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Funeral potatoes are cheesy au gratin potatoes that LDS Relief Societies frequently serve as part of a dinner prepared for the grieving family to eat after a loved one's funeral. People of all religious persuasions enjoy creamy, cheesy funeral potatoes, not just at funerals but for any occasion that calls for for an easy, crowd-pleasing recipe.
Easter and Passover events throughout the Salt Lake Valley and at nearby resorts.
Bring your basket and a spirit of fun to one of these Salt Lake City, Utah area Easter Egg hunts.
Easter brunch is a springtime tradition for many families, and here are some of the best places to get Easter brunch in the Salt Lake City area.
Top attractions for visitors and locals in Salt Lake City.
It doesn't take a lot of money to enjoy the best of what Salt Lake has to offer. Here's a list of free things to do in Salt Lake City that can enrich your life without impoverishing your finances.
Bring on the warm weather! April means it's time for outdoor concerts and sporting events, and there are plenty of indoor events as well to keep Salt Lakers busy and entertained throughout the month.
Salt Lake is a kid-friendly town and offers dozens of fun activities to keep children active and engaged. Here are a few of the best.
Best places to get special occasion dresses in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
Salt Lake's best restaurants for romantic occasions.
Here's a list of easy and entertaining family hikes in the Salt Lake area.
The best shopping malls in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
You'll find tons of baked goods at every grocery store and 7-11 in Utah, but it takes a little bit of looking to find a bakery that truly stands out. Here's a guide to some of the best bakeries in the Salt Lake area.
Easter celebrations at Utah's ski resorts
Music adds magic to a cool summer evening. Browse the list for more than 100 outdoor concerts at 15 great venues in the Salt Lake City area.
Kids and adults can grab some big air at these Salt Lake area trampoline parks and bounce play areas. They're also great places for kid birthday parties.
Average high and low temperatures and precipitation month by month for Salt Lake City, Utah
City Creek Center in downtown Salt Lake City is a new 700,000-square-foot shopping and dining destination and of the largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects in the nation. Here's a photo tour.
Utah is home to three species of dangerous spiders. Here is information about all three, plus tips for spider bite safety and first aid.
There are eight world-famous ski resorts within an hour's drive of Salt Lake City. Each one has its own personality, pros and cons.
Summer's a great time for kids to explore and develop their interests while having fun. Here are some of the best summer day camps for kids in the Salt Lake City area.
An explanation of sales tax rates in the state of Utah.
Sometimes you just gotta have a big, juicy steak. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's best restaurants for steak lovers.
Show some love for Mother Earth by attending one of these great SLC Earth Day and green activities taking place throughout April and May.
Salt Lake City has a number of interesting free museums. Other museums that normally charge admission have free exhibits or regular free days.
Bell Canyon is close to the city, but it feels miles away with gorgeous lakes, streams, waterfalls and lush vegetation.
To a lot of Utahns, "scones" aren't the biscuit-like, fruit-studded creations served with English tea
Family Activities for Spring Break in the Salt Lake City, Utah Area
Swimming pools, splash pads and water parks in Salt Lake County and nearby areas. Many are free!
Amazing food, amazing ambiance and amazing service in an amazing location sometimes come with an amazing price, and many of Salt Lake's most romantic restaurants are also the most expensive. It's not always possible or smart for many of us to spend $150 or more on dinner for two. Don't despair - you can still take your date out for a wonderful romantic dinner with inspiration from this list of inexpensive romantic dining ideas for the Salt Lake City area. You can get out of most of these places for about $30 or less per person, although some might have a few more expensive dishes on the menu.
Bear Lake's crystal blue waters and spectacular scenery make it a popular recreation destination for Utah and Idaho. Here's a list of things to do around Bear Lake, including boating, fishing, beaches, restaurants, scenic drives and a lot more.
A getaway to a romantic hotel is a great way to renew a relationship. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's most romantic hotels.
Venomous snakes of Utah, with outdoor safety and first aid information.
Cooking classes in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas
Farmers markets offer wonderful farm fresh produce and a fun atmosphere. Here's a list of great farmers markets in the Salt Lake area.
Here's a history and some background on Utah's favorite condiment, fry sauce.
These Salt Lake City movie theaters all offer something a little out of the ordinary.
Lots of terrific touring shows will be visiting Salt Lake City in May, and outdoor attractions like Red Butte Garden and Wheeler Farm are planning some fun activities as they gear up for summer. Sports fans and theater lovers will find plenty to do this month as well. Yay May!
RSL regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
Salt Lake City will celebrate Independence Day in a big way with festivities throughout the Salt Lake area. Here's a list of more than 20 SLC 4th of July events.
