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Ioulia Greek Olive Oil Co. brings its Grecian wisdom to Park City

The Antonopoulos family — Stelios, his wife Christina Bhanos, and their 9-year-old twins Electa and Paris — has a heritage that revolves around olive oil. Their company, Ioulia Greek Olive Oil Co., is more than a business; it embodies their family’s culture and adheres to the ancient olive oil practices of Kalamata, Greece. Each drop
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Four-in-one business model in Park City finds the secret to success

It’s hard to be a small business in a seasonal community. It requires a certain amount of ingenuity, creativity, and willingness to think outside the box and come up with a way to be sustainable. Luckily, business owner Casey Crawford has those qualities in spades. What was once the retail space for Casey’s hip boutique
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Deep Roots

Daniel Lewis III is a fifth-generation Summit County resident. In 1855, his great-great-grandfather, Daniel Lewis Sr., moved from Wales to Kamas, Utah and as a result, Daniel spent much of his childhood on the ranch that his great-great-grandfather homesteaded in 1862. As he explains what it was like to grow up in Kamas, Daniel is
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Live Like Sam

Sam Jackenthal’s international inline skating victories and U.S. Junior Freestyle Champion title are great achievements, but more impressive than his exceptional athletic accomplishments are his character and his exuberant love of life. Ron Jackenthal, Sam’s father, says, “Sam lived more in 16 years than most people have or ever will in their lifetime.” Sam physically
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For the Love of Baking

Ever since Emily Burney was a kid, two desires have shaped her life. The first was a deep yearning to move west. Family vacations to Colorado and glimpses of the mountain lifestyle confirmed that mountain life was for her. She held tight to her dream of leaving Chicago suburbia. The second desire was to bake.
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What Beats Chocolate?

Ritual Chocolate creates exceptional bean-to-bar chocolate—and they do it while maintaining a commitment to the best quality cacao, a small-batch creation process, and the environment. Shortly after Robbie Stout and Anna Davies met in Boulder, Colorado they started talking about opening a business together. Their decision to focus on chocolate stemmed from a string of
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The Art of the Spa Experience

I THINK OF SPA PROFESSIONALS AS ARTISTS, OF SORTS. THE TECHNIQUES, AND TALENTS TO HELP CREATE A “NEW YOU.” THAT IS CERTAINLY TRUE OF PARK CITY’S ALIGN SPA, WHOSE EMPLOYEES ARE THE CREAM OF THE CROP–WELL- TRAINED, SEASONED PROS WITH AN EXCELLENT (MASSAGE) BEDSIDE MANNER. I SAT DOWN WITH TWO OF THEM–BRAND MANAGER AND MASSAGE
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Music’s Calling

KELLY WALLIS, THE BAND DIRECTOR AT ECKER HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL IN PARK CITY, BEGAN HIS MUSICAL ODYSSEY HALF-A-CENTURY AGO. HE WAS JUST 5 YEARS OLD WHEN HIS FATHER HEARD HIM BANGING AWAY ON A PIECE OF WOOD, KEEPING THE BEAT WITH AN ELTON JOHN TUNE. HIS MEMORY OF THAT DAY REMAINS VIVID. “MY DAD ASKED
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Transforming Trash

WHEN YOU CONSIDER THAT THERE IS AN ISLAND OF TRASH THE SIZE OF TEXAS FLOATING IN THE OCEAN, IT’S IMPERATIVE TO THINK ABOUT THE EFFECT OF WASTE. FOR PARK CITY NATIVE EMILY QUINN LOUGHLIN, USING WASTE CONSCIOUSLY IS AN INTEGRAL ELEMENT OF HER FINE ART PRACTICE. SHE USES RECYCLED MATERIALS TO CREATE SCULPTURES, MIXED MEDIA,
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