Lee Benson
Lee Benson's About Utah column runs Monday and Friday. Email: benson@desnews.com.

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Every Saturday, Tony Pavlantos' Off the Grid Smoothie Cafe attracts a crowd at the Salt Lake Farmers Market.
Christopher McBeth, artistic director of Utah Opera, is an unabashed cheerleader of all things opera.
Thanks to art collector Tony Christensen, a nearly-century-old mural depicting the Mormon pioneers' arrival in the Salt Lake Valley has made its way to Salt Lake City.
In an 11-year stretch as principal at Kearns High School and then Cottonwood High School, Reed Wahlquist cut a memorable swath.
In his autobiography, former Deseret News editor John Hughes describes a life worthy of a dozen journalists.
Frederick Scheffel is a powered parachute enthusiast and entrepreneur with a particular affinity for the views in Utah's Dixie.
Brady Allred's quest is to raise enough funds to finally give his choral singers a home they can call their own.
For athlete Margaret Schlachter, negotiating obstacles has become her chosen profession.
From a nondescript warehouse on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley, shaved-ice kingpin Carl Rupp's Snowie Company sets up the world.
David Neeleman's Azul Airlines will get you from World Cup match to World Cup match without gouging. They promise.