Comings and Goings, Regulars and Shorts

Comings & Goings: August 2007

By catalyst

What's new around town.
by Tamara Rowe
A Taste of Italy without the jetlag

Mark and Elizabeth England have opened a new Italian gelato shop: Dolcetti. The Englands make more than 40 flavors of authentic Italian gelato (half the fat of ice cream) and sorbetto (dairy-free and vegan) every day using all natural, fresh ingredients. They also make paninis and Italian sodas and will soon have Italian pastries. Dolcetti Gelato also offers catering and wholesale.
11:30a-10p weekdays, 11:30a-11p Fri-Sat. 1751 S and 1100 , 485-3254,

"Angels" relocates to North Salt Lake

Debbie Freitas has recently moved her consulting business, Angels on Earth. She offers life and spiritual counseling services including releasing old energy patterns, learning to bring balance and presence to each day, remembering how loved and supported you are, and reconnecting with the magic and wonder of living. As a moving special, Angels on Earth is offering a 30% discount for a 90-minute session.
940 N 400 E in North Salt Lake,

Follow the buzz to Nectar

In June's Comings & Goings, we gave 3955 S. Highland Dr. as the address for Somer Gardiner's new Nectar Boutique. That is actually the address of her other business, Soul Spun Yarn. Nectar is located at 2343 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City.

Downtown Artopia

Owner Lee Cano recently moved Artopia, her two-year-old gift shop,  from Sugar House to 344 S. State St. The new location is bigger and features continuously changing glass and graphic art installations by local artists as well as music and art events.
Mon-Sat 10a-9p, Sun 12-6p. 486-6175,

Spark moves to State Street from Sugar House

Dale Lebaron has moved his six-year-old men's clothing store, Spark, from Sugar House to 629 S. State. The store offers European fashions and two brands of environmentally friendly (and vegan) shoes, Simple's Green ToeTM and EarthTM.
Mon-Sat 11a-9p and Sun 1-6p.

Centered City Yoga expands "West"

D'ana Baptiste, yoga diva of the popular 9th & 9th-area Centered City Yoga studio, recently took over a State St. studio space most recently occupied by the Downtown Yoga.
Located between the Homeless Youth Resource Center and The Bayou, and bordered by an artist's studio on one side and a band whose members live in the apartment on the other, the new West Centered City Yoga studio is positioned to make yoga accessible to everyone in this eclectic community. WCCY offers such classes as yoga for martial artists, and Block Party!-yoga utilizing blocks as props, done to hip hop music-as well as more traditional class fare. See their ad in this issue for special introductory rates.
521-9642, 625 S State,

Web of Life Wellness Center expands

Family nurse practitioner Amyi Bennhoff has joined  Todd Mangum, MD, in his family practice in the 9th & 9th area. Amyi received her training at Columbia and Stony Brook Universities in New York and has studied natural therapies for nearly 20 years.
The focus on integrative medicine combines both Western and traditional medicine with nutrition, supplements and herbal therapies to help patients achieve balance in mind, body and spirit.

Sandra Mingua is opening the Dragon Dreams Boutique on September 1st at the Wellness Center. Dragon Dreams offers meditation books and music, incense, crystals, singing bowls, Native American flutes, and consignment work from local artists. Discussion groups and psychic readings will be offered eventually.
989 E 900 S Ste A1, 531-8340,
509-1043 (Sandra).

Utah Natural Medicine moves downtown

Naturopathic doctors and acupuncturists Rachel and Matthew Burnett have moved their practice, Utah Natural Medicine, to 242 S. 400 East. The new, expanded clinic has five exam rooms, including a full dispensary for natural product formulas, spacious rooms with natural sky lights, and green design. Dr. Rachel Burnett has a family general practice, specializing in guiding men and women through the aging process. Dr. Matthew Burnett, also a family practitioner, specializes in pain management and helping patients with smoking cessation and weight loss. 

This article was originally published on July 27, 2007.