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Mighty Main Street Podcast

Utah's main streets define the character of our communities as much as our cities and national parks. Through innovation, resilience and hope, small business owners in Salt Lake County and throughout the state are rising to meet the challenges of the 21st century. Visit Salt Lake and the Utah Office of Tourism invite you to join KSL as we hear the inspiring stories of these small business owners in a series we call Mighty Main Street.

The State Room is keeping live entertainment alive in Salt Lake City pt. 1   (08:48)6-30-2021
A conversation over a bowl of soup led friends Chris Mautz and Darin Piccoli to create a music promotion company that has been the driving force behind numerous concerts around Salt Lake, Live! at the Eccles, the State Room, and the Commonwealth Room. Now their innovation and bri...
The State Room is keeping live entertainment alive in Salt Lake City pt. 1   (08:23)6-30-2021
A conversation over a bowl of soup led friends Chris Mautz and Darin Piccoli to create a music promotion company that has been the driving force behind numerous concerts around Salt Lake, Live! at the Eccles, the State Room, and the Commonwealth Room. Now their innovation and bri...
The Red Butte concert series is underway, the garden is in full swing and events have begun pt. 2   (08:58)6-30-2021
Thank goodness for the inspiration of so many to have the U of U dedicate 100 acres for our Red Butte botanical garden that is known for their conservation and environmental education. Executive Deputy Director, Derreck Hansen, is thrilled for the Red Butte concert series which i...
The Red Butte concert series is underway, the garden is in full swing and events have begun pt.1   (08:31)6-30-2021
Thank goodness for the inspiration of so many to have the U of U dedicate 100 acres for our Red Butte botanical garden that is known for their conservation and environmental education. Executive Deputy Director, Derreck Hansen, is thrilled for the Red Butte concert series which i...
The Downtown Farmers Market supports local first Part 2   (08:52)6-22-2021
30 years ago, Downtown Alliance started our first Farmers Market in Salt Lake City to support our farmers, ranchers, artist and food vendors growing to 190 food vendors and 190 artists. The Winter market kicked off 8 years ago and is now in the Gateway which Director, Allison Ein...
The Downtown Farmers Market supports local first Part 1   (10:10)6-22-2021
30 years ago, Downtown Alliance started our first Farmers Market in Salt Lake City to support our farmers, ranchers, artist and food vendors growing to 190 food vendors and 190 artists. The Winter market kicked off 8 years ago and is now in the Gateway which Director, Allison Ein...
BW Productions produces high end video production specializing in videography and event photography pt. 2   (09:13)6-22-2021
BW Productions is a broadcast and Media Production Company and specializes in videography, event photography and video and film production located at 230 South and 500 West and opened 9-6 Monday through Friday, 10 to 4 on Saturday and closed Sunday. They work At BW they love to p...
BW Productions produces high end video production specializing in videography and event photography pt. 1   (11:06)6-22-2021
BW Productions is a broadcast and Media Production Company and specializes in videography, event photography and video and film production located at 230 South and 500 West and opened 9-6 Monday through Friday, 10 to 4 on Saturday and closed Sunday. They work At BW they love to p...
Caputo’s not only offers amazing food but also beautiful gifts from European Pottery to Food Baskets pt. 2   (09:41)6-22-2021
Matt Caputo comes by his love for gourmet cheese, charcuterie, aged vinegars and olive oils honestly as the next generation and son of Sam Caputo, who founded Caputo’s market and Deli 20 plus years ago. Matt was influenced at a young age working at his family restaurant and is ...
Caputo’s not only offers amazing food but also beautiful gifts from European Pottery to Food Baskets pt. 1   (10:26)6-22-2021
Matt Caputo comes by his love for gourmet cheese, charcuterie, aged vinegars and olive oils honestly as the next generation and son of Sam Caputo, who founded Caputo’s market and Deli 20 plus years ago. Matt was influenced at a young age working at his family restaurant and is ...
Park City Yoga Adventures takes yoga out of the studio and into the great outdoors pt. 2   (09:30)6-22-2021
Julia Geisler started Park City Yoga Adventures by combining her love of the outdoors with her enjoyment for yoga. Now she guides people doing yoga on paddleboards, in forests, on snowy mountain tops, and much more. Utah’s main streets define the character of our communities, ...
