Downtown SLC Archive

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

Police Chief Mike Brown and Deputy Chief Josh Scharman on Operation Diversion

Today on the program, Jason is joined by Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and Deputy Chief Josh Scharman for a discussion

The City’s David Litvack on 250-bed Homeless Resource Centers

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis is joined by David Litvack, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Salt Lake

The Utah Film Center’s Elizabeth Nebeker previews the Tumbleweeds Film Festival

Today on the show host Jason Mathis is joined by Elizabeth Nebeker, Executive Director of the Utah Film Center. The Film Center’s

Previewing the Salt Lake Greek Festival with Telly Gamvroulas

Today on the show, Jason is joined by Telly Gamvroulas, co-chair of the Salt Lake Greek Festival which this year runs from

Downtown Dine O’Round and a Spotlight on Cucina Toscana

Today on the program a spotlight on Cucina Toscana as the Downtown Dine O’Round gets ready to kick off. Running September 9-25,

NOW ID Dance Company’s House of Apocalypse Fundraiser

This week on the show, members of Now ID Dance Company preview their upcoming House of Apocalypse fundraising event, which happens this

Jesse Dean on the State of Downtown Economic Benchmark Report

Today on Downtown SLC, Jason Mathis speaks with Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance. This week group released

Salt Lake County Unveils Next Steps in Homelessness Plan

Today on the show, Jason speaks to Shaleane Gee with Salt Lake County about new actions the county is proposing to address

The Impact of Two Upcoming Conventions on SLC

This week on the show Jason speaks with Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake, the Convention and Visitors

Big Data: Shaping the Future of Your City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Jack Vines, Chief Strategy Officer for Blyncsy, a company that anonymously gathers data

Authors of a New Study Examining Parking in Downtown SLC

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis is joined by Jeff Tumlin and Phil Olmstead of Nelson\Nygaard, a consulting firm that has

Eccles Theater’s Katherine Potter Discusses Grand Opening Season

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis gets an update from Katherine Potter, senior advisor to the Redevelopment Agency in Salt Lake

UMOCA’s Kristian Anderson on Art in the City

Today on the program Jason Mathis is joined by Kristian Anderson, Executive Director of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, or UMOCA.

The 40th Anniversary Utah Arts Festival

Today on the program, guest host Nick Como has a conversation with Lisa Sewell, Executive Director of the Utah Arts Festival. They

The Utah Blues Festival: Two Years and Growing

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis is joined by Brian Kelm, president of the Utah Blues Society and co-producer of the

Beehive Distilling and 25 Years of Farmers Markets in Salt Lake City

During the first half of today’s show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Chris Barlow of Beehive Distilling to talk about local

Salt Lake County’s Collective Impact on Homelessness Initiative

Today, Jason Mathis is joined by Shaleane Gee and Patrick Reimherr, senior leaders in Salt Lake County who are looking at how

Salt Lake City Launches “Downtown Rising 2.0”

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis is joined by Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development at the Downtown Alliance to discuss

Martine Cafe: Restaurant Changes as Neighborhood Evolves

Today a conversation about Martine – a fixture on the Salt Lake dining scene for decades. Host Jason Mathis speaks with Brandon

Convention of Association Leaders Coming to SLC

Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake highlights a big convention headed to our downtown in August. It’s not

Humans of Salt Lake City Works to tell Untold Stories

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Humans of Salt Lake City founder Mike Angelieri. Based on the Humans of

Salt Lake City Marathon Set for April 16th

Today on the show, the ins and outs of the various events taking place as part of the Salt Lake City Marathon.

Downtown Garden Stroll – Parks Pop Up on Main

The Downtown Garden Stroll (Parks Pop Up on Main) is back for a second year! Today, host Jason Mathis speaks with Kristin