Provo council votes to keep city hall downtown

In November, Provo voters will decide whether they want to spend $68.9 million to build a new public safety and city center building in downtown as well as a new fire station. The city council chose the option over two others on Tuesday. The other choices included moving into the old Sears building at Provo […]

Provo won’t give mall $350k to hold old Sears building, for now

Moving the Provo Police Department and city hall to the mall is still on the table. But the Provo City Council decided Tuesday night not to pay the mall owners $350,000 — yet — to take the old Sears property off the market for six months. The council voted unanimously to move the decision to […]

Volunteers wrapping for a good cause at University Place

For the last 10 years, Habitat for Humanity of Utah County has been raising money every Christmas season by wrapping gifts at Provo Towne Centre. They’re back on duty starting Saturday, but in a new place. This year Habitat wrappers will be at University Place in Orem. And instead of being in the middle of […]

Get creative with your kids at new art center in Provo

Whether your kids — or you — are interested in screen printing, painting, working with clay, weaving or another art, there’s space at the new Neighborhood Art Center at Provo Towne Centre. “We’re a mini children’s museum,” said founder and executive director Tallia Feltis. The nonprofit center opened in August and Feltis said they’ve had […]

Going up: 5 reasons 2016 was a good year for Utah Valley

It’s no secret that Utah Valley is growing by leaps and bounds, and 2016 didn’t disappoint. The LDS Church opened a new temple, cities built new parks, developers announced the reinvention of existing shopping areas and UTA is working on a new transportation option for Provo and Orem. Provo City Center Temple In December 2010, […]

Provo Towne Centre has a new owner

Provo Towne Centre has a new owner. Brixton Capital, based in San Diego, announced today that it acquired the 802,000-square-foot mall from General Growth Properties. JLL will manage and lease the property. “Provo Towne Centre’s is located in one of the fastest-growing cities in Utah that’s home to some of the world’s most successful tech […]