Park City Yoga Adventures takes yoga out of the studio and into the great outdoors pt. 1   (10:04)6-22-2021
Julia Geisler started Park City Yoga Adventures by combining her love of the outdoors with her enjoyment for yoga. Now she guides people doing yoga on paddleboards, in forests, on snowy mountain tops, and much more. Utah’s main streets define the character of our communities, ...
Nuzzles & Co center helps animals find safety and adoption pt. 2   (07:58)6-22-2021
If you call Nuzzle and Co, a Park City pet rescue and adoption center, and ask for CEO Lindsay Ortega don’t be surprised if she’s on location somewhere trying to captured an abandon, injured animal. It’s no wonder they have a perfect 5 score out of almost 200 reviews becaus...
Nuzzles & Co center helps animals find safety and adoption pt 1   (09:38)6-22-2021
If you call Nuzzle and Co, a Park City pet rescue and adoption center, and ask for CEO Lindsay Ortega don’t be surprised if she’s on location somewhere trying to captured an abandon, injured animal. It’s no wonder they have a perfect 5 score out of almost 200 reviews becaus...
The International Dark Sky Association awards Utah State Parks with international Dark Sky Status pt. 2   (10:52)6-22-2021
Natural dark sky areas are decreasing across the United States and around the world. Utah State Parks have some of the darkest night skies in North America. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) recently ...
The International Dark Sky Association awards Utah State Parks with international Dark Sky Status pt. 1   (10:22)6-22-2021
Natural dark sky areas are decreasing across the United States and around the world. Utah State Parks have some of the darkest night skies in North America. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) recently ...
If you love ice cream and cereal, Spilled Milk Ice Cream and Cereal Bar is the place for you! pt. 2   (06:56)6-22-2021
If you love ice cream and cereal, this place is for you. Owners Marvin and Sara Phillip opened up Spilled Milk and Cereal Bar located at 907 East and 9th South last year and haven’t looked back. This place is hopping in the popular 9th and 9th area and they fit right in. The ow...
If you love ice cream and cereal, Spilled Milk Ice Cream and Cereal Bar is the place for you! pt. 1   (09:11)6-22-2021
If you love ice cream and cereal, this place is for you. Owners Marvin and Sara Phillip opened up Spilled Milk and Cereal Bar located at 907 East and 9th South last year and haven’t looked back. This place is hopping in the popular 9th and 9th area and they fit right in. The ow...
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism in the College of Health for the U of U is in good hands with Professor and Chair, Kelly Bricker pt. 2   (10:10)6-22-2021
Kelly Bricker’s collection of work includes co-author/editor of seven books and over 60 articles on sustainable tourism. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism in the College of Health for the U of U is in good hands with Professor and Chair, Kelly Bricker. Her impres...
The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism in the College of Health for the U of U is in good hands with Professor and Chair, Kelly Bricker pt. 1   (09:46)6-22-2021
Kelly Bricker’s collection of work includes co-author/editor of seven books and over 60 articles on sustainable tourism. The Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism in the College of Health for the U of U is in good hands with Professor and Chair, Kelly Bricker. Her impres...
Barebones Living helps you shop for amazing tools for open-fire cooking, gardening, camping, and woodsman collections pt. 2   (07:37)6-22-2021
The quote on the web site says it all and about Barebones Living who strives to build relationships and connect to community through food, nature, and the primal pull of the fire.” The website is beautifully designed for you to shop for their amazing tools for open-fire cooking...
Barebones Living helps you shop for amazing tools for open-fire cooking, gardening, camping, and woodsman collections pt. 1   (10:01)6-22-2021
The quote on the web site says it all and about Barebones Living who strives to build relationships and connect to community through food, nature, and the primal pull of the fire.” The website is beautifully designed for you to shop for their amazing tools for open-fire cooking...
Thyme and Place foster their plants to the Utah high desert environment Part 2   (08:31)5-9-2021
Melinda Meservy decided to leave her 20 years of corporate work behind her, invest her own money and with the support of her parents, launched her plant shop, Thyme and Place. Melinda is right at home when she is surrounded by plants. Her plant shop located at 363 East Harvey Mi...
Thyme and Place foster their plants to the Utah high desert environment Part 1   (09:51)5-9-2021
Melinda Meservy decided to leave her 20 years of corporate work behind her, invest her own money and with the support of her parents, launched her plant shop, Thyme and Place. Melinda is right at home when she is surrounded by plants. Her plant shop located at 363 East Harvey Mi...
