Salt Lake City is gouging its way into the history books -- literally. Being somewhat familiar with SLC prices since many of us attend Outdoor Retailer's twice yearly trade shows there, feast your eyes on the following facts: With the arrival of the Olympics, a pint of beer virtually doubled to $6.25 at the Port 'O Call restaurant. The Metropolitan adjusted its menu to standard dinner specials for $95 a person -- triple its most expensive entree. A downtown parking garage decided that boosting its daily rates from $5 to $30 made sense (cents?). Fortunately, many of the lots boosting rates are remaining less than full with folks opting for plentiful and FREE on-street parking. So, guess what goes around, comes around.
Did you hear?... Gert Boyle spotted signing posters at Galyan's in SLC
Our spies in Salt Lake noticed none other than Gert Boyle, the spirited matriarch and chairwoman of the board of Columbia Sportswear Company signing posters at Galyan's in Salt Lake City around 5 PM on Feb. 9. The unflappable and wildly popular "Mother Boyle" was holding court as ...read more