Downtown Alliance

Hosted by Jason Mathis from the Downtown Alliance, ‘Downtown SLC’ is a half hour, weekly show that discusses the people, the places and the events that help to shape Utah’s urban center. Tune into KCPW Thursday mornings at 10am to keep up to date with all things downtown!

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 is joined by Urban Designer Molly Robinson to talk about this plan, and what it means for the future of our urban center. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.1MB)

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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 Alliance, and by bar owner Bryan Borreson. They’ll discuss the Tuesday evening farmers market in Pioneer Park – which now includes bocce ball, yoga, and a beer garden – which Borreson operates. What’s […]

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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 of Exhibitions Rebecca Maxim about what’s new at UMOCA, and why Salt Lake City is coming into its own when it comes to contemporary art. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (40.9MB)

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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 have on downtown Salt Lake City. Tens of thousands of people come to town each year during the summer and winter conventions – spending millions of dollars in Utah’s capitol city. What does […]

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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 about new strategies to tackle entrenched problems in the Rio Grande neighborhood. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (41.2MB)

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