Ski Utah urges Utahn’s to be good stewards of our environment to continue to have the greatest snow on earth Part 2   (08:46)5-9-2021
When you’ve been around skiing and loved it as long as Utah native, Nathan Rafferty, it’s perfect that he’s the president and CEO of Ski Utah. There isn’t a job at Ski Utah that Nathan hasn’t done including interning and being the receptionist. He has worked his way up ...
Ski Utah urges Utahn’s to be good stewards of our environment to continue to have the greatest snow on earth Part 1   (11:55)5-9-2021
When you’ve been around skiing and loved it as long as Utah native, Nathan Rafferty, it’s perfect that he’s the president and CEO of Ski Utah. There isn’t a job at Ski Utah that Nathan hasn’t done including interning and being the receptionist. He has worked his way up ...
The Salt and Honey Boutique represents the Sweet and Savory parts of life Part 2   (06:33)4-25-2021
The 9th East and 9th South district is attracting some of the coolest businesses in Utah like Salt and Honey. Ashley Collett and Nicole Choules-Paul decided to name their local-oriented boutique Salt and Honey because it represents the Sweet and savory parts of life. With their e...
The Salt and Honey Boutique represents the Sweet and Savory parts of life Part 1   (10:18)4-25-2021
The 9th East and 9th South district is attracting some of the coolest businesses in Utah like Salt and Honey. Ashley Collett and Nicole Choules-Paul decided to name their local-oriented boutique Salt and Honey because it represents the Sweet and savory parts of life. With their e...
Moudi Sbeity brings old-world family food heritage to Laziz Kitchen Part 2   (06:32)4-25-2021
The next time you’re in the Granary District check out Laziz Kitchen located at 912 South Jefferson Street, in Salt Lake City and introduce yourself to the Owner and operator, Moudi Sbeity, He brings his old-world family food heritage to Laziz Kitchen to the surprise and deligh...
Moudi Sbeity brings old-world family food heritage to Laziz Kitchen Part 1   (08:21)4-25-2021
The next time you’re in the Granary District check out Laziz Kitchen located at 912 South Jefferson Street, in Salt Lake City and introduce yourself to the Owner and operator, Moudi Sbeity, He brings his old-world family food heritage to Laziz Kitchen to the surprise and deligh...
Experience 2 Sunsets at the renovated Gem Theatre in Panguitch Part 2   (10:19)4-18-2021
Roger and Ruth Kasper can’t sit still. They have gone back to Ruth’s family roots in Panguitch, Utah and are having a blast. Their son Chris loves it in Panguitch and has his own Llama hiking operation alongside his parents Roger and Ruth, who have renovated the classic Gem T...
Experience 2 Sunsets at the renovated Gem Theatre in Panguitch Part 1   (10:28)4-18-2021
Roger and Ruth Kasper can’t sit still. They have gone back to Ruth’s family roots in Panguitch, Utah and are having a blast. Their son Chris loves it in Panguitch and has his own Llama hiking operation alongside his parents Roger and Ruth, who have renovated the classic Gem T...
Publix Coffee gets creative and comes out of the Pandemic thriving Part 2   (08:46)4-18-2021
After being closed for 168 days Missy Gries, Founder and owner of Publix Coffee headquartered at their West Temple location, with 3 others including the 9th East and 9th South, is still in business. Missy had to dig deep into her business savvy to thoughtfully use recovery mone...
Publix Coffee gets creative and comes out of the Pandemic thriving Part 1   (11:07)4-18-2021
After being closed for 168 days Missy Gries, Founder and owner of Publix Coffee headquartered at their West Temple location, with 3 others including the 9th East and 9th South, is still in business. Missy had to dig deep into her business savvy to thoughtfully use recovery money ...
Basalt Day Spa is an intimate boutique spa that is poised for a solid recovery after COVID Part 2   (08:12)4-11-2021
Owner, Amber Devoge of Basalt Day Spa located at 402 East Harvey Milk Blvd feels lucky to have been able to receive the Cares Act funding in Utah along with PPP Federal funds that supported her staying in business. The funding afforded her to shut down for 2 1/2 months to install...
Basalt Day Spa is an intimate boutique spa that is poised for a solid recovery after COVID Part 1   (08:46)4-11-2021
Owner, Amber Devoge of Basalt Day Spa located at 402 East Harvey Milk Blvd feels lucky to have been able to receive the Cares Act funding in Utah along with PPP Federal funds that supported her staying in business. The funding afforded her to shut down for 2 1/2 months to install...
