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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.
Utah is home to three species of dangerous spiders. Here is information about all three, plus tips for spider bite safety and first aid. Page 3.
The Utes will host some tough Pac-12 opponents in 2014, including the Oregon Ducks and USC Trojans. Here's the Utes' full season schedule, along with TV and radio info.
All the best Halloween events for Salt Lake City, including haunted houses, corn mazes, concerts, Trick or Treat events, community parties and more.
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.
Utah restaurants featured on the Food Network TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives with Guy Fieri
Here's a select list of fun September events for everyone in the Salt Lake area.
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.
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.
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.
Almost everyone loves pizza, and it seems like there's a pizza restaurant around every corner. There's no reason to settle for inferior pie, though, if you
Here's a list of easy and entertaining family hikes in the Salt Lake area.
These Salt Lake City movie theaters all offer something a little out of the ordinary.
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.
Easter celebrations at Utah's ski resorts
Now that spring is almost here, I've started to think about finding some new activities for my sports-loving kids. The Salt Lake area offers dozens of youth
I've often watched crew rowing competitions on TV during the Olympics and thought it would be fun to try, but I didn't think crew rowing opportunities
Top attractions for visitors and locals in Salt Lake City.
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.
Farmers markets offer wonderful farm fresh produce and a fun atmosphere. Here's a list of great farmers markets in the Salt Lake area.
Chocolate: The Exhibit, on display at the Utah Museum of Natural History now through June 1, takes visitors on an engaging journey through the history of
Salt Lake's best restaurants for romantic occasions.
The Cecret Lake trail is one of the most beautiful and rewarding easy family hikes in the Wasatch.
Venomous snakes of Utah, with outdoor safety and first aid information.
Fun, free Halloween events for the whole family in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas.
The best shopping malls in the Salt Lake City, Utah area.
Best places to get special occasion dresses in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
Summer concerts in SLC - Twilight Concerts, Snowbird, Deer Valley, Gallivan Center - more than 100 concerts at 15 venues in Salt Lake City, Utah!
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.
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.
Music, theater, dance, parties, light displays and more great events to celebrate the holidays in Salt Lake City, Utah
Bell Canyon is close to the city, but it feels miles away with gorgeous lakes, streams, waterfalls and lush vegetation.
Sometimes you just gotta have a big, juicy steak. Here are some of the Salt Lake area's best restaurants for steak lovers.
Average high and low temperatures and precipitation month by month for Salt Lake City, Utah
Swimming pools, splash pads and water parks in Salt Lake County and nearby areas. Many are free!
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.
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!
Salt Lake City has a number of interesting free museums. Other museums that normally charge admission have free exhibits or regular free days.
Save money with Kids Eat Free deals in Utah.
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.
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.
Here are the guide's picks for some of the best Thanksgiving Day events in the Salt Lake City area.
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.
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.
Salt Lake City's ready for spring - did you know that March 1 marks the end of "meteorological winter"?
An explanation of sales tax rates in the state of Utah.
RSL regular season schedule, including TV and radio information and game results.
To a lot of Utahns, Salt Lake City.
2014 should be an exciting season for Brigham Young University. The Cougars are playing their fourth year as an independent football team, facing tough opponents such as the Texas Longhorns, the Boise State Broncos, and the California Golden Bears. Six of the Cougars' twelve regular season games will be in Provo's LaVell Edwards Stadium, Utah's largest sports stadium.
Here's a history and some background on Utah's favorite condiment, fry sauce.
Cooking classes in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas
Movie lovers can find free film screenings all year long in Salt Lake City.
Trolley Square relighting ceremony and fall events - free concerts, food trucks, local artists and kids' activities.
Here's a list of top restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Salt Lake City or at nearby resorts.
Food gifts are always popular for the holidays. You might want to consider giving Utah-made products. Here's a list of the top picks.
Here's a list of the guide's top event picks for November Salt Lake City, Utah.
Squeeze the last drop of fun out of summer with these Salt Lake City area Labor Day weekend activities.
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.
Here's a list of non-holiday December events for Salt Lake City.
Holiday light displays are an indispensable part of the season. Here are the best in the Salt Lake area.
Learn how to use Utah's Sex Offender Registry to find out if a sex offender lives in your neighborhood.
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.
Find out what makes Salt Lake City unique with this list of must-see attractions.
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 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.
Extreme record temperatures, precipitation and wind events for Salt Lake City, Utah
Hiking, gardening and spring cleaning can put unsuspecting humans into contact with dangerous creatures that lurk in dark corners. Utah is home to a number
More than a dozen ways to save money on almost everything in Salt Lake City: dining, entertainment, services, groceries, clothing, household goods and more.
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.
What are the most popular baby names in Utah, and how do they compare to national trends?
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.
Parades, fireworks, festivals, concerts, sporting events and more to turn up the temperature on your 4th of July celebration in Salt Lake City!
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.
Shabu Shabu House in Park City and Orem, Utah is a hot pot restaurant where diners cook their own meat and vegetables by swishing them around in boiling, seasoned broth. Here's a review.
