As you prepare for the weekend, here are five vital things to eat, do or just think about.

Giveaway: NHMU Chocolate Exhibit Tickets

You can win tickets to the Natural History Museum of Utah’s new exhibit on all things chocolate. All you have to do is tell us why you love chocolate, but you need to do it before April 18. Actually, right now is good.

Movie Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson’s strange and whimsical new comedy, The Grand Budapest Hotel, may be studied frame-by-frame one day. Read our review and see it this weekend at the Broadway Centre Theatre. 

Mary’s Recipe: Asparagus Tips

Mary offers four easy ways to dress up asparagus spears for your weekend shindig, including one recipe that calls for (oh, yes) bacon. 

In the Hive: Snap & Ship

Celebrate new iPhone app Instantly Framed at a launch party this Friday at Alpine Art and Frame. The app allows you to instantly frame a photo on your phone, Facebook or Instagram and have it shipped.

The Talker: A New Draw for Sugar House Park

Big changes are coming to Sugar House Park when the first phase of The Draw opens this June. Read about the future of Parley’s Trail and the 200-foot-wide, 30-foot-tall sego lily sculpture.