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For The Love Of Churros SPRING BREAK DESTINATIONS MISS DRAPER AND MISS DRAPER OUTSTANDING TEEN PAGEANTS A MEMORIAL FOR OUR NAMESAKE


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LIFESTYLE LETTER

MARCH 2018 PUBLISHER

Will Thackeray | Will.Thackeray@LifestylePubs.com EDITOR

Brooke Benton | Bbenton@LifestylePubs.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Brooke Zimmerman, Mark Thackeray, Lindsay Goeceritz, Linnea Lundgren

Spring is in the air--and with it? Change.

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Lindsay Goeceritz, Nannette Holley, Mark Thackeray

IT'S ARGUABLE THAT WE DIDN'T GET MUCH OF A WINTER, BUT THE COMING SPRING BRINGS WITH IT EVEN MORE THAN SUNSHINE AND SPOTS OF GREEN. Spring break, for one. And prom. And parties. And pageants.  This issue strives to help you with all of that, from spring break destination ideas to prom and party suggestions to a deeper look into how the Miss Draper and Miss Draper Outstanding Teen Pageants work.  This issue is also another thing:  My last one as editor. This is bittersweet to me. I feel incredibly grateful for the chance I've had to be a public part of our close-knit

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community. I have met so many wonderful, kind and vibrant people and have listened to so many different stories and opinions, and it has been a pleasure to try to produce (from all of that) something meaningful and representative of Draper. And it's this kinship that I will miss. I mean, I've called you my friends from the

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start--and I've meant it. But my kids are growing up. And as their mom, their growing and changes become my growing and  changes, which means I am parenting teenagers in earnest. Which means I'm in it up to my elbows. Which means I'm in the trenches. Which means, simply, that it's just time for this little chapter to close and another one to open wide before me.  Happy March, dear friends! And farewell... for now.  Brooke Benton, Editor BBenton@LifestylePubs.com

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INSIDE THE ISSUE MARCH 2018

FEATURES 10 Prom Ready Flower Pros Has On Trend Boutonnières (and matching corsage options!)

14 Before the Crown Volunteers for Miss Draper Pageants Come Together in Beautiful Group Effort

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34 Community Connection Bridging the Gap Between Draper Residents & Leaders

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DEPARTMENTS 4

Lifestyle Letter

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Good Times

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Water & Woods

12 DIY 26 Travel Destination 30 Hometown Hero 32 Lifestyle Calendar 34 Parting Thoughts


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DIY

MINIMALIZE YOUR SPACE BECOMING A MINIMALIST MEANS LIVING MORE WITH LESS. IT'S NOT EASY, SO HERE'S A GUIDE TO GET YOU STARTED. ARTICLE SHERYL HADLEY FIVE WAYS YOU CAN SHOW THE CLUTTER IN YOUR LIFE WHO’S REALLY IN CHARGE:

1.  Just get rid of these things—seriously. Why are you keeping them?  2.  If you’re so overwhelmed that you don’t know where to begin, try starting with one small area that haunts you the most—a section of kitchen counter, a small tabletop, etc. 3.  Pick up five things and return them to their proper location. These should be items you’re used to seeing deposited on counters or floors: mail, the dog’s leash, a newspaper section, your daughter’s hair clip, random sport socks. If you don’t have a designated place for them, think about one that would suit, and start using it all the time. 4.  Give yourself the gift of a “maybe” box that you can put things in for now. Sometimes, even though we know we should get rid of something, we can’t quite let it go. Look at the random selection you’ve kept a few months down the road—chances are it will all go straight to donation. 5.  Be a more conscious shopper so that you’re not filling your decluttered home with more clutter. Whenever you see something you want, add it to an ongoing list with the date you first saw it, and then revisit the list 30 days later. You may find when you check back that the urge to purchase it has gone. And if you do decide to get it, at least you’ve given the item the time and consideration it deserves.  Living in a cluttered home or trying to work in a cluttered office is an exercise in frustration. Car keys get swallowed up, you can’t locate your important report in time for your meeting, or you replace something you can’t find only to have the original turn up shortly after. Isn’t that the worst? Make sure that never happens again by getting clutter under control ... one unpaired sock at a time. SIX THINGS YOU CAN PART WITH

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BEFORE THE CROWN VOLUNTEERS FOR MISS DRAPER PAGEANTS COME TOGETHER IN BEAUTIFUL GROUP EFFORT