The Downtown Farmers Market opens on June 5th supports local first Part 2   (08:37)4-11-2021
30 years ago, Downtown Alliance started our first Farmers market in Salt Lake City to support our farmers, ranchers, artist and food vendors growing to 190 food vendors and 190 artists. The Winter market kicked off 8 years ago and is now in the Gateway which Director, Allison Ein...
The Downtown Farmers Market opens on June 5th supports local first Part 1   (10:23)4-11-2021
30 years ago, Downtown Alliance started our first Farmers Market in Salt Lake City to support our farmers, ranchers, artist and food vendors growing to 190 food vendors and 190 artists. The Winter market kicked off 8 years ago and is now in the Gateway which Director, Allison Ein...
Women Who Succeed is a mentorship program supported by female leadership Part 2   (08:41)3-28-2021
As VP of Success in Education, which is a Garff Family public Charity that supports educational pathways for children, Erin Trenbeath-Murray brings decades of non-profit leadership experience to the table. With the support of Kathi Garff and Rick Fulkerson, Erin recently launched...
Women Who Succeed is a mentorship program supported by female leadership Part 1   (08:47)3-28-2021
As VP of Success in Education, which is a Garff Family public Charity that supports educational pathways for children, Erin Trenbeath-Murray brings decades of non-profit leadership experience to the table. With the support of Kathi Garff and Rick Fulkerson, Erin recently launched...
Open Snow is a weather condition app that has up to the minute weather forecasts to help you Part 2   (10:18)3-28-2021
When you live in a high Sierra desert like Utah, with our amazing weather patterns and you enjoy the outdoors, you need up to the minute forecast to plan your activities. Evan Thayer grew up on skies and loves the outdoors, so he started his own weather app to stay on top of cond...
Open Snow is a weather condition app that has up to the minute weather forecasts to help you Part 1   (11:35)3-28-2021
When you live in a high Sierra desert like Utah, with our amazing weather patterns and you enjoy the outdoors, you need up to the minute forecast to plan your activities. Evan Thayer grew up on skies and loves the outdoors, so he started his own weather app to stay on top of cond...
Everything Utah’s retail store has it all, from local chocolatiers to affordable art Part 2   (09:25)3-21-2021
After living in Utah for 30 plus years, Mary Bilodeau-Lindsey, Owner of Everything Utah located at 311 South State Street in Salt Lake City, has arrived! When you experience her commitment and knowledge of the history of Utah, you would swear she was born and raised here. Mary lo...
Everything Utah’s retail store has it all, from local chocolatiers to affordable art Part 1   (10:47)3-21-2021
After living in Utah for 30 plus years, Mary Bilodeau-Lindsey, Owner of Everything Utah located at 311 South State Street in Salt Lake City, has arrived! When you experience her commitment and knowledge of the history of Utah, you would swear she was born and raised here. Mary lo...
At Wild Women Tribe, it’s all about the journey and not the destination Part 2   (08:41)3-21-2021
In meeting Renee Huang, Founder of Wild Women Tribe, you immediately connect to her vison of bringing women together in a safe and welcoming atmosphere, just when we need it the most. As you’ll hear Renee say, “it’s all about the journey and not the destination’. When yo...
At Wild Women Tribe, it’s all about the journey and not the destination Part 1   (10:53)3-21-2021
In meeting Renee Huang, Founder of Wild Women Tribe, you immediately connect to her vison of bringing women together in a safe and welcoming atmosphere, just when we need it the most. As you’ll hear Renee say, “it’s all about the journey and not the destination’. When yo...
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas is about the working Llama and how they add amazing joy and diversity to hiking Part 2   (09:36)3-14-2021
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas was founded in 2010, a family owned and operated business. The mission of Wilderness Ridge is to promote and educate others about The Working Llama, sustainable travel, land & heritage preservation through commercial outfitting and guided experiences...
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas is about the working Llama and how they add amazing joy and diversity to hiking Part 1   (09:57)3-14-2021
Wilderness Ridge Trail Llamas was founded in 2010, a family-owned and operated business. The mission of Wilderness Ridge is to promote and educate others about The Working Llama, sustainable travel, land & heritage preservation through commercial outfitting and guided experiences...