The Cecret Lake trail is one of the most beautiful and rewarding easy family hikes in the Wasatch.
The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass offers inexpensive access to many of the Salt Lake area's best attractions.
Find out what makes Salt Lake City unique with this list of must-see attractions.
June brings some of Salt Lake city's most exciting outdoor events including the Pride Festival, SLC Arts Festival and the Salt Lake Farmers Market. Real Salt Lake, the Salt Lake Bees and the Utah Blaze all play in June. There's something for everyone in SLC this month, so here's to a terrific summer!
Many of the world’s greatest fly fishing locales are situated within easy driving distance from Salt Lake City. Here are the 5 best spots for fly fishing near Salt Lake City, selected by Jake Ricks, champion fly fisherman and professional fly fishing guide.
Kids eat free deals can really help stretch a family's budget when eating out. Here's a list of Utah kids eat free deals for Mondays.
What Utah experiences are the most memorable, the most inspiring, the most thrilling? Here's a list of five Utah experience everyone should try at least once in a lifetime.
Food gifts are always popular for the holidays, and while supermarkets and mall kiosks offer a huge variety of yummy selections, you might want to consider giving Utah-made products. It's thoughtful and supports the local economy. Here's a list of top Utah food gifts to consider.
There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free outdoor movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a great summer evening!
Here's a walking tour of the west side of downtown Salt Lake City. The tour includes the Triad Center, Devereaux House, Energy Solutions Arena, Clark Planetarium, Union Pacific building and Gateway shopping center. Page 7.
Salt Lake's Sugar House neighborhood is beautiful, historic, and conveniently close to downtown and the University of Utah. Here you'll find a complete profile of the Sugar House neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, shopping, dining, recreation, events and community information.
Trail guide to Angel's Landing, probably the most famous hiking trail in Zion National Park and one of the most spectacular trails in the United States.
Pioneer Day, or July 24, commemorates the day Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers arrived in the Salt Lake Valley. Here's a list of the best Pioneer Day events in the Salt Lake area.
Here you'll find a complete profile of the Avenues neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, dining, events and community information.
Moms take care of us all year, so shouldn't we pamper them a bit on Mother's Day? Taking Mom out for Mother's Day brunch lets her enjoy a lovely meal that she doesn't have to shop for, cook or clean up after. Here's a list of some of the best brunches in Salt Lake City for Mother's Day weekend.
Here are six great mountain biking trails close to Salt Lake City that are perfect for early or late season riding.
How to find the best parking spots in downtown Salt Lake City. Page 7.
Learn how to use Utah's Sex Offender Registry to find out if a sex offender lives in your neighborhood.
Movie lovers can find free film screenings all year long in Salt Lake City.
Here are some of Salt Lake City's best bookstores for your browsing enjoyment.
People of all nationalities like to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, even if it's only to eat some delicious Mexican food and drink a margarita or two. Here are some of the best Cinco de Mayo celebrations in SLC.
Hogle Zoo at the mouth of Emigration Canyon is Utah's most visited family attraction.
More than a dozen ways to save money on almost everything in Salt Lake City: dining, entertainment, services, groceries, clothing, household goods and more.
Things to do in and around Logan, Utah - outdoor recreation, performing arts venues, festivals, pioneer historic sites, unique dining and more.
The Utah Jazz have a lot to prove in the 2013-2014 season. Here's the full Jazz regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
The Utes have twelve scheduled games in 2013, including the Holy War at BYU Sept. 21 and 2012's #5 team Stanford at Rice-Eccles Oct. 12. Here's the Utes' full season schedule, along with TV and radio info.
Nothing is lovelier than a great meal outdoors in good weather. Here are some of the best bets for patio dining in the Salt Lake City area.
It's almost impossible not to to have fun in Utah during July, with two big holidays, summer concerts, sporting events and more!
Visit Their Website The Red Iguana is probably Utah's most famous restaurant. It's been featured in travel
What are the most popular baby names in Utah, and how do they compare to national trends?
Utah is home to several types of scorpions. Learn what they are, where they live, how to avoid them, and what to do if you are stung.
The 28-mile Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail State Park, running from Park City to Echo Reservoir, is a scenic, family-friendly trail that's great for mountain biking, jogging and hiking.
Here's a description of Salt Lake City's Capitol Hill neighborhood, including its landmarks, homes and residents.
Here are some of the special events planned to commemorate fallen soldiers in the Salt Lake area this Memorial Day weekend. Remember to fly the flag this holiday, and take some time to remember the sacrifices of our soldiers and their families.
Thirteen of Salt Lake City's most popular attractions included with the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass
Best sushi restaurants in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas.