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ARTICLE BROOKE ZIMMERMAN

DRAPER CITY THRIVES BECAUSE OF THE PEOPLE

When you see Miss Draper or Miss Draper Outstanding

THAT PUT FORTH THE EXTRA EFFORT IN TO MAK-

Teen around our city working tirelessly to help others, and bring

ING IT A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE AND WORK. We come

comradery to your neighborhood, remember to think about all

together as a community to enhance this wonderful place.

the people behind the scenes that help these girls become their

Sometimes, community efforts are obvious and can be

best selves for personal and community development.

seen in plain sight. Others, however, are less noticeable

For example, Sierra Hall, Miss Draper Director, is a long-

and more behind the scenes. There is a giant community

time Draper resident, who is a mom that works part time,

effort, that is often not even thought about, that stands

and spends her free time organizing the many facets of the

behind the scenes of the Miss Draper Scholarship Pageant

pageants and all the events leading up to the big day. The

and the Miss Draper Outstanding Teen Pageant and Talent

Miss Draper Outstanding Teen Director this year is Lisa

Grant. These pageants run solely on our community’s vol-

Armstrong, she is a local Draper mom of five kids, and a

unteers that commit their time and energy into making the

licensed recreational therapist, but spends a majority of her

entire pageant process and events run smoothly.

time volunteering for our community.Â

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BEFORE THE CROWN

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Sidebar 1: A big

THANK YOU to all the volunteers that make

these pageants possible, from those that give an hour of their time, or enough to equal a full-time job, to those that donate funds, supplies, or products; your community appreciates you. Sidebar 2:

“I enjoy volunteering with the Miss Draper pageant because I love working with the girls and helping them develop their talents and confidence. It is also a fun creative outlet for myself, which I love!” says Hall. There are countless other volunteers that help make these pageants and the preparations possible, including assistants, judges, and fundraisers. There are also people in our community who donate funds or supplies, and others who provide knowledge of specific skill sets. Much of the volunteering and donations happen as preparation and workshops before the actual pageant

“My greatest enjoyment is watching young women

event. Prior to the pageants in April, crowning Miss Draper

develop themselves through the workshops, resume and

and Miss Draper Outstanding Teen starts the previous

platform work, mock interviews, talent improvement,

November, with sign-ups, registrations, and orientations,

physical appearance refinement, and community volunteer

followed by Meet-and-Greets in January. The workshop

service. The transformation seen is the best reward of

segment also begins in January and continues through

this volunteer position. The confidence, life skills, and

March, with a few weeks left before the pageant for the

poise they obtain is incredible,” says Lisa Armstrong,

contestants to polish their talents, platforms, wardrobes,

Miss Draper Outstanding Teen Director.

and stage presence. The workshops are an integral part of the pageant process. These workshops are designed to teach, fine tune, and assist the pageant contestants with a wide variety of on- and off-stage, skill sets. Some of the workshops consist of mock interviews, fitness training, resume development, hair and makeup tutorials, headshots for portfolios, talent preparation, wardrobe selection, training for on-stage presence, as well as elocution and pronunciation practice. “The workshops give them a way to learn new skills in a group setting. One of our favorites is going downtown to the FM100 studios to learn Elocution from Rebecca Cressman. Another is the Mock Interview with a panel of judges usually including the Mayor and other community professionals. I love to be part of the process to help prepare them to stand as an example to the citizens of our great city of Draper and state of Utah,” says Armstrong. Not only do pageant volunteers plan, prepare, and execute these workshops, but dozens of other community members donate merchandise, supplies, and time. Hall says, “We have some of the most generous volunteers in the community. We absolutely would not be able to do everything we do without the volunteers that we have helping out on our committee and in our workshops. We have so many people in the Draper community that have donated time and gifts that help with everything from workshop classes to donations for the girls and judges.” Photographers donate their time, knowledge, and equipment for headshots. Past and current judges donate their time and knowledge to practice interview skills and help develop resumes. Local markets provide food and

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beverages for the contestants and volunteers during the workshops. Radio personalities donate their knowledge and time to teach elocution and pronunciation. Past Miss Drapers donate their time and knowledge to teach the

