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The Mystery of Park City’s “Unnamed Road”

By |2019-06-17T13:39:53-06:00August 8, 2018|Categories: Park City|Tags: , , |

West of Park City, just on the outskirts of Summit Park, a lonely stretch of forgotten road snakes across the gentle slope off the shoulder of I-80. After branching off the westernmost road in town, the irregular and deteriorating pavement slithers along Parley’s Creek, a thin and [...]

The All Seasons Resort Lodging Story

By |2019-06-17T15:13:03-06:00June 22, 2017|Categories: Park City|Tags: , , , |

Park City's top property management company has been making memories since the last millennium. Sit down with us and hear the All Seasons Resort Lodging story from the lips of the man who started it all, 18 years ago. We ask Alan Finnegan, president of All Seasons Resort Lodging, [...]

All That Remains: Leftovers of the Park City Mining Industry

By |2019-06-17T15:13:17-06:00May 31, 2017|Categories: Park City|Tags: , , |

Mining is in Park City's veins. Everywhere you turn in downtown Park City, there are glimpses of the past. From the mining museum to carts and lanterns tucked into lobbies and lawns across town, Park City is proud of its down-to-earth heritage. Back in the Day Until the mid 20 [...]

An Introduction to San Diego

By |2019-07-01T17:04:56-06:00March 29, 2017|Categories: San Diego|Tags: , , , , |

A glittering jewel lies in one of the furthest extremities of the United States. Sitting at the bottom tip of California, San Diego is just this side of the Mexican border. The second-largest city in California, and the eighth-largest city in the United States, San Diego is home t [...]

An Introduction to Santa Fe

By |2019-07-01T17:05:55-06:00February 24, 2017|Categories: Santa Fe|Tags: , , , |

The city of Santa Fe possesses a long, rich history that spans more than a millennium, changing hands over and over until finding itself to be one of the premier travel destinations in the United States, drawing worldwide attention for its vibrant arts scene, historical significan [...]

Guerrilla Art: Banksy in Park City

By |2019-08-20T09:54:47-06:00September 28, 2016|Categories: Park City|Tags: , , |

Unknown to most Park City visitors, our town is home to several works of street art by one of the world's most famous guerrilla artists. Join us as we share the little-known secret of the Banksies of Park City. Sundance, 2010 The year is 2010. The Sundance Film Festival arrives [...]

A Pioneer on Planks: the Emmett “Bud” Wright Statue

By |2019-06-17T14:59:10-06:00July 15, 2016|Categories: Park City|Tags: , |

Independence Day is behind us, and Pioneer Day is around the corner. In the spirit of this particularly western holiday, we celebrate the first-timers, the oddballs, the trendsetters, and the boldly-goers. As many know, Park City was not originally a ski town. For decades, our alp [...]

Leaves and Laces: The Park City Shoe Tree

By |2019-06-17T15:02:53-06:00June 16, 2016|Categories: Park City|Tags: , |

Right behind historic Main Street lies an esoteric Park City oddity: The Shoe Tree. Not a tree that grows shoes, not a tree made of shoes—technically not even just one tree—the Shoe Tree is a longstanding local landmark dating back to the '70s, when a few soused celebrants chucked [...]