Deer Valley Specialist Blog

This year was the 10th annual Running with Ed relay race that raises funds for the Park City School District.  It is a fun 38 mile relay race that goes through out Park City with teams competing and raising funds for a great cause! Over 1500 people braved a cold snowy start on Saturday but ended up with a beautiful sunny day.  Over $250,000 was raised for the Park City Educational Fund programs which enrich students, teachers, and schools! 

Our Brokerage, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Utah Properties, always competes and this year we went away with the top prize for raising the most money of any team!  We were able to raise over $10,000, through the support of all the giving real estate agents, our owner, and all the friend and family members also

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Outdoor Main Street dining will return in the coming weeks, with several dining decks installed for the warm months at select Main Street restaurants.  The Park City Council has to authorize the lease, with these restaurants making the cut: 501 on Main, Crystal Park Cantina, The Eating Establishment, Flanagan's on Main, Main Street Pizza & Noodle, Shabu, and Fletcher's.  

The dining deck program began in 2010 and has been popular ever since, City Hall charges the restaurants with decks a fee that coincides with the lost revenue from paid parking they would otherwise collect if the decks were not there.  The decks are a great way to attract people to come to Main Street to eat and enjoy the beautiful outdoor scenery and of course makes for good people

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Deer Creek Landscaping in Park City

Landscaping is one of the most important ways to increase your property’s value quickly. In fact, a gorgeous landscape design can increase the value of your home by at least 5 to 11 percent—and maybe more. The best part about landscaping is that even though it’s one of the most valuable home improvements you can make, it’s also one of the easiest. If you’re wondering how to turn your landscape into one of your home’s most valuable assets, here are some tips to get you started.

 1. Match Landscape to Your Home’s Style

The best way to get an excellent return on investment with landscaping is to make sure it fits with your home’s style. For instance, if you own a Victorian home, a Japanese garden will be sorely out of place and may even lower your

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This week Deer Valley Resort announced its additions and changes to its summer programming that is set to begin June 14.  A new trail has been added, it is called Undertow and is a 2.5 mile, intermediate-level single track mountain bike trail that can be accessed from the Homestake Express lift on Bald Eagle Mountain.  It is a flow trail and features rollers, berms, and connects the mid and lower mountain terrain.  

The SCOTT Enduro Cup has been cancelled this year.  Deer Valley has hosted it since 2016 and before that it was held at Park City Mountain's Canyons Village.  

Deer Valley will continue to host its Summer Adventure Camp, in which children between 2 and 12 participate in outdoor recreational activities, such as hiking, climbing, crafting,

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Well it seems the secret is out, but if you have ever driven up to Kamas you most likely already know that the donuts at the Mirror Lake Station are very popular and extremely tasty.  What looks like just a normal gas station from the outside is anything but once you get inside.  The Mirror Lake Station makes from scratch donuts, bagels, turnovers, and croissants, and have been making assorted pastries for 40 years!  

The owner decided to enter the Utah Dough Show, a convention for donut-lovers that took place in Salt Lake City this year.  She submitted their raspberry fritter and won the best donut in Utah!  Six judges from outside of Utah cast their vote and decided the winner.  So, next time you are headed up to Kamas or the Uintas stop in and see

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Excerpts of this blog were taken from Park City Magazine's Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Golden Spike article by Michaela Wagner

There will be a slew of Golden Spike 150 celebrations throughout the state this month, making the hearts of railroad and history fans happy!  The Golden Spike 150th anniversary is a celebration of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, with many family-friendly events and exhibits through-out the state of Utah.  

If you don't want to travel too far here are several events happening close to Park City:

Whistle Stop in Echo, May 8

Big Boy No. 4014, one of Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotives, rolls into Echo (3525 S. Echo Rd,) as part of Spike 150 revelry. Summit County’s festivities begin at 8

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Utah is the 2nd best state to raise a family according to fatherly.com!  To compile the list, researchers created the Policygenius Family Friendly Index, which was made up of nine figures that were weighted equally: Percentage of families, percent of families living in poverty, cost of child care, cost of college, divorce rate, infant mortality rate, violent crime per capita, median household income, and housing costs as a percent of income. 

Utah offers so much when it come to raising a family, and Park City has the highest ranked public high school in Utah!  Even more of reason to live in Park City! Contact us today if you are interested in looking in Park City or the surrounding areas, we can confirm it really is a great place to live and bring up

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It is the quiet time of the year in Park City and that means no traffic and great deals at many Park City restaurants! Grab the local Park Record newspaper and you will find many 2 for 1 coupons to places like Stein Eriksen Lodge's Glitretind, Riverhorse, Butchers, and many more.  Starting next week Bill White will begin his value nights at three of his popular restaurants.  On Tuesday April 30, Taco Tuesday begins at Windy Ridge Cafe, where you can get amazing deals on taco, beer, and margaritas.   Thursday May 2, Ghidotti's located in the Redstone area of Kimball Junction will begin their $5 Thursday's.   You can get many food items for $5 and glasses of wine for $5, you can't beat that!  Then on May 6, Grappa located at the top of Main Street will

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Park City Institute on Wednesday announced its St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series! It will take place this summer in The Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on Kearns Blvd.  Last year the concert series used two temporary locations after Deer Valley Resort decided not to renew their contract and instead hold their own concert series.  They announced five concerts starting on July 7 and ending August 24.  

Here is the lineup for St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Summer Concert Series 2019: 

The Brothers Osborne, The Punch Brothers, Taj Mahal Quartet, and Marc Cohn featuring special guest vocalists, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Gone West, and CAM.   Tickets go on sale to Park City Institute members Friday April 26 at 10am and

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