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LDS Church closes Temple Sq., different downtown points of interest, due to coronavirus

Editor’s be aware • The Salt Lake Tribune is offering readers free entry to essential native tales in regards to the coronavirus throughout this time of heightened concern. See extra protection here. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints introduced Friday that it might shut Temple Sq., together with its libraries, museum and different customer points of interest in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis, in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The closures took impact at 5 p.m. Friday, in keeping with a news release, and can final “till additional discover.”…

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Downtown Salt Lake Metropolis eating places simply misplaced some huge cash with ban on public LDS convention attendance

Wednesday’s determination by church leaders to have a virtual-only convention — a transfer to assist stop the unfold of the coronavirus — “will possible have a cloth affect on Salt Lake Metropolis eating places,” mentioned Brad Plothow, vice chairman of communications at Womply, a nationwide software program firm that tracks small-business gross sales. “Final yr,” he mentioned, “the Saturday of Basic Convention was the No. 1 income day of the whole yr for Salt Lake Metropolis eateries.” Gross sales on that day, April 6, had been up 13% for a…

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As MLS groups migrate downtown, RSL’s suburban Rio Tinto Stadium is getting a makeover to stay a draw

MLS STADIUMS — OLDEST TO NEWEST Nippert Stadium, FC Cincinnati, 1915 Soldier Discipline, Chicago Hearth, 1924 Windfall Park, Portland Timbers, 1926 Lockhart Stadium, Inter Miami, 1959 BC Place, Vancouver Whitecaps, 1983 MAPFRE Stadium, Columbus Crew, 1999 Nissan Stadium, Nashville SC, 1999 CenturyLink Discipline, Seattle Sounders, 2002 Gillette Stadium, New England Revolution, 2002 Dignity Well being Sports activities Park, L.A. Galaxy, 2003 Toyota Stadium, FC Dallas, 2005 BMO Discipline, Toronto FC, 2007 Dick’s Sporting Items Park, Colorado Rapids, 2007 Rio Tinto Stadium, Actual Salt Lake, 2008 Saputo Stadium, Montreal Influence, 2008…

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Provo could clear the best way for brewpubs to maneuver into the town’s downtown, procuring areas

Financial improvement and conservative tradition will come to a head Tuesday, when Provo decides whether or not eating places — in sure areas of the town — ought to be allowed to brew their very own beer. The Metropolis Council is predicted to vote on a land-use change that will enable manufacturing of beer in two separate downtown industrial zones in addition to The Shops at Riverwoods and Provo Towne Centre procuring areas. Having brewpubs could be a big step for Utah County’s largest metropolis, which has not allowed manufacturing…

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A whole lot of 1000’s anticipated to flood downtown Kansas Metropolis for Chiefs Tremendous Bowl parade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A whole lot of 1000’s are anticipated to flood downtown Kansas Metropolis on Wednesday regardless of a predicted winter storm because the triumphant Chiefs deliver residence a Tremendous Bowl trophy for the primary time in 50 years. A number of faculties within the space canceled lessons, liberating up buses to haul followers to the celebration of the staff’s come-from-behind 31-20 win in opposition to San Francisco. “It is a celebration that’s a very long time within the making,”stated Mayor Quinton Lucas throughout a information convention Tuesday…

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Outdated Highway House shelter in downtown Salt Lake Metropolis demolished

Development crews started tearing down the partitions of Salt Lake Metropolis’s former downtown emergency homeless shelter Monday, marking the symbolic finish of an previous mannequin for offering companies for the world’s unsheltered populations. It’s unclear, for now, what’s subsequent for the positioning of The Highway House’s former shelter at 210 S. Rio Grande St., which is owned by the state and positioned in a chief space for brand new improvement as downtown expands westward. “We’ll end the demolition, we are going to make the property secure, clear it up, ensure…

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Salt Lake Metropolis braces for visitors issues as 5 skyscrapers rise amid a wave of downtown development

In case you drive within the coronary heart of Salt Lake Metropolis, the downtown constructing increase is about to get very actual. Metropolis crews, in the meantime, will even embark on a number of main road repairs as a part of a $87 million street reconstruction bond accepted in November — together with upgrades to 200 South from downtown eastward to the College of Utah. “Fourteen cranes over town on six totally different initiatives,” mentioned Dee Brewer, government director of the Downtown Alliance, an arm of the Salt Lake Chamber.…

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Downtown Tokyo’s homeless worry elimination forward of Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Shelters manufactured from cardboard begin popping up within the basement of Tokyo’s Shinjuku prepare station proper earlier than the shutters come down at 11 p.m., in corridors the place “salarymen” speeding residence and {couples} on late-night dates have simply handed by. Dozens of homeless individuals sleeping tough in such spots fear that with Japan’s picture at stake authorities will pressure them to maneuver forward of the Olympics. Already, safety officers have warned them they may probably have to search out much less seen places by the top…

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Police: 6 individuals shot, 1 useless in downtown Seattle

Seattle • Six individuals have been shot in downtown Seattle and a kind of individuals has died, authorities stated. Seattle Fireplace Chief Harold Scoggins stated authorities started receiving calls at about 5 p.m. Wednesday of a number of gunshot victims. One individual was discovered useless in a closely trafficked space of downtown and 5 others have been taken to a Seattle hospital, he stated. Police Chief Carmen Finest stated what they imagine is a lone suspect fled and police are trying to find him. A number of police items, together…

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