Vintage resurfaces at Velour 

March 15, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every five months or so, Velour Live Music Gallery in Provo transforms into a vintage-lover’s paradise for two days. Displays of discounted vintage clothing, home decor and retro jewelry fill the music venue. On March 5 and 6, Velour hosted another vintage flea market, coinciding with Downtown Provo’s monthly Gallery Stroll. Vintage collectors and people […]

Food to feed the starving student on a budget

March 1, 2010

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ah, the enduring grandpa-esque sentiment: “There is no such thing as a free lunch.” The pearls of wisdom may ring true in a metaphoric sense, but around town, restaurants are offering free food without a catch. Well, maybe just a little catch. In an attempt to increase their revenue, online presence, and popularity with younger […]

The Sweet Tooth Fairy: a bite of sweet in a world of sour

September 28, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes The inside wall of The Sweet Tooth Fairy bakery in downtown Provo reads, “Our bake shop is a haven for people who share a common belief in the magic of sweets.” You walk in to the small, unassuming shop on University Avenue and the nostalgic aroma of vanilla cake fills your head. The music of […]

The real “Rain Man” visits campus

February 9, 2009

Reading Time: 2 minutes Everyone remembers the 1988 Oscar Award-winning movie, Rain Man starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, but few people realize the movie was based on an actual person, a Salt Lake City resident, no less. Students had the chance to meet and question Kim Peek last week when he visited campus to share his miraculous story and special gift.