Downtown SLC Archive

EVE Winterfest: Reflecting on 2014 and Celebrating 2015

Today on Downtown SLC we’re talking about EVE, a three-day celebration with concerts, DJs, grown-up drinks, and engaging activities for kids and

Restauranteur Scott Evans on Finca, Pago, Liberty Tap Room and Hub & Spoke Eatery

Today on the program we hear from renowned Salt Lake restaurant entrepreneur Scott Evans. Evans discusses moving his tapas restaurant Finca from

The Jingle Bus – An Established Downtown Tradition

From now through December 28th, holiday visitors to downtown Salt Lake City can hop-on and off the Jingle Bus, a holiday themed

Celeste Eggert from The Road Home about Serving Utah’s Homeless Population

Today, a special Thanksgiving edition of Downtown SLC – a conversation with Celeste Eggert from The Road Home. She’ll describe their work

What’s Behind the Coworking Phenomenon in Salt Lake City?

Today on the show, we’re looking at coworking – an up-and-coming international trend that brings people of diverse backgrounds together to work

Bringing a Giant Disco Ball to the Skyline for Eve Celebration

Today on the program, we discuss the Kickstartercampaign to bring the largest disco ball in America to the sky above Salt Lake

Launch of the 2014 Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot

The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot is back! Today we’ll speak with Alison Einerson, Winter Market Manager, to hear about how

Clark Planetarium’s Seth Jarvis Discusses the Partial Solar Eclipse

On Thursday afternoon (October 23, 2014) a partial solar eclipse is occurring in much of North America. We’ll learn about safely viewing

The Role that Design Plays in Shaping the City

This week we discuss Design Week in the city. We’re joined by Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development at the Downtown Alliance,

Babs De Lay of Urban Utah Homes and Estates on Living and Working Downtown

One of the trends shaping our downtown: people making the choice to live and work in the urban core. We’re joined by

What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear

Fred Moesinger on Caffé Molise and the Evolution of Dining Downtown

Today on the program we’re joined by Fred Moesinger, Chef-Owner of Caffé Molise in downtown Salt Lake. Moesinger talks about his experience

Salt Lake Film Society Executive Director Tori Baker

Today on the show we’re joined by Tori Baker, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Film Society, to hear about the role

Making the Decision to Work (and Live) in Salt Lake’s Downtown

Today on the show we’re joined by a group of people who have chosen to work in Salt Lake City’s downtown, for

Salt Lake City Economic Development Director Stuart Clason on Quality Growth

Today we hear from Stuart Clason, Director of Economic Development for Salt Lake City. We’ll talk about the current boom in the

Salt Lake’s Six Step Plan to Address Homelessness Around Pioneer Park

Today on the program, a conversation with Salt Lake City Homeless Services Coordinator Liz Buehler about a new city initiative to improve

Peak inside Utah Flying Trapeze with Bogart McaVoy and Nick Glomb

Utah Flying Trapeze will be offering classes all summer long in beautiful Pioneer Park.  We’ll speak with Bogart McaVoy and Nick Glomb

Previewing the State of Downtown Report – and Event – With Jesse Dean

Today on the program we’re speaking with Jesse Dean, the Downtown Alliance’s Director of Urban Development. We’ll get a preview of next

Previewing the 2014 Utah Arts Festival with Lisa Sewell and Topher Horman

The Utah Arts Festival, which runs this Thursday through Sunday, is in its 38th year. We’ll speak with Arts Festival Executive Director

Discovery Gateway and the Bumble Bee Bash!

Today we hear from Kirsta Albert, Director of Development and External Relations for Discovery Gateway. We’ll talk about the role this remarkable

Kicking Off the Downtown Farmers Market with Kim Angeli and John Francis

The Downtown Farmers Market – a celebration of food and community – gets underway this Saturday. We’ll speak with Market Manager Kim

Pride Parade and Festival in Salt Lake’s Urban Center

The Utah Pride Festival takes place this week, culminating in the massive Pride Parade on Sunday. The parade, one of Utah’s largest,

ClearWater Homes and Pioneer Park Neighborhood Renovations

Today we’re joined by Micah Peters and Matt Kidds of ClearWater Homes. We’ll talk about the need to have a thriving population living

UMOCA Executive Director Kristian Anderson on Contemporary Art in SLC

Today we visit with Kristian Anderson, the new(ish) Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, or UMOCA. A conversation about

Previewing the Living Traditions Festival with Jesse Schaefer

Today on the show, we preview the 2014 Living Traditions Festival, which begins on Friday and runs through Sunday. We’ll speak with

The Twilight Concert Series – with SLC Arts Council’s Karen Krieger

Today on the show we’re looking at what is probably downtown Salt Lake City’s most popular summer event: The Twilight Concert Series.

Erin Mendenhall and Mike Johnson on the Live Green Festival and Sustainable Living

Today on the show we speak with city council member and Breathe Utah policy director Erin Mendenhall, and with Redirect Guide publisher

Spy Hop Executive Director Kasandra VerBrugghen on Media Arts for Youth

Spy Hop has been helping Utah’s youth learn digital media arts for 15 years. Today we speak with Executive Director Kasandra VerBrugghen

Ben Bolte on the Successes of GREENbike as the SLC Bike-Share Enters Year Two

Today on the show we look at the launch of the second year of GREENbike, Salt Lake City’s non-profit Bike Share program.

Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutchison on the Hive Pass and More

On today’s show we’re joined by Robin Hutchison, Director of Transportation for Salt Lake City. We’ll hear about the city’s new Hive