Downtown SLC Archive

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

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