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Bet on a Penny, Hit a Jackpot

I love small, unassuming, locally owned restaurants. There’s nothing like the thrill of finding a great unknown place. When you first find one, you’re rolling the dice when you go in and order, but after one heavenly bite, you know you’ve hit the jackpot. What’s great about “hidden gem” restaurants is that they represent a …

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You Can’t Fake Passion

In my family, dogs are more than companions. They’re our vigilant protectors, hunting buddies, and sometimes even our teachers. A playful dog can be a constant source of entertainment and create lifelong memories, or buffer us against loneliness. Sure, sometimes our dogs can be a pain in the neck. Most of us find our investment …

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Brace Yourself for the Best

What is the best compliment you can give to an orthodontist? Since I help run the Best of SLC, you might be expecting me to say it’s winning the award for Best Orthodontist, but you’d be wrong.  “I can pick your smiles out of a crowd,” said one local mom to Dr. Scott Vincent. Of …

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Discover the Cosmos Within

In sixth grade I had a science teacher who changed how I view not only the world, but everything. His enthusiasm encouraged me to enter a school science competition to launch a 2-liter bottle as far as possible using only mechanical and aerodynamic means. Most kids created some kind of catapult or slingshot; mine was …

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Caesar, Washington and … Kelly?

When Caesar led his legions into Gaul, he needed only to point his finger before his men built a 1,200-foot bridge across the Rhine, complete with guard towers and all. And when George Washington rescued Boston from British troops, 60 tons of armament were dragged across 300 miles of winter mountains and rivers to be …

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It’s More Than Just a Car; It’s Your Car

We all customize our appearance and clothing. And even if your home’s exterior happens to appear identical to those around it, it’s a reflection of your family on the inside. If you take a moment to consider everything around you at this very moment, how much of it is personalized to some degree? To keep …

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2021 Best of SLC Awards Banquet

That’s a wrap for Best of SLC of 2021! It was a tough road, but fortunately we were able to cap off this year’s awards with a great event to announce the winners. But first let’s take a quick refresher to see how we got here. How Best of SLC Winners are Determined Stage One …

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Congrats to the 2021 Best of SLC Finalists

After reviewing tens of thousands of votes cast for the 2021 Best of SLC nominees, we’re happy to announce the finalists for each category. Since voting ended on May 12th, we’ve been hard at work confirming the results. This year, votes were cast with ballots secured through text message verification, and the finalists were vetted …

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2021 Best of SLC Ballots Are In

  Ballots for the 2021 Best of SLC Awards are in, and you folks knocked it out of the park. Both the number of votes and the number of unique voters appear to be records for the whole state! The businesses and attractions that were up for voting in their respective categories were nominated by …

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