A Look at Ballard’s Corner

The Ballard home is long gone, razed by the city to make way for the 132nd South expansion at Fort Street. But all was not demolished. The root cellar remains, a place as important to that long-time Draper farming family as the home itself. Wayne Ballard, one of three living original family members, remembers the cellar filled with salted pork…

Dr. Moody and Biorestoration

Biorestoration Medical Clinic and Spa is the place to go for a whole body makeover in Utah. The visionary Dr. Robert Moody and his wife Stacey opened the clinic in 2004 with the goal of turning back the clock on aging. A doctor of osteopathy trained in cosmetic surgery and anti-aging, Moody had an incredible array of experience that enabled…

Herzog Hollow

Herzog Hollow is becoming a new Draper tradition in the month of October. On the corner of Fort Street and 13200 South, the unassuming 100-year-old white house is transformed every year into a spooky, Halloween spectacle that brings joy and creepy fun to Draper residents. Ryan and Juli Herzog are Halloween fanatics that truly enjoy making Halloween extra special and…

The Jackson Family’s Orchard

“You are out of your mind!" or "This is really cool!" are the two expressions I usually get from people who come to see our garden and orchard located just south of Pioneer Road and 1700 East. My wife, Sommer, loves gardening. A number of years ago for Christmas I gave her gardening classes at Thanksgiving Point from Larry Sagers.…

Gutter Sundae!

America's Top Five Favorite Ice Cream Flavors are vanilla, chocolate, Cookies 'n Cream, strawberry and chocolate chip mint. ~The World's Top Five Ice Cream Consuming Countries are Australia, America, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.