Downtown News and Blog

September 30, 2022

17 Ways To Do Brunch in Downtown SLC

While some may be lamenting October's shortening days and cooling temps, this fall we’ll be keeping summer’s carefree vibes going by indulging in the weekend meal mashup known as brunch. Following are 17 options for spending a leisurely Saturday or Sunday in downtown Salt Lake City fueled by great food, creative libations, live music and even a drag queen or two.At The Rose Establishment, the terms locally sourced and farm-to-table are not just marketing speak, they are the lodestar for by which every dish on this stalwart café’s menu is created. If you’re in the mood for veggies (much…
September 02, 2022

BREAKING NEWS! EIGHT NEW RESTAURANT & BARS COMING TO 200 SOUTH

Let’s crack some eggs and break some news: Curry Up Now and Mortar and Pestle are no more. The national chain that took over Cedars of Lebanon and served Indian fast casual populated the space for just two years. We’ll miss their tikka masala but are VERY excited to have locally-owned Laziz spread its wings into downtown. Kafta Burgers all around! The plan is to open in mid-September… and look for that adorable tiny bar in the back to be updated and renamed Back Door. Hey, don’t overthink it! Across the street, a new owner is remodeling what was…

 

November 15, 2022

HOT BUNS, A HALF-DOZEN NEW EATERIES, AND A FINAL TEASE IS DEF WORTH THE READ

ON THE STREET--NOVEMBER Every few weeks, when we publish an On The Street column, we…
October 27, 2022

THE GLORIOUS RETURN OF THE BUSINESS LUNCH

During the last two and a half years, the metamorphic effect of administrators and white…
October 18, 2022

Performing Arts’ Triumphant Return to Downtown Salt Lake

After two years of cancellations, postponements and other COVID-19 shenanigans, the 2022-23 performing arts season…
September 21, 2022

An ICON of downtown has passed

“Our city has lost a friend. For more than twenty years, Valter Nassi has been…
August 03, 2022

TOYS, JEWELRY, AND GEMS: NEW SHOPS!

In-store shopping is coming back in a big way and it is driving entrepreneurs to…
July 13, 2022

PIE AND BEER DAY + LOCALLY MADE LOCALLY PLAYED

After a two-year hiatus, Pie and Beer Day comes to The Gateway combined with the…
July 13, 2022

NEW VENDORS AT DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET!

While more than 40 farmers markets dot Utah from north to south, few compare in…
July 05, 2022

ICE CREAM NEWS AND A FEW SCOOPS

We’ve got the inside scoop on not one but TWO ice cream opportunities to help…
April 15, 2022

State of Downtown 2022

Join us to celebrate downtown and the creators who are making it vibrant, prosperous, and…