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Tucanos slated to open new location at University Place in 2017

Fire up the grill, Orem — Tucanos Brazilian Grill is opening a new Utah County location at University Place. Tucanos, which serves an exhibition-style meal of Brazilian meat and vegetables alongside a salad bar, will begin construction on [...]
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Top 10 spots to explore in Yellowstone National Park

The National Park Service turns 100 today (Aug. 25) — and to celebrate, all of the national parks will be free this weekend. If you’re looking for a park to visit, consider Yellowstone National Park — after all, it’s the world’s [...]
Sherilyn Riboldi and her daughter, Natalia Riboldi, experiment with ingredients and with business strategies as part of Natalia Crafted, their catering company dishing up creativity in Provo. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher/UV Mag)

Made with love: Mother-daughter duo bake up delicious business

By Janessa Broadbent Scents of daily fresh bread fill Natalia Riboldi’s memories of childhood — and now those scents waft through adulthood as she bakes and creates alongside her mother. “One thing I really love about my mom is that she’s [...]
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7 things Michele Carnesecca wants you to know about American Fork

American Fork is home to Michele Carnesecca’s life story. She attended American Fork Junior High, and in seventh grade heard a name called over the intercom — Chad Carnesecca. “I remember thinking, ‘Carnesecca … now that’s a fun [...]
Quick Quack Car Wash is opening its first Utah location in Spanish Fork.

Quick Quack Car Wash celebrates Grand Opening of the 10 Utah County locations with 10 days of free car washes

Sponsored Story Quick Quack Car Wash, a Roseville, California-based company, has announced the opening of the first of at least 10 car washes to be built in Utah County over the next two years. The first car wash is located at 376 East 1000 [...]
When Haley Hales learned she had Type I diabetes, she was able to receive all of her training at Utah Valley Hospital. (Photo courtesy Jill Hales)

UV Hospital’s children’s unit makes Type 1 diabetes less drastic of a life change

Sponsored Story Essentially life was perfect for Haley Hales. She had been attending school, playing on her volleyball team and going about her life like a regular teenager. But a trip to Washington with her mom showed minor signs that something [...]
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Have kids, will date: 7 creative date ideas to keep your post-kids marriage alive

      My husband and I were married for three and a half years before kids came into the picture. While our children have brought so much joy and fulfillment into our lives, getting out on dates takes a lot more effort and planning [...]
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Filling Utah Valley with angels: What local charities need from volunteers and donations

Follow the lead of these angels and find a way to earn your wings at one of these local charities. You can donate your time (clock), money (cash), food (apple), clothes (t-shirt), or other supplies (books). Kids on the Move Kids on the Move [...]
Oteo is a Mexican restaurant located in Lindon. (Photo by Alisha Gallagher)

Oteo is Mexican magic north of the border

By Mary Crafts-Homer Lots of folks call themselves “foodies” nowadays, and Utah Valley is no exception to the national wave of elevated food tastes. However, there is a difference between the weekend “foodie” and those of us who live [...]
(Photos courtesy LDS Church)

How rich is the LDS Church?

Faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pay one-tenth of their income as tithing, and often give more in the form of fast offerings and other donations. Church officials use these funds to support the Church’s [...]
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Jamesthemormon writes songs to inspire, not preach

It has been a big year for Utah County resident Jamesthemormon. Jamesthemormon, whose given name is James Curran, made history with his “I’m Not a Rapper” album in April when it hit No. 1 on the Top Hip-Hop/Rap Album chart [...]
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Giving up on mom-perfection  

I wanted to be that mom. You know the one. She makes homemade fruit snacks. Her kids are always sporting the trendiest clothes and the cutest hairstyles. She sews skirts and headbands. She’s heavily involved in her kids’ classrooms. She [...]
Angela Johnson feature

State of the art: Angela Johnson sculpts Christ’s life in Thanksgiving Point’s Light of the World Garden

This is one of a five-story series, “Empower Hour,” for Utah Valley Magazine. Growing up on a dairy farm in Montana, Angela Johnson was inspired by the classical music her mother played in their home. She heard “the power and freedom” [...]
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Everyone deserves a family: Airport reunion garners 28 million views

Reunions are a frequent sight at the Salt Lake Airport — especially with LDS missionaries wearing their tags down the escalator. But one non-mission reunion at the Salt Lake International garnered more than 28 million views online. Earlier [...]
EDGEhomes has Home 49 in the Salt Lake Parade of Homes 2016. It's located at 4549 West Breezy Meadow Drive Herriman, Utah.

Win a KitchenAid at EDGEhomes’ Salt Lake Parade home

Sponsored Story It’s an orange life with EDGEhomes — and they want to bring a little orange to you life, too. Friday kicked off the 2016 Salt Lake Parade of Homes, which features 32 homes. At this year’s parade home, EDGEhomes [...]
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Salutation to the fun: Brittany Andrews guides yogis at her rule-bending yoga studio

This is one of a five-story series, “Empower Hour,” for Utah Valley Magazine. “Can I see myself waking up happy every day saying, ‘I’m so excited to be a lawyer’?” That’s the question Provo’s Brittany Andrews asked herself [...]
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Everyone deserves to feel safe: Summer vacation brings the heat for firefighter

Missy Hone was back at the station cleaning up when she smelled something funny. She searched for the source and found that the ends of her hair were singed. “Oh, we were close to that wildfire,” she said as she made a mental note to get [...]
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6 delicious summer reads by local authors

With summer coming to a close (don’t hate us for saying it), there’s only a little bit of time left to squeeze in those summer reads. With so many celebrated Utah Valley authors, you don’t need to look further than your library’s [...]
Shad Webb grew up in Blanding, but now calls Lehi home along with his two young children. Shad helps local entrepreneurs find homes for their businesses through commercial real estate.

Everybody has a story: Master of the market

Growing up in Blanding, Utah, I spent a lot of time outdoors. My family lived right next to a mountain and we enjoyed four-wheeling and camping. Sports played a big role in shaping me as a I grew up. I played basketball, tennis and football [...]
Teri Newell feature

Where the rubber meets the road: First female UDOT region director gives confidence the green light

This is one of a five-story series, “Empower Hour,” for Utah Valley Magazine. When Teri Newell steps into her weekly staff meeting, 10 employees stare back. Eight of those are male. She’s used to it by now. Teri is the Region 3 director [...]