The Western Nut Company has built a solid reputation in the industry through their uncompromised commitment to quality   (11:09)3-14-2021
We can thank small businesses like Western Nut which has been in operation since 1966 for laying the groundwork for downtown Salt Lake companies. Located at 434 South and 300 West, this amazing family-owned traditional business is dedicated to taking care of its loyal customers a...
Discover some of what makes The King's English one of the most unique and inviting bookstores anywhere   (09:20)3-14-2021
As they like to tell you at The King’s English Bookshop, located at the popular corner of 15th South and 15th East, they have been matching books to readers since 1977. Owner, Anne Holman, has done a masterful job in adjusting their business model to accommodate their loyal cl...
Taffy Town’s taffy is the preferred treat in the heat because chocolate melts!   (09:53)3-7-2021
As extraordinary as it sounds, Jason Glade, the current CEO of Taffy Town is the 4th generation leader of this popular candy company that distributes yummy salt-water taffy around the US and beyond. In meeting with Jason, he said at Taffy Town they are getting ready for their ...
Mary Homer Crafts and Kate Strong launched a $100 Dinner Club and have witnessed an emotional, powerful, immediate impact   (12:09)3-7-2021
As the former President and CEO of Utah’s most rewarded catering company, Culinary Crafts, Mary Homer Crafts has a deep connection to the delivery of food and drink to guests. Mary has been deeply affected by the sharp decline in the restaurant business as she witnessed the clo...
Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and works with the Utah Office of Tourism as an extension of their international in-market representation Part 2   (11:33)3-7-2021
Corey Marshall, along with his wife and business partner, Karen McCardle established Canuckiwi Ltd, a representation and consulting firm for the travel and tourism industry in 2012. Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and travel trade marketing, consumer advertising, PR strategies ...
Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and works with the Utah Office of Tourism as an extension of their international in-market representation Part 1   (09:53)3-7-2021
Corey Marshall, along with his wife and business partner, Karen McCardle established Canuckiwi Ltd, a representation and consulting firm for the travel and tourism industry in 2012. Canuckiwi specializes in tourism and travel trade marketing, consumer advertising, PR strategies ...
Tsunami has numerous locations where you can dine in or do curbside and their seafood is fresh and off the charts   (08:59)2-28-2021
The owners at Tsunami will tell you they opened their restaurant and sushi bar because of their love of sushi. With numerous locations, their seafood is fresh and off the charts. Some of the favorite sushi rolls are the Executive, Playboy or the Coco Cabana. With the Covid safety...
The Clark Planetarium creates enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science   (10:01)2-28-2021
The Clark Planetarium strives to create and present enlightening experiences that inspire wonder in learning about space and science and to promote greater public awareness of science in daily life. Director, Lindsie Smith, is committed to implementing the planetarium’s mission...
The 23rd Great Salt Lake Bird Festival spotlights the spring migration of thousands of birds   (09:14)2-28-2021
The 23rd Great Salt Lake Bird Festival will be a safe, socially distanced and top tier festival experience happening May 13th through May 16th. This is one of the most unique annual bird festivals that spotlights the spring migration of thousands of birds heading north for the wa...
South Valley Chamber is launching an MBA style Accelerator business model, tailored with small businesses in mind   (09:43)2-28-2021
Jay Francis, newly elected President and CEO, brings a wealth of experience to the South Valley Chamber. After decades of Executive leadership at the Larry H Miller family businesses, he is launching MBA style Accelerator business model, tailored with small businesses in mind. So...
Contender Bicycles has the hottest brands in cycling, including electric bikes   (09:49)2-21-2021
Ryan and Allison Littlefield knew they wanted their own business and as cycling enthusiast, it had to be bikes. So in1999, they opened Contender Bicycles and now they have two of the best locations at 9th South and 989 East in SLC, and 1352 White Pine Canyon Road, in Park City. T...
“Utah’s Amusement Capital” has adventure and exploration. Discover Davis for you   (11:10)2-21-2021
Discover Davis is located north of Salt Lake City, minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport. Known as “Utah’s Amusement Capital,” there is a myriad of adventure and exploration in the area for family and friends. Many already know the popular Lagoon Amusement Park a...
Escape the daily grind in an Escapod!   (10:03)2-21-2021
Owners, and husband and wife duo, Jenn & Chris Hudock founded Escapod out of necessity -- a need to escape the daily grind at a moment’s notice, to be unbounded by terrain, free to roam. So together they built their first Escapod trailer in Jenn’s Mom’s garage and now this ...
