This Friday is going to rock! The Rooftop Concert Series is celebrating their 5th Year Anniversary this Friday, October 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm. For this special show, the Rooftop Concert Series and Google Fiber are excited to announce that they have joined forces to bring bring Provo’s most successful band, Neon Trees in for the free event!! To accommodate the larger crowd, the concert has been relocated to Center Street where the stage will be hosted and back dropped by Nu Skin’s Innovation Center on 100 W Center.
Ready to clear the garage of unwanted and never–used items? Need to dispose of the cut grass and tree trimmings that weigh down the black garbage cans? Take advantage of the annual Fall Cleanup 2014.
Separate yard waste and metals and dispose of the material in dumpsters at six locations throughout the city from Sept. 22 – Nov. 1, Mon.–Fri. from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sat. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dumpsters at the compost yard are available until 6 p.m. Saturdays. (Dumpsters are closed nightly and no material may be left on the ground.)
We did it! We shattered the Guinness World Record for Largest Scavenger Hunt! Congrats to everyone who participated in Passport to Provo. We more than doubled the previous world record with 2,079 participants who completed the hunt! What an amazing day! We had families and students exploring downtown Provo, discovering new businesses, completing service projects and donating food, appreciating Provo’s arts and culture scene, and celebrating all that Provo has to offer.
NerdWallet has ranked Provo #2 for Best work-life balance! According to their numbers, employees in Provo enjoy an amazing work-life balance. Out of all 536 cities in their study, Provo received the lowest average weekly hours worked per person. Provo was analyzed by 3 different factors.
If there were a 3-digit number to call for fast response, would you use that number? What if you could call the same guy about the burned-out street light on your corner, the growing pothole that keeps catching your car's tire and the neighbor's unsightly garbage cans? Just dial 3-1-1 for just about anything troublesome. The dedicated, friendly, customer service reps can answer simple questions: "What day is my garbage picked up? When is the next city council meeting? Where do I go to vote? They can pass along complaints, suggestions, and resolve concerns
Provo is consistently recognized nationally for its outstanding quality of life, well-being, and as a beautiful place to live with unbelievable recreational opportunities. Today gives us one more reason to brag! Provo City has purchased Rock Canyon with the intent to preserve and protect its natural beauty in perpetuity! It’s not everyday you get a chance to actually purchase a canyon. This is a monumental accomplishment that brings an added value to our residents and another amenity enhancing the already incredible quality of life we enjoy in Provo.
Instead of grabbing the microphone, Mayor Curtis decided to grab the camera and hit the streets of Provo. Featured in this video is Provo’s organic music scene, array of amazing events, resurgence of our downtown, the unique dining experience, amazing recreational activities, and future projects and plans for the city. Watch this quick recap of 2013 from some of Provo's best.