Downtown News and Blog

January 19, 2021

2020 Economic Benchmark Report Released

The 2020 State of Downtown report offers insights into key industry sectors: commercial real estate, retail, residential, nightlife, arts and culture. The report was researched and compiled by the Downtown Alliance and CBRE. This report is an excellent resource for developers, planners and policymakers to help guide decisions about investing in our central business district.  Click here to view the full report
May 06, 2020

Now Serving! A list of downtown take-out and dine-in restaurants (Updated 3/16/21)

Safely enjoy pick-up, delivery and dine-in meals from your favorite downtown SLC restaurants as we all do our part to limit the spread of COVID-19. In addition to providing carry-out and dine-in options, many downtown restaurants are partnering with delivery services to provide inexpensive or even free delivery. All restaurants have intensified their already strict cleaning and distancing standards to ensure your safety. *Restaurants offering dine-in services will feature an "OPEN FOR DINE-IN" distinction. A: Alibi - -  Apollo Burger - Arempas - -  Argentina's Best Empenadas - B: Bambara - -  Bangkok Terrace - Bar X…


March 22, 2021

Frontline Workers can now get Vaccinated!

Attention all downtown restaurant, bar, retail, arts and hospitality workers 16 or older. Below is…
March 16, 2021

Salt Lake Film Society Emerges from the Pandemic Refocused on Community

When the pandemic made its abrupt arrival in Utah a year ago, the Salt Lake…
March 12, 2021

We're Hiring - Urban Affairs Program Manager

Urban Affairs Program Manager Position Description The Urban Affairs Program Manager is responsible for managing…
February 05, 2021

Word on the Street - February 2021

It’s starting to feel like we’re in the home stretch of the pandemic with vaccine…
February 02, 2021

Valentine's Day - Downtown Gift and Dining Deals

Ditch the chalky conversation candy hearts this Valentine's Day and head downtown where you'll find…
January 29, 2021

Downtown Alliance Legislative Watch 2021

The Downtown Alliance, with the support of the Salt Lake Chamber policy team, is monitoring…
January 28, 2021

Downtown Alliance Responds to Mayor's State of the City Address

Mayor Mendenhall’s State of the City address reminded us of what an unexpected and extraordinary…
January 26, 2021

Meet the 2020 Downtown Achievement Award Recipients

Each year, the Downtown Alliance recognizes extraordinary contributions to downtown’s vitality, safety and livability with…
December 28, 2020

Where Can I Spend My Downtown Dollars?

Whether you treated yourself with some Downtown Dollars or received them as a gift during…