September 27th, 2010

Old Town Park City, from the air– a hot balloon, in fact!

This new Blog Post from AAA travel writer Heidimarie Chernushin features all of the “hot spots” that Park City has to offer, including Gallery MAR.  We were honored and excited to have this writer visit out town, and it was a pleasure to guide her through the galleries we have on Main Street.

Park City, Utah: Summer View

Submitted by Heidemarie Chernushin, September 24, 2010

“In spite of multiple trips to the Salt Lake City area, I had never ventured into the surrounding mountains.  This time around, I wasn’t going to miss the opportunity, because located an easy drive 30 miles east of Salt Lake is the mountain community of Park City.

After the Mormons settled in Utah, Army soldiers were dispatched to keep an eye on them because the government didn’t quite trust Brigham Young and his disciples.   Many of the soldiers had experience as miners and recognized the potential for rich mineral deposits around Park City. Silver was discovered in 1868[…]

[…]Our first stop was at Gallery Mar where we met with owner Maren Bargreen.  This unique gallery featured a variety of interesting pieces of art, including vases [by Sharon Jackman] that reminded me of the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany. (I put those vases on my “wish list” of things to buy when I win the lottery)…” View more here:

This Post on PETA Prime, showcases how to enjoy Park City, Vegan style!