Media Coverage

As seen on TV and Radio, view all of Anchorage Downtown Partnership Ltd.’s coverage here! Featuring Music in the Park and other great events!


“ANCHORAGE DOWNTOWN PARNTERSHIP”

August 4, 2016 — Ron Holmstrom

Check out our very own Penny Smythe discussing what Anchorage Downtown Partnership is all about – from Clean and Safe services to all of the free events hosted downtown. View the article here!


“ANCHORAGE TEAMS WITH ARTIST CO-OP TO FOSTER CREATIVITY AND COMMUNITY”

August 3, 2016 — Ammon Swenson, Alaska Public Media

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We are proud of our partnership with the Anchorage Artist Co-Op! They’re dedicated to enlivening downtown through various art forms – check out this read on what its all about. View the article here!


“AGENCIES LAUNCH DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE SECURITY HOTLINE”

July 25, 2016 — Devin Kelly at Alaska Dispatch News

“Two downtown Anchorage agencies have launched a security hotline that officials say is aimed at cleaning up downtown and helping visitors feel safe and comfortable.” Check out this great article on our Safety First campaign (in conjunction with EasyPark.) View the article here!


“THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO SUMMER FESTIVALS IN ANCHORAGE ALASKA”

June, 2016 — Creekwood Inn, Alaska

“It’s a total blast, and includes the Hero Games, Rage City Roller Girls, a petting zoo and giant sandbox for the kids,…” View the rest here!


“‘PARADE OF BEARS’ COMES TO DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE”

June 26, 2016 — Mike Dunham at Alaska Dispatch News

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In the past we’ve had the salmon walk, we still have the planet walk, and now we have Bears on Parade! Check it out here, and stop by the Visit Anchorage log cabin to get a map of the bears around downtown. View the article here!


“SUMMER SOLSTICE”

June, 2016 — Michael Dinneen at Visit Anchorage

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“Downtown turns into one big celebration on June 18, with the Solstice Festival & Hero Games, an Anchorage Downtown Partnership, Ltd. Production, taking over Fourth Avenue and Town Square. Artists, musicians and other performers transform Fourth Avenue into a party…” View the rest here!


“ANCHORAGE CELEBRATES SUMMER SOLSTICE”

June 19, 2016 — Marissa Silver at YourAlaskaLink

View the full article here.


“AT HERO GAMES, FIRST RESPONDERS AND MILITARY THANK COMMUNITY FOR SUPPORT”

June 19, 2016 — Eric Ruble at KTVA Alaska

“One of Rhodes’ teammates is Justin Mills, the commander of the 545th MP Company. His wife said the Hero Games are a reminder of how much Anchorage cares about its first responders and military communities.”

View the full article here.


“SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL IN DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE”

June 17, 2016 — Marlise Irby at YourAlaskaLink

“Thousands of locals and tourists will be in downtown anchorage soaking up the solstice sun at one of anchorages most highly anticipated summer events.”

View the full article here.


 “FREE CONCERT SERIES “LIVE AT FIVE” BRINGS HUNDREDS TO DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE”

June 16, 2016 — Marlise Irby at YourAlaskaLink

At this week’s Live After Five, the band H3 drew in an estimated 2,000 people to Town Square Park over the course of just two hours! You can catch Live After Five every Thursday night through July.

View the full article here.


“HIGHEST ATTENDANCE EXPECTED AT CONCERT SERIES IN TOWN SQUARE”

June 15, 2016 — Marlise Irby at Fox

 

View the full article here.


“DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL: A One-of-a-Kind Summer Celebration”

June 13, 2016 —Thomas Schultz at Resorts & Lodges

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“Summer in Alaska can be a magical time. Whether you’re trekking through the stunning wilderness or taking part in one of Alaska’s great events or festivals, you’re in for an unmatched experience…” Read the article here!


“DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES KICKS OFF”

June 1, 2016 — Bonney Bowman at KTVA Alaska

View the full article here.


 “OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERT SERIES RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN ANCHORAGE”

June 1, 2016 — Christina Lob at Your Alaska Link

View the full article here.


“FOUNTAIN IN ANCHORAGE’S VICE-PLAGUED TOWN SQUARE PARK TO BE TORN DOWN”

May 26, 2016 — David Kelly at Alaska Dispatch News

“In a news conference at the back of the fountain, where people often curl up in blankets or sleeping bags, Berkowitz said the city will also try to improve the square by boosting the number of police officers patrolling it.” View the rest here!


“CONCRETE FOUNTAIN COMES DOWN IN SOGGY TOWN SQUARE”

May 25, 2016 — Paula Dobbyn at KTUU

“Berkowitz said the Anchorage Downtown Partnership plans to beef up the number of public events in the park and will work with the Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) to offer free parking nearby during certain times of the day to attract people to the park.” View the rest here!


“DEMOLITION BEGINS ON TOWN SQUARE PARK FOUNTAIN”

June 6, 2016 — Shannon Ballard at KTVA

View the article here!


 

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