Provo’s Fall Foliage

The autumn colors in Provo are breathtaking – it really doesn’t get much better than this! Check out this video of a colorful adventure up to the summit of Y Mountain. Kewl Utah was able to capture some incredible views of the versatile autumn colors of Provo’s outdoors.

Where’s your favorite place in Provo to take a scenic hike or drive & enjoy the fall foliage?

Provo Adaptive Community Forum

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Let your voice be heard! What types of Adaptive Recreation programs would you like to see brought to Provo? Tell us at a Community Forum tonight – Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Provo Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room.

The Community Recreation Staff will provide information on inclusive and adaptive recreation and hope to get community feedback on desired programs. Topics of discussion during the forum include:

  • Provo’s inclusive and special recreation efforts and community partnering.
  • Current adaptive recreation programs and offerings.
  • Community feedback on programs you want to see offered.
  • Survey Discussion:
    1. Do you currently participate in recreational activities?
    2. Where do you look for recreational opportunities?
    3. How do you find recreational opportunities?
    4. What encourages you to want to try something new?
    5. What are your barriers to being involved in Adaptive Recreation?
    6. What are your goals for Adaptive Recreation?

Bring a friend and come to the meeting to help us have the best Adaptive Recreation in the state! Refreshments will be provided.

For more information call Alicia Christensen at 801-852-6621

Foxglove Flowers & Gifts

Foxglove Flowers & Gifts is located on 466 W Center Street in Provo. They are a high-end floral and gift shop seeking to bring a modern gift giving experience to Provo and Utah County. The Flower Basket Boutique has been a fixture in Provo for the past 40 years but now under new ownership, the business is getting a 360° update – a new name, a fresh look, and better location are just the tip of the iceberg. On the floral end of the business, they have modernized their arrangement offerings and streamlined their supply chain to ensure the freshest flowers …

Report a Smoking Vehicle

Residents are becoming more aware of how air pollution affects our health and quality of life. Poorly maintained motor vehicles are major contributors to air pollution which can cause serious health problems. Reporting a smoking vehicle helps to improve the air we breathe. Utah State Law prohibits a vehicle from emitting excess visible contaminants. If you see such a vehicle being driven in Utah County, please note down the following: date and time, vehicle license plate number and if possible the vehicle make, vehicle description and the location. You can report a smoking vehicle by calling 801-851-7600 or using the …

Provo Spooktacular

The autumn colors, cooler weather, and fall festivities make Provo a spooktacular city! There are so many fun activities and events going on so I’ve put together a list of Halloween events that your whole family can enjoy. Leave a comment and let me know what event you’re most excited for! If you notice an event not listed, let me know and I will add it to the list. PROVO RECREATION CENTER PREPARING FOR THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE Wednesdays, 7:00 pm Ages: 14+ Fee: FREE October 22 – Outdoor/Wilderness Survival October 29 – How to Get Involved in your Community We …

LaunchUp Provo

LaunchUp is hosting a free event, “Barn Raising for Entrepreneurs” on Thursday, October 23, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Provo Library Ballroom. This event will bring Provo’s entrepreneur community together to share entrepreneurial excitement, energy, and encouragement and will center around providing a place for fast growing startups to showcase business models and get advice from the community. Entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, startup junkies, cool people, miscreants, rapscallions, and the occasional lost dog are all invited to attend. It’s going to be a blast with good grub and over 200 attendees. If you’ve been meaning to get out …

Provo on Instagram

Every Saturday I share pictures of Provo that I find on Instagram. Trending on Instagram this week: Rock Your Provo Shirt Contest, Fall Foliage, Fall Break, and videos for the Pocket Film Festival! If you would like to be featured in future posts, use the hashtag #Provo or #ProvoRocks when posting your picture. I am also on Instagram and you can follow me at @ProvoMayor. Check out last week’s photos here » Loading The “Y” (Taken from my school bus) #Y #BYU #Provo #ProvoRocks #BrighamYoungUniversity #BrighamYoung #LDS View on Instagram Loading   View on Instagram Loading I think I just …

Pocket Film Festival

Sundance isn’t the only film event in town. This Saturday, October 18th, Provo is hosting the first annual Pocket Film Fest! This is a festival of all mobile-made films, meaning filmed, and in many cases edited, entirely on your smartphone, tablet, or action camera. With a smartphone today, you can shoot, edit, and share experiences while the adventure is still happening. Whether it’s a heartfelt vlog, journey of self discovery, spontaneous outburst of hilarity, music video, death defying action, or a feature film that’s never seen a professional editing bay. EVENT SCHEDULE The program kicks off at Noon at both the Echo …

Provo is #4 Best City for Young Families

Discover has ranked Provo #4 for the best city in the Nation for young families! Our relatively high incomes, good schools and low crime make Provo a family mecca. According to Discover, Provo is an ideal place for young families to put down roots. While the cost of living is higher than other areas, it is still quite affordable, especially when it comes to housing. A hotbed for new businesses, jobs in Provo are plentiful and commutes are short. In addition, Provo is in close proximity to some of the best family recreation areas anywhere. And when it comes to family …

Win #ProvoZombie Tickets! [Closed]

Looking for something fun to do this Halloween Season? Well, it just so happens that I have a few extra tickets to the Covey Center’s, Much Ado About Zombies and I’d like to give them away on my blog! That’s right! Zombies, and Much Ado… what could possibly go wrong? To enter this ghoulish giveaway and win tickets to the show, comment below and share with me your favorite thing about the Halloween season. I will randomly select 3 lucky winners from the comments. The winners will be announced Monday, October 20, 2014. Good Luck! BUY TICKETS NOW! Running October 24 –  November 1, director …