DOWNTOWN - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DOWNTOWN News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Salt Lake City’s mid-week Harvest Market at Pioneer Park today http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58312854-223/market-lake-salt-300.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58312854-223/market-lake-salt-300.html.csp">Salt Lake City’s mid-week Harvest Market at Pioneer Park today</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T15:08:16.864-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 03:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Tuesday Harvest Market continues today from 4 p.m. to dusk at Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City. The show goes on, even if its raining, according to Nick Como, spokesman for the Downtown Alliance, which sponsors the event. This laid-back produce market features about 30 vendors who sell locally-grown produce as well as baked goods, salsas and other treats. New this year is a live music program beginning at 6 p.m. and featuring local musicians performing everything from bluegrass...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312854@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:08:16 MDT Six hurt in downtown Salt Lake City club shooting http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58305996-78/lougy-lake-salt-club.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58305996-78/lougy-lake-salt-club.html.csp">Six hurt in downtown Salt Lake City club shooting</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:37:48.978-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Six people were hurt Saturday after someone opened fire in a downtown Salt Lake City club. The shooter was inside Inferno Cantina, at 122 W. Pierpont Ave., when he opened fire about 11:45 p.m., said Salt Lake City Police Detective Cody Lougy. Six people were hit, with injuries ranging from minor to “very serious,” Lougy said. While their injuries are not expected to be life threatening, the detective also cautioned that it’s still early into the investigation. “As soon as [officers] arrived, th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58305996@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:37:48 MDT Zombie walk lurches through downtown Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58282219-78/lake-salt-walk-zombie.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58282219-78/lake-salt-walk-zombie.html.csp">Zombie walk lurches through downtown Salt Lake City</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T08:23:26.064-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:23AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The undead looked for food during the seventh annual Salt Lake City Zombie Walk on Sunday. Utah’s undead strolled — or lurched and moaned, as the case may be — through downtown Salt Lake City. Participants proved that even zombies have a heart by donating canned goods to the Utah Food Bank. For more information on the zombie walk, go to www.facebook.com/slczombiewalk. For more photos, go to sltrib.com.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282219@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:23:26 MDT Sanders turns the page, scouts for new home for his bookstore http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276755-78/sanders-downtown-development-lake.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276755-78/sanders-downtown-development-lake.html.csp">Sanders turns the page, scouts for new home for his bookstore</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T09:00:42.494-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 09:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The world inside Ken Sanders’ bookshop ties Utah firmly to its past, just as the white-brick building on 200 East in Salt Lake City anchors a dozen other quirky stores on that downtown corner. Sanders, 62, has stuck at the location for 17 years, solidifying his business steadily while price-smashing digital sales and retail chains wiped out most stores like it. Now the shop and adjoining vintage and specialty outlets have to move after residential developer Ivory Homes leased the land from the o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276755@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:00:42 MDT Editorial: Another streetcar not necessarily what downtown SLC needs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58242292-82/downtown-rail-streetcar-bus.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58242292-82/downtown-rail-streetcar-bus.html.csp">Editorial: Another streetcar not necessarily what downtown SLC needs</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T09:37:01.502-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Astronomer Carl Sagan — the Neil deGrasse Tyson of his time — was once trying to dismiss pseudo-scientific legends of Bermuda Triangle-like mysteries by noting that it was always airplanes and ships that went missing, never trains. To which TV host Dick Cavett — the Jon Stewart of his time — immediately rejoined, “I can see you’ve never waited for the Long Island Railroad.” Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker doesn’t want to wait to start the process toward building another city-UTA streetcar lin...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58242292@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:37:01 MDT SLCPD: Downtown rollover victim in serious condition http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232596-78/condition-woman-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58232596-78/condition-woman-lake-salt.html.csp">SLCPD: Downtown rollover victim in serious condition</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-28T12:54:15.361-06:00">Updated Jul 28, 2014 12:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A woman was in serious condition on Monday, the day after her van crashed into three other vehicles and rolled in downtown Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City police did not release the woman’s identity, but confirmed her vital signs had been stabilized and that she was expected to recover. The accident occurred just after 10 a.m. Sunday when the woman’s eastbound van slammed into three parked cars near 300 South and 470 East. She initially was reported to be in critical condition. The cause of the c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58232596@www.sltrib.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:54:15 MDT New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207122-79/butts-cigarette-orleans-downtown.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58207122-79/butts-cigarette-orleans-downtown.html.csp">New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STACEY PLAISANCE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:59:44.926-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Orleans •In New Orleans, discarded butts are being turned into something useful. The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday. Developers of the program say New Orleans is the first U.S. city to participate in a large-scale recycling effort launched in Canada last year. Trenton, New Jersey- based recycling company TerraCycle Inc. developed the program in 2012. The first citywide receptacles were placed in Vancouver, British Columbia, in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582071222014-07-21T15:59:44.926-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T15:59:44.926-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207122@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:59:44 MDT Editorial: LDS commitment to downtown now bearing fruit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58175045-82/downtown-center-church-commitment.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58175045-82/downtown-center-church-commitment.html.csp">Editorial: LDS commitment to downtown now bearing fruit</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-13T09:38:01.971-06:00">Updated Jul 13, 2014 09:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Five years ago there wasn’t much to do on Salt Lake City’s Main Street unless you wanted to buy a kilt from Edinburgh Castle. From the giant craters next to Temple Square to the empty storefronts stretching south, the city’s historic central business district looked war-torn. But downtown never lost its support system, including its largest institutional resident, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the middle of the Great Recession — when virtually no one in the country was w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58175045@www.sltrib.com Sun, 13 Jul 2014 09:38:01 MDT Record sales point to Salt Lake City’s rebounding downtown http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58170383-78/downtown-salt-lake-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58170383-78/downtown-salt-lake-business.html.csp">Record sales point to Salt Lake City’s rebounding downtown</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T09:43:52.239-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Retailers in Salt Lake City’s core amassed a record $800 million in sales in 2013 as younger residents, suburban dwellers and tourists sought out downtown restaurants, bars, stores and night life. Downtown’s business clout within Salt Lake County and its overall vibrancy have improved dramatically in the past year, according to an annual snapshot of the core’s economic and overall health. Defined by the 84101 and 84111 ZIP codes, the central business district now makes up 10.8 percent of the co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58170383@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:43:52 MDT Letter: Nineteenth Century progressives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58109734-82/century-lake-salt-1870.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58109734-82/century-lake-salt-1870.html.csp">Letter: Nineteenth Century progressives</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T11:31:04.042-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Many political and moral issues are hotbeds of activity in downtown Salt Lake this year. I do find it somewhat ironic that Utah endorsed women’s suffrage in 1870. James Mone Salt Lake City</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58109734@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:31:04 MDT Seattle firm buys downtown Salt Lake City’s historic Boston Building http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105177-79/building-boston-lake-salt.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58105177-79/building-boston-lake-salt.html.csp">Seattle firm buys downtown Salt Lake City’s historic Boston Building</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lisa Carricaburu</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T16:24:33.713-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 04:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Seattle-based real estate investment company has purchased the historic Boston Building in downtown Salt Lake City for an undisclosed price. Unico Properties LLC bought the 11-story, 105,649-square-foot office building and an interest in an adjacent parking garage from Chicago-based Hamilton Partners, Unico announced Monday. The acquisition is the first in Salt Lake City for the Seattle company, which said Hamilton Partners will continue to manage the property for one year. “It’s a spectacular...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58105177@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:24:33 MDT