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The fabric of Park City

Visitors are drawn to Park City for skiing in the winter, biking in the summer, and good food and live music year-round. But ask anyone who’s lived in the area for any period of time and they’ll tell you that while they might’ve been first lured by the city’s access to the outdoors and rich
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Summit Land Conservancy protects Park City land from development

Cheryl Fox’s migration tale is likely familiar to many Park City residents. In 1987, she moved into her parents’ Deer Valley condo to teach ski lessons for a season before starting graduate school. Instead, that season kicked off a 34-year career as a ski instructor. The first few years, she would return during her winter
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Williams Metcalf Interiors brings experience and a fresh perspective to each project

Almost two years ago, Alice Williams and Morgan Metcalf traded life on the East Coast for life in the mountains of Utah. And as they settle into their respective homes, they’re helping others do the same — tapping into their deep well of interior design experience. At Williams Metcalf Interiors, you get a two-for-one deal.
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A love letter to the power of song

The power of song has been a driving force for lifelong musician Ben Anderson, founder of the Park City Song Summit (PCSS), since he was a kid growing up in Gallatin, Tennessee. The self-professed “ham” remembers happily tagging along with his Southern Baptist father, a gospel recording artist who served as the church choir director,
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Pat Matheson works to help locals find housing in Park City

Mountainlands Community Housing Trust (MCHT) Executive Director Pat Matheson knows first-hand the challenges people face when looking for reasonably priced housing in Park City. “We were looking for a place that had two bedrooms for our small family, and literally there were only two apartments for rent that were year-round. The rest of them had
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Family matters at Blackdog Builders in Park City

Blackdog Builders (BDB) owner Todd Evans has deep roots in Park City. His great-grandfather was a miner and Swedish immigrant who ultimately settled in Park City with Todd’s grandmother, a first-generation Parkite. After a brief hiatus away, Todd’s father moved the family back to Park City in the late ’70s. After graduating from The University
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A life of serendipity in Park City

The Cambridge Dictionary defines serendipity as “finding interesting or valuable things by chance.” “That’s been the hallmark of my life,” says longtime Park City resident Cheryl Soshnik, who describes her arrival here as part of a long series of serendipitous events. Cheryl was living in the Bridger Valley near Evanston, Wyoming when a breakup prompted
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Park City in a nutshell

The first thing you might notice about Park City is the snow-covered hills that give way to frosty mountains, or the 19th-century buildings that line historic Main Street. It’s a town that’s described as beautiful, historic, and bustling. But look deeper and you’ll quickly learn that the city is made up of several distinct neighborhoods,
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Living and selling the Park City dream

You know those people who seem to truly embody a place and are essentially synonymous with a community? That’s Mary Ciminelli. If anyone represents and truly lives the Park City lifestyle, it’s her. She may be a real estate agent by trade, but you’d be hard-pressed to find her in the office on a powder
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Labbé Travel offers intimate, VIP moments

For a moment, imagine yourself floating over Marrakesh in a hot air balloon, enjoying a full breakfast mid-flight. Or dining with your loved one under Michelangelo’s David in an otherwise vacant museum. This is the sort of experience Labbé Travel specializes in — taking moments and turning them into once-in-a-lifetime experiences. “When a client wants
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