The 2017 Utah State Fair is expected to break another record for attendance, a record broken just the year prior. This year’s success can largely be attributed to the additions of the circus and the new Days of ’47 Stadium, which allowed for more large-scale events. This latter trend will continue throughout the year, as […]
Press Release: Fairpark Celebration of Spring and Plant Sale
May 5th, 2018 Contacts: Tom King [firstname.lastname@example.org] (801) 502-1991, Bryce Garner [email@example.com], Josh Smith [firstname.lastname@example.org] (209) 200-0126] & Kevin Robertson [email@example.com] (385) 312-4136 On May 5th, the neighborhood of Fairpark will be holding its annual Celebration of Spring and Plant…
Salt Lake City Mobile App
The SLC Mobile App is an application available in theA p ple or Android app store. It is an online and mobile issue reporting and service request system for Salt Lake City. The app is easy to use to report…
Neighborhood Cleanup Changes
Neighbor Cleanup has been part of Salt Lake for more than 20 year. It has been a great way for residents to help keep their yard and homes clean. However, it will come as no surprise to anyone who lives…
Pedal in the City: Need a ride? Call a Pedicab!
Next time you need a ride, you don’t have your bicycle, and have the urge to call a cab or Lyft, consider a bike taxi. Or if you are holding an event or would like a scenic ride through town,…
Neighborhood Light Swap!
Salt Lake City Neighborhood “Light Swap” pilot project enables households in 84104 and 84116 to swap 5 incandescent and/or CFL bulbs for 5 LEDs—for FREE. March 14th event – Salt Lake Center for Science Education March 22nd event – 4H…
Dirt2Table: Celebrate Spring!
The preparations for the 2018 Fairpark Community Celebration of Spring and Plant Sale are underway, scheduled for May 5, 2018 at the Northwest Community Center. We are starting some varieties of peppers and tomatoes that we didn’t start last year,…
Many children arrive to school without having eaten breakfast. Starting the day hungry is not conducive to learning. There is ample evidence behind the science of eating breakfast to start the day ready to learn and perform, and how school breakfast programs set the stage for students on a daily basis. A 2013 study on […]
Now that community residents have been through their gardening season, fruits of our labor are being realized through fresh vegetables and fruits harvested, eaten, canned, and dried! But just because summer is coming to a close does not mean the gardening is over! We would love to hear your gardening stories, share a taste of […]
It was a sunny day with a light breeze and kids ran around with painted faces and balloon animals. The first annual Westside Arts, Food and Music Festival was in full swing. “This is our first year and we couldn’t be happier with the turnout!” said Restore North Temple Founder, Jade Sarver. “The whole purpose […]
Ever wanted to take a bike ride, either around town or to easily navigate from place to place downtown, but either did not have your own bike or it was inoperable at the moment? Enter GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s bike share program! GREENbike started in Salt Lake City in 2013. In the first 3 seasons […]
The city of Salt Lake has several programs to help residents buy or fix their homes. So long as the property is within the Salt Lake City limits, lower income residents can benefit. Run by Housing and Neighborhood Development, there are two main programs Fairpark residents can put to use. For existing homeowners, repair options […]
Learning continued right up to the last ring of the bell for 5th and 6th grade students at Backman Elementary School, May 30-June 2. Bike Utah came to Backman as part of its Youth B.E.S.T. Program. Bike Utah has launched the Youth Bicycle Education and Safety Training Program to teach 3,000+ kids in Utah how […]
The Utah State Fairpark and the Fairpark Community Council are very excited to announce that “Best of Utah” BBQ winner, Pat’s BBQ, is opening a location directly on the fairgrounds! Pat’s has also been featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives! This location is currently renovating what is now known as the food court, […]