Caffé Molise serves delicious Italian Food in their stunning remodeled restaurant   (09:50)2-14-2021
When a business has to relocate it can be a challenge, but for Owner/Chef Fred Moesinger, and his wife Amy Sterling, of Caffé Molise, it was fabulous. With a love for antique buildings and self-declared old building Nerds, the new location for Caffé Molise in the Eagle Building...
Zion National Park provides visitors with education and recreational opportunities to enjoy for generations to come   (10:37)2-14-2021
Zion National Park is one of the earliest additions to the national park system and encompasses some of the most scenic canyon country in the United States. The park is one of the most visited parks in the US with 4.8 million guests a year. Zion is characterized by high plateaus,...
Glamping Canyonlands offers a unique off-grid, eco-friendly and luxurious camping experience   (11:10)2-14-2021
Take the path less traveled, enjoy sweeping red rock vistas and remove “rough’n’it” from the equation. Glamping Canyonlands offers a unique off-grid, eco-friendly and luxurious camping experience. Guests  have spacious bell tents and private decks, furnished with queen-s...
Tuacahn inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment   (09:58)2-14-2021
Located at the mouth of the Padre Canyon, adjacent to Snow Canyon State Park, Tuacahn inspires the human spirit through professional world class family entertainment and an unparalleled artistic and academic experience that matches the majesty of the surrounding red rock land. Th...
Lux Catering knows the art of hospitality and caters large impressive events from food to flowers   (10:25)2-7-2021
When you meet with Owner/Operator of Lux Catering, Kelly Lake, you quickly realize she loves the art of hospitality with her remarkable award winning food as her testament. After 25 years in the business of hosting every kind of venue you can dream up, Kelly’s network of hospit...
The Natural History Museum educates, inspires and opens our minds to our human history   (10:32)2-7-2021
Utah became the resting place for some of the most remarkable dinosaur finds in the world, and the Natural History Museum of Utah is the benefactor. Located at 301 Wakara Way, new Director Jason Cryan, is the biggest ambassador of this phenomenal treasure that educates, inspires ...
Taqueria 27 serves not only a unique variety of salsas but also delivers fresh and innovative food   (11:05)2-7-2021
Owners/Chef Todd Gardiner and wife Kristen opened Taqueria 27 because this is the business they love. Before opening the 5 Mexican cuisine restaurants around the Wasatch Front, Todd worked at some of the best restaurants in Utah with a flare for fresh food, innovation and a desir...
Big MT Lodge   (08:54)2-5-2021
Big Mountain Lodge is the ultimate basecamp for all of your adventures in Emery County, Utah! From breathtaking views atop the Manti La-Sal Mountains to the world-famous formations in the San Rafael Swell, enjoy fishing, golfing, climbing, biking, hiking, and ATV trails in both t...
Slot Canyon Inn   (10:35)2-5-2021
Built in 2006, Slot Canyon Inn, a unique bed & breakfast, is located between Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks on Scenic Byway 12 in Escalante, Utah, a picturesque region of canyons, arches, plateaus and cliffs. The on-site restaurant offers the finest dining with ...
Discover the untapped Tushar and Mineral Mountains in central Utah with Tucker High Adventures   (09:20)1-22-2021
Everyone has a different definition of “high adventure.” Tucker High Adventures focuses on the untapped Tushar and Mineral Mountains in central Utah, gems of hidden mountain bike trails, ATV trails, climbing crags tucked in canyons, and secluded hikes with views as far as the...
GastronomicsSLC navigates the best bites and curb side pick up in the city   (10:14)1-22-2021
Our restaurant industry needs the intuition and keen interest of food champion Stuart Melling, owner of Gastronomics SLC, as he navigates the best bites and curbside pick up in the city. If you haven’t been to his website you have to check it out as he has his State of the Plat...
The International Dark Sky Association awards Utah State Parks with international Dark Sky Status   (08:20)1-22-2021
Natural dark sky areas are decreasing across the United States and around the world. Utah State Parks have some of the darkest night skies in North America. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) recently ...
The International Dark Sky Association awards Utah State Parks with international Dark Sky Status   (12:25)1-22-2021
Natural dark sky areas are decreasing across the United States and around the world. Utah State Parks have some of the darkest night skies in North America. Utah has more dark sky state parks than any other state park system. The International Dark Sky Association (IDA) recently ...
