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New pop-up is part of a larger plan for more green scenery in downtown

May 4, 2023, 7:00 AM | Updated: May 6, 2023, 11:24 am

A new pop-up in downtown SLC will host food trucks, live music, Saturday evenings in the Park, and ...

A new pop-up in downtown SLC will host food trucks, live music, Saturday evenings in the Park, and more from May 1 through June. (Photo credit: Waverly Golden/ KSL NewsRadio)

(Photo credit: Waverly Golden/ KSL NewsRadio)

SALT LAKE CITY — To promote a greener downtown Salt Lake City, a new pop-up shop is open to the public. 

Through June 10, a temporary park has been created in the middle lanes of 200 E. from 300 S. to 400 S. 

This temporary park is a part of the Salt Lake City Transporation Divisions’ plan to create a “Green Loop” linear park network, integrated with city streets. The SLC Transportation Division plans to install a short-term version of the Green Loop before the real deal. 

According to the division’s webpage traffic flow will be maintained. 

The downtown pop-up has food trucks that serve at lunchtime on weekdays. And on weekends the public can enjoy food trucks, bar trucks and live music. After-work concerts are also taking place on Wednesdays from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

It features 190 trees in large soil bags, a badminton court, and a mini library. 

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