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Jan312015

Waldorf Astoria Park City

There are about 60 hotels in the Park City area of Utah spread out over more than a dozen miles along the eastern slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, referred to as the Wasatch Back. There are three primary ski areas with Canyons closest to Interstate 80, central Park City a few miles south of Canyons…

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Jan262015

Sundance Film Experienced

Why bother coming to Sundance Film Festival without a festival ticket? Besides standing on the street looking for recognizable faces in media for photo opportunities, I found plenty to keep me busy all day over the past two days on the streets of Park City during the Sundance Film Festival 2015. There were panel discussions…

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Jan262015

Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown

I needed a hotel bed for seven hours before catching the bus to Park City, Utah for a few days hanging out around the Sundance Film Festival. Last week I visited several Salt Lake City Downtown hotels to check out their lobby and location. I knew precisely where several hotels with low prices are located…

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Jan242015

Eyewitness Report – Beer seen in Utah

My wife’s family left California during the last millennium for Colorado. I endured years of family visits to Denver with weird beer laws like no beer sales in supermarkets or alcohol sales in stores on Sunday. Over time the laws in Colorado changed. These days Colorado stores even sell marijuana on Sundays. Utah still has…

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Jan232015

Making TRAX around #SLC

Some common misconceptions held by those of us who have never visited Salt Lake City, Utah are nearly all people in SLC are Mormons, you can’t buy alcohol and Utah voters will once again vote 73% for Romney as President 2016. While I can’t predict the future election results, the first two assumptions are not…

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Jan202015

Salt Lake City mountain vistas

Two of the past three winter days in Salt Lake City offered blue skies and January temperatures in the 40s for comfortable walking around the city. Salt Lake City is located in a valley between two high mountain ranges with the Wasatch Mountains to the east and the Oquirrh Mountains to the west. Both of…

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