Stories tagged: downtown spokane partnership
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
Former four-term Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett had a clear message on Thursday evening: Mid-size cities like Spokane can accomplish big things when everyone is pulling on the same rope.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
The Downtown Spokane Partnership has selected former Spokane Mayor David Condon, former city chief financial officer Gavin Cooley to receive the organization’s Legacy Award and Pete Mounsey and Anne Mounsey …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
The Spokane City Council once again balked Monday on a proposal to ban devices that emit high-pitched noises to disperse young and homeless people from areas near downtown businesses.
Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
After minor revisions, the Spokane City Council will vote Monday on a bill drafted by Councilwoman Kate Burke that would outlaw the use of the Mosquito, which emits a high-pitched …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2019
Councilwoman Kate Burke’s proposal would ban mosquito high-frequency noise machines that are used in some places downtown to deter loiterers.
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019
The Downtown Spokane Partnership has begun a new program featuring local artists to be held every Sunday on Wall Street for the rest of August.
Tue., July 9, 2019
The Downtown Spokane Partnership will offer up to $2,500 in matching rebates for property owners who make changes to their building’s exterior such as security cameras and blocking hidden spaces.
UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019
The Spokane Police Department and the Downtown Spokane Partnership hosted the Junior Police Academy on Saturday to introduce kids to the world of law enforcement.
Wed., May 22, 2019
The Downtown Spokane Partnership will plant new varieties of flowers in raised beds on Spokane Falls Boulevard Thursday.
Mon., March 11, 2019
Chad White’s new restaurant High Tide rolls in to the Skywalk downtown, serving up lobster rolls, surf-and-turf combos and chowder
Lines are forming early. High Tide opened Feb. 27 and in its first four days sold out of lobster, which is shipped from the East Coast
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019
Don Kardong and Walt and Karen Worthy will be honored Thursday for their civic contributions at the Downtown Spokane Partnership’s annual meeting.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Hope Works is run by Goodwill in partnership with the city of Spokane, Catholic Charities and the Downtown Spokane Partnership. The goal is to reach out directly to panhandlers, gather …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018
Spokane merchants are promoting Small Business Saturday with a free continental breakfast and a downtown scavenger hunt.
Mon., Nov. 12, 2018
Spokane City Council will consider raising fees for hundreds of downtown businesses inside the Business Improvement District during a hearing at their Monday meeting.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
In an effort to curtail petty property crimes such as larceny, vandalism and loitering, the city’s Business Improvement District is asking downtown business owners whether they’re interested in installing more …
Tue., May 1, 2018
Spokane is spending $100,000 on a new sophisticated sidewalk pressure washer and a custom utility vehicle to make the downtown area cleaner.
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018
The deepest pockets and most influential developers in downtown Spokane gave the city’s Plan Commission the hard sell: Lift restrictions on building heights and let the “free market” do its …
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
The devices are being leased from a Massachusetts-based company for a five-year period. Crews assigned to collecting garbage bags from dozens of bins downtown will instead focus their efforts on …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018
Spokane made National Geographic Traveler’s list of best U.S. small cities, earning high marks as a “hipster friendly” and “caffeinated” urban area.
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
U.S. consumers will spend billions of dollars on holiday gifts this year. When some of that money trickles into small retail establishments, it has an outsized effect on the local …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
12,658: That’s how many parking spaces there are in the city core, about 80 percent of which is off-street parking in privately-owned lots and garages.
Sun., June 25, 2017
Downtown Spokane is in the midst of a major transformation, with hundreds of millions of dollars in investment pouring into the city’s core. Mark Richard, president of the Downtown Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017
While Cheesecake Factory doesn’t top the list, it does make the top 10.
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017
Enforcement of existing laws that place limits on how long a particular motorist can stay on a certain city block will start July 1. Until then, violators will receive notices …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017
The Downtown Spokane Partnership and Catholic Charities made a push for help funding extended hours at the House of Charity, which will have to close during the day and end …
Tue., March 21, 2017
What’s missing from downtown Spokane’s retail and service scene? The city and several business groups hope to take the guesswork out of filling the gaps by tapping into sales analytics.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017
City officials plan to scrutinize Spokane snow plow policies after a tough winter that left streets an icy rutted mess and led to scores of complaints.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
Austin often tops lists of “Coolest American cities.” It’s residents are young, educated and trend-setting and they’re reshaping how Americans think about urban areas.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016
Inmates at the Geiger Correctional Facility have cleaned up hundreds of thousands of pounds of garbage over the past three years as part of a county-run grant program. They’re working …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
There’s a 100 percent chance of snow Saturday on Wall Street. The Downtown Spokane Partnership is hosting caroling on the freshly revamped street between River Park Square and the old …