Provo City has joined forces with our local music scene to create a series of music videos and a Christmas album to raise money for United Way's Sub for Santa program. The Christmas CD will be sold at participating downtown businesses for $10 and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Sub for Santa. You can download the entire album today by pre-ordering the CD online.
The long awaited Slate Canyon Trailhead is under development! Construction began in September and is planned to be completed by the beginning of December. Enhancements include: paved access road, utilities, restroom, improved trails, pavilion and picnic sites, and access to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail.
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.
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.
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.