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OTW Barricades at the Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City

The diversity of Salt Lake City was celebrated again this year at the Living Traditions Festival. The festival, held annually at Library Square, has been drawing performers, cooks, and craftspeople for over thirty years. The free event is organized and hosted by the Salt Lake City Arts Council and this year over 70 different cultural …

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St. Patty’s Day Parade

The Hibernian Society of Utah exists to preserve and promote Irish history, culture and traditions in Utah. This year at the 41st annual St. Patty’s Day parade, folks came out in droves dawning green garb, traditional Irish dress and great big smiles. The parade march began at 200 South and 500 East and proceeded west …

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OTW Safety at Night on Commonwealth

Summer is event season at OTW Safety. Just down the street from our offices at Night on Commonwealth there were live local bands, beat boy dancers, artists selling their wares, food trucks and of course, a bar with wine, beer, and Dented Brick Distillery cocktails! Our colorful crowd barricades and signage were put to good …

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OTW Safety at the Petzl Di’namik Bouldering Contest

Every year, outdoor enthusiasts descend on Salt Lake City to sample all the industry’s latest gear. This ocean of puffy jackets, beards, and beanies provides the perfect backdrop for some friendly (and very intense) competition — the Petzl Di’namik Bouldering Championship. This year’s competition, featuring some of the best climbers in the world, proved to …

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A Stampede Caused by Metal Barricades

According to an article published by The Commercial Appeal back in May, crowds on Beale Street in Memphis mistook crashing metal barricades for gunshots and started fleeing in all directions. Hundreds of people ran toward the exits, two were arrested, and others ended up in the hospital. Beale Street is a historic district in downtown …

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