Sharing great food is one of the best ways to celebrate Father's Day. Show your appreciation to dear old Dad by taking him out for a wonderful meal inspired by this list of Salt Lake City Father's Day dining ideas.
Here's a complete A-Z list of restaurant reviews from Marsha Maxwell, About.com's guide to Salt Lake City, with new reviews being added regularly.
When does the snow start falling in Salt Lake City, and when does the snow season end? Here are the average, earliest and latest dates of snowfall for Salt Lake City, Utah.
Taylor Creek (Middle Fork) is a fun, easy day hike in the Kolob section of Zion National Park.
Learn about gardening in Utah's climate with these Salt Lake City gardening classes.
Rio Tinto Stadium is a beautiful 25,000-seat sports and entertainment facility in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy, Utah. It's the home of Salt Lake City's Major League Soccer franchise, Real Salt Lake.
Music, theater, dance, parties, light displays and more great events to celebrate the holidays in Salt Lake City, Utah
All the best Halloween events for Salt Lake City, including haunted houses, corn mazes, concerts, Trick or Treat events, community parties and more.
Extreme record temperatures, precipitation and wind events for Salt Lake City, Utah
A walking/photo tour of Salt Lake City's Temple Square and its surroundings
Salt Lake City's ready for spring - did you know that March 1 marks the end of "meteorological winter"?
Aristo's is Salt Lake's best Greek restaurant. Here's a review.
Looking for a fun Father's Day gift in the Salt Lake area? Here's a list of Father's Day event and activity gift ideas.
August is an amazing time for the arts, music and sports in Salt Lake City. Here's a list of fun ways to get out and enjoy SLC's summertime!
We all dig deep into our pockets during the holiday season, but holiday cheer doesn't have to be expensive. There are plenty of free holiday events and activities in the Salt Lake area to keep you smiling all season long.
Utah athletes competing at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
October brings Halloween events and a lot more to the Salt Lake Valley, including sports, theater, and music. Browse the list for dozens of ideas to help you enjoy beautiful autumn in Salt Lake City.
It's game on at Salt Lake City's sports bars, where great friends, great food, great drinks and great TV go great together.
Here's a list of top restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Salt Lake City or at nearby resorts.
Utah's Highway 12, which runs through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument between Capitol Reef National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park, is perfect for a spectacular road trip almost any time of year, but especially in spring or fall.
Far from being a dead, dull month, January brings exciting sports, theatre, music and dance events to the Salt Lake area, as well as Utah's most renowned entertainment event, the Sundance Film Festival.
Some of Utah's oldest and most popular restaurants - The Bluebird, The Idle Isle Cafe, and Maddox Ranch House - are in the state's far north in Logan and Brigham City.
Salt Lake City gets its Irish on in March with a St. Patrick's Day parade, dance performances, Celtic music and parties. Here's a list of Salt Lake City St. Patrick's Day events to liven up your celebration.
Here's a review of Chadder's, a small Utah-based restaurant chain serving burgers, fries, salads and breakfast. Update - This restaurant chain is now out of business.
Salt Lake City's iconic buildings - must see for visitors and locals. Page 9.
Here's a select list of fun September events for everyone in the Salt Lake area.
Salt Lake County Flight Park at Point of the Mountain is one of the best hang gliding and paragliding spots in the world.
Best Pizza in Salt Lake City, Utah and Surrounding Areas
Sweet Home Chicago in Draper and South Jordan serves authentic Chicago-style pizza and is one of the Salt Lake area's best pizza restaurants. Here's a review.
Taqueria 27 a casual, chic restaurant serving creative, impeccably prepared Mexican food along with a large variety of 100% agave premium tequilas.
Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, Utah is a beautiful center-stage theater and a reliable source of family entertainment.
Gourmandise, the Bakery is one of Salt Lake City's favorite European-style bakeries and also offers cafe cuisine, select wines and beers, and small plates.
Here's a review of the Sweet Tooth Fairy, a Utah-based bakery serving cupcakes, cookies and unique cakebites.
Spa gifts for Salt Lake City moms on Mother's Day
Cache and Box Elder Counties are Utah's top county for agricultural production, and there are a lot of food makers in the area around Logan. Here's a tour of some northern Utah's top food makers.
Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Here's a list of Salt Lake City New Year's Eve events to please both kids and adults.
There are several restaurants in the Salt Lake area serving Hawaiian diner cuisine, but my favorite is Lanikai Grill Hawaiian Barbecue in South Jordan. Here's a review.
This article describes Utah's Jordan River including its history and controversy over development along the river.
Utah summers are beautiful, but exercising outdoors in the heat can be hazardous. It's possible to exercise outdoors in hot weather, but it's important to be aware of how the heat can affect your body.
