SQUARE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SQUARE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake’s Weller Books Works marks 85 years of turning pages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58297137-223/weller-books-store-book.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58297137-223/weller-books-store-book.html.csp">Salt Lake’s Weller Books Works marks 85 years of turning pages</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Ellen Fagg Weist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T20:27:50.496-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 08:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">To mark the Weller family’s 85th year of selling books in Salt Lake City, the independent store is planning a reading and open house on Saturday, Aug. 23. The store is continuing its “unrepentant bookselling,” despite all the naysayers who question the idea of brick-and-mortar stores in an online age. “What it comes down to is we still love what we’re doing, we still love this community, and we’re still unrepentant about that,” says book buyer Catherine Weller, who co-owns the store with her hus...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58297137@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:27:50 MDT Police try taming wild Times Square characters http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58283975-68/police-characters-square-dressed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58283975-68/police-characters-square-dressed.html.csp">Police try taming wild Times Square characters</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T07:58:02.169-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 07:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York City police are launching a public education campaign to keep Times Square’s roving band of costumed characters in line after a series of high-profile incidents. The department said Saturday it’s partnering with the Times Square Alliance, a business and tourism group, to remind the people inside the costumes that they cannot charge for photographs. They’re also letting tourists know that taking a photograph with a character is free and tipping is optional. The campaign comes ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582839752014-08-11T07:58:02.169-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T07:58:02.169-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58283975@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 07:58:02 MDT Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58268771-68/davis-naked-square-candidate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58268771-68/davis-naked-square-candidate.html.csp">Nude political candidate campaigns in Times Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00">Updated Aug 6, 2014 04:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York City’s Naked Cowboy may have met his match. San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public. Davis spoke out against a 2013 San Francisco public nudity ban introduced by his opponent, Scott Wiener. He says nudity is a form of expression. After Davis’ speech he conducted interviews stark naked. Then he walked to where artist Andy Golub was body-painting another naked man. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582687712014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-06T16:04:02.473-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58268771@www.sltrib.com Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:04:02 MDT Billboards along I-15 part of nationwide art exhibit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58259792-66/art-american-museum-billboards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/58259792-66/art-american-museum-billboards.html.csp">Billboards along I-15 part of nationwide art exhibit</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SEan P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:45:13.721-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s being billed as “the world’s largest outdoor art show,” and people in Utah may see some of it while driving Interstate 15. The project, called Art Everywhere US, launched today nationwide, starting with the digital billboards across New York’s Times Square. The exhibit features 58 classic and contemporary works of American art, ranging from John Singleton Copley’s “Watson and the Shark” (1778) to Cindy Sherman’s untitled self-portrait (2008). It includes such iconic paintings as Gilbert Stu...</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> 58259792@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:45:13 MDT Fires force evacuations in West Coast states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253818-68/fire-homes-friday-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58253818-68/fire-homes-friday-state.html.csp">Fires force evacuations in West Coast states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-02T11:25:01.481-06:00">Updated Aug 2, 2014 11:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Alturas, Calif. • Wildfires burning through dry terrain in West Coast states have forced scores of evacuations as fire teams worked to corral the blazes. Lightning sparked dozens of fires in Northern California, including one in rural Modoc County that spurred some 120 people to evacuate, and the threat of more strikes along with winds from looming thunderstorms could aggravate the firefight. Authorities in Siskiyou County near the Oregon border issued an evacuation notice late Friday. The most ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582538182014-08-02T11:25:01.481-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-02T11:25:01.481-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58253818@www.sltrib.com Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:25:01 MDT Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250297-68/rebels-dutch-experts-investigators.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58250297-68/rebels-dutch-experts-investigators.html.csp">Ukraine: Body parts retrieved at jet crash site</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MSTYSLAV CHERNOV</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and PETER LEONARD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:01:47.265-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hrabove, Ukraine • Wearing gloves and carrying blue plastic buckets, international investigators finally began gathering up body parts and victims’ belongings Friday in the fields where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. Artillery boomed in the distance as the 70-member team of Dutch and Australian experts painstakingly combed a patch of scrubland not far from the site of bloody clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russian separatist rebels. The team’s top priority: collecting the rem...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582502972014-08-01T17:01:47.265-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T17:01:47.265-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250297@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:01:47 MDT Cops: ‘Spider-Man’ slugged officer in NYC’s Times Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232411-68/officer-bishop-police-spider.