Altitude Cycling gives nothing but the finest in their cycling experience   (10:17)1-22-2021
Mark Jespersen, Owner of Altitude Cycling, believes that bikes offer a simple solution to many of our communities’ problems and our human need to explore and be outside. Independently owned with 2 locations in Eastern Utah (Price and Vernal), Altitude Cycle is committed to givi...
Get a personal extraordinary one-of-a-kind shopping experience at The Children’s Hour   (09:57)1-22-2021
Located at the corner of 9th East and 9th South this 38-year-old book store, toy store, jewelry and clothing boutique for adults and children, is a family-owned business heading to the 3rd generation. Diane Etherington with her family on site creates a shopping experience for th...
Governors Office of Economic Development supports small communities in recovery from the impact of Covid   (11:33)1-22-2021
Nan Anderson as the Rural Program Director of the Governor's Office of Economic Development has the motivation to drive the Utah Main Street pilot project supporting our small community in recovery from the impact of Covid. Through research, GOED discovered Utah was one of a few ...
The Park City Chamber/Convention and Visitor Bureau is a champion of our local business community   (10:40)1-22-2021
The Park City Chamber/Convention and Visitor Bureau is the champion of our local business community and of our community’s brand. They strive to foster a successful economy through the promotion of the area as an attractive travel destination and through community and regional ...
Hogle Zoo creates a safe and fun experience for everyone to enjoy   (09:39)12-21-2020
Our beloved Hogle Zoo with a 24-year conservationist at the helm, CEO, Steve Burns, is creating a safe and fun experience for all of us to continue to enjoy our zoo. Our zoo opened in SLC in 1911 and was the benefiter of the Hogle family’s donated land opened at its current loc...
Lucky Spoon Bakery offers gluten-free treats and is always introducing new items   (10:18)12-21-2020
Pam Shulte, as a baker and owner of Lucky Spoon Bakery, was motivated to create delicious treats for her husband Jim, who has a gluten allergy. She tried to find baked goods he could enjoy and realized there was a gap and a need and launched Lucky Spoon Bakery. She is now in most...
Explore the experience of the great Southwestern U.S. with Southwest Adventure Tours   (10:20)12-21-2020
Southwest Adventure Tours strives to provide others with the opportunity to explore and experience the Southwestern U.S. with professional knowledgeable guides from the local community and access to quality of service expected from a first-class destination management company. Fr...
Cliffrose Lodge is an upscale intimate hotel located just a half-mile away from Zions   (09:30)12-21-2020
The historic multifamily generationally owned and operated Cliffrose lodge, sits on the edge of the Virgin River and just steps from local dining. With Zion National Park Visitor Center just a half-mile away and five minutes from Zion Canyon, this is the perfect Zions getaway loc...
Castle Gate RV has heart and history in Helper Utah   (09:18)12-21-2020
Located in Helper, Utah this highly rated RV park has heart, history and all the amenities. Visitors describe it as immaculate with a great bathhouse and a friendly staff. Castle Gate RV Park was built to share Helper’s culture and incredible outdoor opportunities by offering a...
Orchid Dynasty offers orchids, succulents, tropical plants and beautiful flowers   (08:10)12-21-2020
Clint and Shelly Lewis have a love for the natural world and when you visit their Orchid Dynasty location at 9th South and 365 West, you will witness their commitment to plants. They have hundreds of orchid plants and other plants to choose from as well including succulents, trop...
The Homestead Resort continues to grow and change   (11:18)12-21-2020
For over 125 years, Homestead Resort in Utah has been a gathering place for travelers, family gatherings and locals alike. In addition to the famous Crater, a natural geothermal hot spring that attracted visitors to the property as far back as history can take us, Homestead Resor...
Western Rivers Flyfishing believes in the stewardship of our waters   (10:09)12-21-2020
For over 33 years Western River Flyfisher’s goal is to make sure you have a great outdoor experience on the water and that core principle has not changed over time. Owner Steve Schmidt also believes in our stewardship of our waters and shares this insight with their customers a...
Three miles from Kanab natural beauty meets luxury at Dark Sky RV   (08:31)12-8-2020
In 2019, Britt Roth with three generations of a RV traveling family fell in love with the beauty and heat of Kanab, UT. They sold everything and took a leap of faith and set out to develop a new kind of RV park, one that we yearn for on the road where natural beauty meets luxury....