The Sky Box Sports Grille is one of Salt Lake's most popular sports bars with locations in The Gateway and the Riverpark Center in South Jordan. Here's a review.
La Hacienda in Draper serves a nice menu of well executed Mexican food in a pleasant atmosphere, making it a good pick for family dining or a casual date night.
Sports training programs and sports leagues for kids in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
Here's a list of non-holiday December events for Salt Lake City.
Looking for somewhere to take your sweetheart this Valentine's Day in the Salt Lake area? Here are a few suggestions for creating a memorable Valentine's Day.
Saffron Valley in South Jordan, Utah, serves Indian street foods for lunch and dinner. Here's a review.
Schneitter's restaurant at the Zermatt Resort in Midway serves wonderful food in a spectacular Alpine setting. Here's a review.
The University of Utah vs. Brigham Young University football rivalry is one of the most intense rivalries in college football, with passions running high on both sides. Here's a history of the century-old rivalry.
Bambara, in Salt Lake City's Hotel Monaco, is a great restaurant for any occasion, including birthdays, anniversaries, casual lunches, and business dinners. Here's a review.
Foothill Cultural District - Top attractions on Salt Lake City's east side, including Hogle Zoo, This is the Place Heritage Park, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Red Butte Garden.
Holiday light displays are an indispensable part of the season. Here are the best in the Salt Lake area.
Here's a locals guide to attending the Sundance Film Festival held every January in Park City and Salt Lake City.
Scale model of a set at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, Utah.http://saltlakecity.about.com/od/arts/u/Things-To-Do-In-Salt-Lake-City.htm. Page 5.
Squeeze the last drop of fun out of summer with these Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.
Here's a review of Kyoto, one of Salt Lake City's oldest and most popular Japanese restaurants.
The shortest month of the year isn't short on fun Salt Lake City events. Here are a few of the guide's top picks.
Tickets to an entertainment event can be a perfect gift for Mother's Day. Your mom will never have to wash them, dust them, or find a place to put them. You can buy one for yourself, too, all in the name of spending more time with dear old Mom. Here are some upcoming Salt Lake City 2011 events moms might enjoy.
2013 should be an exciting season for Brigham Young University. The Cougars are playing their third year as an independent football team, facing tough opponents such as the Texas Longhorns, the Boise State Broncos, and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Six of the Cougars' twelve regular season games will be in Provo's LaVell Edwards Stadium, Utah's largest sports stadium.
Facts about Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Stadium, including history, location, parking, transit, food and drink, and special event facilities.
The Beehive Tea Room in Salt Lake City, Utah is a cozy, nostalgic haven and a lovely place to enjoy a cup of tea, light lunch or dessert.
Oasis Cafe has long been a favorite Salt Lake City dining establishment for vegetarians, and they have plenty of good options for omnivores as well. Here's a review.
Seeing the lights at Temple Square and throughout downtown Salt Lake is one of Utah's most beloved holiday traditions. Here's a photo gallery of the Christmas lights at Temple Square and downtown, as well as some photos of Hogle Zoo's popular Zoolights.
Family fun activities for President's Day Weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah
An old-fashioned winter sleigh ride is fun for families and romantic for couples. Here are some Utah companies offering winter sleigh rides. Call ahead for reservations, and dress warmly for all sleigh rides.
With its wealth of winter Olympic training facilities, Utah boasts more than its fair share of athletes competing in the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver Feb. 12-28. Here's a list of 2010 U.S. Olympic athletes with Utah ties.
Things to do in the Box Edler County area at the Top of Utah. Box Elder County offers world class bird watching, unique cultural and historic sites, and the small town charm of Brigham City.
Red Rock Brewing Company, in downtown Salt Lake City, at Fashion Place Mall, and at Kimball Junction in Park City, is a fun Southern-Utah themed brew pub with a menu that should please just about everyone and a fine selection of craft brewed beers. Here's a review.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be remembered at events throughout the Salt Lake Valley on the third Monday in January and during the rest of the week.
The Pie Pizzeria, located in Salt Lake, Ogden, Murray and South Jordan, serves some of Utah's favorite pizza. Here's a review.
Salt Lake area merchants are providing lots of extra shopping hours for Black Friday this year, plus special events, giveaways and entertainment to add an extra festive air to your holiday shopping experience.
Tips for safe sledding, choosing the right sledding hill and avoiding injury
Faustina on the east side of downtown Salt Lake City is an elegant yet cozy lunch and dinner spot with creative, delicious food, an eclectic, carefully selected wine list, a full bar, banquet room and comfortable patio for al fresco dining. Here's a review.
Vinto, in Salt Lake City and Park City, serves excellent wood-fired pizza, salads, sandwich wraps, pasta and gelato. Here's a review.