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 City fair draws makers to Library Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58504796-78/maker-lake-mini-movement.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58504796-78/maker-lake-mini-movement.html.csp">Salt Lake City fair draws makers to Library Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T13:34:59.825-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Three-year-old Marcus Askew checks out the R2-D2 robot, made by Doug Dobyns of Linden, at the Mini Maker Faire at Library Square on Saturday. Utahns gathered at Library Square and The Leonardo for the Salt Lake City Mini Maker Faire — a day showcasing the “maker movement” and innovation. Highlights included the colorful Artwheels art vehicle parade, Technology Row, the Global Cardboard Challenge and Free-Range Robots. The maker movement is defined loosely as a technology-focused do-it-yourself t...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58504796@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:34:59 MDT Owner proposes new, flashier look for Trolley Square http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58483177-78/trolley-commission-square-signs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58483177-78/trolley-commission-square-signs.html.csp">Owner proposes new, flashier look for Trolley Square</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mallory Jesperson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-03T12:52:48.602-06:00">Updated Oct 3, 2014 12:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Trolley Square may be seeing more high tech revamping in the near future. Robert Pinion, the architect representing owner Khosrow Semnani, presented a plan Thursday to the Historic Landmark Commission for new signs throughout the shopping center. Trolley Square has seen a major decrease in customers over the years and, the new owner is dedicated to “turning Trolley Square around and making it a warm place to welcome families and shoppers to come and enjoy what the trolley is,” Pinion said. Pini...</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> 58483177@www.sltrib.com Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:52:48 MDT Countries, companies pledge to end deforestation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445932-68/brazil-deforestation-forest-2030.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58445932-68/brazil-deforestation-forest-2030.html.csp">Countries, companies pledge to end deforestation</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T21:13:15.774-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 09:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">United Nations • More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would not join. The United States, Canada and the entire European Union signed on to a declaration to halve forest loss by 2020 and eliminate deforestation entirely by 2030. “This is the family photo we have been looking for decades,” said Charles McNeill, a senior environmental policy adviser for the U.N. D...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584459322014-09-23T21:13:15.774-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T21:13:15.774-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58445932@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:13:15 MDT Latest NYC condo amenity: $1 million parking spot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395251-79/million-parking-condo-cost.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58395251-79/million-parking-condo-cost.html.csp">Latest NYC condo amenity: $1 million parking spot</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T18:45:02.454-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 06:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • A condo development in New York City’s pricy SoHo neighborhood is charging for a parking spot as much as it would cost to buy a nice house in Dallas or Seattle — $1 million. The New York Times reports the 10 underground spots at 42 Crosby St. will cost more per square foot than the apartments upstairs. The parking spots will run between $5,000 and $6,666 a square foot. The three-bedroom apartments will cost around $8 million to $10 million, or about $3,100 a square foot. Brokerage fir...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583952512014-09-09T18:45:02.454-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T18:45:02.454-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395251@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 18:45:02 MDT 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="2014-08-21T12:30:31.036-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 12:30PM 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. 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 husband, Tony...</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 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:30:31 MDT