PALACE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PALACE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Cycling: Marcel Kittel wins last UK stage of Tour de France http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158678-77/tour-kittel-stage-buckingham.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58158678-77/tour-kittel-stage-buckingham.html.csp">Cycling: Marcel Kittel wins last UK stage of Tour de France</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JAMEY KEATEN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T23:15:01.588-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • At this point, the top Tour de France sprint star might be called Sir Marcel. Marcel Kittel, the German with a French first name, led a bunch sprint to win Monday’s Stage 3 with a finish on the doorstep of Queen Elizabeth’s Buckingham Palace. Two days earlier, he courted royal attention as Prince William and Kate saw him win Stage 1 in Yorkshire in another sprint. The stage wrapped up the English debut to this 101st Tour edition, a rousing success among cycling-crazed British fans. Ride...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581586782014-07-07T23:15:01.588-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-07T23:15:01.588-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58158678@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:15:01 MDT Giant dragon takes center stage at FantasyCon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58143391-223/fantasycon-salt-saturday-dragon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58143391-223/fantasycon-salt-saturday-dragon.html.csp">Giant dragon takes center stage at FantasyCon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T14:54:17.251-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 02:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The biggest creature in Salt Lake City is no longer one of the elephants at Hogle Zoo. This new beast is three stories tall, has a 53-foot wingspan and glowing eyes, and breathes the occasional puff of steam. Sure, Volos is a dragon and he’s not exactly real, but that’s all part of the fantasy behind FantasyCon, which runs through Saturday at the Salt Palace. “We want this to be immersive and interactive,” said FantasyCon founder Josh Patel. “You can be a casual fantasy or science-fiction obser...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58143391@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:54:17 MDT