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contestants how to walk in heels, choose suitable wardrobe, and overall stage presence. Retail companies offer free product for the contestants to test. Community members that are knowledgeable in specific skills donate their time to help fine tune talent acts, and the list of volunteers goes on and on. These pageants don’t just run on (wo)man hours, they also require funds. The crowned Miss Draper receives a scholarship, which go towards education at an accredited University, a wardrobe budget, and fees paid towards the Miss Utah pageant. The crowned Miss Draper Outstanding Teen receives a talent grant, which can be used to further develop their talent. First attendants of each category also receive a smaller scholarship and talent grant. This is where additional community involvement comes in. The pageants, scholarships and talent grants are funded by the Draper Community Foundation, a nonprofit that receives donations from the city and contributors from the community. With the help of businesses and community members donations, we all get to experience the Miss Draper pageant, and the winners get to further their education. “The Draper Community Foundation is amazing and allows us to give very generous scholarships to outstanding girls in the community,” says Hall. The Miss Draper and Miss Draper Outstanding Teen Pageants are paving a solid foundation for the teens in our community. The entire process, from submitting their resume and application, to attending workshops, and finally being on-stage, provides these girls with life skills that develop into a well-rounded adult. The remarkable thing about this community event is that it is like one big circle. The community is donating their time and energy into providing an excellent opportunity for these contestants, and these contestants turn around and give back their time and energy into helping others and bettering our community.  Miss Draper and Miss Draper Outstanding Teen pageants are continually looking for volunteers,  donations and business sponsors for the pageants, scholarships and talent grants. Visit the website at Draper.Ut.Us/662/

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FOR THE LOVE OF CHURROS

SWEET ARTISAN CHURROS AWAIT AT DRAPER’S NEWEST MARKET ARTICLE LINNEA LUNDGREN 18

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CAN CHURROS CHANGE THE WORLD? Scott Porter thinks so. The Draper resident, world traveler and entrepreneur, has brought his love of Mexican cuisine and his desire for positive change to town with the opening of San Diablo Artisan Churros catering and kiosk inside the new Honey Bee Produce Company. While living in Mexico City for an internship, Porter came to greatly admire the gracious nature of the Mexican people and how preparing and serving food is an expression of love and appreciation. Two Mexican food offerings in particular caught his taste buds’ attention: street-style tacos and fresh filled churros. Porter recalls his first taste at a churro stand in Coyoacán, an artsy district of Mexico City famous for its street food and cool vibe. “I think I ate about seven of them. It was an embarrassing number...I had dulce de leche or cajeta [caramelized goat’s milk], Nutella, sweet cream, strawberry cream cheese...they had about 50 filling choices. I didn’t discriminate too much,” he recalls of the 7-inchlong filled churros. When he returned to the United States, store-bought churros didn’t compare at all. He wondered why Americans were only eating non-filled churros—namely those sold at Costco and Disneyland. He knew there was so much more dimension to these “magical” delights that are often enjoyed for breakfast accompanied by a cup of hot chocolate or as a late-night snack in Mexico. “When you travel, you are open to so many new things and experiences,” he says. “It has always been in the back of my mind [to see] if filled churros could

“A churro is a culinary blank slate,” he says. “We want to create something special and can customize colors and flavors to make your churro exactly the way you want it.”

work in America. As a matter of fact, I felt it would be irresponsible not to bring filled churros as good as the fresh ones I had in Mexico. Americans need to know how good churros can be.” So, with his entrepreneurial know-how, a lot of hard work and his dedicated churro team, Porter opened San Diablo Artisan Churros, hand crafting churros just as he remembers them in Mexico—dough made from scratch, fried on demand, dusted with freshly-ground cinnamon-sugar, filled, and served hot. “We fill them with what we call ‘your choice of happiness,’” he says. There’s the classic fillings, namely dulce de leche, Nutella or sweet cream. Then there’s the specialty fillings—created by pastry chef Mindy Booth—such as the popular fall flavor pumpkin cheesecake or summertime’s lemon curd. Adventurous eaters can order off the “secret menu,” trying a churro dusted inferno-style (cinnamon sugar with habanero) or the first-of-its-kind CONTINUED >

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Oaxacan-style churro, topped with a roasted cricket. Porter’s favorite churro combo is honey-filled inferno style. “A churro is a culinary blank slate,” he says. “We want to create something special and can customize colors and flavors to make your churro exactly the way you want it.” In addition to a churro kiosk at Honey Bee Produce Company, San Diablo’s cart pops up at local venues like The Gateway Mall, Sugar House’s Howdy Homemade Ice Cream and at special events and farmers markets. They also cater corporate parties, weddings, birthdays and any other special events with unlimited mini churros for all. “We can do anything,” he says. They’ve made a horchata-filled churro for Cinco de Mayo, a mango sticky rice-filled churro for an Asian night San Diablo Artisan Churros is at Honey Bee Produce Company, 1212 E. Draper Parkway (12300 South) Friday and Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Mondays 5-9 p.m. To find other pop-up locations, visit them at SanDiabloChurros.com or on Facebook at San Diablo Churros. On Twitter at https://twitter.com/sandiablochurro; and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/sandiablochurros/

