211 One More Great New Place to Eat in Provo

I’ll always brag that I was one of the first customers at Munchies.   If you like BBQ, you’re going to like this place.   Lee and Tina have poured their souls into Munchies hoping to make it a Provo favorite.  100 South 200 West

212 Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll

Art by Ashley May Hoiland Last night I made it to all 8 locations of the Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll.  Highlights: Meeting Ashley Mae Hoiland who went to high school with my daughter Meeting the owner of Painted Temple and learning about their business Learning about the talented Callis family Seeing the youth art at …  Read More

213 The Hump Day Market

 Provo Town Square presents…  The Hump Day Market Featuring…  Live music!Outdoor Films! Homemade arts & Crafts!Free raffle!Activities for kids!And the soon-to-be-famous $6.99 Brown Bag Dinner specials from:Los HermanosSpicy CoreaHickory KistAngels of PhillySmokehouse Pizza & BBQOsakaFree for all, fun for all!!!6 – 10 pm EVERY Wednesday, rain or shine! Now seeking vendors, so give us a call if …  Read More

214 Beach Boys Giveaway and my 100th Blog Post!

In honor of our 100th post I’m doing my first ever giveaway on this blog!  I am giving away two tickets to the Beach Boys concert on November 4.  It’s part of the Mayor’s Series at the Covey Center. To enter the giveaway become a follower of my blog.  To become a follower click on …  Read More

215 Climbing the Ranks

photo Many of us in Provo enjoyed a good laugh several months ago when announced that they had ranked all the cities in the US according to how much fun they were.  Provo finished last.   (At closer look the criteria used were things like the number of bars and gambling opportunities.) Imagine our surprise …  Read More

216 I Hope They Call Me on Emissions

Did you know that by eliminating a trip as short as two miles each week, Provo residents could save 1,276,000 lbs. of CO2 emissions each month? This month, Provo City employees and I will compete in UDOT’s Clear the Air Challenge, which encourages people to reduce vehicle emissions by choosing alternatives to driving. Individuals can …  Read More

217 The Grand Parade

I had my first ride in the Grand Parade today and I must say I had more fun than I expected.  I wasn’t sure how I was going to smile and wave to hundreds of thousands of people but it came very natural and I found myself having a very good time I’m told we …  Read More

218 Stadium of Fire

The Stadium of fire was great this year. I sat with all the mayors from Utah County and was proud of how Provo stood out for our celebration of the 4th of July.  If any of you were there you might have seen some fireworks gone awry at the end. Here is information as related …  Read More

219 Good, Good, Good, Good Vibrations!

Listen up, Provo.  Here’s the surprise announcement I’ve been waiting to share:  The Beach Boys will perform at the Covey Center on November 4 as part of the Mayor’s Series for the Performing Arts.  Tickets are now available with the purchase of Mayor’s Series tickets.  So what’s your favorite Beach Boys hit?  Surfin’ U.S.A?  California Girls?  Fun, fun, fun?

220 The Mayor’s Series – Big Announcment

Thanks to Mayor Billings and the sponsorships of Check City, Merit Medical and our title sponsor Zions Bank, we have established a great tradition in Provo of the Mayor’s Series for the Performing Arts.  Each year, with generous donations, we are able to bring world-class performances to Provo.  This year we have a return visit …  Read More

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