Downtown News and Blog

December 05, 2022

West Side Wonders: A Few of Our Fav Shops on Downtown’s West Side

Sure, much has been said and written about vibrant downtown destinations like Main Street, Edison alley, Regent Street, The Gateway, and City Creek. But if you’re looking for a little off-the-beaten-path, hyperlocal flavor, we recommend venturing into downtown’s personality-rich west side, where the following bars, restaurants and shops are waiting for discovery—and re-discovery.Rad HatterIf you’re as in love with the chapeau resurgence as thoroughly as we are, then you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store at Gigi Pip. Dozens beautiful hat styles—designed right here in SLC—occupy this local brand’s chic and minimalist downtown flagship store. On a…
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 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…
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…