• Downtown Macy’s to close doors

    Following an announcement Wednesday afternoon that the Downtown Spokane location of the national retail chain, Macy’s, would be closing within the next three months, Downtown Spokane continues to remain optimistic... Read more »

  • Be a part of it, 2016 Annual Meeting

    Join us in highlighting Downtown Spokane’s plans and achievements with a direct message to celebrate the year behind us and create energy for the year ahead. Together we’ll maximize Downtown’s... Read more »

  • GSI Presents Small Business Saturday

    Across the country Small Business Saturday is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving as a way to encourage support of small, local businesses. In 2010 American Express launched Small Business Saturday, and... Read more »

  • Tree talk

    While concrete, brick, and iron make up the most dominating esthetic of the urban environment, elements of nature incorporated into the landscape can make a significant impact on the appeal... Read more »

  • The University District is hiring

    ​The Spokane University District is seeking applications for full-time position supporting the day-to-day function and promotion of the UD. Marketing & Communications Project Manager, Assistant to Executive Director   This position provides a... Read more »

  • Montvale Hotel Press Release

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact  Jerry Dicker • 509-534-5805 • gvd@gvdcommercial.com August 24, 2015 Ruby Hospitality, Spokane developer Jerry Dicker's hotel and restaurant company, has purchased the historic Montvale Hotel in... Read more »

  • Sasquan is coming

    Spokane, WA The sun rose on another day in Spokane as Traveler stepped into the cool darkness of the air transport lobby. Inhaling the sweet smell of Washington, a foreign... Read more »

  • Visit Spokane: Select Spokane

    SPOKANE HOSPITALITY COMMUNITY:WE NEED YOU Our hospitality community is great about working together…and now we've got a big opportunity where we all need to come together once more. Bring Figure... Read more »

  • Night Out Against Crime 2015

    Participating vendors: Downtown Spokane Partnership Business Improvement District Spokane Police Department Spokane C.O.P.S. City of Spokane Office of Neighborhood Services Riverside Neighborhood Council Spokane Regional Transportation Council The City Gate... Read more »

  • Navigate Hoopfest

    Each year on the last weekend in July, downtown is taken over by a quarter of a million people for the World's Largest Three of Three Basketball Tournament. Hoopfest is... Read more »

  • Downtown pedestrian and street improvements

    Spokane, WA Downtown Pedestrian improvements This project will design and construct pedestrian improvement in the Downtown Core consisting primarily of structural sidewalk repair/replacement.  The project also includes minor sidewalk repair,... Read more »

  • 900* Horses

    Spokane, WA Spokane Arts, in partnership with artist Ryan Feddersen, will lead a community-enacted temporary mural, “900* Horses,” at the Tribal Gathering Place at Huntington Park, June 20 through 28, 2015. In... Read more »

  • Volunteer for downtown events

    Spokane, WA Bazaar 2014 was a big success. Make 2015 even better. Bazaar is an art market designed to help artists and craftspeople make meaningful connections with buyers and patrons,... Read more »

  • News from the University District

    Several important groundbreakings took place in the University District this month. On May 5, dirt was turned to celebrate Dave Schneider and Larry Simon’s development of the University District Apartments... Read more »

  • Support STA Proposition No. 1

    Spokane, WA For an STA memo responding to seven points in the recent Policy Center 17-page Policy Brief released last week titled, Overview of Spokane’s electric trolley proposal: The case, the cause and the concern... Read more »

  • Sportsplex

    Spokane, WA Last week the Spokane Parks Board unanimously supported the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which brings the proposed North Bank Sportsplex that much closer to reality.... Read more »

  • Downtown Egg Hunt

    Win prizes! The Easter Bunny is leaving eggs throughout downtown! You can enter to win $25 to a downtown retailer or restaurant by finding his eggs and Tweeting or Instagraming... Read more »

  • Bike commute

    Spokane, WA Now that clocks have been set forward and the weather is warming up, many of you may be considering getting back on your bike for your daily commute.... Read more »

  • Downtown Spokane 2015 Annual Magazine

    Spokane, WA Read more about downtown's 20-year transformation in the 2015 Downtown Spokane Annual Magazine.  Our once sleepy little downtown has experienced a tremendous renaissance over the past 20 years... Read more »