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Katie Bald katie@cityhomecollective.com Katie Bald is a fervent fighter for the rights of the Oxford comma and a practitioner of the pop-culture pen. That is to say -- as a very regular contributor to our COLLECTIVE blog -- she'll be sprinkling most of her well-written stories with either hip-hop lyrics or movie quotes. As our editor's right-hand gal, Katie will aid in whipping the copy on our site into tip-top shape. An English graduate of the University of Utah, this bird is a firm believer in the Ray Bradbury school of thought: says he, "You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you.”
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When our clients purchased this home last year (with this stellar CHC agent), they knew that both the bones and the location were in good order. The ’70s brick rambler is perched at the tip-top of the Avenues, and thus, had the potential to


Christmas Art Adoption | Give + Get

Those gift-giving holidays are upon us, folks, and we’ve been nudging you in the “shop local” direction from the jump. You see, we live for making lists and checking them twice as much as the next guy, and if we can get goodies for


Living Local | It’s Multifocal

For better or worse, it’s upon us: ‘Tis the season to go shopping. True, it’s the season of giving, but the fact of the matter is, in order to “give”, often times one must “purchase”. And as far as we’re concerned, you can check


GO VOTE. | But seriously…

It’s a rare thing for us to weigh in on politically-charged/-related issues, we know. We are, after all, a COLLECTIVE of individuals…and the opinions within these South Temple walls are as varied as they are in any diverse gang. So, while we don’t wish


Allies Dinner 2016 | Everyday Rebels

Every year we look forward to the annual Equality Utah Allies Dinner, and every year our COLLECTIVE socks are knocked right off. This year, happily, was no exception. The annual bash–which celebrates all that has been done and is yet to do in the


Tower of Terror | Get Scurred

COLLECTIVELY, we’re probably pretty similar to the rest of you lovers of Utah. Come this time of year, we start to get giddy with anticipation for that foliage change that rocks Warhol-esque levels of pop, some solid beer and brat-branded get-togethers, and the perfect


Brew + ‘Q | We Heart Local Biz

It has nearly arrived, folks–the event we look forward to all year long. It’s bigger than Shark Week. It’s bigger than the Puppy Bowl. It’s bigger than Sports Illustrated‘s Swimsuit Issue. It’s the 4th Annual cityhomeCOLLECTIVE Brew + ‘Q! We hire a DJ, we find


The Enclave | Hillside Hideaways

Utah is pretty, y’all. Sure, we tire of those triple-digit temps come August, and we’ve been known to gripe about the struggle of a fresh snowfall (not everyone has a garage, you know), but truth is, we’re absolutely smitten with this state–whatever her weather.


Find Your Space | Amy + Kerri

With each new ad, our campaign gets a touch stronger. Find Your Space is more than a mantra…it’s an abbreviated version of something we fervently believe. Find (or create) the space in which you decidedly belong, and it will come back to you in


Find Your Space | Vol. Eleven

YOUR HOME IS YOUR SANCTUARY. WE SUGGEST YOU OWN IT. We fancy ourselves a bit of a ragtag bunch, but we’re a COLLECTIVE for a reason. We know that family is sometimes made rather than given upon birth, and we’ll proudly wear that brotherly badge for


The Decline of Western Civilization

This salty town is simply teeming with fun things to do year round, if one knows where to look (hint: it’s right here). There are farmers markets, summer concerts, crafty festivals, proud parades, and bad-ass parking lot parties (we’ll see you there) happening near-nightly,


Enos A. Wall Mansion Renovation

As residents of one of the most savory of Salt Lake’s streets–South Temple–we have come to appreciate the importance of good neighbors. Yes, we think we’ve got it pretty good. We relish the changing of the leaves on this tree-lined street (which is coming sooner