Downtown SLC Archive

A Conversation with Pioneer Park Coalition Chairman Scott Howell

Today on the show host Jason Mathis is joined by Scott Howell, Chair of the Pioneer Park Coalition, for a conversation about

City Creek Center and the Rebirth of Downtown

On this Thanksgiving show, a look at City Creek Center’s role in the re-emergence of Salt Lake City’s urban center. Host Jason

Salt Lake’s GREENbike Program Reaches a Major Milestone

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Ben Bolte, Founder and Director of GREENbike, about downtown SLC’s growing bike share

Launching the 2015 Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot (this Saturday!)

The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot returns for its third year, beginning this Saturday. Today we’ll speak with Alison Einerson, Winter

Pros of the Prop 1 Ballot Initiative with Utah Transportation Coalition Director Abby Albrecht

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Abby Albrecht, Director of the Utah Transportation Coaltion about Prop 1. If passed,

SLC Transportation Director Robin Hutchinson on Building the Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Cities

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Robin Hutchinson, Transportation Director for Salt Lake City. They discuss Hutchinson’s efforts to

Jill Remington Love on Enterprise SLC and Economic Development

Today on the program host Jason Mathis speaks with Jill Remington Love, Director of Community and Economic Development for Salt Lake City

Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis on Mars, Eclipses, and all things Astronomical

Today on the program, Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis talks to host Jason Mathis about NASA’s Martian water announcement, the recent lunar

Previewing the Tumbleweeds Film Festival (for Kids!)

Today on the show, Patrick Hubley, Artistic Director with the Utah Film Festival and founder of the Tumbleweeds Film Festival. Tumbleweeds runs

Previewing the Downtown Dine O’Round

Today on Downtown SLC a look at the Salt Lake Dine O’Round, which features 50 restaurants offering $5 or $10 lunches, as

SLC Urban Designer Molly Robinson on the Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Master Plan was unanimously approved by the Salt Lake Planning Commission last week. Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis

Growing the Tuesday Evening Farmers Market

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Kim Angeli Selin, Senior Director of Events and Programs at the Downtown

UMOCA’s Kristen Anderson and Guests Highlight Museum’s Offerings

Today on the program UMOCA Executive Director Kristen Anderson guest-hosts the show and speaks with local artist Gary Vlasic and UMOCA Curator

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market’s Big Impact on SLC

Michael Mack, VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake, joins host Jason Mathis to discuss the impact that the Outdoor Retailer shows

Taking Back the Rio Grand Neighborhood

Today, Acting Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown, and Spy Hop Executive Director Kasandra VerBrugghen join host Jason Mathis to talk

Days of 47 Rodeo Brings more than Just Rodeo

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis interviews Kem Gardner of the Days of 47 Rodeo. There’s more to this celebration of

The State of Downtown

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis gets a preview of the upcoming State of Downtown event with Jesse Dean, Director of

2015 Utah Arts Fest Preview

Today on Downtown SLC, a preview of the 39th annual Utah Arts Festival with Lisa Sewell, Executive Director of the festival. Some

2015 Pride Festival, Parade, and Events Preview

Today on Downtown SLC, we feature a conversation with Mathew Landis, Talent Director for the Utah Pride Festival, and with Sarah Luks-Morgan,

Contemplating a 24-Hour Public Library in the Heart of Salt Lake

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis discusses the idea of keeping the downtown Main Library open all the time – with

Wine Academy of Utah Founder Jim Santangelo on Understanding Wines

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Jim Santangelo, who is the founder of the Wine Academy of Utah. We’ll

UMOCA’s Kristian Anderson Talks Contemporary Art in SLC

Today on the program host Jason Mathis speaks with Kristian Anderson, Executive Director of UMOCA – the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

New Utah Film Center Executive Director Elizabeth Nebeker

Salt Lake City is a hub for independent film. Opportunities abound for locals to get exposed to a wide range of film

Salt Lake City Selected as 8th Google Fiber City

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Devon Baer, Associate City Manager with Google Fiber. Google announced this week that

SL County Data Innovation Director Fraser Nelson on Homelessness

Despite major gains in addressing chronic homelessness in our community, problems persist. Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Fraser

An Overhaul for Salt Lake’s Parking Meters

Today on the show we hear from Salt Lake City Transportation Director Robin Hutcheson about an overhaul of how paid parking works

Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan at the Legislature

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by the American Cancer Society’s Brooke Carlisle to talk about Healthy Utah, Gov.

Michael Mack VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake on Convention Business

Today on the show we’ll speak with Michael Mack, Vice President of Services at Visit Salt Lake, about a major economic driver

Squatters Co-founder Peter Cole on Salt Lake Brewing and where it’s Headed

Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis sits down with Peter Cole, Co-founder of Squatters Craft Beers, to talk about the history

SLC Deputy Chief of Staff Jill Remington Love on Homelessness

Today we look at the mayor’s commission to evaluate homeless service facilities. Host Jason Mathis is joined by Jill Remington Love, a