriving, and this week's Pride festivities are a testament to that—from the 8th annual Miss City Weekly on Thursday, to Sunday's march through downtown, to a series of splinter festivities across town—SLC's rainbow colors run deep.

Summer Guide 2017

Here comes the sun, baby!
It's here! Our yearly one-stop shop for all things fun in the sun in SLC.

Attack of the Killer Reboots!

Summer flicks bring familiar themes and familiar themes.
Last year, I was inspired by the summer's bumper crop of sequels, prequels and bologna.


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