Downtown SLC Archive

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on the Prospects for a Convention Center Hotel

On today’s show we’re joined by Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams. We’ll hear about his support at the state legislature for

Rep. Brian King on Giving Employers Incentives to Hire Homeless People

Today we’ll hear from Rep. Brian King (D – Salt Lake City) about an innovative bill he is sponsoring at the state

John Dahlstrom of Wasatch Commercial on Attracting Businesses and Residents Downtown

Today on Downtown SLC we’ll speak with John Dahlstrom, Executive Vice President of Wasatch Commercial. The company owns many of the largest

Volunteers of America and Helping Homeless Youth Downtown

Today we speak with Zachary Bale of the nonprofit Volunteers of America, about the challenges of providing services to Salt Lake’s homeless

Michael Mack on the Value of the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show

Today on the show we’re joined by Michael Mack, VP of Services for Visit Salt Lake – the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Legislative Preview with Downtown Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck

Utah’s Legislative Session is coming up fast. Today we’re joined by Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck to get a preview of the session and

Scott Beck on Bringing a Convention Hotel to Salt Lake City

The idea of a convention headquarters hotel in downtown Salt Lake has been discussed for decades. This would be a large new

A Preview of EVE – Salt Lake’s Premier New Years Event

Today on the show we’re joined by Topher Horman, Creative Director of EVE to talk about coming together as a community to

Holiday Happenings at the Refreshed Gateway Shopping Center

In 2001 The Gateway opened its doors as Utah’s premier shopping destination. Now, 12 years later, it is in the midst of

A Helping Hand for the Homeless for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and show gratitude. But it also marks the beginning of a season in which many Utahns

City Creek Center as Downtown Anchor and Holiday Shopping Destination

This week we’re joined by Dee Brewer, Marketing and Sponsorship Director for City Creek Center. We’ll be talking holiday shopping, and looking

Exploring Development Downtown with Vasilios Priskos of Internet Properties

Today on the show we speak with Internet Properties founder Vasilios Priskos, who owns or represents dozens of buildings in the downtown

Launching a New Winter Farmers Market at the Rio Grande Depot

Today on the show we have a conversation with Alison Einerson who manages Salt Lake’s new Winter Market. The bi-weekly farmers market

Salt Lake City’s Downtown Master Plan

On today’s show Jason discusses Salt Lake City’s downtown master plan.  Joining him is the studio is Molly Robinson.  She is the

Of Meat and Marrow: SB Dance’s Rock Opera Dance Circus – for Halloween

On the show today we preview a new production by Salt Lake’s SB Dance Company. Of Meat and Marrow is billed as

Delving into Design with Robyn Erkelens, Chair of Salt Lake Design Week

How does design affect our daily lives and how can we define what is good design? Salt Lake Design Week Chair Robyn

An In-Depth Look at Salt Lake’s Innovative Bike Share Program

Green Bike, Salt Lake’s bike-share program, has been far more successful than anticipated. We speak today with Ben Bolte, Director of the

An Advance Look at Dine O’Round, a Downtown Tradition

Today on the program: Dine O’Round! We look at 17 days of deals at 47 different Salt Lake eateries with restaurateurs Judy

Previewing the Greek Festival with Members of Salt Lake’s Greek Community

Today we get a preview of the Salt Lake Greek Festival, downtown’s oldest and largest ethnic festival, from Jeff Chipian and Alexis

The Rose Exposed: Looking at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center’s Eclectic Event

The Rose Exposed is a two day festival that highlights the array of performers who utilize the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutchinson on Parking in Downtown Salt Lake

Today on the program we have a conversation with Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutchinson about how parking is managed, and

Salt Lake City Weekly’s John Saltas Talks Main Street, Liquor Laws and a City in Flux

Today on the show, Salt Lake City Weekly founder and publisher John Saltas talks about changes to the city’s downtown since he