Here are six great mountain biking trails close to Salt Lake City that are perfect for early or late season riding.
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.
Sports training programs and sports leagues for kids in the Salt Lake City, Utah area
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.
Aristo's is Salt Lake's best Greek restaurant. Here's a review.
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.
How to find the best parking spots in downtown Salt Lake City. Page 7.
Here you'll find a complete profile of the Avenues neighborhood, including its history, demographics, homes and apartments, schools, dining, events and community information.
Learn about gardening in Utah's climate with these Salt Lake City gardening classes.
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.
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.
The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass offers inexpensive access to many of the Salt Lake area's best attractions.
Pioneer Day celebrations in the Salt Lake City area - fireworks, parades, festivals, pageants, sporting events and more great ways to celebrate Utah's bonus holiday!
Here are some of Salt Lake City's best bookstores for your browsing enjoyment.
Do you know any little Williams, Emmas, Liams, Olivias, Jameses or Abigails born in Utah last year? These were the most popular Utah baby names in 2013,
22 things to do in Sandy, Utah: community events, sports, recreation, entertainment, dining and shopping
Best burger places in Salt Lake City
Things to do in and around Logan, Utah - outdoor recreation, performing arts venues, festivals, pioneer historic sites, unique dining and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here's a locals guide to attending the Sundance Film Festival held every January in Park City and Salt Lake City.
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.
Movie theaters in the Salt Lake City area - first run, discount and independent. Find the perfect Salt Lake City theater for the latest 3D blockbuster, classic comedy or quirky indie flick.
Things to do in South Jordan, Utah - shopping, movies, restaurants, parks, trails, community events and more
When shopping for holiday gifts, I like to look for locally made goods whenever possible. Local business owners are our friends and neighbors, so it makes sense to support Utah's economy by buying local.
Best sushi restaurants in Salt Lake City, Utah and surrounding areas.
$2 Tuesdays are back at Thanksgiving Point - Thanksgiving Point is offering $2 admission every Tuesday in August at all venues including Thanksgiving Point
Utah athletes competing at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia
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.
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!
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.
The state of Utah will be well represented when the 2014 Winter Olympic Games begin in Sochi, Russia on Friday, Feb. 7. Utah is a magnet for winter athletes
Taylor Creek (Middle Fork) is a fun, easy day hike in the Kolob section of Zion National Park.
Here's a list of Veteran's Day events throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
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.
Community Christmas and Holiday Events throughout the Salt Lake Valley.
Creation and Erasure, a new exhibit at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, presents art related to Utah's Bingham Canyon Copper Mine.
Visit Their Website The Red Iguana is probably Utah's most famous restaurant. It's been featured in travel
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.
Hogle Zoo at the mouth of Emigration Canyon is Utah's most visited family attraction.
Salt Lake City's iconic buildings - must see for visitors and locals.
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.
A walking/photo tour of Salt Lake City's Temple Square and its surroundings
Favorite camping spots within two hours' drive of Salt Lake City.
Oasis Cafe in Salt Lake City has been named Utah's only winner of the OpenTable Diners' Choice Awards for the Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America.
A beautiful brunch is a meal just about everyone can love, and with Easter just a few days away, it's time to make reservations for Salt Lake City's
Easter weekend is going to be bright and beautiful this year, with gorgeous spring weather for egg hunts, spring festivals, Easter brunches and more.
Schneitter's restaurant at the Zermatt Resort in Midway serves wonderful food in a spectacular Alpine setting. Here's a review.
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!
Saffron Valley East India Café serves Indian street food and more traditional Indian fare in an elegant location in Salt Lake City's Avenues neighborhood. It is a sister restaurant to the popular Saffron Valley Indian Street Foods in South Jordan.
Family fun activities for President's Day Weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah
A review of Bruges Waffles and Frites, serving Belgian specialties in Salt Lake City, Utah
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.
Parks, trails, recreation, entertainment, shopping, dining and more in Draper, Utah
Big Air, Big Fun at Utah's Trampoline Parks
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.
Construction is underway on the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium in Draper, with the opening scheduled for December this year. Fans of the aquarium can
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, Utah is a beautiful center-stage theater and a reliable source of family entertainment.
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.
Here's a description of Salt Lake City's Capitol Hill neighborhood, including its landmarks, homes and residents.
Salt Lake County Flight Park at Point of the Mountain is one of the best hang gliding and paragliding spots in the world.
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.
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.
Spending time outdoors on summer nights is one of the greatest pleasures of the season, and taking in a classic family movie under the stars is an
Jersey boys is one of the most popular musicals of the past decade. Here's a review of the show's second national tour, which stopped in Salt Lake City June 4-16, 2013.
Multi-level performance space at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, Utah.
Show some love for Mother Earth by attending one of these great SLC Earth Day and green activities taking place throughout April and May.
Best Pizza in Salt Lake City, Utah and the Salt Lake Valley