While I was hanging out with Bea Dazzler (this super fierce RGDQ/designer), I coaxed her into helping me patch a pair of my favorite skinny jeans. While I sat crafting my pants back together, I realized how much I missed sitting around a good old-fashioned stitch and bitch with my girlfriends.
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I’m not sure how closely Este follow the regulations put in place at the original location involving no forks, no ranch, no pineapple and no Red Sox attire, but I am often tempted, when I’ve got my pizza at home, to flip on a Red Sox game, throw some pineapple on top of the pie, grab a knife and fork and dip that fuckin’ slice in some ranch dressing. … read more
Matt Winegar is a local producer, audio engineer and musician. All this he sums up tersely as “making records.” “Lots of kids get confused by this,” he says. As he explained why this is the case, we spoke of recording studios and the state of musical technology in the broadest sense––drums and wires, but also the body parts and skills that make up the total experience music. … read more
Driving around Salt Lake, it’s easy to see that we have a healthy tattoo community. A copious number of shops have infested the landscape, and it can be difficult to sort out quality from the tremendous quantity. Heart of Gold Tattoo has that quality in spades. Owner Jon McAffee, a 10-year veteran of the Salt Lake tattoo terrain, has worked in shops like Apparition Ink and Oni, and recently entered a new stage of his career last September when he opened Heart of Gold Tattoo. … read more