Host Jason Mathis talks with Christine Richmond from the Urban Land Institute and Lia Summers, Senior Art and Culture Advisor to Mayor Jackie Biskupski. They discuss plans to better utilize the space that spans the area from Washington Square to the Public Safety Building.
Host Jason Mathis talks with Market Director Alison Einerson about what’s new at the market this year and reminds everyone to bring their re-usable bags — vendors won’t be providing plastic bags this season.
Guest host Kristian Anderson of the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art talks with Steven Labrum from UMOCA’s Board of Trustees about the 2017 UMOCA Annual Gala, what it means to live downtown and their recommendations on where you should grab dinner tonight.
Host Jason Mathis speaks with Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and SLCPD Deputy Chief Josh Scharman about the effect increasing the number of jail beds throughout Salt Lake County will have on the criminal element in the Rio Grande district.
Today on the show Jason speaks with Kristin Beck, Director of Urban Activation and Public Art at the Downtown Alliance, about the Downtown Garden Stroll (Parks Pop Up on Main). In April and May, downtown bursts with colors of spring. The Garden Stroll builds upon one of the premier urban gardens in the west, at Temple […]
Today on the show Jason speaks with John Milliken, president of Salt Lake City-based Milcom, Inc., about his work with Artspace, the need for low-income housing, and the changing dynamic along 500 West. Milliken also discusses why he initially came to Utah, and why he chose to make his home in Salt Lake City.
Jesse Dean, Director or Urban Development for the Downtown Alliance joins Jason for a preview of the updated Downtown Rising Action Plan, which is meant to inform and inspire policymakers and local stakeholders. The original plan identified 8 priority projects for Salt Lake City from regional rail to the Eccles Theater. The new plan looks […]
This week, Dee Brewer Marketing and Sponsorship Director for City Creek Center, joins Jason Mathis to talk about the holidays in Downtown Salt Lake City – from Santa Visits to fountain shows to “Santa Paws” and beyond.
Today on the show, Alison Einerson, Director of the Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot – an every-other-week market in our downtown. Host Jason Mathis and Alison discuss what’s on offer at the Winter Market, and about efforts to launch a year-round market in the Rio Grande district.
Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Katherine Potter, Senior Advisor to the Redevelopment Agency and Executive Director of the Utah Performing Arts Center Agency to talk about the grand opening of the new George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Theater – taking place through this weekend. A preview of upcoming performances and […]
Today Jason speaks with Casey Staker – the owner, head chef, chief bottle washer (and much more!) at Salt Lake’s Zest Kitchen and Bar. As Zest celebrates four years in operation, Jason and Casey talk about SLC’s vegan scene, and about what it takes to make a successful restaurant downtown.
Today on the program, Jason is joined by Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown and Deputy Chief Josh Scharman for a discussion about the multi-agency, multi-faceted “Operation Diversion,” an experimental new approach to crime and drug use in the city’s Rio Grande neighborhood that offers treatment to addicts and jail time to dealers.
Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis is joined by David Litvack, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Jackie Biskupski. Salt Lake City has plans to build two new homeless resource centers as part of a larger strategy by the city and county to address homelessness in our community. Litvack and Mathis discuss what those […]
Today on the show host Jason Mathis is joined by Elizabeth Nebeker, Executive Director of the Utah Film Center. The Film Center’s 6th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival takes place at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City on September 23–25, 2016. Jason and Elizabeth offer a preview of this unique festival, […]
Today on the show, Jason is joined by Telly Gamvroulas, co-chair of the Salt Lake Greek Festival which this year runs from September 9th – 11th. They’ll preview the festival, which is in its 41st year, and discuss the history of the city’s Greek population.