Downtown SLC Archive

Re-envisioning Library Square and the civic campus

Host Jason Mathis talks with Christine Richmond from the Urban Land Institute and Lia Summers, Senior Art and Culture Advisor to Mayor Jackie

3rd Annual Utah Blues Festival

Producer Emily Means talks with Brian Kelm of the Utah Blues Society about the upcoming Utah Blues Festival. Podcast: Play in new

26th Annual Downtown Farmers Market

Host Jason Mathis talks with Market Director Alison Einerson about what’s new at the market this year and reminds everyone to bring

2017 Utah Pride Festival

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Liz Pitts from the Utah Pride Center about this year’s festivities and progress made by the LGBTQ community

New High Rise Cropping Up Downtown

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Dave Kelly from Newmark Real Estate about a construction project that will bring in hundreds of jobs

2017 UMOCA Annual Gala

Guest host Kristian Anderson of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art talks with Steven Labrum from UMOCA’s Board of Trustees about the

More Jail Beds, Less Crime?

Host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and SLCPD Deputy Chief Josh Scharman about the effect increasing the

Salt Lake Chamber Celebrates 130 Years of Supporting Local Businesses

Today on the show, Jason speaks with Heidi Walker, COO of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber advocates for businesses in

Pop-up Parks on Main: A Continuing Tradition

Today on the show Jason speaks with Kristin Beck, Director of Urban Activation and Public Art at the Downtown Alliance, about the Downtown

National Immigration Forum Director Ali Noorani on the Utah Model

Today on the show Jason speaks with Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum about his book “There Goes the

Talking ‘Tactical Urbanism’ with Mike Lydon from Street Plans Collaborative

Today on the program a conversation with Mike Lydon from Street Plans about urban planning and the concept of tactical urbanism, an

Alison Einerson and Jorge Fierro on the Effect of New Funding for the Winter Market

Today on the show, Jason Mathis is joined by Alison Einerson, Director of the Downtown Farmers Market and Jorge Fierro, owner of

Internet Properties Founder Vasilios Priskos on Affordable Housing and More

Today on the show host Jason Mathis is joined by Vasilios Priskos. Priskos is the founder of and principal broker at InterNet

John Milliken on Homelessness, Artspace, and Reinvigorating Distressed Neighborhoods

Today on the show Jason speaks with local businessman John Milliken about his work with Artspace, the need for low-income housing, and

Downtown Rising Action Plan Updates: Residential and Tech Growth and More

Jesse Dean, Director or Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance joins Jason for a preview of the updated Downtown Rising Action Plan,

Spotlight on Alcohol Laws and Restaurants at the Legislature

Jason speaks today with Michele Corigliano, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association about alcohol regulations related to restaurants in

Arlyn Bradshaw on Salt Lake County Council Resolution Opposing Executive Order

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake County Council Member Arlyn Bradshaw about the action the council took

Salt Lake’s Sundance Festival Café

Today on the show, Jason speaks with Michael Mack from Visit Salt Lake about the Sundance Festival Café. During the Sundance Film

Encore Bistro at the Eccles Theater

Today on the program, Jason is joined by Derek Deitsch, Marketing Director for Cuisine Unlimited, which runs the Encore Bistro, and all

Council Members Derek Kitchen and Stan Penfold on Addressing Homelessness

Today Jason is joined by Salt Lake City Council Members Derek Kitchen and Stan Penfold for a conversation about the strategy behind

UMOCA Director Kristian Anderson on Utah’s Art Scene and the Year Ahead

Today on the show, Jason is joined by regular guest Kristian Anderson – Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art,

Ringing in the New Year with EVE Winterfest

Today on the show a preview of EVE WinterFest, the multi-day celebration with concerts, performances and activities for kids and families taking

The Jingle Bus Rolls on this Holiday Season

Now in its 5th year, the Jingle Bus rolls through downtown Salt Lake City through the holiday season every day (except Christmas)

Dee Brewer from City Creek Center Helps Kick Off the Holiday Season

This week, Dee Brewer Marketing and Sponsorship Director for City Creek Center, joins Jason Mathis to talk about the holidays in Downtown

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Reassuring Refugees and Immigrants

Today on the show, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams joins Jason Mathis for a Thanksgiving conversation about the contributions refugees and

Update on ‘Operation Diversion’ with Chief Mike Brown

Today on the program, Jason Mathis is joined by Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and Lana Dalton, Social Work Manager

Opening Weekend of the Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot

Today on the show, Alison Einerson, Director of the Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot – an every-other-week market in our

Peter Barth CEO of The Iron Yard on Coding Schools Coming to Downtown

Multiple technology coding schools have recently made downtown Salt Lake their home. Today on the show, Jason speaks with Peter Barth, President

Grand Opening of the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Katherine Potter, Senior Advisor to the Redevelopment Agency and Executive Director of the

Zest Kitchen and Bar: Vegan and Vegetarian Food in SLC

Today Jason speaks with Casey Staker – the owner, head chef, chief bottle washer (and much more!) at Salt Lake’s Zest Kitchen