Cache Tailgate Pads offers a smart tailgate pad that serves numerous function   (11:10)12-8-2020
CEO, Tyler Green of Cache Tailgate pads located in Cottonwood Heights created his product out of his own necessity and his search for reliable gear that he could trust. As an outdoorsman and a born and raised Utahn, he wanted a high functioning pad for his truck that he could dep...
Loveland offers 136,000 square feet of marine life and now a new 40,000 square feet education center   (09:28)12-8-2020
Brent Anderson, the president and CEO of Loveland Living Planet Aquarium located at 12033 Lone Peak Parkway in Draper, had a dream which was inspired when Brent was 5 years old. In 1997 he embarked on his quest for Utah to have a world class aquarium in our high sierra desert. He...
Oliver Barthez leads a delegation of Utah Destination Marketers through France while promoting non-stop flights   (09:56)12-8-2020
Oliver Barthez has served as the in-market representative of the Utah Office of Tourism in France, Belgium, and Luxembourg for the past 13 years. He initially came into the role leading a delegation of Utah Destination Marketers through France while promoting Delta’s new non-st...
From whitewater kayaking, biking, skiing and outdoor equipment, Wasatch Touring has it all!   (06:55)12-8-2020
Starting in 1972, Wasatch Touring owned by Dwight and Charlie Butler supported outdoor enthusiasts with retail sales of backcountry and Nordic skis. Two years later in ’74, they opened to biking and whitewater kayaking in addition to their backcountry skiing. At Wasatch Touring...
Heber Valley and Wasatch County is an excellent place to live, work and play   (08:24)12-8-2020
Visiting the picturesque Heber Valley is the perfect way of enjoying one of Mother Nature’s favorite destinations. As Utah’s Adventure Escape, the Heber Valley office of Tourism, Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce works to promote the Heber Valley and Wasatch County...
Rico Foods expands their reach outside of Utah   (09:01)12-8-2020
If you haven’t met Jorge Fierro, Founder and CEO of Rico Foods do yourself a favor and meet him. He is one of Utah’s best ambassadors and we are a better because of his impact and commitment to our community. His extraordinary talent for creating delicious Mexican food is why...
Caputo’s not only offers amazing food but also beautiful gifts from European Pottery to Food Baskets   (10:24)12-8-2020
Matt Caputo comes by his love for gourmet cheese, charcuterie, aged vinegars and olive oils honestly as the next generation and son of Sam Caputo, who founded Caputo’s market and Deli 20 plus years ago. Matt was influenced at a young age working at his family restaurant and is ...
Stockist owner Helen Wade creates candles exclusively for her store   (08:16)11-24-2020
It takes an independent streak to want your business to reflect it and Helen Wade, owner of Stockist in the 9th and 9th shopping district, is exactly that person. She opened her unique boutique which captures her values in providing quality clothing for adults. She believes cool ...
Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation hosts the country’s largest state sponsored recreation summit   (09:54)11-24-2020
Patrick “Pitt” Grewe, is the director of the Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation (OOR) at the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Pitt represents the governor in outdoor recreation matters, hosts the country’s largest state-sponsored outdoor recreation summit an...
Pago Restaurant owner Scott Evans updates his menus seasonally to reflect the time of the year   (08:35)11-24-2020
The restaurant industry is one of the most important sectors in our market and Scott Evans owner of the Pago Restaurant Group, located at 878 South and 9th East, knows this industry from the ground up. With his MBA degree, he adds the element of business acumen with his passion a...
The Utah Film Commission brings four major network television series to the state   (09:52)11-24-2020
With over 20 years of experience in the film industry, Virginia Pearce has been the Film Commissioner for the state of Utah since 2014. Under Virginia’s leadership, the Utah Film Commission has brought four major network television series and numerous award-winning projects to ...
Photographers Dan Norris and Tom Till, have combined forces   (07:16)11-5-2020
Photographers Dan Norris and Tom Till, have combined forces to offer personally guided instructional tours of their home landscapes --  Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park and lesser-known but equally grand BLM locations. They aim to seek...
The Zion Forever Project works to build the next generation of leaders   (08:50)11-5-2020
The Zion Forever Project works to build the next generation of leaders, stewards and keepers of the sanctuary. The dramatic landscape of Zion is impressive to all and so they should be kept. By establishing business and agency partnerships, encouraging innovation, expanding educa...