market-themed party, a churro rolled in Pop Rocks dubbed “the firework churro” for the Fourth of July and recently introduced appetizer savory filled churros with herbed goat cheese and veggie mascarpone with balsamic vinegar. But Porter’s vision extends well-beyond unique churros and spreading churro-cheer to as many Draper residents as possible. “Giving back is a large part of who I am,” he says. “It’s from my parents, from my faith, and from my belief that God has given us so much that we can give back and make a difference in the world.” Through San Diablo Artisan Churros, he has raised funds for Mexican earthquake victims and helped local nonprofits with his signature annual holiday-giving event—Churros4Change. “We want to recognize, support and honor change makers [in the community],” Porter says of the event, now in its second year. Proceeds from the fiesta—where upwards of 400 party-goers enjoy live music, play Mexican bingo and indulge in all-you-can-eat tacos and churros—benefit nonprofits like Silicon Slopes’ Start-up Santa, Choice Humanitarian, Because He First Loved Us, and Charity Vision. “Churros4Change is all about connecting people who want to do good in the world. And everyone wants [to improve things]. We need to tap into that and find what resonates with each of us,” he says. “All of us have the capacity to be changemakers.” And what a better way to start than with a delicious, world-changing churro.

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What is more amazing than a trip to Paris in the springtime? Paris is generally

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that you could live in Paris for an extended period and still not see everything of interest. Therefore, I will mention only a few highlights of a visit to Paris. No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to the Eiffel Tower. The eternal symbol of romance, the Eiffel Tower, or Tour Eiffel as it is known in France, is extraordinary. I propose visiting during the day and again in the evening as the two experiences will be completely different. I also highly recommend an evening River Seine boat tour. This romantic tour takes visitors past many well-known sights making for a spectacular view of Paris’ famous landmarks. You’ll definitely want to stroll along the Champs-Elysees, the grandest tree-lined shopping avenue in all of Europe. Be sure to visit the Arc de Triomphe which honors those soldiers who fought in the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Beneath the vault lies the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. While there, take in the breathtaking view of the Champs-Elysees from atop the Arc de Triomphe. Cycling fans will recognize the ChampsElysees as the site of the celebrated eight-lap dramatic cobblestone finish of the Tour de France which takes place there every July. A visit to Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre is not to be missed. The Basilica du Sacré-Coeur is perched on a hill and its white domes can be seen from all over Paris. Situated in the Montmartre neighborhood, once popularized by artists such as Salvador Dali, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Vincent van Gogh, the area has retained its bohemian charms. The neighborhood, bursting with cafés and museums, remains a haven for artists and art-lovers. If you enjoy art, you’ll want to visit two of the most famous museums in the world: The Louvre and Musèe d’Orsay. The Louvre is massive and you could spend several full days visiting the museum. Therefore, you may want to determine which exhibits (like the Mona Lisa) that you want to see and plan to return on a future visit to the City of Lights. The much smaller Musèe d’Orsay, housed in a converted railway station, is known for its superior collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art. You’ll find works by Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh and many more of the great masters sprinkled throughout this breathtaking museum.   

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Day Trippin’

TRAVEL DESTINATION

If you have enough time, take a day trip outside of Paris. The countryside surrounding Paris is beautiful and it will be a nice change of pace from the huge city. My all-time favorite day trip from Paris is a day in Chartres with a visit to the incredible Chartres Cathedral, one of the most impressive Gothic cathedrals in the entire world. Another option is a visit to the gorgeous Loire Valley, resplendent with castles, châteaux, and vineyards. Paris, and all of France for that matter, holds an unforgettable and indelible place in the hearts of folks who have had the pleasure of visiting. If you’ve never been to Paris, you may want to plan a visit and find out for yourself the true meaning of joie de vivre. Create your own precious memories of the most beautiful and romantic city on the planet! 

People Watching

Cafés in Paris are places to see and be seen.

People watching at a café, observing Parisians in their day to day lives, is one of the great highlights of a visit to Paris. Linger over lunch or dinner or simply enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee, but either way, relax and soak in the moment. The French have a way of living, being in the moment and enjoying life which they refer to as joie de vivre.