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58232411-68/officer-bishop-police-spider.html.csp">Cops: ‘Spider-Man’ slugged officer in NYC’s Times Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MICHAEL R. SISAK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 08:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A man dressed as Spider-Man was arrested on charges he slugged a police officer who told him to stop harassing tourists in Times Square. Junior Bishop, 25, of Brooklyn, was charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and criminal mischief. The New York Police Department said the officer assaulted Saturday — an 18-month veteran and one of about 50 officers patrolling the bustling tourist area — stepped in after Bishop demanded at least $5 from a woman he posed for a picture wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582324112014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T08:28:02.325-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232411@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:28:02 MDT A Look Back: The early days of Trolley Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195434-78/lookback-historic-images-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58195434-78/lookback-historic-images-lake.html.csp">A Look Back: The early days of Trolley Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T14:30:54.924-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 02:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents historic images in a special series called A Look Back. This week’s installment features historic images of Trolley Square as it housed the streetcar barns and Utah Light and Railway Company.</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> 58195434@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:30:54 MDT Western wildfires: Washington blaze burns through Alp-like terrain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194233-68/fire-homes-nearly-square.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58194233-68/fire-homes-nearly-square.html.csp">Western wildfires: Washington blaze burns through Alp-like terrain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T09:41:26.909-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Spokane, Wash. • A wind-fueled wildfire chased people from nearly 900 homes in Washington state as it burned through a landscape so reminiscent of the Alps a nearby village adopted a Bavarian theme to attract tourists. The blaze sent a light dusting of ash over Leavenworth, where the German-style motif provides a backdrop to Oktoberfest and a Christmas lighting festival. There was zero containment Wednesday as the flames tore through timber. More heat and winds gusting up to 30 mph were forecast...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581942332014-07-17T09:41:26.909-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T09:41:26.909-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194233@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:41:26 MDT Champion: Putin went to a big sports event, so watch Ukraine http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58185506-82/russian-ukraine-putin-russia.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58185506-82/russian-ukraine-putin-russia.html.csp">Champion: Putin went to a big sports event, so watch Ukraine</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marc Champion</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T06:29:09.824-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 06:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I get nervous when Russian President Vladimir Putin goes to big international sporting events. He was in Beijing for the 2008 Olympic Games, when Georgia launched an assault on pro-Russian separatists in that country. He rushed home to oversee Georgia’s invasion and dismembering. He was in Sochi for the Winter Olympics in February this year, when former President Viktor Yanukovych was driven out of power in Kiev. On his return to Moscow, Putin began the annexation of Crimea. Now he’s gone to Bra...</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> 58185506@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 06:29:09 MDT Recipe: Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58108702-223/phyllo-cherries-cherry-butter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58108702-223/phyllo-cherries-cherry-butter.html.csp">Recipe: Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SARA MOULTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-01T20:11:54.397-06:00">Updated Jul 1, 2014 08:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">My all-time favorite dessert is cherry pie. Yes, I rank it higher than any chocolate concoction you can name. I even like the gluey, over-thickened versions served up in diners. But I admit I felt slightly virtuous when I discovered recently that cherries are such a healthy ingredient, rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber. Naturally, then, I had a lot of fun whipping up a new version of this American classic, one that swaps out the buttery crust for less-caloric phyllo dough, a strategy that all...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581087022014-07-01T20:11:54.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-01T20:11:54.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108702@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:11:54 MDT Rival nations mark 64th anniversary of Korean War http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112901-68/korea-north-war-square.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58112901-68/korea-north-war-square.html.csp">Rival nations mark 64th anniversary of Korean War</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T08:23:56.949-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 08:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pyongyang, North Korea • North and South Korea on Wednesday marked the 64th anniversary of the war between them that ended in a truce and left the nations bitterly divided. Thousands of North Koreans took part in a huge rally in Kim Il Sung Square in central Pyongyang. Signs praising North Korea’s leaders past and present, and highlighting North Korea’s confrontation with America, decorated the square. The chairman of the Pyongyang City People’s Committee spoke from a balcony, his speech punctua...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581129012014-06-25T08:23:56.949-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T08:23:56.949-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58112901@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:23:56 MDT In Virginia, Tysons waits impatiently for the train http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110294-79/tysons-silver-corner-lerner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58110294-79/tysons-silver-corner-lerner.html.csp">In Virginia, Tysons waits impatiently for the train</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By EUGENE L. MEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T17:57:01.723-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 05:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tysons, Va. - It was known as Tysons Corner, a rural crossroads 13 miles from downtown Washington. Rebranded now, it’s just Tysons, an exploding complex of malls, hotels and office towers that is soon to welcome an 11.7-mile extension of the regional Metro rail system to further accelerate and concentrate growth. Though the extension is called the Silver Line, planners and developers see it as golden, opening up new possibilities for transit-oriented development in this regional shopping hub in ...</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> 58110294@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 17:57:01 MDT