Blogs and Stories

Which basement bars have the best happy hours?  Who are the people behind your favorite restaurant?  Do you know the two Argentine friends who met in Park City and opened a bakery?  How about the brewer who started his career as an ICU nurse?   

Park City, Summit County and the Wasatch Back are full of incredible people working every day to make our community better. Our regularly posted Chamber blogs introduce you to what makes our community surprising, fun, and as astounding as the amazing people running our local businesses. 

Teri Orr

Written on behalf of the Park City Chamber & Visitors Bureau. 

Placemakers: Carole Fontana

One of two daughters of successful, Italian-born parents, Carole was born first generation in the San Francisco Bay Area. She wasn’t certain what she wanted to do after she graduated from Catholic…

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Placemakers: Ron Buckovich

The old miner’s cottage has been lovingly restored. In summer, there is a riot of color-in flowers and vines. Tall hollyhocks, sunflowers, sweet peas. Jewelry designer, Ron Butkovitch, has spent years…

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Place Makers: Mac and Ann MacQuoid

Mac and Ann MacQuoid officially drove into Park City in 1979 from their home in Laguna Beach, in a lemon-yellow, brand-new Jaguar with fancy leather seats. It was winter and they had California tires…

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Placemakers: Tina Lewis

The careful tiny stitches take hours to craft before they form a design connecting patches of fabric. Tina Lewis’ award-winning creations in stitchery were the pattern she had created before she met…

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