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HOMETOWN HERO

HOMETOWN HERO EFFORTS TO MEMORIALIZE DRAPER CITY'S NAMESAKE DO YOU KNOW THIS MAN? This is William Draper Jr. In the year 1850, William Draper, Jr., a Mormon pioneer, merchant and farmer, established his family in the farthest southeast quadrant of the Salt Lake Valley. In later years the citizens chose to name their settlement “Draper” after William who was their religious and civic leader. As a group of descendants of William, we have petitioned the city of Draper and have been granted approval and authorization to place a Monument to William’s memory in the Draper Historic Park. Our goal is to present the completed monument to the City of Draper in late fall of 2018 or spring of 2019. For further information of this project, we invite you to the WilliamDraperFund.com website where you’ll learn more and find options to help financially. We owe much to this hard-working pioneer whose name and life are worthy of remembering and memorializing.

THE BLUEPRINT A rendering of the monument as it will appear in Draper Historic Park

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Clay bust of William Draper Jr. with the artist, Reed Hurst, a Draper City resident


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MARCH

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

THRU MAR 23 46TH ANNUAL UTAH ALL-STATE HIGH SCHOOL ART SHOW Springville Art Museum

Come view the 25 works of art selected from over a thousand submissions by high school students all across the state.

ALL MONTH LONG ARTS & CRAFTS IN THE BARN REGISTRATION OPENS

where kids learn over the summer about various elements of science in a fun way with lots of cool tests, experiments, and explosions!

ALL MONTH LONG

this summer. This is a great program where kids will create different projects each week. Examples: sand-art, paint, plaster, bead work, and many other fun crafts!

ALL MONTH LONG EVIL SCIENTIST ACADEMY REGISTRATION OPENS Draper Recreation Office

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DRAPER PHILHARMONIC & CHORAL SOCIETY “LAMB OF GOD” CONCERT Draper Park Middle School

DPACS presents Lamb of God

COOKIE COLLEGE AT NABORHOOD BAKERY

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Naborhood Bakery in Gardner Village

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Ideal for birthday parties and budding bakers, Cookie College at

Draper

Park

Middle School.

Concerts are at 7:30 each night.

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EASTER EGG HUNT

lage includes cutting cookie dough,

Galena Hills Park

snacking and cookie art.

Meet the Easter Bunny and join in the hunt for candy filled eggs and

Draper Recreation Office

Keep the kids busy and educated

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WEDNESDAYS & SATURDAYS

toys. Children ages one to 12 are di-

DOLLY & ME PAJAMA PARTIES

to secure your parking place and be

Georgell Doll Shop

10 a.m. SHARP!

vided into age groups with accommodations for special needs. Rain or shine, the event goes on. Arrive early ready in time, the whistle blows at

Cozy up for an evening of bedtime stories, songs, activities and a special treat for your little ones and their dolls.

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Camps! Our certified "Evil Scien-

Mountain America Expo Center

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PARTING THOUGHTS

COMMUNITY CONNECTION BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN DRAPER RESIDENTS & LEADERS CONGRATULATIONS! You survived the last city election cycle, and turned in your ballot last November.  Kudo’s to you!  You’re done right?!  Um.  Not quite.  You’ve elected city leaders, which is great, but those city leaders can only represent you if you respectfully stay involved in the decision making process.  Decisions about parks and recreation, historical preservation, land use, potential trail locations, and many more issues that directly affect our community are being made on a continual basis throughout the year.  Our city government is setup to provide the maximum amount of public input.  Most decisions made in our city are made during the week to week management of Draper, and will not show up on a ballot in November.  How can residents learn of the decisions being made during the year and, more importantly, respectfully voice opinions on issues affecting our community?

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Luckily, Draper has made staying informed easy by allowing

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residents to sign up for individual e-mail notifications on a number of topics pertaining to the city. To Sign Up for E-mail Notifications: 1. Go to the city website  Draper.Ut.Us   2. Hover your mouse over the tab at the top that say’s “I Want To...” 3. Click on “E-mail notifications” underneath the “Register For” tab. 4. Add your e-mail address, then click on the box next to each notification you would like to receive.   We hope that providing monthly information regarding the structure and running of our city will help empower you to become more connected and involved as we work together to create a truly great Draper. 


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MOUNTAIN DINING

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Carvers

ROMANTIC SETTING

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Classic American with a twist

Special Courses

Looking for a delicious spin on a classic American meal? Come experience the taste of freedom at Special Courses, a veteran-owned eatery serving speciality burgers, fries, and milkshakes.

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Located in the dining terrace at The Shops at South Town.

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Steak Pit at Snowbird


Draper, UT March 2018  

March 2018 Issue of Draper Lifestyle

Draper, UT March 2018  

March 2018 Issue of Draper Lifestyle